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Feb 13, 2018 12:31 pm

Santiago Ponzinibbio thinks fight with “Wonderboy” would go down in UFC history

Argentina’s Santiago Ponzinibbio is riding one of the best win-streaks in the stacked UFC welterweight division, having bested his last six foes – men like Nordine Taleb, Gunnar Nelson, and most recently, “Platinum” Mike Perry. With all of this momentum behind him, Ponzinibbio is hoping to be rewarded with a fight with two-time UFC welterweight...

Jan 20, 2018 10:45 pm

MMA community reacts to Chael Sonnen’s defeat of Quinton “Rampage” Jackson

Last night, in the main event of the stacked Bellator 192, three-time UFC title challenger Chael Sonnen advanced to the second round of Bellator’s exciting heavyweight Grand Prix with a unanimous decision win over former UFC light heavyweight champ Quinton “Rampage” Jackson. Here’s how the MMA community reacted to Sonnen’s impressive defeat of Rampage. LET...

Dec 24, 2017 10:44 am

Mike Perry sends Darren Till Birthday wishes and a Christmas gift

Perennial UFC welterweight contender “Platinum” Mike Perry was nice enough to remember Darren Till’s birthday. Perry recently took to Twitter where he sent the undefeated welterweight, Darren Till, the following well wishes along with a “gift”. #HappyBirthday @darrentill2 and #MerryChristmas , for a gift I’d like to give you a contract with my name on...

Dec 17, 2017 1:20 pm

“Platinum” Mike Perry issues statement following his loss at UFC on FOX 26

“Platinum” Mike Perry has issued a statement following his loss to Santiago Ponzinibbio at UFC on FOX 26. The popular welterweight knockout artist, Perry, recently took to Instagram where he congratulated his opponent on executing a solid game-plan while assuring his fans that he will be back stronger than ever. Everything was good this week....

Dec 16, 2017 8:02 pm

Mike Perry reacts to defeat to Santiago Ponzinibbio

Last night, in the second bout of the UFC on Fox 26 main card, all-action welterweight prospect “Platinum” Mike Perry stepped into the Octagon for the biggest bout of his career, a scrap with 10th-ranked welterweight contender Santiago Ponzinibbio. Despite a very valiant effort – throughout which he badly bloodied his dangerous foe – Perry...

Dec 16, 2017 6:11 pm

UFC on Fox 26 results | Santiago Ponzinibbio defeats Mike Perry (highlights)

The second bout of the UFC on Fox 26 main card occured in the talent-rich UFC welterweight division, where all-action knockout artists Santiago Ponzinibbio and “Platinum” Mike Perry collided in an early frontrunner for Fight of the Night honors. This contest did not disappoint. For three, wild rounds, Perry and Ponzinibbio exchanged heavy artillery, forcing...

Dec 2, 2017 10:01 pm

Pros react to Francis Ngannou’s crushing knockout of Alistair Overeem

Former Strikeforce and Dream heavyweight champion Alistair Overeem took on surging division contender Francis Ngannou in the co-main event of tonight’s UFC 218 fight card in Detroit. As expected with two heavyweight knockout artists in the cage, the fight did not last long as “The Predator” was able to catch “The Demolition Man” with a...

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 12, 2017 6:36 am

After KO of Diego Sanchez, Matt Brown uncertain of retirement

On Saturday night, in the co-main of the UFC’s anticipated stop in Norfolk, VA, long-time welterweight fan favorite Matt Brown stepped into the cage with Diego Sanchez for a fight that was expected to be the last of his action-packed career. When Brown won this fight with a violent, elbow induced KO, he seemed to...

Nov 12, 2017 5:58 am

MMA community reacts to Matt Brown’s savage KO of Diego Sanchez

On Saturday night, in the co-main event of the UFC’s action packed stop in Norfolk, Virginia, long-time UFC welterweight star Matt Brown stepped into the cage for what was expected to be the final fight of his career. His opponent in this potential swan song was Diego Sanchez, a veteran fighter of a similar vintage....

Nov 9, 2017 12:51 pm

PHOTO | Darren Till Trashes Stephen Thompson in a Father and Son Comic

In the midst of all the injuries and bad news yesterday, there was a silver lining in the dark clouds. Dana White revealed that Stephen Thompson was going to fight surging welterweight Darren Till. We all joined hands and rejoiced, until Thompson said it was the first time he even heard of the match-up. The...

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 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...

Sep 26, 2017 7:54 am

Matt Brown is retiring, but he won’t be exiting the USADA testing pool

On November 11, in the co-main event of the UFC’s anticipated trip to Norfolk, welterweight brawler Matt Brown will partake in his final fight. His opponent will be former UFC lightweight title challenger Diego Sanchez – a fighter who is more than likely to oblige him in the kind of slugfest he’s hoping for. While...

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 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 13, 2017 7:20 am

Welterweight contenders Colby Covington and Mike Perry swap heat on Twitter

Colby Covington and Mike Perry, two of the UFC’s most promising welterweight contenders, have been exchanging a bit of trash talk on Twitter. This heat began when when a fan asked Covington what his prediction was for Mike Perry’s UFC Pittsburgh scrap with Thiago Alves. Given that Alves is one of Covington’s teammates at American...

Sep 12, 2017 3:52 pm

Mike Perry Praises ‘Smart’ Tyron Woodley and Trashes Demian Maia

Mike Perry just says it how it is, you know? When you have your nickname “Platinum” tattooed above your eye in cursive, there’s no way you can keep a low profile anyway. After a loss to Alan Jouban ended his nine-fight win streak, he’s about to fight Thiago Alves at UFC Pittsburgh and try to...

Sep 3, 2017 3:10 pm

PHOTO | Can we please have Carlos Condit back in our lives

It has been just over a year since fans were treated to a fight which involved former UFC interim welterweight champion Carlos Condit. “The Natural Born Killer” was last seen in action at UFC on FOX 21 in August of 2016, where he suffered a first-round submission loss to Demian Maia. Prior to his scrap...

Aug 13, 2017 3:22 pm

The UFC announces their Half-Year Awards – Top Five Knockouts

The Ultimate Fighting Championship announced their Half-Year awards over the weekend. The most hotly debated category is always “The Best Knockouts”, so let’s jump right in to those selections. #1. Mike Perry KO’s Jake Ellenberger UFC welterweight “Platinum” Mike Perry scored an absolutely sensational knockout victory at April’s UFC Fight Night event in Nashville, when...