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Ellis ‘The Flying Squirrel’ Coleman rolling with Ben Askren (video)

Last week, Ellis Coleman made headlines on several MMA sites after pulling off “The Flying Squirrel” st the Junior Greco-Roman World Championships. He even appeared on today’s episode of ESPN First Take.

Whenever fighting fans get a taste of a skilled or dynamic wrestler, they always want to know when he is going to transition into MMA. Coleman still has a long wrestling career in front of him. However, he may be preparing for an MMA career in the future.

The good folks over at Flowrestling.org captured a video of “The Flying Squirrel” himself rolling with Bellator welterweight champion Ben Askren as a warm up for the 2010 Beat The Streets Gala. It is at least a start, but as Olympian Spenser Mango says in the video, “I think Ellis needs some practice.”

Ellis Coleman vs. Ben Askren

Watch more video of 2010 Beat The Streets Gala on flowrestling.org

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