Former UFC welterweight Mike Perry believes he’ll face Jake Paul in spite of everything.
‘Platinum’ is famously unbeaten since leaving the UFC in 2021. He’s picked up a number of victories within the BKFC ring, notably defeating Michael ‘Venom’ Web page final August by choice. Perry additionally picked up a victory over professional boxer Michael Seals in Triller Triad Fight in November 2021.
It’s possible due to his latest success that the previous UFC welterweight is focusing on a boxing match with Jake Paul. ‘The Downside Baby’ not too long ago signed to the PFL however is noncommital about combating in MMA in 2023. As an alternative, he want to compete in boxing for his subsequent matchup.
Final month, the YouTuber slammed Tommy Fury for declining to combat him and named Mike Perry as a doable alternative. ‘TNT’ later got here out and hit back at him for these feedback. Nevertheless, it’s value noting that Fury has been scheduled to combat Paul twice, withdrawing from each matches.
As of now, it’s not recognized who Jake Paul will field subsequent. Nevertheless, Perry gave an replace on talks between the 2 of them in a latest interview with MMAFighting. There, the previous UFC fighter defined that he believes the boxing match will certainly occur.
“I imagine it was for mid-February,” Perry instructed MMA Preventing. “I don’t know what I can and might’t say, [because] I would like it to occur, however there was speculated to be a extremely cool location and that intrigued me, I believe it occurs. Whether it is mid-February, I’ll be prepared. I’m prepared this weekend. I’m going to maintain working, street work, raise some weights, eat wholesome, simply maintain feeding myself and keep hungry. That’s me. That’s what I do.” (h/t MMAFighting)
He continued, “…So far as I do know, it’s the identical because it was. Not a lot has actually modified, and we’re in the identical place as we had been in a number of days in the past. I’m simply calling individuals out and staying able to compete, however I’ll let you know, it doesn’t matter to me. I really like boxing. I’m able to throw palms. I can take a hell of a punch, I give it again, I’m getting slick, I’m shifting correctly, and I’ve at all times been a boxer deep down.”
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