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Ben Askren Hopes Benson Henderson Signs wit...

Jan 20, 20161 Comment544 Views

Things are in a bit of a flux with ONE Championship's new weight-cutting ban, but that doesn't stop Ben Askren from wanting to welcome Benson

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5 Things the UFC Can Do to Make 2016 the Be...

Jan 12, 20163 Comments809 Views

Here are the top 5 ways the UFC can make for a BIG 2016.

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Benson Henderson to Test Free Agent Market;...

Nov 28, 201521 Comments1202 Views

Former UFC lightweight champion Benson Henderson, now fighting at welterweight, has foregone a new UFC deal, intent on testing the free agent market.

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Russian Welterweight Nikolay Aleksakhin Sig...

Nov 19, 2015No Comments274 Views

Highly regarded Russian welterweight Nikolay Aleksakhin debuts at Saturday's ONE: Dynasty of Champions, hoping to zero in on champion Ben Askren.

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ONE Pride of Lions: Main Event Cancelled, A...

Nov 13, 2015Comments off529 Views

After the original Pride of Lions main event between Ben Askren and Luis Santos was nixed, Dejdamrong Sor Amnuaysirichoke kept his record spotless in the

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ONE Pride of Lions Weigh-in Results: Askren...

Nov 12, 2015Comments off445 Views

The ONE: Pride of Lions main event rematch between welterweight champion Ben Askren and Luis Santos was under negotiation following a botched weigh-in.

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Three More Fights Added to ONE: Pride of Li...

Oct 12, 2015Comments off1496 Views

Three more fights have been added to the ONE: Pride of Lions card, including a featherweight bout between former 155-pound champion Kotetsu Boku and Major

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Ben Askren and Luis Santos to Rematch at ON...

Sep 16, 2015Comments off983 Views

After an eye poke spoiled their first fight, Ben Askren and Luis Santos are set to rematch at ONE: Pride of Lions in November.

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HOT TWEETS: Fighters Chirp About UFC’s Ag...

Jun 03, 2015Comments off1446 Views

On Wednesday, the UFC revealed a new aggressive out-of-competition drug testing policy during a press conference in Las Vegas. Following the news, fighters reacted

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ONE Valor of Champions Results: Ben Askren ...

Apr 24, 2015Comments off2025 Views

ONE Championship welterweight champ Ben Askren appeared to be in for a hard night, but his bout with Luis Santos ended early and in controversy.

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ONE Valor of Champions Weigh-in Results: Be...

Apr 23, 2015Comments off1345 Views

Ben Askren and Luis Santos each tipped the scale at 170 pounds ahead of their welterweight title fight, which will headline ONE: Valor of Champions.

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Ben Askren Happy as ONE Championship World ...

Apr 21, 2015Comments off1041 Views

ONE Champion welterweight titleholder Ben Askren is happy being a world traveler, has no imminent plans for the UFC or the U.S.

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Fighters React to Luke Rockhold’s Submiss...

Apr 19, 2015Comments off3060 Views

Following Luke Rockhold’s second-round submission of Lyoto Machida at UFC on Fox 15 on Saturday, fighters took to Twitter to react to his dominating performance.

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Two More Fights Added to Ben Askren-Headlin...

Mar 17, 2015Comments off1272 Views

ONE Championship on Tuesday announced two more bouts for the Ben Askren-headlined "Valor of Champions" fight card set for April 24.

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Fighters React to Hector Lombard Testing Po...

Feb 11, 2015Comments off2797 Views

Following the news on Tuesday that UFC welterweight Hector Lombard tested positive to steroids following UFC 182, fighters took to Twitter to react.

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ONE FC Confirms Cards in Kuala Lumpur, Mani...

Jan 29, 2015Comments off1020 Views

ONE FC’s 2015 schedule is starting to come together with the first three cards of the year confirmed for Kuala Lumpur, Manila, and Singapore.

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ONE FC Confirms Ben Askren’s First We...

Jan 20, 2015Comments off1044 Views

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

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Fighters React to UFC Champion Jon Jones’...

Jan 06, 2015Comments off5033 Views

Fighters took to Twitter to react to the news of UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones testing positive for cocaine on Tuesday.

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Dana White: “Believe Me, Ben Askren D...

Dec 19, 2014Comments off3448 Views

There have been many critical of the UFC’s signing of former professional wrestler Phil “CM Punk” Brooks, but none bigger than ONE FC welterweight champion

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Fighters React to the UFC Signing CM Punk V...

Dec 07, 2014Comments off3216 Views

Fighters react to the UFC 181 announcement that former WWE star CM Punk had been signed to a multi-fight UFC deal via Twitter.

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Evolve MMA Founder Chatri Sityodtong on Why...

Oct 21, 2014Comments off4543 Views

He once managed a 500-million-dollar hedge fund on Wall Street, so why did Chatri Sityodtong decide to invest in Asian mixed martial arts and create

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Fighters React to Dominick Cruz Returning w...

Sep 29, 2014Comments off3365 Views

Following Dominick Cruz' triumphant return to the octagon at UFC 178, fighters took to Twitter to react.

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Dana White Calls Ben Askren an ‘Absol...

Sep 10, 2014Comments off2153 Views

The war of words between UFC President Dana White and One FC welterweight champion Ben Askren continued on Wednesday.

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Bas Rutten Responds to Criticism Stemming f...

Sep 09, 2014Comments off2120 Views

Inside MMA host Bas Rutten responded to crtics about ONE FC welterweight champion Ben Askren being cut off during a recent interview on the show.

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Ben Askren: ‘I Want to Prove I’...

Sep 07, 2014Comments off1519 Views

Ben Askren doesn't mince words when it comes to UFC president Dana White. "He's a chameleon. He's a band-wagoner."

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Dana White May Be Opening Up to the Possibi...

Sep 03, 2014Comments off1193 Views

The UFC and Dana White may be opening up to the possibility of signing undefeated mixed martial artist Ben Askren.

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Fighters and Industry Insiders React to Ren...

Aug 29, 2014Comments off1573 Views

Following the news that former bantamweight champion Renan Barao was forced to withdraw from the UFC 177 main event for “health and safety reasons,” fighters

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ONE FC 19 Results: Shinya Aoki Scores Quick...

Aug 29, 2014Comments off1599 Views

Shinya Aoki put a stamp on his ONE FC lightweight championship with a quick finish, while Ben Askren stormed the cage to take the welterweight

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ONE FC Reign of Champions Weigh-in Results:...

Aug 28, 2014Comments off1413 Views

ONE Fighting Championship on Thursday announced that all but one mixed martial artist competing at Friday's event have made weight and are ready for ONE

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Nobutatsu Suzuki Predicts He’ll Knock...

Aug 27, 2014Comments off1363 Views

ONE FC welterweight champion Nobutatsu Suzuki predicts that he'll knock Ben Askren out when the two face off in Dubai on Aug. 29.