Ariel Helwani Joins Press Row

By Jordan Breen Oct 1, 2014

Every Wednesday, Administrative Editor Jordan Breen welcomes a member of the mixed martial arts media into “Press Row” on the blog. This week, Breen is joined by Ariel Helwani of Fox Sports 1 and

In a triple-wide edition of “Press Row,” Breen and Helwani discuss a diverse array of MMA topics, including the recent exploits of Conor McGregor in the Octagon, why Ireland has gotten behind the “Notorious” featherweight, how an elite Israeli fighter would be promoted by the UFC, Zuffa's immediate outlook in Canada, the future of the company on Canadian television in light of its expiring deal with Sportsnet.

Breen and Helwani also dig deep into the potential of an MMA Hall of Fame, who would be a first-ballot Hall of Famer, whether or not fringe candidates by Brock Lesnar belong in a hypothetical HOF, why NBC's Brian Williams is such a beloved newscaster for both men and the difficulties of “delivering the news” in the MMA world.

Grab your credential and get a seat in “Press Row.”

The above file can be saved in MP3 format here.

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