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Nate Diaz Confirms He Was Offered A Headline Bout At UFC 213

Having not fought since his epic battle with Conor McGregor at UFC 202 last August, Nate Diaz finally sat down for a tell all interview with Ariel Helwani on Wednesday evening. Undoubtedly one of the UFC’s biggest stars in his own right, multiple reports have suggested that Nate had recently refused several fight offers from the promotion as he felt …

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Watch: ‘Me And You Got Problems’ UFC Lightweight Kevin Lee Goes Straight At Ariel Helwani On The MMA Hour

UFC lightweight Kevin Lee hasn’t really needed any help in generating headlines as of late. In November, after he submitted Magomed Mustafaev in Belfast, Lee cut a very heelish promo in which he antagonized the hometown fans and called out UFC lightweight champion Conor McGregor. The line, “I would put McGregor on his back right now in this arena and …

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The UFC Have Already Tried And Failed To Rebook Nurmagomedov Vs Ferguson Reports Helwani

According to MMAFighting reporter Ariel Helwani, the UFC have already tried to rebook the interim lightweight title fight between Khabib Nurmagomedov and Tony Ferguson, which was scheduled to take place at UFC 209 in Las Vegas last weekend. The bout was scrapped because a doctor recommended that Nurmagomedov should not compete after he had been hospitalised amidst a struggle to …

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Watch: Ariel Helwani Opens Up About His Unprecedented Pay-Per-View Interview With Conor McGregor

Speaking on his weekly podcast, The MMA Hour, Ariel Helwani opened up about his unprecedented pay-per-view interview with Conor McGregor and what he felt were the main takeaways from the big sit down. Analysing the extraordinary interview on his weekly show, Ariel Helwani spoke about Conor’s determination to fight Floyd Mayweather, about the UFC’s reaction to his controversial Instagram post, …

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Conor McGregor Drops Bombshell Regarding UFC Featherweight Fight During Pay-Per-View Interview

On Saturday night, Conor McGregor sat down for an unprecedented pay-per-view interview with Ariel Helwani in Manchester. With a number of talking points to be addressed on the night, fans were rather correctly expecting the main talking points to surround Floyd Mayweather or his apparent ten month break. However, Conor dropped a huge bombshell early in the interview when Conor …

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Listen: Dana White Rips ‘Weasel’ Ariel Helwani In Vicious Tirade

The UFC may have reneged on their initial threat to withhold media credentials from Ariel Helwani for life, seemingly due to media and public pressure, but the MMAFighting journalist is still a persona non grata as far as the promotional brass are concerned. During an appearance on the first edition of a new podcast called UFC Unfiltered, which is hosted by …

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The UFC Release A Statement Confirming That Ariel Helwani’s ‘Lifetime Ban’ Has Been Lifted

It appears as though the main event of UFC 199, a middleweight title fight between Luke Rockhold and Michael Bisping, will be the only bout that Ariel Helwani misses on account of his highly-publicized ‘lifetime ban’. The MMAFighting reporter was escorted from the UFC’s event at the Forum in Inglewood, California on Saturday night, along with two of his colleagues, and …

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Dana White Addresses MMA Journalist Ariel Helwani’s ‘Lifetime Ban’

The removal of renowned MMA journalist Ariel Helwani from UFC 199 on Saturday night ruffled a few feathers, but UFC president Dana White is standing his ground on the decision. Helwani, along with photo journalist Esther Lin and videographer E. Casey Leydon, were shown the door before the Rockhold/Bisping main event shortly after Helwani broke the news of Brock Lesnar’s return and …

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Watch: Joe Rogan Makes An Epic And Candid Cameo On The MMA Hour

The always eccentric Joe Rogan unexpectedly gatecrashed this week’s edition of The MMA Hour and put host Ariel Helwani on the spot by asking why he was fired from FOX Sports. Helwani was interviewing former UFC heavyweight Brendan Schaub and comedian Bryan Callen through Skype on Monday, before a boisterous Rogan appeared on screen spouting explicit language and flaunting medicinal marijuana. …

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