Punk is reportedly fighting in Chicago against a more realistic opponent

MMA Fighting says CM Punk is fighting later this year according to reports. Punk got obliterated by Mickey Gall in his debut at UFC 203 and hasn’t fought since. Fighter Mike Jackson looks to be the next opponent in line for the former WWE champion with a comparable record albeit with a bit more experience. We gave Punk a pass since his first opponent was a certified killer with championship potential so maybe this time in his hometown of Chicago at UFC 225 CM Punk can put one in the win column. If not he will most likely be out of a job. Let’s hope he doesn’t try this over confident no hand shake face off he had with Gall. Not a smart move.

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Dana White full TUF 26 and UFC 218 scrum, Punk return?

Dana White took to the mic again ahead of the TUF 26 finale and UFC 218. One of the things of note that reportedly came out of White’s mouth was that he was meeting with CM Punk real name Phil Brooks at the UFC 218 event. No telling if he will do the smart thing and tell him to go get experience or he will simply give him potential dates for another fight. Punk lost his first bout badly to rising star Mickey Gall and not too many people have expressed enough interest in seeing him return without more fights under his belt. Punk was never an amateur and his first fight ever was in the UFC… Check out the full video.

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CM Punk is probably returning to the UFC soon

Duke Roufus posted a picture of CM Punk aside fellow UFC fighter John Makdessi and claims they have fights lined up in the very near future. Great #laborday training today with the #roufusport Fight Team. We are pleased to welcome #UFC Lightweight #lebanese #canadian #johnmakdessi and always a pleasure having #cmpunk both of them are … Read more

Meltzer shoots down CM Punk wrestling return rumors

Master of the wrestling dirt sheets Dave Meltzer rebutted reports of a CM Punk wrestling return. The response came after word leaked that Ring of Honor wanted him to return to work for the promotion. Punk has been essentially invisible since getting decimated by Mickey Gall in his first UFC appearance. Here’s what Dave reported: … Read more

Roufusport hints at CM Punk fighting again soon?

Duke Roufus is currently the coach of CM Punk at Roufusport and he started some pretty big buzz about the possible return of Punk to The Octagon. He released this photo on Instagram yesterday (July 31) and it appears he may be announcing that Phil Brooks aka CM Punk is returning sooner than later to … Read more

Video: WTF?! The Rock calls CM Punk after RAW

The Rock called CM Punk last night after WWE RAW…but was directed straight to voicemail. Come on Punk, where you at? Got no time for The Rock? Or maybe he was asleep as The Rock pointed out it was 11:30 p.m. Chicago time. http://youtu.be/p9nYu7FM4HU Punk¬†never picked up but Rock had 15,000 fans at the Staples … Read more

Mike Jackson calls out CM Punk

UFC fighter Mike Jackson lost to Mickey Gall in 45 seconds of round 1 via rear naked choke. To be fair to Jackson’s 45 second destruction ALL of Gall’s wins are via that submission maneuver including his most famous one. The one being referenced occurring in his bout with WWE performer turned MMA fighter Phil … Read more

CM Punk Desperate for UFC Return

Despite his debut defeat to Micky Gall last year, former pro wrestler CM Punk is desperate for a return to UFC, with the fighter, real name Phil Brooks, reportedly in constant contact with President Dana White concerning another bout. The 38-year-old has personally suggested opponents and dates his way, with a Chicago event a natural … Read more