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170 - Ben Askren - 4/14/2021

The Jim Rome Podcast

Ben Askren on his mindset going into the fight against Jake Paul, why he's not intimidated and doesn't think the Paul Brothers are funny or talented, his immense respect for Freddie Roach, and how he turned a bad moment into a teachable moment.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

39mins

14 Apr 2021

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Ben Askren

Wild Ride! with Steve-O

Wether he's wrestling in the olympics, fighting in the UFC, or playing disc golf, Ben Askren is a high level competitive athlete. We had a rad time talking crypto, UFC and his upcoming boxing match against YouTuber Jake Paul.Sponsors: Go to http://manscaped.com/STEVEO​ for 20% off with free shipping See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

53mins

12 Apr 2021

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How to Reduce Fear with Olympian Ben Askren / COMBAT

Spartan Up! - A Spartan Race for the Mind!

“Release your ego from the outcome,” says Olympian Ben Askren.   This episode of the Spartan Up Combat Series is hosted by Joe De Sena and Colonel Nye, as they talk with Ben about reducing fear, the ego and how to live with no regrets. In this episode, you’ll learn... -The value of hard work: Ben only took off 7 days during his entire high school career -Ego and the impact on stress -How to become unstoppable by creating a niche -Planning vs following a plan and when to adhere to each -Three actions you can take to reduce performance-related fear About Ben Ben Askren grew up in Hartland, Wisconson. He was introduced to wrestling age six by his father but didn't take the sport seriously until joining a wrestling club in fifth grade. From there, Ben's love for the sport and success within it hit new levels. Ben reached high school and dominated his weight class at a state level. In 2002, he joined the University of Missouri, a team that had just claimed it's first NCAA Big 12 title (thanks to future friend and fellow MMA fighter Tyron Woodley). Here Ben would help the program reach new levels. His NCAA career consisted of a 157-8 overall record. His final two years were dominant with an 87-0 record capped by back-to-back national championships (2006 & 2007). Ben was a four-time all-American, and two-time recipient of the Dan Hodge Trophy (the college wrestling equivalent of the Heisman). His next big accomplishment was defeating the national runner-up Tyrone Lewis at the US Olympic Trials in Las Vegas to secure a spot on the 2008 US Olympic Team. In Beijing, Ben competed in the 74 kg. weight class, where he would open his first match with a win via pin. Ben was eliminated in the following round with a loss to Cuba's Ivan Fundora. Follow Ben on Twitter, Instagram and his website -@BenAskren -BenAskren.Com SPONSOR This episode of Spartan Up! is brought to you by Eurofins.  Go to EmpowerDXLab.Com/Spartan and use the code ‘Spartan’ for 15% savings. This episode of Spartan Up! is brought to you by Orgain.  New subscribers save 30% at Orgain.Com/Pages/Spartan.  SUBSCRIBE: Apple Podcasts: http://bit.ly/SpartanUpShow YouTube: http://bit.ly/SpartanUpYT Google Play: http://bit.ly/SpartanUpPlay FOLLOW US: Spartan Combat: https://www.instagram.com/spartancombat/ Spartan Up on Instagram https://www.instagram.com/spartanuppodcast/ Spartan Up on Twitter https://twitter.com/SpartanUpPod Find out more at https://spartancombat.com/ © 2021 Spartan

43mins

10 Apr 2021

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E15 Ben Askren ZOOMS In to Talk Fighting; Kevin is Back with "Helped!"

The Jason Ellis Show

Join Ben Askren and the boys for another episode of The Jason Ellis Show where they get deep into fighting and Kevin brings us another edition of "Helped!" Jason, Kevin, & Michael give some pretty usable advice. Don't miss it! -- Thank you to our sponsors: Onnit: Go to Onnit.com/ELLIS for 10% OFF your order now! LiquidDeath: Go to LiquidDeath.com and MURDER your thirst! ShipStation: Go to ShipStation.com and use promo code: ELLIS to get a 60-day FREE trial! Keeps: Visit Keeps.com/ELLIS to receive first month of treatment for FREE! Cool-Ven: Go to Cool-Ven.com and enter code: ELLIS for 10% OFF LeanFeast: Go to LeanFeast.com use code: ELLIS for 10% OFF Adam&Eve: Visit AdamAndEve.com and use code: ELLIS for 10 FREE gifts! -- To watch this episode in video subscribe here: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCioxyKNRYJhYFCi85Nvnn3g Website: www.theJasonEllis.com Patreon: www.patreon.com/ellismate -- Jason Ellis @wolfmate Ben Askren @benaskren Katie Ellis @underwearwolf Michael Tully @tullywood Kevin Kraft @kevinkraftSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

