Ben Askren Is Meeting With The UFC Monday But Dana White Says They Aren’t Signing Him

It was confirmed today that Bellator welterweight champion, Ben Askrenl is meeting with UFC executives in Vegas on Monday to discuss his MMA future. But UFC President Dana White said they still have no interest in signing him despite Askren being the most sought after free agent on the market.

He is scheduled to meet with UFC chairman and CEO Lorenzo Fertitta Monday, UFC president Dana White confirmed after sources revealed he would be meeting with them. While White says he won’t physically be at the meeting, but he will be joining them via telephone.

White had this to say regarding the matter:

“We’re gonna meet with him on Monday. We’re just not going to sign him. He can go to World Series of Fighting where there’s actually some competition for him. There’s no competition for him at that other place [Bellator]. At least at WSOF he can get some competition and test himself.”

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