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Quote: Ben Askren vs. Demian Maia Is ‘Grappling Fan’s Dream’

Ben Askren’s coach Duke Roufus believes fans of the grappling game will appreciate “Funky” vs. Demian Maia. Askren vs. Maia is set to headline UFC Singapore on Oct. 26. “Funky” …read more

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Posted on August 21, 2019, 6:46 pm By
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Duke Roufus, Ben Rothwell Talk About Working Together Again After Seven Years Apart

At age 37 and on a three-fight losing streak, Ben Rothwell has turned to a familiar face to try and reverse his recent fortunes, and coach Duke Roufus believes it …read more

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Posted on August 21, 2019, 3:46 pm By
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Ben Askren will 'try to outgrapple' Demian Maia at UFC on ESPN+ 20, coach says

If you’re worried the Ben Askren vs. Demian Maia fight at UFC on ESPN+ 20 is going to turn into a kickboxing match between grapplers, Duke Roufus is adamant that …read more

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Posted on August 21, 2019, 3:16 pm By
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Duke Roufus ‘blown away’ Anthony Pettis fought with broken foot, sees 155 return next

Anthony Pettis will find out Tuesday whether surgery is needed for the broken foot he suffered in his loss to Nate Diaz at UFC 241.
Pettis’ longtime head coach, Duke Roufus, …read more

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Duke Roufus claims the Diaz brothers tied to jump Anthony Pettis at nightclub

According to Anthony Pettis’ coach, the Diaz brothers attempted to jump “Showtime” in a nightclub.
Duke Roufus made this bold claim during on the latest episode of Ariel Helwani’s MMA Show. …read more

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Duke Roufus: Anthony Pettis win over Nate Diaz at UFC 241 will get Conor McGregor's attention

Anthony Pettis is in the midst of a career resurgence and Duke Roufus believes there are only big things ahead for his star pupil.
Roufus thinks should Pettis get past Nate …read more

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Coach: Woodley deserves more credit for ‘crazy schedule’

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Tyron Woodley’s coach Duke Roufus feels the former champ doesn’t get enough credit for his ‘crazy’ fight schedule. Tyron Woodley’s coach, Duke Roufus, has …read more

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Duke Roufus praises candid Ben Askren and his 'special winning attitude' after UFC 239 loss

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We’ve seen many fighters handle losses well, but perhaps none quite like Ben Askren.
Askren suffered his first pro loss …read more

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Posted on July 16, 2019, 7:46 pm By
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Stream or download MMA Junkie Radio #2961 with Duke Roufus, Paul Felder, Jared Gordon, Brendan Allen

Stream or download Monday’s episode of MMA Junkie Radio with guests Duke Roufus, Paul Felder, Jared Gordon and Brendan Allen.
The Roufusport gym took over the studio. Head coach Duke Roufus …read more

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Stream or download MMA Junkie Radio #2961 with Duke Roufus, Paul Felder, Jared Gordon, Brendan Allen

Stream or download Monday’s episode of MMA Junkie Radio with guests Duke Roufus, Paul Felder, Jared Gordon and Brendan Allen.
The Roufusport gym took over the studio. Head coach Duke Roufus …read more

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Watch MMA Junkie Radio here at 8 p.m. ET with Duke Roufus, Paul Felder, Jared Gordon and Brendan Allen

MMA Junkie Radio kicks off tonight at 8 p.m. ET with guests Duke Roufus, Paul Felder, Jared Gordon and Brendan Allen.
MMA Junkie Radio airs from 8-10 p.m. ET (5-7 …read more

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After KO loss, Duke Roufus expects Ben Askren to come back better than ever

Ben Askren suffered the first professional loss of his career at UFC 239. There, Jorge Masvidal knocked out “Funky” with a flying knee just five seconds into the fight. The …read more

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Coach Thinks Ben Askren Can Return By End Of 2019 Following KO Loss

Ben Askren’s coach Duke Roufus wouldn’t be surprised if his fighter returns by the end of 2019. Askren shared the Octagon with Jorge Masvidal this past Saturday night (July 6) …read more

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Posted on July 9, 2019, 9:17 pm By
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Duke Roufus expects loss to make Ben Askren better, possible return by end of year

“Heartache.”
That’s how Ben Askren’s coach Duke Roufus described his immediate reaction to seeing his fighter dropped to the mat in less time than it took Bruce Buffer to announce Askren’s …read more

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