Former UFC fighter & Jake Paul Rival Ben Askren Reacts to Joe Rogan-Inspired Altcoin Marshall Rogan Inu dropping by 30%

Published 03/09/2022, 7:21 AM EST
SINGAPORE, SINGAPORE – OCTOBER 26: Ben Askren reacts to his submission loss to Demian Maia of Brazil in their welterweight bout during the UFC Fight Night event at Singapore Indoor Stadium on October 26, 2019 in Singapore. (Photo by Jeff Bottari/Zuffa LLC via Getty Images)

It appears Ben Askren has been on the sidelines ever since Jorge Masvidal landed his flying knee at UFC 239. Peering into the fighter’s point of view, things seem to be a haze. The next most significant thing that came up was the Jake Paul fight, but that ended just as most thought it would.

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Life goes on, though. ‘Funky’, who retired from MMA in 2019, has now moved on to other aspects of his life. Now, a keen focus on investments seems to be one of Askren’s niches.

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In one of his recent tweets, Askren wrote, “Down another 30% on the day. Don’t say I didn’t warn you.

The former UFC fighter seemed to be giving out a possible ‘I told you so’ moment to Marshall Rogan Inu.

Ben Askren and the altcoin for ‘Fighter Empowerment’

Marshall Rogan Inu is an altcoin developed by fan bases of the MMA fight community. It was created in order to help fighters overcome the problem of low fighter pay.

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Only a very small cream of the UFC has fighters earning millions of dollars, whereas the bottom-most fighters earn as less as $45k a year. Not to mention the training, accommodation, and recovery expenses before and after the fight.

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SINGAPORE, SINGAPORE – OCTOBER 26: Ben Askren prepares to enter the Octagon prior to his welterweight bout against Demian Maia of Brazil during the UFC Fight Night event at Singapore Indoor Stadium on October 26, 2019 in Singapore. (Photo by Jeff Bottari/Zuffa LLC via Getty Images)

In order to help alleviate the financial situations for fighters within the promotion, Marshall Rogan Inu, the altcoin, was developed for fighters to get paid in Cryptocurrencies by liquidating their Ethereum while simultaneously holding the Rogan Inu in order to cover expenses.

Although this altcoin began with a noble thought to help fighters, the coin, in and of itself, is bound by the market laws. According to supply and demand, the prices will fluctuate, and that is exactly what is going on with the drop in value.

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Therefore, Askren’s knowledge of this altcoin seems deep enough to the degree that it might fall further in the future. ‘Funky’ or nobody can pinpoint with 100% accuracy as to what might happen. What’s your take on this tweet?

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Rohit Raj

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Rohit Raj is a UFC writer at EssentiallySports. As a Business student, Rohit’s love for the UFC was double-sided with the business of it being just as intriguing as the martial arts aspect of it. “Don't just fight, perform” is a quote that he believes drives the most entertaining fights of the UFC, with the likes of Conor McGregor, Chael Sonnen, and Israel Adesanya sweeping him off his feet with their skill as well as swagger and trash talk capabilities.

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