Biography(references)Benjamin Michael Askren is an American former professional mixed martial artist and amateur wrestler. Askren was the former Bellator and ONE Welterweight Champion, remaining undefeated for over a decade before competing in the Ultimate Fighting Championship . An accomplished grappler, he was the 2008 US Olympic Team Member and National champion and the 2005 Pan American champion in freestyle wrestling, a two–time NCAA Division I national champion , and two–time Big 12 Conference champion for the Missouri Tigers, and was the second wrestler to secure multiple Dan Hodge Trophies in folkstyle wrestling.
Fighter Trivia(references)He is competitive in the sport of disc golf. In 2009, Askren finished ninth in the Amateur World Championships. Askren co-hosts a few weekly wrestling podcasts: 'FloWrestling Radio Live' with Christian Pyles on FloWrestling, 'The Funky & FRB Show' with Front Row Brian on Rokfin and 'The T-Row & Funky Show' with two–time NCAA champion Tommy Rowlands.
Awards & Accolades
UFC: Fight of the Night (One time) vs. Demian Maia
Highlights | Ben Askren Dominates Douglas Lima - Bellator MMA
Bellator MMA Highlights: Ben Askren Stays Undefeated
Fight Outcomes - WinsLosses
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