Perry announced the new opponent via Twitter on Wednesday. UFC
Fight Night 116 takes place at PPG Paints Arena in Pittsburgh and
is headlined by a middleweight clash pitting Luke
Rockhold against David
Respect to my new opponent steppin up on 3
days notice. Let's see what you got Alex Reyes
After losing his first two pro bouts, Reyes has won 12 consecutive
fights. The 30-year-old Hollywood, Calif., native is a King of the
Cage titlist and has finished all of his victories by knockout,
technical knockout or submission.
Perry last appeared at UFC Fight Night 108, where he knocked out
Ellenberger with a brutal standing elbow 1:05 into the second
round. “Platinum” also owns stoppage victories over Danny
Roberts and Hyun Gyu
Lim in UFC competition.