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CM Punk's UFC Debut Delayed Due To Back Injury

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CM Punk’sUFC 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 where I couldn't do anything the week before I went to train with the New Jersey Devils last month. One day I could manage, the next day I couldn't. I've been in agony for almost a month. Chiropractor, acupuncture, massage, cryotherapy ... nothing worked.”

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Punk’s opponent, Mickey Gall, weighed in with this:

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">@CMPunk a healthy & speedy recovery. I want you at 100%, check that, #200

— Mickey Gall (@mickeygall)

Guys. It's all good. The fight is still on. Minor surgery. I wish @CMPunk a healthy & speedy recovery. I want you at 100%, check that, #200

— Mickey Gall (@mickeygall) February 10, 2016

">February 10, 2016

Punk’s injury isn’t believed to be serious and should only sideline him for up to a month and a half.

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