Bellator fighter Dillon Danis took to social media earlier today where he proclaimed that the next time he sees Ariel Helwani, he plans on dropping him.
— Dillon Danis (@dillondanis) April 23, 2020
“Next time I see Ariel Helwani.” Dillon Danis captioned the video.
Helwani was quick to respond to Danis’ tweet, and when he did, he connected with a serious low blow on the Bellator fighter.
You connecting with a punch let alone dropping someone? Well, I guess there really could be a first time for everything
— Ariel Helwani (@arielhelwani) April 23, 2020
“You connecting with a punch let alone dropping someone? Well, I guess there really could be a first time for everything.” Helwani responded.
Dillon Danis has gone a perfect 2-0 since making his mixed martial arts debut under the Bellator banner in April of 2018.
During that stretch, ‘El Jefe’ has scored first round submission victories over opponents Kyle Walker and Max Humphrey.
While Dillon Danis is unquestionably a superb grappler, his standup game still leaves much to be desired, as noted by Helwani.
With that said, the Bellator standout has been working his striking with good friend and teammate Conor McGregor in recent months, meaning his standup skills are likely evolving.
Danis would later take to Twitter where he asked fight fans who they would like to see him scrap next.
“When I come back who should I fight first?” Danis questioned.
Bellator has currently postponed all of their future events due to the Covid-19 pandemic. When the organizations fight schedule will resume remains unknown at this time.
Who would you like to see Dillon Danis fight in his next Bellator appearance? Are you surprised by the response ‘El Jefe’ received from respected ESPN journalist Ariel Helwani? Share your thoughts in the comment section PENN Nation!
This article first appeared on BJPENN.com on April 23, 2020
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