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  • 12 days ago
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Ben Askren criticized the UFC when the promotion signed CM Punk in December. He has a different view of the former WWE star now. Askren told MMAFighting.com at the Fighters Only MMA Awards in Las Vegas that he is impressed by CM Punk's attitude in training. Punk, whose real name is Phil Brooks, began training at Roufusport in Milwaukee with the likes of Askren and UFC lightweight champion Anthony Pettis in January. "I was just talking sh*t on Twitter," Askren said. "It's what I do. He's been out read news >>

  • 19 days ago
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While the UFC will in May visit the Philippines for the first time, ONE FC has been hosting events in the region since 2012, drawing between 12,000 and nearly 18,000 fans for each of four shows.Filed under: News, UFC, Videos read news >>

  • 19 days ago
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As a training partner of CM Punk, Askren only has good things to say. It sounds like early reports on CM Punk's training at Roufusport are very postitive. At least, if Ben Askren is to be believed. Askren spoke to MMAJunkie about what he's seen so far, training with the former pro-wrestler, saying that "[CM Punk] comes in, works hard every single day." "When someone decides to come into the UFC and they don't have a combat sports background, you're kind of thinking, does he really understand wha read news >>

  • 20 days ago
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A target was put on Phil “CM Punk” Brooks’ back from the second the UFC announced they had signed him to fight for real in the promotion’s octagon. Ben Askren is one of the people helping Punk meet the challenge ahead.Filed under: Featured Videos, News, UFC, (...) read news >>

  • 26 days ago
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LAS VEGAS -- Ben Askren will be in Tyron Woodley's corner Saturday night. But it sounds like he would prefer not to be out there at all. The ONE FC welterweight champion isn't sure Woodley should have agreed to the bout with Kelvin Gastelum at UFC 183 after Gastelum missed weight by nine pounds Friday. Gastelum will forfeit 30 percent of his purse to Woodley as per Nevada Athletic Commission (NAC) rules. "I would have leaned toward not taking it, because 30 percent of 20 grand is $6,000," Askren read news >>

  • 27 days ago
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LAS VEGAS -- Tyron Woodley talks about his UFC 183 fight against Kelvin Gastelum, whether he's been impressed with Gastelum's rise, his time at Roufusport, training with CM Punk, and more. read news >>

  • 29 days ago
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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 >>

  • a month ago
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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 >>

  • a month ago
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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 >>

  • a month ago
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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 >>

  • a month ago
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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 >>

  • a month ago
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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 >>

  • a month ago
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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 >>

  • a month ago
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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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