Fight Words! Darren Till Fires Back At Ben Askren Following Call Out | UFC News

Former ONE Championship welterweight title holder Ben Askren is nearing a fight contract with the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC). Now the former champion has found himself in a Twitter exchange with one of the UFC’s top welterweight contenders.

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ONE Championship is currently negotiating to trade Ben Askren for former UFC flyweight champion Demetrious Johnson. The deal has not been finalized yet, but is reportedly nearing completion.

A fighter trade has never been done between two prominent MMA promotions before, making this a momentous occasion for the sport. Taking to Twitter, Ben Askren has since gone on to call out former UFC welterweight title challenger Darren Till.

“Hey @darrentill2 you feel like going on a losing streak?”

The Liverpool native has gone on to offer a response to Ben Askren over the social media platform.

“Who the f*ck are you ? I’ve had one loss don’t be thinking your gonna come over here and ruin everyone, trust me I would knock the curly hair out your head you hillbilly.”

Now Askren has fired back with his own livid message. Check it out below.

“Sounds like a yes to me. Keep your dance card open you are about to get taken to Funky town.”

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