The Ultimate Fighter 21 debut episode ratings jump 44 percent in +3 DVR numbers

The Ultimate Fighter 21 debuted seven days ago with 490,000 viewers in the preliminary ratings and the show saw a 44 percent increase in the +3 DVR ratings with 704,000 total viewers.TUF 21

Nielson sources confirmed the +3 DVR numbers to The MMA Report on Wednesday afternoon.

The premiere episode of The Ultimate Fighter 21 featured Kamaru Usman of the Blackzilians scoring a decision victory over American Top Team’s Michael Graves. With the victory by Usman, the Blackzilians will host the second fight of the season.

The second episode two of The Ultimate Fighter 21 will premiere tonight on Fox Sports 1 at 10 p.m. ET/7 p.m. PT and check out a preview of tonight’s episode below.