Ben Askren looks back at KO loss vs. Jorge Masvidal | Ariel Helwani’s MMA Show


Ben Askren joins Ariel Helwani’s MMA Show to look back at his knockout loss to Jorge Masvidal at UFC 239 in Las Vegas. Askren says he doesn’t have memory of the knockout, but has watched it. Askren believes he would’ve earned a title shot with a win, but doesn’t think that Masvidal will get one vs. Kamaru Usman despite the flying knee knockout.
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  • Almighty Warkloud

    Almighty Warkloud

    Il y a 17 heures

    Moral of the story: Dont be talking shit to a real mofo!!! #GOODNIGHT BEN

  • Z W

    Z W

    Il y a 17 heures

    Lol i like this guy

  • bp


    Il y a 21 heure

    He is living in his own world!

  • miamimagicians magician miami

    miamimagicians magician miami

    Il y a 21 heure

    Great guy... love to see him comeback

  • Joonas Pollanen

    Joonas Pollanen

    Il y a 22 heures

    Espn how about fuck you fot the ads

  • jamil quinto

    jamil quinto

    Il y a 22 heures

    Most people didn't know this, but Askren donated a portion of his prize money to charity (opponent missed weight)

  • rhoye yumol

    rhoye yumol

    Il y a 23 heures

    Very disrespectful, interview while eating c’mon guys, he just wants to show that he doesn’t care you at all 😁🤣 nah! Reverse psychology of showing you that he is not affected haha but deep inside you can see in his eyes his sorrow 🤙🏽

  • Chez Upkins

    Chez Upkins

    Il y a jour

    Didnt care for Ben that much but after this interview I'm a fan now. He absolutely handled this interview well, big ups to you my brotha

  • Danny Anderson

    Danny Anderson

    Il y a jour

    Damn everyone happy he got knocked out 🤔🤔🤔🤔

  • J C

    J C

    Il y a jour

    “Super Necessary” - Masvidel

  • nishant7780


    Il y a jour

    well he has heart, for sure.

  • Tommy Vise

    Tommy Vise

    Il y a jour

    In one interview this man went from the most humiliating loss in UFC history to being one of the most admired fighters of all time!

  • r Negoro

    r Negoro

    Il y a jour

    He should have sidestepped, but he is too conditioned to duck and takedown which is weak against knees. There are two aspects of mma you must master : ground and low kicks and knees.

  • Saga Manic

    Saga Manic

    Il y a jour

    Before this interview, I did not like this guy. Now, I want him to run for President. My lord, here are your sunglasses...

  • Makhulu Mapogo

    Makhulu Mapogo

    Il y a jour

    Ariel is known to be a very emotional man Watch your words with him or you will make him cry

  • Life messer upper

    Life messer upper

    Il y a jour

    What choice did he have but to be humble. He made a couple of decent points though. I think he missed Jorje’s point about how the trash talking motivated him. I’m sure what he means is the trash talking made him want to hurt and brutally punish Ben and take pleasure in doing so. Ben was completely correct about the title shot. For Dana to not come in the cage after that performance and immediately say “Jorge, you’ve got the title shot” basically says “don’t hold your breath buddy. you do not have the title shot.”

  • Emmie Gemmie

    Emmie Gemmie

    Il y a jour


  • Leon Travers

    Leon Travers

    Il y a jour

    What a sound chap. Quality.

  • Jamie Yyggtt&dz

    Jamie Yyggtt&dz

    Il y a jour

    5 seconds Ben? Actually 2, your mind still scrambled 😜

  • julio luna

    julio luna

    Il y a jour

    Serious air time on the flying knee?....😂😂😂.

  • Xavier Hall

    Xavier Hall

    Il y a jour

    How is he going to say he's never been rocked or hurt. Jorge or Robby give him amnesia?

  • Jordan Conde

    Jordan Conde

    Il y a jour

    "Hey dana is that the best u got?" Ben vs RDA next?

  • Michael Nishimura

    Michael Nishimura

    Il y a jour

    From the comments it looks like he took a dub. Humility isn't easy.

  • Belly Flop

    Belly Flop

    Il y a jour

    Ariel is not very fun.

