Ariel Helwani Tag

Posted On June 11, 2012By StaffIn News, Videos

Video: UFC President Dana White Talks On Brock Lesnar Meeting

UFC President Dana White caught up with analyst Ariel Helwani after UFC on FX to discuss the incredible night of fights. Dana was very impressed by Demetrious Johnson and Erick Silva, among others. White also shared some very interesting news on Brock Lesnar.Read More

Posted On January 27, 2012By StaffIn News

CM Punk Talks Dolph Ziggler, WM28 Opponent, Doing MMA & More

WWE Champion CM Punk recently spoke with Ariel Helwani of this week to discuss why he is not appearing at Saturday’s UFC on FOX event as previously announced, as well as Sunday’s Royal Rumble pay-per-view. Here are some highlights of what Punk spoke about, followed by video of the interview: – Punk says he removed himself from appearing at the UFC event with Chael Sonnen in Chicago this weekend and didn’t want to overshadow the main event. This could be somewhat of a political answer, as previous reports haveRead More

Posted On November 20, 2011By StaffIn News

Late Backstage Notes Regarding Tonight’s Survivor Series

According to, WWE management was happy at approximately three hours prior to the start-time of the Survivor Series pay-per-view due to the fact that “Survivor Series” was trending worldwide on Twitter. Seriously, this Twitter worship is getting ridiculous lately. For those who care, well-respected mixed-martial-arts journalist Ariel Helwani of will be sitting front row at tonight’s WWE Survivor Series event. Helwani, who was in San Jose last night covering the UFC 139: “Shogun vs. Hendo” event, which turned out to be a classic, is best known to proRead More

Posted On August 2, 2011By Daniel PenaIn News

Tara No Longer Pursuing MMA, Mickie To Make Announcement

– TNA Wrestling performer Lisa Marie Varon (a/k/a Tara) stated in an interview with Ariel Helwani of that she no longer has aspirations for a career in mixed martial arts. The multi-time women’s wrestling champion cites an injury (a torn ligament in her elbow) during a Steel Cage bout against Mickie James, which will eventually require Tommy John surgery, as the main reason for mixed martial arts no longer being in the cards. Varon also cites her age, and feels that she would have been involved in mixed martialRead More
– WWE Hall of Famer Shawn Michaels posted a lengthy blog on his Facebook account explaining why he hunts animals. He wrote, “I recognize that no matter how much love, faith, and factual information I provide there are going to be people who simply will not agree with the lifestyle I have chosen. Personally, it’s that diversity that makes us so great. I would ask that as I respect your right to disagree, you show me the same courtesy. I spent 25 years defending myself and you against the stereotypeRead More