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MMA Debate: Was Ben Askren's UFC Career a Colossal Disappointment?

There will be no more fist fights for Ben Askren . At least, as long as he’s able to steer clear of Jorge Masvidal at Whole Foods...

ben askren - Bleacher Report
7:01pm PST - November 18th, 2019

Ben Askren announces he's retiring from MMA

UFC fighter Ben Askren, 35, announced his retirement Monday while on the ESPN podcast "Ariel Helwani's MMA Show."

ben askren - CNN
3:56pm PST - November 18th, 2019

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

The MMA community largely showed respect for Ben Askren after the UFC welterweight announced his MMA retirement.

ben askren - USA Today
2:00pm PST - November 18th, 2019

Boom! Retired! UFC welterweight star Ben Askren announces his retirement from MMA

Former Bellator and ONE Championship welterweight world champion Ben Askren has announced his retirement from MMA following his latest stint in the UFC. Read Full Article at RT.com

ben askren - RT
11:43am PST - November 18th, 2019

Ben Askren: 'I guess I was overconfident' in loss to Demian Maia at UFC on ESPN+ 20

Ben Askren said he made a poor decision in the third round that led to Demian Maia choking him out.

ben askren - USA Today
12:41pm PDT - October 26th, 2019

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

Ben Askren left Singapore Indoor Stadium with a second loss on his record, but at least he has $50,000 extra to show for it.

ben askren - USA Today
10:15am PDT - October 26th, 2019

‘Most overrated fighter of all time’: Ben Askren roasted after defeat to Demian Maia at UFC Singapore

UFC welterweight Ben Askren’s fighting future appears in the balance after the cocksure American suffered a demoralizing defeat to Brazilian veteran Demian Maia at UFC Singapore. Read Full Article at RT.com

ben askren - RT
9:41am PDT - October 26th, 2019

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

There's no question who the best grappler is in the UFC after Demian Maia's win at UFC Singapore.

ben askren - USA Today
8:30am PDT - October 26th, 2019

Twitter reacts to Demian Maia's submission of Ben Askren at UFC on ESPN+ 20

See the top Twitter reactions to Demian Maia's submission win over Ben Askren in the UFC on ESPN+ 20 main event.

ben askren - USA Today
8:06am PDT - October 26th, 2019

UFC on ESPN+ 20 weigh-in results: Demian Maia, Ben Askren make weight

The UFC on ESPN+ 20 main event between Demian Maia and Ben Askren is official as both competitors made weight in Singapore.

ben askren - USA Today
8:15pm PDT - October 24th, 2019

5 burning questions heading into UFC on ESPN+ 20

MMA Junkie's Dave Doyle runs down the top storylines heading into UFC Singapore, where Ben Askren looks to get back on track.

ben askren - USA Today
7:00pm PDT - October 24th, 2019

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

The best stats and figures about UFC on ESPN+ 20, which features a Demian Maia vs. Ben Askren welterweight main event.

ben askren - USA Today
8:05pm PDT - October 23rd, 2019

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

MMA Junkie fight analyst Dan Tom takes a closer look at the UFC Singapore headliner between ground specialists Ben Askren and Demian Maia.

ben askren - USA Today
1:00pm PDT - October 22nd, 2019

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.

ben askren - USA Today
9:20am PDT - October 21st, 2019

UFC's Ben Askren blasts 'terrible person' Colby Covington: He has 'no good reviews'

"The wrestling community is tight knit. We knows who sucks and doesn't suck. Here's the deal. Everywhere Colby's been, nobody likes him. They don't like him. No good reviews."

ben askren - USA Today
4:00pm PDT - October 20th, 2019

Ben Askren on UFC Singapore fight with Demian Maia: 'If I don’t get this win, I may be in trouble'

There's a lot on the line for Ben Askren as heads into his UFC Singapore main event vs. Demian Maia.

ben askren - USA Today
9:15am PDT - October 17th, 2019

UFC Fighter Ben Askren Shills Bitcoin, Gets Roasted by ‘Twitter Geniuses’

Professional UFC fighter and unabashed bitcoin bull Ben Askren took to Twitter yesterday to tell everyone he’s piling up on BTC and challenge the crypto haters. In a fairly confrontational tweet, Askren dared all of the “twitter geniuses” to explain why “cryp…

ben askren - Crypto Coins News
9:30am PDT - October 8th, 2019

No roast here: Ben Askren calls new UFC champ Israel Adesanya a '(expletive) superstar'

Ben Askren thinks newly crowned middleweight champion Israel Adesanya is a superstar who has it all.

ben askren - USA Today
11:00am PDT - October 7th, 2019

MMA Fighter Ben Askren Inspires Debate: Who Would Win Bitcoin vs. Gold Matchup?

