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UFC 202 fight card: Hyun Gyu Lim vs Mike Perry full fight preview

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Hyun Gyu Lim and Mike Perry will throw down this Saturday (Aug. 20, 2016) at UFC 202 inside T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada. In a match up of knockout artists, what adjustments must be made for either man to claim victory? Find out below!

Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) Welterweight contender Hyun Gyu Lim and Mike Perry throw down this Saturday (Aug. 20, 2016) at T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada.

Lim has slipped up in his pair of fights with top competition, but otherwise he’s been pretty flawless. Opposite a debuting opponent, Lim is planning to bring the violence. Meanwhile, Perry may be an unknown, but he’s been given a big opportunity here. On the main card of one of the biggest pay-per-views (PPV) of the year, Perry has a chance to announce himself as a major fighter to watch.

Let’s break it down:

Hyun Gyu Lim
Record: 13-5-1
Key Wins: Pascal Krauss (UFC 164), Marcelo Guimaraes (UFC on Fuel TV 8)
Key Losses: Tarec Saffiedine (UFC Fight Night 34), Neil Magny (UFC Fight Night 66)
Keys to Victory: Lim is a physical force in his division. One of the largest Welterweights on the roster, the South Korean fighter simply mauls most of his opponents.

For better or worse, that’s pretty much his entire strategy.

Opposite a short-notice opponent, that should work pretty well. However, Lim does need to be a bit wary, as Perry has knocked out each and every one of his opponents in the first two rounds. With that in mind, Lim should rely on his dangerous clinch game. At that distance, it will be harder for Perry to uncork his power punches cleanly.

Additionally, fighting in the clinch is very exhausting. Since his opponent has taken this bout on about two weeks notice, conditioning is likely to be an issue for the young fighter.

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