UFC Denver: Donald Cerrone Taps Out Mike Perry to Make UFC History

Donald Cerrone tapped out Mike Perry tonight at UFC Denver and in doing so, “Cowboy” set two, UFC records.

Perry came out hunting with his big punches, while Cerrone countered with level changes and strikes. Approximately halfway into the opening round, Perry took Cerrone down, however, the welterweight reversed nicely.

In the ensuing ground battle, Perry retook the top position but found himself defending an armbar not long after. Eventually, Perry tapped, handing Cerrone his 21st UFC win, the most in the promotion’s history. In addition, Cerrone recorded his 15th finish in the Octagon, another, new UFC record.

Here are the results thus far for UFC Denver.

Donald Cerrone def. Mike Perry via submission (armbar) R1, 4:46
Germaine de Randamie def. Raquel Pennington via unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)
Beneil Dariush def. Thiago Moises via unanimous decision (30-25, 30-25, 30-26)
Maycee Barber def. Hannah Cifers via TKO (punches & elbows) R2, 2:01
Mike Trizano def. Luis Pena via split decision (29-28, 28-29, 30-27)
Ashley Yoder def. Amanda Cooper via split decision (29-28, 27-30, 29-28)
Bobby Moffett def. Chas Skelly via TKO (D’Arce choke) R2, 2:43
Davi Ramos def. John Gunther via submission (rear-naked choke) R1, 1:57
Devonte Smith def. Julian Erosa via KO (punches) R1, 0:46
Eric Shelton def. Joseph Morales via split decision (29-28, 27-30, 30-27)
Mark De La Rosa def. Joby Sanchez via split decision (29-28, 28-29, 30-27)

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