Former WWE star and now UFC fighter CM Punk, whose real name is Phil Brooks, joined the UFC on Dec. 6, 2014, but has yet to make his pro-MMA debut. At the time of his signing, it was expected that he would fight in 2015, but that never happened. Now, at the end of 2015, there are some who are skeptical that he will even fight.
A pro wrestler transitioning into MMA is no easy task, and he knew that he would have to take some time to learn the sport, which is easier said than done.
Current light heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier and former title challenger Kenny Florian commented on Punk during a recent episode of “UFC Tonight.”
Punk is expected to fight sometime in 2016 against an unknown opponent.
Some agree that Punk joining the UFC will bring eyeballs from the pro wrestling audience to the mixed martial arts scene, but some also disagree with the move as they feel it hurts the sport of MMA.
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