ESPN’s new MMA reporter Ariel Helwani and former UFC and Belator fighter Chael Sonnen have a new show on ESPN+. Ariel & the Bad Guy launched today on the network’s new premium streaming service.
The weekly version of the show will be a thirty minute discussion of the sports most recent news and events. A new episode will be available every Wednesday. ESPN has announced that special episodes of Ariel & The Bad Guy will air before and after major MMA events.
The ESPN+ show is not the only broadcasting Helwani will be doing for ESPN. His new podcast Ariel Helwani’s MMA Show makes its debut on Monday, June 25. Episodes will stream live on Twitter every Monday. They will also be available in all of the usual places you find ESPN podcasts. Helwani will also contribute to MMA coverage on ESPN.com and both he and Sonnen will make appearances on SportsCenter to discuss the sport.