Ben Askren Net Worth: Salary, House, Age, Height, Biography

Ben Askren Net Worth: $1 Million (approx.)

Net Worth: $1 Million (approx.)
Date of Birth:Jul 18, 1984
Age:38 years
Place of Birth:Cedar Rapids, Iowa, U.S.

Ben Askren net worth is around $1 Million. Ben Askren is an American former professional mixed martial artist and amateur wrestler.

Ben Askren Net Worth
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Ben Askren was the former Bellator and ONE Welterweight Champion, remaining undefeated for over a decade before competing in the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC).

Ben Askren Net Worth 2022:

Ben Askren net worth 2022 is around $1 Million. As of this writing, Ben Askren has won 19 of his 22 professional career matches.

Ben Askren Biography:

BornBenjamin Michael Askren
July 18, 1984 (age 37)
Cedar Rapids, Iowa, U.S.
Height5 ft 10 in (178 cm)
Weight170 (77kg; 12 st 1 lb)
DivisionWelterweight (170 lbs) (2009–2016, 2019)
Middleweight (185 lbs) (2016–2017)
Reach72 in (183 cm)
Fighting out ofHartland, Wisconsin, U.S.
TeamRoufusport (2009–present)
Evolve MMA (2014–2017)
WrestlingNCAA Division I Wrestling
Olympic Freestyle Wrestling
Years active2005–2010, 2013–2015, 2019 (freestyle wrestling)
2009–2019 (MMA)
2021 (boxing)

Ben Askren was born on July 18, 1984 in Cedar Rapids, Iowa. Askren was introduced to the sport of wrestling by his father Chuck at age six, but only took the sport seriously when he started the sixth grade and joined a club.

Ben Askren Biography
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During high school, he became a two–time WIAA state champion out of Arrowhead High School in Wisconsin. Nationally, he placed in the podium at multiple US National tournaments in folkstyle, freestyle and Greco-Roman.

Ben Askren attended the University of Missouri where he was a two-time NCAA Division 1 national champion. During this non-professional period he won gold medals at the 2005 Pan American Championship, the 2008 US National Championship and the 2009 World Championship.

Ben Askren made his debut as a professional MMA fighter in February 2009, defeating his opponent by TKO in the first round.

In 2010 Ben Askren began fighter for the Bellator MMA organization. He fought in nine Bellator fights before switching to ONE FC in 2014. He fought in seven ONE FC fights before switching to the UFC in 2019.

Ben Askren made his UFC debut on March 2, 2019 at UFC 235, defeating Shinya Aoki a minute into the first round.

Ben Askren first professional career loss came on July 6, 2019 at the hands of Jorge Masvidal. Askren earned a career-high $210,000 just to show up to the match, plus a cut of the Pay Per View.

For his next fight, against Demian Maia on October 26, 2019, Ben Askren earned $200,000 to show up. He lost in the third round by technical submission.

After lengthy back-and-forth, Ben Askren eventually agreed to fight YouTube personality Jake Paul in a boxing match on April 17, 2021.

Ben Askren was guaranteed a minimum of $500,000 just to show up to the fight. With Pay Per View bonuses and other revenue, his ultimately full payout could be in the low $1 million range.

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