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Pettis says he’d never fight Askren to save himself from embarrassment

Anthony Pettis is not willing to lock horns with Ben Askren inside the UFC Octagon. …read more

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Anthony Pettis explains why he won’t fight Ben Askren

Former UFC lightweight champion Anthony Pettis is set to debut in the welterweight division tomorrow night, as he’s scheduled to battle Stephen “Wonderboy” Thompson in the main event of UFC …read more

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Anthony Pettis Reveals Why He Won’t Fight Ben Askren

Former UFC lightweight champion Anthony Pettis has no interest in fighting teammate Ben Askren. “Showtime” is jumping up to welterweight this weekend (Sat. March 23, 2019) against two-time 170-pound title …read more

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If he beats Anthony Pettis at UFC Nashville, Stephen Thompson wants fight with Robbie Lawler next

Stephen Thompson still
has Robbie Lawler on his mind

“Wonderboy” asked for a fight with “Ruthless” last year only instead to see Lawler face off against Ben Askren at UFC 235. …read more

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White: ‘This was the perfect time for Ben Askren to be in the UFC’

Despite Ben Askren’s misgivings, it seems that Dana White is happy that he’s in the UFC. Ben Askren doesn’t think UFC president Dana White likes him. He’s made it very …read more

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Ben Askren explains why Khabib Nurmagomedov 165-pound title fight makes sense

Ben Askren has yet to
have his next fight booked but he does have an ideal scenario in mind.

This past weekend at UFC
London, the 34-year-old spoke to the media about a …read more

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Ben Askren: 165-pound UFC title fight vs. Khabib Nurmagomedov checks a lot of boxes

LONDON – For a guy who was there only as a guest, Ben Askren had quite the fight week heading into UFC on ESPN+ 5.
Backstage at The O2, Askren touched …read more

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Dana White Doubles Down on Robbie Lawler vs. Ben Askren II

Ben Askren has said he has no problem with Dana White. Dana White has said he has no problem with Ben Askren. So what’s the problem? Ben Askren has continued …read more

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Dana White happy to have Ben Askren in the UFC but still wants Robbie Lawler rematch

Despite Ben Askren’s belief that UFC president Dana White doesn’t like him much, it turns out that the 2008 Olympian has been a welcome addition to the roster.
After trading Demetrious …read more

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Colby Covington Questions If Ben Askren vs. Robbie Lawler Was Fixed

Colby Covington smells something fishy about the finish to Ben Askren vs. Robbie Lawler. Earlier this month, Askren made his Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) debut against Lawler. The two clashed …read more

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EXCLUSIVE | Colby Covington on Ben Askren’s win over Robbie Lawler: ‘It seemed like the fix was in’

At UFC 235, Ben Askren made his highly-anticipated debut, when he took on Robbie Lawler.

Askren, who is undefeated, was looking to show he is the best in the world. …read more

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Jorge Masvidal rips Ben Askren, praises Darren Till in wild Twitter storm

Following Jorge Masvidal’s victory over Darren Till at UFC London this past weekend, he took to Twitter on Monday to field a few questions from fans.
Among the hottest topics …read more

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Ben Askren details ‘cordial’ conversations with Dana White

Ben Askren has not always had the best relationship with UFC President Dana White. From the sounds of it, however, he and the UFC boss seem to be mending fences. …read more

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Ben Askren lists possibilities for next opponent after Darren Till’s UFC London loss

Undefeated UFC welterweight contender Ben Askren predicted Darren Till would defeat Jorge Masvidal in the main event of UFC London last weekend, and hoped to fight him soon thereafter. As …read more

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Ben Askren to ‘reevaluate’ next matchup after Till loss, would still ‘love to fight’ Jorge Masvidal

Ben Askren traveled to UFC London with hopes of fighting the winner of the main event between Darren Till and Jorge Masvidal.
In the lead-up to the card, he made …read more

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Ben Askren has a lot of reasons why Khabib Nurmagomedov fight makes sense

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Backstage at UFC London, Ben Askren discussed winning over the London crowd with his Q and A session, why he thinks he got under Darren Till’s skin, Colby …read more

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The Weekly Grind: Dillon Danis chugs Proper Twelve bottle, Ben Askren goes on Danis roasting spree

