Despite that, he pushed forward and kept trying to lead with an uppercut. Highlights! 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. Perry was confident all week long, feeling he was going to knock out the UFC veteran. The undefeated welterweight prospect took on South Korea’s Hyun Gyu Lim on the main card of UFC 202. Hyun Gyu Lim vs Mike Perry full fight preview: Head-to-toe Welterweight match breakdown for UFC 202 main card match this Saturday (Aug. 20, 2016) inside T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada. You can find his podcast, The Fight Club Chicago and subscribe on iTunes. View Lim vs. Perry fight video, highlights, news, Twitter updates, and fight results. Mike is able circle out, and is able to drop Lim with a huge overhand right. He’s not a young fighter, and his overall game is simply too reliant on power to get by. We'll never pass along your email address to spammers, scammers, or the like. Here’s how Hyun Gyu Lim vs. Mike Perry unfolded, round-by-round, including FanSided’s scoring of the fight. Perry, meanwhile, was filling the role of short-notice action fighter. Few fighters get to have their UFC debut on the main card of a heavily hyped pay-per-view, but that was the opportunity that Mike Perry received. @PlatinumPerry trying to finish! You can email him at and can find him on Twitter @SMuehlhausenMMA. At UFC 202, Mike Perry made a dramatic statement by knocking out Hyun Gyu Lim in the first round. 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. He’s lost a couple of fights prior, but those have come to established talents. For complete UFC 202: "Diaz vs McGregor" results and play-by-play, click HERE! He’s a young fighter with a reputation for explosively knocking people out quickly, but this was a whole different level of competition. Steven Muehlhausen is an MMA and boxing writer and contributor for Sporting News. Lim catches a fight and backs Perry up to the cage with a series of punches. Perry (6-0) was looking to keep his record flawless in his UFC debut. This time, Perry came rather close to the finish, but Lim toughed it out a second time. This is a major disappointment for Lim. A win tonight would have made the 24-year-old an undefeated prospect to watch. A victory here would bolster the 31-year-old’s UFC record that consisted of three wins and two losses. 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. Lim managed to power his way back to his feet, but Perry put him down with a right hook once again. Lim gets back to his feet, only to get demolished by a big left hand. Lim vs. Perry at UFC 202 on Tapology. Your privacy is safe with us. Your favorite teams, topics, and players all on your favorite mobile devices. The Floridian knockout artist had ended every one of his fights by knockout, and wanted to continue that streak inside the Octagon. There’s no doubt Perry is now a serious prospect at 170 pounds. Perry was confident all week long, feeling he was going to knock out the UFC veteran. Round 1: “Big” John McCarthy is the third man in the cage for this welterweight fight. Lim connected on a couple of uppercuts and then Perry dropped Lim with a right hand. By choosing I Accept, you consent to our use of cookies and other tracking technologies. In all honesty, the ship has sailed on Lim as a potential contender. Few fighters get to have their UFC debut on the main card of … Finally, Lim fights his way back up only to get dropped a third and final time. McCarthy steps in to wave the fight off, and could’ve actually had done so earlier. Early on, he pestered Lim with hard low kicks — taking a page from Tarec Saffiedine’s book — which ensured that Lim would try to close the distance. Lim has found some success simply because he’s a giant who hits hard, but that’s hardly a recipe for success on its own in high-level MMA. Perry Lights Up Lim in Stellar Debut, Khabib Nurmagomedov Red Eagle Hoodie With Foil, Sean “Sugar” O’Malley Multi-Graphic T-Shirt, Black UFC Fan Gear Pride Fighting T-shirt, ‘If He Wants To Come Back And Do It, Our Managers Will Talk’, Chandler Wants 4 Man Tournament For The Lightweight Belt, UFC 254, The Morning After: Khabib Sprints To The Finish. This was a hell of a debut for Perry. The 6’3″ Lim has a six-inch reach advantage and starts using it early by attacking at range. Please also read our Privacy Notice and Terms of Use, which became effective December 20, 2019. UFC 202 results and highlights: Tim Means vs. Sabah Homasi, Olympic taekwondo results