Phil Brooks, better known by his WWE name as CM Punk will be making his much anticipated debut in the UFC against Mickey Gall (2-0). Gall who was awarded the opportunity to welcome CM Punk to the world of mixed martial arts with his first fight in the UFC just won his own UFC debut against Mike Jackson at UFC Fight Night 82. Gall made a big statement to CM in his fight, finishing Jackson in just 45 seconds in the first round with a rear-naked choke submission.
Gall and Punk are expected to fight in June at UFC 199 or July at UFC 200. Oddsmakers were impressed with Gall’s skillset and have opened up the betting odds in his favor. As of this writing, Gall is the favorite at -300 with CM Punk the underdog at +230 at Best fight Odds.
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Betting lines are always changing, and it will be interesting to see the way things swing as the fight gets closer.
CM Punk said after watching Gall’s fight, “I’m more of a mystery than he is, though.” This is definitely the case with not having an MMA fight to analyze what his strengths and weaknesses are, Gall as well as oddsmakers may see something unexpected from the newcomer to the sport.
If you had to bet, who would you be putting your money on in the match between Gall and CM Punk? Share your picks with us in the comments!