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Part 1 of CM Punk’s UFC documentary now online

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Part 1 of the CM Punk documentary which is airing on FOX Sports leading up to his UFC debut is now online on the UFC YouTube channel. Titled The Evolution of Punk, this 4-part documentary series takes a look at CM Punk’s long road from leaving professional wrestling to singing with the UFC and preparing for his first professional mixed martial...

Impressive trailer for The Evolution of Punk released

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“Within us all… there is a fighter.” The impressive trailer for The Evolution of Punk, the four-part documentary series which will be airing on FOX Sports starting next Monday at 9:30PM EST, has been published online by the UFC. Described as “underdog, icon, rebel, and punk,” the trailer shows what’s coming over the next month as we...

FOX Sports to air documentary on CM Punk’s road to the UFC

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In anticipation of his UFC debut, FOX Sports will be airing a four-part documentary on CM Punk’s road to the Octagon titled Evolution of Punk. The series has been in production for over a year as cameras followed Punk throughout his journey to become a UFC fighter. It’s directed by Rory Karpf, who is also working on the Ric Flair special for...

CM Punk featured on the UFC 203 poster

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UFC has released the poster for UFC 203 featuring none other than former WWE champion CM Punk. Punk is billed as 3rd from the top, with the main event of Miocic vs Overeem, then Werdum vs Rothwell, and then his fight against Mickey Gall. Punk is referred to by his wrestling name and his real name Phil Brooks is nowhere to be seen on the...

CM Punk: Get in, make money, get out

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Speaking during the Colin Cowherd radio show earlier today, former WWE champion CM Punk said that he was flabbergasted that people were surprised when he left WWE as he always showed his intention to eventually leave. He explained how during his indie scene days, the old timers who had more experience than him told him that you get in, make a lot...

CM Punk to undergo back surgery, UFC debut delayed

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CM Punk’s debut in the UFC will be delayed as the former WWE champion will be undergoing back surgery in Chicago for a herniated disc according to MMA reporter Ariel Helwani. “My back has always bugged me,” Punk told MMAFighting.com. “Figured it was just wrestling shit. Turns out it was. It got bad enough to the point where I...

CM Punk’s first UFC opponent officially announced

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CM Punk’s first opponent was revealed last night at UFC Fight Night 82 as 24 year old Mickey Gall got his reward for defeating Mike Jackson in the first round during the preliminary fights on UFC Fight Pass. It took just 45 seconds for Gall to submit Jackson and following his fight in the Octagon, Gall went full-on Ryback and announced, “I’m...

CM Punk’s UFC deal runs for 8 fights

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CM Punk told The Sun newspaper in the United Kingdom that his deal with the UFC runs for a total of eight fights, keeping the former WWE champion locked down for a few years with the MMA organization. Speaking about his debut, Punk said, “I expect all those people that think I’m gonna get knocked out in 10 seconds to be disappointed. I expect...

CM Punk gets first UFC fight at UFC 200 in Las Vegas

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UFC President Dana White confirmed that former WWE champion will be fighting in his first ever UFC fight on the July 9 UFC 200 mega show in Las Vegas. White confirmed this during an appearance on TSN’s Off The Record with Michael Landsberg and also said that Punk’s opponent will most likely be determined next month. An up-and-coming UFC...

Dana White scouting opponents for CM Punk’s first UFC fight

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During an appearance on TSN’s Off The Record with Michael Landsberg, UFC President Dana White said that he is using his new show ‘Dana White: Looking for a fight’ to scout opponents for CM Punk. Punk, who signed with the UFC last year, has been busy training but his rumored first fight before the end of 2015 did not happen and now the UFC is...

CM Punk calls WWE partner Susan G. Komen “a scam”

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Former WWE champion CM Punk came out with an attack on WWE’s partner Susan G. Komen, calling the largest and most-funded breast cancer organization a scam. “If you’re going to give money to a company that claims to raise money for finding a cure for cancer, please do some research. Komen is a scam,” Punk wrote on his Twitter. Komen has...

Court case of WWE doctor Chris Amann vs CM Punk continues

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The court case of WWE doctor Chris Amann vs Phil “CM Punk” Brooks continued this past Monday at the Circuit Court of Cook County under the judge Janet Adams Brosnahan. The judge gave both parties involved time to file amendments or additional amended pleadings with a deadline of October 19 for CM Punk and November 2 for Amann. On November 24...

CM Punk targeting December or January UFC debut

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Former WWE Heavyweight champion CM Punk said that he’s targeting a December 2015 or January 2016 debut in the Octagon. Punk announced this during a media session at the MGM Grand as part of International Fight Week. He said he’d love to fight “tomorrow” but he wants to be as prepared as he can be and when it will be time for him to step...

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...