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Ben Askren Leaves Islam Makhachev Out Of “Best Wrestlers In The UFC” List

Whenever the words “wrestling” and “UFC” are mentioned together in one sentence, a lot of people start associating them with the lightweight champion Islam Makhachev. However,...

Ben Askren Reveals Why Retirement Is Difficult For MMA Athletes

Retirement often doesn’t come easy to professional mixed martial arts (MMA) athletes… But why is it so? And why do some athletes move on to “the next thing” seemingly easy,...

Ben Askren: “Most Athletes End Up Poor”

One of the biggest problems that professional athletes, including MMA fighters, come to face when they retire is – financial stability. But why? Shouldn’t the fighters, especially the...

Ben Askren Gives Advice To Young People: “Learn To Wrestle”

When you’re young, the world can be a rather confusing place. So much to learn, so much to experience, and so many questions on what constitutes a “good life” – yet so little...

What NCCA Wrestling Champ & OIympian, Ben Askren Can Teach A Grappler

Ben Askren is a 2x NCAA champion and current Bellator fighting champion (undefeated in 10+ MMA bouts). I appreciate the interview with Ben, who is now for the first time offering a DVD course on...