Perez revealed how he plans to recover from the injury

Alex Perez, former UFC lightweight division title challenger, has revealed how he will be recovering from an injury sustained in his fight against Tatsuro Taira.

"Congratulations to my opponent and his team. I'm going in for an MRI today and starting the recovery process. I don't know how long it will last, but I'll definitely be back. Tough times don't last forever, but tough people do. I'll see you soon," Perez wrote on his social network page.

Recall, the fight between Taira and Perez took place in the main event of UFC On ESPN 58, ending with a victory of the Japanese fighter by TKO in the second round. Alex injured his knee and was unable to continue the fight.