CM Punk and UFC officials will begin to discuss his first opponent in about six months, according to Punk in an interview on Inside MMA on Friday night. We’ve previously reported the timeline for Punk’s first fight was Fall 2015. Here’s a list of UFC shows from September through December: UFC 191 on September 5, […]
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Twitter has changed their settings so that when someone blocks you, you can no longer read that person’s Tweets. Perhaps out of boredom, I checked some of the top names in the wrestling business to see who has blocked the official @WNWNews Twitter account. The results may surprise you: Hulk Hogan […]
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CM Punk is doing a live Q&A from UFC 182 in Las Vegas, Nevada. The video feed begins at 5:00 PM EST and can be watched at this link or embedded in the video below: WNW Contacts – Send News, Email Richard Gray, Premium Support, Ask WNW. Download our FREE App! Dirt Sheet for iPhone, […]
It’s now confirmed that CM Punk will prepare for his UFC debut at Roufusport with MMA notables in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Among the people that Punk will be training with is Anthony Pettis and his team. Punk remains a polarizing figure even after his controversial WWE departure. Check out Nate Diaz’s response to the signing in […]
ESPN.com has a new article online featuring quotes from CM Punk, where he talks about his transition from WWE to UFC. Below are the highlights: Can CM Punk take a punch? “I suppose the easy answer to what Brock’s shortcomings were that he probably needed to spar more,” Brooks told ESPN.com. “Everyone always likes to […]
Bellator MMA president Scott Coker told MMAFighting.com on Monday they have been in negotiations with former WWE star Alberto Del Rio. Del Rio, whose real name is Jose Rodriguez, is now working the independent pro wrestling scene as Alberto El Patron. CLICK HERE for coverage by MMAFighting.com. We broke the news of Bellator MMA being […]
The Associated Press published an article featuring quotes from CM Punk that has been picked up by a number of outlets. Below are some of the highlights: Punk expects to be announced in UFC as Phil “CM Punk” Brooks Regarding his final days in WWE, Punk offered this: “Imagine if UFC took Conor McGregor and […]
CM Punk Sighting CM Punk was spotted by one of our readers on Sunday in Chicago. Wrestling News World reader Jon Harris sent word that he and his family were seeing Dee Snider’s Rock and Roll Christmas Tale when they ran into Punk. He fielded questions about his upcoming UFC debut and requested “We’re Not […]
Ryback continues to restore his image to his fans following responses to comments that CM Punk made about him. As we reported on Friday here at Wrestling News World, Chris Jericho hosted The Big Guy on his podcast to respond to Punk’s comments. Ryback Tweeted this: Click here to load Tweet (if not loaded) Thank […]
Ryback is a guest on the latest episode of Talk is Jericho with Chris Jericho at this link. I haven’t listened yet but the promotional material for the episode is as follows: Ryback is speaking about the CM Punk’s recent comments & he’s doing it right here on TIJ! Ryback’s also got a great Dusty […]
CM Punk was on Thursday’s episode of Off The Record with Michael Landsberg. The interview was to discuss Punk’s transition to UFC but a lot was discussed, perhaps even initially trying to aggravate Punk for the sake of entertainment. Whatever the case, the interview was entertaining and I recapped it in its entirety. For clarity, […]
The media blitz for CM Punk‘s UFC signing continued today on the nationally syndicated radio program, The Jim Rome Show. • Punk stated in the interview that he discussed with the UFC on how to introduce the decision to sign him to the world. One possibility was to utilize The Ultimate Fighter as a vehicle for […]