UFC 239: Ben Askren Says He's 'Very Far' in Jorge Masvidal's Head And Under His Skin - MMA Fighting

  • Published on Jun 24, 2019
  • At media day in Los Angeles for UFC 239, Ben Askren talks about being in Jorge Masvidal's head, why he thinks nobody cares about Colby Covington, where Henry Cejudo ranks among the all-time great combat sports athletes, and much more.
    UFC 239 takes place on July 6 at T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas.
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  • Dustin Kaglic
    Dustin Kaglic 15 days ago +5

    Seems that jorges knee was way into askrens head

  • joshx413
    joshx413 16 days ago +4


  • The Richkid
    The Richkid 16 days ago

    Its kinda scary how little he knows about Boxing. The Olympics is not the pinnacle for Boxers, it is for Amateur boxers but not the pros. and the reason why Wilder and Joshua had success starting boxing late is because they are Heavyweights and there is much less skill involved and much more power, if both of them was welterweights they wouldn't be close to champions

  • IloveBaklava
    IloveBaklava 18 days ago +1

    The "presidents" already been set.

  • Lukas Belinski
    Lukas Belinski 20 days ago

    the biggest fight on the card

  • Walter White
    Walter White 20 days ago

    Undefeated and undisputed

  • DevilTrigger
    DevilTrigger 21 day ago +1

    Ben Askren is a great American personality and athlete.

      DYNO MITE 15 days ago

      And a great crotch sniffer...well not anymore after that knee. I think he might have lost his sense of smell

    • Anthony Lopez
      Anthony Lopez 15 days ago

      Great sleeper as well...🤣

  • anothony peterson
    anothony peterson 21 day ago

    After destroying watermelons,-they should change Ben's nickname to 'The ANACONDA'! .....TONY

  • anothony peterson
    anothony peterson 21 day ago +1

    This is the fight that Ive been waiting for.Love it.They are SO different in terms of a lot of things.BIG feud and we could find out how good Ben really is with this fight!They are both sure that they will win.I think BARELY Askren,but lets see.Although after Ben lost so easily to Jordan-now I have my serious doubts! Although it's NOT the same kind of fighting.

  • CharlieJuliet Sierra
    CharlieJuliet Sierra 22 days ago +3

    Askren is going to have some problems with this fight!

  • Rival
    Rival 23 days ago

    Masvidal will submit ben askren.

  • KTM690EnduroR 35
    KTM690EnduroR 35 24 days ago

    Askren will win by rear naked choke

    • KTM690EnduroR 35
      KTM690EnduroR 35 15 days ago

      @DYNO MITE ,Yeah I see now that he practice that knee. Good for him to finally use his brains.

      DYNO MITE 15 days ago

      KTM690EnduroR 35 they knew what he was gonna do and practiced that flying knee. Ben is a one dimensional crotch sniffer and isn’t a fighter. Hill will get knocked out again because he can’t hang at this level. He sucks

    • KTM690EnduroR 35
      KTM690EnduroR 35 15 days ago

      @DYNO MITE no fighter stays undefeated

    • KTM690EnduroR 35
      KTM690EnduroR 35 15 days ago

      @DYNO MITE ,lol...he got blasted but if they fought again it would be a different story. good for Masvidal to take that risk cause he was lucky it landed

      DYNO MITE 15 days ago

      Oh yeah? I think he has brain damage now because he can’t resist sniffing crotches and payed for it

  • LIQUID 888 the ghetto engineer


  • I Love My EQ
    I Love My EQ 25 days ago

    Woodley & askren vs Colby and masvidal

  • joshx413
    joshx413 25 days ago +2

    Let's be real Ben. YOU'RE the one constantly taking about masvidal. He's in your head!

    • joshx413
      joshx413 16 days ago +2

      FIVE SECOND KO😂😂😂😂😂

    • Frankie Joseph
      Frankie Joseph 19 days ago +1

      Hahah so true. Ben is a fake.

  • M-A Girouard
    M-A Girouard 25 days ago

    Ben reminds me of Chael when he was younger and i love it

  • VOIP Portland
    VOIP Portland 25 days ago

    Funky is going to toss Jorge "Cash my Outside" Masvidal around the ring then he'll vice grip his ugly mug. $100k to make $40k on Ben. Easy pay day.

