Facts of Ben Askren
|Date of Birth:||1984, July 18|
|Age:||34 years old|
|Birth Nation:||United States|
|Height:||5 Feet 10 Inch|
|Birth Name||Ben Askren|
|Famous Name||Ben Askren|
|Birth Place||Hartland, Wisconsin|
|Weight in KG||77 kg|
|Affair with||Amy Askren|
|Married to||Amy Askren (m. 2010)|
|Profession||Mixed Martial Artist|
|Famous for||Grappling skills|
|School attended||Arrowhead High School|
|Full Name||Ben Askren|
Ben Askren is a semi-retired mixed martial artist and former amateur wrestler for the University of Missouri and the United States Olympic team. He is the former ONE Welterweight Champion and Bellator Welterweight Champion as well. Askren was recently traded to UFC in exchange for Demetrious Johnson from One Championship.
Askren is famous for his grappling skills. Let’s take a look at his wiki to gain more information regarding his career, net worth, personal life, family and more.
Ben Askren Earnings and Net Worth
Askren earns a huge amount of salary and his total salary boosted his net worth. His disclosed career earnings sum up to $500,000. He has a record of 18 wins in his career so he must have gotten a hefty amount of win bonus as well. Askren lives a luxurious lifestyle and he has a Lamborghini as well.
Ben Askren Wife and Personal Life
Askren is a married man and he has a beautiful spouse whose name is Amy Askren. The two tied the knot in the year 2010. Askren is a loyal and dedicated husband. Their relationship is depending on mutual trust and understanding. Askren isn’t engaged in extramarital affairs.
Ben Askren Early Life
This paramount player was born in on July 18, 1984, in Hartland, Wisconsin, US. Askren is an American by his nationality and his ethnicity is white. He has a younger brother named Max Askren.
Talking about his early phase of life & career, Askren is a two-time state champion in wrestling at Arrowhead High School in Hartland, Wisconsin. He worked as an associate wrestling coach at Arizona State University. Askren was also an amateur wrestler for the University of Missouri where he finished with an 87 match winning streaks. He won awards like Outstanding Wrestler award, Dan Hodge Trophy and the Rev Wrestler of the Year.
Askren showed his skills and talents in the Summer Olympics 2008 however he was defeated. He has won gold medals in 2005 Pan American Championships, 2008 United States Championships and 2009 World Championships under Men’s freestyle wrestling category.
Ben Askren was not only limited to wrestling. He also showed his skill and talent in the mixed martial arts. Askren made his professional MMA debut on Feb 7, 2009. He defeated Josh flowers via TKO early in the first round. Askren participated in Bellator Fighting Championship Season 2 Welterweight Tournament and eventually won the title.
Askren has defeated fighters like Douglas Lima, Lyman Good, and Nick Thompson. defended the title from 2010 till 2013 as he left Bellator to became an unrestricted free agent. He had attempts at coming in terms with the UFC but things did not work out as Askren claimed the negotiations were dirty.
Ben Askren Facts
Ben Askren has a height of 5 feet and 10 inches and his body weight is 170 lbs, he is one of the most active fighters in the social network. He is regarded as one of the best trash talkers in the game and after Chael Sonnen, and Conor Mcgregor.
Askren’s age is 34 years old. People followed him on Twitter and Instagram. Askren has engaged in roasting MMA players like Colby Covington, Nick Diaz, and many other as soon as he entered the UFC. Moreover, info about his life & bio can be observed from the wiki.