The Ultimate Fighter: Team Carwin vs. Team Nelson Draws 947,000 Viewers

Roy Nelson (Matt Erickson/HeavyMMA)

“TUF: Fridays” debut draws low ratings

The debut episode of “The Ultimate Fighter: Team Carwin vs. Team Nelson” drew 947,000 viewers on FX last Friday night. reported the number.

The debut episode of season 16 was the least watched debut episode in the history of the series.

The two-hour special featured 32 fighters in 16 elimination fights, competing for a spot in the house and a spot on either Roy Nelson or Shane Carwin’s team.

This season is the second of the reality series on FX after the UFC and FOX struck a broadcasting deal last year.

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