It was a bad night for Ben Askren at UFC 239 in Las Vegas. Not only did he lose to Jorge Masvidal by forcefully cracking his knee, but it also happened in the first five seconds when they gave Masvidal the new record for the fastest knockout in UFC history. It was also scary (look here). Askren fell hard and …Read More »
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MMA junkie radio co-host and MMA junkie employee Dan Tom highlights the UFC's main bouts. Today we look at a featured fight on the main map of UFC 239. UFC 239 takes place on Saturday in the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas. The main card is broadcast in pay-per-view mode according to the precursors for ESPN and UFC Fight Pass …Read More »
Ben Askren, who would "reevaluate" the next match after losing Darren Till, would still like to "fight Jorge Masvidal"
Ben Askren traveled to UFC London hoping to face the winner of the Main Event between Darren Till and Jorge Masvidal. In the run-up to the card, he made it clear that he expected Till to be the winner. The two welterweights even seeded for a matchup with an amusing exchange at Friday's Fan Q & A. In the end, …Read More »
Ben Askren and Khabib Nurmagomedov will not share a meal so soon. With his long-awaited Octagon debut on March 2 against Robbie Lawler at the UFC 235, Askren's recordings from the social media sector have fired a host of goals in recent months in the ranks of the UFC. Some of these shots were directed against Nurmagomedov, the undefeated lightweight …Read More »
Out of all possible results for Dillon Dani's professional MMA debut, a victory in the first round was the least. In Kyle Walker (2-4 MMA, 0-1 BMMA), Danis (1-0 MMA, 1-0 BMMA) picked up a guy whose previous two fights ended with a first-round tap. The road map was right there, courtesy of Bellator matchmakers, and all Danis had to …Read More »