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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 the UFC banner. “Funky” cited needing …read more

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Ben Askren not using hip injury as excuse for UFC losses: ‘I lost because I wasn’t good enough’

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UFC welterweight Ben Askren recently announced that the need for hip replacement surgery would send him into retirement.
Having been undefeated as the Bellator and ONE Championship welterweight …read more

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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 is over.
Askren announced his retirement Monday …read more

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Spinning Back Clique: Thoughts on Ben Askren retirement, potential Nick Diaz return, and more

Welcome to “Spinning Back Clique,” MMA Junkie’s weekly show that takes a spin through the biggest topics in mixed martial arts. In this week’s episode, John Morgan, Gorgeous George and …read more

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Dillon Danis Offers Kind Words To Ben Askren Following Retirement

Dillon Danis has put kindness on display following Ben Askren’s retirement announcement. It’s no secret that Danis and Askren have had their share of verbal spats. Danis has said that …read more

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Chris Weidman praises Ben Askren, calls him ‘huge inspiration’ for MMA career

Former UFC middleweight champion Chris Weidman had high praise for Ben Askren, calling him a “huge inspiration” For his MMA career.
Askren announced his retirement from mixed martial arts on Monday …read more

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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 hype. “Funky” had captured Bellator and …read more

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Ben Askren's impact on UFC, wrestling reflected by social media reaction

From Corey Anderson to Missouri’s wrestling program, reaction to Askren’s retirement reflected a sense of respect. …read more

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Posted on November 19, 2019, 6:16 pm By
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UFC fighters, social media react to Ben Askren retirement

From Corey Anderson to Missouri’s wrestling program, reaction to Askren’s retirement reflected a sense of respect. …read more

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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 of Askren’s chief naysayers — chimed …read more

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Ben Askren Explains What Would’ve Been Storybook Ending

This was not the way Ben Askren envisioned going out. Askren retired from mixed martial arts on Monday, and did so with a professional record of 19-2 and one no-contest. …read more

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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 tribute from ONE Championship, the organization …read more

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MMA SQUARED: Let us say a proper farewell to Ben Askren

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The man was a star-making machine.

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Ben Askren never reached pinnacle of UFC, but his impact was undeniable

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From the beginning, the deck was stacked against Ben Askren reaching his goal of becoming the best welterweight in the world.
Not the beginning of his …read more

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Reaction video: Ben Askren announces retirement from MMA

Ben Askren announced his retirement from MMA on Monday, bringing an end to his 11-year, 22-fight career.
The UFC welterweight cited the need for hip-replacement surgery as one of the major …read more

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Ben Askren announces UFC retirement and talks about need for hip replacement surgery (video)

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UFC welterweight Ben Askren announced his retirement on Monday’s edition of Ariel Helwani’s MMA show on ESPN. Askren has retired before, but this time it appears it …read more

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Right to the end, Ben Askren's belief in himself and his style never wavered

Ben Askren’s approach and actions during his last fight are emblematic of the legacy he’ll leave behind. …read more

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Twitter reacts to Ben Askren's retirement, including a challenge from Dillon Danis

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Ben Askren called it a career on Monday, announcing his retirement from MMA after 22 career bouts.
Although Askren (19-2 MMA, 1-2 UFC) didn’t …read more

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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 on Monday, adding that he …read more

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Ben Askren calls it a career, announces his retirement

UFC welterweight Ben Askren has decided to hang up his gloves for the final time.
Citing a need for hip replacement surgery, Askren on Monday announced via ESPN that he is …read more

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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 Monday’s edition of Ariel Helwani’s MMA …read more

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Ben Askren announces his retirement from mixed martial arts 

Esther Lin, MMA Fighting

Ben Askren has decided to call it a career.
On Monday, the former ONE Championship and Bellator champion officially announced his retirement from the sport of …read more

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Ben Askren announces retirement, cites hip replacement surgery as determining factor

Ben Askren has announced his retirement.
After more than 10 years and 21 professional fights, Askren (19-2 MMA) is calling it quits. The former NCAA Division-I wrestler and Olympian made the …read more

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Ben Askren retiring from MMA

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The 35-year-old UFC welterweight, and former Bellator and ONE champion, says he’s leaving the sport behind—and that he needs to get …read more

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Ben Askren announces retirement from MMA

Ben Askren has announced his retirement from MMA.
Askren made this announcement on Monday’s edition of Ariel Helwani’s MMA Show, adding that he requires a hip replacement, and will undergo this …read more

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Demian Maia encourages Ben Askren to continue fighting