The life of a professional fighter isn’t all glitz and glamour.
As if getting punched, kicked, kneed, choked and twisted into a pretzel on a regular basis isn’t enough, fighters …read more

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Ben Askren Reacts To Darren Till’s Loss At UFC London

One of the big storylines coming into Saturday’s UFC Fight Night on ESPN+: Till vs. Masvidal was Ben Askren’s arrival in London to pick a fight with the winner. Askren …read more

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Ben Askren reacts after Darren Till suffers knockout loss to Jorge Masvidal

Undefeated UFC welterweight Ben Askren jumped on a plane to London with plans of arranging a future fight with event headliner Darren Till.

The rivals did have a slight encounter …read more

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UFC's Ben Askren 'trying to pick a fight' while in London

UFC welterweight contender Ben Askren flew to England this weekend in hopes of setting up a fight with Darren Till or Jorge Masvidal. …read more

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Ben Askren starting trouble in London, clashes with Jorge Masvidal, too – not just Darren Till

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LONDON – It didn’t take long for Ben Askren to get into it with a fellow UFC welterweight.
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Darren Till Says He’s Calling The Shots, Not Ben Askren

Darren Till doesn’t plan on being goaded by Ben Askren’s trash talking. Till is set to compete in the main event of UFC London tomorrow (March 16). The welterweight bout …read more

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Video: Till charges stage to confront Askren during Q&A

Things got heated at the UFC London Q&A. Darren Till rushed the stage during a UFC London fan Q&A to confront welterweight rival Ben Askren, flipping off “Funky” and the …read more

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Darren Till steals the spotlight during Ben Askren UFC appearance

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Former ONE Championship and Bellator titleholder Ben Askren has his sites set on a fight with UFC London headliner Darren Till, but has his party crashed by the …read more

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Darren Till addresses Ben Askren after rushing stage at UFC London weigh-ins

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LONDONBen Askren might get a double bird, but a fight, he’ll have to wait in line.
That’s the word coming from onetime UFC …read more

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Face Off! Till, Masvidal Make It Official In London

Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) welterweight contender, Darren Till, is probably geared up to shut the mouth of American interloper Ben Askren, especially after this, but that can’t happen unless “The …read more

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Dillon Danis campaigns for grappling match with Ben Askren

Dillon Danis and Ben Askren have had plenty to say about each other on social media of late — and none of it has been friendly.

After Askren’s latest verbal volley, …read more

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Video: Darren Till rushes stage to confront Ben Askren at UFC London fan Q&A

Ben Askren flew to London to seek out a fight with Darren Till — and the Liverpool native seems more than happy to help out his cause.
Askren and Till teased …read more

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Security Saves Askren From ‘Gorilla’ Attack

Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) welterweight contender, Ben Askren, was shipped to London for a cageside seat at this Saturday’s ESPN+ extravaganza inside O2 Arena, featuring a 170-pound main event between …read more

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Video: Darren Till rushes from backstage to yell at Ben Askren at UFC London

LONDON – It’s safe to say Ben Askren’s messages to Darren Till are being heard loud and clear.
With Askren onstage at a fan Q&A in advance of today’s UFC on …read more

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Darren Till Rushes Out from Backstage to Answer Ben Askren’s Call Ahead of UFC London

The fans in London nearly got treated to an extra main event after Darren Till ran out from backstage to shout at Ben Askren on stage during a Q&A in …read more

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Ben Askren Responds to Till and Masvidal’s Preemptive Rejection

Ben Askren seems unphased and undeterred by both Darren Till and Jorge Masvidal preemptively rejecting a fight against him. Both fighters had their reasons for dismissing Ben Askren as a …read more

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Till says Askren needs to ‘work his way up the ranks’ before he accepts fight

Darren Till isn’t sure if Ben Askren is deserving of a fight with him. …read more

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Masvidal rips ‘coward’ Askren for refusing Lawler rematch

Jorge Masvidal unloads on Ben Askren, who is looking to face the winner of this weekend’s UFC London headliner. …read more

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Leon Edwards Not Impressed by Ben Askren, Calls Next for Winner of Till vs. Masvidal

Leon Edwards has been patiently waiting for his chance to climb up the welterweight rankings but even after six wins in a row, he’s not getting the respect he believes …read more

