Mike Perry Fires Back at Michael Jai White With NSFW Racial Slur

Mike Perry and Michael Jai White

Getty Mike Perry weighing in for UFC 202 and Michael Jai White at the opening of "Mortal Kombat Legacy."

In the last few days, UFC welterweight Mike “Platinum” Perry and action movie star Michael Jai White have been trading verbal barbs back and forth on Twitter. Well, Platinum just took their Twitter war to the next level.

To catch up on how this war of words started, click here.

Earlier today, Michael Jai White tried to defuse the situation by tweeting that the conflict “ends now.” He was waving the white flag at Perry, ready to stop the online battle.

Mike Perry wasn’t finished, however. He tweeted a racial slur that has started a Twitter storm.

Perry’s tweet reads: “Blood and bone more like b***h a** ni**a.” He ended the tweet by tagging Michael Jai White.

The aftermath from this tweet is still developing, but Perry is currently being lambasted online for his racial slur.

Platinum replied to all his critics with this tweet:

“You have to make a big deal out of this. A white man said that to you because you straight up being one. Y’all can’t act like you don’t hear me. It was bull shit he was trying to slander a real gangsta so people would think he more than an actor.”

He followed that tweet up with another:

“You are already offended I’m alive and breathing.”

And then finally:

“So fight me or pay me.”

Michael Jai White has yet to respond to Platinum’s racist remark.

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Mike Perry Has Cultivated a Strong Following Since His UFC Debut at UFC 202

In the three and a half years that Perry has fought for the UFC, he has built a following of fans with his exciting fighting style and eccentric personality. He joined the promotion in 2016 boasting an undefeated record of 7-0 with all his wins coming via KO or TKO.

Platinum’s Octagon debut was on one of the biggest fight cards ever, UFC 202: Diaz vs. McGregor 2. Aware of his ferocity and fan-pleasing style, the UFC brass placed him on the main card opposite Korean fighter Hyun Gyu Lim.

Fans first took notice of Platinum’s wild side during the UFC 202 weigh-in when he faked a handshake with Lim, got into a fighting stance, and roared a battle cry.

Here is the video of that encounter:


Mike Perry goes crazy at UFC 202 weigh ins against Hyun Gyu Lim!Mike Perry went crazy on UFC 202 weigh ins. He just made a new trick and went super sayayin.2016-08-21T00:51:52.000Z

When the cage locked on fight night, Perry only needed 3 minutes and 38 seconds to finish Lim. Platinum gained a lot of new fans with that highlight reel win, and after 11 more fights in the UFC many more have jumped onto the bandwagon.

Although he has a strong fan appeal, Perry has an even record in the UFC with six wins and six losses. Whether he is finishing someone in the first round, getting finished in the first round, or fighting to a three-round decision, many fans have tuned in to see Platinum brawl.

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