WWE legend Ric Aptitude lately introduced up Ariel Helwani throughout an episode of the Joe Rogan’s JRE podcast. Aptitude was below the misunderstanding that the Canadian journalist nonetheless has gig going with Dana White.
After informing ‘The Nature Boy’ about Helwani’s unbiased enterprise, ‘The MMA Hour’, Rogan additionally weighed in on the pioneer of MMA journalism. The UFC colour commentator had excessive reward for Helwani’s present, additionally claiming to don’t have any points with the Canadian. The 55-year-old mentioned:
“I haven’t got an issue with Ariel. I like Ariel. I believe his present is nice and he’s actually good at interviewing folks. He will get lots of nice athletes on, nice fighters on.”
Ric Aptitude, but once more, was considerably misinformed about Ariel Helwani being a ‘fairly robust’ man. The WWE Corridor of Famer mentioned:
“Ariel is fairly robust too, proper?”
Joe Rogan very tactfully famous that he had by no means heard of Helwani competing in MMA, earlier than catching Aptitude unawares with a hilarious query. The JRE host requested:
“Are you afraid of him?”
Aptitude promptly replied:
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The weird Joe Rogan – Ariel Helwani feud
Whereas Ariel Helwani’s beef with Dana White is extensively recognized, the Canadian had not feuded with Joe Rogan till lately.
Throughout an episode of the JRE podcast earlier this yr, Rogan and Belal Muhammad have been discussing the alleged threats acquired by UFC fighter Sean Brady on his spouse’s social media.
A member of Rogan’s employees identified that Brady had made the revelation on Helwani’s present. With none provocation, the 55-year-old mentioned:
“I’m good pals with Ariel’s uncle and Ariel is a very nice journalist. However Ariel Helwani likes to get folks to say issues.”
This didn’t go down nicely with Ariel Helwani, who responded by taking a dig on the a number of controversies surrounding the JRE host. Helwani mentioned on The MMA Hour:
“What does it even imply to say that Ariel will get folks to say issues? That is particularly wealthy coming from a man who was pushing false narratives and pretend info over the previous years to the purpose the place folks demanded to drop him from Spotify which I by no means agreed with. I ask questions and folks reply them, I transfer on. He’s Dana’s boy.”