Earlier this year, Ben Askren stepped into the UFC’s Octagon for the first time, with mountains of hype associated with his name. After an impressive win over Robbie Lawler in …read more

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Demian Maia Thinks Ben Askren Should Keep Fighting

Demian Maia doesn’t feel Ben Askren should retire yet. Late last month, Maia and Askren headlined UFC Singapore in Kallang. Askren was hoping to rebound from his five-second knockout loss …read more

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Posted on November 14, 2019, 9:16 pm By
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Hot Tweets: The ignominious fall of Ben Askren and the resurgence of Douglas Lima

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This week, the BMF Title was finally revealed, Ben Askren got jiu-jitsued, and Douglas Lima got his revenge. Let’s talk about …read more

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UFC Champion Kamaru Usman Isn’t Joyful Over Ben Askren’s Skid

UFC welterweight titleholder Kamaru Usman and Ben Askren have had their issues, but “The Nigerian Nightmare” doesn’t take pleasure in seeing “Funky” fall. Askren entered the UFC with an 18-0, …read more

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Jorge Masvidal promises to beat Colby Covington worse than Ben Askren

Jorge Masvidal already holds the fastest knockout in UFC history, and he expects even more devastation to occur when he eventually squares off with Colby Covington.
Masvidal and Covington used to …read more

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Masvidal vows to beat ‘coward’ Colby Covington worse than Ben Askren

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“A lot of people said that what I did to Ben (Askren) was a little uncalled for. Nah, it wasn’t. What I’m going to …read more

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Jorge Masvidal vows to hurt Colby Covington worse than Ben Askren

Esther Lin, MMA Fighting

NEW YORK CITY – Colby Covington walks through the doors at American Top Team and is intercepted by security. Jorge Masvidal is sequestered in another …read more

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MMA Junkie Radio #2997: UFC 244 preview, Ben Askren, Bellator, Cat Zingano and more

Thursday’s edition of MMA Junkie Radio with hosts “Gorgeous” George and “Goze” is here!
On Episode 2,997 of the podcast, the guys look ahead to Saturday’s UFC 244 event, including Darren …read more

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Michael Bisping Believes Demian Maia Was The Worst Matchup For Ben Askren

Michael Bisping was not a fan of the Demian Maia fight for Ben Askren. He thought it was a terrible matchup for ‘Funky’ and proved to be right. Of course, …read more

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Michael Bisping: Demian Maia was the worst possible matchup for Ben Askren

Michael Bisping always believed that Demian Maia would prove to be a tough matchup for Ben Askren.
This past Saturday, Askren returned to Singapore to meet Maia in a welterweight clash. …read more

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Lethwei Champ Claims Sanchez Is Done With UFC

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Shortly after his submission victory over Ben Askren in the UFC Singapore main event, longtime welterweight grappler, Demian Maia, called …read more

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Inside Jorge Masvidal's epic flying knee knockout at UFC 239

Jorge Masvidal’s knockout of Ben Askren at UFC 239 will go down in the history books as the fastest in promotion history. Here’s how it came to be. …read more

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Dana White praises Ben Askren after loss to Demian Maia

The days of Dana White and Ben Askren publicly bashing each other seem to be over.
In fact, White has leapt to Askren’s defense after Askren was submitted by Demian Maia …read more

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Dana White Says He Has No Regrets Over Ben Askren-Demetrious Johnson Trade

It has been just over a year since Ben Askren was traded to the UFC for Demetrious Johnson who was going to ONE Championship. Immediately, people wondered who got the …read more

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Ben Askren believes he still can prove he’s the best fighter in the world

Two straight losses haven’t derailed Ben Askren’s confidence.
Askren retired in 2017 because he could not get a shot in the UFC to prove he was the best welterweight in the …read more

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Douglas Lima doesn’t ‘see any hunger’ in Ben Askren

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Douglas Lima tries to make sense of Ben Askren’s two-fight skid. Ben Askren dominated Douglas Lima back in 2012 when he …read more

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Dana White praises Ben Askren, doesn't regret Demetrious Johnson trade

He wasn’t in the arena at Singapore Indoor Stadium on Saturday, but UFC president Dana White admired the UFC on ESPN+ 20 headliner from afar.
In an interview with “The Schmo,” …read more

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White: Askren ‘was an amazing trade’ for the UFC

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Dana White remains satisfied with the UFC-ONE Championship trade that brought Ben Askren into the Octagon. In October 2018, the …read more

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Morning Report: Ben Askren considering retirement following loss to Demian Maia at UFC Singapore

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For 10 years, Ben Askren never lost a fight. Now he’s lost two in a row and he’s not sure what …read more

