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Two fighters get into altercation at UFC retreat, police get involved

Two fighters got into a fight at the UFC Athlete Retreat on Sunday in Las Vegas, according to multiple reports.Cris Cyborg and Angela Magana got into an altercation, according to MMA reporter Ariel Helwani. Helwani says Cyborg punched Magana. Chris Taylor provides more information about the fight, saying Cyborg knocked out one of Magana’s teeth. He also says the altercation occurred...
Via Larry Brown Sports
May 21, 2017  |  Discuss

Conor McGregor is wrong to charge for an interview

2016 was the year of Conor McGregor. Over the course of 12 months, he revolutionized the fight business. His spectacular knockout victory over José Aldo in 2015 earned him a title shot at lightweight in early 2016, but an injury to the then-champion Rafael dos Anjos triggered a series of events that would push McGregor’s stardom to the next level.Nate Diaz showed up to face McGregor...
Via The Sports Post
January 25, 2017  |  Discuss

Mike Goldberg opens up about UFC release

For 15 years, Mike Goldberg was the voice of the UFC. The longtime announcer teamed with Joe Rogan to call UFC fight cards, but that ended during the transition as the new ownership took over the MMA company.During an interview on “The MMA Hour” on Monday with Ariel Helwani, Goldberg finally talked about his release.“It was a shock. It was a shock,” Goldberg said of his reaction...
Via Larry Brown Sports
January 24, 2017  |  Discuss

Ariel Helwani’s lifetime UFC ban lasted less than 48 hours

Just hours after baring his soul on the 333rd episode of his weekly show on MMAFighting.com, it was announced that 6-time World MMA Awards journalist of the year winner Ariel Helwani’s “lifetime” UFC ban has been lifted. Here’s the statement that the UFC released to the public: Following a conversation with the editorial team at SB Nation, UFC will not prevent MMAFighting.com from...
Via Fight Booth
June 07, 2016  |  Discuss

Ariel Helwani alludes to alleged assault by UFC security

Ariel Helwani poured out his heart and shared a lot of personal information during Monday’s edition of “The MMA Hour” — his weekly show. At one point he even referenced an event that got “physical” in 2014. Though Helwani declined to go into specifics about the incident, MMA insider Front Row Brian elaborated on Twitter. He said the allusion by Helwani was to an actual assault on...
Via Larry Brown Sports
June 07, 2016  |  Discuss

Ariel Helwani kicked out of UFC event, banned over reporting Brock Lesnar news

The UFC’s habit of bullying reporters and controlling the news took a new twist on Saturday night when MMA reporter Ariel Helwani says he was kicked out of UFC 199 and banned for life. Helwani tweeted the news of his removal from the show in Inglewood, Calif. at a little after 10 p.m. PT Saturday night just before the main event at UFC 199. The veteran MMA reporter had broken news...
Via Larry Brown Sports
June 05, 2016  |  Discuss
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