Posts tagged with "CM Punk"

John Cena Says Vince McMahon Would Be Open To Bringing CM Punk Back

Posted by Matt Boone October 2, 2016 3 Comments

John Cena appears to be of the opinion that Vince McMahon would actually be open to the idea of bringing back recent UFC fighter and former longtime WWE Superstar CM Punk. The folks at TMZ recently caught up with the WWE Superstar and active SmackDown Live roster member, who had the following to say about […]

Video: Dana White On CM Punk’s UFC Future: “I’ve Got To Talk To Him”

Posted by Matt Boone September 29, 2016 0 Comment

UFC President Dana White gave TMZ a quick CM Punk update during a brief interview conducted prior to this week’s UFC 205 pre-fight press conference in New York City. As White explained, he still has to talk to the former WWE Superstar, but in their brief exchange the night of his loss to Mickey Gall […]

Bellator MMA Promoter Elaborates On Ryback Talks, CM Punk’s MMA Future

Posted by Matt Boone September 29, 2016 0 Comment

As noted, former WWE Superstar Ryback (Ryan Reeves) revealed during a recent Las Vegas-based radio interview that he is considering moving over to the MMA world if he can secure a deal that would satisfy him on a financial level, noting that he has already gone as far as to reach out to Bellator MMA […]

Mickey Gall Says UFC Should Let CM Punk Fight Again, Addresses Punk’s UFC Pay

Posted by Matt Boone September 19, 2016 5 Comments

While many have shared their opinion regarding CM Punk’s MMA future and how it shouldn’t have anything to do with the UFC, the man who competed against the former WWE Superstar in his first professional MMA fight doesn’t agree. Mickey Gall spoke with Ariel Helwani on a recent episode of “The MMA Hour” at […]

Goldberg Says Punk Fighting In UFC Again Would Be “Blasphemy,” Talks Lesnar/McGregor

Posted by Matt Boone September 19, 2016 1 Comment

WWE 2K17 character and former WWE/WCW Superstar Bill Goldberg recently spoke with the folks at Submission Radio (see above) about a number of WWE-related topics, including UFC star Conor McGregor’s recent anti-WWE rants, Brock Lesnar’s future after failing multiple UFC drug tests and the aftermath of former WWE Superstar CM Punk’s Octagon debut earlier this […]

Report: UFC 203 With CM Punk’s Debut Draws 425,000-475,000 PPV Buys

Posted by Matt Boone September 18, 2016 0 Comment

Outside of the fact that he was beaten in a one-sided affair by rookie prospect Mickey Gall in what will likely end up being his only fight to take place in the UFC, CM Punk’s Octagon debut was a success. Dave Meltzer of and released early figures he has for the UFC 203 […]

CM Punk’s MMA Coach: “I Think He’s Going To Fight Again”

Posted by Matt Boone September 17, 2016 1 Comment

Duke Roufus, head coach at the Roufusport Gym in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, recently spoke about his fighter CM Punk’s future following his first professional MMA bout at the recent UFC 203: Miocic vs. Overeem pay-per-view event in Cleveland, Ohio. According to Roufus, despite the fact that the 37-year-old Punk was dominated in a one-sided affair against […]

Video: UFC 203 Fight Motion: Slow-Mo Highlights Of Punk vs. Gall & More

Posted by Matt Boone September 14, 2016 0 Comment

On Tuesday, UFC continued their seemingly never-ending roll-out of post-UFC 203 content after their big pay-per-view event at the Quicken Loans Arena in Cleveland, Ohio this past Saturday evening. Featured above is the latest video the company released after the event, which looks at some of the exciting action and bigger moments that played out […]

Former UFC Title Contender Rants About Punk’s UFC 203 Purse: “UFC Should Be Ashamed”

Posted by Matt Boone September 13, 2016 4 Comments

On Monday, UFC Women’s Bantamweight contender Cat Zingano took to social media to vent her frustration regarding the purse former WWE Superstar CM Punk earned for his Octagon debut according to figures released by the Ohio Athletic Commission this week (see full list of UFC 203 fighter salaries). According to the figures released by the […]

Daniel Bryan Compares CM Punk’s UFC Venture To Sami Zayn & Neville Being In WWE

Posted by Matt Boone September 13, 2016 0 Comment

Daniel Bryan recently spoke with The Philly Voice to promote tonight’s post-Backlash edition of SmackDown Live at the Wells Fargo Center in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. During the interview, the SmackDown Live General Manager explained why he feels CM Punk’s venture into MMA via the UFC is similar to their careers in the pro wrestling business via […]

Video: Booker T, MVP & Bruce Prichard React Moments After CM Punk’s UFC Loss

Posted by Matt Boone September 13, 2016 2 Comments

Moments after CM Punk lost in devastating fashion to Mickey Gall at the 2:14 mark of the first-round of their co-featured bout at Saturday’s UFC 203 pay-per-view in Cleveland, Ohio (video highlights here), the reaction of several WWE Superstars and wrestling legends was filmed at a local independent wrestling show in Texas. Featured above is […]

Video: UFC President Dana White On CM Punk’s Future After One-Sided Loss At UFC 203

Posted by Matt Boone September 13, 2016 0 Comment

Although CM Punk said on multiple occasions after his fight on Saturday night that his loss to Mickey Gall at UFC 203 won’t be his last MMA fight if he has his way, there’s one person who doesn’t appear to be interested. Unfortunately for the former WWE Superstar, the person who doesn’t seem interested in […]

UFC 203 Salaries: How Much Did CM Punk Make For His Debut UFC Fight?

Posted by Matt Boone September 12, 2016 1 Comment

CM Punk was the third highest earner at the UFC 203 PPV in Cleveland, Ohio this past Saturday night, where coincidentally enough, he fought third-from-the-top in a co-featured bout. Punk was paid a $500,000 fight purse by the UFC for his debut against Mickey Gall, which he lost via first-round submission, according to figures released […]

Video: CM Punk Reflects On Loss To Mickey Gall Backstage After UFC 203

Posted by Matt Boone September 11, 2016 1 Comment

Following his devastating first-round submission loss to Mickey Gall in his Octagon debut at UFC 203 on Saturday night, CM Punk spoke with FS1’s Megan Olivi and reflected back on his first professional MMA fight. As Punk explains in the video, which you can watch above, he expects to eat a lot of food and […]

Video: Highlights Of CM Punk’s Loss To Mickey Gall At UFC 203

Posted by Matt Boone September 11, 2016 0 Comment

For those who haven’t seen the CM Punk vs. Mickey Gall fight yet, we’ve got you covered! Featured above are video highlights of the Punk-Gall fight, which took place at UFC 203 on Saturday night at the Quicken Loans Arena in Cleveland, Ohio. Punk lost his Octagon debut to Gall via rear-naked choke submission early […]