Tag: Ben Askren

Fat boy’ Kelvin Gastelum receives backlash from Ben Askren, others, after Woodley diss

By Lewis Mckeever@Mckeever89 Bloodyelbow.com Earlier this week, reigning UFC welterweight champion Tyron Woodley hinted of a move up to the middleweight division in the near future. ”People in the middleweight (division), they need to watch out too,” Woodley said. “I might slide up on one of y’all by the end of the year. […]

Morning Report: Ben Askren wants Darren Till in London for his UFC debut

mmafighting.com By Jed Meshew@JedKMeshew One Championship Last week, the UFC made headlines by completing the first ever trade between major MMA promotions when they released former flyweight champion Demetrious Johnson in exchange for ONE Championship’s Ben Askren. Askren has long been considered one of the best fighters to have never stepped inside the octagon and once […]

Morning Report: Tyron Woodley says Ben Askren would ‘wreck’ Khabib Nurmagomedov, Georges St-Pierre

  By Jed Meshew@JedKMeshew Esther Lin, MMA Fighting The big news from MMA last week was the historic trade that sent former UFC flyweight champion Demetrious Johnson to ONE Championship in exchange for former ONE and Bellator welterweight champion Ben Askren. Askren, of course, immediately began talking up a storm, calling out nearly everyone on roster that might […]