Ben Askren looks back at KO loss vs. Jorge Masvidal | Ariel Helwani’s MMA Show


Ben Askren joins Ariel Helwani’s MMA Show to look back at his knockout loss to Jorge Masvidal at UFC 239 in Las Vegas. Askren says he doesn’t have memory of the knockout, but has watched it. Askren believes he would’ve earned a title shot with a win, but doesn’t think that Masvidal will get one vs. Kamaru Usman despite the flying knee knockout.
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  • Joseph Garcia

    Joseph Garcia

    16 minutes ago

    alotta these “new fans” sound like bots

  • erfansvideos


    58 minutes ago

    A true champ accepts a lose a moves on. Ben’s the man! He’ll come back after this and surprise us all 💪👍

  • John G

    John G

    Hour ago

    Nice that he gives small credit to Masvidal's knee but definitely shmoozed over it. You were in the ring with a killer you took lightly. You were cocky. You're an mma fighter who actually has no business being in an Octagon with someone like Jorge. Your a wrestler period. Damn good at what you do but you best retire before a ref pulls someone off you again.

  • Light Walker

    Light Walker

    Hour ago

    Ben won against Robbie Lawler on a bad call, and declined to acknowledge it or offer a rematch. Ben was getting his butt handed to him and won on a bad call. He is a nice enough family man however his disrespect to RL and JM and his passive aggression shtick is thin.......

  • Reign Relic

    Reign Relic

    2 hours ago

    He should do a rematch. If he wins he could gain more then what he could of gained if he would of won the first time.

  • Cloud Striker

    Cloud Striker

    2 hours ago

    THIS is how you need to be, AFTER a loss, if you are cunt piece of shit, MASSIVE TRASH TALKER. Good man. I enjoy watching this guy 110%. He is an absolute catchy bastard when he speaks.... he is just Entertaining man. I hated this dude's guts before the KO..

  • hariss


    4 hours ago

    And stilll your fan

  • C Los

    C Los

    4 hours ago

    This dude got knocked the F out son..........Jorge would of demolished this dude if it had gone past the 5 seconds. Did him a favor by ended it so fast....

  • Joe Terzano

    Joe Terzano

    5 hours ago

    Askren is the fighter UFC needs. Builds up a fight, humble in losing, no doping and a decent all around dude. Masvidal perpetuates the thug image that makes MMA look like “thugary”.

  • Joel Garay

    Joel Garay

    6 hours ago

    When he said “I was about to fulfill a lot of dreams and I fail to do that” lol another way to say it is to say Jorge Masvidal put a stop to your dreams. LOL Ben Askren been asscaned 🤙

  • naco 78

    naco 78

    7 hours ago

    Now. All. Humble. And. Shit. Lol !

  • chicken wing

    chicken wing

    8 hours ago

    Helwani would do the US a favor by going back home to Lebanon

  • Rush Studio

    Rush Studio

    8 hours ago

    Much Respect for Ben Askren,

  • Danny K

    Danny K

    8 hours ago

    he got moved from the core lol

  • Usian potika

    Usian potika

    8 hours ago

    he looks like a cool nice guy.. always ☺

  • Cheryl Shamiss

    Cheryl Shamiss

    9 hours ago

    Dudes actin like he don't care but it's literally eating him alive

  • Elevated Status

    Elevated Status

    4 hours ago

    He should be in acting not mma. Lol

  • Tyrone Ranson

    Tyrone Ranson

    11 hours ago

    People praising Askren more than Masvidal. MMA community is messed up.

  • Truthbringer -

    Truthbringer -

    16 hours ago

    He's still calling him George Masvidal. Fuck em.

  • Mr. Corleone

    Mr. Corleone

    16 hours ago

    Jordan Borrough: there’s levels to this Ben...... Jorge Masvidal: hold my beer Jordan 😎😎😎

  • Licht Schluusseln

    Licht Schluusseln

    16 hours ago

    Inside the cage Masvidal is a professional fighter,but outside the cage he is a cheap troublemaker.

  • jsaund02


    18 hours ago

    Uhhh... Robbie hit him hard!! Forget about that?

