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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...

Sep 13, 2016 9:38 am

Randy Orton on Possible UFC Fight: I’d Fake Punch the Guy and Get Choked Out

Today, there is a pretty significant history of high-profile professional wrestlers making the jump to the UFC. The most successful pro wrestler to do so was Brock Lesnar, who not only won fights in the UFC, but claimed the organization’s heavyweight title. The most recent pro wrestler to make the jump was former WWE champ CM...

Sep 13, 2016 8:38 am

Gall vs. Northcutt Won’t be Happening at UFC 205

Moments after his destruction of WWE star CM Punk at UFC 203, welterweight prospect Mickey Gall picked up the mic to lay the ground-work for the fight he wants next: a showdown with fellow prospect Sage Northcutt, who was last seen at UFC 200, when he decisioned Enrique Marin. “I’ve got someone I want next,”...


Sep 13, 2016 7:32 am

Robin Black on CM Punk’s UFC Loss: Don’t “Blindly Chase Your Dreams”

Last weekend, on the main card of UFC 203, former pro wrestling star CM Punk took his first steps into the cage and was quickly submitted by Mickey Gall in an outcome that surprised very few people. Despite his loss, many members of the combat sports community have commended Punk on his courage and ambition. Though...

Sep 13, 2016 5:57 am

Demetrious Johnson: After Four Years as UFC Champion, “I Can’t Retire.”

We’ve seen some huge paydays in MMA recently. Back in March, Conor McGregor became the first fighter in UFC history to be paid $1 million dollars, flat-out. Months later, at UFC 200, Brock Lesnar more than doubled that record with a disclosed purse of $2.5 million. Then, in August, McGregor once again beat the record...

Sep 13, 2016 5:40 am

Will Brooks defends CM Punk’s UFC 203 payday: “Get your own”

Former Bellator champion and current UFC lightweight ‘Ill’ Will Brooks may be one of the few fighters actually defending CM Punk’s massive payday at UFC 203 on Saturday. Phil Brooks, better known as CM Punk, took home $500,000 in disclosed pay in a losing effort to Mickey Gall, who submitted the former WWE superstar in a...

Sep 12, 2016 4:52 pm

Fighters react to CM Punks $500k UFC 203 payday

CM Punk cashed out big time for his debut fight in the UFC. Punk brought home $500,000 in disclosed pay, not including Reebok sponsorship money. In contrast, his opponent Mickey Gall, who beat Punk by first round submission, took home an earnest $30,000 ($15k to show, $15k to win). Many fighters took exception to Punk’s...

Sep 12, 2016 1:07 pm

UFC 203 medical suspensions include Stipe Miocic, Alistair Overeem, and CM Punk

UFC 203 had a bit of everything. The event was wild, weird, and definitely entertaining. From a back and forth heavyweight title fight that ended up with a knockout delivered by the champion Stipe Miocic to a kick thrown by former heavyweight champion Fabricio Werdum on his opponent’s coach after the fight was over. UFC...

Sep 12, 2016 11:44 am

Mickey Gall reveals what CM Punk told him following their UFC 203 fight

CM Punk had some words of wisdom for the man who beat him on Saturday night. Even though Mickey Gall submitted the former WWE superstar in the very first round of their UFC 203 contest, Punk shared what he told him immediately following the end of their fight. “Throughout his interviews, he’d say things like,...

Sep 12, 2016 10:45 am

CM Punk got PAID in his UFC debut

CM Punk may have only spent a little over two minutes in the octagon, but he got some serious money for those two minutes. Punk earned $500,000 in a losing effort to Mickey Gall at UFC 203, where Gall submitted Punk with a rear naked choke after dominating the former pro wrestler on the ground...

Sep 12, 2016 8:19 am

VIDEO | Did the WWE just mock CM Punk’s UFC debut?

On Saturday night, former WWE star CM Punk’s MMA dreams came crashing down, as he was defeated by 24-year-old prospect Mickey Gall in his long-awaited UFC debut. The fight was a quick one – 2:14 long to be exact. It began with Punk charging bravely, if recklessly, across the ring to trade strikes with Gall....

Sep 12, 2016 6:39 am

Jon Jones says he won’t be fighting at UFC 205 in native New York

Upstate New York native Jon Jones won’t be able to fight in time for the UFC’s debut event in the Empire State, according to a twitter exchange with a fan on Sunday. @JonnyBones is MSG still on the radar? — Black Bart Simpson (@BlackBartSon) September 12, 2016 No https://t.co/8rnZENlG0R — Jon Bones Jones (@JonnyBones) September...

Sep 11, 2016 7:03 pm

CM Punk wants to continue fighting, unsure if he will be cut by the UFC

Former WWE champion CM Punk made his mixed martial arts debut at this Saturday’s UFC 203 pay-per-view event in Cleveland, where he suffered a first-round submission loss to prospect Mikey Gall. The fight turned out to be quite lopsided, as Gall was able to score an early takedown and promptly dominate Punk on the canvas...

