Everything You Need to Know About Ben Askren’s Wife – Amy Askren

Published 04/14/2021, 7:00 AM EDT

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MMA elite Ben Askren is about to stage his boxing debut against the infamous pugilist Jake Paul, more popularly known for his YouTuber career. The dramatic matchup has already seen several highs and lows in the build-up.

However, both sides have accepted it sportingly and have responded in kind. It includes Ben Askren’s wife, Amy Askren, who didn’t shy away from trash-talking with his husband’s opponent. Even one of her latest Instagram posts reflects the same, citing an intriguing collision between a pro fighter and a YouTuber on April 17.


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However, Amy Askren seems to have garnered enough attention from the mix. While she deserves a part of the spotlight, not every fan is aware of her. Here’s a look into the major details of Ben Askren’s wife, Amy Askren.

Ben Askren and Amy Askren- The fighting couple

Ben ‘Funky’ Askren, 36, tied the knot with Amy in 2010 when he was at the peak of his MMA career. They have been together for over a decade now and have kids together. However, she has more identification on board, apart from being a proud mother and wife.

According to the reports of The Sun, Amy Askren is a licensed realtor of Firefly Real Estate in Milwaukee. She earned her bachelor’s in finance from the University of Missouri, before pursuing a real estate career. Meanwhile, her combined stances with her husband’s social media have turned Amy Askren into a familiar name in the combat community. She has 24.4 k Instagram followers and describes herself as a “believer”.


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Although Amy Askren doesn’t hold any relevance in the upcoming fight, Jake Paul has used her name several times to sensationalize the event and spice it up even further.

In the fight build-up, ‘The Problem Child’ threw some personal comments on Amy Askren and her husband didn’t like it for all the obvious reasons.


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Hence, Amy Askren can be a prolific inspiration for Ben Askren to outwork Jake Paul on April 17.


Written by:

Raj Sarkar


One take at a time

A senior boxing writer at EssentiallySports, Raj Sarkar is a mass media graduate who is currently pursuing his master’s degree in broadcast journalism. In addition to his current role, he has worked with the MMA team at EssentiallySports and has interviewed prominent fighters such as Ritu Phogat and 'The Red King' Rory MacDonald. He combined his bachelor's degree with his adoration for combat sports and has a combined 2000 plus bylines in MMA and boxing over the last two years.
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