HomeFight Videos Ben Askren vs. Douglas Lima Fight Video Bellator 64 Bruno April 6, 2012 Fight Videos 38 Comments Bellator Fighting Championships 64 MMA fight videos of Ben Askren vs. Douglas Lima. Tweet Pin It Chris Horodecki vs. Mike Richman Fight Video Bellator 64 UFC Primetime Video – Jones vs. Evans Fight Preview 38 Comments Buster Hymen April 7, 2012 Say what you will…. Askren knows how to impose his will. The guy can roll. Log in to Reply left jab April 7, 2012 that askren guy is gay…..so boring. his ground and pound is even boring Log in to Reply woah April 7, 2012 well… that was boring as hell. Log in to Reply yk April 7, 2012 white guy is very unexciting fighter, he should think that how spectators will be fun watching his fight. Log in to Reply barn April 7, 2012 Lima looked like he gassed early. Askren is a god damn honey badger. First fight by him that I really enjoyed. just broke him. Log in to Reply csari0 April 7, 2012 Askren really knows how to make a fight boring… pillow punches.. and blanketing his opponents… great MMA fighter! Log in to Reply ace April 7, 2012 boring Log in to Reply zebo13 April 7, 2012 For years I hated on lay and pray or ground and pound fighters, and I originally couldn’t stand Askren, but for some reason I could watch him slowly and methodically get guys down and completely dominate any position they get in to his advantage all day. Its incredible, never seen anything like his take downs and reversals and just complete ownage of all on the ground. Log in to Reply bob hopeless April 7, 2012 good work, ben. funny that the crowd was booing. what did they expect, hearns vs hagler 2? Log in to Reply Yh3d00d April 7, 2012 Very legit Champion.. I like Bellator, I wonder how much longer until the UFC buys them out. Log in to Reply j-me April 7, 2012 he can roll, He is still boring as hell to watch. Log in to Reply Pope April 7, 2012 I found out who won the fight when I saw that it required two videos to show it all. Log in to Reply Murell April 7, 2012 Wow,if Askren improves his striking he will be a Force. if Askren wants you down, your going down. Log in to Reply emrb April 7, 2012 Absolute Dominance by Ben. The thing is, I get that he isn’t as immediately exciting as a KO/Get KO’d guy like Wandy or Chuck, but what he does is pretty damned amazing. It is harder to totally dominate a top competitor for 5 full rounds than it is to land a bomb or two and knock them out. Even lucky duffers manage that from time to time. Ben’s takedowns, scrambles, submission defense, balance, and cardio are a thing of beauty to watch. This was one of his very best performances yet. When he gets better at JJ (and he will) he will be an even worse nightmare for his opponents. Major Props to you, Ben! Well done! Log in to Reply greengiant April 7, 2012 ben will never be great in the big show.he will get koed or subbed fast. Log in to Reply Lando April 7, 2012 lol…that dude sucks. I’ve never seen such slow-motion ground and pound. Lima just gave up. He had so many chances to get up, but he decided to lay there and be defensive. Log in to Reply thecyclops April 7, 2012 Gawd I cannot wait for Askren to get KO’d.What a boring fighter,even the announcer said”When the fans are booing,Askren knows he is winning” REALLY??? If that is his attitude and fight style,he will have little to no fans and when he finally does find someone who actually has great TDD,he is gonna look silly.Silly enough that hopefully we will never hear from him again. Log in to Reply glenn April 7, 2012 ben is relentless,he always pressure pressure pressure until you breakdown,we all know that is going for the takedown and still got them,he remind me sonnen Log in to Reply rockinout April 7, 2012 Askren is bad for the sport. His striking and ground and pound are pathetic. At least try to make a fight out of it Ben. Hopefully he’ll be knocked in retirement soon. Log in to Reply Cletus April 7, 2012 Askren wins again in the most boring fashion possible.. positional dominance. not sure what I think about it but I don’t like watching it. Log in to Reply PitfighterZ April 7, 2012 Let’s be fair and give props where they are deserved. Lima came in with the dumbest gameplan to fight Askren. It’s not like you don’t know what he is going to do, but Lima made it much easier as he started walking backwards and putting his back against the cage. Now, I am not a fan of positioning wrestling, but Askren transformed it into an art. Even in the few chances Lima had to sweep or reverse him, Askren simply got back to dominant position like it was the easiest thing in the world! That’s talent! I do think when he fights a guy with similar wrestling, but better striking he will be in trouble. But there aren’t many of those around. Log in to Reply zebo13 April 7, 2012 MMA is the only sport where its not just about winning but you have to win “excitingly”. That’s kind of cool when some fighters fighting style lends to excitement, but its also really ****ing gay an biased. Just win baby! These guys all appear to be able to murder Askren physically, and I always think they’re gonna. But his insane talent and being basically the greatest wrestler in the history of MMA makes him own all that have gone before him. Log in to Reply pinkelephantsmarching April 7, 2012 I can’t believe after all of these years of visiting this site that I have to say this. If you watch MMA or you FIGHT, really FIGHT or COMPETE, really COMPETE at a higher level than your local circuits in any sport, you need to show some respect to greatness. People like Georges St.Pierre and Ben Askren are extremely meticulous in the way they fight. Boring to some, maybe, but those are the fans in Baseball that think a perfect game might be boring, or a shutout in hockey because the goalie is killin’ it. Even golf