Ben Askren is a mixed American fighter and former Olympic wrestler. Currently, he became unbeaten as a professional. He is also a former welterweight world champion and former welterweight champion of Bellator.
Askren was born on July 18, 1984, in Heartland, Wisconsin. He was born by the parents Chuck and Michele Askren. In addition, since his childhood, he has developed an interest in the world of fighting and therefore began to fight early. He is an American nationality. In addition, no information on its ethnic background is currently available. Askren attended Arrowhead High School. He also joined the University of Missouri.
Previously, Askren worked as a Wrestling Assistant Coach at Arizona State University. In addition, he was also an American amateur curator at the University of Missouri. He won the second round of the Land Championship at Arrowhead High School in Heartland. In his junior season, 2005-2006 Askren won all 45 of his games and was capped at 25 of them. In addition, he was again unbeaten with his older 42: 0 record. He won the silver medal in the 208 Olympic Games.
During his MMA career, Askren made his professional MMA debut on February 7, 2009. Currently, he is a proactive devotee wrestler. In addition, he is a self-designed black belt. Askren also participated in the ADCC Wrestling World Wrestling Championship 2009. On December 9, 2013, he signed a battle agreement of two and six years respectively with the ONE Championship.
Askren is 2010 Senior Freelance Silver Medalist from Cerro Pelado International. In addition, he also won a welterweight championship. He won the gold medal of the Pan American Championship Senior Freestyle in 2005. Askren did not announce his current salary. In addition, no information is currently available on its estimated net assets.
Askren was recently involved in a controversy with his Twitter beef with another American fighter Dillon Danis. In addition, his 2015 Battle of One FC ended at the end of the controversy. In September 2018 he tore the provisional UFC welterweight champion Colby Covington on social media. There are currently no rumors about his life or career. Askren has a height of 1.78 m. He also weighs about 77 kg. In addition, his hair color is dark brown, his eye color is blue.
Age: 34 years 7 months
Date of Birth: July 18, 1984
Place of Birth: Hartland, Wisconsin, United States
Dad: Chuck Askren
Mom: Michele Askren
Height: 5 feet 10 inches (1.78m)
Net Worth: N/A
Weight: 77 Kg