Ratings Report: Episode 8 of TUF 23 draws 376k viewers in preliminary ratings

The eighth episode of The Ultimate Fighter 23 premiered Wednesday on FS1 and the show featured Josh Stansbury moving into the semifinals of the light heavyweight tournament with a majority decision victory over Abdel Medjedoub.

According to Nielson sources, the show drew 376,000 viewers in the preliminary ratings (Live+SD) and this is nearly identical to last week’s preliminary ratings of 377,000 viewers,

When it came to the sports competition on cable, the night was won by the College Softball World Series game between Auburn and Oklahoma. That came drew 1.476 million viewers and other top sports programs were multiple game in the Copa America 2016.

The +3 DVR viewership for Wednesday night’s episode on The Ultimate Fighter 23 will be released by Nielson on Tuesday and the complete ratings history for The Ultimate Fighter 23 is below.

Episode 1: Live+SD – 479k, +3 DVR – 705k
Episode 2: Live+SD – 387k, +3 DVR – 629k
Episode 3: Live+SD – 414k, +3 DVR – 642k
Episode 4: Live+SD – 336k, +3 DVR – 566k
Episode 5: Live+SD – 361k, +3 DVR – 625k
Episode 6: Live+SD – 444k, +3 DVR – 662k
Episode 7: Live+SD – 377k, +3 DVR – TBA
Episode 8: Live+SD – 376k, +3 DVR – Available next week