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“. . .For Longtime Fans Of The Sport, It’s Actually Quite Surreal . . . “

ESPN's MMA Insider Ariel Helwani discusses why he thinks UFC and ESPN make an ideal pair

In the video above, ESPN’s mixed martial arts (MMA) reporter Ariel Helwani explains why he thinks UFC being showcased on ESPN’s platforms benefits fans.

The co-host of Ariel & The Bad Guy with MMA analyst Chael Sonnen, Helwani will be present throughout UFC Fight Night on ESPN+, which begins at 6 p.m. ET on Saturday on ESPN. Learn more about the coverage by visiting ESPN MediaZone.

Jon McLeod produced the video.

MMA experts Ariel Helwani (L) and Chael Sonnen co-host “Ariel & The Bad Guy” exclusively on ESPN+.
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