Watch: Helwani Gives White A Lesson In Promoting Bo Nickal

Ariel Helwani was as perplexed as most were when top prospect Bo Nickal wasn’t signed to a contract following a win on Dana White’s Contender Series. Nickal defeated Zach Borrego in just about a minute of action during the most recent showi…

Ariel Helwani was as perplexed as most were when top prospect Bo Nickal wasn’t signed to a contract following a win on Dana White’s Contender Series. Nickal defeated Zach Borrego in just about a minute of action during the most recent showing of DWCS on Tuesday night. He showed off his stellar ground game and…

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Ariel Helwani Admits He Was Wrong About PFL

In a recent interview on The MMA Hour, Ariel Helwani admitted to PFL CEO Peter Murray that while he was originally critical of the PFL League format, he now “gets it.” The league structure sees fighters compete in two regular season bouts t…

In a recent interview on The MMA Hour, Ariel Helwani admitted to PFL CEO Peter Murray that while he was originally critical of the PFL League format, he now “gets it.” The league structure sees fighters compete in two regular season bouts to secure a spot in the playoffs based on their accumulated points. Fighters…

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Ariel Helwani: UFC/Nate Diaz Saga Would Never Happen In Boxing

Ariel Helwani believes the ongoing saga between the UFC and Nate Diaz would never happen in boxing. Diaz was adamant about being booked as soon as possible for the last fight on his current UFC deal. Diaz wanted to get that fight out of the way so he c…

Ariel Helwani believes the ongoing saga between the UFC and Nate Diaz would never happen in boxing. Diaz was adamant about being booked as soon as possible for the last fight on his current UFC deal. Diaz wanted to get that fight out of the way so he can be free to explore free agency,…

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Helwani: Dana White’s “Three Fights” Requirement Is “All Hogwash”

MMA reporter Ariel Helwani has suggested that there’s no truth behind UFC President Dana White’s frequent claim that UFC fighters must contractually be offered three fights per year. Not many stories have drawn more headlines and talk in MM…

MMA reporter Ariel Helwani has suggested that there’s no truth behind UFC President Dana White’s frequent claim that UFC fighters must contractually be offered three fights per year. Not many stories have drawn more headlines and talk in MMA than Nate Diaz’s UFC status. While he now has the final fight of his active promotional…

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Helwani: UFC Didn’t Want Sterling To Get Diaz PPV Points

Renowned MMA journalist Ariel Helwani believes there was some financial maliciousness involved in the UFC’s decision to move Aljamain Sterling vs. TJ Dillashaw off the UFC 279 card, which is set to be headlined by Nate Diaz. After months of specu…

Renowned MMA journalist Ariel Helwani believes there was some financial maliciousness involved in the UFC’s decision to move Aljamain Sterling vs. TJ Dillashaw off the UFC 279 card, which is set to be headlined by Nate Diaz. After months of speculation, back and forth, and social media posts calling for his release, longtime UFC star…

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Ariel Helwani Criticizes Dana White For “Creepy” $250k Gift

MMA journalist Ariel Helwani thinks that UFC President Dana White should do what he wants, but that his recent $250k gift was a bit odd. White gifted Kyle Forgeard, of the YouTube group Nelk Boys, $250k for his recent birthday. This prompted a strong r…

MMA journalist Ariel Helwani thinks that UFC President Dana White should do what he wants, but that his recent $250k gift was a bit odd. White gifted Kyle Forgeard, of the YouTube group Nelk Boys, $250k for his recent birthday. This prompted a strong reaction from some fighters on social media and alleged White of…

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