TUF Season 12 Premiere Draws 1.6 Million On Spike TV

The premiere of the 12th season of The Ultimate Fighter aired on Wednesday night following the conclusion of UFC Fight Night 22 and drew an average of 1.6 million viewers on Spike TV.

The season, which this time features welterweight stars Georges St.Pierre and Josh Koscheck as the team coaches fell sort of last season’s opener which drew 1.9 million.

Wednesday’s show can however still lay claim to being the top cable program in it’s timeslot amongst 18-49 year-old’s, and DVR viewers have not yet been factored into the total audience figures.

Ross launched MMA Insight (previously FightOfTheNight.com) in 2009 as a way to channel his passion for the sport of mixed martial arts. He's since penned countless news stories and live fight reports along with dozens of feature articles as the lead writer for the site, reaching millions of fans in the process.