Ben Askren lies down on the canvas after tapping out to Demian Maia. Photo: SingaporeMavenBen Askren lies down on the canvas after tapping out to Demian Maia. Photo: SingaporeMaven
Ben Askren lies down on the canvas after tapping out to Demian Maia. Photo: SingaporeMaven

UFC: Ben Askren talks ‘challenges’ of MMA fighter retirement; delays hip surgery until August

  • ‘Funky’ says ‘I already have a lot going on’ after hanging up his gloves for the second time
  • ‘I always encourage athletes to start doing something before they retire, so they’re not twiddling their thumbs and end up fighting again in six months’
Topic |   Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC)
Ben Askren lies down on the canvas after tapping out to Demian Maia. Photo: SingaporeMavenBen Askren lies down on the canvas after tapping out to Demian Maia. Photo: SingaporeMaven
Ben Askren lies down on the canvas after tapping out to Demian Maia. Photo: SingaporeMaven
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