Ben Askren Bio
Facts of Ben Askren
|Age:||34 years 6 months|
|Birth Date:||July 18, 1984|
|Birth Place:||Hartland, Wisconsin, United States|
|Father's Name:||Chuck Askren|
|Mother's Name:||Michele Askren|
|Education:||Arrowhead High School, University of Missouri|
|Profession:||mixed martial artist and former Olympic wrestler|
|Height:||5 feet 10 inches (1.78m)|
|Hair Color:||Dark Brown|
Relationship Statistics of Ben Askren
|What is Ben Askren marital status ? (single, married, in relation or divorce):||Married|
|When did Ben Askren get married ? (married date):||April 09, 2010|
|Is Ben Askren having any relationship affair ?:||No|
|Is Ben Askren gay ?:||No|
|Who is Ben Askren wife ? (name):||Amy Askren|
More about the relationship
Ben Askren is a married man. He is married to Amy Askren. The pair married on April 9, 2010. They have children from this relationship, however, there is no detailed information available about them. Furthermore, Ben’s marriage is going strong as there is no news regarding any extramarital affairs at present.
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.
Ben Askren’s Early Life, Childhood, and Education
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. Furthermore, there are no details available about his ethnic background at present.
Talking about his education, Askren attended Arrowhead High School. Additionally, he also attended the University of Missouri.
Ben Askren’s Career, Salary, Net Worth
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 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 he 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 2005 Pan American Championships Senior Freestyle.
Askren has not revealed his current salary. In addition, there are no details available relating to his estimated net worth at present.
Ben Askren’s Rumors, Controversy
Askren recently b part of a 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 a 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.
Ben Askren’s Body Measurement
Talking about his body measurement, 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.
Ben Askren’s Social Media
Askren is active over the social media. He has a huge number of followers on social networking sites such as Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter. He has more than 120k followers on Twitter. In addition, he has over 110k followers on Instagram. Similarly, his Facebook page has more than 46k followers.
References: (espn.com, mmafighting.com, independent.co.uk, bleacherreport.com)