UFC welterweight star Mike Perry has taken to his official social media account to take a jibe at MMA sensation Khamzat Chimaev.
Mike Perry composed a tweet that sure sections of the MMA group view as a tad insulting in the direction of Khamzat Chimaev. Many imagine that Perry is suggesting that he’s prepared to struggle Chimaev. Platinum Perry’s tweet in query learn:
“Did kumquat @KChimaev discover an opp ?”
Mike Perry is coming off a loss at UFC 255
Mike Perry final competed at UFC 255 on November twenty first, 2020. He misplaced by way of unanimous choice to Tim Means, however the loss was overshadowed by the truth that Perry missed weight for the struggle after flaunting his junk meals food regimen.
Perry was the recipient of a substantial quantity of criticism for lacking the 171-pound non-title bout welterweight restrict for his UFC 255 matchup in opposition to Tim Means.
Resultantly, Perry forfeited 30 % of his UFC 255 struggle purse to his opponent Means. Within the struggle itself, Perry obtained off to a superb begin, showcasing wonderful grappling abilities in spherical one of many struggle.
Nevertheless, Means utilized his jab to nice impact within the struggle and fought from lengthy vary to maintain the damaging KO artist Perry at bay.
Tim Means outworked Mike Perry on the toes in rounds two and three, with Perry being unable to enter shut vary and use his vaunted knockout energy to harm Means.
Perry ended up dropping by way of unanimous choice to Means, and it’s unclear the place the gifted welterweight fighter goes after his lackluster displaying at UFC 255.
Khamzat Chimaev’s struggle with Leon Edwards has been postponed
Khamzat Chimaev made his UFC debut in July 2020 and has amassed three spectacular victories within the time since.
Chimaev competes in each the welterweight and middleweight divisions. Borz (The Chechen Wolf) final fought in September, scoring a terrifyingly violent 17-second KO win in opposition to veteran UFC fighter Gerald Meerschaert.
Chimaev was subsequently booked to face high-ranking welterweight contender Leon Edwards in the primary occasion bout of UFC Vegas 17. The UFC Vegas 17 struggle card is about to happen on December nineteenth, 2020.
Nonetheless, Chimaev reportedly examined optimistic for COVID-19 in late November however the perception was that he’d nonetheless have the ability to struggle on December nineteenth.
A few days later, Leon Edwards withdrew from the struggle after testing optimistic for COVID-19. Edwards is claimed to have been affected a lot worse than Chimaev, owing to which their struggle has been scrapped from the UFC Vegas 17 occasion. Chimaev is now prone to face Edwards early subsequent 12 months.
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Revealed 04 Dec 2020, 06:00 IST