Mike Perry hints at quitting the game throughout brutal weight reduce for UFC 255: ‘It is demise to me’

To say that Mike Perry might be too candid at occasions would, sadly, be an correct assertion.

His no-filter honesty been recognized to draw heavy scrutiny and whereas it has to led to him being revered as a cult favourite, he does additionally invite criticism aplenty.

This time, nevertheless, Perry has tweeted out whereas enduring a nasty weight reduce forward of his struggle towards Tim Means at UFC 255.

In his tweets, Perry claimed that he was 177 presently, however could not put himself by way of hell to chop the ultimate 6 kilos wanted to make weight forward of tonight’s weigh-ins.

In reality, the welterweight even went so far as claiming that he was able to give up the game of MMA and ‘lay the gloves down’.

Perry additionally remarked that he had initially campaigned for a struggle in middleweight however hinted that it was unsuccessful.

The fighter additionally took a shot at followers who have been criticising him, claiming that reducing weight was a torturous ordeal that needed to be exprienced so as to be understood.

Mike Perry anticipated to face Tim Means at UFC 255 

Mike Perry gained his final struggle within the UFC in June towards Mickey Gall through a unanimous determination.

The win bought him a struggle towards former UFC welterweight champion Robbie Lawler at UFC 255.

Lawler, nevertheless, needed to pull out of the struggle as a result of an damage and was changed by one other veteran within the form of Tim Means to sq. off towards Perry.

Whether or not the struggle occurs now or not stays to be seen.

Printed 20 Nov 2020, 18:29 IST

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