Introducing Mike Perry and his Girlfriend Latory & Ex-wife Danielle

Michael Joseph Perry is an American professional MMA fighter. He currently fights in the Welterweight division for the UFC. He was born on September 15, 1991, in Flint, Michigan. The 29-year-old American has a height of 5 ft 10 in (1.78 m) and weighs 171 lb (78 kg; 12.2 st). His birth sign is Virgo and he is a Christian.

Mike Perry Family And Childhood

Mike Perry grew up between Michigan and Florida. For much of his life, he attended different schools. His father brought him up in Apopka, Florida. However, details about his mother remain undisclosed. He shares three siblings - one brother and two sisters. His brother, Alex, is also a UFC fighter. Mike has revealed that he was bullied a lot in school and that he was introduced to MMA by one of his father's friends.

Mike Perry has attended multiple schools in Michigan and Florida. In school, he was bullied a lot for being white, which led to a lot of fights. This unstable lifestyle led him to a path of drugs, house arrest, probation violation, and jail. Mike started boxing at age of 11. Upon his release from jail, he got a job as a trainer at a UFC gym in Winter Springs, Florida.

Mike Perry Relationship Status

Mike Perry's girlfriend is Latory Gonzalez. However, this is not his first serious relationship. Mike Perry married Danielle Nickerson in 2019, after five years of dating. 

Mike Perry With Girlfriend Latory Gonzalez
Mike Perry With Girlfriend Latory Gonzalez

Mike Perry and Ex-wife Danielle Nickerson

Danielle Nickerson is a professional tennis player. Danielle Nickerson and Perry separated in 2020. On October 20, 2020, Danielle gave an interview in which she described repeated incidents of alleged verbal and physical abuse from Mike. She asserts that one night during an argument in February 2020, Mike became angry after an altercation with a woman at a bar, and once they were home, took his frustrations out on Danielle by pushing her to the ground and hitting her with a flurry of punches, causing her face to bruise. 

Mike Perry Getting Married To Now Ex Wife Danielle Nickerson
Mike Perry Getting Married To Now Ex Wife Danielle Nickerson

Mike Perry's ex-wife also stated that after the incident, she was picked up by Mike's mother and was taken to her home and that when Mike later arrived at his mother's home, Perry's mother locked him out and called 911. This 911 call was later leaked to the press. She also alleged that during a prior incident, Mike struck her in the forehead while wearing his wedding ring and left a hematoma. She also stated that it got so bad that as soon as she and Mike split, she immediately filed for a restraining order against Mike. Mike denies the allegations and no charges were filed. In January 2019, a sparring video between Mike and Danielle was released. In that video, Mike drops Danielle with a vicious body shot.

Mike Perry Current Girlfriend Latory Gonzalez

Mike Perry has been dating Latory Gonzalez since 2020, after his divorce from Danielle Nickerson. Reportedly, it was fellow UFC fighter JonJones, who introduced the future couple to each other. Jon knew Latory from before and was in a bar when Mike walked in. He introduced the two and sparks flew immediately. Mike and Latory apparently held hands and left the bar together. Since then, Latory has been the sole person in Mike's corner in his UFC fights, in which he has performed extraordinarily. In January 2021, Latory gave birth to a baby boy.

Mike Perry's girlfriend, Latory Gonzalez, was born in 1992, in Lubbock, Texas. After completing her high school education at a local school, she joined the Lubbock Christian University for her college. She was also closely associated with the Churches of Christ. She started training in wrestling and boxing at a young age. She has competed in several wrestling organizations in the US and has a stellar track record in collegiate wrestling.

Mike Perry Kids

Mike Perry and Latory Gonzalez have one son together. Latory gave birth to Ocean on January 6, 2021.

Mike Perry Random Facts

Mike Perry has been on the receiving end of a string of allegations. He has received criticism for his use of homophobic and racist slurs. He was also accused of domestic violence by his ex-wife. On New Years' Eve 2016, Mike was involved in an altercation in Orlando, Florida, which left a stranger unconscious. In July 2020, Mike was involved in an altercation with three people at a restaurant, including an elderly man and a woman. He also used the N-word during the altercation.

Mike Perry Net Worth

Mike Perry has an estimated net worth of over $1 million.

Mike Perry With Ex Wife Danielle Nickerson
Mike Perry With Ex Wife Danielle Nickerson

Mike Perrys Girlfriend Latory Gonzalez Working In His Corner
Mike Perrys Girlfriend Latory Gonzalez Working In His Corner