The second episode of The Ultimate Fighter 25 debuted seven days ago with 372,000 viewers in the preliminary ratings and the show saw a 38 percent increase in the +3 DVR ratings with 514,000 total viewers.
Nielson sources confirmed the +3 DVR numbers to The MMA Report on Wednesday and through two episodes, the reality show is averaging 507,000 viewers in the +3 DVR viewership.
When it came to the competition last Wednesday evening, The Ultimate Fighter went up against playoff games in NBA and the NHL. The NBA playoff came on TNT came in with 4.275 million viewers in the overnight ratings and the NHL playoff game on NBC Sports drew 985,000 viewers. Other top programs in the 10 p.m. ET hour included Greenleaf on Oprah (1.351 million), House Hunters on HGTV (1.601 million), and Fargo on FX (1.061 million).
The third episode of The Ultimate Fighter 25 will premiere tonight on FS1 at 10 p.m. ET/7 p.m. PT and a preview of tonight’s episode is below.