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Darren Till: Ben Askren Must Earn Fight Against Me

UFC London headliners Darren Till and Jorge Masvidal are in agreement on one topic ahead of their bout this weekend: Ben Askren. Ben Askren has stated that he would love …read more

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Jorge Masvidal Blasts “Weasel” Ben Askren: “Have Some Pride”

Jorge Masvidal will be headlining UFC London in three days when he takes on Darren Till from the 02 Arena in London, England. Ben Askren is already on record in …read more

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Darren Till unsure about fighting Ben Askren next: ‘He needs to work his way up’ 

Ben Askren is flying out to the United Kingdom to watch UFC London live and in person. His plan is to call out the winner of the main event between …read more

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Jorge Masvidal to Ben Askren: Give Robbie Lawler respect you owe

LONDON – Veteran UFC welterweight Jorge Masvidal will face onetime title challenger Darren Till on Saturday, and Ben Askren will be watching.
Masvidal’s plan is to break Till (17-1-1 MMA, 5-1-1 …read more

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Nate Diaz mocks Khabib Nurmagomedov, Ben Askren intervenes

Nate Diaz and Khabib Nurmagomedov have had plenty to say about each other on social media over the last few years. Early on Tuesday morning, the trend continued, as Diaz …read more

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Ben Askren can't stop roasting Dillon Danis on Twitter

If you pay attention to UFC welterweight Ben Askren on Twitter (and you should), then you probably know that he’s been beefing with Bellator prospect Dillon Danis for some time …read more

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DDanis gets next Bellator fight booking, Askren trolls him for it

In the wake of a fight booking for Dillon Danis, Ben Askren took to Twitter to throw some shade at Danis and teammate Conor McGregor. BJJ standout and Conor …read more

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Ben Askren roasts Dillon Danis in multi-part Twitter assault

This afternoon, it was announced that Conor McGregor training partner Dillon Danis will return to the Bellator cage at Bellator 221 to take on Max Humphrey. This news prompted UFC …read more

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Ben Askren trolls Darren Till, Jorge Masvidal ahead of UFC London

This weekend, in the main event of the stacked UFC London card on ESPN+, Jorge Masvidal and Darren Till will collide in a crucial welterweight contender fight. It’s looking increasingly …read more

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Lawler’s manager says an immediate is warranted with Askren

Robbie Lawler’s manager wants a rematch to be set up with Ben Askren after the controversial finish of their fight at UFC 235. Robbie Lawler’s manager, David Martin, has said …read more

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Ben Askren vows to retire if he gets KO’d by Kamaru Usman

Ben Askren continues to wreak havoc both inside and outside of the octagon, with his latest target being newly-crowned UFC welterweight champ Kamaru Usman.

“Funky” made his highly anticipated octagon …read more

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Askren says he’d retire if KO’d by Usman: ‘He can’t punch worth a damn’

Ben Askren continues to diss Kamaru Usman on social media. UFC newcomer Ben Askren is at it again, this time claiming that he’d retire if he was ever knocked out …read more

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Robbie Lawler’s manager says ‘immediate rematch is warranted’ after UFC 235 controversy

Team Lawler isn’t taking its fighter’s latest loss lying down.
The sting is still fresh from Robbie Lawler’s controversial submission defeat at the hands of Ben Askren, which took place this …read more

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Robbie Lawler’s manager releases statement on Ben Askren’s post-fight comments

Ben Askren made his highly anticipated octagon debut at last weekend’s UFC 235 event in Las Vegas against Robbie Lawler.

In the early moments of the fight, Lawler slammed Askren …read more

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Robbie Lawler’s Manager Responds to Ben Askren, Hopes for ‘Immediate Rematch’

Robbie Lawler was nothing but class after his controversial loss to Ben Askren at UFC 235 and now his manager has followed his lead with a response issued to the …read more

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Robbie Lawler’s Manager Responds to Comments Made from Ben Askren

Robbie Lawler has nothing personal against Ben Askren but he still wants his shot for redemption with an immediate rematch. This past Saturday night at UFC 235, Lawler turned the …read more

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Ben Askren explains why he sees ‘no controversy’ in Robbie Lawler win

