Episode 4 of The Ultimate Fighter 21 draws 286k viewers in live viewership

The fourth episode of The Ultimate Fighter 21 debuted last night on Fox Sports 1 and featured Carrington Banks defeating Sobah Homasi by decision. TUF 21

According to Nielson sources, the preliminary viewership for the show came in at 286,000 viewers. The viewership has declined every week for the this season of the reality show and last night’s viewership is down 21 percent from last week’s live viewership rating of 364,000 viewers.

When it came to the competition last night, the night was won by the NBA Playoff doubleheader on TNT. The first game at 8 p.m. ET drew an average audience of 3.8 million viewers and the second game that started at 10:40 p.m. ET came in with 4.7 million viewers.

The ratings history of The Ultimate Fighter 21 is below.

Episode 1: Live+SD – 490k, +3 DVR – 704k
Episode 2: Live+SD – 454k, +3 DVR – 646k
Episode 3: Live+SD – 364k, +3 DVR – 524k
Episode 4: Live+SD – 286k, +3 DVR – Available next week