Ariel Helwani is extensively acknowledged as a Canadian based mixed martial arts (briefly as MMA) journalist. This is the career which earned him great reputation. Net worth of Ariel Helwani is prominently high and here is the depiction of how he made it:
Helwani belonged to Montreal, at Quebec, located in Canada. He was brought up inside a Jewish based family inside Mount Royal, in Quebec as well as Westmount and he appeared in a high school. His mother hailed from Lebanon whereas his father hailed from Egypt.
In year 2004, he completed graduation from a university inside Syracuse, in New York. Presently, he resides along with his wife as well as three kids in Brooklyn, located in New York.
Helwani has enclosed career of mixed martial arts formally from year 2006. This celebrity serves for MMAFighting.com (i.e. SB Nation). Moreover, he also previously served in form of an “MMA Insider” working in Fox Sports 1’s based weekly show named UFC Tonight as well as additional pre- as well as post-event based programming.
Also, this person is the previous co-host of famous Sirius XM based radio show named as “Fight Club”, he is presently a host for The MMA Hour named podcast as well as the MMA Beat show aired on youtube. Besides, he is too an interim vice president working for Mixed Martial Arts Journalists Association.
It was during last year that Helwani with two contemporaries were accompanied outside of UFC 199 prior the commencement of the major event. He has stated that its press IDs were taken as well as they were actually banned for lifetime from every UFC events. Earlier he had reported about come-back of Brock Lesnar in UFC 200, few hours prior UFC proclaimed it on the broadcast, without initially informing UFC. UFC based spokesman named Dave Sholler stated that this kind of reporting was actually in contradiction of normal practice
During one episode of The MMA Hour, he has explained the event in an expressive broadcast. In this regards, he mentioned that he was conveyed to see Dana White, the one who stated him about his ban due to he being “too negative”. Later he has acknowledged that the call was done by Lorenzo Fertitta. Also, he stood along his choice to mention the news in an opportune way, and stated that he would sustain to serve in form of an MMA journalist.
Helwani also asserted that he was eliminated from the Showtime broadcast squad for the Mayweather against McGregor based press tour, few hours prior the commencement of initial press conference inside Los Angeles. In this regard, he mentioned that he is not serving for @SHOsports now anymore, announced during May/Mac tour.
It is found that females’ strawweight champion named Joanna Jedrzejczyk burst into tears following one question placed by Helwani. Coach of Jedrzejczyk named Kami Barzini has abandoned American Top Team, i.e. her training camp.
Discussing his achievements Helwani was entitled as “MMA Journalist of the Year” during year 2010 till 2016 World MMA Awards, adding to his fame globally. During the start of year 2015, he actually won “2014 Journalist of the Year” during the Awakening WMMA Awards.
How much is Ariel Helwani Net worth in 2017
Presently, net worth of Ariel Helwani is assessed to be more than $2.3 million US dollars as of 2017. It is known that he has almost faced loss of his fortune just in one night. However, it is quite difficult to believe that UFC would also regard banning the No.1 reporter covering its sport.
This affected his income as that is what they exactly did during previous year, in UFC 196 while he was accompanied out of that event. Being mixed martial arts (MMA) journalist for various shows and events helped him earn great.
Spanning the career as MMA journalist more than a decade i.e. from year 2006 till date, Ariel Helwani proved to be excellent in this career path. Though he faced banning from UFC due to few reasons, he is still recognised as expert in this field.