Mike Perry News

Nov 12, 2017 4:27 pm

VIDEO | Who did it better Mike Perry or Matt Brown?

¿Quién gana el premio al codazo del año, Mike Perry o Matt Brown? Acá les dejo los dos. Cc: @PlatinumPerry @IamTheImmortal pic.twitter.com/L8QZWMhuSV — Fanáticos del MMA GT (@fanaticosMMAGT) November 12, 2017 UFC welterweight Matt Brown scored a violent knockout victory over Diego Sanchez in the co-main event of last night’s UFC Fight card in Norfolk,...

Nov 11, 2017 8:09 am

Mike Perry Offers to Fight Kelvin Gastelum at UFC Shanghai

News broke yesterday that Anderson Silva has been pulled from his fight with Kelvin Gastelum at UFC Shanghai due to a possible anti-doping violation. Gastelum said he is staying on the card, but the fight is just two weeks away and that makes it difficult to find a replacement. That is, unless Mike Perry hears...

Oct 31, 2017 7:14 am

VIDEO | Watch “Platinum” Mike Perry smash pumpkins in special Halloween training session

A little pumpkin practice 🎃 for Halloween ! 👻 happy holidays everyone. Enjoy the candy. Tune in too @ufconfox December 16th to watch the fight of the year between me and the #10 ranked welterweight in the world ! #PumpkinsAreHarderThanIThought #BestFightOfTheYear #AndItsBeenAGreatYearForFighting #StylesMakeFights #PlatinumPandaStyle 🐼 #HardWork #Dedication #Follow @platinumprincessofficial A post shared by Platinum Mike...

Oct 24, 2017 11:33 am

Darren Till Skyrockets High Into the Rankings After Taking Out Cowboy Cerrone

We shouldn’t have been surprised. All through the build-up UFC Gdansk, Darren Till told us what he’d do. He made no mistake showing off his confidence. Now we know that he was fibbing, he showed up in Poland and took out Donald “Cowboy” Cerrone. He didn’t just take the win, but he did it with...

Oct 22, 2017 1:30 pm

Kelvin Gastelum says Santiago Ponzinibio will “sleep” Mike Perry, “Platinum” responds

Kelvin Gastelum believes that Santiago Ponzinibio will “sleep” Mike Perry when the welterweight contenders square off at UFC on FOX 26 in Winnipeg on December 16. The former Ultimate Fighter winner, Gastelum, took to Twitter earlier today where he voiced his opinion on the Ponzinibio vs. Perry matchup. Everyone is sleeping on Ponzinibio! He'd sleep...

Oct 22, 2017 8:07 am

Mike Perry explains why Santiago Ponzinibbio is a redemption story

This December 16, on the UFC on Fox 26 broadcast, rising welterweight contender “Platinum” Mike Perry will face the toughest test of his career thus far, as he battles Argentinian knockout artist Santiago Ponzinibbio. Though Perry has never encountered Ponzinibbio before, he still considers this fight something of a redemption story. Why? Because Ponzinibbio recently...

Oct 21, 2017 2:45 pm

VIDEO | Mike Perry responds to Darren Till in classic “Platinum” fashion

UFC welterweight contender Mike Perry was sitting cage side for today’s UFC Fight Night 118 event in Gdansk, Poland. “Platinum” watched on as Darren Till improved his record to a perfect 16-0-1 by defeating veteran Donald “Cowboy” Cerrone via first-round TKO in the fight cards main event. When Till took to the mic for his...

Oct 21, 2017 2:24 pm

VIDEO | Mike Perry charges the cage after being called out by Darren Till

Surging UFC welterweight contender Darren Till picked up the biggest win of his mixed martial arts career today in Poland defeating Donald Cerrone via first-round TKO in the main event of UFC Fight Night 118. Shortly following his dominant win over “Cowboy”, Darren Till took to the mic where he proceed to callout fellow welterweight...

