Regardless of being a “low-key” fan, Mickey Gall doesn’t assume Mike Perry has been doing nicely as of late.

The 2 welterweights are set to combat Saturday within the welterweight co-main occasion of UFC on ESPN 12 in Las Vegas. Gall (6-2 MMA, 5-2 UFC) has been making ready for the very best model of his opponent regardless of believing he’s seen the other.

“I’m going to be ready for the very best Mike Perry, but when I actually give it some thought, I feel he’s been regressing,” Gall stated on the UFC on ESPN 12 digital media day. “I do know I’m getting so much higher and I feel he’s on a downward slide, however I’ve been coaching arduous, I’m peaking, and I’m prepared for the very best Mike Perry that’s ever been.”

Perry, as soon as thought to be a vivid prospect within the UFC, is in a tough patch in his profession. “Platinum” is on a two-fight skid and finds himself with a report of 1-Three in his final 4 UFC outings.

Gall believes Perry has taken a step again in his preventing profession.

“In my movie examine you may see that (he’s regressing),” Gall defined. “I feel Mike might be an insecure dude, in all probability had a tricky life developing. I don’t know if he’s dealing with all the things tremendous nicely proper now, however once more, who is aware of. I don’t even need to speculate an excessive amount of as a result of it doesn’t matter. I do know the hand I obtained, I do know what I convey to the desk, and I’m tremendous, tremendous assured.”

Gall has been anticipating a showdown with Perry even earlier than he signed their combat contract. The 28-year-old has been eager to share the octagon with Perry for fairly a while.

“Man it’s about time,” Gall stated. “I’ve talked about this combat to Sean Shelby (UFC matchmaker) for over a 12 months. We love the combat, we love the combat, and now that it’s lastly come to fruition, we’re pleased.

“We set to work as a result of I had a sense this may be coming. I’ve been making ready, you may ask individuals I’ve stated, ‘I wager I’ll combat this dude within the subsequent 12 months,’ and I stated that like a 12 months in the past. I’m simply pleased it’s taking place, and like I stated, I’m a low-key fan of him. He brings it and that’s precisely what I would like. I do know my hand, we just about know his hand, and I’m prepared to put the hand down and let the chips roll.”