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MMA Fighter/Disc Golfer

Postby disc junkie » Sat Apr 09, 2011 10:46 pm

I thought this was pretty cool when I found this out earlier today and I think other mma/dg fans will think the same.

Ben Askren who is the Bellator Welterweight Champion is also a sponsored player by Discraft. Ive been watching Askren even before he was an MMA fighter back when he was just a westler and thought it was cool to find out he is a golfer as well.

http://www.discraft.com/team_askren.html
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Re: MMA Fighter/Disc Golfer

Postby ferretdance03 » Sun Apr 10, 2011 7:54 am

I saw the article in the recent pDGA rag and thought the same thing, pretty cool.
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Re: MMA Fighter/Disc Golfer

Postby BrotherDave » Sun Apr 10, 2011 2:22 pm

He's still just a wrestler, more or less. But he's a damn good one and good wrestling trumps all in US MMA.
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Re: MMA Fighter/Disc Golfer

Postby sunspot » Sun Apr 10, 2011 5:21 pm

Nobody should ever steal his discs.
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Re: MMA Fighter/Disc Golfer

Postby keltik » Sun Apr 10, 2011 7:51 pm

sunspot wrote:Nobody should ever steal his discs.


If they can out run him they should be okay.
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Re: MMA Fighter/Disc Golfer

Postby BLURR » Tue Apr 12, 2011 7:55 pm

I actually had the privilege to play a couple of rounds with him a couple of years ago at the DSM Challenge. Pretty nice guy. And his girlfriend(now wife I do believe) is nice too.
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