Tuesday, May 11, 2021

UFC : Why coach Duke Roufus wants to see Ben Askren in UFC

More from author

- Advertisement -

Coach Duke Roufus has been a long time supporter of Ben Askren joining the UFC. Despite the fact that the undefeated wrestler is practically retired,  he says he’d love to see it happen. A prominent reason for this lies in the financial upside of being with the UFC. While speaking to MMA Junkie Radio, Roufus said that while he means no disrespect to Bellator, he knows that there are more “zeroes” in the UFC.

That being said it isn’t the case that he is unaware of the roadblocks that lay in Askeren’s entry to the UFC. The last time Askeren tried to negotiate a deal with the UFC, the negotiations became so dirty that he had to move away with a “bad taste in his mouth”, following which he moved to One Championship in Asia.

UFC : Why coach Duke Roufus wants to see Ben Askren in UFC - Duke Roufu
(Picture credit : Instagram)

While signing an undefeated fighter wouldn’t be much of a problem for any organisation, his wrestling heavy style does create an issue with people who are looking for blood baths.

And if fighting alone wouldn’t suffice, Roufus feels that Askren could bring something else to the table with his entertainment value. He feels that Ben is cheeky, funny, intelligent and a ‘ball buster’.

Read also:

Bellator: Scott Coker not interested in a one time deal with Ben Askren

Bellator: Dillon Danis feels a fight against Ben Askren would mean an easy submission for him

 

 

 

If any content is used from this article, kindly backlink to this page.

If you like reading about sports, make sure you check out SportsIndiaShow.com
Also follow India’s biggest arm wrestling tournament at ProPanja.com

- Advertisement -
- Advertisement -
- Advertisement -Online betting site Betway
Online betting site Betway
spot_img
spot_img

Related articles

- Advertisement -