CM Punk News

Sep 5, 2017 9:18 am

CM Punk is Training For His Upcoming Return to MMA

Has Conor McGregor changed things forever? Alistair Overeem may be fighting a heavyweight boxer, Ronda Rousey could be jumping into the wrestling ring, who knows what could be next. It does look like history seems to repeat itself. Fresh off of the heels of McGregor dipping his toes into the boxing ring against Floyd Mayweather,...

Jul 31, 2017 8:08 am

Coach Duke Roufus drops hint about CM Punk’s next fight

Duke Roufus serves as the coach of several of the UFC’s top fighters, from UFC welterweight champ Tyron Woodley, who defeated Demian Maia over the weekend, to UFC flyweight contender Sergio Pettis, who takes on Brandon Moreno in the main event of UFC Fight Night 114 this weekend. Roufus also serves as the head MMA...

Apr 25, 2017 1:22 pm

CM Punk to star in MTV reality series ‘The Challenge: Champs vs. Pros’

CM Punk will be making his way back to television as it was announced on Monday that he will be one of 10 athletes set to star in the MTV reality series “The Challenge: Champs vs. Pros.” “The Challenge: Champs vs. Pros will pit 10 of America’s top athletes against familiar faces from the long-running...

Mar 22, 2017 5:51 am

Michael Bisping blasts “f**king p**sy” Vitor Belfort for CM Punk callout

Earlier this month, MMA legend Vitor Belfort was mauled by a younger, faster, Kelvin Gastelum. Many fans took this beatdown as a sign that it was time for the aging legend to retire. Belfort himself, however, said he had one more in him. In his post-fight interview, he said he’d like to fulfil the last...

Mar 17, 2017 7:05 am

Vitor Belfort calls out CM Punk for retirement fight

Former UFC champion Vitor Belfort suffered his third-straight TKO loss this past weekend in Brazil at the hands of surging division contender Kelvin Gastelum. With that said, “The Phenom” knows that it is almost time to call it a career but he would first like to finish his career on a winning note. Belfort, who...

Feb 3, 2017 10:02 am

CM Punk return? Punk “feverishly” working on finding opponent

Fight fans very well could see a CM Punk return in 2017, if former WWE champion Phil Brooks gets his way. After dropping a first round submission to Mickey Gall in 2016, Punk was very adamant about stepping into the Octagon for another potential fight. While UFC President Dana White wasn’t initially in favor of...

Jan 30, 2017 8:45 am

Radio host Jason Ellis is campaigning for a fight with CM Punk

In September of 2016, pro wrestling star CM Punk made his long-awaited first steps into the Octagon against young prospect Mickey Gall. Punk did so with little in the way of martial arts experience – and it showed. Seconds into the first round, he was plowed to the mat by his young foe, where he...

Jan 18, 2017 5:04 pm

That time CM Punk smacked a possibly innocent fan in the crowd at Monday Night Raw

CM Punk has transitioned from professional wrestling to training in mixed martial arts and even got his shot for his first professional MMA fight in the UFC. It was not the performance that CM Punk was looking to put on against Mickey Gall at UFC 203. However, the former WWE superstar went into the Octagon...

Dec 27, 2016 11:52 am

VIDEO | Stephanie McMahon roasts CM Punk during WWE event

Former WWE champion CM Punk and his former bosses at the WWE certainly don’t get along very well. After all but being banned from the WWE, Punk signed with the UFC in 2014. While it took almost two years for Punk, real name Phil Brooks, to step into the Octagon for the first time, he...

Dec 27, 2016 7:49 am

VIDEO | Dana White weighs in on the fighting futures of Brock Lesnar and CM Punk

Earlier this year, in the co-main event of July’s historic UFC 200, WWE star and former UFC heavyweight champion Brock Lesnar made a largely unexpected return to the Octagon. Despite the fact that he had not fought in many years, he was able to grind Mark Hunt to a unanimous decision win. Regrettably, news broke...

Dec 14, 2016 7:48 am

Mickey Gall: CM Punk will lose to any “UFC caliber guy”

This weekend, welterweight prospect Mickey Gall will take on the biggest test of his UFC career – arguably the first real test of his UFC career – in fellow prospect Sage Northcutt. The two young guns will share the co-main event of UFC on Fox 22, which will emanate from sunny Sacramento, California. Gall’s last...

Dec 9, 2016 9:31 pm

Coach Duke Roufus says CM Punk may get another fight in the UFC

Both fans and athletes have been very polar on Phil Brooks, better known as the former WWE star, CM Punk, getting his first professional mixed martial arts fight in the UFC. There have been many hating on the fact that CM Punk was able to fight for the biggest mixed martial arts promotion in the...

Nov 22, 2016 9:00 am

CM Punk gives update on next fight

Back at UFC 203 in September, former WWE champion CM Punk made his highly anticipated MMA debut as he stepped into the Octagon on the pay-per view portion of the card against 2-0 Mickey Gall. Punk, who had been signed to the UFC for nearly two years prior to actually stepping into the cage, had...