MMA fighter and crypto aficionado Ben Askren has poured fuel onto the flames of the ever-raging argument between bitcoin and gold. Askren recently created a Twitter poll asking one simple question: If you were given $10,000 gift that you couldn’t touch for a …

ben askren - Crypto Coins News
12:58am PDT - October 1st, 2019

Official UFC on ESPN+ 20 poster released featuring Demian Maia vs. Ben Askren

See the official poster for UFC Singapore, which features two of MMA's best grapplers in the main event.

ben askren - USA Today
6:30am PDT - September 30th, 2019

Jorge Masvidal said Ben Askren doesn't even belong in the UFC after he got obliterated in a couple of seconds

Ben Askren does not belong in the UFC. That is the opinion of Jorge Masvidal, the man responsible for knocking him out with a highlight-reel flying knee only seconds after their welterweight bout began at UFC 239 on Saturday. White called the move "f------ br…

ben askren - Business Insider
11:59am PDT - July 7th, 2019

Jorge Masvidal Planned Stunning Knockout In Training, 48 Hours Before Fight vs. Ben Askren

Impressive.

ben askren - The Sport Bible
11:43am PDT - July 7th, 2019

Jorge Masvidal Scores Fastest KO In UFC History After Defeating Ben Askren In Five Seconds

Masvidal defeated his opponent Ben Askren in five seconds with a brutal flying knee

ben askren - The Lad Bible
9:47am PDT - July 7th, 2019

'Ben’s still sleeping': Masvidal goads 'bum' Askren after record-breaking KO at UFC 239

Not content with spectacularly knocking Ben Askren out in the fastest finish in UFC history on Saturday night, Jorge Masvidal continued to rub salt in the wounds of his US rival with some savage post-fight putdowns. Read Full Article at RT.com

ben askren - RT
3:06am PDT - July 7th, 2019

Amanda Nunes was carried out of the arena with her championship belts over her shoulders after she finished Holly Holm with a brutal head kick

Amanda Nunes added another former champion's scalp to her ever-growing list of vanquished foes. Nunes knocked Holly Holm out with a leg kick at UFC 239 on Saturday, before being carried out of the arena with her two UFC championship belts draped over her shou…

ben askren - Business Insider
12:44am PDT - July 7th, 2019

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2:17am PDT - August 26th, 2019

RT @BigMarcel24: Demian Maia will fight Ben Askren at UFN 162 in Kallang, Singapore. (Oct. 26, 2019). #UFC #UFCSingapore #MMA #UFCESPN #Mai

Bryant Jenkins (@The_Wookalar)
12:32am PDT - August 26th, 2019

I predict Ben Askren will land the easiest takedown in his MMA career against Demian Maia since he'll gladly lay on his back inviting the Olympian into his guard.

CombatChat (@CombatChat)
11:41pm PDT - August 25th, 2019

I heard Ben Askren on a talk show bragging about how he set a record for the fastest knock out in UFC history. He is so awesome. I really hope this is not the end and that he will be around and talking smack and winning for a long time.

Antonio Graceffo (@Brooklynmonk)
10:33pm PDT - August 25th, 2019
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10:01pm PDT - August 25th, 2019
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Business Insider SG (@BusInsiderSG)
9:59pm PDT - August 25th, 2019
UFC Returns to Singapore with Thrilling Matchup between Demian Maia and Ben Askren https://t.co/4zcv5XaPDn https://t.co/i9WQrwHMc6

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RiauGreen.com (@riaugreencom)
9:13pm PDT - August 25th, 2019

Masvidal - knocked out Darren till and Ben askren within 4 months Colby - Beats an over aged Robbie lawler that didn’t even look as good as we have seen him in the past Yet Colby gets the title shot over masvidal UFC is a bunch of bullshit . #StreetJesus4Champ

Murph® (@Sean_M98)
9:04pm PDT - August 25th, 2019

Ben askren by flying knee!! https://t.co/xL5osiSen1

Uriah (@uriahmadalena)
7:44pm PDT - August 25th, 2019

RT @DovySimuMMA: This what Ben Askren should of done. https://t.co/5r5FL7ufar

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4:04pm PDT - August 22nd, 2019

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Brandon ♛ (@lilbrandon17)
3:42pm PDT - August 22nd, 2019

RT @MMAFighting: Ben Askren vs. Demian Maia will headline UFC’s return to Singapore (@DamonMartin) https://t.co/hbGCL7WuL6 https://t.co/ncu…

Alex (@A_Train195)
3:37pm PDT - August 22nd, 2019

RT @MMAFighting: Ben Askren vs. Demian Maia will headline UFC’s return to Singapore (@DamonMartin) https://t.co/hbGCL7WuL6 https://t.co/ncu…

Welp (@GingerJp98)
3:34pm PDT - August 22nd, 2019

Happy Birthday to the person Ben Askren wish he was, the one and only @dillondanis

