TUF 21 Episode 5 TV ratings increased 51% in +3 DVR numbers, largest increase this season

The fifth episode of The Ultimate Fighter 21 debuted seven days ago with 340,000 viewers in the preliminary ratings and the show saw a 51 percent increase in the +3 DVR ratings with 512,000 total viewers.TUF 21

Nielson sources confirmed the +3 DVR numbers to The MMA Report on Wednesday afternoon and this is the largest increase of the season from the preliminary ratings to the +3 DVR ratings.

The fifth episode of The Ultimate Fighter 21 featured Hayder Hassan of American Top Team defeating the Blackzilians Andrews Nakahara by knockout in 48 seconds. With the victory by Hassan, the American Top Team is now only down 50 points in the competition and will host the sixth 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
Episode 4: Live+SD – 286k, +3 DVR – 415k
Episode 5: Live+SD – 340k, +3 DVR – 512k

The sixth 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.