UFC middleweight contender Kevin Holland identified as out Mike Perry subsequent his initial-round submission acquire around Charlie Ontiveros on Saturday.
Holland picked up his fourth straight acquire considering the fact that the UFC restarted adhering to the coronavirus pandemic in May well as he concluded Ontiveros in the initially spherical. He also retains notably current victories about Darren Stewart, Joaquin Buckley, and Anthony Hernandez. Over-all, Holland is now 7-2 in the UFC given that becoming a member of the promotion in August 2018. He has speedily grow to be a lover preferred the two for his amazing performances inside the cage and his trash speaking.
Speaking to the media following his earn in excess of Ontiveros, Holland was questioned what he wishes up coming. While his dream matchup is a title battle in opposition to UFC middleweight champion Israel Adesanya, Holland as an alternative keyed his target in on a welterweight who not too long ago dropped his opponent. Perry was set to fight Robbie Lawler at UFC 255 but with Lawler withdrawing and Perry in want of an opponent, Holland recommended that the two lock horns inside of the cage, mentioning a 180lbs catchweight as an selection.
“I would love to fight a name. I say I want a title, but it’s whatsoever the UFC throws my way up coming. I want ‘Platinum’ (Mike) Perry. Mike, you seriously want to combat? Me and you had a tiny fun on the net. I’m the guy. Appear on – let’s scrap,” Holland explained (by means of MMAjunkie.com).
A struggle concerning Holland and Perry would no doubt be enjoyable for the lovers. Each fighters have great striking expertise but neither fighter is scared to go to the mat, as Holland has an remarkable submission video game and Perry looked far more relaxed in the grappling against Mickey Gall. In the long run, the UFC will probable pair up Perry versus another welterweight subsequent. But if he wishes to problem himself at 185lbs, then Holland would be a good matchup.
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