Chase Conerly™ (@ChaseConerly)
3:25pm PDT - August 22nd, 2019

RT @the_rudis: Ben Askren sits down with Daton Fix for an Exclusive Podcast. The Mindset That Skyrocketed a New Wrestler to One of the Bes…

ant (@RIP_GATOR)
3:12pm PDT - August 22nd, 2019

RT @DovySimuMMA: This what Ben Askren should of done. https://t.co/5r5FL7ufar

Ryan (@dabsmaghee)
3:03pm PDT - August 22nd, 2019

RT @the_rudis: Ben Askren sits down with Daton Fix for an Exclusive Podcast. The Mindset That Skyrocketed a New Wrestler to One of the Bes…

Cesar DeShawn Soriano (@LilCesarFuckIt)
3:00pm PDT - August 22nd, 2019

RT @MMAFighting: Ben Askren vs. Demian Maia will headline UFC’s return to Singapore (@DamonMartin) https://t.co/hbGCL7WuL6 https://t.co/ncu…

✭Just Greenway✭ (@Se7enDigits)
2:57pm PDT - August 22nd, 2019

RT @MMAFighting: Ben Askren vs. Demian Maia will headline UFC’s return to Singapore (@DamonMartin) https://t.co/hbGCL7WuL6 https://t.co/ncu…

UFC-GAMER (@Gamerufcfan)
2:54pm PDT - August 22nd, 2019

RT @DovySimuMMA: This what Ben Askren should of done. https://t.co/5r5FL7ufar

Jonathan Renteria (@thehawkmma)
2:51pm PDT - August 22nd, 2019

RT @MMAFighting: Ben Askren vs. Demian Maia will headline UFC’s return to Singapore (@DamonMartin) https://t.co/hbGCL7WuL6 https://t.co/ncu…

corey-VS-cota (@CccccoreyNW)
2:42pm PDT - August 22nd, 2019

RT @MMAFighting: Ben Askren vs. Demian Maia will headline UFC’s return to Singapore (@DamonMartin) https://t.co/hbGCL7WuL6 https://t.co/ncu…

cory askren (@CoryAskren)
2:38pm PDT - August 22nd, 2019

RT @MMAFighting: Ben Askren vs. Demian Maia will headline UFC’s return to Singapore (@DamonMartin) https://t.co/hbGCL7WuL6 https://t.co/ncu…

BueNa CerVeza (@buenacerveza)
2:36pm PDT - August 22nd, 2019

RT @DovySimuMMA: This what Ben Askren should of done. https://t.co/5r5FL7ufar

VS digi (@fkbloc)
2:35pm PDT - August 22nd, 2019

RT @MMAFighting: Ben Askren vs. Demian Maia will headline UFC’s return to Singapore (@DamonMartin) https://t.co/hbGCL7WuL6 https://t.co/ncu…

Eric (@JosiahDLFuente)
2:28pm PDT - August 22nd, 2019

Ben Askren will meet Demian Maia in the Main Event of UFC Singapore. Let us know who you think takes the fight in the comments! Great work by @RunWithTurtles. #MMATwitter #MMA https://t.co/lcvUkSp3b6

OTH_MMA (@mma_oth)
2:10pm PDT - August 22nd, 2019

RT @the_rudis: Ben Askren sits down with Daton Fix for an Exclusive Podcast. The Mindset That Skyrocketed a New Wrestler to One of the Bes…

Klint W. Kloepping (@NoDesat)
2:09pm PDT - August 22nd, 2019

RT @MMAFighting: Ben Askren vs. Demian Maia will headline UFC’s return to Singapore (@DamonMartin) https://t.co/hbGCL7WuL6 https://t.co/ncu…

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2:02pm PDT - August 22nd, 2019

RT @CJadeMMA: People are complaining about this being retweeted all the time but wouldn't complain about copied and recycled tweets on thei…

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2:00pm PDT - August 22nd, 2019

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7:18am PDT - August 21st, 2019

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7:17am PDT - August 21st, 2019

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7:17am PDT - August 21st, 2019

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7:17am PDT - August 21st, 2019

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7:17am PDT - August 21st, 2019

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JusVill (@J_Vill13)
7:12am PDT - August 21st, 2019

Funky is scheduled to make his Octogan return in Singapore. https://t.co/x0zCEGcxLf

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7:12am PDT - August 21st, 2019

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crawdaddy (@codysolis13)
7:11am PDT - August 21st, 2019
Ben Askren vs. Demian Maia set as UFC Singapore main event - Mixed Martial Arts News - https://t.co/g8uwEX3i96 https://t.co/zveQVCKqnj

Ben Askren vs. Demian Maia set as UFC Singapore main event - Mixed Martial Arts News - https://t.co/g8uwEX3i96 https://t.co/zveQVCKqnj

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7:11am PDT - August 21st, 2019

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7:10am PDT - August 21st, 2019

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7:09am PDT - August 21st, 2019