Platinum Mike Perry goes to a seminar, taught by Tyron Woodley

Platinum Mike Perry goes to a seminar, taught by Tyron Woodley

Now this is cool. A UFC fighter wanting to get better, goes to a seminar taught by the UFC Champion of their division.

After starting his career 9-0 with all wins coming by knockout, Mike ‘Platinum’ Perry hit his first roadblock. A unanimous decision loss to Alan Jouban threw a monkey wrench in Perry’s world domination plan. Not one to rest on his laurels, Perry got right back to work.

His personal Twitter info section clearly states,

“I come to fight! Anyone! Anywhere! Anytime!”

Perry got off to a rough start with fans when his brash attitude was a little to unpolished for their taste. Since then, his fighting has done all of his talking. Perry always brings it and I think it is starting to rub off on people. We are in the fight business, not the ‘who likes me the most’ business. If there is someone who fights like a lion every time they put the gloves on… 10 out of 10 times I am going to want to watch that person fight.

To get better at anything, you have to change things up and challenge yourself. If you take your ego out of it and are willing to learn… That’s the sign of a student of the game. After his first career loss, Perry looks to be making adjustments.

Is there anything more humble than Mike Perry doing a paid seminar that Tyron Woodley, the champion of their division, is teaching? That is Mike Perry saying: I don’t care what people think. I am going to train with the best in the world at welterweight and see what I can learn. Perry showed great humility by doing a seminar that Woodley taught.

Mike Perry is a UFC fighter. I’m sure he could have just trained with Woodley, if he asked. He instead went the route of being part of the general public. Just went in as a guy willing to gain knowledge from the champ.

That, ladies and gentlemen, is the definition of ‘humble’.