UFC’s Mike Perry ‘Spills own blood’ in alarming social media posts

Aug 10, 2019; Montevideo, Uruguay; Mike Perry (blue gloves) reacts to fight against Vicente Luque (red gloves) during UFC Fight Night at Antel Arena. Mandatory Credit: Jason Silva-USA TODAY Sports

2020 was a very eventful year for the UFC‘s Mike Perry (14-7). Perry had two fights inside the octagon, however, it was what happened outside the octagon that made headlines nationally.

For starters, Perry punched an old man in a bar while yelling the N-Word. Then, Perry was accused of domestic violence by his ex, and then he badly missed weight for his last fight at UFC 255.

Inside the octagon, Perry went 1-1. However, he also raised eyebrows by fighting with no coaches and choosing to have his fiancé in his corner for his last couple of fights. Perry has also been very active on social media and not in a good way.

Starting yesterday, Perry tweeted messages regarding anyone coming up to him and asking him a question. Now, I completely understand where he’s coming from in the sense of wanting privacy.

However, the manner in which Perry voiced the message was a little concerning. Then today, the UFC welterweight tweeted out saying that he’s happy to spill his own blood because whatever he does is not enough so he acts out.

The UFC welterweight also posted the below video of himself after he seemingly put his foot through a glass window. Please be advised that the video does contain some graphic images. 

Should the UFC get involved?

Stating the obvious here, but Mike Perry needs some serious help. The man is just not all there mentally and needs help. The UFC needs to step in and do one of two things in my opinion.

The first thing they should do is try and get this guy the help he needs. He’s a good fighter with a ton of personality who just needs some help controlling his emotions. Perhaps the UFC could assist with that.

If they can’t get him any help, they need to cut him and move on. Perry is a PR nightmare for the UFC as things currently stand. He’s constantly bringing negative attention to himself and the sport.

I actually really like Mike Perry. He’s incredibly entertaining and the guy is incredibly tough when he steps into the octagon. I want to see him get things worked out. However, if things keep going down this path, the promotion needs to move on.