Ben Askren Net Worth 2020, Bio, Education, Career, and Achievement
Ben is an American mixed martial artist. He also served as the former Olympic wrestler and remains undefeated as a professional. Moreover, he is the anterior ONE Welterweight Champion as well as Bellator Welterweight Champion. Askren served as an assistant wrestling coach at Arizona State University and a sloppy American wrestler for the University of Missouri.
On 18 July 1984, Askren was born in Hartland, Wisconsin, to his parents Chuck and Michele Askren. In the event of his growth, he developed an interest in wrestling and began fighting at an early age.
Furthermore, he is of American nationality. Onto his education, Askren schooled at Arrowhead High School, after which he attended the University of Missouri.
Ben Askren is already a married man. He married Amy Askren on 9 April 2010 with whom he has three children from this relationship. However, at present, there is no detailed information available about them. Since there is no news about any extramarital affairs at present, we suppose that his marriage is growing strong.
Being born on 18 July 1984, Ben Askren is 36 years old as of today’s date 14th September 2020. His height is 178cm tall, and his weight is 77 kg.
Previously, at Arizona State University, Askren worked as an assistant wrestling coach and an American amateur wrestler for the University of Missouri as well. In Hartland, at Arrowhead High School, he won the state championship two times.
He fought in the 174 lb weight class while he was in college. Unfortunately, in both the 2004 and 2005 National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) championship match, he lost to Chris Pendleton before winning it in 2006 and 2007. Askren is known for his pinning ability, massive afro, and his unorthodox wrestling style.
Askren defeated national runner-up Tyrone Lewis in the summer of 2008, in two consecutive matches by decision at the US Olympic Trials. It led to him becoming the second student of the University of Missouri to qualify for the Olympics.
On 26 October 2019, Askren faced Demian Maia at UFC on ESPN+ 20 and unfortunately lost the fight via submission in round three. The fight earned him the battle of the Night award. Askren pronounced his retirement from mixed martial arts competition on 18 November 2019.
Askren was a big winner at UFC 235. Additionally, Askren defeated ex-UFC welterweight champ, Robbie Lawler, via a controversial submission and earned $350,000 for his UFC debut.
Various Online resources, approximate the famous MMA Fighter Ben Askren’s net worth to be $28 Million as of September 2020. He has earned money majorly from being a professional MMA Fighter. While it’s relatively simple to predict his income, it’s harder to know how much Ben has spent over the years.
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