Former ONE Championship and Bellator welterweight king Ben Askren now has his first UFC victory. He snagged that elusive accomplishment at UFC 235 last weekend, when he submitted former UFC …read more

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Ben Askren, Debut Para Recordar

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Joe Rogan Weighs In On Ben Askren vs. Robbie Lawler Stoppage

Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) color commentator Joe Rogan has given his take on the Ben Askren vs. Robbie Lawler stoppage. Askren’s UFC debut didn’t go down without controversy. “Funky” survived …read more

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Ben Askren claims Dana White has ignored requests for sit-down

Ben Askren is now firmly embedded as a member of the UFC welterweight roster, having submitted Robbie Lawler at UFC 235. Unfortunately, his relationship with UFC President Dana White apparently …read more

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Herb Dean and Robbie Lawler’s Conversation After Controversial UFC 235 Stoppage (Video)

One of the biggest stories of the night at UFC 235 was the early stoppage that occurred in the welterweight contest between Robbie Lawler and Ben Askren. Lawler looked dominant …read more

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The A-Side Live Chat: UFC 235 aftermath, Usman vs. Covington, Ben Askren vs. Dana White, UFC Wichita, more

This is The A-Side Live Chat on MMA Fighting.
Today on the show, we’ll be talking all the aftermath from UFC 235, which was headlined by Jon Jones’ successful light heavyweight …read more

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Ben Askren: Dana White is ‘somehow repulsed by me,’ despite claims to the contrary

UFC president Dana White wants Ben Askren to fight Robbie Lawler in a rematch after a controversial end to their UFC 235 fight. Askren would rather fight the winner of …read more

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Anatomy of a controversial stoppage: Bulldog choke edition

An analysis of the fight between Ben Askren and Robbie Lawler and some tips on the application of the bulldog choke. This past weekend, a highly anticipated fight between …read more

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Askren: White’s disdain for me was ‘palpable’ after UFC 235 win

Ben Askren claims Dana White was not pleased about his win over Robbie Lawler at UFC 235 on Saturday. Ben Askren was successful in his Octagon debut at UFC 235 …read more

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Gracie Brothers Say Askren vs. Lawler Was Stopped Early, But Result Wouldn’t Have Changed

A pair of members of the legendary jiu-jitsu Gracie family have weighed in on the controversy surrounding the finish to Ben Askren vs. Robbie Lawler at UFC 235. In a …read more

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Dana White doesn’t get Ben Askren: ‘That dude is nuts!’

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There has long been friction between former ONE Champion and Bellator titleholder Ben Askren and UFC president Dana White, so much so that Askren used to …read more

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Ben Askren won’t fight for UFC welterweight strap without speaking to Tyron Woodley first

The first shot at new UFC welterweight champ Kamaru Usman is expected to go to his arch rival Colby Covington. That being said, after an ugly altercation with Covington, Usman’s …read more

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Joe Rogan breaks down controversial Ben Askren win over Robbie Lawler; wants to see a rematch

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Did you watch the UFC 235 bout between Robbie Lawler and Ben Askren? Could there be any more controversy?
Lawler tossed Askren on his head and unleashed …read more

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UFC 235 | Ben Askren ‘really disappointed with the UFC staff’ for not letting him corner Tyron Woodley

Ben Askren made his highly anticipated UFC debut on Saturday night against Robbie Lawler. He beat Lawler by submission — although in controversial fashion.

Following his fight, Askren planned to …read more

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UFC 235 Post-Fight Interviews: Dana White, Jon Jones, Kamaru Usman, Ben Askren, and more

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Following an exciting night of fights, several of the UFC 235 key performers fielded questions from the media at the UFC 235 post-fight press conference in …read more

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Askren: Dana’s Still Pouting Because I Beat His Guy

Despite Dana White pulling the trigger on trading Ben Askren for Demetrious Johnson last year, it seems he still isn’t too fond of “Funky.” That’s according to Askren himself, who …read more

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Coach on Herb Dean’s stoppage of Lawler vs. Askren: ‘You need to give these guys a little more of a chance’

Robbie Lawler and Dana White weren’t alone in questioning the stoppage of Lawler’s controversial fight against Ben Askren at UFC 235.
Lawler suffered a technical submission loss to Askren on Saturday …read more

