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Ariel Helwani @arielhelwani Born in Montréal, QC, Canada

Journalist for @espn / Host of Ariel Helwani’s MMA Show, Ariel & The Bad Guy and The MMA Reporters / Proud father of 3 / Canadian 🇨🇦.

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Joined Twitter 12/3/08

Almost eleven years to the day that they first met at Afflicition: Banned, Andrei Arlovski and Ben Rothwell will ta… UFC strawweight champion Jessica Andrade has many options for her first title defense, but if it was up to her… again, phenomenal work by John. This is a must listen. No one covering combat sports produces audio documentar…“I just want Natan again… he and I are gonna clash again. I just want to right that.” - @CWadeMMA starts his season…
Retweeted by Ariel HelwaniNew UFC champion @jessicammapro is open to a rematch with Joanna after other deserving strawweights get their shot…
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Got to sing “American Pie” with @Tyson_Fury today. I can die a happy man. Full: @CWadeMMA @Leon_edwardsmma @PetrYanUFC @Tyson_Fury @Garry_Tonon @RD_GOAT @TWooodley @RdosAnjosMMA @FeeNom479 an eventful #VictoriaDay @arielhelwani is joined by @TWooodley @Tyson_Fury and many more!!
Retweeted by Ariel Helwani @Benaskren 🤔“If I did not break my foot, that would be a totally different career for Conor McGregor.” - @RdosAnjosMMA (via…
Retweeted by Ariel Helwani"This rematch has got to happen." @Tyson_Fury has his eyes on Deontay Wilder if he wins on June 15 (via…
Retweeted by Ariel HelwaniHere’s the link to buy tickets for the first-ever #HelwaniRoadShow. We’re coming to Chicago’s Lincoln Hall on Frida… Spencer is open to fighting @criscyborg. Said Edmonton at the end of July is a little soon. "I'm ready fo…
Retweeted by Ariel HelwaniFelicia Spencer on fighting Cyborg next: I can't be the only one that doesn't get paid to fight her. I mean, I've s…
Retweeted by Ariel HelwaniUp Now on #HelwaniShow: Newly crowned UFC strawweight champion @jessicammapro Spencer just crushed @arielhelwani. Told him she was born in Montreal but left for Florida at age 4. “I’v…
Retweeted by Ariel HelwaniUp Next on #HelwaniShow: Former Invicta FC featherweight champion @FeeNom479 stops by Next on #HelwaniShow: Following a massive win saturday night, @RdosAnjosMMA on what is next @arielhelwani #HelwaniShow Always interesting hearing from the fighters themselves and not thru media. Can…
Retweeted by Ariel HelwaniUp Next on #HelwaniShow: Victorious in his UFC debut, Michel Pereira joins the program Next on #HelwaniShow: Former UFC welterweight champion @TWooodley Next on #HelwaniShow: @RD_GOAT stops by to discuss his massive KO win at Bellator Birmingham
Retweeted by Ariel HelwaniTyson Fury says he currently weighs 270. #HelwaniShow
Retweeted by Ariel HelwaniUp Next on #HelwaniShow: The undefeated @Garry_Tonon out that jacket. #HelwaniShow
Retweeted by Ariel HelwaniTyson Fury says he's been told a rematch with Deontay Wilder is "likely to happen in March or April of next year."…
Retweeted by Ariel HelwaniUp Next on #HelwaniShow: Former heavyweight boxing champion @Tyson_Fury looks ahead to his contest vs Tom Schwarz Next on #HelwaniShow: Rising UFC bantamweight @PetrYanUFC Edwards wants to fight Rafael dos Anjos in Abu Dhabi or replace Tyron Woodley to fight Robbie Lawler in Minneapolis. #HelwaniShow
Retweeted by Ariel HelwaniUp Next on #HelwaniShow: @Leon_edwardsmma NOW on @arielhelwani's #HelwaniShow: @CWadeMMA!
Retweeted by Ariel HelwaniGreetings. The #HelwaniShow is live in 2 minutes! Another super-stacked show. First up, PFL’s Chris Wade! Watch:… info will be released at 1 pm. Top of the show! shares his thoughts on the future for Rafael dos Anjos, including an intriguing potential opponent,…
Retweeted by Ariel HelwaniExcited to chat with the Nose himself on the @arielhelwani mma show! @ Greater Rochester International Airport (ROC)
Retweeted by Ariel HelwaniHappy Monday, friends. Here are my random thoughts on the week that was and to come in MMA + today’s #HelwaniShow we’ll also be joined by @TWooodley today. sport comes with the highest highs and the lowest lows....
Retweeted by Ariel HelwaniEveryone knows you don’t mess with honorary Canadian Kawhi Leonard on Victoria Day weekend. What a freaking game. T…
Jorge Masvidal & Anthony Pettis have agreed to meet in a grappling match on 6/15 in Pensacola, Fla. The event, whic…’s #HelwaniShow lineup: @Tyson_Fury @RdosAnjosMMA @jessicammapro @PetrYanUFC @Garry_Tonon @RD_GOAT settles his differences in the ring. #WilderBreazeale
Retweeted by Ariel Helwani“This s--- really makes you question what you believe in.” (via @MoTownPhenom)
