Ratings for the eighth episode of "The Ultimate Fighter 16: Team Carwin vs. Team Nelson" tied a season high this past Friday.
1.1 million people tuned into the UFC's reality competition on FX, a sharp increase from the numbers in the three weeks prior. The ratings equaled the number the show hit with its fourth episode of the season.
The figure marks a 63 percent increase in viewers from the 676,000 who tuned into episode No. 7 the previous week.