Ben Askren

Ben Askren was a two-time NCAA wrestling champion for Missouri (2006-07) and a four-time NCAA championship finalist (2004-07). Askren made the 2008 Beijing Olympic Games in freestyle wrestling at 163 pounds. He compiled an 18-0 Mixed Martial Arts record, winning welterweight titles for ONE Fighting Championship and Bellator. Askren is a currently an owner and coach at Askren Wrestling Academy (AWA) in Hartland, Wisconsin. The academy is dedicated to helping young wrestlers achieve their goals.

Awards:

Year
2018
Award
George Tragos Award
Chapter/Region
National

All American Awards:

Season
2007
School
Missouri
Tournament
Division I
Weight
174
Place
1
Season
2006
School
Missouri
Tournament
Division I
Weight
174
Place
1
Season
2005
School
Missouri
Tournament
Division I
Weight
174
Place
2
Season
2004
School
Missouri
Tournament
Division I
Weight
174
Place
2

College Season Records:

Season
2007
School
Missouri
Class
Senior
Bouts
42
Wins
42
Losses
0
Ties
0
Falls
29
Win PCT.
100
Place
1st
Season
2006
School
Missouri
Class
Junior
Bouts
45
Wins
45
Losses
0
Ties
0
Falls
25
Win PCT.
100
Place
1st
Season
2005
School
Missouri
Class
Sophomore
Bouts
37
Wins
34
Losses
3
Ties
0
Falls
20
Win PCT.
91.89
Place
2nd
Season
2004
School
Missouri
Class
Freshman
Bouts
37
Wins
32
Losses
5
Ties
0
Falls
17
Win PCT.
86.49
Place
2nd
Season
Career
Bouts
161
Wins
153
Losses
8
Ties
0
Falls
91
Win PCT.
95.03

All Rankings:

Season
2007
Rank Date
10/18/2006
Weight
174
Rank
1
School
Missouri
Season
2007
Rank Date
11/27/2006
Weight
174
Rank
1
School
Missouri
Season
2007
Rank Date
12/11/2006
Weight
174
Rank
1
School
Missouri
Season
2007
Rank Date
01/08/2007
Weight
174
Rank
1
School
Missouri
Season
2007
Rank Date
01/17/2007
Weight
174
Rank
1
School
Missouri
Season
2007
Rank Date
01/29/2007
Weight
174
Rank
1
School
Missouri
Season
2007
Rank Date
02/05/2007
Weight
174
Rank
1
School
Missouri
Season
2007
Rank Date
02/13/2007
Weight
174
Rank
1
School
Missouri
Season
2007
Rank Date
02/19/2007
Weight
174
Rank
1
School
Missouri
Season
2006
Rank Date
11/11/2005
Weight
174
Rank
1
School
Missouri
Season
2006
Rank Date
11/22/2005
Weight
174
Rank
1
School
Missouri
Season
2006
Rank Date
12/22/2005
Weight
174
Rank
1
School
Missouri
Season
2006
Rank Date
01/17/2006
Weight
174
Rank
1
School
Missouri
Season
2006
Rank Date
02/02/2006
Weight
174
Rank
1
School
Missouri
Season
2006
Rank Date
02/21/2006
Weight
174
Rank
1
School
Missouri
Season
2006
Rank Date
03/06/2006
Weight
174
Rank
1
School
Missouri

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