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Multiple bouts made official for UFC Singapore

Multiple bouts have been made official for the upcoming UFC Singapore card, scheduled for October 26 in "The Lion City." The most notable bout to...
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Ben Askren vs. Demian Maia set as UFC Singapore main event

A battle between two of the most skilled grapplers in the UFC welterweight division is set to headline the UFC's return to Singapore this...
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Mike Perry challenges Ben Askren to fight for charity

UFC welterweight Mike Perry took to social media to challenge Ben Askren to a fight, with the winner donating $20,000 to a charity of...
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Anthony Pettis responds to backlash surrounding Masvidal-Askren KO comment

Anthony Pettis and Ben Askren are training partners at Roufusport in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. So, it'd be safe to assume Pettis was was disappointed when...
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Jorge Masvidal calls Ben Askren a “Ho” for wanting to clear the air with...

Jorge Masvidal may have knocked out Ben Askren in record-setting time at UFC 239, but that clearly has not put an end to their...

Ben Askren reacts after video footage shows Anthony Pettis saying he was happy about...

UFC standouts Anthony Pettis and Ben Askren train together on a regular basis at Roufusport Gym in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. So it came as big surprise...
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Ben Askren believes Anthony Pettis will make Nate Diaz look ‘real bad’ at UFC...

Ben Askren is not giving Nate Diaz much of a chance in his upcoming fight with Anthony Pettis at this weekend's UFC 241 event. The...
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Jorge Masvidal responds to Ben Askren’s request for a ‘thank you’

Jorge Masvidal squared off against Ben Askren on the main card of UFC 239 in what was considered to be the most highly anticipated...
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Ben Askren responds to critics suggesting Demian Maia fight will be boring

Ben Askren will return to the Octagon later this year to take on Demian Maia. Askren was hoping to earn a title shot with a...
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Ben Askren believes Jorge Masvidal should probably be thanking him

Ben Askren is very disappointed that he was knocked out by Jorge Masvidal at UFC 239, but he's managed to find a silver lining...
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Ben Askren says he ‘messed up’ his life goal after KO loss to Jorge...

It has been a month since Ben Askren suffered his first professional loss to Jorge Masvidal. There, he was knocked out by a flying...
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Ben Askren issues an apology to the UFC and Fight Fans

Had Ben Askren defeated Jorge Masvidal at last month's UFC 239 event, it was expected that 'Funky' would be the next man to challenge...
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Ben Askren and Demian Maia verbally agree to fight at UFC Singapore

Perennial UFC welterweight contenders Ben Askren and Demian Maia have verbally agreed to meet at October's UFC Singapore event. The former Bellator and ONE champion,...
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Colby Covington believes Ben Askren gets ‘his walking papers’ if he loses to Demian...

Colby Covington and Ben Askren do not like each other to say the least. They trade shots at one another in interviews and "Chaos"...
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Colby Covington to Ben Askren: I think we need new best friends

Former UFC interim welterweight champion Colby Covington believes he and Ben Askren need to find some 'new best friends'. Covington recently took to Twitter where...
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Dan Hardy thinks Ben Askren vs. Demian Maia is ‘fascinating fight’

Dan Hardy believes a potential matchup between Ben Askren and Demian Maia is quite intriguing. Askren is coming off the first loss of his professional...
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Report | The UFC is currently discussing booking Ben Askren against submission specialist Demian...

Ben Askren (19-1 MMA) suffered the first loss of his professional mixed martial arts career earlier this month at UFC 239. Askren was knocked out...
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Kevin Lee: Ben Askren is ‘easiest fight out of anybody’

Kevin Lee certainly doesn't see a scenario where a matchup with Ben Askren would be all that competitive. Now that "The Motown Phenom" has...
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Tito Ortiz thinks Ben Askren is most overrated UFC fighter

Tito Ortiz doesn't appear to think too highly of Ben Askren. Askren entered the UFC with a ton of hype. Having won Bellator and ONE...
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Who did it better: Jorge Masvidal or Kid Yamamoto

Jorge Masvidal broke the UFC record for the fastest KO in history on July 6, snapping Ben Askren’s undefeated streak with a brutal flying...
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So about that Ben Askren for Demetrious Johnson trade…

The shuttering quake from comatose welterweight star Ben Askren crashing to the canvas in record-breaking time at UFC 239 could be felt from Nevada...
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Stephen Thompson weighs in on Jorge Masvidal’s celebration after Askren KO

Stephen Thompson certainly isn't one to talk trash, but he isn't down on Jorge Masvidal's UFC 239 post-fight celebration. There was some bad blood going...
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Jorge Masvidal and Ben Askren continue to trade barbs on social media

Jorge Masvidal needed only 5-seconds to hand Ben Askren the first professional loss of his mixed martial arts career at UFC 239 last weekend...
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Chael Sonnen praises Ben Askren for how he’s handled UFC 239 KO loss

Chael Sonnen is impressed with the way Ben Askren has faced the music. Askren entered the UFC with substantial hype. He was part of the...
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Tyron Woodley believes Ben Askren will come back ‘better man, better fighter’

Tyron Woodley had a lot to think about on Saturday night following Jorge Masvidal's vicious knockout of Ben Askren at UFC 239. For starters, Askren...
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Jorge Masvidal calls new KO record ‘a real f**king achievement’

Jorge Masvidal is now a UFC record holder. At UFC 239, "Gamebred" took on Ben Askren. To start the fight, he ran across the cage...
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After KO loss, Duke Roufus expects Ben Askren to come back better than ever

Ben Askren suffered the first professional loss of his career at UFC 239. There, Jorge Masvidal knocked out "Funky" with a flying knee just...
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Chatri Sityodtong reacts to Ben Askren’s first pro loss

Over the weekend, former ONE Championship welterweight king Ben Askren experienced his first professional loss, succumbing to a flying knee just five seconds into...

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