August 20: Zheng, Isaev win gold in heavyweight, UFC 202: Diaz vs. McGregor 2 Live results and highlights tracker, Conor McGregor: My next fight 'might not be' in the UFC (Video), Dana White wants Donald Cerrone to stay a welterweight, UFC 202, Diaz vs McGregor 2: Things we learned, Top 25 Super Bowl Performances of All Time, Each NHL Team's Most Likely Future Hall of Famer, 30 Greatest Teams in Premier League History, 28 most memorable buzzer beaters in March Madness history. Perry was trying to finish the fight with ground and pound punches, but Lim survived and got up. "I’m not here to make friends," Perry told Joe Rogan in his post-fight interview. Despite Lim looking absolutely massive, Perry opened up as the more effective fighting, digging low kicks and threatening with fast punches. #UFC202 He did just that, beating Lim by TKO at 3:38 of the first round. Additionally, he seems like a bit of a character outside of the Octagon, which will surely draw attention to him as well. Perry wins via TKO (Punches), Down goes LIM!!!!! Stream UFC 254: 'Khabib Vs. Gaethje' LIVE - Click Here, UFC 202 results: 'McGregor vs Diaz 2' live stream updates, video highlights and recaps, Guy Who Sat His Ass Down Tells Guy To Sit His Ass Down, RECAP! UFC lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov had the ‘worst camp’ ever leading into his title defense this weekend at UFC 254. Khabib Slices Through Gaethje In Final UFC Fight. From top position, Perry … Lim was still unstable from the previous two knockdowns as he returned to his feet. Where does the UFC newcomer’s ceiling lie? He follows it up with several more punches, but Lim manages to survive for now. However, Lim (13-5-1) was looking to use his experience against his younger opponent. Get the results of the opening two pay-per-view bouts at UFC 202: Diaz vs. McGregor 2 in Las Vegas, Nevada, as Mike Perry crumpled Hyun Gyu Lim… The South Korean fighter was coming off a loss to Neil Magny at UFC Fight Night 66, but had won eight of his last nine fights before that. Lim was far larger and more experienced, but that didn’t stop Perry from running through him. Powered by Minute Media © 2020 All Rights Reserved. The end for Lim came when Perry landed a powerful left hook and referee John McCarthy stopped the fight. Perry lands a couple of nice right leg kicks to Lim’s left leg. Just like that, Perry is now an undefeated knockout artist with a solid highlight reel. Both welterweights were looking to shine on the platform they were given, and show that they have a bright future ahead in their fighting careers. Perry is fast, and he has a clear understanding of distance. "I did what I had to do.". Lim did so sloppily, and Perry countered viciously. Moments later, Perry dropped Lim again with a right hand, but Lim somehow got back to his feet. The fight began with Perry trying to be the aggressor and land heavy shots with both hands. To learn more or opt-out, read our Cookie Policy. Watch UFC 254 full fight video highlights: Khabib Nurmagomedov vs. Justin Gaethje earlier today (Sat., Oct. 24, 2020) live on ESPN+ PPV from "Fight Island" in Abu Dhabi, featuring the second-round submission finish by Khabib. This time, he faced a foe with less experience and less notice, but he was utterly mauled. Big upset win. Much like the fight preceding it, this was an odd match up of UFC veteran and last-minute replacement. Find out what Justin Gaethje had to say after his submission loss to Khabib Nurmagomedov at UFC 254. From top position, Perry landed some hard shots after securing the crucifix. This time, it was Perry’s left hook which dropped the South Korean, and he remained on the ground. Build your custom FanSided Daily email newsletter with news and analysis on All MMA and all your favorite sports teams, TV shows, and more. Here is how the UFC 202 welterweight bout between Hyun Gyu Lim vs. Mike Perry went down. 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. 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. Mike Perry was undefeated heading into his UFC debut against Hyun Gyu Lim at UFC 202. Mike Perry was undefeated heading into his UFC debut against Hyun Gyu Lim at UFC 202. MMA Mania, UFC news, results, videos, rumors, fights, UFC 202 results from last night: Hyun Gyu Lim vs Mike Perry fight review, analysis, Gaethje Believes Khabib Was ‘In A Bad Spot’ Before Submission Win. Khabib Had Broken Foot, Mumps Leading Into UFC 254 Title Fight. 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