Georges St-Pierre talks retirement, UFC legacy in exclusive interview with Ariel Helwani | ESPN MMA

UFC legend Georges St-Pierre sits down for an exclusive interview with Ariel Helwani after announcing his retirement from mixed martial arts. GSP goes in depth on why a potential fight vs. Khabib Nurmagomedov never happened (1:00), his decision to retire on top of the game (5:34), and his relationship with UFC president Dana White (8:39). St-Pierre also details his favorite moment in the UFC (14:25), how he wants his legacy to be remembered (19:32), why he always detested fight day (21:35), and if GSP would have believed his career’s storybook ending (24:48).Read More →

Francis Ngannou, Stipe Miocic, Michael Page | Ariel Helwani's MMA Show Ep. 34

Join Ariel Helwani for Episode 34 of his MMA show where Ariel recaps a wild weekend and speaks with guests: (11:09) Vicente Luque, (29:10) Scott Coker, (48:25) Stipe Miocic, (1:04:30) Audie Attar, (1:22:25) Francis Ngannou, (2:28:03) Michael Page, (1:51:35) Aljamain Sterling, (2:11:30) Rose Namajunas, (2:41:40) Santiago Ponzinibbio and (2:53:40) Jimmy Crute.Read More →

Francis Ngannou: People were unhappy with Cain Velasquez defeat | Ariel Helwani's MMA Show

UFC heavyweight Francis Ngannou joins Ariel Helwani’s MMA Show and says “there were a lot of unhappy people” with his fight against Cain Velasquez in UFC Fight Night: Ngannou vs. Velasquez. He said it’s clear he won fair and square and says his punch landed before Velasquez hurt his knee early in the first round. Ngannou says he didn’t need to call out heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier to get a title shot. Ngannou says if he had an option he’d like to fight for the title but would welcome a rematch with Stipe Miocic.Read More →

Cain Velasquez beats Brock Lesnar to win title | Turn Back the Clock | Ariel Helwani’s MMA Show

In honor of Cain Velasquez’s return to the Octagon vs. Francis Ngannou on February 17 on ESPN, Ariel Helwani looks back to Cain’s dominant victory against Brock Lesnar at UFC 121 to become UFC heavyweight champion. Ariel also looks into how the Jon Jones-Daniel Cormier feud developed from that night as well as the infamous moment outside the cage with Lesnar and WWE’s The Undertaker.Read More →

Michael Page calls Paul Daley ‘a disgusting person’ before Bellator fight

Michael “Venom” Page joins Ariel Helwani’s MMA Show in studio to discuss the comment Paul Daley made that started their rivalry before their fight at Bellator 216. Page calls Daley a “sore loser” and that he’ll remain guarded after the fight because of Daley’s previous incidents. MVP also discusses overcoming the recent death of his father.Read More →

Paul Daley calls Michael Page 'childish' ahead of Bellator bout

Paul Daley comes in studio for Ariel Helwani’s MMA Show to talk about his opponent Michael “Venom” Page before their Welterweight Grand Prix fight on Saturday. Daley discusses fighting at Mohegan Sun in Connecticut, saying he is comfortable fighting in the US, but is disappointed his fight with Page isn’t taking place in the UK. He says the emotional aspect of the feud has come from Page, not him.Read More →

Francis Ngannou wants to fight Cain Velasquez at his best | Ariel Helwani’s MMA Show

UFC heavyweight Francis Ngannou joins Ariel Helwani’s MMA Show to discuss his training camp ahead of fighting Cain Velasquez on February 17 on ESPN. “The Predator” says he wants to fight the best version of Velasquez, and that he is a different version of himself, with confidence and a better understanding of the fight business. Ngannou explains how he is helping kids in Cameroon.Read More →

Kelvin Gastelum: It was 'devastating' to not fight Robert Whittaker | Ariel Helwani's MMA Show

UFC middleweight Kelvin Gastelum joins Ariel Helwani’s MMA Show to describe the empty feeling of not getting to fight Robert Whittaker in the main event of UFC 234. He says he started crying when he got the news the morning of the fight after Whittaker pulled out due to a collapsed bowel and hernia. Gastelum says Israel Adesanya’s win over Anderson Silva was a bunch of “theatrics” and he wasn’t impressed. Read More →