PODCAST Ep. 036 - Ben Askren - Kill Cliff

PODCAST Ep. 036 - Ben Askren

Ben Askren is our guest on the 36th edition of the Kill Cliff Podcast. Ben was a 2x state championship high school wrestler, 4x All-American at the University of Missouri where he won 87 matches in a row over his junior and senior year, wrestled for the United States at the 2008 Summer Olympics in Bejing, made his way up the MMA ranks, and is now fighting in UFC. 

Ben and host Mark Zinno go over Ben's childhood, his early memories as a wrestler, his dominance in high school wrestling, being disappointed early in his college recruiting process, winning 87 matches in a row at Missouri, making the 2008 Olympic team, his transition to MMA, his debut in the UFC against former welterweight champion Robbie Lawler at UFC 235, and more.