“Platinum” Mike Perry seems to be quite enthusiastic for his recently declared battle with former UFC welterweight winner “Ruthless” Robbie Lawler.
News of this dynamite welterweight matchup was noted by ESPN on Thursday. The fight will go down at UFC 255 on November 21.
Perry appears to be to be forecasting a violent spectacle when he’s locked in the cage with the former welterweight winner.
“Prepared like Freddy when you lay down for mattress, get your teddy and rest your head, when this types in excess of somebody long gone be lifeless.” – Mike Perry on Instagram.
Lawler, greatly regarded as one particular of the most exciting fighters in MMA heritage, has not too long ago fallen on difficult instances. Given that getting rid of the welterweight title to Tyron Woodley in summer time, 2016, he has gone 1-4, defeating Donald “Cowboy” Cerrone in his 1st fight after shedding the belt, then coming up short to Rafael dos Anjos, Ben Askren, Colby Covington, and most just lately, Neil Magny.
Perry, on the other hand, shares Lawler’s standing for excitement. He’s been scorching and chilly more than the very last number of a long time, but is now riding an outstanding determination get above Mickey Gall. Prior to that, he suffered back again-to-again defeats to Geoff Neal and Vicente Luque, and picked up a acquire around Alex “Cowboy” Oliveira.
Perry will enter his struggle with Lawler possessing not too long ago had some difficulty outside the cage. Before this yr, the welterweight star was concerned in an altercation at a Texas restaurant, and in the long run knocked out a fellow patron.
In the wake of this incident, the UFC issued a assertion claiming he would not be authorized to struggle all over again until he sought out skilled help. It’s not apparent whether or not Perry got that help ahead of this planned struggle with Lawler.
“UFC is informed and troubled by the movie that was produced past evening about Mike Perry,” the assertion go through. “The conduct displayed by Perry is no reflective of that of our firm. Perry apologized for his behavior and acknowledged he was dissatisfied with himself that his actions might have reflected inadequately on UFC. He more acknowledged that he believes he has some concerns related to alcohol abuse and has informed UFC that he has dedicated to straight away find skilled treatment method, like compound and behavioral counseling. At this time, UFC has educated Perry that he will not be offered a bout, and the parties have agreed to assess following actions for Perry subsequent the completion of his treatment method.”
Who do you feel will occur out on prime when Robbie Lawler and Mike Perry collide at UFC 255?