Like Obi Wan said, "Now that's a name I've not heard in a long time..."
Mixed martial arts (MMA) fans haven't seen former Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) lightweight Roger Huerta for over two years. Probably because it took him that long to wake up from one of the nastiest soccer kicks in the history of the sport (see it again here).
But time heals all wounds.
The 31-year-old Huerta (21-7-1, 1 NC), just 1-6 over his last seven, has been paired off against undefeated newcomer Christian Holle more
Because non-UFC fighters deserve to be ranked, too!
Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) helped reshuffle the 170-pound rankings earlier this month in the wake of UFC 174, which featured top contenders Rory MacDonald and Tyron Woodley in the co-main event (results here).
Not much change, all things considered.
But this panel also considers non-UFC fighters in the overall grand scheme of things, which is why ONE FC headliner Ben Askren is included -- and clogging up the bottom of the order -- in more
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Ben Askren believes in himself. And as a world-class wrestler who is constantly smoothing the rough edges of his MMA game, he should. Askren is 13-0 as a professional mixed martial artist, and he's barely been touched in those 13 fights. While he is currently decimating the competition in One FC, Askren was a free agent and one of the hottest prospects in the world just six months ago. While he ultimately did not sign with the world's premier MMA organization, the UFC, talks of how Askren would more
Undefeated welterweight Ben Askren is not convinced that soccer is a sport that parents should consider for their sons. Ben Askren is clearly not a fan of soccer.
The former Bellator welterweight champion had some harsh criticism about the World Cup and the athletes that participate in it. He was particularly appalled with the amount of "faking" taking place in matches, deeming it unmanly.
"I’m not really a soccer fan. I understand they have skill and all that running up and down the pitch and w more
ONE FC on Thursday announced a blockbuster four-title-fight card for Aug. 29 in Dubai. The championship bouts include Shinya Aoki and Ben Askren. more
LAS VEGAS – MMA trailblazer, former UFC champion, noted trainer and respected broadcaster Pat Miletich is officially a member of the UFC Hall of Fame.Filed under: News, UFC more
Ben Askren attended a UFC event, and he kept calling out Johny Hendricks while both were at the arena.
Ben Askren was in Vegas at a UFC event and was cornering one of his teammates at The Ultimate Fighter 19: Finale. That didn't stop him from calling out and making fun of the current UFC welterweight champion in Johny Hendricks, along with taking some jabs at Dana White for passing on signing him. Check out his series of tweets below: @danawhite ducking my heckling by sitting in the opposite sid more
I blame the wild hogs.
Former Bellator welterweight champion and current ONE FC headliner, Ben Askren, was in town over Fourth of July Weekend and made a stop by The Ultimate Fighter (TUF) 19 Finale, which took place on July 6, 2014, inside Mandalay Bay Events Center in Las Vegas, Nevada (results here).
And that's about as close to the Octagon as "Funky" can get.
That's because the "bald man" was uninterested in signing the talented mat rat, which is unfortunate, considering Askren -- a 2008 Oly more