Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) Welterweight knockout artists Hyun Gyu Lim and Mike Perry battled last night (Aug. 20, 2016) at UFC 202 inside T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada. Much like the fight preceding it, this was an odd match up of UFC veteran and last-minute replacement. For Lim, this was a chance to extend his win streak and add another highlight to his reel, as the South Korean was the more experienced brawler. Perry, meanwhile, was filling the role of short-notice action fighter. With each of his victories coming via knockout, Perry was hoping to make his own statement and announce himself as a fighter to watch at 170 pounds.
Despite Lim looking absolutely massive, Perry opened up as the more effective fighting, digging low kicks and threatening with fast punches. Just as Lim seemed to be finding his range and landing a bit more, Perry dropped his opponent with a massive overhand about 90 seconds in.
From top position, Perry landed some hard shots after securing the crucifix. Lim managed to power his way back to his feet, but Perry put him down with a right hook once again. This time, Perry came rather close to the finish, but Lim toughed it out a second time.
There wouldn’t be a third.
Lim was still unstable from the previous two knockdowns as he returned to his feet. Despite that, he pushed forward and kept trying to lead with an uppercut. This time, it was Perry’s left hook which dropped the South Korean, and he remained on the ground. This was a hell of a debut for Perry. He’s a young fighter with a reputation for explosively knocking people out quickly, but this was a whole different level of competition. Lim was far larger and more experienced, but that didn’t stop Perry from ….View full article
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