  • iKingRoman


    Il y a jour

    Please check out myjorge masvidal all knockouts compilation

  • Nick Diaz

    Nick Diaz

    Il y a jour

    Ben cant fight. Boom Roasted!

  • Joseph Garcia

    Joseph Garcia

    Il y a jour

    alotta these “new fans” sound like bots

  • erfansvideos


    Il y a jour

    A true champ accepts a lose a moves on. Ben’s the man! He’ll come back after this and surprise us all 💪👍

  • John G

    John G

    Il y a jour

    Nice that he gives small credit to Masvidal's knee but definitely shmoozed over it. You were in the ring with a killer you took lightly. You were cocky. You're an mma fighter who actually has no business being in an Octagon with someone like Jorge. Your a wrestler period. Damn good at what you do but you best retire before a ref pulls someone off you again.

  • Light Walker

    Light Walker

    Il y a jour

    Ben won against Robbie Lawler on a bad call, and declined to acknowledge it or offer a rematch. Ben was getting his butt handed to him and won on a bad call. He is a nice enough family man however his disrespect to RL and JM and his passive aggression shtick is thin.......

  • Reign Relic

    Reign Relic

    Il y a jour

    He should do a rematch. If he wins he could gain more then what he could of gained if he would of won the first time.

  • Cloud Striker

    Cloud Striker

    Il y a jour

    THIS is how you need to be, AFTER a loss, if you are cunt piece of shit, MASSIVE TRASH TALKER. Good man. I enjoy watching this guy 110%. He is an absolute catchy bastard when he speaks.... he is just Entertaining man. I hated this dude's guts before the KO..

  • hariss


    Il y a jour

    And stilll your fan

  • C Los

    C Los

    Il y a jour

    This dude got knocked the F out son..........Jorge would of demolished this dude if it had gone past the 5 seconds. Did him a favor by ended it so fast....

  • Joe Terzano

    Joe Terzano

    Il y a 2 jours

    Askren is the fighter UFC needs. Builds up a fight, humble in losing, no doping and a decent all around dude. Masvidal perpetuates the thug image that makes MMA look like “thugary”.

  • Joel Garay

    Joel Garay

    Il y a 2 jours

    When he said “I was about to fulfill a lot of dreams and I fail to do that” lol another way to say it is to say Jorge Masvidal put a stop to your dreams. LOL Ben Askren been asscaned 🤙

  • naco 78

    naco 78

    Il y a 2 jours

    Now. All. Humble. And. Shit. Lol !

  • chicken wing

    chicken wing

    Il y a 2 jours

    Helwani would do the US a favor by going back home to Lebanon

  • Rush Studio

    Rush Studio

    Il y a 2 jours

    Much Respect for Ben Askren,

  • Danny K

    Danny K

    Il y a 2 jours

    he got moved from the core lol

  • Usian potika

    Usian potika

    Il y a 2 jours

    he looks like a cool nice guy.. always ☺

  • Cheryl Shamiss

    Cheryl Shamiss

    Il y a 2 jours

    Dudes actin like he don't care but it's literally eating him alive

  • Elevated Status

    Elevated Status

    Il y a jour

    He should be in acting not mma. Lol

  • Tyrone Ranson

    Tyrone Ranson

    Il y a 2 jours

    People praising Askren more than Masvidal. MMA community is messed up.

  • clumpyify


    Il y a jour

    Tyrone Ranson I like masvidal but he seems to hate askren for not much of a reason and even in the post interview saying he's going to beat him if he sees him, if masvidal was a decent dude he would not say that shit he should be happy he won the fight

  • Truthbringer -

    Truthbringer -

    Il y a 2 jours

    He's still calling him George Masvidal. Fuck em.

  • Mr. Corleone

    Mr. Corleone

    Il y a 2 jours

    Jordan Borrough: there’s levels to this Ben...... Jorge Masvidal: hold my beer Jordan 😎😎😎

  • Licht Schluusseln

    Licht Schluusseln

    Il y a 2 jours

    Inside the cage Masvidal is a professional fighter,but outside the cage he is a cheap troublemaker.

  • jsaund02


    Il y a 2 jours

    Uhhh... Robbie hit him hard!! Forget about that?

