“I Don’t Think Mike’s The Brightest Guy”- Mickey Gall Responds To Bizarre Claims From Mike Perry

Published 06/17/2020, 3:44 AM EDT


UFC Welterweights Mike Perry and Mickey Gall will square off against each other at UFC on ESPN 12. This fight will serve as the co-main event on the card taking place on June 27. Mickey Gall had choice words for his opponent leading up in preparation for his fight. Gall spoke to MMA Junkie on the prospect of taking on ‘Platinum’ Perry.

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Mike Perry announced that he will no longer be training with a traditional fight camp going into his fight with Gall. Perry has opted to train with his Girlfriend full time in training camps going forward. Additionally, he had gone down a similar route in the past with his previous partner who was his main corner-woman.

Mickey Gall on ‘Platinum’ Mike Perry

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Mickey Gall was not surprised by this move from Perry. Although he would remain vary as Mike Perry is always a game opponent.

“I don’t think it’s a very bright idea, but I don’t think Mike’s the brightest guy. It’s kind of an appropriate move. Not shocking. I don’t know what to make of it. I’m not putting too much stock into that, because it’s going to be a fight. It’s a fight and it’s me and him in there”.

“I’m going to have a great corner of coaches. Real, legit coaches and he might not. But that doesn’t make a difference. It’s just going to be us in there”.

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Mike Perry is coming off two tough back to back losses and must take on the lesser experienced fighter in Gall. ‘Platinum’ has had less than positive things to say about Mickey Gall and was not impressed with his last victory.

Chiefly the fight is set to be an exciting slug-fest for the fans as Mike Perry almost never fails to deliver. His high takedown defense means most of his fights are fan-friendly stand-up battles. Mickey Gall will definitely favor his chances if he manages to get to the ground.

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It remains to be seen whether Perry can sustain positive results from his new regime of fighting without a gym affiliation. Not to mention the fact his partner has no formal background in martial arts. In light of these details, the fight will be viewed with more focus and curiosity by fight fans.

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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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