  • juggernuts1000


    18 hours ago

    i like ben askren, he is actually a nice guy. jorge on the other hand, talks a lot of crap and hate towards ben, i honestly dont understand why. like even after the fight jorge said he will slap him? really? just because ben said he will dominate you? even jorge knew he went too far and this is why he said in the press conference that askren was talking about his nationallity, which didnt happen and is just a lie, just to justify him bullying askren. i think askren was kinda right, jorge hates him so much because he see him as some white guy that came into UFC and dares to talk about him. bisping called jorge bitch straight into his face and jorge didnt do shit. why? but askren said he will dominate and thats it? all hell broke loose? come on jorge. we see whats going on. you see askren as a nerdy white guy that you can bully around and finding excuses to just be a bully.

  • Kaleb Peffers

    Kaleb Peffers

    18 hours ago this is the only guy who could've taken that shot that Askren took

  • John Doe

    John Doe

    19 hours ago

    $210,000 for 5 seconds, that’s an hourly rate of $151M. Not too bad for hard days work.

  • dave sagar

    dave sagar

    19 hours ago

    what an annoying dude !! the talking the body the hair ? good job gorge this joke has to go !!

  • Truth Seeker

    Truth Seeker

    21 hour ago

    I don’t sleep in on Sundays because that is the morning I worship God with friends and family but I guess Ben unfortunately doesn’t understand the glory and magnitude of God.

  • Ed Reyes

    Ed Reyes

    21 hour ago

    Glad you're ok Ben.

  • Alejandro Muñoz

    Alejandro Muñoz

    21 hour ago

    Man, this is an example!

  • bizim eller

    bizim eller

    22 hours ago

    I did not like ben's antics before the fight, but I believe he would beat jorge anytime, this was very lucky shot.

  • Shino Pe

    Shino Pe

    22 hours ago

    hes acting like hes okay, but his eyes tell a different story. Theres a deep sadness there.

  • Alexander


    22 hours ago

    Haters making me laugh. This dude is a heel. Gullible fucks.

  • Donald Tapia

    Donald Tapia

    22 hours ago

    Mad respect for Ben now. He used to bug me big-time. But can only respect a man for maning up like this. Not only for just showing up to talk, But also for being so honest and frank. Was actually rooting against him before this. Now kinda Actually like the dude! Lol

  • A Salas

    A Salas

    23 hours ago

    When do you recall ordering a 3pc and a soda?

  • sillyrabbit77


    23 hours ago

    Great interview. Add me to the fan club list please.

  • Eoin C

    Eoin C

    Day ago

    Welcome back to Earth Ben! How was your astral travelling?

  • Dave Mitchell

    Dave Mitchell

    Day ago

    Wife: how was work? Ben: not too bad, got a knee to the head. I'm fiiiiine. Wife: oh my god!!! Ben: want to go to the pool?? What a dude!

  • Jahlil Jones

    Jahlil Jones

    Day ago


  • George L

    George L

    Day ago

    😂🤣😂🤣 well, he didn't fight at all, the last thing he could do is go and do what he does best, open his mouth 😂🤣😂😂😂😂

  • Deep hug

    Deep hug

    Day ago

    Why hate him dude he did nth wrong he said straight facts

  • Toussaint Louverture

    Toussaint Louverture

    Day ago

    Still calling him "George" 😂😂😂

  • Geno Piccinini

    Geno Piccinini

    Day ago

    Thats how a man handles a loss... "He kicked my ass"

  • Adam Leo Dvorak

    Adam Leo Dvorak

    Day ago

    say what you want about ben but he is a true champion. he will be back. respect

  • telemetryz


    Day ago

    You never got your face down by his penis fast enough.

  • ThumbWiggler


    Day ago

    What's so hard for Benito to just apologize and become friends? They both seem like cool guys.

  • Blake Michon

    Blake Michon

    Day ago

    This dude needs to be a motivational speaker or Therapist haha great dude really. Didnt really care for him but this interview shows his true colors. I like him.

  • david rubio

    david rubio

    Day ago

    What a boring interview!

