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Ryan Lochte Does a Jason Derulo-Inspired Cha Cha for 'DWTS' Week 3 - Watch Now!

Ryan Lochte and his pro partner Cheryl Burke put on a show for the packed live audience on Monday (September 26) during Dancing with the Stars.

The pair danced a Cha Cha to “If It Ain’t Love” by Jason Derulo. This week’s episode had the contestants competing directly with another dancing couple. Ryan and Cheryl went up against James Hinchcliffe and Sharna Burgess, who also danced a Cha Cha to “Big Trouble” by Outasight.

Ryan and Cheryl received a score of 25 out of 40.

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Ryan Lochte Says 'DWTS' is 10 Times Harder Than Swimming

Ryan Lochte and his girlfriend Kayla Rae Reid head back to their car after grabbing dinner on Saturday night (September 24) in West Hollywood, Calif.

The couple enjoyed a meal at the new celeb hotspot Catch LA.

The day before, Ryan and his Dancing With The Stars partner Cheryl Burke made an appearance on Extra at Universal Studios, where he talked about how much harder dancing is than swimming.

“This is ten times harder. I thought being an athlete would be a piece of cake learning how to dance,” he told host Mario Lopez. “It’s so hard. Luckily, I have her as my dance partner or I’d be so lost.”

Cheryl also had some very nice things to say about Ryan.

“He’s amazing, he’s always on time, likes to have fun, works hard,” she shared. “It doesn’t come natural to him at all; posture, we have to work on. He wants to do well and giving me his all and that’s all you can ask for.”

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Also pictured inside: Ryan and Cheryl heading to dance practice on Wednesday (September 21) and Thursday (September 22).

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Ryan Lochte Gets Lots of Love From the 'DWTS' Cast & Crew

Ryan Lochte keeps it casual in a black tee while heading out of Dancing With The Stars rehearsal on Saturday afternoon (September 17) in Los Angeles.

The day after, the 32-year-old swimmer was spotted heading back into the studio for some last minute practice before the show’s taping.

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Despite having a rocky first week during which protesters stormed the stage after Ryan‘s dancing debut, week two went much better!

Ryan received an outpouring of support from the DWTS cast and crew, who all donned custom shirts that said Lochte in a heart during the show’s week two taping.

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Ryan Lochte Dances to 'Muppet Show' Theme on 'DWTS' Week 2 - Watch Now!

Ryan Lochte and Cheryl Burke take the stage for their week two dance during Dancing with the Stars, which aired Monday (September 19).

The dancing duo danced a quickstep to The Muppet Show theme, and received a score of 24 from the judges.

Take a look at their dance below if you missed it!

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Ryan Lochte's 'DWTS' Protesters Explain Why They Stormed On Stage

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Ryan Lochte Reacts to 'DWTS' Ambush: 'It's Hard'

Ryan Lochte is opening up about being ambushed during his Dancing with the Stars debut on Monday evening (September 12).

If you missed it, protesters wearing anti-Ryan Lochte t-shirts stormed the stage right after the 32-year-old swimmer danced his first dance with partner Cheryl Burke.

“It’s hard,” Ryan told E! News, adding it feels like “someone reached inside and ripped my heart out and stepped on it.”

“I’m doing good. So many feelings are going through my head right now. A little hurt. I came out here and I wanted to do something I was completely uncomfortable with, and I did,” Ryan added on air during DWTS.

Meanwhile, Cheryl reacted by telling host Tom Bergeron, “I’m hurt for Ryan. He’s sweet, he’s kind. He’s working his butt off. I hope people give him a chance.”

Ryan Lochte Ambushed on 'DWTS': Protesters Storm Stage in New Footage - Watch

Ryan Lochte was the subject of an attack on stage last night (September 12) during the live premiere of Dancing with the Stars, and now there’s new video footage of the incident.

Host Tom Bergeron explained that the protesters, who stormed the stage to send a message to Ryan, were screened as normal audience members. They were dressed in t-shirts that read “No Lochte.” The attack was aimed at Ryan, who had been involved in lots of legal drama for his part in the Rio robbery lie.

“Two individuals stormed the dance floor tonight and were immediately subdued and escorted out of the building,” producers told THR. “The matter is now being handled by the authorities.”