Ben Askren May Be Considering Retirement According To Anthony Pettis

Bellator welterweight champion, Ben Askren may be considering the possibility of retirement as he looks to sort out his contract situation with his employers and the possibility of signing with the UFC, that is according to his close friend and team mate, Anthony Pettis.

While discussing the successes of his teammates, Pettis opened up about Askren and had this to say:

“One guy who is on the main stage, ready, is Ben Askren. He’s stuck between Bellator and the UFC, thinking about retiring. He’s one of the best guys I’ve ever trained with…I don’t want to see him get lost between organizations.”

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