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Ben Askren and Jordan Burroughs exchange shots on social media

Ben Askren is retired from competing in mixed martial artists and wrestling but he still isn't done trash-talking. Askren became massively popular in his UFC...
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Ben Askren wonders if Ronda Rousey actually works on being unlikeable

Former UFC welterweight contender Ben Askren wonders that WWE superstar Ronda Rousey works on being unlikeable as part of her personality. Rousey has come under...
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Ben Askren sarcastically mocks Paige VanZant

Ben Askren has poked fun at Paige VanZant for giving her number out to fans on social media. The women's top flyweight has been hitting...
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Ben Askren changes Twitter name in latest jab at Kamaru Usman

Ben Askren has taken yet another shot at UFC Welterweight Champion Kamaru Usman - doing so through his Twitter account. There are very few people...
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Jorge Masvidal offers Ben Askren a job in his creative department, “Funky” responds

Jorge Masvidal may have found a new friend in his former foe, Ben Askren. On Twitter, the "BMF" winner asked his former opponent to...
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Ben Askren breaks down ‘fascinating’ Khabib Nurmagomedov vs. Tony Ferguson fight

Ben Askren is very excited for the upcoming lightweight title fight between champ Khabib Nurmagomedov and challenger Tony Ferguson — which is why he's...
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Ben Askren has an idea to ensure Khabib Nurmagomedov vs. Tony Ferguson happens

Ben Askren wants to see Khabib Nurmagomedov and Tony Ferguson fight as a badly as the rest of us, and he's got an idea...
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Ben Askren roasts Kamaru Usman: He’s ‘the worst promoter in the history of mixed...

Ben Askren believes UFC welterweight champ Kamaru Usman had a golden opportunity to gain some traction with the fans when he fought Colby Covington...
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Ben Askren says Colby Covington isn’t putting on an act: ‘He’s really that much...

Ben Askren has dubbed Colby Covington "a dips**t". Covington's outspoken support of Donald Trump and offensive insults towards other fighters have polarized fans. The 32-year...
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Ben Askren says UFC fighters need to form a union in order to receive...

Former UFC welterweight Ben Askren says that the promotion's current fighters need to form a union in order to receive "fair compensation." A recent report...
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Ben Askren shares his safe bets for UFC 246: McGregor vs Cerrone

Former Bellator and ONE champion Ben Askren believes there are some safe bets for tonight’s UFC 246: McGregor vs Cerrone event. The welterweight standout, Askren,...
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Ben Askren predicts Maycee Barber will be champion by 2021

Before she got her scheduled fight against Roxanne Modafferi at UFC 246, Maycee Barber was very public and open in her pursuit of a...
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Ben Askren picks Jorge Masvidal as 2019 Fighter of The Year

Retired UFC star Ben Askren has swallowed his pride and picked Jorge Masvidal as his 2019 Fighter of the Year.
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Ben Askren says he has interviewed with ESPN for commentary gig

Former UFC welterweight contender Ben Askren said that he recently had an interview with sports leader ESPN for an MMA commentary gig. Askren retired from...
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Ben Askren takes aim at ‘dork’ Conor McGregor after NMF Title tweet

There's a lot to be said for Conor McGregor's persona, mainly because it's gotten him to such a high point within the...
Ben Askren, Kamaru Usman

Ben Askren believes Kamaru Usman made crucial error in UFC 245 post-fight interview

Kamaru Usman got the win he sought at UFC 245, weathering some early adversity to stop his ferocious challenger Colby Covington in the fifth...
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Jorge Masvidal gives a respectful shoutout to Ben Askren, “Funky” responds

Jorge Masvidal and Ben Askren had one of the bigger rivalries this year, yet it appears that beef has been squashed. In the lead up...
Ben Askren, Conor McGregor

Ben Askren roasts Colby Covington over failed Kamaru Usman diss

Ben Askren may not be competing inside the Octagon anymore, but he can certainly give his views on what's happening in the...
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Ben Askren fires back after Mike Perry calls him a “bum”

Former UFC welterweight contender Ben Askren fired back at Mike Perry after "Platinum" called "Funky" a bum, suggesting Perry will one day be homeless. Perry...
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Jorge Masvidal reacts to Ben Askren’s retirement

Earlier this month, former ONE and Bellator welterweight champion Ben Askren announced his retirement from MMA. This week, Jorge Masvidal — easily Askren's most...
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Michael Bisping scoffs at Ben Askren retiring over a hip replacement

Michael Bisping is not buying that Ben Askren retired from the sport of mixed martial arts due to his need for a hip replacement. The...
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Brendan Schaub weighs in on Ben Askren’s retirement

Brendan Schaub is giving Ben Askren props for giving it a shot with the UFC. Askren wrapped up his MMA career after going 1-2 under...
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Ben Askren wants to give television commentary a try

Recently retired UFC welterweight Ben Askren says that he wants to give television commentary for MMA events a try now that his fighting career...
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Chael Sonnen caught off guard by Ben Askren’s retirement announcement

Chael Sonnen admits that Ben Askren's decision to hang up his gloves for good surprised him. Askren went into the UFC with a ton of...
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Dillon Danis sends message to newly retired Ben Askren

From the moment Ben Askren announced his retirement from MMA, you knew it was only a matter of time before Dillon Danis — one...
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ONE Championship pays tribute to retired Ben Askren

Ben Askren announced his retirement on Monday afternoon, and he's been receiving love from the MMA community ever since. He even got a nice...
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Ben Askren outlines the ‘storybook ending’ he would have preferred

Ben Askren is done fighting. The former ONE Championship and Bellator welterweight king announced the end of his fighting career on Ariel Helwani's MMA Show...
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The MMA community reacts to Ben Askren’s retirement

Ben Askren has decided to hang up the gloves. The former ONE and Bellator welterweight title holder announced his retirement from mixed martial arts on...