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ASKREN'S RETIREMENT

Helwani's MMA thoughts: Askren's complicated legacy, bright future

Askren evolved into a needle-mover who was classy in defeat and whose insight would be valuable as an analyst.

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Right to the end, Ben Askren's belief in himself and his style never wavered

Ben Askren's approach and actions during his last fight are emblematic of the legacy he'll leave behind.

LEGACY QUESTIONS

How will Ben Askren be remembered in MMA?

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FIGHT NIGHT

UFC Fight Night Sao Paulo: Who's next for Blachowicz, Shogun, Oliveira?

Charles Oliveira won his sixth straight in impressive fashion, so who's next for him and other key fighters?

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