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 contender Mike “Platinum” Perry.
“I’ve got my eye on Mike Perry,” Till stated while pointing at Perry who was sitting cage side. “You and me were meant to fight!”
The callout did not sit well with “Platinum”, who promptly rushed to the cage and jawed back at Till.
“I am a real welterweight! I am a real welterweight!” shouted Perry.
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Unfortunately, fight fans will have to wait on a future Perry vs. Till matchup, as “Platinum” is already slated to square off with Santiago Ponzinibio at UFC on FOX 26 on December 16 in Winnipeg.
With his victory over Cerrone, Darren Till improved his mixed martial arts record to a perfect 16-0-1.
Till has gone 4-0-1 with two knockout victories since joining the UFC ranks in May of 2015.
Meanwhile, Mike Perry sports an 11-1 record with all of his eleven victories coming by way of knockout.
“Platinum” has gone 4-1 in his UFC career, with his lone setback coming at the hands and feet of Alan Jouban whom he lost to via decision in December of 2016.
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Get the full Darren Till vs Donald Cerrone fight recap below:
Round one begins and Till quickly takes the center of the cage. Cerrone misses with a spinning kick. Cerrone shoots in for a takedown but Darren stuffs it easily. Till with a nice left hand followed by a straight right. He goes upstairs with a head kick but it is blocked. Cerrone circles and then charges forward with a right hand. He lands a leg kick. “Cowboy” shoots in and scores with a double leg takedown. Till immediately shoots back up to his feet. Cerrone has him pressed against the cage. He lands a knee and then they break. Till lands a nice left hook. He lands another. Donald responds with a low kick. “Cowboy” sneaks in a short right hand. Till continues to press forward. He lands a right. Cerrone replies with a kick to the body. “Cowboy” misses with an attempted side kick. Darren Till counters with two straight left hands. Cerrone fires back with a pair of low kicks. Till lands a right and Cerrone counters with a shot to the body. Till lands a left that staggers Cerrone. Darren jumps on Cerrone with a flurry of strikes. Cerrone goes down and Till is all over him. Ground and pound from Till now and the referee is forced to step in and stop the fight! WOW!