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Ben Askren Will Not Rethink Retirement, Even With Recovered Hip

Ben Askren is 100% at peace with his decision to retire from mixed martial arts and is not looking back. Following his loss to Demian Maia at UFC Singapore, Ben …read more

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UFC Sao Paulo preview show

SAO PAULO – With less than 24 hours until UFC Sao Paulo, MMA Fighting’s Guilherme Cruz breaks down Saturday’s fight card with two-time UFC title challenger Demian Maia. …read more

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Posted on November 16, 2019, 1:16 am By
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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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Wake me up after you gogo: Check out this rare gogoplata submission at IMMAF World Championships

If we were listing the rarest things you’ll see in MMA, you might include Demian Maia’s trash talk, or a Brazilian crowd that doesn’t tell an overseas fighter they’re going …read more

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Posted on November 13, 2019, 3:16 pm By
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Anthony Rocco Martin Wants To Stamp His Spot

Coming off his loss to Demian Maia, Anthony Rocco Martin is seeking to solidify his position in the rankings.
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Stephen Thompson Says Demian Maia Bout ‘Could Definitely Happen’

Stephen Thompson feels there is a high chance he’ll be fighting Demian Maia in the future. Thompson returned to action this past Saturday night (Nov. 2) at UFC 244. “Wonderboy” …read more

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Posted on November 5, 2019, 11:16 pm By
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Wonderboy welcomes bouts with Diaz, Masvidal or ‘really scary’ Maia

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Stephen Thompson considers a fight against jiu-jitsu ace Demian Maia for his next outing. Only a couple of days after his …read more

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Kamaru Usman discusses Ben Askren’s recent loss to Demian Maia

It is no secret that current UFC welterweight champion Kamaru Usman and former Bellator champion Ben Askren do not like each other.
‘The Nigerian Nightmare’ and ‘Funky’ have traded shots on …read more

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Demian Maia rooting for Jorge Masvidal to win UFC belt so they can ‘run it back’ before retirement

Demian Maia defeated Jorge Masvidal via split decision at UFC 211 in 2017. | Esther Lin, MMA Fighting

Only a shot at the UFC welterweight championship would convince Demian …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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Posted on October 31, 2019, 1:46 am By
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Fortunes changed for five at UFC Singapore

Demian Maia and Ben Askren | Paul Miller-USA TODAY Sports

After his loss Saturday to Demian Maia at UFC Singapore, his second straight after reeling off 19 straight wins …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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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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USA TODAY Sports/MMA Junkie rankings, Oct. 29: Welterweight gets shaken up

Douglas Lima and Demian Maia earned big wins over ranked opponents in the welterweight division this past weekend, but only one of them made a major jump in the latest …read more

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White Doesn’t Regretting Trading For Askren

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Ben Askren suffered his second straight loss this past Saturday (Oct. 26, 2019) after getting choked out by Demian Maia in …read more

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Bellator Champion & Former Foe Feels Ben Askren Lost His Hunger

Ben Askren lacks the desire he once had, at least that’s what one Bellator champion thinks. Askren did battle with Demian Maia in the main event of UFC Singapore this …read more

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Posted on October 30, 2019, 12:46 am By
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Askren considering retirement following loss to Maia

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Ben Askren is pondering retirement after his loss to Demian Maia at UFC Singapore. After his third-round submission loss to Demian …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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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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Sanchez wants Maia fight next year: Let us two legends dance

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Diego Sanchez wants to fight Demian Maia on January 18th, next year in Las Vegas. A potential fight between two UFC legends may …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 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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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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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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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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Video: Demian Maia vs Ben Askren - Gracie Breakdown

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Watch the grappling exchanges between Maia and Askren get broken down by Rener Gracie. The match up between Demian Maia and …read more

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5 biggest takeaways from UFC on ESPN+ 20: Disaster for Ben Askren, magic for Demian Maia and more

What mattered most at UFC on ESPN+ 20 in Singapore? Here are a few post-fight musings …
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1. Ben Askren’s disastrous UFC run
Let’s be frank: This run …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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UFC on ESPN+ 20 post-event facts: Demian Maia takes second place for most UFC wins, submissions

