Nine Weeks In, Are the TUF 17 TV Ratings Headed for a Big Finish?


Jon Jones vs Chael Sonnen TUF 17Are The Ultimate Fighter: Team Jones vs. Team Sonnen TV ratings headed for a big finish?

We’ll have to wait for the next three weeks of TV ratings returns to find out, but week nine definitely took a turn to the upside.

Episode nine drew 1.3 million viewers, according to TVbytheNumbers.com. That matches the second-best mark of the season, which was set in week two. Only the season premier, at 1.51 million viewers, set a stronger mark.

TUF 17 has three weeks to go before the finale, but we’re now into the home stretch with quarterfinal and semifinal bouts on tap, so a strong return in TV ratings wouldn’t be unexpected.

TUF 17 TV Ratings:

Week 1: 1.51 million viewers
Week 2: 1.30 million viewers
Week 3: 1.20 million viewers
Week 4: 1.25 million viewers
Week 5: 1.13 million viewers
Week 6: 1.14 million viewers
Week 7: 1.26 million viewers
Week 8: 1.12 million viewers
Week 9: 1.30 million viewers

Be sure to Like MMAWeekly.com on Facebook and Follow @MMAWeeklycom on Twitter.

view original article >>
Report here if this news is invalid.
From Around the Web

Related News

  • 22 days ago
  • 30 views

Well, this is new. Multiple reports have surfaced indicating that the next installment of The Ultimate Fighter (TUF) will feature two of the most prominent mixed martial arts (MMA) camps in the world read news >>

  • 28 days ago
  • 3 views

Like a fireball bellowing deep inside of a dragon's belly, UFC 182 will spark what many consider to be the most prolific one-year schedule of all time. Driven by world-class combatants like Jon Jones read news >>

  • 27 days ago
  • 20 views

Will Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) light heavyweight champion Jon Jones knockout Daniel Cormier in the UFC 182 pay-per-view (PPV) main event on Jan. 3, 2015 inside the MGM Grand Garden Arena i read news >>

  • 26 days ago
  • 4 views

As main events in the UFC go, they don't get much better than Jon "Bones" Jones vs. Daniel Cormier. UFC 182 is shaping up to be one of the most memorable events in the promotion's history, and the fe read news >>

  • 26 days ago
  • 42 views

When UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones squares off against Daniel Cormier on Saturday in the main event of UFC 182, mixed martial arts fans will witness the culmination of months of trash talk read news >>

  • 26 days ago
  • 8 views

The light heavyweight title tilt we have all been waiting for is nearly here, and the most compelling 205-pound championship fight ever has us all on the edge of our seats before the two combatants e read news >>

  • 26 days ago
  • 0 views

Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) President Dana White has never been one to mince words, but predicting pay-per-view (PPV) buys is not something he does with any regularity. Apparently, UFC 182 ( read news >>

  • 26 days ago
  • 1338 views

Former UFC middleweight and current ESPN MMA analyst Chael Sonnen breaks down the much-anticipated UFC 182 main event title fight between Jon Jones and Daniel Cormier. It's late in the afternoon on N read news >>

  • 25 days ago
  • 13 views

On the list of main event fights UFC could put together, Jon Jones defending the light heavyweight championship against Daniel Cormier would be right at the top. The two stars will finally lock horns read news >>