ONE Championship champion Ben Askren to join the promotion’s management
He will step inside the cage for the last time against Shinya Aoki.
October 13, 2017
By James Chen
MMA fighter and current Welterweight Champion Ben Askren will be joining ONE Championship’s management after his final retirement fight.
Currently unbeaten in 18 pro MMA fights, he will step inside the cage for the last time when he tackles Japanese grappler Shinya Aoki at ONE: Immortal Pursuit. The event will be held in Singapore at the Singapore Indoor Stadium on Friday, 24 November 2017.
Said ONE Championship’s Chief Executive and Founder, Chatri Sityodtong, “We can use the competitive fire of Ben in the business world. Ben will join the competition management with Matt Hume and will be tasked to look for the best competitors in the planet, help with the matchmaking.”