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Bellator releases welterweight champion Ben Askren

Posted by system system 5 months ago from http://mmajunkie.com/

Longtime welterweight champion Ben Askren is a Bellator MMA fighter no more.Filed under: Bellator, Featured, UFC Tagged: Ben Askren



Georges St-Pierre vs. Ben Askren? UFC champ weighs in on potential fight

Posted by system system 5 months ago from http://www.mmajunkie.com/

MONTREAL – UFC welterweight champion Georges St-Pierre would be happy to provide Bellator MMA titleholder and top free agent Ben Askren a warm introduction to the UFC's octagon.

UFC boss downs Bellator's Ben Askren offer: They're playing f---ing games

Posted by system system 6 months ago from http://www.mmajunkie.com/

HOUSTON – If Bellator MMA officials thought UFC President Dana White might have been intrigued by their latest offer in regards to Ben Askren, they would be wrong.

Shameless MMA Radio: Tyler Stinson, Rousimar Palhares Controversy and Ben Askren vs. GSP

Posted by system system 6 months ago from http://www.mmaweekly.com/

Join Shameless MMA as we talk with Strikeforce vet Tyler Stinson and several other guests. Topics include the Rousimar Palhares drama, TUF18 recap, and Ben Askren vs. Georges St-Pierre.

Bjorn Rebney's solution to the Ben Askren problem is creative, but is it smart?

Posted by system system 6 months ago from http://www.mmajunkie.com/

Bellator CEO Bjorn Rebney has come up with an interesting plan for welterweight champ Ben Askren. Call it a gamble, maybe even a ploy. I'm just not sure you can call it terribly practical or...

Bellator Would Let Welterweight Champion Ben Askren Walk, If UFC Grants Immediate Title Shot

Posted by system system 6 months ago from http://www.mmaweekly.com/

Bellator CEO Bjorn Rebney told ESPN recently that he would let welterweight champion Ben Askren walk away, free and clear, if the UFC would grant him an immediate title shot.

Bellator's Rebney: I'll let Ben Askren go if UFC gives him immediate title shot

Posted by system system 6 months ago from http://www.mmajunkie.com/

Ben Askren isn't the only one who wants Ben Askren to fight Georges St-Pierre. His boss is willing to become his former boss right away if it means the Bellator welterweight champion gets an...

Bellator's Ben Askren: 'I'll lay on GSP for as long as I damn well please'

Posted by system system 6 months ago from http://www.mmajunkie.com/

If Ben Askren is indeed close to punching his ticket to the UFC, he seems to have some ideas on the game plan for at least one potential opponent.

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Despite champ's status, Douglas Lima ready for Bellator title fight with Askren

Posted by system system 6 months ago from http://www.mmajunkie.com/

Even though reigning Bellator MMA welterweight champion Ben Askren does not have any contracted fights lined up with the organization and is a free agent, No. 1 contender Douglas Lima is pre...

Despite uncertainties, Ben Askren 'not really worried about my MMA career'

Posted by system system 7 months ago from http://www.mmajunkie.com/

Reigning Bellator MMA welterweight champion Ben Askren currently resides on contractual purgatory, but he's not letting the uncertainty bring him down. In fact, Askren said if he never fight...

Rebney: 'Ridiculously one-dimensional' champ Askren will dominate if in UFC

Posted by system system 7 months ago from http://www.mmajunkie.com/

So far, it hasn't been the same kind of controversy that Bellator MMA experienced with Eddie Alvarez's free agency. At this point, backhanded compliments might be just part of the game.

Ben Askren headlines October's Agon Wrestling Championships event in Las Vegas

Posted by system system 7 months ago from http://www.mmajunkie.com/

Ben Askren, a two-time Division I NCAA wrestling champion and former Olympic wrestler, will compete in the main event of "Agon 1: The Revolution," which takes place Oct. 27 at Las Vegas' Rio...

Dana White: With 'scumbag' Bjorn Rebney, UFC not banking on easy Ben Askren deal

Posted by system system 7 months ago from http://www.mmajunkie.com/

INDIANAPOLIS – While the UFC may be interested in signing Bellator champion Ben Askren, UFC President Dana White doesn't believe it'll be a smooth process due to one person.

Ben Askren: Bellator 'doing me a favor' if it lets me go to the UFC

Posted by system system 7 months ago from http://www.mmajunkie.com/

Ben Askren insists he wasn't the least bit surprised to learn that his boss, Bellator CEO Bjorn Rebney, might not be hard at work trying to figure out how to retain his services now that his...

Bellator Reportedly Ready to Let Welterweight Champion Ben Askren Leave for UFC

Posted by system system 7 months ago from http://www.mmaweekly.com/

It appears that Bellator MMA is ready to let its welterweight champion, Ben Askren, walk away and possibly fight for the UFC.

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