  • gavin k
    gavin k 25 days ago

    Is this dude doing the interview a crack head? He is so shaky the Mic is gonna break

  • d d
    d d 25 days ago

    Asskren afraid of Covington

  • James Hassett
    James Hassett 25 days ago

    Listen Linda Jorge is gonna hit him with the 3 peace and the soda

  • Scott Griffith
    Scott Griffith 25 days ago +4

    Ben submits Jorge no problem he’s a hot head and can’t even show up for media day??? I like him but he’s taking the fun out of the fight.

      DYNO MITE 15 days ago

      Your boy is a one dimensional crotch sniffer that has a dent in his head now

    • S Saxman
      S Saxman 15 days ago

      Yeah he sure submitted him ..

  • Merly Moreira
    Merly Moreira 26 days ago

    I fell asleep 😴

  • lex marky
    lex marky 26 days ago

    I'm not so sure I like Asscream anymore after hearing these disrespectful comments about the People's Champ.

  • Dank Davey
    Dank Davey 26 days ago

    Anybody notice the reporters hand shaking like a leaf or is it just me?

  • Justin Hester
    Justin Hester 26 days ago +1

    Ben askren doesn't care that they skipped Colby because he doesn't want to have to face him I think as good as Ben askren is he still not as good of a wrestler as Colby Covington

  • weird werk
    weird werk 26 days ago

    Let's vasil in bare knuckle 😱

  • Cubic Man
    Cubic Man 26 days ago

    Ben 'Head of Stone' Askren 🗿

    • S Saxman
      S Saxman 14 days ago

      @Cubic Man , Joe Rogan "questions everything "

    • Cubic Man
      Cubic Man 15 days ago

      @S Saxman was talking appearance wise, that can't be questioned haha

    • S Saxman
      S Saxman 15 days ago

      Are you sure ? Lol

  • Nick Levine
    Nick Levine 26 days ago

    How dare he mention the goat 🐐 is average.😒😂

  • Love 4 Techno
    Love 4 Techno 26 days ago

    It actually annoys me how smug Ben is after getting completely mauled by Lawler in his fight. I mean it should technically be Lawler vs Jorge.

  • Vipul Doshi
    Vipul Doshi 26 days ago

    colbys lost all momentum. nobody cares if he gets skipped

  • TherealGeorgeSt-Pierre

    I hope security keeps him away from me - Ben Askren lol

  • judo for life 2008
    judo for life 2008 26 days ago +1

    Caint wait to see this fight . It going down

  • The Son of the BattleCry
    The Son of the BattleCry 26 days ago +2

    He's getting worked he's to 1 dimensional

  • Pierre-Arturo Miranda
    Pierre-Arturo Miranda 26 days ago +3

    Rematch lawler first! Period

  • Zerg
    Zerg 26 days ago +1

    So if its on Wikipedia Askren believes it... i wonder what wild shi will appear on Jorge Masvidals page...
    Edit : turns out bens wiki now says he died in the masvidal ‘fight’

  • blimy01 Maynard
    blimy01 Maynard 26 days ago

    What does "greatest combat athletic" even supposed to mean? Does that title include boxing? Does it include wrestling? Does it just mean mma?

    Then the answer is not Henry Cejudo on any.

  • Gilded Spanish
    Gilded Spanish 26 days ago

    Ben "dad bod" Askren

    THE TRUTH 26 days ago

    Masvidal is going to f#ck this cornball up.

  • Hedwig Etcetera
    Hedwig Etcetera 26 days ago

    mma fighting closing up shop

    LEE BRANDON 26 days ago +3

    this guy is why ufc is a joke kinda now days. whatever he did outside the cage don't mean anything to u get to the ufc. so the guy has one fight, gets beat up and it ends without robbie tapping and now he's ranked 5 if the ufc. 5? are u serous? one fight and the guys 5. its a popularity contest. how many guys had 8 fights before they even get in the top 10? just shows if ur popular then u can skip the entire line and system.

  • Hunter Christian
    Hunter Christian 26 days ago

    This reporter is very unintelligent. Shouldn't be in this role.

