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Ariel Helwani

Video Reporter and Writer

Ariel Helwani has been covering mixed martial arts professionally since 2006. He is a three-time World MMA Award Journalist of the Year winner, picking up the award in 2010 and 2011. Helwani is a graduate of Syracuse University's S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications. Born in Montreal, Quebec, Canada, Helwani currently resides in Brooklyn, NY.

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In a battle of Sweden vs. Poland, light heavyweights Ilir Latifi and Jan Blachowiczwill meet on the Oct. 4 UFC Fight Night 53 card in Stockholm, Sweden, the promotion announced Wednesday.

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Diaz on fighting for belt, Silva, Lawler, more

Nick Diaz spoke recently after re-signing with the UFC about his career aspirations, his time off, fighting for the belt, a potential fight against Anderson Silva, Robbie Lawler, and more.

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UFC on FOX 12 wrap-up video

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Robbie Lawler looks back at his top-five best KOs

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Brown: Push to be 'enlightened' improved my skills

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