CM Punk’s UFC debut fight against Mickey Gall has been delayed, Ariel Helwani reported on Wednesday. Punk has a back injury and was scheduled to undergo back surgery today. “My back has always bugged me,” Punk told MMAFighting.com. “Figured it was just wrestling sh*t. Turns out it was. “It got bad enough to the point […]
CM Punk reacted to Daniel Bryan’s retirement with the following tweet on Monday night: Click here to load (if not loaded) pic.twitter.com/SBu6hqlPMY — Coach (@CMPunk) February 9, 2016 In my book, no two people were more important to WWE’s philosophical change regarding independent talent than Punk and Daniel Bryan. Workers like Kevin Owens, Seth Rollins, […]
We reported in January that if Mickey Gall could win his preliminary fight he would be the man to face CM Punk in his UFC debut. Gall beat Michael Jackson in 45 seconds during Saturday’s UFC Fight Night as Punk watched cageside. You can watch Punk and Gall shake hands after Gall’s victory in the […]
Kevin Wong interviewed CM Punk for a piece that was published today on Complex.com. Punk seemed to get a little upset over the line of questions but we’ll include the highlights below: Talking about WWE: “I don’t feel like fielding questions about it [WWE],” says Punk. “I’ve been there, I’ve done that, and I’ve accomplished […]
There was a fairly big non-story that garnered an uproar on social media over the fighter rating of CM Punk on the upcoming EA UFC 2 video game. When it was learned Punk had an overall rating of 85, critics were quick to point out he hadn’t fought yet. Punk’s rating was actually just a […]
CM Punk has been making media rounds lately and recently spoke with The Sun out of the United Kingdom. In it, he confirmed he’s on an eight-fight deal with UFC and while he doesn’t know how many fights he’ll have, there will be at least eight. What people can expect from his first fight: “I […]
Kurt Angle recently spoke with DigitalSpy.com, where he gave his thoughts on CM Punk fighting in UFC and Ronda Rousey’s loss to Holly Holm. Below are the highlights: CM Punk fighting for UFC: “You don’t know how he’s going to do. CM is a fighter – I’ve heard he is training the right way, but […]
UFC president Dana White has stated it looks like CM Punk’s first fight for the organization will happen at UFC 199 in June. Punk will face Mickey Gall, provided that Gall can win a preliminary fight at UFC 196 on February 6, 2016. Download our FREE App! Dirt Sheet for iPhone, Android and iPad.
MMAFighting.com is reporting that Dana White has settled on who the likely opponent of CM Punk will be for his UFC debut. According to the report, White is looking to have Mickey Gall come in for the fight. Here’s what Dana said: “I’m bringing Mickey Gall in, and he’s going to fight a kid named […]
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UFC president Dana White has announced he’s using a reality show to find CM Punk’s first opponent. During an appearance on TSN’s “Off the Record,” White explained, “he will fight next year,” in regards to the former WWE Champion that signed with the fighting organization on December 6, 2014. The show is called “Dana White’s […]
Sports Illustrated has a new piece online featuring quotes from Bret Hart on their “Extra Mustard” blog. In it, Hart speaks on a number of issues and as always, gives an honest opinion (something rare in this business). Below are the highlights: Taking CM Punk’s side: “I’d have to take Punk’s side on it,” explained […]
UFC President Dana White stated at UFC 193 on Saturday night that CM Punk is currently scheduled to fight for the company in the summer of 2016. Punk has been battling a shoulder injury and is set to be reevaluated in January. He’s been training at the Roufusport gym in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Download our FREE […]
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CM Punk is currently dealing with a shoulder injury that he suffered at the end of August. Nothing is torn, despite initial fears after Punk heard it pop while training. Punk wanted to make his UFC debut at the end of 2015 but that’s not going to happen. They’re going to reevaluate his status in […]