Mike Perry

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Full Name Mike Perry
Age 28 Years Old
Nick Name Mike
Gender Male
Famous As MMA Fighter
Birth Date September 15, 1991
Birth Place Flint, Michigan

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About Mike Perry; MMA Fighter

Born on 15th September 1991, Mike Perry is an American professional mixed martial artist. He is also known as a former professional boxer. He used to admire gangsters and drug dealers at his young age seeing their fancy cars and houses. Moreover, he wanted to be like them. He got arrested at the age of 19 and was prisoned for six months due to involvement in drugs and robbery with his friends. However, he started boxing training at the age of 11 which led to his career in MMA. He is currently competing in the welterweight division of the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC). The real name of Michael Perry is Michael Joseph Perry. He was born in Flint, Michigan, the United State of America, his birthplace. The nationality of Michael Perry is American and his ethnicity is American-White. His race is White. However, he hasn't mentioned specific details about his family members. He celebrates his birthday on 15th September and he celebrated his 28th birthday as of 2019. His religion is Christian and his birth sign is Virgo. Scroll down to know more information about his biography, net worth, personal life, career, birthday, wiki, salary, records, next fight, facts, family details, and more.

Mike Perry against Mickey Gall

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Famous For

  • For being a UFC championship.
  • For being a former professional boxer.

Career of Mike Perry

Early career

  • After completing 11 amateur fights with a record of 8-3, he made his professional debut in September 2014.  
  • He had fought nine times while finishing all his opponents via KO/TKO in just under two years.

UFC career

  • On 20th August 2016, Mike made his UFC debut on short notice against Lim Hyun-Gyu.
  • After Perry dropped him twice with right hands, he defeated Lim via TKO in the first round again dropped him with a left hook, and then followed up with ground and pound before the referee jumped in to stop the fight.
  • On 8th October 2016, he faced Danny Roberts at UFC 204. 
  • By taking a bite from the bar of chocolate Perry told Danny he was going to eat him alive.
  • On 17th December 2016, he faced Alan Jouban at UFC on Fox 22.
  • Unfortunately, he lost his fight with Jouban by unanimous decision.
  • Mike faced Jake Ellenberger on 22nd April 2017 at UFC Fight Night 108 where he defeated Jake via KO in the second round. He was also awarded $50,000 for the Performance of the Night bonus.
  • On September 16, 2017, he was expected to fight with Thiago Alves but Thiago was pulled from the event by replacing with Alex Reyes.
  • He won the match with Reyes via knockout.
  • Perry faced Santiago Ponzinibbio on 16 December 2017 at UFC on Fox: Lawler vs Dos Anjos. He lost his match by unanimous decision.
  • Mike won the latest match which was held on June 27, 2020, at UFC on ESPN faced with Mickey Gall which he won the fight via unanimous decision.
  • Despite the controversial debut of his new girlfriend as his lone cornerman, Perry (14-6) brutalized Mickey Gall over the final two rounds and dominated the grappling exchanges to take home a unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 29-28) inside the UFC Apex facility. 
  • Gall (6-3) showcased his improved striking in the opening round as Perry attempted to headhunt, but once Perry was able to establish advantages in punching power and strength in the clinch, he began to tug on the 28-year-old Gall's gas tank. 
  • In Round 2, Perry dropped his opponent late with a clubbing right hand and a follow up that landed behind the head. Perry worked to full mount and landed vicious elbows before the horn to the end the round. 
  • In the final round, Perry took down an exhausted Gall with ease and worked heavy ground and pound to secure the win. 
  • It was Perry's first win in 14 months and moves his record to 3-5 since 2018. Gall, meanwhile, falls to 2-3 since 2017 and has alternated wins and losses over that time.

Submission Underground

Michael J. Perry faced AI LaQuinta at Chael Sonnen's Submission Underground 11 event on 23rd February 2020. Perry won the match via the fastest escape time.

Championships and accomplishments

  • Ultimate Fighting Championship
  • Performance of the Night (Two times) vs. Jake Ellenberger and Alex Reyes
  • Fight of the Night (Two times) vs. Alex Oliveira and Vicente Luque

 Mike Perry's Wife Danielle Nickerson

Mike is not single anymore. He is a married man. Here is the story of how the duo met each other. One day, his wife (Danielle Nickerson) saw an ad for kickboxing class on a gym and called, but no one answered at the gym. Later, she searched for another gym and called there, but even they didn’t answer but a guy who had answered the phone, and it was Mike, who happened to be a trainer at the gym and was married to Danielle Nickerson on September 7, 2019, after dating her for over 5years. Perry's wife is famed as an athlete who plays professional tennis. As of now, the duo is enjoying their married life a lot. 

Mike Perry With His Wife, Danielle Nickerson

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Mike Perry's Net Worth 2020

The source of income of handsome Mike Perry is from fighting in UFC. Perry's net worth is estimated at millions of US dollars. Whereas, the Platinum Welterweight has disclosed $474,000 a total amount of as his career earning. In the following years, salary and his net worth will be increased. 

Body Measurement of Mike Perry

UFC champion Michael J. Perry's height is about 5 ft and 10 inches which are about 1.78m. His weight measures 77kg which is best for the UFC championship. Handsome Mike's eye color is brown and his hair color is black. He has got a healthy body with a strong body build.