UFC will not offer Mike Perry a fight until re-evaluating his situation after seeking ‘professional treatment’

Esther Lin, MMA Fighting Mike Perry will seek professional treatment after allegedly assaulting three people in a Texas restaurant earlier this week. On Thursday, UFC officials sent a statement to MMA Fighting regarding Perry’s status with the organization after video surfaced showing the welterweight contender punching an older man during the altercation. According to a […]

Troubled Mike Perry to seek treatment for alcohol dependency

The UFC wasted little time dealing with the Mike Perry situation. Wednesday night, footage emerged of the troubled welterweight fighter punching out an older man during a Tuesday night altercation after an argument at a restaurant in Lubbock, Tex, footage of which can be seen in the video above. Thursday, the UFC released a statement […]

UFC Releases Statement on Mike Perry’s Alleged Fight in Restaurant

A polarizing figure on the Ultimate Fighting Championship roster is now seeking professional help, according to the promotion. View full post on Recent News on Sherdog.com

Video: Mike Perry punches older man in bar dispute, police say three assaulted

Photo by Chris Unger/Zuffa LLC UFC welterweight Mike Perry was caught on video punching an older man after an apparent dispute at a restaurant. Perry, 28, punched the man after a verbal dispute as an unknown woman tried to lead him out of the restaurant. Perry told the man, “I’ll knock your old ass out” […]

Video Appears to Show UFC Fighter Mike Perry Punching Older Man at Restaurant

In a video posted on social media, UFC welterweight Mike Perry is seen punching an older man during an altercation outside of what appears to be a restaurant. View full post on Recent News on Sherdog.com

Video shows UFC’s Mike Perry punch older man in restaurant altercation

A disturbing video emerged Wednesday night, showing UFC welterweight Mike Perry punching a man outside a restaurant. The 1 minute, 43-second video, which can be viewed above, begins with Perry, accompanied by girlfriend Latory Gonzalez, leaving an unidentified establishment. Perry can be heard yelling at a person with whom he’s had an apparent disagreement. After […]

Jorge Masvidal ‘Devastated’ That ATT Coach Mike Brown Will Be Absent from Corner

While Jorge Masvidal got the thumbs up to travel to Abu Dhabi for UFC 251 at the beginning of the week, the same can’t be said for one of his most trusted coaches. View full post on Recent News on Sherdog.com

Mike Dolce doesn’t think Jorge Masvidal will struggle to cut 22 pounds in a week for UFC 251

Despite the short-notice nature, Mike Dolce thinks Jorge Masvidal should be able to make weight for UFC 251 with relative ease. Masvidal got the call to face UFC welterweight champion Kamaru Usman this Saturday on just six days’ notice. According to Masvidal, he weighed 192 pounds on Saturday, which means he’d have to cut 22 […]

Mike Brown Unable to Corner Jorge Masvidal After Testing Positive for COVID-19

American Top Team coach Mike Brown won’t be in Jorge Masvidal’s corner at UFC 251 on Saturday after testing positive for COVID-19. View full post on Recent News on Sherdog.com

Mike Brown tests positive for COVID-19, unable to corner Jorge Masvidal at UFC 251

Mike Brown won’t be in Jorge Masvidal’s corner at UFC 251 after testing positive for the coronavirus. Brown, the longtime American Top Team coach, received his positive test Monday in Las Vegas during pre-fight screenings required to travel to Yas Island, Abu Dhabi where UFC 251 takes place Saturday. The news was first reported by […]

Mike Brown positive for COVID-19, can’t corner Jorge Masvidal at UFC 251

“BMF” champ Jorge Masvidal is down one corner at UFC 251 after his longtime American Top Team coach Mike Brown came up positive for COVID-19. MMA Fighting learned of the news from multiple people aware of Brown’s status. The coach was not immediately reachable for comment, but later confirmed his positive test and said he […]

MMA’s week out of the cage: Fighters salute Mike Tyson on 54th birthday

Social media has become a significant part of the sporting landscape. But few, if any, professional sports match the level of interaction and personal access provided by MMA. In an individual competition in which nearly every athlete is chasing the same goal of financial success and championship glory, it’s important for fighters to provide insight […]

Coach Mike Brown wants Dustin Poirier to get title shot or marquee fight: ‘He’s a draw’

Mike Brown thinks big things should be in Dustin Poirier’s horizon. The former WEC featherweight champion and current American Top Team coach wants to see Poirier get the next shot at the UFC lightweight belt or otherwise be involved in a marquee fight. Of course, Poirier is coming off an impressive win in a “Fight […]

12th Annual World MMA Awards voting is open; MMA Junkie, John Morgan, Mike Bohn nominated

Voting is underway for the 12th Annual World MMA Awards, and Henry Cejudo, Israel Adesanya, Justin Gaethje, Jorge Masvidal and Douglas Lima are up for the top honor. Fighters Only Magazine is again hosting the annual awards, and a black-tie ceremony is tentatively planned for October pending on the state of the coronavirus pandemic. The […]

Mike Perry likes his odds vs. Nate Diaz: ‘I think he’s a skinny, weak little (expletive)’

If you enjoyed his UFC on ESPN 12 win, Mike Perry thinks you’d love a fight between him and Nate Diaz. In an interview with ESPN on Tuesday, Perry (14-6 MMA, 7-6 UFC) was asked about a potential matchup against Diaz (20-12 MMA, 18-11 UFC). While Perry said he respects what Diaz has done in […]

Mike Perry likes his odds versus Nate Diaz: ‘I think he’s a skinny, weak little (expletive)’

If you enjoyed his UFC on ESPN 12 win, Mike Perry thinks you’d love a fight between him and Nate Diaz. In an interview with ESPN on Tuesday, Perry (14-6 MMA, 7-6 UFC) was asked about a potential matchup against Diaz (20-12 MMA, 18-11 UFC). While Perry said he respects what Diaz has done in […]

Between the Links: Dustin Poirier vs. Dan Hooker instant classic, did Mike Perry play us, and more

Photo by Chris Unger/Zuffa LLC Between the Links returns with a special live edition. Mike Heck is joined by MMA Fighting’s Jose Youngs and fellow journalist Kristen King as they battle it out for the BTL interim title. This week, the panel will discuss the incredible UFC on ESPN 12 main event between Dustin Poirier […]

After UFC on ESPN 12, Mike Perry says he’ll fight Darren Till on sight, ‘stick my finger in his eye’

Photo by Chris Unger/Zuffa LLC A quarantine rivalry that started on a lark for Darren Till has become very serious for Mike Perry. After outpointing Mickey Gall at UFC on ESPN 12, Perry welcomed a move up to middleweight to fight the U.K. star. But the way he put it, he might not even wait […]

Coach Mike Brown explains how patience, conditioning were key to Dustin Poirier beating Dan Hooker

Dustin Poirier and Dan Hooker | Photo by Chris Unger/Zuffa LLC Mike Brown knew Dan Hooker was going to be a tough test, which is exactly why Dustin Poirier was prepared to dish out punishment for all five rounds. Just days removed from the UFC on ESPN 12 main event, Poirier’s American Top Team head […]

Mickey Gall vows to ‘grow from this little loss’ to Mike Perry at UFC on ESPN 12

Mickey Gall is looking to get right back into the octagon following his loss to Mike Perry. Gall (6-3 MMA, 5-3 UFC) lost a unanimous decision to Perry in the co-main event of UFC on ESPN 12 after a contest that saw him enjoy plenty of success standing early on. Gall tagged Perry with clean […]

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