Oct 17, 2016 6:46 am

UFC Veteran Phil Baroni Calls Out CM Punk

The callouts of WWE veteran CM Punk began just moments after it was announced that he had signed with the UFC. It seemed that half the UFC roster was interested in welcoming the inexperienced 37-year-old to the Octagon, all well-aware of the effect a win over a superstar of his caliber would have on their careers....

Oct 14, 2016 11:51 am

Dana White Says “Probably Not” to Second CM Punk Fight

Earlier this year, on the main card of UFC 203, WWE star CM Punk made his long-awaited debut in the UFC’s Octagon. He made this debut against dangerous 24-year-old prospect Mickey Gall. This debut would go disastrously for Punk, who was promptly taken down by his young foe, only to be softened up with ground-and-pound,...

Oct 11, 2016 5:55 am

CM Punk Goes Off on Haters for Personal Attacks

Last month, former pro wrestling star CM Punk made his long awaited jump into the world of mixed martial arts. He did so against 24-year-old prospect Mickey Gall on the main card of UFC 203. As we now know, of course, Punk’s visit to the Octagon would go down as an absolute disaster. After making...

Sep 30, 2016 3:23 pm

CM Punk already back in the gym training at Roufusport

Earlier this month at UFC 203 in Cleveland, Ohio, former WWE champion CM Punk made his highly anticipated UFC debut against Mickey Gall. Punk’s debut came nearly two years after his signing with the promotion in 2014. During that time, the Chicago native was training at Roufusport in Milwaukee, Wisconsin under the tutelage of Duke...

Sep 28, 2016 12:29 pm

Dana White open to the possibility of CM Punk fighting in the UFC a second time?

Phil Brooks, better known by his WWE wrestling name, CM Punk made his professional mixed martial arts debut at UFC 203 earlier this month. The former WWE star didn’t put up much of a fight against his opponent, Mickey Gall and was submitted after being battered in the first round. Despite his performance against Gall,...

Sep 22, 2016 8:44 am

Michael Bisping praises CM Punk following fight with Mickey Gall

Earlier this month in Cleveland Ohio, former WWE champion CM Punk made his highly anticipated UFC debut on the main card of UFC 203. The fight, which took place nearly 2 years after Punk was signed to the UFC, was an extremely short one that saw Gall dominate the fight from bell to bell. Following...

Sep 20, 2016 11:21 pm

Bill Goldberg on CM Punk Getting a Second UFC Fight: That Would be Blasphemy

Earlier this month, on the main card of UFC 203, CM Punk’s long journey into the world of mixed martial arts came to an abrupt and violent end. Though his heart was on full display in his long-awaited fight with Mickey Gall, his skill deficit was too, as he surrendered to a rear-naked choke less...

Sep 19, 2016 11:40 am

Chael Sonnen: CM Punk back in the gym, will fight again

Chael Sonnen may have some insider knowledge on if CM Punk will fight again. On Monday’s MMA Hour, ‘The American Gangster’ said he has talked to Punk every day following his UFC 203 loss to Mickey Gall, and believes we may have not seen the last of CM Punk in MMA. “I’ve talked to Punk...

Sep 18, 2016 11:38 am

CM Punk’s fight paid off for the UFC, so will he fight again?

The Ultimate Fighting Championship took a chance on CM Punk by allowing the former World Wrestling Entertainment star to have his first ever mixed martial arts fight under the UFC banner. According to a report from MMAFighting, the move paid off for the promotion as it is being estimated that Punk brought in an extra...

Sep 14, 2016 11:33 am

Duke Roufus: ‘I believe Punk will fight again’

With the dust now settled following CM Punk’s disastrous UFC debut on Saturday night, speculation is running rampant over whether or not the former WWE superstar will continue a career in MMA. While UFC president Dana White seemed adamant about CM Punk’s next fight not taking place in the UFC, Punk’s head coach, Duke Roufus, believes we...

Sep 14, 2016 8:03 am

VIDEO | CM Punk corner audio from UFC 203

This past weekend, CM Punk made his highly anticipated UFC debut against Mickey Gall. The fight, which took place nearly 2 years after CM Punk’s signing to the UFC, also served as the former WWE champion’s MMA debut. Unfortunately for Punk, his time in the Octagon was extremely brief as he was immediately taken down...

Sep 13, 2016 5:12 pm

Report: CM Punk More Than Doubled UFC 203’s PPV Revenue

Last Saturday, on the main card of UFC 203, CM Punk fell short in his long-awaited UFC debut, tapping out to Mickey Gall rear-naked choke just 2:14 into the first round. From a competitive vantage point his MMA foray was a pretty significant failure. From a fiscal perspective, however, Punk’s UFC debut is looking like...