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Ben Askren Says He's Moved on From Not Getting Signed By UFC
Posted by Jeremy Thomas on 01.09.2014



Ben Askren recently spoke with MMAjunkie about UFC choosing not to sign him, his new home with ONE FC and more. Check out the highlights:

On UFC not signing him after Bellator let him go: "I've moved on. I've accepted what's happened, and I'm looking forward to what's going to happen in the future. I'm not a begging person; that's fine. I understand you don't want me, and I'll go on my way and help another organization succeed."

On the competition in ONE FC: "Obviously there's not a lot of highly ranked people over at ONE FC, so I would say every fight I have, that's really all you can do is win the fights that are put in front of you. Obviously I wasn't given an opportunity to face the best guys in the world because of politics and no fault of my own."

On planning to help build ONE FC: "I'd really like to help ONE FC expand their global brand. I know a lot of people in the organization, and I think they're awesome. I think they have a great thing going and are going to do a lot of good things in the future. So getting to help them grow, it's going to help me. So those would be my two goals in MMA."

On getting a title shot in the promotion: "Hopefully I get a title shot fairly soon obviously I think I deserve it. In my first or second fight, I would hope I'd be fighting for (the title)."

On being called out by Phil Baroni: "He's lost his last two fights. He hasn't won in a while. He's just not very good in general. He hasn't been good for a long time, and he's really desperate to get a fight. He's trying to pick one with me. Maybe if he wins a couple, then he can challenge me for the belt I'm going have shortly, then we could go."

On a potential UFC move down the line: "We'd have to see. It would be an interesting scenario. We'll just see what happens as the future plays out."





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