The UFC made its return to Singapore on Saturday for UFC on ESPN+ 20, which took place at Singapore Indoor Stadium with an 11-fight card that streamed entirely on ESPN+.
Demian …read more

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Manager: Masvidal wants Maia to save his last fight for him

Manager Abraham Kawa spoke in behalf of Jorge Masvidal, who called for a rematch against Demian Maia following UFC Singapore. If there is one fight that Jorge Masvidal apparently …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: Demian Maia vs. Ben Askren recap video from Singapore


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See the highlights and recap from UFC on ESPN+ 20: Demian Maia vs. Ben Askren. Maia proved his position as the top grappler in mixed martial …read more

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Posted on October 27, 2019, 3:46 am By
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Veteran Grappler Demian Maia Able to ‘Pull Some Tricks’ Against Ben Askren

For a 41-year-old grizzled veteran, Demian Maia certainly looked like a young man in his prime Saturday in the main event of UFC Fight Night 162 in Singapore. …read more

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Posted on October 27, 2019, 1:46 am By
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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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Manager Says Jorge Masvidal Wants Rematch With Demian Maia

Jorge Masvidal hasn’t forgotten about his loss to Demian Maia and wouldn’t mind getting a chance to run it back. Earlier today (Oct. 26), Maia went one-on-one with former Bellator …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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UFC Singapore’s Ben Askren on loss to Maia: ‘Made a bad decision and I failed’

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Ben Askren reflects on his submission loss to Demian Maia at UFC Singapore. Ben Askren might be one of the best …read more

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Posted on October 26, 2019, 8:46 pm By
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Ben Askren: 'I guess I was overconfident' in loss to Demian Maia at UFC on ESPN+ 20

Ben Askren admits his ego might have played a factor in his loss to Demian Maia at UFC on ESPN+ 20.
Askren (19-2 MMA, 1-2 UFC) suffered his second consecutive defeat …read more

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Posted on October 26, 2019, 8:16 pm By
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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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Posted on October 26, 2019, 5:16 pm By
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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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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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Posted on October 26, 2019, 4:16 pm By
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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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Ben Askren Apologizes Following UFC Singapore Loss To Demian Maia

Ben Askren suffered the second loss of his professional mixed martial arts career and he is apologetic after the fact. Earlier today (Oct. 26), Askren took on Demian Maia in …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: 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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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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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 on ESPN+ 20 results: Demian Maia puts Ben Askren to sleep in Singapore

Demian Maia held his position as one of the top welterweights in the world, as he put former Bellator and ONE champion Ben Askren to sleep at UFC on ESPN+ …read more

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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, 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 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 on ESPN+ 20 predictions: Can Ben Askren bounce back from record KO loss against Demian Maia?

Maia
vs.
Askren
Johnson
vs.
Ray
Camacho
vs.
Dariush
Gane
vs.
Mayes
Salikhov
vs.
Staropoli

MMA Junkie readers’
consensus picks
2019: 179-107 (63%)

Askren
(64%)

Johnson
(79%)

Dariush
(78%)

Gane
(82%)

Salikhov
(54%)

Nolan King
@mma_kings
2019: 90-49 (65%)

Askren

Johnson

Dariush

Gane

Staropoli

Dan Tom
@DanTomMMA
2019: 185-101 (65%)

Askren

Johnson

Dariush

Gane

Salikhov

Simon Head
@simonhead
2019: 92-52 (64%)

Askren

Ray

Dariush

Gane

Salikhov

Brian Garcia
@thegoze
2019: 181-105 (63%)
2017 Champion

Maia

Johnson

Dariush

Gane

Staropoli

Simon Samano
@SJSamano
2019: 181-105 (63%)

Askren

Johnson

Dariush

Gane

Staropoli

Ken Hathaway
@kenshathaway
2019: 180-106 (63%)
2018 Champion

Maia

Johnson

Dariush

Mayes

Salikhov

Mike Bohn
@MikeBohnMMA
2019: 177-109 …read more

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Should Anderson Silva retire from MMA? Former rival Demian Maia weighs in