Oct 21, 2017 8:18 am

VIDEO | Mike Perry Predicts He’ll Treat Ponzinibbio Like He Did Gunnar Nelson

Mike Perry just cracked into the bottom of the welterweight rankings like he’s been cracking his opponents, now his next fight is against ninth-ranked Santiago Ponzinibbio. The hard-hitting contender will look to catapult himself up into the standings and he’s not lacking confidence. He saw Ponzinibbio take out a big name in Gunnar Nelson and thinks that...

Oct 11, 2017 1:35 pm

VIDEO | Watch Mike Perry Do Acro Yoga and Pet His Cute Dog

Mike Perry is a madman. The only thing more reliable than his controversy, is his strong and violent performances in the UFC. He’s quickly become a fan favorite and looks to keep wreaking havoc in the welterweight division. It may surprise you after some of the threats he’s made against his opponents that the dude...

Oct 3, 2017 2:02 pm

Mike Perry discusses options for his next fight: Everybody goin’ to sleep

UFC welterweight Mike Perry is steadily climbing the UFC rankings after making his debut with the promotion last year. Now, with five fights in the UFC, “Platinum” spoke with BJPenn.com’s Chris Taylor about some potential fights and working his way to the top of the chain. Taylor asked Perry if we could expect to see...

Oct 1, 2017 8:34 am

Tyron Woodley explains why he respects Mike Perry more than any other welterweight contender

When UFC welterweight king Tyron Woodley looks over the jam-packed list of welterweight contenders, there’s one fighter on the list who has truly won his respect. That fighter is rising knockout artist “Platinum” Mike Perry. “The only guy that I respect who talks stuff about me is Mike Perry,” Woodley said on the Fight Strength Podcast this week (via MMAUno.com). “Mike...

Sep 26, 2017 11:28 am

Emil Meek and Mike Perry Are Still Trying to Get a Fight at UFC 218

Mike Perry is coming off two big knockout wins — one in the second and his latest in the first round — and he’s wanting a super quick turnaround. He’s called out Robbie Lawler, but much like boy scouts, MMA fighters always need to be prepared in ever situation. Meanwhile, Emil Meek hasn’t lost since 2015 and...

Sep 24, 2017 10:04 am

You can add ‘Wonderboy’ to the long list of fighters in Mike Perry’s crosshairs

“Platinum” Mike Perry is one of the fastest rising contenders in the UFC welterweight division. Since joining the UFC fold in August of 2016, he has knocked out Hyun Gyu Lim, Danny Roberts, Jake Ellenberger, and most recently, Alex Reyes. Though these knockout wins were interspersed by a decision loss to Alan Jouban, they have...

Sep 24, 2017 8:52 am

Mike Perry goes off on Colby Covington, has plans to fight him soon

“Platinum” Mike Perry and Colby “Chaos” Covington are two of the brightest young contenders in the UFC welterweight division – and they really don’t seem to like each other. Over the last few months, the pair have exchanged plenty of heat in interviews and on social media. On the latest episode of BJ Penn Radio,...

Sep 23, 2017 12:58 pm

Emil “Valhalla” Meek challenges Mike Perry to scrap at UFC 218, “Platinum” responds

UFC welterweight Mike Perry improved his record to 11-1 last weekend in Pittsburgh by scoring a first-round knockout victory over Alex Reyes. The win marked Perry’s second spectacular knockout in a row, as he had previously disposed of Jake Ellenberger via a viscous elbow at April’s UFC Fight Night event in Nashville. Following his victory...

Sep 21, 2017 10:26 am

Mike Perry was very inspired by his most recent KO victim, Alex Reyes

Last weekend, in the co-main event of UFC Fight Night 116, rising welterweight slugger “Platinum” Mike Perry authored yet another brutal knockout, this time putting down Alex Reyes with a rocket-fuelled knee against the cage. Reyes, of course, was not supposed to be Perry’s opponent. Perry was originally expected to battle former UFC welterweight title...

Sep 21, 2017 8:31 am

After talking with managers, Mike Perry updates on desired Robbie Lawler fight

Last weekend, in the co-main event of the UFC’s latest trip to Pittsburgh, brick-fisted welterweight “Platinum” Mike Perry picked up a thunderous knee-induced KO win over Alex Reyes, who stepped in to replace Thiago Alves on short notice. Shortly after this win, Perry made an exciting callout of former UFC welterweight king and fellow knockout...

