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We have a Twitter triple-threat match: Jon Jones vs. Ben Askren vs. Daniel Cormier

We have a Twitter triple-threat match: Jon Jones vs. Ben Askren vs. Daniel Cormier

Twitter is an interesting entity. It has single-handedly changed the way I watch and consume sports. In fact I would much rather stay at home and watch a sporting event while being on Twitter than going out to watch them with friends. I couldn’t imagine watching the World Series without seeing tweets from Productive Outs. Bloodstain Lane tweeting text based lava during a combat sporting event is a must -- he called Lyoto Machida by crane kick over Randy Couture.

Outside of the obvious benefits Twitter brings to the table during sporting events, there is the “Twitter beef” or “Twitter fight” if you will. When I see two high profile fighters in a Twitter fight, I realize how silly it is, it’s two grown men talking nonsense to each other over the internet. I just can’t help myself and I become glued to the situation.

In today’s Twitter beef, we have Ben Askren and Jon Jones. It all started when Jon Jones made a quip about Daniel Cormier and his build.

It then led to Ben Askren responding with a few remarks of his own. It looks like the build up for the inevitable DC vs. Jon Jones fight has already begun.

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-32 # So... 2013-10-28 03:56
Does Askren just not understand weight classes or am I missing something?
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+14 # Well 2013-10-28 05:26
Cormier is dropping to light heavy.
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-18 # firecrakka 2013-10-28 05:42
But he isn't there yet.... So how has JBJ been "Running from a fight with DC" ???
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+36 # ch4 2013-10-28 07:05
he's said numerous times he doesn't think Cormier is good, deserving, having enough twitter followers (seriously), blah blah blah. Fuck jones
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+46 # Jc 2013-10-28 04:16
Ben askren is trying to escape from mma obscurety
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+9 # fuck 2013-10-28 04:33
Who is this Ben Askren character?
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+10 # piss_outmyass 2013-10-28 05:11
bellator welterweight champ, part of the wrestling olympic team cormier was the captain of
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+18 # fuck 2013-10-28 06:07
Oh. A leotard jockey from the bush leagues.
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+4 # Gattsu 2013-10-28 04:39
Its really only 2 way interaction.... .and one of them is Askren whose opinions are that worthless on the matter I doubt Jones will reply.
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+2 # Man on Fire 2013-10-28 07:45
Ben Askren saved my life.
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+4 # Hodor 2013-10-28 07:56
From retardation?
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+32 # Dr Feelgood 2013-10-28 08:05
Man On Fire nearly died of sleep deprivation....

if he hadn't seen Ben Askren fight... he might not even be here today.
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+12 # Justice 2013-10-28 09:24
let's make an oreo
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+2 # CC 2013-10-28 09:40
This is like Joe Budden dissing Raekwon.... :D
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+4 # Kenneth.Allen.By.RNC 2013-10-28 15:55
Read that as Joe Biden dissing Raekwon
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+6 # Puck 2013-10-28 10:28
Ben Askren is more boring then Amish missionary sex.
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-1 # NokkonWud 2013-10-28 11:07
If Cormier can't get down to weight we should just get Askren to take the belt himself.
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-2 # Lime 2013-10-28 11:54
Asskren would never survive in the big league
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+15 # pokerfacekilla 2013-10-28 13:00
Greg Jackson still thinking of a reply for JJ...
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+2 # jt33 2013-10-28 14:23
zzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzz

this is the most one sided 3 way twitter fight ever. i don't even like jon jones but at least hes a fighter.. ben askren shouldnt even be allowed to follow him on twitter.
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0 # asdf 2013-10-28 17:48
how the hell is jbj ducking cormier if he's the champion of his weight class and cormier said he's coming to him
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0 # lol 2013-10-29 23:17
When ur built like a fckn midget and you know u never gonna fight with the big MEN u dont trash talk them.

Besides acting like a retard he´s got the retard looking jewfro on top of his head.
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