Ben Askren says he’s retiring unless he gets GSP

One of the best fighters to never fight in the UFC Octagon is Ben Askren. He is a long time veteran with a record of 18 wins and 0 losses to his name. He said some stuff, Dana White said some stuff when once upon a time it was a possibility he would sign with the UFC and it never went through. On the MMA Hour he said he wouldn’t retire if he could fight Georges St. Pierre. Sorry Ben but GSP may be done, too. Check it out.

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ONE: Dynasty of Heroes full results and video highlights

ONE: Dynasty of Heroes took place this morning from Singapore Indoor Stadium and saw ONE Women’s Atomweight World Champion Angela Lee retain her title with an anaconda choke submission in the second round over top contender Istela Nunes of Brazil. In the co-main event, ONE Welterweight World Champion Ben Askren made quick work of Malaysia’s Agilan … Read more

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Ben Askren vs. Luis Santos rematch headlines ‘ONE: Pride of Lions’ in November

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CM Punk shows off MMA skills in new music video

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ONE: Valor of Champions full results; Askren retains title against veteran Santos due to No Contest

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ONE: Valor of Champions weigh-in results; can Santos upset Askren?

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Ben Askren takes on Luis Santos in ‘ONE: Valor of Champions’ Main Event

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