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Veteran journalist Ariel Helwani moves to ESPN, will host new show with Chael Sonnen

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Veteran MMA journalist Ariel Helwani is moving to ESPN, the cable network today announced.

Helwani will make the move from MMAFighting.com, where he has spent the bulk of his career. The Montreal-born New York resident is a six-time winner of the “MMA Journalist of the Year” award from the fan-voted World MMA Awards. His resume also includes work for FOX Sports’ UFC coverage, as well as SiriusXM Radio.

Helwani will move to the network next month and his roles, according to a news release, will include co-hosting a new weekly program on ESPN+: “Ariel & The Bad Guy” with current Bellator fighter Chael Sonnen. In addition, Helwani’s popular current MMM Fighting show “The MMA Hour” will continue at ESPN, but as “Ariel Helwani’s MMA Show,” the network stated. In addition, he’ll be an MMA reporter for ESPN across on-air and digital media platforms.

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Post #1   5/17/18 3:25:57PM   

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This ESPN move will hopefully bring the MMA Beat downrange too.

Post #2   5/18/18 2:17:17AM   

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Despite what some people say about him, Ariel is actually a really good guy. I'm really happy for him!

Post #3   5/18/18 3:52:34AM   

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I've always liked Ariel, he does stir the pot every now and then but he usually asks the best and most interesting questions.

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Ariel Helwani was never my friend. - Dana White



As it should be

Post #6   5/19/18 3:19:37PM