Askren Will Fight for One FC Welterweight Gold in Debut

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Former Bellator Welterweight champion “Funky” Ben Askren (12-0) has announced that his debut in One FC will come in a title match against the winner of the One FC 14: War of Nations, main event, inaugural Welterweight title bout between Brock Larsen (37-7) and Nobutatsu Suzuki (10-1-2).

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Bellator 97- in Rio Rancho Double Title Fight Main Event

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A ACL injury has forced season 7 Lightweight tournament winner Dave Jansen (19-2) out of his Bellator 96 Title shot against Micheal Chandler (11-0). Chandler will instead make his second title defense at Bellator 97 against season 8 tournament winner Dave “The Caveman” Rickles (14-1).

This now means that two title will be on the line July 31 at the Santa Ana Star Center in Rio Rancho, New Mexico; as “Funky” Ben Askren (11-0) will defend the Bellator Welterweight title against season 7 tournament winner Andrey “Spartan” Koreshkov.

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