can be extremely boring when Tiger or Roy are bashing the field and the race is for second place. People who find these games boring, you’re not a very intelligent strand of DNA. I have a feeling a lot of WWE fans or “Entertainment” fans tend to forget this is not fake. This is real. So, stop hating, and GET REAL. Log in to Reply ronmar April 7, 2012 This is pathetic!!! He trains with Roufus and I don’t see any striking coming from Askren with the intention of doing damage. His strikes are only for getting the take down. The he just ground and pounds…that’s it! Hold the guy down, then ground and pound and win the round. This is not mma! Koschek came from a wrestling background but at least made an effort to learn and apply his striking. Log in to Reply T'Challa April 7, 2012 I respect his ability to dominate position on the ground, but he’s not really trying to finish, and that’s what I don’t like about most wrestlers. Just maintaining position and coasting to a victory makes for a boring fight.. Log in to Reply jeff_figmb April 7, 2012 Askren is terrible for the sport, PERIOD!! Dude, if you got a guy smothered the whole 5 round fight, with a dominate top ground and pound position, WHY THE **** DON’T YOU GO FOR THE KILL YOU BITCH!! YOU SUCK!!!!!! No one wants to watch you win like this, the UFC will never pick your dumb ass up. Thanks for wasting 40 minutes of my life last night elephant man… And why are you so cocky for your post fight interview??? It’s your 10th decision guy! You should be apologizing to the fans for be so terrible for the sport… Log in to Reply sticky April 7, 2012 Uhhhh…Ok Ben is boring, but Lima straight up SUCKS! He gassed in the 2nd, he stopped throwing subs in the first, and layed flat the whole damned fight, even when stacked. How the hell did he ever think he could beat an Olympian? By not taking initiative, and letting Ben walk him straight back, when they were standing? He was trying to land 1 counter, the whole fight. Log in to Reply mr. lower case April 7, 2012 askrin is so great that he’s boring. if let somebody else get a dominate position for like 30 seconds and then reversed em…people would think he’s a god. he’s a man among boys. Log in to Reply RickJames April 8, 2012 Awesome performance by Ben. Ignore the haters Ben and keep winning. Let the chump haters watch boxing if they don’t like MMA. Log in to Reply Licks72 April 8, 2012 The next Askren fight I’ll ever watch is the when he gets ko’d. Can’t watch the lay n pray. Wrestling is paramount in mma but it can’t be your whole bag of tricks.Learn a sub or something. Log in to Reply rockinout April 8, 2012 Agreed. I can’t wait for the highlight with this clown getting knocked out. There’s nothing wrong with wrestling and ground work in MMA, but this lacks any type of finishing offense for 25 mins. Sure he wins, but who the heck wants to watch that other than the .1% of fans that Askren has. Hopefully he’ll lose soon and we can move on. Cut the hair weirdo. Log in to Reply robj4y April 8, 2012 boring askren, nobbody wants 2 see that Log in to Reply defend-brooklyn April 9, 2012 Askren’s balance in ****ing IN-HUMAN. haters gonna hate but that dude is a ****ing BEAST. Log in to Reply defend-brooklyn April 9, 2012 and to all the people saying lima gave up, he did. just like hornbuckle, just like every other person who faces askren. the dude makes you quit because your brain can’t process how he is still taking you down, and you’re still on the bottom. Log in to Reply tomatwork April 10, 2012 lol you guys are tools. Ben “Snorlax” Askren is pretty one-dimensional, and once he faces a legitimate ground guy, or someone just as good a wrestler as him, he’s finished. Bellator, fortunately for snorlax, doesn’t have a very deep talent pool in terms of extremely good ground guys or strong wrestlers. It’d probably be one of the most boring fights in history, but I’d love to see him get Fitch’d for the pure irony of it. I mean cmon, he spent 25 minutes “ground and pounding” Lima, but at the end of it Lima looked just fine. I’ve seen a soccer ball to the face do more damage than Snorlax. And RickJames that wasn’t MMA, that was male on male softcore. Log in to Reply tomatwork April 10, 2012 pinkelephantsmarching, wow.. I can’t believe you actually tried to compare GSP to Asscream. Are you ****ing serious? GSP actually finishes guys, he actually goes damage, destroys and mangles people. When he puts a GnP on someone, they look like they’ve been dragged for 10 miles by the ankles, not like he shot someone in the face with a nerf gun 50 times. Do not make comparisons. Ben snorlax’d Jay Hieron, who GSP demolished. The two aren’t even in the same league. And yes I think GSP would out-MMA-wrestle Ben Snorlax Asscream any day of the week, but he wouldn’t need to because instead of having just one tool, he has an entire tool shed. Log in to Reply willienugget April 10, 2012 You know you’re a pointfighter when GSP fans don’t want the comparison. Log in to Reply KungFuLowKick April 10, 2012 I respect Askren as a fighter becuase he dominates his opponents without eating punches.But he also gives wrestlers a bad name.Seriously that ground and pound looked weaker then chick fights.I know Ben could hit harder then that(everybody can even old grannies can generate more power)but for some reason he looks like he prefers to dominate guys completly with straight grappling.But this is MMA.With that kind of grapplnig skills and control on the ground,he could finish ANYBODY with GnP.For some reason he looks like he doesn’t like to hurt people so he pats them on the head just to make them think he is punching them but he will never finish anybody like that.Punch Ben punch,don’t give them face massage. Log in to Reply Leave a Reply Cancel replyYou must be logged in to post a comment.