  • Rock girl

    Rock girl

    Day ago

    It could happen to the best.It was not a fight...there was no fight...Ben just got unlucky and Masvidal did a great job

  • Prosper Mekoba

    Prosper Mekoba

    Day ago

    Please knock me Out for $210K please lol

  • TheKnowledgeThurst


    Day ago

    Something is wrong

  • TheKnowledgeThurst


    Day ago

    He doesn't look well

  • Pauly Pops

    Pauly Pops

    Day ago

    He set a record alright...for sucking.

  • Drew Ski

    Drew Ski

    Day ago

    Wonderful attitude

  • antjmi


    Day ago

    You dont have to like Ben but you should respect him, he has hadled it so well. Hope to see him come back stronger than ever

  • evan browne

    evan browne

    Day ago

    How can you look back at something you never saw coming?

  • Brian Frumps

    Brian Frumps

    Day ago

    Instead of being humbled...he sticks w the script.. U felt fine after that..but u cant even say rick .ppr..scissors.. Then u gloat about a title shot...ur not a well rounded fighter.. U cant strike..u have zero power in your hands. Zero kicks. Khabibs days are numbered too

  • Brian Frumps

    Brian Frumps

    Day ago

    This is what minorities think of when they think of white ppl

  • Suzie Star

    Suzie Star

    Day ago

    He was ok and humble in this interview but stop eating FFS.

  • Jessie Godinez

    Jessie Godinez

    Day ago

    Hes a joke

  • Gamer Kills123

    Gamer Kills123

    Day ago

    Why hate him dude he did nth wrong he said straight facts

  • Darsew Asdd

    Darsew Asdd

    Day ago

    Hey Ben, Your head is spinning right now,and your inner voice is an amateur psychologist. If you want it all back you need isolation,anger,and a good boxing coach.

  • Mr Snarks

    Mr Snarks

    Day ago

    Accepting the fact that lurching around the ring eating blows while looking for a knee to grab might not be the best strategy going forward would be the opposite of confirmation bias. Just sayin'.

  • Leopard Bra Brado

    Leopard Bra Brado

    Day ago

    The romans called..... they want their statue back.

  • Teacher Robin

    Teacher Robin

    Day ago

    Horrible defence! You have all the time in the world to grapple the guy ... why not expect that, since he knows you shoot? He was brilliant ... you were unprepared for that move! That was a heavy shot to your ear ... "Vestibular Signalling Posturing".

  • Ross Tiemann

    Ross Tiemann

    Day ago

    Seems like Ben keeps using the term "confirmation bias" incorrectly but it's okay lol. Great interview and new respect for him

  • Dhanz Nandiwardana

    Dhanz Nandiwardana

    Day ago

    that was a world record

  • kiwidadygirl


    Day ago

    Oh and Ariel is so friggin annoying. He really thought this would be a bigger deal to him than the Olympics? Smdh. To wrestlers that can even dream about smelling it the Olympics is everything.

  • Super Reigns

    Super Reigns

    Day ago

    It could happen to the best.It was not a fight...there was no fight...Ben just got unlucky and Masvidal did a great job

  • kiwidadygirl


    Day ago

    Still the GOAT. He will get one of the losers out of the rda/Edwards or Cory/Lawler and if he wins that fight he will be right there in position for a title shot. He got caught, oh well. I love Askren and he will get that belt.

  • gj Beaudry

    gj Beaudry

    Day ago

    Good loser!!! People take a lesson! Be humble when it's called for!!! I'm happy I got to see this because now I have a new found respect for Mr Askren! I'm now a huge fan!!!

  • Sodaney Ky

    Sodaney Ky

    Day ago

    He seems like a Doosh however I ain’t gonna hate on him . He lost o well took it like a man no shame in that . Better luck next time bro .

  • Ask to seduce Miss

    Ask to seduce Miss

    Day ago

    looks so cool

  • Joseph W.

    Joseph W.

    Day ago

    Very refreshing seeing this guy humbled.

  • Jon Berry

    Jon Berry

    Day ago

    This video is 26:52 longer than the fight lasted... too long?

  • Sonny Perez

    Sonny Perez

    Day ago

    Dent in his head 😂

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