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Mike Perry vs. Diego Sanchez considered, BKFC boss says


Bare Knuckle Fighting Championship (BKFC) President David Feldman knows he will be slack if Mike Perry vs. Diego Sanchez comes to fruition.

Sanchez, 39, is still in negotiations with BKFC, according to Feldman. In a new interview, the BKFC boss suggested that a fight with Perry, 30, is possible.

“Yes, we are still in talks with Diego. We had things to do in New Mexico because we were going to do some things there, but that will be postponed until early next year, ”Feldman told of Sanchez. “His name could come for Mike Perry. But, we always said that when we match Diego we would make sure we matched him correctly and not over his head. I don’t know if Mike Perry is above it. of his head or not, they are two identical styles.

“Diego would be nice, a lot of people would talk about this fight. We would probably get a lot of attention because people say they don’t want to see Diego fight anymore, ”he added. “But, at the end of the day Diego always comes in to fight, and if he’s suited and trained well, you can get a really good Diego who will stay in the middle of the ring and hit him.”

Sanchez (30-13) is 5-5 in 10 fights in the past five years. Four of his victories were by decision; meanwhile, three of the losses came by knockout (KO) or technical knockout (TKO). The ultimate fighter The winner of the first middleweight season has been competing professionally since 2002.

Perry (14-8) is 3-7 in his last 10 fights dating back to December 2017. He’s won all three fights by decision and has finished only twice in that streak. “Platinum” made his professional debut in mixed martial arts (MMA) in September 2014. Perry actually has another (T) KO victory to his credit, although Sanchez has almost twice as many professional fights.

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