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ONE FC has laid out its early-2015 schedule, which includes a pair of title fights.Filed under: News read news >>

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ONE FC welterweight champion Ben Askren and UFC light heavyweight champ Jon Jones certainly have their history. The pair have sniped at each other for years over social media, but Jones' recent failed drug test for cocaine metabolites has given Askren a new opening. "Jon's just a person that not a lot of people like," Askren told ESPN's MMA Live Extra. "I think lots of times he tries to act like this nice, humble guy but he's really a douche and everyone knows that. Now it's starting to come out read news >>

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ONE FC's 2015 schedule will kick off with two title fights in quick succession as Adriano Moraes defends his 125-pound strap in Malaysia on March 13th and Ben Askren puts his 170-pound belt on the line in the Philippines on April 24th. ONE FC: "Age of Champions" is set for Stadium Putra in Kuala Lumpur next month and will see Moraes (12-1) mount the first defense of the title he won last September. According to reports in Japan, his opponent will be Asuka Mikami (11-2-2), a promotional newcomer read news >>

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Ben Askren will put his ONE FC title on the line in April. The undefeated welterweight, who won the ONE FC 170-pound gold after finishing Nobutatsu Suzuki in 84 seconds in August, will clash fellow Bellator veteran Luis Santos in the main event of ONE FC 27 on April 24 in Manila, Philippines. I guess it has been linked, but just so everyone knows I will be giving Luis "Sapo" Santos a beating on April 24. @ONEFCMMA — Ben Askren (@Benaskren) 20 janeiro 2015 Askren (14-0) returns to the ONE FC cage read news >>

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ONE FC returns to Manila on April 24 with a card that will be headlined by one of the promotion’s biggest stars, as Ben Askren makes the first defense of his welterweight title. read news >>

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ONE FC welterweight champion Ben Askren is lined up for his first title defense.Filed under: MMA Rumors, News read news >>

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Ben Askren is set to defend his One Fighting Championship welterweight belt against Luis Santos at an as-yet-unannounced event in April. read news >>

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The week's most interesting bits of the MMA and UFC twitter world. A few updates on what's been going on in the MMA & UFC Twitterverse -- There's a ton of tweets below, but first, don't forget to follow me on twitter and instagram: @antontabuena Oh, and these guys are probably worth following as well: The Official BloodyElbow Twitter Account, Kid Nate, Brent Brookhouse, Richard Wade, Chris Barton, D.E.O, Scott Broussard, Matt Bishop, Fraser Coffeen, Dallas Winston, KJ Gould, Ben Thapa, T.P. Gran read news >>

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Ben Askren talks Jones-Cormier, training with CM Punk and what's next for him in ONE FC. read news >>

  • 22 days ago
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One FC welterweight champion Ben Askren revealed that UFC President Dana White’s recent comments about him were nothing but lies. read news >>

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If history is any indicator, the first Monday of the new year brought no shortage of new sign-ups at gyms all around America. But at Roufusport, one new member is already making waves in the MMA world, despite the fact that he’s never had a single fight.Filed under: (...) read news >>

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There seems to be no end in site in the ongoing verbal sparring between Dana White and Ben Askren. Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) President Dana White recently said that he strongly believes former Bellator and current ONE FC welterweight champion, Ben Askren, never really wanted to test himself inside the world-famous Octagon, despite his efforts to get signed by the mixed martial arts (MMA) promotion. And White says people close to "Funky" will say the same. But as Askren recently declar read news >>

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It appears former WWE start Phil “CM Punk” Brooks is settling in to his new home at Roufusport.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

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ONE FC welterweight champion Ben Askren may be persona non grata in UFC circles, but only recently did the back-and-forth between he and UFC President Dana White reach new heights. In the aftermath of Askren's criticism of the UFC's decision to sign former WWE star CM Punk, White floated a curious theory as to why the former Olympian won't be seen inside the Octagon anytime soon. "The thing is with Ben Askren is that Ben Askren doesn't really want to fight here, in my opinion," White recently to read news >>

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