1hr 34mins

31 Mar 2021

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Ben Askren on fighting Jake Paul, Snoop Dogg betting $2 million against him, WWE wanting to sign him

Insight with Chris Van Vliet

Ben Askren is a retired UFC fighter, amateur wrestler, and podcaster. He joins Chris Van Vliet from his home in Hartland, Wisconsin before his boxing match with Jake Paul on April 17. He talks about why Jake chose him as his opponent, training with Freddie Roach, his retirement from UFC, Jake's comments about his wife, what he remembers from the fight with Jorge Masvidal, his passion for BitCoin, WWE's interest in him, and his trip to the Performance Center, Dana White's $1 million bet on this fight, Snoop Dogg wanting to make it a $2 million bet, wanting to fight Logan Paul if he wins this and much more!If you enjoyed this episode, could I ask you to please consider leaving a short review on Apple Podcast/iTunes? It takes less than a minute and makes a huge difference in helping to spread the word about the show and also to convince some hard-to-get guests. For more information about Chris and INSIGHT go to https://chrisvanvliet.com Follow CVV on social media: Instagram:instagram.com/ChrisVanVlietTwitter:twitter.com/ChrisVanVlietFacebook:facebook.com/ChrisVanVlietYouTube:youtube.com/ChrisVanVliet Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

39mins

22 Mar 2021

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#64: Ben Askren California Trip Update And Bitcoin Crypto Update.

Funky Crypto Podcast

Ben Askren of the UFC and John Kim of the Litecoin Foundation talk about interesting events in bitcoin and cryptocurrency space.

36mins

20 Mar 2021

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Ben Askren (Guest) - EP #117

Real Quick With Mike Swick Podcast

Former Bellator Welterweight Champion, former ONE Welterweight Champion, former UFC Welterweight, two-time NCAA Division I National champion, 2008 Olympian, podcaster, and entrepreneur, Ben Askren, Skypes in for today’s show. He and Mike talk about why it doesn't matter if Jake Paul is a good boxer, how Conor McGregor has changed, Scott Coker’s beef with Ben, what Ben and The Undertaker have in common, Ben’s fight camp plans, the low leg kick Renaissance, bitcoin, and much more! Don't forget we post NINE HOURS EARLIER on YouTube so be sure to hit that subscribe button and click the bell for notifications so you can watch the episodes as soon as they are released!Watch the taping of this episode here: https://youtu.be/H-X4sqNJ0SUBe sure and check out all the clips and highlights of The Real Quick With Mike Swick Podcast at the official clip account, Quick Swick Clips:http://www.youtube.com/c/QuickSwickClipsPlease check out our sponsors and save: AKA Thailand, The Worlds Premier Luxury Training Resort. Save 10% now by booking online at https://akathailand.com !Go to https://www.manscaped.com and use Promo Code: “Quick” to save 20% and get free shipping!Timestamps:1:32 Ben and The Undertaker have a lot in common6:11 The opportunity to beat up Jake Paul was too good to pass up8:17 Why it doesn't even matter if Jake Paul is good13:30 It's absurd for Jake to think he'll knock Ben out18:27 Scott Coker's beef with Ben20:27 The two main problems Jake Paul will have in the ring23:34 Conor McGregor without the shit talking isn’t really Conor25:53 The low leg kick Renaissance 30:15 Everyone hates Jake and Logan Paul32:59 Ben’s plans for his fight camp38:28 This is the best time in history to visit Thailand42:32 Ben’s wife isn’t used to social media trolls44:06 The Diaz brothers have more rabid fans than the Pauls45:06 Just a few of the ways Ben's fight with Jake Paul could end47:35 Ben's plans for the cash from his big paydayBusiness E-mail: Info@MikeSwick.comFollow:Ben Askren: https://www.instagram.com/benaskren https://twitter.com/benaskren https://www.facebook.com/benaskrenMike Swick:http://www.Instagram.com/Mike_Swick http://www.twitter.com/OfficialSwick http://www.Facebook.com/MikeSwickMike Swick is a 15-time UFC veteran and a former top contender in two weight divisions. He is also the founder and CEO of the AKA Thailand super gym in Phuket, as well as the owner of Swick Savage™ and Savage Life Media™. Follow Us: http://www.youtube.com/c/RealQuickwMikeSwickPodcast http://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/real-quick-w-mike-swick-podcast/id1268441670 http://soundcloud.com/RealQuickPodcast http://Instagram.com/RealQuickWithMikeSwick http://Twitter.com/RQMSPodcast​​https://www.stitcher.com/s?fid=408915&refid=stprHost: Mike SwickGuest: Ben AskrenProduced & Directed by: Mike Swick Filmed & Edited by: Greg BluntClips and Marketing by: Evan ShomanMusic Producer: Benny YoungbahtMusic: Danny BunnathongArtwork: Simon NethertonFor more info about AKA Thailand:http://AKAThailand.com https://www.youtube.com/c/AKAThailandGym http://Instagram.com/AKAThailand http://Facebook.com/AKAThailandGym http://Twitter.com/AKAThailandThank you for listening!

