The fourth episode of The Ultimate Fighter 26 premiered seven days ago on FS1 with 261,000 viewers and the UFC reality show saw a 46 percent increase in the +3 DVR viewership with a total of 381,000 viewers.
The +3 DVR viewership was confirmed to The MMA Report on Wednesday evening by Nielson sources and this is the most watched episode of this season.
The fourth episode of The Ultimate Fighter 26 featured #14 seed Nicco Montano upsetting #3 seed Lauren Murphy by unanimous decision and she will now face #6 seed Montana Stewart in the quarterfinals. Following the win by Montano, Justin Gaethje announced that the next fight in the tournament will feature #5 seed Maia Stevenson taking on #12 seed Sijara Eubanks.
WHO YA GOT? @SarJnCharge vs. @maialeihua on #TUF26. It’s lit! 🔥🔥🔥pic.twitter.com/y38R0QXUrd
— The Ultimate Fighter (@UltimateFighter) September 27, 2017
The current television ratings for this season of The Ultimate Fighter is below.
Episode 1: Live+SD – 308k, +3 DVR – 375k
Episode 2: Live+SD – 176k, +3 DVR – 212k *
Episode 3: Live+SD – 220k, +3 DVR – 373k
Episode 4: Live+SD – 261k, +3 DVR – 381k
* – Combined viewership from FS1 and FS2.