A competitor from a young age, Ben Askren silenced the doubt throughout his career. A product of Wisconsin wrestling, Askren was a two-time Wisconsin state champion. Askren dominated his collegiate competition becoming a four time National finalist, and two time National Champion at the University of Missouri. Ben took to the international stage representing our country at the 2008 Olympic games.
Following his international career, Askren began his professional MMA career, as well as, Askren Wrestling Academy in his home state of Wisconsin. A true man of the sport, Ben’s impact is felt daily as a coach. Ben’s passion and drive to not only grow the sport, but simultaneously influence those within the community deeply align with the core values at RUDIS.