50mins

2 Feb 2021

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Ben Askren: Mindset of a Champion, Resilience & Performance

Master Mind, Body and Spirit

Ben Askren is a two time NCAA Division 1 Wrestling Champion, Olympian and he's been an MMA champion in two organizations and competed in the UFC. ✅Join our community and get cutting edge tips and tools for human optimization, health, wellness, and personal development 👉http://www.mattbelair.com ✅ Support the show for as little as $1 http://www.patreon.com/mattbelair & http://bit.ly/matthewbelair 🎉🙌 ✅ Download a free "How to Lucid Dream Book" 📚and hypnotic http://linktr.ee/mattbelair ✅ Share this episode if you loved it and help spread the vibe! ❤️🐝 ✅ End Self Sabotage, Overwhelm and Victim Mentality and Experience Authentic Empowerment with the Soul Compass Online Program Free for all Academy members! 👉http://bit.ly/mindbodyspirit21 Ben's Website: http://www.benaskren.com/ 🌟 Subscribe 💫 Podcast: http://goo.gl/1euQe7 YouTube: https://goo.gl/Mz7Ngg Ben Askren is a two time NCAA Division 1 Wrestling Champion. He's represented the United States at the 2008 Summer Olympics in Beijing. He's been an MMA champion in two organizations and competed in the UFC. Through it all, He’s  gained valuable insights on conquering the fear of failure, digging into your hidden will power, and rising into your maximum level of performance. Going to the Olympics Winning two MMA championships Overcome fear of starting Empathy and work ethic Taking responsibility for success or failure Focus on the things that actually matter Why it takes practice Why wrestlers have an advantage The best and worst tool Finding the zone Dealing with failure and adversity Stockdale Paradox From good to great book When to innovate When to Pivot When to Dig In If you like the show please share, do an act of kindness, and become a patron here http://www.patreon.com/mattbelair THANK YOU! About Me: ======== Master your mind, body, and spirit with Matt Belair and world-renowned leaders today! This unique show features candid conversations with experts in personal development, spirituality, and human optimization. Each episode is another key to help you unlock your infinite potential and assist you on your path to self-mastery! You will discover the best tips, tools, and technologies to master your mind; plus the science, principles, and practices to master your body. Finally, you will dive into the deepest depths of yourself, life, the universe and the pursuit of discovering who you really are, and consciously creating the life of your dreams! Explore timeless spiritual lessons and ancient teachings. Let go of any limitations and discover all of the tools to dramatically improve your health, well-being, and mindset! https://mattbelair.com/bio/ May Love, Joy, Passion, Peace, and Prosperity fill your life! Namaste 🙏 👉 For top rated video podcast, coaching, speaking, media and consulting inquiries contact me. 📧 - Email Me:  Matt@ZenAthlete.com 📝 - Contact Me: https://mattbelair.com/contact/ Follow Social Media ================ ➤ : - Instagram: http://bit.ly/Instagram-MatthewBelair ➤ : - Twitter: http://bit.ly/Twitter-MatthewBelair HashTags ======== #BenAskren #Mindset #HighPerformanceMindset #SportPsychology #Excellence ™Matthew Belair - OFFICIAL

47mins

15 Oct 2020

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DC & Helwani: UFC 252 Aftermath feat. Ben Askren

DC & RC

Former UFC fighter Ben Askren joins Ariel to explain why Daniel Cormier’s five-round loss at UFC 252 shouldn’t affect his legacy. The guys then talk about the fight’s controversial eye pokes, if they believe DC will really call it quits, and Stipe Miocic’s place among the greatest of all time. Plus, a complicated heavyweight picture and Jon Jones’ place in it (31:58), Sean O’Malley’s falter (41:24) and Paige VanZant’s newest opportunity (58:10).

1hr 9mins

17 Aug 2020

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DC & Helwani: Final Fight Week, Ben Askren Joins

DC & RC

Days before the final fight of his UFC career, Daniel Cormier joins Ariel to discuss the crazy journey that’s led to this moment, Khabib’s advice for him and adjustments he’s made since last fighting Stipe Miocic for the heavyweight belt. Then, former UFC fighter Ben Askren fills in for DC to talk about what’s next in the UFC’s heavyweight division (26:15), Chris Weidman’s first win in three years (36:00), the speculation around Tyron Woodley vs. Colby Covington (1:01:00) and much more.

1hr 10mins

10 Aug 2020

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