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Kelvin Gastelum and Ben Askren continue war of words on social media

Last night, top UFC middleweight contender Kelvin Gastelum took a shot at UFC welterweight champ Tyron Woodley for plotting a move up to the middleweight division.

Haha @TWooodley has never wanted …read more

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Kelvin Gastelum rips Tyron Woodley, gets backlash from Ben Askren and others

UFC welterweight champion Tyron Woodley recently announced that he plans to move up to the middleweight division in the near future. This news generated an interesting reaction from top middleweight …read more

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Ben Askren scolds Colby Covington for being ‘dumb enough’ to trust Dana White

After being deprived of a shot at UFC welterweight champion Tyron Woodley, former interim welterweight champion Colby Covington is not happy with the UFC.
In fact, the streaking wrestling specialist is …read more

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Ben Askren updates on relationship with Dana White

Former ONE Championship and Bellator welterweight titleholder Ben Askren has had some pretty heated exchanges with UFC President Dana White in the past. Now that Askren is a member of …read more

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After UFC signing, Ben Askren breaks down relationship with new boss Dana White

MILWAUKEE – It’s not exactly water under the bridge for Ben Askren in regards to his relationship with Dana White.
But at the same time, the former ONE Championship and Bellator …read more

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Russia's Nikolay Aleksakhin aiming for UFC bid, rematch with Ben Askren

After downing three UFC veterans in his past five outings, Russian welterweight Nikolay Aleksakhin (22-5) is hoping for a look from the world’s largest MMA promotion – and he already …read more

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Covington: I would ‘slaughter’ Ben Askren if we fought

Colby Covington has more words for UFC newcomer Ben Askren. Colby Covington continues to build a reputation for himself as a loud talker. One of his primary targets as …read more

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Ben Askren Ridicules Colby Covington’s IQ and Credibility

With Colby Covington’s title shot plans becoming more in question by the day, one potential bout that new UFC welterweight Ben Askren claimed was on the table for UFC 233 …read more

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Posted on December 19, 2018, 1:16 pm By
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VIDEO | Ben Askren believes ‘dumb’ Colby Covington is ‘losing his gimmick’

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Colby so dumb!!!
A post shared by Ben Askren (@benaskren) on Dec 18, 2018 at 7:22pm PST

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In Trump's America, is UFC fighter Ben Askren a voice of reason?

MILWAUKEE – New UFC welterweight Ben Askren considers himself an original in the MMA promotion game, and he shakes his head when he watches Colby Covington.
Askren (18-0 MMA, 0-0 UFC), …read more

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Ben Askren: Colby Covington, Kamaru Usman 'so scared,' they turned me down for UFC 233

MILWAUKEE – Newly minted UFC welterweight Ben Askren is booked to face ex-champ Robbie Lawler in his octagon debut.
But the former Bellator and ONE Championship titleholder said he tried to …read more

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Ben Askren says he offered to fight ‘dumb’ Colby Covington, ‘uninteresting’ Kamaru Usman to save UFC 233

MILWAUKEE — Backstage at UFC on FOX 31, Ben Askren discusses the provisions that he set for coming out of retirement, offering to fight Kamaru Usman or Colby Covington to …read more

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Ben Askren vs. Robbie Lawler moved to UFC 235

With UFC 233 cancelled, Ben Askren’s UFC debut vs. Robbie Lawler has been moved back to March. With UFC 233’s cancellation on Wednesday, fights that were booked for that event …read more

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‘Shorty’ Torres Says New Brave FC Deal Is ‘Multiple Times’ Better Than UFC Contract

Unfortunately, 26-year-old “Shorty” Jose Torres was one of the flyweights recently let go by the UFC. Since the Demetrious Johnson for Ben Askren trade between the UFC and ONE Championship, …read more

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Robbie Lawler-Ben Askren Rescheduled for UFC 235 in March

We will have to wait a little while longer for the welterweight battle between Robbie Lawler and Ben Askren, which has been relocated from the cancelled UFC 233 card to …read more

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Ben Askren vs. Robbie Lawler fight rescheduled for March

After a long struggle to find a suitable main event for UFC 233, which was scheduled for January 26 in Anaheim, the promotion has decided to cancel the card outright. …read more

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Ben Askren vs. Robbie Lawler Rescheduled for UFC 235 Following UFC 233 Cancellation

The welterweight showdown between Ben Askren and Robbie Lawler has a new home at UFC 235 on March 2 in Las Vegas.
The bout, which serves as Askren’s UFC debut, was …read more

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Ben Askren vs. Robbie Lawler rescheduled for UFC 235 in March

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Following the scratch of January’s UFC 233 event, Ben Askren’s octagon debut against former UFC welterweight champion Robbie Lawler will now take place at …read more

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Ben Askren vs. Robbie Lawler Rescheduled for UFC 235 in March

Ben Askren will have to wait a little bit longer for his Octagon debut after his fight against Robbie Lawler was rescheduled for UFC 235 on March 2 in Las …read more

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Ben Askren vs. Robbie Lawler rescheduled for UFC 235

One card’s loss is another’s gain.
A highly-anticipated matchup between welterweight newcomer Ben Askren and former UFC champion Robbie Lawler has been rescheduled for March 2 at UFC 235 in Las …read more

