Many fans automatically assumed that the UFC debut match for CM Punk would take place when the promotion does a pay per view in his hometown of Chicago. It makes all the marketing sense in the world to do that because the audience would more than likely be hot for the former world heavyweight champion. However, during an interview, Punk stated that it was unlikely to happen because the pressure would simply be too much to handle.
April 26, 2015
As soon as word spread about her departure from the company, fans started speculating on why AJ Lee walked out of WWE. She has yet to confirm any of the rumors that are floating out there. Reports have now surfaced that the final straw that led to her decision was the fact that the company supported the lawsuit filed against CM Punk by the doctor. She found it difficult to work for a company that is trying to harm her family.
April 9, 2015
When it comes to posting vague messages on social media, very few people are as adept at it than CM Punk. Since he is also very famous, it sparks a lot of speculations when he posts stuff. His latest comments have left fans wondering if he and AJ Lee are on the outs. The rumor going around is that the real life married couple is considering a split. Some have suggested that her being in WWE is causing some hard to avoid issues between the two.
March 24, 2015
During a recent interview with The Troy Show, Alberto Del Rio was asked about the claims made by CM Punk towards the WWE medical department. Del Rio stated that he never had any issues with them personally, but he also stated that Punk would not lie about such things. Del Rio knows Punk better than fans who have never been around him for an extended period of time. He also teased that Punk could potentially end up in Lucha Underground.
March 8, 2015
Expect the hate towards CM Punk to grow a little bit this week, as several UFC fighters were released from their contract with the promotion. The company traditionally goes through the roster and eliminates guys that they feel are not useful at the moment. A lot of fans and some of the fighters will be resentful towards Punk for being given one of the spots despite having a lot less experience. Dana White signed Punk because he can draw in fans.
March 5, 2015
After doing an autograph session over the weekend, CM Punk was made aware that some of the fans ended up taking the signed merchandise and put it up for sale online. That upset the former WWE Heavyweight Champion, stating that he was simply trying to do a nice thing for the fans but a few assholes end up ruining it for everyone. People have long criticized Punk for not being overly friendly, but things like these are the reasons behind that.
March 2, 2015
Challengers Comics had an event in Chicago on Saturday, and CM Punk made a rare public appearance to promote his new Thor comic book. In a sign that his popularity is still massive, the line of fans waiting to see him wrapped around three blocks. Many stood in 15 degree temperature for hours just for the opportunity to meet and greet the former WWE and current UFC star. Camera crews were filming the event for a documentary.
March 1, 2015
Based on a vague exchange between the two on social media, a lot of fans are under the belief that Samoa Joe and CM Punk are going to be working a wrestling match against one another in the near future. They are no longer with TNA and WWE respectively. However, the odds of that happening are quite slim. Punk is under contract with UFC, and it is highly unlikely that Dana White would allow one of his fighters to be involved in a wrestling match.
February 25, 2015
When it comes to CM Punk, half of the guys in UFC are welcoming him with open arms while the other half are resenting him for being given a spot that should be handed to a more experienced fighter. Frank Mir is among the group that is welcoming him. The future hall of fame inductee stated that fighters should be glad that Punk is signed with the promotion because he is going to be bringing in new fans, which in turn brings in more revenue.
February 21, 2015
When CM Punk announced that he had signed a contract with UFC, neither side was able to provide a specific date for his debut match. Rumors are now heating up that it could be on July 25, when the promotion does a card in Chicago, which happens to be the hometown of Punk. There, he would more than likely receive a warm ovation from the live audience. Plus, since it will be aired for free on Fox, that should draw in a ton of wrestling fans.
February 13, 2015