‘TUF 16’ Episode 8 Matches Season-High Ratings, Draws 1.1 Million Viewers to FX
Episode 8 of “The Ultimate Fighter 16” drew an average of 1.1
million viewers to FX this past Friday, according to an industry
That figure marks a significant increase from the audience of
676,000 that tuned in for the seventh episode on Oct. 26 and
matched the season-high ratings of Episode 4, when “TUF”
UFC on FX 5.
The one-hour show saw Team Nelson’s Jon Manley
advance to the quarterfinals with a first-round submission victory
against Team Carwin member James
“The Ultimate Fighter” began airing on Spike in 2005 and remained
on the network through last year. When the Ultimate Fighting
Championship joined forces with Fox, the series moved to FX in
2012. “TUF 15” was the first iteration of the reality series to
feature live fights at the end of each show, but the UFC has
returned to the taped format for the current season.
Featuring former interim heavyweight champion Shane
Carwin and “TUF 10” winner Roy Nelson as
coaches, “TUF 16” began with 32 welterweights vying for a
six-figure UFC contract. Carwin and Nelson -- along with the
170-pound finalists -- will square off at the show’s finale on Dec.
15 in Las Vegas.
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