“Platinum” Mike Perry Start Flirting With His Upcoming Opponent

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UFC welterweight prospect “Platinum” Mike Perry seems to be very excited for his next fight.

On Tuesday, Perry sent out a tweet directed at his upcoming opponent former UFC title challenger Thiago Alves.

“I wana touch Thiago Alves’ big muscular chest,” Perry said in his tweet.

Perry is expected to fight Alves at UFC 215 on Aug. 19.

Perry is one of the most dangerous strikers in all of MMA. He is coming off the biggest win of his career. In April, Perry knocked out longtime welterweight contender Jake Ellenberger. Overall, Perry has 10 wins in his MMA career and they have all come by knockout or TKO.

Alves is coming off a decision win over fellow former title challenger Patrick Cote. Alves has been competing in the UFC since 2005. His fight against Perry will be his 23rd fight in the promotion. Alves has notable wins against Jordan Mein, Josh Koscheck, and former UFC Welterweight Champion Matt Hughes.