Ben Askren’s style might not be the most aesthetically pleasing, but it is undeniably effective. read news >>
Ben Askren’s third Bellator welterweight title defense will move forward on schedule. read news >>
A welterweight title fight between Ben Askren and Karl Amoussou will top Bellator’s sophomore effort on Spike TV. read news >>
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Ben Askren did what Ben Askren does, and Douglas Lima was helpless against it. read news >>
Ben Askren makes it looks easy in his third consecutive title defense, while "King Mo" Lawal showed off some of his new Mayweather boxing in his Bellator debut. read news >>
The narrative is plain for anyone who cares to look. read news >>
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Karl Amoussou might not be a psycho in the third round, but in the first, he can be crazy good.
Taking on three-time tourney vet Bryan Baker in the headliner of Bellator 72, Amoussou, nicknamed "Psycho," cinched a lightning-fast submission to win the promotion's season-six welterweight tournament and earn a future shot at champ Ben Askren.
Bellator 72 took place Friday at USF Sun Dome in Tampa, Fla. Its main card aired live on MTV2 while preliminary-card fights streamed on Spike.com.
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Former Bellator welterweight champion Ben Askren steamrolled Nobutatsu Suzuki at ONE FC: Reign of Champions minutes ago, taking just a minute-and-a-half to score a TKO victory and capture championship gold. LIVE RESULT: @BenAskren beats Nobutatsu Suzuki by first round TKO to become the new Welterweight World Champion #ONEFC #ONEFightNight — ONE FC (@ONEFCMMA) August 29, 2014 After the former Olympic-level wrestler scored a takedown seconds into the bout, Askren had no problem maintaining top pos read news >>
- 2 months ago
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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 read news >>
- 3 months ago
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Former Bellator welterweight champion Ben Askren's debut with his new promotion, One FC, was nothing if not entertaining. Matched against Bakhtiyar Abbasov, the elite wrestler scored a first-round submission win. The first few seconds, shockingly, saw the Azerbaijani nail a takedown on Askren and take his back. Askren was quick to escape danger and get on top of Abbasov, however, and from there, it was a vintage "Funky" fight. He dominated top position for minutes on end, landed ground-and-pound read news >>