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ARIEL HELWANI RUMORS

Eager to return to action, Siyar Bahadurzada fights on for the Afghan people

According to a UFC Tonight report from Ariel Helwani, UFC welterweight Siyar Bahadurzada fell awkwardly before his last fight, back at UFC 168, and injured both his labrums and biceps. As a result, the Afghan fighter couldn't wrestle, punch or kick leading up to his contest against John Howard in late 2013. After losing a decision, he tried rehabilitating the injuries with physical...
Via Fox Sports
24 days ago  |  Discuss

Sources say Anderson Silva won't retire, hopes to fight again before 2016

UFC Tonight's Ariel Helwani revealed during tonight's broadcast that sources close to former UFC middleweight king Anderson Silva say that "The Spider" will not retire after testing positive multiple times, for multiple banned drugs, including steroids, before and after his UFC 183 win over Nick Diaz earlier this year.  Word from Silva and sources from his camp since word of the...
Via Fox Sports
March 18, 2015  |  Discuss

Mirko ‘Cro Cop’ Filipovic Re-Signs With UFC

One of the biggest free agent busts in UFC history is about to give it another go inside the octagion. On Tuesday, UFC president Dana White confirmed with reporter Ariel Helwani that heavyweight Mirko “Cro Cop” Filipovic (pictured) has decided to rejoin the UFC. Filipovic, now 40, made his claim to MMA fame for his epic Pride FC scraps in Japan. He finally signed with the UFC...
Via 5thRound.com
January 20, 2015  |  Discuss

MMA Interview: CM Punk Talks When He Will Debut In UFC, WWE’s Reaction To His Jump To UFC

We noted earlier today that Ariel Helwani spoke with CM Punk during the FOX Sports 1 UFC 181 post-show. Helwani caught up with Punk backstage again on Saturday night for a second interview with MMAFighting.com. Here are the highlights: -Punk said it was surreal being with UFC. He said a lot of fighters who don’t have to be cool with him have been very friendly and welcoming...
Via Wrestling News Depot
December 08, 2014  |  Discuss

UFC On The Brink Of Russian TV Deal

In a new interview on ‘The MMA Hour’ radio show the UFC’s Chief Global Officer Garry Cook has revealed that the promotion are on the brink of a television deal in Russia. “We’re just about to announce a television deal in Russia. 55 million households,” Cook told Ariel Helwani. “We’ve never done an event in Russia. The growth is all of that, a global business is...
Via Fight Of The Night
November 25, 2014  |  Discuss

War Machine joked about killing Christy Mack if they broke up (Video)

War Machine may have just been joking when he talked about killing Christy Mack if they broke up, but his words may have contained some truth and foreshadowing in light of recent events. War Machine and Mack joined Ariel Helwani on “The MMA Hour” for an interview on July 30, 2013, to promote War Machine’s […]
Via Larry Brown Sports
August 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Dillashaw-Barao rematch appears to be headed for UFC 177 in Vegas

It looks like ‘The Baron’ will get a shot a bringing the gold back to Brazil soon after all. UFC Tonight’s Ariel Helwani was the first to report, and multiple sources have since confirmed that UFC officials are extremely close to announcing T.J. Dillashaw vs. Renan Barao 2 as the main event of UFC 177. If so, this would mark Dillashaw’s first title defense since scoring what...
Via Fight Booth
July 02, 2014  |  Discuss
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