UFC Welterweight KO artist Mike Perry has taken to his official societal media account to show that his UFC 255 opponent Robbie Lawler has withdrawn in their forthcoming matchup.
Furthermore, Perry asserted that he is asked for Khamzat Chimaev to function as a replacement for Lawler in UFC 255.
- Mike Perry announced that Robbie Lawler has withdrawn from their UFC 255 fight due to an injury.
- Mike Perry is open to fighting against Khamzat Chimaev.
Mike Perry is regarded as one of the most enjoyable characters in the game of MMA today. Perry’s aggressive, high-risk fighting fashion and vaunted KO power have earned him a considerable number of fans over the course of his UFC career.
But Perry has, occasionally, been criticized because of his run-ins with the law outside the MMA cage. Perry was involved in a physical altercation with an older gentleman earlier this year. Furthermore, the favorite UFC fighter’s former wife, Danielle Nickerson, lately opened up on the alleged domestic abuse she endured at the hands of Perry. On his part, he has denied the aforesaid allegations levied against him by Nickerson.
Contemplating Perry’s exciting fighting fashion within the Octagon and his apparently controversial behavior away from the realm of MMA, Perry has gathered a sizable fanbase comprising of a plethora of combat sports lovers. On the other hand, certain parts of the MMA world compliments Perry’s entertaining character and antics. On the other hand, some others condemn him because of his alleged wrongdoings in his private life.
It had been earlier this year that Mike Perry confirmed he is scheduled to confront Robbie Lawler in UFC 255 on November 21st, 2020. Both Perry and former UFC Welterweight Champion Lawler are extremely popular among MMA fans and experts. Therefore, their UFC 255 fight was regarded as a grand chance for Perry to ascend to the upper echelons of the promotion’s Welterweight division.
But, Mike Perry has taken to his official Twitter accounts and put forth a tweet that read as follows:
— Platinum Mike Perry (@PlatinumPerry) October 28, 2020
Mike Perry is receptive to fighting Khamzat Chimaev at Middleweight
From the tweet set forth by Mike Perry, the talented competitor noted that Robbie Lawler has pulled from their UFC 255 Welterweight bout owing to an injury. Perry added that they’re currently on the lookout for a fighter who might replace Lawler and compete against the former at UFC 255.
Furthermore, Mike Perry explained that he’s asked for a chance to fight Khamzat Chimaev and that they can fight in the Middleweight division. Chimaev is presently an undefeated fighter who is completed all three of his own UFC opponents since having made his promotional introduction earlier this year.
Chimaev competes in both the Welterweight and Middleweight branches, thereby ensuring that a possible struggle against Mike Perry in either division is well within the realm of possibility.