(Video) Mike Perry flies to Russia, gets into press conference brawl with Magomed Ismailov

Mike Perry has always been somewhat of a loose cannon. Even though Perry is a tad less flamboyant as of right now he’s still the stereotypical ‘Florida man’ meme.

Perry was with the UFC until April of 2021 when he lost to Daniel Rodriguez at which point UFC opted to release him. Perry has since transitioned to Bare knuckle boxing and has even challenged Nate Diaz to a BKFC bout in the fall out from his UFC departure.

“He’s [Diaz] still got a lot of gas left in the tank, he’s still interested in some big fights in his career and I think that’s what it’s about. If he wants to accept the challenge [and] challenge himself, he loves to box, I know he likes jiu-jitsu too, so I don’t know if it’s something that he would be fully interested in because, you know, without jiu-jitsu against me and just boxing, I don’t know if he sees himself having a chance against me in the bare-knuckle boxing ring.”

But Perry made headlines today with an unlikely trip to Russia. Perry was there for a press conference ahead of the “Ren TV Fight Club” tournament. Mike Perry was there to corner longtime friend and training partner Alex Nicholson this week for “The Spartan’s” upcoming fight at Ren TV Fight Club

There things got heated and Perry escalated the situation into a full on brawl.

Ismailov is a 36 year old Russian MMA pro with an MMA record consisting of 17 wins and 3 losses.

“I almost got jumped in there but luckily people broke it up,” Perry told his Instagram followers. “In Russia, if you call someone a ‘mother f**ker,’ they think you talking about someone’s mom, so then the whole team comin’ to get you. But in America when you say ‘mother f**ker,’ it’s like normal words, mother fu**ker. It’s normal, man, I’m not talking about your mama. Chill bro, one on one.”

Fortunately the scuffle was broken up before things got too far out of control.