Sep 11, 2016 6:01 pm

Fabricio Werdum explains why he kicked Edmond Tarverdyan after his fight at UFC 203

Former UFC heavyweight champion Fabricio Werdum turned heads on two occasions during last night’s UFC 203 event in Cleveland, Ohio. Werdum’s first jaw dropping moment came when he started his co-main event bout with Travis Browne by throwing a flying side kick that connected. Unfortunately for fight fans, the rest of the Werdum vs. Browne...

Sep 11, 2016 5:24 pm

Breaking! Luke Rockhold vs. Jacare Souza 2 will headline November’s UFC Fight Night event in Melbourne

Former UFC middleweight champion Luke Rockhold will return to the octagon this November when he squares off with Ronaldo “Jacare” Souza in the main event of UFC Fight Night Melbourne. UFC officials just announced the bout. https://twitter.com/UFC_CA/status/775122977386102784 Luke Rockhold was most recently seen in action at June’s UFC 199 event where he suffered a first-round...

Sep 11, 2016 12:35 pm

Current and Former WWE Stars react to CM Punk’s UFC 203 loss

Former World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE) champion CM Punk made his highly anticipated octagon debut against Mickey Gall at last night’s UFC 203 event in Cleveland, Ohio. The bout served as Punk’s first ever professional mixed martial arts fight and came against a very young and talented prospect, Gall, who had gone 2-0 thus far in...

Sep 11, 2016 12:14 pm

VIDEO | Fabricio Werdum’s flying side kick from UFC 203

Former UFC heavyweight champion Fabricio Werdum scored a unanimous decision victory over Travis Browne at last night’s UFC 203 event in Cleveland, Ohio. The win marked the second time that Werdum had defeated Browne in the past 30 months, having scored a decision victory over “Hapa” previously in April of 2014. While the fight itself...

Sep 11, 2016 11:48 am

UFC 203 Reebok Payouts: Miocic and Overeem take home the biggest paydays

UFC 203, which went down in Cleveland, Ohio on Saturday night, is now in the rear-view. While fighter purses for the event have not yet been disclosed, we do now know how much each fighter took home through the UFC’s Athlete Outfitting Program  – the result of the organization’s oft-criticized partnership with sports apparel giant...

Sep 11, 2016 10:46 am

Joe Rogan: CM Punk’s Attempt to Fight in the UFC Was Delusional

Last night, former WWE star CM Punk finally made the jump to MMA, taking on Mickey Gall on the main card of UFC 203. This jump did not go as the pro wrestler planned. Seconds into the fight, he was effortlessly taken down by his young foe. From there, he was absolutely mauled on the...

Sep 11, 2016 9:28 am

VIDEO | Conor McGregor reacts to CM Punk’s UFC 203 loss

TMZ Sports caught up with current UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor shortly after the conclusion of yesterday’s UFC 203 event and asked the brash Irish star what he thought of CM Punk’s UFC debut. Conor, who has verbally attacked current WWE stars in recent weeks, had this to say about Punk’s first-round submission loss to...

Sep 11, 2016 8:37 am

UFC 203 Bonus Report

Last night’s UFC 203 in Cleveland, Ohio, delivered some memorable fights and solid finishes. With that said, UFC President Dana White handed out four “Performance of the night” awards at yesterday’s UFC 203 post-fight press conference. Those $50,000 ‘UFC 203’ bonuses went to the following fighters: Performance of the night bonus – Yancy Medeiros earned...

Sep 11, 2016 8:19 am

VIDEO | Dana White’s UFC 203 event recap

UFC President Dana White discusses all of the results from last night’s UFC 203 pay-per-view event in Cleveland, Ohio, in the above video. In the evening’s main event, UFC heavyweight champion and Cleveland native Stipe Miocic successfully defended his title for the first time by scoring a first-round knockout victory over dangerous striker Alistair Overeem....

Sep 10, 2016 9:25 pm

UFC 203 Results: Stipe Miocic KO’s Alistair Overeem

A heavyweight championship bout between current title holder Stipe Miocic and top contender Alistair Overeem served as the main event for tonight’s UFC 203 pay-per-view card in Cleveland, Ohio. Round one begins and Overeem is using a lot of movement early. He is circling around waiting to counter. Stipe charges forward with punches but cannot...

Sep 10, 2016 8:58 pm

UFC 203 Results: Fabricio Werdum defeats Travis Browne

Former UFC heavyweight champion Fabricio Werdum took on Travis Browne in the co-main event of tonight’s UFC 203 fight card in Cleveland, Ohio. Round one begins and Werdum throws a flying side kick to start that lands flush on Browne’s face. He dives in for a takedown but it is not there. Werdum lands a...