Demian Maia lost a decision in a controversial fight with Anderson Silva in Abu Dhabi. | Esther Lin, MMA Fighting

Anderson Silva once reigned supreme in the UFC middleweight …read more

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Posted on October 25, 2019, 6:16 pm By
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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.
At UFC Fight Night …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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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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UFC Singapore: How And When To Watch

UFC Singapore takes place this weekend on Saturday, 26 October 2019.
In the main-event, expert grappler Demian Maia will be squaring off against the former Bellator and ONE champion, Ben Askren.
‘Funky’ …read more

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Fighter On Fighter! Breaking Down Maia AND Askren!

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Two-time Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) title challenger, Demian Maia, will pit his Brazilian jiu-jitsu skill against Ben Askren’s Olympic-level wrestling this Saturday (Oct. 26, 2019) at UFC …read more

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UFC Singapore media day face-offs: Demian Maia vs. Ben Askren

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The stars of Saturday’s UFC Fight Night in Singapore, including headliners Demian Maia and Ben Askren, faced off after media day on Thursday.

TRENDING > Conor McGregor reveals UFC …read more

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UFC Singapore | Pro fighters make their picks for Ben Askren vs. Demian Maia

In the main event of UFC Singapore, Ben Askren will be looking to get back into the win column when he takes on Demian Maia. Heading into this fight, “Funky” …read more

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Posted on October 24, 2019, 3:46 pm By
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UFC Singapore War Room: Dan Hardy breaks down Demian Maia vs. Ben Askren

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Ahead of Saturday’s fights in Singapore, former UFC welterweight contender Dan Hardy breaks down the main event match-up between Demian Maia and Ben Askren.
The UFC on ESPN+ …read more

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Demian Maia discusses how he rebounded from a quick KO loss earlier in his career

Demian Maia lost in seconds in the UFC, but bounced back to challenge for titles in two divisions. | Esther Lin, MMA Fighting

One of the narratives surrounding UFC …read more

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UFC on ESPN+ 20 pre-event facts: Demian Maia's takedown game reflected in record book

The UFC hosts its fourth event in Singapore on Saturday with UFC on ESPN+ 20, which takes place at Singapore Indoor Stadium and streams on ESPN+.
A key welterweight fight serves …read more

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Ariel Helwani's MMA thoughts: Maia-Askren grounds for excitement, Hardy's big challenge

Will Ben Askren feel the effects of suffering his first loss — by KO? Maybe, but Demian Maia presents a different hurdle. Plus, Greg Hardy and other items making MMA …read more

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UFC on ESPN+ 20 breakdown: Will Ben Askren or Demian Maia dictate grappling for the win?

MMA Junkie analyst Dan Tom breaks down the UFC’s top bouts. Today, we look at the main event for UFC on ESPN+ 20.
UFC on ESPN+ 20 takes place Saturday at …read more

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Posted on October 22, 2019, 8:16 pm By
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UFC on ESPN+ 20 free fight: Demian Maia scores his fastest UFC submission over Carlos Condit

Demian Maia has 10 submission wins on his UFC record. The quickest of them all came against Carlos Condit in the main event of UFC on FOX 21 in August …read more

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Posted on October 22, 2019, 2:16 am By
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UFC on ESPN+ 20: Make your predictions for Demian Maia vs. Ben Askren

We want your predictions for Saturday’s UFC on ESPN+ 20 event in Singapore.
Our staff picks feature includes the consensus picks from MMA Junkie readers. Simply cast your vote for each …read more

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Ben Askren: ‘If I Don’t Get This Win, I May Be In Trouble’

Ben Askren is returning to the Octagon in the main event of UFC Singapore when he takes on Demian Maia on Oct. 26. It will be his first fight since …read more

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Askren: ‘Jiu Jitsu guys have no takedowns,’ unlike Maia

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Ben Askren gives his take on his upcoming headliner fight against Demian Maia in Singapore. UFC welterweight contender Ben …read more

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