Twitter reacts to Ben Askren's retirement, including a challenge from Dillon Danis

Ben Askren called it a career on Monday, announcing his retirement from MMA after 22 career bouts.

Although Askren (19-2 MMA, 1-2 UFC) didn’t reach the pinnacle under the UFC banner, he won titles in Bellator and ONE Championship and made a name for himself in the sport on a level few others have reached.

Askren was often a polarizing figure, but after revealing he was done with the sport, many within the MMA community expressed positive opinions about him. Check below to the see top Twitter reactions to Askren’s retirement.

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Source: USA Today – MMA Junkie

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