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Askren Considering Retirement

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This past weekend (Sat., Oct. 24, 2019), Ben Askren suffered the second loss of his professional mixed marital arts (MMA) career …read more

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Ben Askren says retirement is ‘definitely something’ he’s considering after Demian Maia loss

Ben Askren’s time in MMA may be over once again.
Back in 2017, Askren retired from the sport after he defended his ONE Championship welterweight title. He said he had nothing …read more

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Helwani's MMA Show: A recent sit-down with Nate Diaz; Askren, Faber on future

Nate Diaz talked to Ariel Helwani during a stroll through MSG last month, Urijah Faber checked in on Petr Yan and a future title fight and Ben Askren reflected on …read more

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Former champion Askren considering retirement

Former champion Ben Askren is considering retirement after two straight losses. …read more

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Maia chokes out Askren for UFC Singapore victory

Jiu-jitsu champ Demian Maia laid claim to being the best grappler in mixed martial arts by choking out NCAA wrestling champ Ben Askren in the third round at UFC Fight …read more

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Ben Askren mulls retirement after UFC on ESPN+ 20 loss: 'My feelings are very, very mixed'

Ben Askren is debating the future of his MMA career after losing to Demian Maia at UFC on ESPN+ 20.
On Monday, Askren (19-2 MMA, 1-2 UFC) admitted he’s undecided on …read more

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Diego Sanchez Accepts Demian Maia’s Challenge Following UFC Singapore

Demian Maia has called for a fight with Diego Sanchez and unsurprisingly, “The Nightmare” has accepted. Maia is coming off a submission victory over Ben Askren. The welterweight bout took …read more

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Diego Sanchez responds to Demian Maia’s callout

Shortly after he defeated Ben Askren at UFC Singapore, welterweight grappling ace Demian Maia expressed interest in a fight with the veteran Diego Sanchez.
Diego Sanchez is somebody that has been …read more

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Tyron Woodley Explains What Went Wrong for Ben Askren at UFC Singapore

Ben Askren suffered another tough loss on Friday night in just his third bout in the Ultimate Fighting Championship when he was submitted by Brazilian grappling ace Demian Maia in …read more

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Diego Sanchez Responds to Demian Maia Callout, Tells UFC to ‘Let Us Dance’

After Demian Maia submitted Ben Askren at UFC Singapore, the Brazilian issued a callout to fan favorite Diego Sanchez. …read more

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What’s next for Demian Maia and Ben Askren after UFC Singapore?

At Saturday’s UFC Singapore card, Demian Maia and Ben Askren were looking to prove who was the best grappler in the UFC’s welterweight division. Maia is the Brazilian jiu-jitsu ace …read more

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Dana White calls Ben Askren for Demetrious Johnson an ‘amazing trade’ for the UFC

Sunday marked the one-year anniversary of the infamous Ben Askren for Demetrious Johnson trade between the UFC and ONE Championship. Replying to a fan on social media, UFC president Dana …read more

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Sean Shelby's Shoes: What's next for Demian Maia and UFC on ESPN+ 20's other key winners?

(ALSO SEE: Sean Shelby’s Shoes: What’s next for Ben Askren after UFC on ESPN+ 20 loss?)
After every event, fans wonder whom the winners will be matched up with next.
And with …read more

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Sean Shelby's Shoes: What's next for Ben Askren after UFC on ESPN+ 20 loss?

(ALSO SEE: Sean Shelby’s Shoes: What’s next for Demian Maia and UFC on ESPN+ 20’s other key winners?)
Ben Askren’s octagon run continued to produced ugly results for him on Saturday, …read more

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Diego Sanchez responds to Demian Maia's post-UFC on ESPN+ 20 callout

Diego Sanchez is all in on a fight against Demian Maia.
Following Maia’s (28-9 MMA, 22-9 UFC) third-round submission win over Ben Askren (19-2 MMA, 1-2 UFC) on Saturday at UFC …read more

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Dillon Danis proclaims himself “the best grappler in MMA” following Ben Askren’s loss to Demian Maia

Bellator’s Dillon Danis has proclaimed himself to be the “best grappler in MMA” following Ben Askren’s submission loss to Demian Maia at UFC Singapore.
Dillon Danis, who is always vocal on …read more

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Demian Maia issues classy statement following submission win over Ben Askren

UFC welterweight Demian Maia has issued a classy statement following his third-round submission victory over Ben Askren in the main event of UFC Singapore.
Demian Maia, who is known as one …read more

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UFC on ESPN+ 20 Promotional Guidelines Compliance pay: Ben Askren nets just $3,500

