Ultimate Fighter Tag

Last Friday’s episode of UFC’s Ultimate Fighter series on FX averaged approximately 950,000 viewers, the lowest number in the seven-year history of the show and more than 400,000 less than last month’s network debut. TNA Wrestling executive producer Eric Bischoff gloated over the program’s ratings struggles via Facebook, stating Impact Wrestling draws 500,000 more viewers with a much smaller budget. “Think we came close to hitting these numbers with a couple episodes of ReAction at 11pm on Spike,” Bischoff said of the record-low Ultimate Fighter rating. “Tons of promotion onRead More

Posted On April 9, 2012By PWMania.com StaffIn News

Details On TNA’s New Deal With SpikeTV, Expectations & More

- As noted last week, TNA Impact Wrestling will air on Spike TV through October 2014 after TNA and Spike signed a new deal. The current deal was set to expire this October. A lot of people in TNA are relieved right now because the deal was signed and signed as early as it was. One of the topics discussed in negotiations was UFC’s Ultimate Fighter, which left Spike for FX as a part of UFC’s big deal with FOX. Ultimate Fighter is only doing around 1.2 million viewers whileRead More

Posted On February 24, 2011By Keelan BaldersonIn News

How Much ‘Reality’ Will Tough Enough Display?

The format for the return of Tough Enough will have a more “reality style” than previous seasons, which ironically means much more phony drama and scripted segments. The contestants will still reside in a house, but like other shows cell phones and computers were taken away on arrival to make them isolated from the outside world. The internal dramas between housemates will be hammed up. Although Tough Enough is often credited with helping to create the reality genre and was the inspiration for shows like The Ultimate Fighter, this timeRead More

Posted On January 12, 2011By PWMania.com StaffIn News

Lesnar To Host UFC’s Ultimate Fighter & Opponent Announced

It was announced this week that former UFC Heavyweight champion Brock Lesnar will join top heavyweight contender Junior Dos Santos as coaches for the upcoming season. During a media conference call on Tuesday, UFC President Dana White announced that former Heavyweight champion Brock Lesnar and top heavyweight contender Junior Dos Santos will be the coaches for the 13th season of The Ultimate Fighter. This season, which airs in March, will be 28 Welterweights fighting for a UFC contract and will begin taping shortly. Brock Lesnar will face Junior dos SantosRead More

Posted On November 14, 2010By PWMania.com StaffIn News

UFC President Kills Rumors On Brock Lesnar’s Next Fight

UFC president Dana White killed a widely-spread rumor at the UFC 122 pre-fight “Question & Answer” session with UFC Fan Club members in Germany earlier this weekend. According to reports, Brock Lesnar requested a fight with Ultimate Fighter winner Roy “Big Country” Nelson for his next trip to the octagon. White claims that is not true. White claims Lesnar didn’t request the fight and when questioned on what he feels should be Lesnar’s next fight, White said he felt a rubber match with UFC rival Frank Mir would make senseRead More