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Monday, 04/30/2012, 02:22 pm

The Ultimate Fighter Live On FX Episode 8 Ratings Report

Ratings for the eight installment of “The Ultimate Fighter” Live on FX are in and they are the lowest recorded ratings since the shows start.

According to the official numbers released by company executives, the show was viewed by approximately 929,000 households (average). That again is the lowest recorded audience since the show started.

“The Ultimate Fighter” Live on FX features bantamweight champion, Dominick Cruz as he squares off with his upcoming opponent, Urijah Faber as they both work opposite each other in hopes to find the UFC’s next big star.

“The Ultimate Fighter” Live on FX airs every Friday at 9pm. Check your local listing for availability.

We will keep a tally of this season’s ratings as they come out; here is what we have so far:

Episode 1: 1.3 million viewers
Episode 2: 1.1 million viewers
Episode 3: 1.2 million viewers
Episode 4: 1.1 million viewers
Episode 5: 947,000 viewers
Episode 6: 1.0 million viewers
Episode 7: 1.0 million viewers
Episode 8: 929,000 viewers

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18 Responses to “The Ultimate Fighter Live On FX Episode 8 Ratings Report”

  1. Scotty says:

    Million viewers on a Friday night isn’t bad.. Still think they should change it to either Sunday night or Wednesday night..

  2. true mma says:

    Nobody wants to see that dumb ass Cruz.

  3. EBM FTW says:

    There is not enough drama in the house. I stopped watching since episode 3. Because of the live fights, I believe they made the show “too real”.

  4. Kk says:

    The ratings are so low because people arent gona sit around til 10 o’clock at night on a friday just to watch a tv show. They definetly need to have it between sun-thurs.

  5. Eric says:

    I watched half of the first episode then stopped watching it and haven’t seen an episode since. Also I have no interest in reading subtitles for Brazil either. I find myself wanting to see Ultimate Fighter but I wont watch either of these versions out right now. I have watched every episode of each season in the past but this live format does not do it for me at all.

  6. Clay says:

    DVR this shit everybody cmon

  7. Bear says:

    Friday nights suck, and it just isnt exciting enough to make me want to DVR it.

  8. Kalab says:

    2 my friends from my gym are on there and I only tuned in to watch Sam Sicilia and mike Chiesa fight… And it’s DVR’d… Its just the same thing every season…

  9. Mr. Nuggets says:

    Wed night @ 9….PERFECT! Fri’s @ 10 is brutal, plus…they need more female fighters visit! They do need to mix it up

  10. Yea I agree that Friday is a horrible time for the show. The fact that they choose to air it at ten is because WWE Smackdown is off at 10pm. If they are afraid to compete with the WWE then make it on a Sunday night at 8pm. Perfect time.

  11. Dick Diaz says:

    didn’t MMAMania just have an article today about how riveted Dana White is with the ratings? lol…

  12. Paul Harris says:

    Joe San Do

  13. john says:

    I miss the old ultimate fighter series where we see the fighters grow

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