Ben Askren & Scott Coker Have A Twitter Spat

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Former Bellator Welterweight Champion and One Championship Welterweight Champion Ben Askren makes his UFC debut early next year against former UFC Welterweight Champion Robbie Lawler at UFC 233.

A story recently surfaced stating that Askren had turned down an opportunity to fight in the Bellator Welterweight World Grand Prix, which is something the fighter denied via Twitter:

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Bellator MMA President Scott Coker, who was part of the story Askren responded to, would issue the following statement on twitter, which set off the spat between the two:

 

 

 

 

UFC 233 takes place on Saturday, January 26 from the Honda Center in Anaheim, California with Henry Cejudo and TJ Dillashaw headlining. Fightful is providing live coverage of the event, with a post-show podcast to follow.

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