Fighters from Saturday’s UFC on ESPN+ 20 event took home event took home UFC Promotional Guidelines Compliance pay totaling $142,000.
The program, a comprehensive plan that includes outfitting requirements, media obligations …read more

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UFC Singapore video recap: Maia subs Ben Askren with RNC

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Demian Maia caused Ben Askren to lose consciousness in the third round of the UFC Singapore main event. The UFC’s #10 …read more

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Tyron Woodley believes Ben Askren’s confidence in escaping bad situations cost him against Demian Maia

Former UFC welterweight champion Tyron Woodley has shared his thoughts on Ben Askren’s submission loss to Demian Maia at UFC Singapore.
Woodley and Askren are longtime friends and training partners, so …read more

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Tyron Woodley Explains What Went Wrong For Ben Askren At UFC Singapore

Former UFC welterweight champion Tyron Woodley has chimed on what he thinks went wrong for Ben Askren at UFC Singapore. Woodley and Askren are longtime friends and training partners. “The …read more

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Jorge Masvidal wants Demian Maia to save his last fight for him

Jorge Masvidal wants a chance to run things back with Demian Maia following the Brazilians impressive submission victory over Ben Askren.
Maia defeated Askren with a rear-naked choke submission (see that …read more

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Gilbert Burns tells UFC not to cut Ben Askren so he can fight him instead

UFC welterweight Gilbert Burns is pleading with the UFC matchmakers not to cut Ben Askren in the wake of his third-round submission loss to Demian Maia at UFC Singapore.
Gilbert Burns …read more

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UFC on ESPN+ 20 bonuses: Demian Maia, Ben Askren earn 'Fight of the Night' money

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Ben Askren left Singapore Indoor Stadium on Saturday with a second loss on his record, but at …read more

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Ben Askren laments ‘bad decision’ that led to loss at UFC Singapore

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Before he ran into Demian Maia, Ben Askren had never been submitted in a fight before, and he’s …read more

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UFC Singapore bonuses: Demian Maia, Ben Askren earn $50k FOTN bonus for main event clash

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Demian Maia and Ben Askren were rewarded for their UFC Singapore main event showing, with each fighter leaving the headline bout …read more

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What's next for Maia, Askren? Careers taking divergent paths

Demian Maia proved he’s still elite while Ben Askren continued to fade, faces uncertain future. …read more

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Pros react to Demian Maia’s submission win over Ben Askren at UFC Singapore

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Demian Maia scored one of the biggest submissions of his MMA career on Saturday morning.
The Brazilian grappling standout choked out …read more

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Demian Maia sleeps Ben Askren in UFC Singapore Fight of the Night

Demian Maia and Ben Askren showed why they are considered two of the top grapplers in the world of mixed martial arts with their Fight of the Night performance at …read more

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Ben Askren reflects after submission loss to Demian Maia at UFC Singapore

Ben Askren was hoping that a win over submission ace Demian Maia at today’s UFC Singapore event would put him right back into welterweight title contention.
Unfortunately for ‘Funky’, things did …read more

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UFC Singapore Bonuses: Demian Maia, Ben Askren Garner ‘Fight of the Night’ Honors

Demian Maia and Ben Askren delivered the type of fight that was expected from them at UFC Fight Night 162, and both welterweights were financially rewarded as a result. …read more

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UFC on ESPN+ 20 results: Demian Maia chokes out Ben Askren in back-and-forth scrap

He won’t get a belt to show for it, but you might as well crown Demian Maia the UFC’s ‘BMFG’: baddest motherf***ing grappler.
Maia, former Brazilian jiu-jitsu world champion, asserted his …read more

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Video: Maia chokes Askren unconscious at UFC Singapore

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Check out the full-fight video highlights of Demian Maia putting Ben Askren to bed in the UFC Singapore main event. The …read more

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UFC Singapore results: Maia chokes Askren unconscious in R3

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Demian Maia just choked out Ben Askren in the third round of the UFC Singapore main event. UFC Singapore is officially …read more

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UFC Singapore results: Demian Maia submits Ben Askren, Stevie Ray edges Michael Johnson

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Demian Maia probably didn’t need any validation to be considered the best grappler in the UFC, but his …read more

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Pros react to Maia choking Askren out at UFC Singapore

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Demian Maia submitted Ben Askren with a rear-naked choke at UFC Singapore. On Twitter, pro fighters reacted to the fight. In …read more

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UFC Singapore: Maia vs Askren post-fight results and analysis

