The UFC Gives Ben Askren An Awesome Valentine's Day Gift


Former Bellator MMA & One Championship Welterweight Champion Ben Askren makes his UFC debut next month at UFC 235, facing former UFC Welterweight Champion Robbie Lawler.

Askren would take to Twitter yesterday to question why the UFC has a placeholder image for his graphic for the bout against Lawler:

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That would lead to the UFC “fixing” that placeholder image for Askren, which the promotion would reveal via Twitter:


The fighter would be pleased with the new changes, which would lead to the following Twitter exchanges with the UFC:



It wouldn’t be over yet between fighter and promotion, because the UFC would up the ante in a big way, giving the soon to be debuting Askren an awesome Valentine's Day gift:


Which would please Askren:


UFC 235 takes place on Saturday, March 2 from the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada with Jon Jones and Anthony Smith headlining. Fightful is providing live coverage of the event, with a post-show podcast to follow.

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