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Ben Askren Set to Fight for ONE FC 170-Poun...

Feb 07, 2014Comments off350 Views

Undefeated former Bellator welterweight champion Ben Askren is set to make his ONE FC debut on May 30 contesting the promotion's welterweight championship.

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Brock Larson Says One FC Title Would Be His...

Feb 03, 2014Comments off351 Views

Brock Larson says that winning the One FC welterweight championship would be the crown jewel in his fighting career, and he has no concerns about

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Former Bellator Champ Ben Askren Contemplat...

Jan 08, 2014Comments off268 Views

Undefeated former Bellator champion Ben Askren says that he "definitely thought about" retirement before signing a lucrative two-year, six-fight contract with One FC.

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Undefeated Former Bellator Champion Ben Ask...

Dec 09, 2013Comments off408 Views

As was widely expected, former Bellator welterweight champion Ben Askren has inked a deal with One FC.

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Former Bellator Champ Ben Askren Joins Evol...

Dec 01, 2013Comments off565 Views

Undefeated former Bellator champion Ben Askren has joined the Evolve MMA fight team, spurring speculation that he may be considering One FC for his next

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Dana White Bashes Bellator Business Practic...

Nov 15, 2013Comments off286 Views

UFC president Dana White criticized Bellator MMA's business practices and said he has zero interest in signing recently released Bellator welterweight champion Ben Askren

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Bellator Allows Undefeated Welterweight Cha...

Nov 14, 2013Comments off282 Views

Bellator MMA on Thursday announced that it has released undefeated welterweight champion Ben Askren. Is he now headed to the UFC and an eventual showdown

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Shameless MMA Radio: Tyler Stinson, Rousima...

Oct 16, 2013Comments off251 Views

Join Shameless MMA as we talk with Strikeforce vet Tyler Stinson and several other guests. Topics include the Rousimar Palhares drama, TUF18 recap, and Ben

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Bellator Would Let Welterweight Champion Be...

Oct 11, 2013Comments off377 Views

Bellator CEO Bjorn Rebney told ESPN recently that he would let welterweight champion Ben Askren walk away, free and clear, if the UFC would grant

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Bellator Reportedly Ready to Let Welterweig...

Aug 22, 2013Comments off291 Views

It appears that Bellator MMA is ready to let its welterweight champion, Ben Askren, walk away and possibly fight for the UFC.

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Agon Wrestling Targeting First MMA-Style Ev...

Aug 08, 2013Comments off386 Views

As first teased on MMAWeekly.com, promoters are mounting plans to put together a first-of-its-kind wrestling event that will mimic many major MMA shows.

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Bellator 97 Video Highlights Featuring Mich...

Aug 02, 2013Comments off331 Views

Watch the video highlights of Bellator 97 which took place on July 31 at the Santa Ana Star Center in Rio Rancho, New Mexico

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Bellator 97 Sees Significant TV Ratings Inc...

Aug 01, 2013Comments off290 Views

Like most summer television programming, Bellator’s Summer Series events have struggled to garner much steam in the TV ratings. Bellator 97 on Wednesday night did

Bellator 97 Results: Michael Chandler and B...

Aug 01, 2013Comments off389 Views

Bellator 97 took place Wednesday night at the Santa Ana Star Center in Rio Rancho, N.M., just outside of Albuquerque. It proved to be one

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Bellator 97 Quick Results

Jul 31, 2013Comments off400 Views

Bellator 97 quick results from Wednesday night's show at the Santa Ana Star Center in Rio Rancho, N.M., just outside of Albuquerque.

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Watch the Bellator 97 Video Preview

Jul 31, 2013Comments off471 Views

Check out the Bellator 97 video preview featuring Michael Chandler, Ben Askren, and King Mo Lawal.

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Bellator 97 Weigh-in Results: Chandler and ...

Jul 31, 2013Comments off404 Views

The Bellator 97 weigh-ins have been completed from Stage nightclub at the Santa Ana Star Casino in preparation for Michael Chandler and Ben Askren's title

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Bellator Champ Ben Askren Plans to Take Out...

Jul 30, 2013Comments off234 Views

Ben Askren is arguably the most successful fighter in Bellator's young history, but the growing pains and lack of fights have built a frustration that

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MMA’s Great Debate Podcast: Ben Askre...

Jul 30, 2013Comments off297 Views

MMA's Great Debate returns to talk about the fallout from UFC on Fox 8 as well as welcome in Bellator welterweight champ Ben Askren and

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Two Title Fights Highlight Bellator 97

Jul 09, 2013Comments off267 Views

Bellator MMA returns to Albuquerque, N.M., on Wednesday, July 31, as the Santa Ana Star Center will play host to two Bellator title fights and

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Ben Askren Defends His Bellator Welterweigh...

May 21, 2013Comments off233 Views

Bellator MMA returns to Albuquerque Wednesday, July 31 as the Santa Ana Star Center will play host to reigning Bellator Welterweight World Champion Ben Askren

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Bellator 86 Sees a Drop in Week-to-Week TV ...

Jan 25, 2013Comments off207 Views

The first Bellator MMA broadcast on Spike set a TV ratings record for the promotion, notching in at an average of 938,000 viewers. Bellator 86

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Bellator 86 Results: Askren Damages Amousso...

Jan 25, 2013Comments off234 Views

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

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With Just One Fight in 2012, Bellator Champ...

Jan 24, 2013Comments off164 Views

With just one fight in 2012, Bellator welterweight champion Ben Askren had plenty of time to shore up his skills, but don't expect to see

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Bellator 86 Weigh-in Results: Ben Askren Pu...

Jan 23, 2013Comments off252 Views

The Bellator 86 weigh-ins have been completed in preparation for Bellator’s Jan. 24 event, which features a welterweight world title fight, as well as the

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Spike Officials Pleased with Bellator 360 T...

Jan 04, 2013Comments off207 Views

Bellator 360 marked the launch of Bellator programming on its new television home, and Spike TV officials are pleased with the ratings the show's first

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How Roufusport Has Lead Fighters Like Antho...

Sep 25, 2012Comments off558 Views

It's hard for any team to distinguish itself from the crowd in mixed martial arts and ascend to the top of the heap, but Roufusport,

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Ben Askren Happy with Defense; Not Going To...

Apr 09, 2012Comments off457 Views

Bellator champion Ben Askren makes no excuses for taking Douglas Lima to the mat at Bellator 64. A strong wrestler, he's not going to stand

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Bellator 64 Video Highlights; Askren Wins A...

Apr 07, 2012Comments off156 Views

Bellator welterweight champion Ben Askren held onto his title at Bellator 64 on Friday. Check out video highlights from the main event and more.

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Bellator 64 Results: Askren Holds Onto His ...

Apr 07, 2012Comments off216 Views

Bellator welterweight champion Ben Askren once again showed off his wrestling credentials winning an unanimous decision over top contender Douglas Lima to cap off Bellator