Mike Perry was able to make his strategy to the Octagon for his welterweight bout in opposition to Tim Means however his walkout tune was not what he had deliberate.
While Mike Perry will need to have had an ideal monitor to stroll out to, what performed as a substitute was ‘Halo’ by Beyonce.
Perry appeared a bit shocked by this, however he confirmed what a real skilled he was and sang alongside to the tune, regardless of whether or not or not it was a monitor of his alternative.
The musical fake pas will be the most hilarious second of UFC this yr and can absolutely make its strategy to many blooper reels of the Mixed Martial Arts world.
As luck would have it, there can be no divine ‘halo’ round Mike Perry in his struggle although, as he was dismantled by the 23 struggle UFC veteran Tim Means.
Mike began robust displaying his grappling prowesses within the first spherical by taking Means down. However, it was all downhill for Perry from there.
Means showcased his placing, outworking and outhitting Perry all through the 2nd and the third spherical.
Perry, to his credit score, showcased his sturdy chin stopping Means from profitable the struggle by way of a end. Perry additionally landed some nice strikes, particularly whereas countering the taller Means, who did a wonderful job of using his attain benefit.
But, in the end, Means bought the unanimous nod on the judges’ scorecards. The harm obtained by Perry meant he needed to be taken to a hospital after the struggle.
Mike Perry missed weight for his UFC 255 struggle by 4 kilos
Mike Perry was granted a match in opposition to former welterweight champion Robbie Lawler on the again of his spectacular win in opposition to Mickey Gall earlier within the yr. However, Lawler needed to withdraw from the bout as a result of an harm.
Another UFC veteran, Tim Means, was chosen as Lawler’s substitute to struggle Perry as a substitute.
Perry struggled all through the week main as much as the struggle together with his weight minimize, considering quitting on a number of events.
He would weigh in 4 kilos heavier than the permissible restrict however the further weight offered no benefit as he suffered large harm en path to his loss.
He additionally sacrificed 30 p.c of his earnings which can now be handed over to Tim Means.
Published 22 Nov 2020, 18:30 IST