  • Chasing the Crown
    Chasing the Crown 26 days ago

    Feed MAGA boy to The Chosen Thumb

  • James D
    James D 26 days ago

    If Henry thinks he can beat Loma at a boxing match he certainly needs a check up from the neck up.

  • firmly grasp it
    firmly grasp it 26 days ago

    "verbally assaulted"
    Dude really thinks hes funny smh
    Only the wwe retards think hes entertaining

  • firmly grasp it
    firmly grasp it 26 days ago

    Dude slurring more after savage beatdown Robbie gave him
    No one takes that amount of punishment and walks away unscathed.
    Dude definitely lost some brain cells LOL
    Hope Masvidal takes more of his soul. Dudes annoying

  • Jake Diddy
    Jake Diddy 26 days ago

    Colby is Dirty white trash.

  • Bendik Wiik Løwe
    Bendik Wiik Løwe 26 days ago

    Jorge is definently in Askrens head, i haven't heard the dude speak about anything else for three months now

    • Brad Brad
      Brad Brad 26 days ago

      Is he supposed to ignore questions! When they only ask him about masvidal?..hor hey didnt want this fight

  • Angel Navarro
    Angel Navarro 26 days ago +1

    Ben Askren is trash..

  • usssanjacinto1
    usssanjacinto1 26 days ago

    I didn't take Ben seriously until I took an arrow to the knee.

    • S Saxman
      S Saxman 15 days ago

      And Ben didn't take Jorge seriously, until he took that knee to the dome , is he awake yet ?

  • usssanjacinto1
    usssanjacinto1 26 days ago +1

    Ben Askren: "Say my name Jorge!"

  • Sway Kid
    Sway Kid 26 days ago

    Jorge didnt come cuz he didnt wanna see ben askren corny ass

  • Chester Sykes
    Chester Sykes 26 days ago

    Glad to hear Ben is against swearing... whilst all for beating guys face in inside a cage... Lol.

  • Richard Hurts
    Richard Hurts 26 days ago

    Ben will maul Fagsvidal and make it look EASY

      DYNO MITE 15 days ago

      He attempted to maul Jorge’s crotch but you seen what happened

    • S Saxman
      S Saxman 15 days ago

      At least you were right about how easy it looked.. lol

  • Jimny Bunting
    Jimny Bunting 26 days ago

    Ben will do a khabib...lay and pray smothering douchebag

  • M H
    M H 26 days ago

    Lomachenko would ridicule Cejudo inside boxing ring and everybody knows this. Henry is trying to get his name out there and also playing a little power game with UFC.
    Nothing wrong with that.
    Loma gets free promo from this after all

  • M H
    M H 26 days ago

    Not true about Colby but fair because Colby has been doing his thing with Ben's name 😄

    • M H
      M H 25 days ago

      @Buck Futtler what. Colby is GOAT and true american warrior. He is right up there with Artem Lobov

    • Buck Futtler
      Buck Futtler 26 days ago

      @M H oh, and FACTUALLY Colby is a low selling pay per view fighter...those pesky facts getting in the way of your opinion again, huh??!

    • M H
      M H 26 days ago

      @Buck Futtler or us Colby fans go to work everyday and when it's fight night we buy and watch the fight. We have no time to go through hundreds of comments in USclip videos to find something to like. Get a grip bro

    • Buck Futtler
      Buck Futtler 26 days ago

      you are literally the first person, a hundred comments in, to disagree with Ben...aaand you have zero likes....Confirmed, nobody cares about Colby...

  • Zann Glendig
    Zann Glendig 26 days ago

    I scream, you scream, we all scream for Asscream!

  • Nick Gutwein
    Nick Gutwein 26 days ago

    I like how Ben refers to it as showing up to work

  • Mr Papa Cherry
    Mr Papa Cherry 26 days ago

    Woodley thought he was going to pull a fast one on Lawler. Sign the contract so you don't appear punk then pull out with an injury hoping Lawler wood fight somebody else and Woodley could avoid him knowing no two fights are the same.

  • king Chapo
    king Chapo 26 days ago

    Ben (love handles) Askren

  • Carl Dennis
    Carl Dennis 26 days ago

    I like the fact that Ben has a vocabulary most people in the UFC and especially Joe Rogan can't put two words together that don't have three ignorant cuss words in them.