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Ben Askren says he’d need Tyron Woodley’s ‘blessing’ before taking UFC title fight with Kamaru Usman

Ben Askren will need a phone call with his longtime friend before answering a call out from one of MMA’s most powerful managers.
On Sunday, Ali Abdelaziz, manager of new UFC …read more

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Ben Askren: ‘Dana White’s Disdain For Me Is So Clear & Evident’

Ben Askren still isn’t feeling the love from Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) president Dana White. Askren made his UFC debut this past Saturday night (March 2). “Funky” took on former …read more

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Dana White calls Ben Askren’s finish of Robbie Lawler a ‘bad stoppage’

LAS VEGAS – Given that UFC newcomer Ben Askren garnered a fair amount of the media attention heading into UFC 235 this week, his fight with Robbie Lawler was a …read more

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After altercation with Covington, Abdelaziz says Kamaru Usman will fight Ben Askren next

Shortly after Kamaru Usman defeated Tyron Woodley to capture the UFC welterweight belt at UFC 235, he and his manager Ali Abdelaziz got into a heated altercation with former interim …read more

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UFC 235 Highlights! Askren Scores Controversial Submission Over ‘Ruthless’

Controversy struck the anticipated Octagon debut of Ben Askren last night (Sat., Mar. 2, 2019) at UFC 235 live on pay-per-view (PPV) from inside T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada, …read more

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Ben Askren and Darren Till Exchange Words On Social Media

Ben Askren now has a UFC win – albeit a controversial one – and he’s already eying prospects for his next fight. “Funky” seems to have his eye on former …read more

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John McCarthy Weighs In On Ben Askren vs. Robbie Lawler Finish

Over the weekend (Sat. March 2, 2019) former ONE and Bellator champion Ben Askren made his UFC debut. “Funky” went toe-to-toe with former UFC welterweight king Robbie Lawler. Askren survived …read more

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MMA Squared: Welcome to the big leagues, Ben Askren

In the opening 30 seconds of their fight, Robbie Lawler put Ben Askren to task. Fans (myself included) of Robbie Lawler were worried about how the veteran would …read more

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The MMA Hour with Ben Askren, Henri Hooft, Brandon Gibson, the Monday Morning Analyst, Sound Off and more at 12 p.m. ET

12 p.m.: Show open. After a brief introduction, I’ll revisit our January preview of Tyron Woodley vs. Kamaru Usman, what we got right/wrong, plus we’ll look at whether Herb Dean’s …read more

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NSAC Director Backs Ben Askren vs. Robbie Lawler Stoppage

Nevada State Athletic Commission (NSAC) Director Bob Bennett sides with Herb Dean’s decision to stop the Ben Askren vs. Robbie Lawler bout at UFC 235. Last night’s (March 2) welterweight …read more

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Trading Shots: Should Anthony Smith have stayed down and taken his DQ win at UFC 235?

Did Anthony Smith do himself a disservice by continuing the fight after Jon Jones’ illegal knee at UFC 235? Should he have taken a lesson from Ben Askren and let …read more

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Askren: Don’t Like My Win? I’ll Call The WHAMBULANCE

For a guy who came into the UFC with a reputation for being boring, Ben Askren sure has provided fans with a lot of entertainment. In several realms, too: he’s …read more

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Ben Askren calls out Darren Till on Twitter, gets a ... poetic? ... response

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There are a few different factors that get MMA fans excited about a potential match-ups. Often, it’s an intriguing pairing of …read more

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Dillon Danis trolls UFC 235 winners Ben Askren, Kamaru Usman

UFC 235, which went down on Saturday night in Las Vegas, Nevada, was a huge night for the welterweight division. First, we saw former ONE and Bellator champ Ben Askren …read more

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Controversial ending is fitting for Ben Askren’s debut

Pre-competition visualizations are a staple of preparation for many professional athletes. Close your eyes, imagine the possibilities, picture victory. Believe it, then achieve it. It’s simple stuff. Most conjurings are …read more

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UFC 235 | John McCarthy gives his take on Ben Askren vs. Robbie Lawler controversy

On Saturday night, on the main card of UFC 235, former ONE Championship and Bellator titleholder Ben Askren finally made his UFC debut, taking on the extremely dangerous Robbie Lawler.