  • juggernuts1000


    Il y a 2 jours

    i like ben askren, he is actually a nice guy. jorge on the other hand, talks a lot of crap and hate towards ben, i honestly dont understand why. like even after the fight jorge said he will slap him? really? just because ben said he will dominate you? even jorge knew he went too far and this is why he said in the press conference that askren was talking about his nationallity, which didnt happen and is just a lie, just to justify him bullying askren. i think askren was kinda right, jorge hates him so much because he see him as some white guy that came into UFC and dares to talk about him. bisping called jorge bitch straight into his face and jorge didnt do shit. why? but askren said he will dominate and thats it? all hell broke loose? come on jorge. we see whats going on. you see askren as a nerdy white guy that you can bully around and finding excuses to just be a bully.

  • Kaleb Peffers

    Kaleb Peffers

    Il y a 2 jours this is the only guy who could've taken that shot that Askren took

  • John Doe

    John Doe

    Il y a 2 jours

    $210,000 for 5 seconds, that’s an hourly rate of $151M. Not too bad for hard days work.

  • dave sagar

    dave sagar

    Il y a 2 jours

    what an annoying dude !! the talking the body the hair ? good job gorge this joke has to go !!

  • Truth Seeker

    Truth Seeker

    Il y a 2 jours

    I don’t sleep in on Sundays because that is the morning I worship God with friends and family but I guess Ben unfortunately doesn’t understand the glory and magnitude of God.

  • Ed Reyes

    Ed Reyes

    Il y a 2 jours

    Glad you're ok Ben.

  • Alejandro Muñoz

    Alejandro Muñoz

    Il y a 2 jours

    Man, this is an example!

  • bizim eller

    bizim eller

    Il y a 2 jours

    I did not like ben's antics before the fight, but I believe he would beat jorge anytime, this was very lucky shot.

  • Shino Pe

    Shino Pe

    Il y a 2 jours

    hes acting like hes okay, but his eyes tell a different story. Theres a deep sadness there.

  • Alexander


    Il y a 2 jours

    Haters making me laugh. This dude is a heel. Gullible fucks.

  • Donald Tapia

    Donald Tapia

    Il y a 2 jours

    Mad respect for Ben now. He used to bug me big-time. But can only respect a man for maning up like this. Not only for just showing up to talk, But also for being so honest and frank. Was actually rooting against him before this. Now kinda Actually like the dude! Lol

  • A Salas

    A Salas

    Il y a 2 jours

    When do you recall ordering a 3pc and a soda?

  • sillyrabbit77


    Il y a 2 jours

    Great interview. Add me to the fan club list please.

  • Eoin C

    Eoin C

    Il y a 2 jours

    Welcome back to Earth Ben! How was your astral travelling?

  • bp


    Il y a 21 heure

    Eoin C The man has an excellent score of 19: 1, and the people will remind him of this defeat

  • Dave Mitchell

    Dave Mitchell

    Il y a 2 jours

    Wife: how was work? Ben: not too bad, got a knee to the head. I'm fiiiiine. Wife: oh my god!!! Ben: want to go to the pool?? What a dude!

  • Jahlil Jones

    Jahlil Jones

    Il y a 2 jours


  • George L

    George L

    Il y a 2 jours

    😂🤣😂🤣 well, he didn't fight at all, the last thing he could do is go and do what he does best, open his mouth 😂🤣😂😂😂😂

  • Deep hug

    Deep hug

    Il y a 2 jours

    Why hate him dude he did nth wrong he said straight facts

  • Toussaint Louverture

    Toussaint Louverture

    Il y a 2 jours

    Still calling him "George" 😂😂😂

  • Geno Piccinini

    Geno Piccinini

    Il y a 2 jours

    Thats how a man handles a loss... "He kicked my ass"

  • Adam Leo Dvorak

    Adam Leo Dvorak

    Il y a 2 jours

    say what you want about ben but he is a true champion. he will be back. respect

  • telemetryz


    Il y a 2 jours

    You never got your face down by his penis fast enough.

  • ThumbWiggler


    Il y a 3 jours

    What's so hard for Benito to just apologize and become friends? They both seem like cool guys.

  • Blake Michon

    Blake Michon

    Il y a 3 jours

    This dude needs to be a motivational speaker or Therapist haha great dude really. Didnt really care for him but this interview shows his true colors. I like him.