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Ariel Helwani's biggest regret: working for Fox

Discussion in 'UFC Discussion' started by Darragh, Nov 25, 2021.

  1. Darragh Orange Belt

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    Ariel is funny, intelligent and the closest thing we have to Howard Cossell in the entire sport. He asks brutally upfront questions and picks apart the hypocrisy of the UFC as a whole. And he's giving his free time here to an aspiring teenage journalist and being honest about a mistake he made in his career.
     
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  2. Sweater of AV Gold Belt

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    He always tells Dana exactly how he feels. Now he's making more than fighters in the UFC.

    All things considered you should probably go easy on Ariel...

    [​IMG] <puh-lease75>
     
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  3. Fatback96 Black Belt

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    Hi Ariel. Nice self promotion.
    <CanYouSeeMeNow>
     
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    Why? I have like 15 years of combat sports under my belt and now I'm enjoying biking (and not getting punched in the head). Nobody has see me cry live on Youtube.

    I think I'm in pretty good shape for a 34 years old dude. Gotta update that pic tho... that was like 1 years and 10lbs ago
     
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  5. Sweater of AV Gold Belt

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    Ariel would knock you out and then report on the aftermath while staring at your corpse. In reality though he would buy you a few times over before it got to that point. Enjoy biking.
     
  6. Local Plata Hitchslap Belt

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    Creating a thread just to put a video from some other content creator should be a bannable offense.
     
  7. SalvadorAllende Yellow Card Yellow Card

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    Ariel ducked a grappling match with the Schmo.

    Also why am Im a writing to a sweater?
     
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  8. spinup Brown Belt

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    I like Ariel, but he 100% is an instigator. He is permanently trying to stir some personnal shit or to fuel some drama.
     
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    He has nothing else going for him. There are an increasing number of media members putting out excellent interviews nowadays, people don't need to go to him. So he has to resort to outright silliness.

    Plus, his career is at a dead end. Lost the Fox job, walked away from ESPN, went back to MMA Fighting and other low rent sites. Seriously, who goes back to working for Vox?
     
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  10. SCTwins Silver Belt

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    This just made me sad.

    We have those clowns, and that guy who looks like a potato and asks the fucking dumbest questions at every single press conference.
     
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  11. Arrrrgh Black Belt

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    He's a successful bloodsport reporter that cries when his feeling are hurt.
    And he's named after a mermaid.

    I say let's allow it and see where it goes.
     
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  12. xmovingparts Purple Belt

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    you're fuckin annoying dude.
     
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    There is no need to have fought to be a great journalist. In fact id argue its almost the opposite. There arent a lot of fighters with degrees or any ability to objectively analysis other fighters. Schaubs a moron and Ariel is a better reporter, more entertaining and a better mma analyst.

    Also wtf does being in the military have to do with anything?
     
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  14. kuroro Purple Belt

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    thats the decayed state of mma, not how cool ariel is.
     
  15. FIghtxIQ Black Belt

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    This. It's respectable that he just doesn't follow the narrative and puts focus on the things other news/media avoid.
     
  16. Afrikan Black Belt

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    I don't know about you guys and gals, but I like when I get inside info on the inner workings of these companies like this. Interesting that Ariel said he's tried to change that money process.

    Anyway I'm no Ariel fanboy.... I've openly criticized Arial for a long time of being an unnecessary instigator... a smart ass around genuine fighters who trusted him... and acting like an incel towards Arianny Celeste for her not taking him to his high school prom or something... I forget. But he was acting all immature and passive aggressive toward her after an incident... when he was hella young and starting out.
     
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    Ariel is a disgrace to Expo fans
     
  18. Hardcore MMA Purple Belt

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    Who cares?
     
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    He never said anything "tough" to Brendan.


    God, I hate mma fans
     
  20. TimeisNOW Blue Belt

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    I'm just curious the amount of regret helwani fans for watching him
     

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