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Ben Askren, Welterweight Hero, Tried To Save UFC 233

If former Bellator MMA and ONE Championship welterweight titleholder, Ben Askren, is going to headline a pay-per-view (PPV) fight card for Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC), then he’s going to first …read more

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Ben Askren Wanted To Headline UFC 233 Against Robbie Lawler Before It Was Cancelled

This week, the Ultimate Fighting Championship made the rare move to scrap a numbered pay-per-view, but incoming welterweight star Ben Askren claims he would have saved it for them. …read more

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Usman responds to ‘curly-headed f-ck boy’ Askren: I’ll ‘flatline’ you

“I will flatline that curly-headed f*ck boy. That’s pretty much it.” Earlier this week, UFC newcomer Ben Askren called out Kamaru Usman on Instagram, calling the top welterweight contender a …read more

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Kamaru Usman says he would ‘flatline’ Ben Askren

The welterweight division is one of the deepest and best that MMA has to offer. Yet in the UFC, things are looking somewhat complicated at the top right now.
With Kamaru …read more

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Askren puts ‘hypocrite’ Kamaru Usman on blast: Stop trying to avoid me

UFC newcomer Ben Askren calls out Kamaru Usman on Instagram. Ben Askren will make his highly anticipated Octagon debut against Robbie Lawler at UFC 233 but, according to ‘Funky’ himself, …read more

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Kamaru Usman Issues Fiery Response to Ben Askren

Ben Askren has made it a habit to call fighters out through social media and stirring things up. The latest name on that list is Kamaru Usman, whom Ben Askren …read more

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Ben Askren accuses Kamaru Usman of acting just like Colby Covington

Kamaru Usman has been angling for a fight with Colby Covington for some time, admitting that he might even prefer the matchup to a fight with UFC welterweight champion Tyron …read more

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Morning Report: Ben Askren calls out ‘hypocrite’ Kamaru Usman for avoiding him in favor of Colby Covington

Earlier this year, one of the best fighters to have never stepped in the octagon finally signed with the UFC when Ben Askren came over as part of the historic …read more

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Conor McGregor and Ben Askren have an interesting exchange on social media

Former two-division UFC champion Conor McGregor had an interesting exchange with undefeated welterweight Ben Askren late yesterday evening.
Shortly following Max Holloway’s impressive stoppage victory over Brian Ortega in the main …read more

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Dana White praises Ben Askren, says having him in the UFC is ‘a breath of fresh air’

There was a time where it seemed like one of the best fighters to never fight in the UFC would never get that opportunity. However, it’s now 2018 and anything …read more

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Dana White takes shot at UFC champ Tyron Woodley, doesn't rule out interim title fight

UFC President Dana White is less than thrilled with welterweight champion Tyron Woodley but very pleased with Ben Askren, which could have major ramifications on the title picture.
On Friday night …read more

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Ben Askren & Kamaru Usman’s Manager Engage In Twitter Exchange

The seeds may have been planted for a potential bout between Ben Askren and Kamaru Usman. Askren is scheduled to make his Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) debut against Robbie Lawler …read more

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Kamaru Usman's manager teases interim title fight vs. Ben Askren, who responds with one-liner

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The UFC welterweight title picture is turning into a hot mess.
Originally, the promotion’s plan was to book champion Tyron Woodley vs. (interim champ?) Colby …read more

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Ben Askren offers to face Kamaru Usman in place of Colby Covington

It appears that things are getting a bit scrambled atop the UFC’s 170-pound division. But that doesn’t mean that the fighters aren’t trying to create solutions of their own.
After Kamaru …read more

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Midnight Mania! ‘Mighty Mouse’ Questions Logic In McGregor’s Flyweight Remark

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After Demetrious Johnson was ‘traded’ to ONE Championship for Ben Askren, news …read more

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Demetrious Johnson: McGregor Could Save Flyweights If He Truly Cares

In the first publicized trade in the history of mixed martial arts, Demetrious Johnson, the most dominant champion in the history of the UFC, was swapped with Ben Askren, thereby …read more

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UFC confirms Ben Askren vs. Robbie Lawler at UFC 233 on Jan. 26

The UFC has confirmed the welterweight matchup between Ben Askren and Robbie Lawler. Earlier this month, it was reported by ESPN’s Brett Okamoto that multi-promotion MMA champion Ben Askren would …read more

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Joseph Benavidez: Flyweight Division More Exciting Than Ever

The future of the flyweight division has been in question from the moment Demetrious Johnson was traded to ONE Championship for Ben Askren. Many, including flyweight title challenger at UFC …read more

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Lawler Vs. Askren Official For UFC 233

Rumors confirmed. Ben Askren will officially make his Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) debut on January 26, 2019 when he takes on former Welterweight champion, Robbie Lawler, at UFC 233 inside …read more

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Ben Askren to make UFC debut against Robbie Lawler at UFC 233 in Anaheim

Ben Askren will finally make the walk to the Octagon when he takes on former UFC welterweight champion Robbie Lawler at UFC 233 in January.
The UFC made the news official …read more

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Askren: Fans enjoy my personality because I’m genuine, unlike Covington

Newly-minted UFC welterweight Ben Askren give a self-assessment on why feels he is loved by fight fans. Undefeated welterweight Ben Askren considers himself to be a big deal, especially …read more

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