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7 Former Bellator Champs Who Went to UFC

Former Bellator Welterweight champion Ben Askren will make his long-awaited debut inside the Octagon at UFC 235. While Askren hasn’t actually fought in Bellator since 2013 and has been with ONE FC for his last 7 fights, his debut still marks another example of a former champion of the UFC’s biggest rival promotion making his way into the Octagon.

Askren will join 7 other former Bellator champions who joined the UFC and to say they’ve seen mixed results in the biggest MMA promotion in the world would be an understatement.

Here is a look at the other former Bellator champions who have fought in the UFC, and how they did when they got there.


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