Jon Jones’ Manager Issues Cryptic Message, Exchanges With Ben Askren On Twitter | UFC News

Former ONE welterweight champion Ben Askren is currently nearing a fight contract with the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC). With that in mind, it would appear that Jon Jones’ manager may have had some involvement with the negotiations.

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The UFC is currently negotiating with ONE Championship to trade former UFC flyweight champion Demetrious Johnson for Ben Askren. The negotiations have yet to be finalized, but are reportedly nearly completed.

Taking to Twitter, Former UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones’ manager Malki Kawa has since come forward to goad Ben Askren into thanking him for something in which the manager “made it happen.”

“Hey @Benaskren, you’re welcome

Ben Askren was quick to respond with a complimentary message.

“And unashamed to pat himself on the back too! You’re good at what you do, no denying that.”

Kawa quickly responded, goading the fighter once again.

“No Ben. The words are: thank you Malki. Even though you don’t rep me, you did what no one else ever did. Now time to do your deal since your numbers are trash my guy.”

Ben Askren ultimately thanked the manager.


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