Episode eight is titled “Sink or Swim.”

Season 26 of The Ultimate Fighter (TUF) is back on FOX Sports 1 later night (Weds., Nov. 1, 2017) with episode eight of “Alvarez vs. Gaethje,” the all-female flyweight season searching for the next big star at 125 pounds.

If you missed episode seven, click here for our complete recap.

Tonight, No. 8 Emily Whitmire (2-1) from Team Gaethje takes on No. 9 Christina Marks (8-8) from Team Alvarez in the season’s final elimination fight. In addition, tensions boil over between Coach Alvarez and Lauren Murphy. All that, plus the coach’s challenge!

Here’s were we stand heading into episode eight.

By fight:

No. 1 Roxanne Modafferi (21-13) def. No. 16 Shana Dobson (2-1)
No. 2 Barb Honchak (10-2) def. No. 15 Gillian Robertson (3-2)
No. 14 Nicco Montano (3-2) def. No. 3 Lauren Murphy (9-3)
No. 4 DeAnna Bennett (8-3) def. No. 13 Karine Gevorgyan (3-2)
No. 12 Sijara Eubanks (2-2) def. No. 5 Maia Stevenson (6-4)
No. 6 Montana Stewart (7-4) def. No. 11 Ariel Beck (4-4)
No. 10 Rachael Ostovich (3-3) def. No. 7 Melinda Fabian (4-3-1)
No. 8 Emily Whitmire (2-1) vs. No. 9 Christina Marks (8-8)

By team:

Coach Alvarez:

Barb Honchak (10-2)
Shana Dobson (2-1)
Christina Marks (8-8)
Melinda Fabian (4-3-1)
Sijara Eubanks (2-2)
Ariel Beck (4-4)
DeAnna Bennett (8-3)
Lauren Murphy (9-3)

Coach Gaethje:

Roxanne Modafferi (21-13)
Gillian Robertson (3-2)
Emily Whitmire (2-1)
Rachael Ostovich (3-3)
Maia Stevenson (6-4)
Montana Stewart (7-4)
Karine Gevorgyan (3-2)
Nicco Montano (3-2)

Team Gaethje leads 4-3.

Be sure to tune in tonight at 10 p.m. ET on FOX Sports 1 and follow along with us in the comments section below. Then hit us up again just as soon as the credits roll for our complete results and recap.

See you tonight!