At Zero-2 in his MMA profession, former professional wrestling and WWE famous person CM Punk continues to be formally a UFC fighter. Whether or not that’s as a result of they intend to provide him one other struggle or so he doesn’t struggle anyplace else is unclear. However there he’s, on the UFC web site, nonetheless listed as a UFC fighter.
There’s some hypothesis that he might find yourself on the June eighth UFC 238 card in his hometown of Chicago. That’s the place his final struggle at UFC 225 in June of 2018 was held — a 30-26×3 resolution loss to Mike Jackson. We’ll have to attend and see what occurs, however in a dialog with TMZ Sports activities, Anthony Pettis confirmed Punk (actual identify Phil Brooks) continues to be busting his ass at Roufusport MMA Academy, and for that he has Anthony’s respect.
”CM Punk continues to be there,” Pettis stated. “He’s doing extra of the jiu jitsu, the rolling. The time that he ought to have spent on the brink of struggle is what he’s doing now. They put numerous strain on him. They made him come over with no expertise and struggle on the largest stage. I don’t know anyone that might do this. Not even some younger children.”
”Yeah, he’s nonetheless coaching. I don’t know what his plan is. I do know he’s doing a little motion pictures and a pair different issues, however I don’t know if he plans on preventing once more or what. However he’s nonetheless coaching. He’s within the gymnasium. That dude’s a tough employee.”
”Not many individuals might do what he did,” Pettis concluded. “It’s on the largest stage. He fought some good guys, too. It’s not like he’s preventing scrubs. He fought some good guys within the UFC. And he’s coaching with killers. He’s coaching with me, [Tyron] Woodley. He is available in day after day, and he’s getting his butt kicked, however he retains coming again and displaying up. I give him props it doesn’t matter what. He did it.”
UFC president Dana White has talked about UFC fighter contracts embody a clause that requires the UFC to supply its fighters a sure variety of fights per yr. We have now little doubt CM Punk’s contract might be structured very in another way than your typical UFC fighter, however it’s not inconceivable that they could have to supply him one thing in 2019 in the event that they need to hold him beneath contract.
Who he’d struggle is the actual attention-grabbing query. Would the UFC lastly let their freakshow flag fly and discover one other celeb with restricted MMA expertise to face him, or is Punk simply going to maintain getting punked by the rawest greenhorn within the group?
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