“I Don’t Care About Being Ugly”- Prominent UFC Reporter Helen Yee Hits Back at an Internet Troll

Published 02/25/2022, 10:26 AM EST

Famous UFC reporter Helen Yee has been in the business for a while. She has successfully gathered her own fanbase. Many fans love her interviews as she lets the fighters talk and also attentively listens to their perspectives.

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However, like many famous people, she too has been a target of internet trolls; one of those being very recent.

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The journalist recently posted a workout picture. A Twitter user commented, calling her ‘ugly’. Thus, Yee hit back with a fitting reply. She said, “I don’t care about being ugly! I care about being FAST AND STRONG. I’d rather have substance and purpose in life rather than just being “hot”.”

Fortunately, Kevin Iole, another big name in the combat sports community, attacked the Twitter user too and called them ‘classless’. Further, many of Yee’s fans also stood up for her. While some praised her, others advised her to ignore the trolls.

Helen Yee is perhaps one of the most well-known journalists in the MMA world and has tasted immense success. People have appreciated her work as well as the knowledge she has.

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Moreover, the reporter also recently shared that she wants to fulfill her childhood dream of qualifying for the Olympic Trials in swimming. So it would be very interesting to follow her journey as an athlete.

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While most MMA fans have watched Yee interview fighters like Colby Covington, Kevin Holland, and Joanna Jedrzejczyk, that’s not the only thing she does. Apart from running a successful YouTube channel, she also runs a show called ‘Eyes On The Game’.

She is also the co-host at ‘The Schmozone’. Hence, she has quite a lot of things going on for herself. Thus, her supporters have tons of opportunities to follow her work closely.

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Apart from all of this, Yee has struggled to reach where she currently is. On her YouTube channel, she shared her story. She spoke about her previous health issues and the difficult times she faced. Thus, the success she enjoys has not come easy. So, as several more exciting UFC events will take place soon, Yee’s presence will surely be anticipated by her fans.

What do you think about Helen Yee’s reply to the Twitter user? Let us know your thoughts in the comments below.

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Rohini Kottu

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Rohini Kottu is a UFC Writer at EssentiallySports. She is also a Psychologist and has a Master's degree in Clinical Psychology. Rohini, in her role as a UFC writer, combines her admiration for the mental resilience that MMA fighters have and her love for analysis.

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