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Mike Perry turned down a suggestion to combat on Jake Paul vs. Mike Tyson undercard: “One other choice to have more cash”


BKFC’s Mike Perry was supplied the prospect to face a former champion on the undercard of Jake Paul vs. Mike Tyson.

Mike Perry, BKFC

‘Platinum’ is recent off his return to the bare-knuckle boxing ring in opposition to Thiago Alves earlier this month. In the primary occasion of BKFC: KnuckleMania IV, Mike Perry scored a first-round knockout victory over the Brazilian. Simply weeks faraway from that victory, the previous UFC welterweight is in talks for his subsequent combat.

Talking on The MMA Hour with Ariel Helwani earlier at present, Mike Perry mentioned his future. There, the BKFC star revealed that he was in discussions to combat on the undercard of the Jake Paul vs. Mike Tyson undercard. ‘The Downside Little one’ and ‘Iron Mike’ are set to collide in an expert boxing match on July twentieth in Dallas.

Nonetheless, Mike Perry received’t be preventing within the occasion this summer time. Through the interview, the BFKC contender revealed that there’s an alternative choice that’s extra worthwhile than preventing on the undercard of Paul vs. Tyson. Nonetheless, Perry declined to call what that different choice really is.

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Jake Paul, Mike Tyson

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Mike Perry reveals supply to combat on the undercard of Jake Paul vs. Mike Tyson boxing match

Nonetheless, Mike Perry revealed his opponent for the undercard of Paul vs. Tyson would’ve been Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. The previous WBC middleweight champion and son of Julio Cesar Chavez has struggled in the previous couple of years. Since shedding to Canelo Alvarez, Chavez Jr. has badly struggled with substance abuse. Consequently, he’s suffered many losses, together with to Anderson Silva in 2021.

“I used to be like oh, I’m concerned about being on the Mike Tyson Netflix card.” Mike Perry acknowledged on The MMA Hour earlier at present, revealing the boxing supply. “To get that publicity in opposition to this, licensed, skilled boxer. However the cash, and there was an alternative choice that may be [big] and I might solely select one in every of them. It was like, there was one other choice to have more cash, and presumably opens extra doorways, and there’s some incentives concerned.”

He continued, “I used to be like, this could be extra fascinating [than being on the undercard]. Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. [was the opponent]. That will’ve been cool, however [it’s not happening].”

What do you make of those feedback from the BKFC ‘King Of Violence’ champion? Do you need to see Mike Perry on the undercard of Jake Paul vs. Mike Tyson?

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