CM Punk News

Feb 15, 2018 6:33 am

CM Punk pegged as big betting favorite in potential MMA bout with Floyd Mayweather

Yes, you read that headline correctly. And yes, it is a ridiculous headline. But the fact is that we suddenly live in a world where undefeated boxing legend Floyd Mayweather and former professional wrestling star CM Punk might just clamber into the cage together for a weird throwback to the halcyon days of legal groin...

Feb 14, 2018 11:12 am

VIDEO | Joe Rogan’s Hilarious Response to Why He’d Never Fight CM Punk

Joe Rogan comments on beating CM Punk and losing to USADA pic.twitter.com/orNS00Go8B — Bestrafer7 (@Bestrafer7) February 14, 2018 It seems like CM Punk’s return to the Octagon is getting closer and closer to actually happening, so now the MMA media are going through a serious case of déjà vu. The past repeats itself, the snake...

Feb 14, 2018 7:50 am

Joe Rogan breaks down MMA bouts between Floyd Mayweather and McGregor, CM Punk

Floyd Mayweather’s potential move to MMA is a seriously hot topic these days. Of course, it’s unlikely the legendary boxer would have much of a chance in the UFC’s Octagon – particularly against his arch rival Conor McGregor. Speaking on Tuesday’s edition of The Joe Rogan Experience MMA Show UFC commentator Joe Rogan broke down Mayweather’s chances...

Feb 13, 2018 7:05 am

Jeff Mayweather: Floyd Mayweather could fight CM Punk before MMA rematch with McGregor

Over the last few weeks, undefeated boxing legend Floyd Mayweather has been commanding our attention by repeatedly hinting at a move to MMA. While we all know it’s pretty unlikely that this will actually ever happen, we’ve somehow been ensnared by the madness all the same. If Mayweather did move to MMA, of course, it’s...

Feb 4, 2018 9:22 am

With 2018 off to a rocky start, expect the UFC to go all-in on CM Punk

The year 2018 is off a rocky start for the UFC. UFC 221, which goes down next weekend in Perth, Australia, has barely looked like a pay-per-view since UFC middleweight champ Robert Whittaker was forced out of his main event title fight with Luke Rockhold and replaced by by Yoel Romero. UFC 222, which is...

Feb 2, 2018 6:05 pm

VIDEO | Brendan Schaub on the Solution to CM Punk: “Have him fight Cyborg”

“I’ll tell ya what, maybe it’s because I just watched that movie ‘Battle of the Sexes’… I was thinki’ today, what do you do with CM Punk? There’s not a man on the roster that does not walk through him in under a minute. So what do you do with him? You’re obviously gonna give...

Jan 20, 2018 6:52 pm

Dana White gives decisive answer on CM Punk’s UFC future

Ever since former pro wrestler CM Punk was dominated in his MMA debut by Mickey Gall, we’ve been wondering if he’ll everget back into the cage. From the sounds of it, Punk will not only participate in a second bout, but it’ll actually occur in the UFC’s Octagon, where he came up short in his...

Dec 6, 2017 6:21 am

Belt promotion proves CM Punk’s martial arts journey is far from over

In September of 2016, pro wrestling legend CM Punk stepped into the UFC’s Octagon to battle red hot prospect Mickey Gall. At the time of this fight, Punk had almost nothing in the way of martial arts experience, and yet somehow, we were all compelled to watch his pro debut anyway. In the end, Punk’s...

Nov 29, 2017 7:33 am

CM Punk will be attending UFC 218 in Detroit

Last September, CM Punk, a pro wrestling star with essentially zero legitimate martial arts experience, stepped into the UFC’s Octagon for a battle with young prospect Mickey Gall. As so many expected, Punk was blown out of the water by his more experienced foe, losing via first-round submission. While this fight itself was a veritable...

Oct 27, 2017 12:43 pm

Coach Duke Roufus says UFC matchmakers going over CM Punk’s next fight

It has been over one year since Phil Brooks, better known as CM Punk made his Octagon debut. It wasn’t the outcome Punk or his coach Duke Roufus was hoping for, but it did serve as experience as the former WWE star’s first professional MMA fight. Now, a little over a year since his debut...

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,...