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Demian Maia proved to be the superior MMA fighter over Ben Askren. Pre-fight, when Demian Maia was asked why he’d win …read more

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Pros react to Demian Maia stopping Ben Askren at UFC Singapore

A welterweight bout between Ben Askren and Demian Maia headlined today’s UFC Singapore event.
Askren was returning to the Octagon for the first time since suffering the first loss of his …read more

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Demian Maia vs. Ben Askren full fight video highlights

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Watch Demian Maia vs. Ben Askren full fight video highlights from the UFC Singapore’s main event above, courtesy of the UFC.
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Twitter reacts to Demian Maia's submission of Ben Askren at UFC on ESPN+ 20

Demian Maia added to his stature as one of the winningest fighters in UFC history on Saturday when he defeated Ben Askren in the UFC on ESPN+ 20 headliner.
Maia (28-9 …read more

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UFC Singapore Highlights: Demian Maia Submits Ben Askren

Demian Maia vs. Ben Askren lived up to expectations at UFC Singapore. The two fighters met in a welterweight bout at the UFC Singapore event from the Singapore Indoor Stadium …read more

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UFC Singapore Results: Demian Maia sleeps Ben Askren (Video)

A key welterweight bout between Ben Askren and Demian Maia headlines today’s UFC Singapore event.
Askren will be returning to the Octagon for the first time since suffering the first loss …read more

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UFC Singapore live blog: Maia vs. Askren

Demian Maia and Ben Askren face off ahead of their welterweight main event bout Saturday at UFC Singapore | Photo by Jeff Bottari/Zuffa LLC via Getty Images

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UFC Singapore Results and Highlights

A key welterweight bout featuring division standouts Ben Askren and Demian Maia headlines today’s UFC Singapore event.
Askren will be returning to the Octagon for the first time since suffering the …read more

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UFC Singapore Results: Demian Maia vs. Ben Askren

UFC Singapore goes down today (Sat. October 26, 2019) from the Singapore Indoor Stadium in Kallang, Singapore. The world’s leading mixed martial arts (MMA) promotion compiled an excellent card for …read more

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UFC Singapore results, discussion, play-by-play

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Check out the blow-by-blow results for today’s early UFC Singapore main card, where grappling greats Demian Maia and Ben Askren meet …read more

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UFC Singapore: Demian Maia vs. Ben Askren Toe-to-Toe Preview

Phil and David breakdown everything you need to know about Demian Maia vs. Ben Askren for UFC Singapore, and everything you don’t about Silicon Valley memos. Demian Maia vs. …read more

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UFC Singapore Results: Maia vs. Askren

Demian Maia and Ben Askren will square off in the UFC Singapore main event. | Photo by Jeff Bottari/Zuffa LLC via Getty Images

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UFC Singapore betting odds: Ben Askren favored to get past Demian Maia

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Check out the betting odds for Saturday’s early UFC Singapore card, where Demian Maia meets Ben Askren in the main event. …read more

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UFC Singapore predictions

Demian Maia (pictured) fights Ben Askren in the welterweight main event of UFC Singapore on Saturday | Esther Lin, MMA Fighting

Set your alarm clocks early North American fight …read more

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Ben Askren believes his fight with Demian Maia will determine ‘best grappler in mixed martial arts’

Esther Lin, MMA Fighting

As an Olympian and two-time NCAA champion, Ben Askren is more than willing to match his wrestling against anybody in the UFC.
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Jorge Masvidal and Ben Askren join forces to bash Kamaru Usman

Jorge Masvidal and Ben Askren have never gotten along, but that doesn’t mean they can’t come together to roast a mutual nemesis.
The enemy of my enemy is my friend, as …read more

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UFC Fight Night viewers guide: Maia vs. Askren is grappling gold

Demian Maia is a Brazilian jiu-jitsu black belt. Ben Askren is a two-time NCAA wrestling champ who competed in the Olympics. Who will own the canvas on Saturday in Singapore? …read more

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UFC Singapore Weigh-In Results

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Video coming soon. Demian Maia and Ben Askren will collide to determine the promotion’s top 170-pound grappler in the UFC Fight …read more

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UFC Singapore weigh-in results: Demian Maia vs. Ben Askren showdown set

UFC on ESPN+ 20 got the green light following the weigh-ins in Singapore.
Former middleweight and welterweight title challenger Demian Maia was on point, weighing 170.5 pounds for his main event …read more

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Askren, Maia make weight for Singapore bout

Welterweight headliners Ben Askren and Demian Maia made weight for UFC Fight Night from Singapore on Saturday. All 22 fighters scheduled to compete successfully made weight. …read more

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