1. Dana White vs. Ben Askren Isn't Good for Anyone

    Stop me if you've heard this one before: Dana White doesn't like somebody, and he doesn't mind telling anyone who will listen exactly what he thinks. It's that trait that made White one of the biggest stars in the UFC...

    Jeremy Botter Written by Jeremy Botter about 3 months ago 20,971 reads 92 comments

  2. Ben Askren Walks Alone: Is the OneFC Champ MMA's Most Interesting Character?

    Clearly, getting kicked off Inside MMA was a win-win for Ben Askren . If Askren had been wondering how to take his ongoing rift with UFC President Dana White to the ...

    Chad Dundas Written by Chad Dundas about 3 months ago 11,167 reads 76 comments

  3. Head of AXS TV Fights Apologizes to Ben Askren After 'Inside MMA' Interview

    ONE FC welterweight champion Ben Askren feels AXS TV Fights' Inside MMA program showed him an obvious bias towards the UFC — and a network executive doesn't seem to disagree...

    John Heinis Written by John Heinis about 4 months ago 5,540 reads 40 comments

  4. Ben Askren: 'I Have a Hard Time with How Dana White Treats People'

    If kissing Dana White ’s backside is a requirement, Ben Askren would rather not sit at the cool kids’ table...

    Jordy McElroy Written by Jordy McElroy about 4 months ago 6,435 reads 31 comments

  5. Hey Dana, Do Yourself a Favor and Sign Ben Askren Right Now

    It's a rare occasion that Dana White and the UFC actively go against the fans' wishes, but they did just that when they passed on former Bellator welterweight champion Ben Askren ...

    Steven Rondina Written by Steven Rondina about 4 months ago 5,841 reads 104 comments

  6. Ex-Bellator Champ Ben Askren Wins ONE FC Welterweight Title with Ease

    Former Bellator welterweight champion Ben Askren steamrolled Nobutatsu Suzuki at ONE FC: Reign of Champions on Friday night, taking just a minute-and-a-half to score a TKO victory and capture championship gold...

    John Heinis Written by John Heinis about 4 months ago 21,456 reads 112 comments

  7. The UFC Welterweight Division Feels Incomplete Without Ben Askren

    Ben Askren may feel like the kid that is always picked last for kick ball back in elementary school. The undefeated, two-time collegiate national champion has the resume that should ...

    Raphael Garcia Written by Raphael Garcia about 4 months ago 3,001 reads 27 comments

  8. Ben Askren Rips Johny Hendricks and Dana White at TUF 19 Finale

    Ben Askren is one of the finest mixed martial artists on the planet, and his skills are only matched so far by his caustic tongue...

    Hunter Homistek Written by Hunter Homistek about 6 months ago 19,609 reads 160 comments

  9. Ben Askren: Johny Hendricks Was 'Happy as Hell When I Didn't Sign with the UFC'

    Ben Askren believes in himself. And as a world-class wrestler who is constantly smoothing the rough edges of his MMA game, he should...

    Hunter Homistek Written by Hunter Homistek about 6 months ago 10,664 reads 97 comments

  10. Ben Askren: 'If Nick Diaz Can Stay off the Pipe, Maybe I'll Fight Him'

    Ben Askren believes taking down Nick Diaz would be as easy as taking down a “wet paper bag.” The former Bellator welterweight champ has yet to fade into obscurity, ...

    Jordy McElroy Written by Jordy McElroy about 6 months ago 32,062 reads 145 comments

  11. Ben Askren Wins One FC Debut with First-Round Submission

    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...

    Steven Rondina Written by Steven Rondina about 7 months ago 7,953 reads 69 comments

  12. Ben Askren: Alexander Shlemenko vs. Tito Ortiz Is a 'Work'

    Strong words came out of former Bellator welterweight champion Ben Askren Saturday regarding the recently announced matchup of Bellator middleweight ...

    Steven Rondina Written by Steven Rondina about 8 months ago 19,511 reads 42 comments

  13. Ben Askren Could've Been UFC Champ in 2014...Which Is Why He Was Rejected

    When Georges St-Pierre hung up his gloves to start living the sweet life, then-Bellator champion Ben Askren suddenly became, quite possibly, the best welterweight fighter in mixed martial arts...

    Steven Rondina Written by Steven Rondina about 9 months ago 24,513 reads 166 comments

  14. Ben Askren Calls out Dana White, Ronda Rousey After UFC 170

    ONE FC welterweight Ben Askren was less than impressed with UFC women's bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey 's fourth successful title defense against Sara McMann at UFC 170 last night...

    John Heinis Written by John Heinis about 10 months ago 32,981 reads 169 comments

  15. ONE FC's Ben Askren Slams 'Fat, Bald' Dana White on Twitter

    After then-Bellator champion Ben Askren was released from his contract with the promotion in November, everyone in the fight game, including "Funky," assumed a UFC deal was mere moments away...

    John Heinis Written by John Heinis about 10 months ago 25,082 reads 170 comments

  16. Playing the Heel a Calculated Effort from Wrestling Legend Ben Askren

    LAS VEGAS—Ben Askren , once and perhaps future free-agent welterweight, sits near a waterfall in the massive Venetian casino...

    Jeremy Botter Written by Jeremy Botter about 11 months ago 10,491 reads 48 comments

  17. Ben Askren Targets Welterweight Title Fight for ONE FC Debut in May

    As one of the best welterweights in the game today, former Bellator titleholder Ben Askren always seems to be in the thick of things...

    Dan Hiergesell Written by Dan Hiergesell about 11 months ago 4,352 reads 14 comments

  18. Ben Askren Details ONE FC Contract, Including Financial Figures

    Ben Askren won't get the chance to prove himself as the world's best welterweight, but with the money he will be making, he can probably buy a few votes to swing his way...

    Kyle Symes Written by Kyle Symes about 11 months ago 2,544 reads 2 comments

  19. Ben Askren Rips "Bald-Headed Fat Man" Dana White, Discusses His One FC Contract

    MMA Junkie sat down with the now-former Bellator champion Ben Askren . A nd boy, that guy isn't happy...

    Steven Rondina Written by Steven Rondina about 12 months ago 33,884 reads 243 comments

  20. Rebney Wants White to Stop Saying 'The Best in the World Fight in the UFC'

    Apparently, Bellator MMA CEO Bjorn Rebney still holds former welterweight champ Ben Askren in high light—despite the fact that he shockingly released the renowned wrestler on Nov...

    Dustin Filloy Written by Dustin Filloy about 12 months ago 7,177 reads 31 comments