  • Joe Real
    Joe Real 26 days ago

    I seriously hope dorky ass, out of shape Ben, actually is on shape for this fight or he's done.

  • lukas Van Der Westhuizen

    Ben Askrem needs to see a dentist.

  • Allnothing
    Allnothing 26 days ago

    I like listening to this guy. its fun

  • Arcade Kaos
    Arcade Kaos 26 days ago +8

    Or is Jorge in Ben's head?!👀

    • TRUMP 2020
      TRUMP 2020 6 days ago

      His knee is lodged deep in his head

    • mimun e
      mimun e 23 days ago

      Not really

  • The Progressive
    The Progressive 26 days ago

    This guy has a chin of rock. Masvidal dont have a chance

      DYNO MITE 15 days ago

      He’s a crotch sniffer with brain damage now

    • S Saxman
      S Saxman 15 days ago

      Yeah are you positive? Im pretty sure Ben is still sleeping...

  • z bait
    z bait 27 days ago


  • Otter Bot
    Otter Bot 27 days ago +2

    Henry vs Loma. Loma has made undefeated Olympic gold medal boxers literally quit.

  • Reminisce BnB
    Reminisce BnB 27 days ago

    you're under a lot of peoples skins. I can hardly wait to watch you implode then disappear. Hopefully without big paydays you haven't earned.

    • Reminisce BnB
      Reminisce BnB 27 days ago

      I would like a fight between Askren and Lesnar. To the death, and the Winner gets 2 in the back of the head.

  • xico bioca
    xico bioca 27 days ago

    robbie almost kill this guy kkkkkkk ,jorve gonna break is face

  • Danielito Gonzalez
    Danielito Gonzalez 27 days ago +2

    Ben is about to strangle Jorge and become a Superstar! 🤩

    • S Saxman
      S Saxman 15 days ago

      In his dreams he's already a superstar, text me when he wakes up , and gets that reality check...

    • Anthony Lopez
      Anthony Lopez 15 days ago +1

      He became cold 🥶 ⭐️ instead lmao 😆 you mean a knee star in the ufc? Lmao 😆 whatever helps you to sleep...Don’t worry Askren is still in coma...

  • Gabriel Villegas
    Gabriel Villegas 27 days ago

    Ben is annoying ehy does he thinks hes so smart? Lol hes just a regular dude and all you guys think hes some genius hes a trash fighter hes tough but that's about it he cant throw or kick all he does is bear hug until he bust a nut lol

  • NormMacdonald Clips
    NormMacdonald Clips 27 days ago +3

    Nate Diaz and Jorge Masdival should do audiobooks for Harry Potter

  • Angel Hernandez
    Angel Hernandez 27 days ago

    Good luck to both

  • Boe Hautamaki
    Boe Hautamaki 27 days ago

    Ben sucks!!! he know,s robbie whoop his ass and masvidal,s going too break his face lay and pray!!!

  • makaveli thedon
    makaveli thedon 27 days ago +1

    Masvidal is a street figher gettin into his head??!!!! Not even once mr askren

  • Icee_Beats
    Icee_Beats 27 days ago +1

    Masvidal AGAIN didn't show up. Conor things happening

  • Sol Surfer
    Sol Surfer 27 days ago

    Hey You Ronald McDonald 🤡 🤔 ARE You Capable To STAND On Your FEET One Whole Round Against ANYONE ???? This Is THE UFC #ComeOnBro #AreYouCapable #NOPE 🤣🤣🤣🤣🤣🤣🤣🤣🤣🤣🤣🤣🤣 🤡🤡🤡🤡🤡🤡🤡🤡🤡

    • Unamused Joseph
      Unamused Joseph 27 days ago +1

      @Sol Surfer you stupid ass. he doesn’t need to stand, he has olympic level wrestling you braindead chimp.

  • Kola Kola
    Kola Kola 27 days ago +1

    Ben Winx for sure

      DYNO MITE 15 days ago

      Your crotch sniffer got put to sleep

  • john doe
    john doe 27 days ago

    Comparing wrestling to boxing is Apple to oranges. In wrestling there is no move that renders an opponent unconscious. That levels the playing field for a fighter who may not be the most technical. If you look at lighter weights you see the to guys are typically life long boxers because skill matters so much more there and crazy KO power isn’t as common.

