Darren Until rushes Ben Askren at UFC London Q&A as rivalry continues to warmth up.
It’s no secret. Ben Askren and Darren Until will not be buddies and have had an ongoing social media beef since Askren joined the UFC in October of final yr. Gasoline has solely been added to the hearth since Askren’s airplane touched down in London earlier this week. Askren saved his promise, saying as soon as his struggle with Robbie Lawler was over he was catching a flight to London to confront the winner of Darren Until and Jorge Masvidal.
Issues received wild as Ben Askren was answering questions at a fan Q&A which was happening earlier than the UFC London ceremonial weigh-ins. “What are your ideas on a Robbie Lawler rematch,” requested a fan. Former ONE and Bellator champion Askren responded: “I don’t need to do it, I need to struggle Darren Until, he’s proper again there.”
Moments later Until, who was ready to weigh-in backstage, heard what Askren needed to say and bum-rushed the stage in an try to get to Askren with double center fingers out saying “[expletive] Ben Askren.”
Askren, in very Askren trend, had a response for Until’s uproar on his Twitter web page following the chaos.
Askren, coming off a submission victory of Lawler at UFC 235, hasn’t budged from his place saying all alongside he needs the winner of Until and Masvidal. Askren nevertheless, thinks Until is a greater model of Masvidal and can management Masvidal anyplace the struggle goes predicting Until to return out victorious.
Until is seeking to get again within the win column after Tyron Woodley submitted him with a brabo choke throughout their welterweight title struggle in September of final yr at UFC 228. Woodley is Askren’s former school wrestling teammate, MMA coaching companion and longtime buddy making this rivalry all of the extra sweeter.