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Kevin Lee Eyes Up Matchup With ‘Easiest Fight’ Ben Askren

Kevin Lee spoke during a recent interview with Submission Radio about his hopes to secure a showdown with Ben Askren in the future.  Lee’s start to life in the welterweight division didn’t exactly get off the smoothest of starts as he found himself on the losing side upon facing Rafael dos Anjos in his debut. Speaking during a recent appearance …

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Gunnar Nelson Likes The Idea Of Facing Ben Askren In The Future

Gunnar Nelson has recently spoken about the possibility of a showdown with the former Bellator and ONE Championship welterweight king Ben Askren. Nelson’s last outing saw him turn in a pretty underwhelming effort against streaking contender Leon Edwards in a fight that saw his lack of versatility and aggression prove to be the difference at UFC London. Now, with a …

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Jorge Masvidal Vs. Ben Askren: Our Official Prediction

Jorge Masvidal and Ben Askren will collide on the UFC 239 main-card in a matchup that could well single out one as the next challenger to Kamaru Usman’s throne. And while it would have perhaps seemed like Colby Covington’s shot at the belt was set in stone given his status as the division’s one-time interim-champ, I don’t think anyone is …

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UFC 239’s Full Fight Card In All Its Outstanding Glory

UFC 239 fight-week is now upon us and with just a matter of days to go until things get underway, here’s the event’s full fight-card. Let’s keep our fingers crossed that nothing changes here but as things stand, UFC 239 is perhaps the best fight-card of the year. The UFC always bust out the big guns when International Fight Weeks …

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Paulie Malignaggi Goes After Ben Askren & Chael Sonnen

Paulie Malignaggi has taken aim at two of MMA’s most outspoken athletes after the pair made comments about boxing in the wake of BKFC 6’s main-event. Artem Lobov left the world of combat sports in a collective state of shock when he managed to get his hand raised against the former champion boxer Malignaggi after five rounds in the bareknuckle …

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Jordan Burroughs Pays Massive Respect To Ben Askren

Jordan Burroughs has paid respect to the man he shared the mats with at Beat The Streets NYC, the UFC superstar and former Olympian, Ben Askren. In many ways, it was the coming together of two worlds – joined by the presence of one of modern wrestling’s past icons, the current UFC #5-ranked welterweight Askren. Those who knew what they …

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