Facts of Ben Askren
|Full Name:||Ben Askren|
|Age:||35 years 6 months|
|Birth Date:||July 18, 1984|
|Best Match for Marriage:||Taurus, Pisces, Scorpio|
|Birth Place:||Hartland, Wisconsin, United States|
|Father's Name:||Chuck Askren|
|Mother's Name:||Michele Askren|
|Husband / Wife Name:||Amy Askren|
|Profession:||mixed martial artist and former Olympic wrestler|
|Education:||Arrowhead High School, University of Missouri|
|Height / How tall? :||5 feet 10 inches (1.78m)|
|Hair Color:||Dark Brown|
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Ben Askren is a mixed martial artist who is also a former Olympic wrestler. He is with the UFC currently and is undefeated professional. He has various championships on his name.
Ben Askren-age, birth, childhood, family wiki
Ben Askren was born on 18 July 1984 and is now 34 years of age. He was born in Hartland, Wisconsin in the USA. His nationality is American and his ethnicity is not clearly known. He has a younger brother named Max. His parents are Chuck and Michele Askren.
He was at the Arrowhead High School and later joined the University of Missouri. Ben was an amateur wrestler at his University and used to also work as an assistant wrestling coach at Arizona State University. He was a champion in his school days. He won the National Collegiate Athletic Association Championship match in 2006 and 2007. His wrestling style is unorthodox and he is known for his pinning abilities. Ben is a recipient of several prestigious awards during his college days in wrestling. He had qualified for the 2008 Olympics.
Ben Askren and his career and net worth
Ben decided to enter a career in MMA post-Olympics. He would occasionally compete in wrestling. In February 2009, he debuted in MMA which was at Headhunter Productions in Holiday Inn Select Executive Center in Columbia, Missouri. He won the match. Ben was also at 2009 ADCC Submission Wrestling World Championship held in September in Barcelona, Spain and had some good wins. He also came 9th in 2009 at the Amateur World Championships.
Similarly, Ben also participated in the Bellator Fighting Championships and fared fairly well. In 2013, he signed for a 2 year and 6-fight contract with ONE Championship. He has been signed now for the UFC and ONE Championship. He had said that he would face Georges St. Pierre in the spring of 2019. Ben said of him:
“He doesn’t want a title fight. He just wants to build on his legacy.”
Likewise, Ben and his brother Max who is also a wrestler have opened an academy called Askren Wrestling Academy in 2011 which is located in three places now, namely, Hartland, Mequon, and Green Bay, Wisconsin. Ben also competes in disc golf. Furthermore, he has a good six-figure salary per year but his net worth is not known. He owns a Lambhorgini car.
Ben Askren and his wife and children
Similarly, Ben is a married man. His wife is Amy Askren and the couple married in 2010. He has children but the details of them are not known.
Ben is tall with a height of 5 feet and 10 inches. His weight is 77 kg. The other body part measurements are not revealed. He has brown hair and eyes.
Ben is active on social media platforms. He owns a Twitter handle with 122k followers. Furthermore, his Instagram is equally well-subscribed with 123.8k fans following him on it.