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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...

WWE wishes CM Punk best of luck in the UFC

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In a short and sweet message on WWE.COM, WWE acknowledged CM Punk’s latest move, writing, “WWE wishes Phil Brooks (aka CM Punk) the best of luck in his newest endeavor.” This no doubt comes after Punk said in an interview that WWE will pretend that they don’t know about it and will continue to pretend not to know about it because they...

CM Punk discusses the road to UFC in video interview

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Ariel Helwani of MMAFighting.com interviewed CM Punk backstage a few hours after the announcement of his UFC deal, a 20 minute interview which covers several interesting topics. Punk said it’s been pretty surreal and feels nice to be part of the UFC. He mentioned that fighters have been nice to him, something that they didn’t have to, but...

UFC announces multi-fight deal with CM Punk

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It was announced yesterday during the UFC 181 pay-per-view in Las Vegas that former WWE champion CM Punk has signed a multi-fight deal with the UFC and will be debuting with the company in 2015. “My professional wrestling days are over, it’s awesome to be here. This is something I’ve wanted to do for a long time,” Punk said in a press...

CM Punk responds to Vince McMahon’s apology

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Appearing on Colt Cabana’s The Art of Wrestling podcast once again, former WWE champion CM Punk gave his reaction to the apology that Vince McMahon issued to him on Monday night while on Steve Austin’s podcast. Punk said if it was a sincere apology, McMahon shouldn’t have used it as a publicity stunt on the show. “You have my phone number...

Vince McMahon apologizes to CM Punk

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“I’m going to ask you a yep or nope question, do you want to talk about CM Punk?” And that’s how Stone Cold Steve Austin put McMahon on the spot last night on his special edition of his podcast on the WWE Network. McMahon started off by first personally apologizing to CM Punk for sending the termination papers right on his wedding day...

LA Kings mascot “attacks” CM Punk backstage at NHL game

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CM Punk continued his “feud” with the LA Kings’ mascot Bailey during the Kings vs Blackhawks NHL game this past weekend at the Staples Center. Punk, a big Blackhawks fan, got into it with the mascot on Twitter earlier in the year with the two making bets against each other, one of which went bad for Punk as he had to wear the LA Kings jersey...

CM Punk’s interview stings WWE’s highest officials

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Unsurprisingly, the CM Punk interview on Colt Cabana’s Art of Wrestling podcast was the talk of the town among WWE Superstars and staff members. Several industry insiders say that while the talent were happy with what was said, management was not pleased about it and it could have been avoided if a non-disparaging agreement was reached with...

WWE issues statement on Punk’s medical problems allegations

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In the interview with Colt Cabana, CM Punk ripped on WWE for their lack of care for those who are injured and how everyone is rushed to get back in the ring, specifically mentioning Dr. Amann, WWE’s ringside physician. Punk first mentioned the Rumble concussion story, where he was told he passed his concussion test but they made him run the...

Ryback hits back at CM Punk over interview

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Following the explosive CM Punk interview, Ryback hit back at Punk on Twitter for calling him a “steroid guy.” In the interview, Punk described the feud with Ryback as something that took 20 years off his life and repeatedly called him that “steroid guy.” “For the record if I quit for being fragile and insecure I would make up excuses...

CM Punk reveals the full story about quitting WWE

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Former WWE champion CM Punk discussed why he left WWE back in January of this year during a discussion with Colt Cabana on his podcast. Punk said that he was not feeling good health-wise, dating back to the November European tour where he was wrestling being sick. He suffered a concussion at the Royal Rumble and WWE did a concussion test and they...

CM Punk gets new gig: writer at Marvel Comics

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Marvel today announced that CM Punk has joined its team of Marvel Comics writer and will debut with February’s Thor Annual #1. Interviewed for the Marvel.com website, Punk said that it’s a process that started back at the 2011 San Diego Comic Con when he met Marvel Comics Editor-In-Chief Axel Alonso. Punk admits that he’s never written a...

AJ Lee and CM Punk wedding photo leaked online

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A photo of CM Punk and AJ Lee from their wedding day was leaked online on the day that several celebrities had their iCloud accounts hacked and several nude and personal photos were splashed all over the Internet. Punk was none too happy about the photo being released and expressed his frustration in a Twitter message. “Tweet that pic and I...

CM Punk’s profile on WWE.COM moved to Alumni section

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CM Punk is officially gone from WWE.COM’s active roster list just one day before his contract expires completely. His profile has been moved under the WWE Alumni section. Punk signed a new WWE deal in July of 2011 prior to winning the WWE title from John Cena at Money In The Bank in front of his home town fans of Chicago. He last appeared for...

CM Punk and AJ Lee tie the knot

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We don’t know if AJ Lee skipped all the way down the aisle, but we do know that AJ and CM Punk got married this weekend in a very small and private ceremony. The perfect example of life imitating art, which happens a lot between WWE couples, Punk and AJ started dating shortly after their angle between them and while it was never acknowledged...

Chicago fans chant for CM Punk at Payback

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As expected, CM Punk was not at Payback, but at the Chicago Blackhawks hockey game at the United Center, a few miles away from the Allstate Arena, the site of last night’s pay-per-view. However the Chicago fans at the pay-per-view made a couple of “CM Punk” chants throughout the show, starting with the moment that Paul Heyman came out at the...