While many are under the assumption that her days with the company are over and that she is going to be spending the rest of her time with CM Punk as he prepares for a career in UFC, AJ Lee decided to throw a wrench into that thinking last night. The longtime WWE diva was in attendance at Monday Night Raw. She was backstage with her wrestling gear and ready to go, but management opted against using her on television.
January 20, 2015
During an interview with MMA Junkie earlier today, CM Punk was asked which current WWE star would have the best chance at transitioning from a career in professional wrestling to a career in mixed martial arts. His response was Daniel Bryan. Punk stated that Bryan was the only guy in the company that regularly trains in kickboxing and Brazillian jiu-jitsu. Bryan has never publicly expressed serious interest in making the transition over to UFC.
January 2, 2015
You can expect the rumor mills to be churning very soon, as WWE is set to write AJ Lee off of television. That will lead to a lot of speculations that she will be leaving the company to help her husband, CM Punk, focus on his new career in UFC. In actuality, though, the move is being done because AJ is injured and needs the time off. A big injury angle could be taking place soon, in order to generate even more heat for Nikki Bella and Brie Bella.
December 25, 2014
It did not take very long for CM Punk to move on from WWE. After months and months of speculation about a potential MMA career, it is finally happening for the former world heavyweight champion. UFC has announced that Punk has been signed to a contract to fight in 2015. No word yet on who his first opponent will be, but the company has already stated that it will be someone with similar experience.
December 7, 2014