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Video: Jordan Burroughs dominates Ben Askren at Beat the Streets: Grapple at the Garden

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Jordan Burroughs beat Ben Askren by technical fall.

“United In The Square” Beat the Streets Wrestling Photo by Elsa/Getty Images

Prior to their match, Jordan Burroughs said that facing one of the UFC’s best wrestlers in Ben Askren is a good opportunity to remind MMA fans that there are levels in wrestling. The four-time world champion did just that at Beat the Street’s “Grapple at the Garden,” shutting out the bigger Askren 11-0, to win by technical fall in the second period.

Askren is a very accomplished wrestler in his own right, but the result isn’t really surprising. The UFC star switched to MMA soon after his stint in the 2008 Olympics, while Burroughs pushed on and is arguably on his way to being the greatest American wrestler of all time.

As for a possible role reversal, Burroughs also recently stated that he wants to eventually compete in a mixed martial arts bout once, saying he wants to “throw my hands and see what I’m made of.”

Full Grapple at the Garden results can be seen below, courtesy of FloWrestling:

Valentina Bailon VFA Elleny Seda, 12-11 3:22

Jo Jo Aragona VFA Adam Busiello, 6-0 4:06

Jack Mueller VSU Nick Piccininni, 10-0 2:29

Mallory Velte VSU Linda Morais, 10-0 1:32

James Green VPO1 Anthony Ashnault, 8-4

Kyle Snyder VSU1 Nishan Randhawa, 15-1 2:57

Nick Gwiazdowski VPO Derek White, 9-0

Becka Leathers VPO1 Diana Weicker, 10-6

Nick Suriano VPO1 Joe Colon, 3-1

Drew Foster VIN David Taylor, 0-0 0:31

J’den Cox VSU Patrick Brucki, 13-0 0:58

Yianni Diakomihalis VPO1 Bajrang Punia, 10-8

Jordan Burroughs VSU Ben Askren, 11-0 3:16