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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 answers questions from drunk fans at UFC Q&A event

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Facing a crowd largely under the influence of alcohol, CM Punk took part in his first Q&A with UFC fans this afternoon at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas, Nevada, prior to the UFC 182 weigh-ins. Punk – who came out to his usual Cult of Personality theme song – answered questions from fans for around 45 minutes, questions which ranged...

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...

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...