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Cris Cyborg Reveals That She Will Leave The UFC For Bellator When Her Contract Is Up

The women’s featherweight champion of the world made a rather bizarre admission during a recent appearance on the MMA Hour with Ariel Helwani. It might not have been long since the UFC announced their plan to establish a women’s 145lb weight-class for their roster but despite the fact that the champ Cristiane ‘Cyborg’ Justino managed to bring in some pretty …

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Joe Rogan Apologises To Ariel Helwani After Accidentally Stealing His Podcast Name

Joe Rogan has apologised to Ariel Helwani for giving his new MMA podcast the same name as the famous MMA journalist’s show.  Joe Rogan runs one of the most successful podcasts in the world titled ‘The Joe Rogan Experience’. During the free video and audio show, the American comedian and commentator discusses a range of topics ranging from conspiracy theories to weekly …

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Michael Bisping Speaks On His Wish For Big-Money Fights, Teases Georges St-Pierre’s Return

UFC middleweight champion Michael Bisping spoke to Ariel Helwani recently about his division’s #1 contender, Yoel Romero, his own desire to fight in a landmark event as well as the return of the former welterweight champion, Georges St-Pierre. Michael Bisping’s reign as the UFC’s middleweight champion has been an odd one, for some. As a long-time veteran of the sport, …

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Bellator MMA And BAMMA To Collabarate For Upcoming Show In Dublin

Those not willing to travel up north for UFC Belfast next month can still catch some top-notch mixed martial arts action in Dublin, as Bellator MMA and BAMMA will collaborate for a show in December. Severe MMA’s Peter Carroll was a guest on Monday’s edition of the MMA hour and told host Ariel Helwani that the event will go live on December …

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Alvarez Has Some Interesting Things To Say About McGregor Staredown

NEW YORK, NY - SEPTEMBER 27: Conor McGregor and Eddie Alvarez face-off as UFC president Dana White breaks them up at the UFC 205 press conference at The Theater at Madison Square Garden on September 27, 2016 in New York City. (Photo by Michael Reaves/Getty Images)

Stepping inside the octagon with Conor McGregor is a daunting task, but doing pre-fight media obligations alongside the brash Irishman is a totally different experience. Current UFC lightweight champion Eddie Alvarez will see plenty of the slander-spewing Dubliner in the lead-up their UFC 205 bout this November, and already both fighters have minced words during a recent press conference. Being a …

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Helwani Reveals Gunnar Nelson Is Set To Headline UFC Belfast

ROTTERDAM, NETHERLANDS - MAY 08: Gunnar Nelson (R) of Iceland celebrates victory over Albert Tumenov of Russia after their Welterweight bout during the UFC Fight Night 87 at Ahoy on May 8, 2016 in Rotterdam, Netherlands. (Photo by Dean Mouhtaropoulos/Getty Images)

MMA Fighting’s Ariel Helwani reported late Wednesday night that SBG’s Gunnar Nelson is set to headline UFC Fight Night 99 on the 19th of November at the SSE Arena in Belfast. The card marks the first time since 2007 that the UFC will be returning to Northern Ireland with Nelson reportedly set to face off against Korean welterweight Dong Hyun Kim in the …

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Dominick Cruz Believes McGregor Couldn’t Mentally Break Nate Diaz

UFC bantamweight champion Dominick Cruz is currently preparing for his upcoming title defense at UFC 199 but spared some time to talk about the always entertaining Conor McGregor. Cruz is locking horns with Urijah Faber at the event next weekend at The Forum in Inglewood, California, bringing to boil a nine-year rivalry between the two. However, McGregor was the burning …

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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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Will Georges St. Pierre Return To The UFC In 2016?

A story that seemed to be beaten to death is the possible return to the UFC of Georges ‘Rush’ St. Pierre but in light of recent speculation, perhaps the story still has life in it. Firas Zahabi (long-time coach of GSP), appeared on Monday’s edition of The MMA Hour with Ariel Helwani to discuss stories arising from the famed Tristar gym …

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