Tag: Ben Askren

Jordan Burroughs would have been ‘disappointed’ with anything less than dominant win over Ben Askren

By Alexander K. Lee@AlexanderKLee There are levels to wrestling, and while Ben Askren once excelled in that realm, Jordan Burroughs showed him how time away from the sport can cost you. The pair of multiple-time NCAA wrestling champions recently faced off at a Beat the Streets charity event at the Hulu Theater in Madison Square […]

Ben Askren: Jorge Masvidal scuffling with Leon Edwards shows he’s ‘not secure’ with his masculinity

Bloodyelbow.com By Milan Ordoñez@Mr_Ordonez UFC welterweights Ben Askren and Jorge Masvidal are set to meet each other at UFC 239 this July. And as of late, the two fighters have already been trading barbs at each other via social media. But before the matchup was made, “Gamebred” was looking to be matched up with […]

Referee Herb Dean defends Ben Askren vs. Robbie Lawler stoppage at UFC 235

By Milan Ordoñez@Mr_Ordonez Bloodyelbow.com Herb dean is one of the most respected referees in mixed martial arts today. While he is usually accurate with his calls, one that came under a lot of scrutiny was his stoppage decision during the Ben Askren-Robbie Lawler fight at UFC 235 last March. Many argued how Dean […]

Ben Askren thinks GSP would have beat Khabib Nurmagomedov had he not retired

By Lewis Mckeever@Mckeever89 Bloodyelbow.com There’s no doubt that Georges St-Pierre and Khabib Nurmagomedov are two of the greatest MMA wrestlers of all time, but who would have come out on top had they faced off in the Octagon? Unfortunately, we’ll never know. St-Pierre was originally rumored to collide with Khabib in […]