Ariel Helwani was removed from UFC 199 and told that he is ‘banned for life’ by Zuffa I know people have already been discussing this in the live thread but I think this issue is going to drag on and become a much larger discussion. --- Post Added -- Jun 5, 2016, --- Nothing worse than a reporter reporting on the news. But for real, UFC wants to be viewed as a mainstream sports organization yet they get upset when a reporter shows interest and does his job? I wonder if the UFC hates the Jews . I kid, I kid.