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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 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 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 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...

Sep 2, 2017 3:29 pm

PHOTO | Georges St-Pierre is looking massive in preparation for his UFC 217 fight with Michael Bisping

Former UFC welterweight kingpin Georges St-Pierre is looking massive in preparation for his UFC 217 title fight with current middleweight champion Michael Bisping. The Canadian superstar, “GSP, recently took to Twitter where he shared the following picture showing off his size as a middleweight. In NYC, training with Erik Owings! pic.twitter.com/isk9WUUoCg — Georges St-Pierre (@GeorgesStPierre)...

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...

Aug 2, 2017 2:51 pm

BJPENN.COM Radio Ep. 44 // Volkan Oezdemir | Mike Perry | Josh Thomson

BJPENN.COM Radio returns tonight at 8PM ET/5PM PT with more awesome guests for your MMA fix! 8:15PM ET- First up, arguably the biggest winner from UFC 214 over the weekend, Volkan “No Time” Oezdemir. After dispatching the very dangerous Jimi Manuwa in less than a minute, Volkan is calling for a crack at the Jon...

Jul 30, 2017 6:57 am

Confirmed! Michael Bisping and Georges St-Pierre have agreed to fight this November

Following last night’s UFC 214 event in Anaheim, California, UFC President Dana White revealed that the promotion was back on board with putting together a middleweight title fight between current champ Michael Bisping and former welterweight title holder Georges St-Pierre. According to White, the UFC’s decision to book Bisping vs. St-Pierre came while watching round...

Jul 23, 2017 2:37 pm

September’s UFC Pittsburgh gets five new fights

Over the weekend, we learned that the UFC’s September 16 return to Pittsburgh, PA, will be headlined by a middleweight clash between former Strikeforce and UFC champ Luke Rockhold and former two-division World Series of Fighting champ David Branch. Since then, the promotion has confirmed five more fights for this anticipated UFC Pittsburgh card. The...

Jun 11, 2017 2:16 pm

Evan Dunham calls for scrap with “whiny b*tch” Al Iaquinta

Over the last few weeks, dangerous UFC lightweight Al Iaquinta has been flirting with the idea of a scrap with welterweight knockout artist “Platinum” Mike Perry. With Perry now scheduled to battle Thiago Alves at UFC 215 this August, however, Iaquinta will have to look elsewhere in the search for his next opponent. Evan Dunham...

Jun 3, 2017 8:20 am

Mike Perry and Al Iaquinta trade shots on Twitter

UFC welterweight Mike Perry, and UFC lightweight Al Iaquinta have continued to trade shots on social media for quite some time. This week, the pair’s beef escalated once again when Perry mentioned Iaquinta in a tweet while calling out Thiago Alves for a welterweight showdown: @ALIAQUINTA is just tryin to get paid for fightin a...

May 3, 2017 6:29 pm

Confirmed | Jim Miller vs. Anthony Pettis set for UFC 213

Jim Miller vs. Anthony Pettis set for UFC 213 A lightweight scrap between former division title holder Anthony Pettis and perennial contender Jim Miller has been added to July’s UFC 213 pay-per-view event in Las Vegas. BJPENN.com’s Chris Taylor confirmed the news with Miller himself, this after an initial report from Brazilian news outlet Combate....

May 3, 2017 11:44 am

Report: Anthony Pettis returns to the lightweight division at UFC 213 this July

Former UFC lightweight champion Anthony Pettis had a bit of a tough run as a featherweight. Though he defeated Charles Oliveira in his first fight in the division, he would be TKO’d by Max Holloway in his second – which really wasn’t even technically a featherweight bout, as he missed the division’s 145-pound limit. After...

Apr 12, 2017 9:27 am

UFC 210 medical suspensions

This past weekend, the UFC hit New York for a highly anticipated night of fights headlined by a light heavyweight tilt between Daniel Cormier and Anthony Johnson for the UFC light heavyweight championship. In the co-main event, former UFC middleweight champion Chris Weidman looked to return to title contention as he fought Gegard Mousasi in...

Apr 8, 2017 2:18 pm

UFC 210: Cormier vs. Johnson 2 Live Results

UFC 210: Cormier vs. Johnson 2 Live Results Unable to catch tonight’s UFC 210 event in Buffalo, New York? BJPenn.com has you covered! Stay glued to this page for live results updates, and stay tuned to BJPenn.com for full recaps from every fight. UFC 210 is headlined by a light heavyweight title fight rematch between...

Apr 3, 2017 7:17 am

VIDEO | Snoop Dogg admires the “cold technique” of UFC 210’s Daniel Cormier

Not long ago, a video of rap legend Snoop Dogg narrating Khabib Nurmagomedov’s destruction of Michael Johnson went viral on the Internet. Shortly after this sensational video hit the World Wide Web, the ever-savvy folks in the UFC marketing department linked up with Snoop, and enlisted him to do some more narration work. Snoop’s latest...

Apr 2, 2017 12:37 pm

UFC 210: Cormier vs. Johnson 2 Fight Card and Start Time

The octagon will return to Buffalo on April 8 for UFC 210, a pay-per-view event headlined by a light heavyweight title fight rematch featuring current champion Daniel Cormier taking on top division contender Anthony “Rumble” Johnson. Cormier and Johnson first met at UFC 187 in 2015, where Cormier was able to weather some early adversity...

Apr 2, 2017 10:37 am

UFC 210 odds update: Cormier and ‘Rumble’ dead-even heading into fight week

This Saturday, the UFC will touch down in Buffalo, New York with UFC 210. In the main event of the UFC’s anticipated Buffalo debut, light heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier will attempt to defend his throne opposite torpedo-fisted challenger Anthony “Rumble” Johnson. This bout will mark a rematch of a fun 2014 scrap, which saw Cormier...

Apr 1, 2017 1:25 pm

VIDEO | UFC matchmaker Sean Shelby breaks down UFC 210 fights

UFC matchmaker Sean Shelby has earned the reputation as the best matchmaker in MMA. Ahead of April 8th’s light heavyweight showdown between UFC light heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier, and UFC light heavyweight #1 contender Anthony Johnson, Shelby sat down with UFC correspondent Megan Olivi to break down the fight, as well as several other high-profile...