Mike Perry & Longtime Girlfriend Split Up Shortly After Covington Comments


Mike Perry hasn’t just suffered two straight defeats under the UFC banner, but has now suffered a big loss in his personal life.

Danielle Nickerson, who has served as both Perry’s girlfriend and cornerwoman, has announced that the couple are no longer together.

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An announcement was made by Nickerson on Instagram:



PLEASE READ IN FULL!! Mike & I are no longer together. I wanted to explain what is going on because there are so many people who have shown me/us so much love and support and have invested into us, and felt like you guys deserve answers. I also don’t want to get hundreds of comments on my photos from here on out about, “where’s Mike” “why aren’t you together” and such. I am a huge believer in God & that everything happens for a reason and everyone in your life is there for a reason. Mike and I are not meant to be together in a relationship but only to be friends and support each other through life. No one can ever know what happens behind closed doors, no matter how great things may seem through social media. We are human and we all make mistakes, Mike unfortunately has a wandering eye and this time it wondered too far and I couldn’t accept anymore. No physical cheating happened but enough was said that I hit a limit I couldn’t return from. I am not mad. I don’t hate him at all. I hope to remain friends and be someone he knows will always tell him how it is and can always receive honest advice from. I have no regrets at all, only wonderful memories of good times. I wish him nothing but the very best and still know that one day he will achieve his dream of becoming UFC welterweight champion. “Que sera, sera” whatever will be will be, the futures not ours to see. I am excited to embark on my new life journey. I have no idea where it will take me, the places I will go, or the people I will meet. If you would like to come along with me on this journey I invite you to stay and see where it goes and if you have no interest I can completely understand. Thank you for the continued love and support. Xo (This did not happen this week or weekend, it’s been awhile. There is also no need and I really prefer no one dm me things about what he’s doing or putting on his story etc) thank you.

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After both apparently got some hate from the online community, both Nickerson and Perry appeared together on an Instagram video to address the haters:


Nickerson recently got blasted on Twitter by fellow UFC fighter Colby Covington for her apparent lack of cornering skills, it is unknown if that rant by Covington had any impact on the breakout.

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