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Schaub Squashes Beef With Helwani: ‘I Didn’t Realize How Bad I Hurt Him’

After weeks of one of the strangest beefs in MMA history, Brendan Schaub says he is done squabbling with Ariel Helwani. For months, Helwani let Schaub talk about him without saying anything back, supposedly spreading lies fueled by Joe Rogan. Then from the dark depths rose the dreaded Kaiju, Heelwani,...

Ariel Helwani Trolls Brendan Schaub By Posting Past Video

It seems Ariel Helwani is fully embracing his “Heelwani” alter ego after taking yet another jab at Brendan Schaub. The ongoing Helwani-Schaub beef has been a delightfully entertaining sideshow in recent weeks, of which MMANews has proudly provided episodic coverage. We’ve not only seen the duo sling voluminous amounts of...

Curtis Blaydes Confirms Reports That UFC Prematurely Leaks Fight News

The UFC’s rumored practice of leaking fight announcements prior to contracts being signed has been confirmed by Curtis Blaydes. The dubious tactic has long been suspected by some in the industry, most notably Ariel Helwani, who last month wrote about the subject to his Substack followers. “I’m happy that some of...

Helwani Defends The MMA Community Against “Fake” Brendan Schaub

Ariel Helwani has taken it upon himself to defend the honor of his fellow MMA journalists and the entire MMA community against retired UFC heavyweight Brendan Schaub. Today, we bring you another episode in the feud between renowned MMA reporter Ariel Helwani and Brendan Schaub. It all started with Helwani...

Helwani Says Burns Challenging Edwards Shows Lack Of Fighter Unity

Ariel Helwani is going to bat for Leon Edwards, even if that means taking some swings at other welterweights in the process. UFC welterweight Leon Edwards going unbeaten in his last 10 fights has been well documented. Unfortunately for the Englishman, however, this impressive streak has been overshadowed by the...

O’Malley Reveals His Thoughts As Moutinho Refused To Quit At UFC 264

Sean O'Malley has shared what was going through his head during the three-round demolition of Kris Moutinho. During the aftermath of UFC 264 on July 10, company debutant Kris Moutinho managed to gain a huge following despite being on the losing end of a dominant Sean O'Malley display. Moutinho's ability to...

[UPDATE] More Details Revealed On Revenue-Sharing MMA League

Days following our report that an MMA organization with revenue-sharing and benefits was set for launch in 2023, MMA reporter Ariel Helwani has released further details. The organization will be named the World Fighting League (WFL). The new league will be structured so that independent franchise owners will register...

Ariel Helwani Sends Brendan Schaub Final Warning After ‘Fake Apology’

MMA reporter Ariel Helwani has issued a final warning to Brendan Schaub and his associates, again insisting that they leave his name out of their mouths. In last week’s installment of The MMA Hour, Ariel Helwani spoke at length about the gripes he has with Joe Rogan and former UFC...

Ariel Helwani Unloads On Joe Rogan & Brendan Schaub Over Rumors

Ariel Helwani did not mince words when addressing what he claims to be slanderous and unfounded rumors disseminated by Joe Rogan and Brendan Schaub. During the UFC 199 broadcast in 2016, there was a surprise announcement about the landmark UFC 200 event that was scheduled the following month. It was...

[ARCHIVES] VanZant Slams Barber For Messaging Her Husband

Paige VanZant is not a fan of how Maycee Barber is going about getting a fight with her. Fan-favorite VanZant has been in headlines this week for her claims that she makes more money posting pictures on Instagram than fighting for the UFC. But it's another issue involving Instagram that...

Paul & Woodley Fight Won’t Be Subject To Fight-Night Drug Test

Both Jake Paul and Tyron Woodley will not have to undergo fight-night drug tests when they clash tonight. The long-awaited showdown between YouTuber, Jake Paul, and MMA veteran, Tyron Woodley, takes place at the Rocket Mortgage Fieldhouse in Cleveland, Ohio later today when fans will finally get the answers to...

Ariel Helwani Claims Dana White Tried To Prevent His ESPN Tenure

MMA journalist Ariel Helwani is making quite the claim about UFC President Dana White. Helwani recently departed from ESPN after deciding against signing a new contract with the sports media juggernaut. Instead, Helwani will now be working with MMAFighting again, BT Sport, and The Ringer. In addition, Helwani will be...

Helwani: Hunter Campbell To Blame For Threats During UFC Negotiations

Ariel Helwani outs Hunter Campbell for threats during UFC negotiations.

Ariel Helwani Leaving ESPN, Reportedly Headed To Action Network

Ariel Helwani is making his exit from ESPN

Michael Bisping Confirms The UFC Will Return To London On August 14

Former middleweight champion Michael Bisping has confirmed that UFC will return to London for an event on August 14. The former champion and broadcast partner mentioned that he would be working the commentary booth on the fateful night of fights. Recently, the UFC announced a thrilling middleweight headliner between...