Retweeted by Ariel HelwaniNo PR team needed. I don't do it for the likes...I do it for the love 💖💕
Retweeted by Ariel HelwaniDo they always dress this way? If so, that’s kinda awesome. Lee has been transported to a local hospital, per his manager. @aaronbronsteter first reported. @AntEvansExUFC 👋Rafael dos Anjos submits Kevin Lee in fourth, snaps two-fight skid
Retweeted by Ariel HelwaniWhat a right. Which makes you wonder, just how good is Tyson Fury? night ever! (And just in time for 4th Q of GSW-Blazers.) smokes. Deontay Wilder wins via first round KO. What a showman. Bring on Fury 2. Please! (I’ll take Joshua, too.) wins via 4th round arm triangle. Impressive win for the former champ. Lee looked good early but RDA weathered t… @sagenorthcutt I had almost the exact same injury in 2011 & I was back in the Octagon a few months later. I’m s…
Retweeted by Ariel HelwaniSage Northcutt just posted on IG that he came out of a nine-hour surgery. Suffered 8 fractures in his face as a res… Cyborg wants Spencer in 🇨🇦.! Thank you for your service, Corey. (It’s amazing, isn’t it?) news: Alex Volkanovski has been cleared to fly and will be finally going home Sunday, per his manager Rhys Dal Cin.All four of Spencer's submission victories have been via rear-naked choke.HI, FELICIA 👋 @FeeNom479 #UFCRochester
Retweeted by Ariel HelwaniFelicia Spencer subs Megan Anderson via RNC in the first. @NewYorkRic knows. Great win for Montreal’s own.The @NewYorkRic has been banging the Felicia Spencer drum for quite some time now. Big debut for the Montrealer coming up v. Megan Anderson.4️⃣ KO/TKOs in a row for @VicenteLuqueMMA #UFCRochester
Retweeted by Ariel HelwaniClass from Jens. UFC Hall of Fame just got a little bit sweeter @SugaRashadEvans #UFCRochester
Retweeted by Ariel HelwaniIf you need an explainer on The People’s Main Event (PME), look no further. (cc: @arielhelwani)
Retweeted by Ariel HelwaniCool that the announcement is made near his hometown of Niagara Falls.Rashad Evans will be inducted into the UFC Hall of Fame in July, per the broadcast.That was Charles Oliveira's first knockout victory in his 24th UFC fight. His last knockout victory came in 2010.Guess it’s all a moot point but I don’t get why he didn’t get a point deducted for the illegal kick. @mma_kings Gimmick infringementHa. “The People’s Main Event”? Now where have I seen that before? 👃 (Great promo.) @AndrewRDavis85 Pennington has Aldana next in SA.Or GDR? Those are the only two that really make sense.Agreed. Ketlen Vieira next?
Congrats big man Cudnt happen to a more deserving nicer fella 👌🏻👊🏻
Retweeted by Ariel Helwani @MMAGEEK1 YesThis next one is interesting. Jourdain is a nice Canadian (and Quebec) prospect. Green should probably be facing a… Pereira’s debut: the most exciting thing to happen in exotic Rochester since ... ever?One of the all time great debuts. From crying to the walkout to this finish ... spectacular. Remember the name Mich… is Michel Pereira BEFORE the fight even started #UFCRochester
Retweeted by Ariel HelwaniToo late. He just won via KO in the first. What a scintillating debut.’d love to know how much welterweight Pereira weighs right now. 190? 195? Also, this guy is really fun to watch.… KNEE SENDS HIM REELING @EdHermanufc #UFCRochester
Retweeted by Ariel HelwaniHuman highlight reel Michel Pereira crying before enter the cage prior to his debut. Lovely moment.Clean as can be. (Wish that punch was thrown on the ground but seemed like he pulled back a bit at the last second.) @KSW_MMA @JonasJerebko One day! @arielhelwani awesome fights. Gotta turn it off soon before this pregame nap 👊🏻
Retweeted by Ariel HelwaniYou know KSW is doing something right when superfan and friend of the show @JonasJerebko is tweeting about them a f… @NiallHarty @PetesyCarroll @FiteTV @KSW_MMA @MMAFighting Very. @PetesyCarroll Domino’s? Any Rigatoni?Loss thoughts...
Retweeted by Ariel HelwaniI woke up at 6 am to get this out before the event, so be sound and give it a read, my loves. Even after consuming…
Retweeted by Ariel Helwani.@BronzeBomber said what he said. 😳(via @maxkellerman on Boxing)
Retweeted by Ariel HelwaniFriend of the show @MikeMiller_13 doing big things in Memphis.! Garry Tonon is no longer a prospect in MMA. This is a resurrection! I'm bringing grappling back from the dead…
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👀❤️🇨🇦 @philipoconnor Oh I know. Fascinating.Attention Chicago: we’re doing a LIVE #HelwaniShow on June 7, the night before UFC 238, at Lincoln Hall. Tickets go…
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