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Report | Two huge welterweight contender bouts in the works for early 2019

From the sounds of it, the first quarter of 2019 is going to be a busy stretch for the UFC welterweight division. According to...
Ben Askren, Nick Diaz

Ben Askren says there are only two suitable opponents for his UFC debut

Former Bellator and ONE Championship title holder Ben Askren will make his UFC debut in 2019 and claims there are only two suitable opponents...
Ben Askren, Nick Diaz

Ben Askren creates ‘Death List’ of five opponents he wants to fight in UFC

Ever since the UFC and ONE Championship agreed to the historic trade that sent Demetrious Johnson to ONE and Ben Askren to the UFC, the latter...
Ben Askren, Dillon Danis

Dillon Danis plays tweet and delete, and Ben Askren absolutely roasts him for it!

Undefeated welterweight Ben Askren (18-0 MMA) was recently dealt from ONE Championship to the UFC in return for former flyweight kingpin Demetrious Johnson. The historic...
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Joe Rogan discusses Ben Askren joining the UFC: “Everybody’s in trouble”

UFC color commentator Joe Rogan believes former Bellator and ONE Championship title holder Ben Askren will be giving a lot of fighters problems in...
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UFC announces March stop in London — but will they bring Ben Askren?

The UFC is headed back to London, England's O2 Arena on Saturday, March 16. The promotion announced this news on Thursday. “Ever since our first...
Sijara Eubanks, Ben Askren

Ben Askren lectures Sijara Eubanks for UFC 230 weigh-in miss: ‘Time to grow up’

For a fleeting moment, Sijara Eubanks was expected to battle Valentina Shevchenko for the UFC women's flyweight title in the main event of UFC...
Ben Askren, Darren Till

Ben Askren picks Darren Till for debut opponent, is willing to fight in London

Over the last few days, former Bellator and ONE Championship welterweight king Ben Askren has taken numerous shots at recent UFC welterweight title challenger...
Ben Askren, Dillon Danis

Ben Askren roasts Dillon Danis in multi-part Twitter onslaught

Ever since news of his move to the UFC surfaced, Ben Askren has been picking fights on social media with many of his peers...
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ONE CEO Chatri Sityodtong makes bold prediction for Ben Askren’s run in the UFC

Former ONE Championship welterweight titleholder Ben Askren is now headed to the UFC — though the promotion has not officially announced his arrival just...
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Ben Askren pushes UFC to officially announce signing, says promotion is acting ’embarrassed’

The history-making trade is a done deal. Former UFC flyweight champion Demetrious Johnson has been sent to ONE Championship in exchange for former ONE...
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Ben Askren ready to provide closure on his career, ‘We don’t know if I’m...

The biggest knock on Ben Askren throughout his dominant MMA career has been that we haven't seen him face the very best and he...
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Dana White says Ben Askren will get a top 5 welterweight for his debut

Believe it or not, it has happened. Former Bellator and ONE Championship welterweight king Ben Askren has finally made his way to the UFC. Now...
Tyron Woodley, Ben Askren

Ben Askren gives definitive response to talk of fight with Tyron Woodley: ‘No.’

By moving to the UFC, Ben Askren has opened the door to dozens of exciting new matchups, and he's already started laying the foundation...
Demetrious Johnson, Ben Askren

Done Deal! Ben Askren joins the UFC in historic trade for Demetrious Johnson!

It is officially a done deal! Former ONE Champion and Bellator welterweight title holder Ben Askren has joined the UFC roster. A historic trade involving...
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Jon Jones manager has an interesting exchange with Ben Askren on Twitter

Ben Askren is currently in the process of being traded from ONE Championship to the UFC in exchange for former flyweight kingpin Demetrious Johnson. The...
Ben Askren, Conor McGregor

Ben Askren goes after Conor McGregor on Twitter

Since news of his potential move to the UFC broke, former ONE and Bellator welterweight champion Ben Askren has called out many of the...
Tyron Woodley and Ben Askren

Tyron Woodley says Ben Askren would “wreck” Georges St-Pierre and Khabib Nurmagomedov

UFC welterweight champ Tyron Woodley believes his friend and teammate Ben Askren would easily defeat the likes of Khabib Nurmagomedov and Georges St-Pierre. The current...
Khabib Nurmagomedov

Ben Askren wants Khabib Nurmagomedov at 165 to determine the best MMA grappler on...

Undefeated welterweight Ben Askren has responded to callouts from a number of different UFC Fighters in wake of his potential trade, but it is...
Darren Till

Darren Till claps back at ‘hillbilly’ Ben Askren

At long last, it seems that former ONE and Bellator welterweight champion Ben Askren could be headed to the UFC. While it's not official...
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Ben Askren rips Jorge Masvidal, Darren Till and Alan Jouban, says he’ll fight every...

Ben Askren's move to the UFC is not even official yet, and he's already put half of the welterweight division on notice While the former...
Ben Askren, Mike Perry

Ben Askren and Mike Perry trade trash talk over potential fight

On Wednesday afternoon, ESPN reported that the UFC and Singapore’s ONE Championship are closing in on a history-making fighter trade. This potential trade would see ONE...
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Ben Askren wants ‘despicable’ Colby Covington after he gets ‘beat up’ by Tyron Woodley

Nothing has been announced officially yet by the UFC...but if Ben Askren himself is any indication, it very well might be. Earlier today a report that...
Ben Askren, Shinya Aoki

3 possible fights for Ben Askren in the UFC

UFC fans have been wanting Ben Askren to join the UFC for quite some time now. Well, it appears they are finally getting their...
Demetrious Johnson, Ben Askren

Report | ONE Championship, UFC close to finalizing historic Ben Askren – Demetrious Johnson...

ONE Championship and the UFC are close to finalizing a history-making fighter trade, per ESPN. This potential trade would see the UFC send former...
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Ben Askren says there’s a ‘98%’ chance that he’s coming to the UFC

It appears that we may now be closer than we ever have been in getting to see "Funky" Ben Askren step inside the UFC...
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Ben Askren trashes Nate Diaz on Twitter: ‘Nothing about you is very scary’

Nate Diaz wants the UFC to upgrade his upcoming UFC 230 lightweight contender fight with Dustin Poirier to a championship fight in new, currently...
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Ben Askren calls Colby Covington “the poor man’s version of me”

Former Bellator and ONE Championship welterweight kingpin Ben Askren isn't impressed by Colby Covington. In fact, he considers Covington a value brand version of...

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