  • the business handler
    the business handler 27 days ago

    Boxing n wrestling are completely different. Boxing rely on speed wrestling more strength you lose your speed faster when you get older

  • LIQUID 888 the ghetto engineer

    Colby the type of guy to call the police on the police...

  • SOZ O'Leary
    SOZ O'Leary 27 days ago

    Ben look like a cool ass gym teacher that smoke weed with the students

  • LIQUID 888 the ghetto engineer

    Like Jorge like askren win win situation for me... I like how askren is so humble this dude is one of the greatest if not the greatest the way he trash talks... hilarious...

  • Cenyon
    Cenyon 27 days ago +4

    So happy about all of these new Askren interviews

  • CrackerWacker
    CrackerWacker 27 days ago

    Jorge knew Ben would verbally wreck him

  • giannetto1000
    giannetto1000 27 days ago

    So happy to see Chael back in the sport!

  • Aethel Wulf
    Aethel Wulf 27 days ago +1

    super interesting match up
    askrens grappling i super high level while his striking is trash
    and masvidals striking is world class while his defensive wrestling is average at best

  • Bradley Higgins
    Bradley Higgins 27 days ago

    Ben Askren should be re-matching Robbie Lawler, The fight between Woodley and Lawler was to save Bens Askren ass. We all knew that Woodley would back out of that fight the minute Ben sighed a contract protecting Ben from the re-match to Lawler. Ben should have to fight Lawler before his weak ass fights anyone else.

    I personally have lost all respect for Woodley after this B.S and Ben should go back to one and fight tomato cans. I see Ben Askren retiring with in the next two years with only two more fights before they cut him.

  • MAL
    MAL 27 days ago

    Woodley washed out to.. Homie go get a viable win... Not no *Askren.. .. You don't want smoke

  • Daniel Carson
    Daniel Carson 27 days ago +2

    Would have liked to see Askren vs Jake shields 7-8 years ago. Around the hendo fight....

    • Daniel Carson
      Daniel Carson 25 days ago

      @roflswamp6 very possible. Shame shields got dropped from the ufc, never gained momentum after. Loved the scrap pack back in the day

    • roflswamp6
      roflswamp6 25 days ago

      Shields would wreck ben

  • Robert Mugabe
    Robert Mugabe 27 days ago

    Paulie was a titlist aka title holder not a world title.

  • blkcandywarez
    blkcandywarez 27 days ago +1

    Masvidal skipping press conferences because he used up his only one-liner with that 3 piece comment.

    • jon deere
      jon deere 14 days ago

      he got a new one. he hit asprin with the mgm buffet

  • A P E
    A P E 27 days ago

    It’s funny how he brags about his “verbal assault” and how he can’t put things into words blah blah blah, typical privileged white tool bag. The douche got to go to college, most likely had 2 parents, a full ride education, Jorge grew up on the streets, he had to be tough, he likely had no one to push him academically. I have no respect for askren, stop flashing your privilege you glorified snake.

  • A P E
    A P E 27 days ago

    Submission fighters ruin the UFC.

  • tre
    tre 27 days ago +2

    Ben Askren reminds me of the people that I mute in PUBG and then teamkill, which is exactly what Jorge is doing lmao, my mans Masvidal.

    • tre
      tre 27 days ago


  • Wasup Fool
    Wasup Fool 27 days ago

    Jorge is like a 13 year old kid. He knows he can’t hold his temper.

  • The better man
    The better man 27 days ago +1

    And still some people didn't realize that a beast like Robbie after have slammed Ben to the ground heavily and punched him deadly when he saw Ben got up and goes forward, well a beast like Robbie started to go backwards scared......i don't know how it was possible to happen because Robbie hits X 2 but it is what it is. The bulldog choke closed the show indeed.....scary

  • Dale Denton
    Dale Denton 27 days ago

    Came here to say you can watch most fights on a jail broken fire stick.

  • Ivan
    Ivan 27 days ago

    2:00 this reporter is pure gold hahahahahah