TUF 21 Episode 3 TV ratings increased 44% in +3 DVR numbers with total of 524,000 viewers

The third episode of The Ultimate Fighter 21 debuted seven days ago with 364,000 viewers in the preliminary ratings and the show saw a 44 percent increase in the +3 DVR ratings with 524,000 total viewers.TUF 21

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

The third episode of The Ultimate Fighter 21 featured Valdir Araujo of the Blackzilians scoring a submission victory over American Top Team’s Steve Carl. With the victory by Araujo, the Blackzilians will host the fourth fight of the season.

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

The fourth episode 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.