The American professional mixed martial artist Mike Perry competes in the welterweight class of the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC). Perry has been with the UFC since 2016 and continues to delight his fans and supporters of the game. The UFC fighter, who is known for his fast and overwhelming movements in the ring, has fought and advanced against several well-known fighters in the prestigious promotion. Here you will find everything you need to know about him.
Mike Perry Bio
He was born on September 15, 1991, in Flint, Michigan. Young Perry lived with his father, a naval officer in Michigan, and later moved to Apopka in Florida to live with his mother. Growing up in Flint, Perry was one of the few white children and as such exposed to bullying by other children at school. He had to learn very quickly the ability to defend himself against the bullies at all times, so he developed his basic fighting instincts.
At the young age of 11, Mike started training in Muay Thai and gradually became popular because of his impeccable skills in this sport. He fought his way to a state championship as an amateur in Florida and gradually rose to popularity. After his impressive performances in 11 amateur fights, Perry became a professional in 2014. As a professional, he finished all nine opponents in nine fights, setting himself apart from his opponents.
Mike Perry joined the UFC in August 2016 at UFC 202. He competed in his first fight against Lim Hyun-Gyu and defeated him in the first round after he came down on him like an angry animal. Perry defeated his opponent Danny Roberts in the third round at UFC 204, where he kicked him with his knee and confused him with ground and punches.
At the UFC on Fox 22, which took place in December 2016, Perry fought against Alan Jouban but lost by unanimous decision. At UFC Fight Night 108, the fighter defeated Jake Ellenberger in the second round of the fight. At UFC Fight Night 116 he faced Alex Reyes after he replaced Thiago Alves. He defeated Reyes by knockout, which earned him his second “Performance of the Night” bonus award. He received his first one after his overwhelming defeat by Jake Ellenberger in UFC Fight Night 108.
Perry lost his fight against Max Griffin by unanimous decision at the UFC Fox: Emmett vs. He won this fight against Paul Felder at UFC 226 in July 2018. In a total of 15 fights, Perry won 13 and lost 3. He continues to fight his way to the top in challenging and challenging sports.
Mike Perry Net Worth
Not much is known about the net worth of the MMA fighter, but the fact remains that Mike Perry earns his money from his fights as well as several claims from his overwhelming victories. It should be remembered that after his win over Jake Ellenberger at UFC Fight Night 108 in April 2017, Perry received a $50,000 “Performance of the Night” bonus. He went home with a similar award at UFC Fight Night 116.
Personal Life – Wife, Girlfriend
Like most of his colleagues, Mike Perry has certainly written down some stories in his love diary. Behind his victories and struggles is a strong woman named Danielle Nickerson, his longtime girlfriend sometimes referred to as his wife. Nickerson, who has been with the UFC fighter for so long, went from being a girlfriend to a woman who plays the role of a personal assistant. She is always present during his training, puts him in a corner during his fights, and even knows his opponents.
However, there have been sad reports of a break-up between the couple. These reports surfaced in March 2018 when Nickerson resorted to her Instagram grip to announce their separation. According to her post, she is no longer with Mike Perry but will continue to be friends with him and support him. From the post, it was deduced that Nickerson left Mike because of his uncontrollable attraction to women, which she described as a “wandering eye. The news was not well received by the couple’s fans, who hoped for a future for the couple.
Body Measurements – Height Weight
Mike Perry has a good physique that fits his formidable career. He stands at a height of 1.78 m (5ft 10in), which is in good proportion to his weight of 77.3 kg (170.5lbs). He has an impressive range of 71in.