Ariel Helwani is returning home.
The honor winning columnist is getting back to SB Nation’s MMA Fighting, the head objective for blended hand to hand fighting and battle sports inclusion, and will bring back quite possibly the most famous and compelling projects in MMA history: The MMA Hour with Ariel Helwani. The establishment relaunches this late spring as a twice-week after week webcast from SB Nation and the Vox Media Podcast Network and as a video arrangement on MMA Fighting’s YouTube channel. Fans can expect Helwani’s mark top to bottom meetings starting on Monday, August 16: buy in to the webcast and YouTube channel today.
Helwani, who spent the initial segment of his great vocation at SB Nation’s MMA Fighting, gets back to Vox Media as a 10-time champ of the World MMA Awards’ “MMA Journalist of the Year” and following three years at ESPN. “It seems like not a day has passed by without somebody requesting that I bring back The MMA Hour or revealing to me the amount they miss it,” says Helwani, the host and maker of The MMA Hour with Ariel Helwani. “Indeed, I missed it, as well. Enormously. In this way, I am amazingly eager to tell the fans that — at long last — The Mixed Martial Arts Hour is back in their life. Man, it feels great to compose that.”
“I have consistently said that, at last, I work for the fans. I realize this is the thing that the fans needed, and I’m so happy we had the option to give this show back to them. Also, best of all? It’s currently on double seven days. Words can’t as expected express that I am so glad to get back to Vox Media and that I am so eager to re-dispatch the show in August. Take it from me: you can return home once more.”
Initially dispatched in 2009, The MMA Hour with Ariel Helwani started as a digital broadcast, facilitated and delivered by Helwani, and ran for a very long time. The show was a staple for each MMA fan across the globe for very nearly 10 years, conveying meetings and notable substance each Monday with the greatest movers and shakers in battle sports. Presently, Helwani carries The MMA Hour with Ariel Helwani back into the homes of fans on Mondays and Wednesdays at 1 p.m. ET — furnishing double the select week after week visits with the game’s greatest stars. The show will likewise present a select week after week section that examines picks and chances for impending battles.
“We’re eager to invite Ariel and the entire MMA Hour people group back to MMA Fighting and SB Nation,” says Jermaine Spradley, SVP, SB Nation. “Ariel is a genuinely necessary voice in the realm of blended hand to hand fighting — and the local area that he’s worked around that webcast and video arrangement is one we’re eager to help him keep on developing.”
The MMA Hour with Ariel Helwani will have its own committed digital broadcast feed close by the MMA Fighting webcast feed from SB Nation, which will keep on delivering scenes consistently from voices like Mike Heck, Alexander Lee, Jose Youngs, Shaun Al-Shatti, Damon Martin, and Jed Meshew. The MMA Hour with Ariel Helwani will likewise join SB Nation’s developing program of more than 150 digital broadcasts including The SB Nation NFL Show, Bleeding Green Nation, and Silver Screen and Roll — all devoted to pulling avid supporters into networks. SB Nation people group webcasts cover every one of the victorious successes, grievous misfortunes, senseless perceptions, and the most profound examination that interface fans together.
The MMA Hour with Ariel Helwani is the furthest down the line expansion to the Vox Media Podcast Network, one of the biggest, quickest developing, and most topically different assortments of premium web recordings. “Watching Ariel’s sound vocation create, at Vox Media and past, has been an individual and expert rush,” says Marty Moe, President of Vox Media Studios, who manages the organization’s TV, OTT, and sound divisions — and who worked with Ariel both during and before his time at Vox Media. “In joining the Vox Media Podcast Network, Ariel gets back to a group that is outfitted with skill, foundation, and sheer enthusiasm for supercharging the all around fruitful show; The MMA Hour with Ariel Helwani has a gigantic future in front of it.”
Helwani joins a great list of the Podcast Network’s top sound ability including Today, Explained’s Sean Rameswaram, Decoder’s Nilay Patel, Stay Tuned with’s Preet Bharara, and Pivot co-has Kara Swisher and Scott Galloway.
Prepare for the authority return of The MMA Hour with Ariel Helwani on Monday, Aug. 16 at 1 p.m. ET/10 a.m. PT/6 p.m. GMT by buying in to Apple Podcasts or Spotify.