Although …read more

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Dana White On Askren vs. Lawler: ‘That Was A Bad Stoppage’

Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) president Dana White isn’t a fan of the Ben Askren vs. Robbie Lawler stoppage. Askren made his UFC debut last night (March 2). He shared the …read more

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UFC 235 | Robbie Lawler, Ben Askren shrug off rematch talk

Ben Askren was victorious in his UFC debut. Unfortunately, his win was shadowed in controversy.

After being slammed on his head and pulverized by an early salvo of Lawler ground-and-pound, …read more

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Everyone But Askren Wants An Immediate Lawler Rematch

Saturday night’s UFC 235 event from Las Vegas, Nevada featured a simultaneously amazing and disappointing fight between former welterweight champ Robbie Lawler and new UFC arrival Ben Askren. Lawler mauled …read more

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Askren rejects Lawler rematch: I didn’t really want to fight him in the first place

After a controversial ending to their fight, Ben Askren is not willing to run it back with Robbie Lawler. Ben Askren’s UFC debut against Robbie Lawler has been shrouded …read more

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UFC 235 Promotional Guidelines Compliance pay: Ben Askren receives $3,500 for UFC debut

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LAS VEGAS – Fighters from Saturday’s UFC 235 event took home event took home UFC Promotional Guidelines Compliance pay totaling $275,000.
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Robbie Lawler says Ben Askren wasn’t close to choking him out, rematch a possibility

Robbie Lawler is certain that his latest fight was ended prematurely. And he’s just as certain that he doesn’t want to raise a stink about it.
Competing for the first time …read more

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Ben Askren defends controversial UFC 235 finish: ‘I saw the arm go limp’

As far as Ben Askren is concerned, he took care of business at UFC 235.
The former Bellator and ONE welterweight champion made his long-awaited Octagon debut Saturday in Las Vegas, …read more

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Dana White wants Ben Askren vs. Robbie Lawler 2 after ‘bad stoppage’ at UFC 235

Ben Askren has his first UFC win but after a controversial end to his fight against Robbie Lawler on Saturday night he might be staring at a rematch.
The fight ended …read more

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Ben Askren shoots down Dana White’s idea of immediate rematch following UFC 235

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After Ben Askren’s defeat of Robbie Lawler at UFC 235, he shot down Dana White’s idea of an immediate rematch. He has an entirely different opponent …read more

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Robbie Lawler reacts following controversial UFC 235 loss to Ben Askren

Former UFC welterweight champion Robbie Lawler welcomed Ben Askren to the octagon at tonight’s UFC 235 event in Las Vegas.

Lawler entered the octagon for the first time since December …read more

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Ben Askren shuts down Dana White's rematch request, wants Till-Masvidal winner over Lawler

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LAS VEGAS – The UFC is looking to book a rematch between Ben Askren and Robbie Lawler at UFC 235, but …read more

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Ben Askren: ‘Hey Dana, is that really the best you got?’

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Ben Askren got busted up early by Robbie Lawler in the Octagon debut at UFC 235 on Saturday. He eventually turned the tables and put Lawler in a …read more

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Opinion: Dean made the right decision with Askren-Lawler stoppage

A hot take on the controversial UFC 235 main card fight between the debuting Ben Askren and former champion Robbie Lawler Ben Askren’s UFC debut did draw attention, but for …read more

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Posted on March 3, 2019, 5:16 am By
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Ben Askren wins UFC debut over Robbie Lawler in controversial fashion

Ben Askren finally arrived in the UFC on Saturday night and he now has his first official win but it probably didn’t end the way he wanted.
The end came in …read more

Source:: MMAWeekly

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Twitter reacts to Ben Askren’s controversial win over Robbie Lawler

Ben Askren finished Robbie Lawler with a seemingly not locked in choke at UFC 235. On Twitter, pro fighters were displeased with the referee’s stoppage. Ben Askren won his Octagon …read more

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UFC 235 results: Ben Askren stops Robbie Lawler in wild, controversial fight

Ben Askren’s long-awaited UFC debut delivered in just about every way possible on Saturday night.
The undefeated former ONE and Bellator welterweight champion squared off with former UFC welterweight champion Robbie …read more

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