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(mixed martial artist and former Olympic wrestler)

He was a former Bellator and ONE Welterweight Champion before competing in UFC. Ben is a father of three.

Relationship Facts of Ben Askren

Ben Askren is married to Amy Askren.
Ben Askren married on April 09, 2010.
đŸ’‘ Anniversary in 121 days đŸ’‘
He is father of Three(Alex, Andy, Ozzi).
Ben Askren is not having an affair with anyone presently.
His sexual orientation is straight.

What is the relationship of Ben Askren?

Ben Askren is a married man. He married Amy Askren on April 9, 2010.

His wife Amy is a licensed estate agent at Firefly Real Estate.

The couple has three children: two daughters, Alex and Andy, and a son Ozzi.

He resides with his wife and kids.

Also, he owns a dog, Ragnor of cane Corso breed.

Who is Ben Askren?

Ben Askren is an American mixed martial artist and former Olympic wrestler.

Currently, he remains undefeated as a professional.

Additionally, he is the former ONE Welterweight Champion as well as former Bellator Welterweight Champion.

Age, Parents, Siblings, Ethnicity, Nationality

Askren was born in Hartland, Wisconsin on July 18, 1984.

He was born to parents Chuck and Michele Askren.

Additionally, he developed an interest in the world of fighting since his childhood years and hence began fighting at an early age.

He is of American nationality and his ethnic background is Cuban.


Talking about his education, Askren attended Arrowhead High School. Additionally, he also attended the University of Missouri.

Ben Askren: Career, Profession

Askren previously worked as an assistant wrestling coach at Arizona State University.

In addition, he was also an American amateur wrestler for the University of Missouri. He won the state championship two times at Arrowhead High School in Hartland.

In his 2005-2006 junior season, Askren won all 45 of his matches and was pinned in 25 of them.

Furthermore, he also went undefeated again with a record of 42–0in his senior year.

In the 208 Olympics, he won a silver medal.

Coming to his MMA career, Askren made his professional MMA debut on February 7, 2009.

Currently, he is an active submission wrestler. In addition, he is a self-proclaimed black belt. Askren also competed in the 2009 ADCC Submission Wrestling World Championship.

He signed a 2-year/6 fight contract with ONE Championship on December 9, 2013.

UFC announced on November 3, 2018, that they have signed under the trade UFC and One Championship agreement.

Askren is the 2010 Cerro Pelado International Senior Freestyle Silver Medalist.

Additionally, he has also won the ONE Welterweight Championship.

He won the gold medal at the 2005 Pan American Championships Senior Freestyle.

Salary, Net Worth

Askren has not revealed his current salary.

Whilst, his estimated net worth is $500 thousand.

Ben Askren: Rumors, Controversy/Scandal

Askren was part of the controversy recently due to his Twitter beef with another American mixed martial artist Dillon Danis.

Additionally, his 2015’s One FC fight also ended in controversy.

In September 2018, he ripped Interim UFC Welterweight Champion Colby Covington on social media.

At present, there are no rumors concerning his life and career.

Body Measurements: Height, Weight

Talking about his body measurement, Ben Askren has a height of 1.78 m. Additionally, he weighs around 77 kg. Furthermore, his hair color is dark brown and his eye color is blue.

Social Media: Facebook, Instagram, Twitter

Ben Askren is active on social media.

He has a huge number of followers on social networking sites such as Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter.

He has more than 354.2k followers on Twitter. In addition, he has over 629k followers on Instagram. Similarly, his Facebook page has more than 113.2k followers.

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