VIDEO: Mike Perry Posts Bizarre Video of Blood Stained Leg on Social Media

Published 01/03/2021, 11:24 PM EST


UFC welterweight Mike Perry’s 2021 hasn’t started off quite like one would have imagined, given the recent information that has surfaced. Perry posted some rather concerning content to his Instagram stories that had fans and MMA pundits alike quite concerned. Chiefly, the video grab sees Mike Perry having sustained a meaningful and bloody injury to his left leg.

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The video grab picks up Perry filming a shattered glass sliding door that is cracked down the middle. The fighter then cuts to his injured leg. ‘Platinum’ Perry’s limb is bleeding excessively, and it’s unclear the extent to which he is compromised.

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What’s more, the MMA community is concerned as to why Perry would feel compelled to videotape such an incident for his social media. However, the genesis of the situation is still very much up to speculation.

Mike Perry: Beyond the cage

The MMA world quickly jumped on the aforementioned situation, as Perry has made it a point to push the boundaries. This isn’t the first unsavory incident that ‘Platinum’ has been involved in, and it will unlikely be the last. 2020 came in filled with its fair share of instances, and it seems like he’s determined to carry the same trend forward.

Read: UFC Informs Mike Perry That He Will Not be Offered a Fight Currently

A YouTuber, David Abbasi, MD took it upon himself to get to the bottom of Mike Perry’s injury and he discussed the matter. Abbasi put his clinical knowledge to the test and provided a medical insight into the bizarre occurrence.

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On the fighting front, Mike Perry is coming off a loss to veteran Tim Means at UFC 255. The 14-7 fighter hasn’t shown consistency in his career. He will have to realign his efforts in his upcoming bouts to regain his status as a meaningful threat.

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He’s 2-3 in his last five fights spanning all the way back to 2019, and his finishing rate has depleted as of late. Time will be the best indication as to whether he’ll continue his UFC run through 2021 and beyond.

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Darryl Pinto

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Darryl Pinto is a senior MMA writer at EssentiallySports. He is currently pursuing his graduate degree in Mass Media (with a specialization in Journalism) out of Xavier’s College and has a year's experience in his current role. Darryl specializes in predictions, reporting, and covering UFC events live.

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