While he had no qualms about discussing the topic through social media, CM Punk opted for the high road when asked about the Hulk Hogan controversy during a questions and answers session with UFC fans this week. The former world heavyweight champion playfully mocked Hogan online by referencing an old Booker T interview and the much maligned Bill Cosby, another 80s icon.
July 26, 2015
The war of words between Hulk Hogan and CM Punk continues to wage on. While doing a sports talk show, Punk was asked about the situation. When the broadcaster mentioned that Hogan was a fan of the Tampa Bay Lightnings, Punk immediately stated that Hogan was not really a fan. It is just something that he says to people.
June 18, 2015
When asked about CM Punk, Bobby Lashley had some interesting things to say. First and foremost, Lashley is quite supportive of Punk in his quest to fight in UFC. However, Lashley stated that he wished Punk had done a match outside of the promotion first. The belief is that Punk opted to sign immediately with Dana White because an outside loss would reduce his value to the promotion tremendously. A contract might not have been offered.
May 13, 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
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
Before dedicating himself completely to MMA training, CM Punk decided to take a little trip with his wife, AJ Lee, down to Puerto Rico to visit her family. The couple was spotted by a fan, and the two of them actually took the time to take some pictures, which was then posted to a social media website. The belief is that Punk will start traveling up to Milwaukee soon to train with Roufusports. His UFC debut is still expected to take place in 2015.
January 2, 2015
When CM Punk announced that he was signing a contract with UFC, many immediately wondered which training camp he would choose, in order to get him ready for his first professional MMA fight. Reports have surfaced that he has chosen Roufusport, a Milwaukee based camp that is just 90 minutes away from his hometown of Chicago. Roufusport is well known for their training in strikes, but they also have Olympic level wrestling coaches as well.
December 25, 2014
For WWE stars, the ability to handle the media can play a pivotal role in how far you get in the company. A former reality television star ended up as the world heavyweight champion once because he is beyond gifted with public appearances. Seth Rollins has recently been praised by those backstage for how he handled questions during an interview regarding CM Punk. Rollins stated that the locker room would accept Punk if he ever decided to return.
December 20, 2014
When CM Punk announced that he had signed a contract with UFC, many naturally wondered who his first opponent would be. We might have ourselves an answer now. Cathal Pendrid posted a message on social media to let fans know that he will be fighting Punk next summer. The bout will be the co main event of the card that will feature Jose Aldo and Conor McGregor as the headliner. Pendrid is a lesser known fighter, but he does have a record of 15 wins, 2 losses and a draw.
December 10, 2014
When CM Punk announced that he had signed a deal with UFC, one of the questions that immediately popped up among MMA fans was, "Which camp will he be training with?" While the decision has not been made public yet, Punk has a plethora of choices. Several fighters, including current champions and top contenders in the promotion, have stepped up and invited the former world heavyweight champion to come train with them. An announcement is expected soon.
December 9, 2014