Chris Van Vliet interviewed retired UFC fighter Ben Askren for his podcast Perception with Chris Van Vliet as he will get prepared for his extremely publicized boxing match in opposition to YouTube star Jake Paul on April 17th.
Throughout the interview, he Askren stated that WWE has been very curious about working with him and that he visited the Efficiency Middle in October.
His most fascinating quotes (due to Chris Van Vliet) are transcribed beneath:
Ben Askren visited the WWE Efficiency Middle in October:
“I went down there in October. It was enjoyable, they have been actually cool… I left with an open door there. I’m operating my Askren Wrestling Academy enterprise so I don’t suppose it’s one thing I’d do full time however I’d be curious about doing somewhat one thing with them. I actually like them, everybody there was actually cool they usually run a extremely skilled operation down there, it was superior.”
He says Gerald Brisco tried to recruit him for WWE when he was a school wrestler:
“There was this man named Gerald Brisco, he would at all times come to the NCAA tournaments and really the factor he used to at all times inform me? He would inform me like each single yr, ‘Ben for those who have been over 200 kilos I might make you one million dollars’. And I stated, ‘Gerry, I’m not going to be that large ever. So, sorry. And I wish to wrestle within the Olympics. I’m simply not that ’. So really once I was on the Efficiency Middle, Gerald came to visit and we bulls****ted and he’s an incredible man.”