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Reebok releases CM Punk UFC jersey

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The UFC and Reebok today released UFC Fight Kits during a press conference in New York City. These apparel will be worn by all UFC fighters and are mandatory during UFC events. CM Punk also got his Reebok jersey despite not even making his UFC debut. It was a smart move from both UFC and Reebok considering the large fanbase Punk has and a lot of...

CM Punk writing Drax comic book series for Marvel

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It’s been announced at the Chicago Comic & Entertainment Expo that former WWE champion CM Punk will be writing the new Drax comic book series for Marvel. The irony in all this is that in the movie Guardians of the Galaxy, Drax the Destroyer is played by none other than former champion himself Batista. Punk will tackle on this project with...

Bad day for CM Punk and teammates at UFC 185

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CM Punk’s first outing as an official member of Team Roufosport at a UFC event wasn’t a very pleasant one as his teammate, Anthony Pettis, lost his UFC Lightweight title yesterday to Rafael dos Anjos. The former WWE champion accompanied Pettis to the cage, carrying the Puerto Rican flag along with other members of the team. Earlier in the...

WWE hits back at CM Punk and his back lump allegation

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WWE has fired back at CM Punk and his allegations regarding the WWE medical staff in a post on the WWE.COM website. WWE said that while Punk claimed to have a baseball-sized lump on his back near the waistband of his tights, WWE investigated the issue and came out with four answers: “CM Punk did not discuss this alleged condition with WWE’s...

WWE’s Dr. Chris Amann sues CM Punk and Colt Cabana

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WWE physician Dr. Chris Amann has filed a lawsuit in Cook County Circuit Court in Illinois against Phil Brooks and Scott Colton – better known as CM Punk and Colt Cabana – for their comments they made about him during the infamous interview Punk had on Cabana’s Art of Wrestling podcast. The lawsuit alleges that both former WWE...

UFC fighter Tyler Woodley talks about training with CM Punk

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Appearing on AXS TV’s Inside MMA, UFC Welterweight fighter Tyron Woodley said that CM Punk is really a “student of the game” when he was asked about training with the former WWE champion. Woodley said that Punk has been showing up an hour early for every training, three days a week, and then having up to 14 private lessons a week as he...

Triple H talks issues with CM Punk on Austin’s podcast

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Just like he asked Vince McMahon, Steve Austin touched the subject of CM Punk with Triple H on his Unleashed podcast last night. Triple H said that there was a history between them which started when he said he’s never seen Punk before he came to WWE’s developmental and that wasn’t meant to be a knock on CM Punk. He said that he never had...

CM Punk and Jim Ross appear on AXS TV’s Inside MMA

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Former WWE champion Phil “CM Punk” Brooks appeared on AXS TV’s Inside MMA television show along with his new MMA coach, Duke Roufus of Roufusport. During the interview, series hosts Kenny Rice and Bas Rutten asked Brooks about his prospective weight class, potential UFC matchups, and his training progress so far. When asked if there’s a...

CM Punk hosting live Q&A at UFC 182 weekend today

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Former WWE champion and now a member of the UFC roster, CM Punk, will be the featured guest of a Q&A session today. The Q&A takes place at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas, Nevada, as part of the UFC 182 weekend activities and will start at 5PM EST. The whole broadcast will be streamed live on the Internet on UFC’s YouTube channel and can be...

CM Punk chooses Roufusport as his new MMA gym

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CM Punk has chosen Roufusport in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, as his new MMA gym as he begins his journey in the UFC. Roufusport was ideal for Punk as it’s just a 90 minute drive away from where he lives in Chicago which means he doesn’t have to relocate to train. The MMA academy has two champions in its group at the moment, Anthony Pettis, the UFC...

Rolling Stone magazine interviews CM Punk

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Popular magazine Rolling Stone jumped on the CM Punk bandwagon and is carrying an interview with the newest member of the UFC roster on its website. The interview doesn’t go very much new material or things we haven’t found out over the past few days. Punk talks about the reactions he got since signing with the UFC, not being the one to blame...

CM Punk in the UFC: the good, the bad, and the ugly

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Just a couple of weeks out from “breaking the Internet” with his podcast on Colt Cabana’s The Art of Wrestling, CM Punk found another way to keep his name in the news: signing with the UFC. And oh my did that get people talking. Am I surprised that CM Punk has decided to pursue mixed martial arts? Not really. Am I surprised that UFC took him...

MMA fighters react to CM Punk joining the UFC

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The reaction from UFC fighters about CM Punk joining the organization wasn’t all great according to individual posts on Twitter. Some where supportive, some mocked the idea, and some just didn’t like it. “WHA?!?!?! @CMPunk!!?!!!!?!! #cantwait,” wrote big wrestling fan Ronda Rousey. Fellow member of the ‘4 Horsewomen,’ Shayna Baszler...