Sep 20, 2017 2:43 pm

BJPENN.COM RADIO Ep. 50 // Mike Perry | Alan Jouban | Jorge Masvidal

BJPENN Radio is back tonight at 8PM ET/5PM PT with another awesome guest list for your MMA fix! 8:15PM ET- “Platinum” Mike Perry will be joining us to kick off the show and recap his sensational KO victory over the weekend against Alex Reyes at UFC FN 116. We’ll hear the timeline for Thaigo Alves...

Sep 20, 2017 1:02 pm

“Platinum” Mike Perry has found a willing opponent, and is eyeing a very quick turnaround

Last weekend, in the co-main event of the UFC’s anticipated stop in Pittsburgh, PA, rapidly rising welterweight “Platinum” Mike Perry returned to the Octagon. Originally, the welterweight star was expected to battle former UFC welterweight title challenger Thiago Alves. Unfortunately, however, Alves was forced out of the competition thanks to Hurricane Irma’s effects on Florida....

Sep 17, 2017 4:19 pm

Mike Perry explains callout of Robbie Lawler

Last night, in the co-main event of the UFC’s latest trip to Pittsburgh, rising welterweight knockout artist “Platinum” Mike Perry picked up a big knockout win over Alex Reyes, who replaced Thiago Alves on short notice. Shortly after this thudding KO victory, Perry made a clever callout of former UFC welterweight champion Robbie Lawler. “I...

Sep 17, 2017 1:59 pm

Mike Perry sets his sights on a former champion, but Thiago Alves has other plans

If things had gone according to the initial plan, rising welterweight knockout artist “Platinum” Mike Perry would have battled former UFC welterweight title challenger Thiago Alves in the co-main event of the UFC’s exciting stop in Pittsburgh last night. Regrettably, Alves opted to sit this fight out, worrying for his family in Florida as the...

Sep 16, 2017 12:29 pm

Alex Reyes Looks to ‘Expose’ Mike Perry in his Second Chance at a UFC Debut

When Thiago Alves had to pull out of his fight with Mike Perry at UFC Pittsburgh, Perry didn’t bat an eye at the change of an opponent. Even though it was only three-days notice, Alex Reyes didn’t either. The former King of the Cage lightweight champion jumped at his chance to get into the UFC...

Sep 14, 2017 11:46 am

Mike Perry Isn’t Buying Thiago Alves’ ‘Bullsh*t’ Excuse for UFC Pittsburgh

News broke yesterday that Thiago Alves had to pull out of his fight with Mike Perry at UFC Pittsburgh. Originally, the cause was unknown, but it was eventually reported by Ariel Helwani that it was due to complications from Hurricane Irma since Alves is based out of Florida. After hearing this, Perry, who came from...

Sep 13, 2017 3:46 pm

BJPENN.COM RADIO Ep. 49 // Mike Perry | Colby Covington

BJPENN Radio is back tonight at 8PM ET/5PM PT with more of what you crave! 8:15PM ET- Kicking off the show tonight we are joined the always entertaining “Platinum” Mike Perry. As UFC Fight Night Pittsburgh is just days away, we caught up with the welterweight slugger earlier in the week to preview his fight...

Sep 13, 2017 1:55 pm

Mike Perry Already Has a New Opponent for UFC Pittsburgh

Just a couple of hours ago, it was announced that Thiago Alves wasn’t going to make it to UFC Pittsburgh to fight Mike Perry due to undisclosed reasons. Along with the recent Jon Jones and Jesse Taylor news today, a co-main event falling through was just icing on the bad day cake. Before we even...

Sep 13, 2017 11:39 am

Thiago Alves Is Out of The Fight With Mike Perry at UFC Pittsburgh

This weekend, UFC Pittburgh goes down with a collection of some scrappy fights headlined by Luke Rockhold and David Branch. Unfortunately, there will be one less fight we can look forward to. Thiago Alves had to pull out of his fight with Mike Perry according to MMA Fighting. Right now the reasons are undisclosed, however...