Ben Askren Bio, Married, Net Worth, Ethnicity, Age, Height

Ben Askren

Ben Askren: Biography in Details

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.

Ben Askren is of American nationality and his ethnic background is Cuban.

In which school did Ben Askren attend?

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

Ben Askren: Career, Profession

Ben 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.

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

In the 208 Olympics, Ben Askren 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.

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

Additionally, Ben Askren has also won the ONE Welterweight Championship.

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

Salary, Net Worth

Ben Askren has not revealed his current salary.

Whilst, his estimated net worth is $500 thousand.

Is Ben Askren involved in any rumors and controversies?

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, Ben Askren 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.

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

Ben Askren 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.

Ben Askren’s Anniversary Dates

Year Date Day
2024 April Tuesday
2025 April Wednesday
2026 April Thursday
2027 April Friday
2028 April Sunday

Ben Askren’s Birthday Dates

Year Date Day
2024 July Thursday
2025 July Friday
2026 July Saturday
2027 July Sunday
2028 July Tuesday

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