1. CM Punk's Legacy: Is Inexperience the Wave of the Future in MMA?

    The problem with CM Punk was he’d never done this before. Well, that was one problem. Among the many other things hampering Phil Brooks during his MMA debut at UFC ...

    Chad Dundas Written by Chad Dundas about 2 days ago 14,944 reads 23 comments

  2. What Led to CM Punk's WWE Success Gave Rise to His UFC 203 Failure

    CM Punk 's strengths forsook him at UFC 203 as the former WWE champion flailed away with the wrong weapons. He had spent his entire pro wrestling career proving people wrong...

    Ryan Dilbert Written by Ryan Dilbert about 14 days ago 36,017 reads 164 comments

  3. CM Punk Never Really Had a Shot at Winning in the UFC

    In his MMA and UFC debut at UFC 203 on Saturday night, CM Punk got beaten up. Drubbed. Shellacked. Dominated. Mollywhopped. Trounced. Clobbered. Crushed. Thrashed. You get the idea...

    Patrick  Wyman Written by Patrick Wyman about 16 days ago 13,645 reads 60 comments

  4. The Case Against CM Punk: Why His UFC Dream Deserved to Die

    On Saturday night, a smug look seemingly perma-etched on his handsome face as 37-year-old former professional wrestler Phil " CM Punk " Brooks made the long walk to the UFC's Octagon...

    Jonathan  Snowden Written by Jonathan Snowden about 17 days ago 102,171 reads 281 comments

  5. Conor McGregor on CM Punk: 'Fair Play to Him Because He Got in There and Fought'

    Conor McGregor has not minced words when it comes to his opinion on WWE Superstars, as Marc Raimondi of MMA Fighting (warning: link contains NSFW language) noted in August...

    Nathan McCarter Written by Nathan McCarter about 17 days ago 112,974 reads 96 comments

  6. Mickey Gall Wisely Calls out Sage Northcutt After Running Through CM Punk

    Mickey Gall scored a huge, potentially career-making win over former WWE- wrestler-turned- MMA -fighter CM Punk , but he wasn't just content in pocketing the win...

    Steven Rondina Written by Steven Rondina about 17 days ago 10,429 reads 51 comments

  7. UFC 203 Results: Winners, Scorecards from Miocic vs. Overeem Card

    The UFC heavyweight title stays in Cleveland. And what a fight it was. Stipe Miocic showed an iron chin throughout the first round as Alistair Overeem landed a straight right and knocked Miocic to the ground, followed by a guillotine attempt...

    David  McCracken Written by David McCracken about 18 days ago 23,600 reads 33 comments

  8. UFC's CM Punk Experiment Gets Off to a Painful Start

    CM Punk ’s new career as an MMA fighter began in a disappointing way on Saturday. Punk, aka Phil Brooks, proved no match for Mickey Gall at UFC 203, as Gall wasted little ...

    Chad Dundas Written by Chad Dundas about 18 days ago 112,231 reads 217 comments

  9. CM Punk: UFC 203 Is the Culmination of a Martial Artist's Journey

    When you hear people talk about UFC 203, they’ll tell you about CM Punk before long. They’ll ignore the heavyweight title fight anchoring the card almost completely, hotly stating an opinion on Punk as idiot or inspiration...

    Matthew Ryder Written by Matthew Ryder about 19 days ago 20,692 reads 29 comments

  10. Attention, Mickey Gall: Beat CM Punk, Call out Sage Northcutt, Get Rich Fast

    The UFC’s resident lottery winner, Mickey Gall, has played his cards right as an MMA neophyte. He parlayed time training under the Miller brothers in New Jersey into an ...

    Matthew Ryder Written by Matthew Ryder about 19 days ago 19,938 reads 26 comments

  11. CM Punk Comments on MMA Career, Life After WWE and More

    Ahead of his highly anticipated MMA debut against Mickey Gall Saturday at UFC 203, CM Punk discussed his development as a fighter and his past as a WWE Superstar in The Players' Tribune ...

    Mike  Chiari Written by Mike Chiari about 19 days ago 10,034 reads 42 comments

  12. CM Punk in Danger of Joining Long List of Pro Wrestlers Who Failed in MMA

    History says CM Punk will crash-land in the Octagon in his UFC debut. Inexperienced, older pro wrestlers have entered the MMA world before. The result was often a swollen face, a bloody mat and a sound defeat...

    Ryan Dilbert Written by Ryan Dilbert about 19 days ago 48,937 reads 79 comments

  13. UFC 203 Weigh-in Results: CM Punk Easily Makes Weight, Overeem Fined $500

    All but one of the UFC 203 competitors made weight on Friday morning, and everyone on the main card came in on the mark. The most anticipated was CM Punk ...

    Nathan McCarter Written by Nathan McCarter about 19 days ago 117,017 reads 31 comments

  14. UFC 203: Bleacher Report Main Card Staff Predictions

    In the UFC's first-ever visit to Cleveland, Ohio, heavyweight hometown champion Stipe Miocic defends his title for the first time against former Strikeforce champion Alistair Overeem...

    Sydnie Jones Written by Sydnie Jones about 19 days ago 21,867 reads 45 comments

  15. CM Punk, Tim Tebow and the Differences in Sport Cultures

    On Thursday morning, it was announced that Tim Tebow , the polarizing quarterback who hasn’t touched a football in any way that matters since 2012, signed with the New York Mets to play minor league baseball...

    Matthew Ryder Written by Matthew Ryder about 19 days ago 4,499 reads 9 comments

  16. CM Punk Wants His MMA Skills to Do the Talking, but What Will They Say?

    "Luck is for losers." Say this much for CM Punk : He must save a ton on safety nets. As the former pro wrestling star prepares for his pro MMA debut Saturday at UFC 203, ...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 20 days ago 4,902 reads 27 comments

  17. CM Punk vs. Mickey Gall: UFC 203 Odds, Predictions and Pre-Fight Twitter Hype

    UFC 203 might be headlined by a heavyweight title fight between Stipe Miocic and Alistair Overeem, but plenty of people will be tuning in to watch CM Punk 's debut against Mickey Gall...

    Alex Ballentine Written by Alex Ballentine about 20 days ago 9,715 reads 2 comments

  18. The Question: Does CM Punk Stand Any Chance of Winning His UFC Debut?

    CM Punk finally gets his chance to silence the doubters at Saturday's UFC 203. Criticism and skepticism have dogged the former WWE wrestler since he inked a multifight ...

    Chad Dundas Written by Chad Dundas about 20 days ago 56,021 reads 107 comments

  19. Seth Rollins, Ryback Comment on CM Punk's MMA Debut at UFC 203

    Seth Rollins and Ryback will both be rooting for CM Punk when the former WWE star makes his mixed martial arts debut Saturday at UFC 203...

    Joseph Zucker Written by Joseph Zucker about 21 days ago 77,941 reads 35 comments

  20. CM Punk: The 7 Moments That Led Him to WWE Stardom and to UFC 203

    CM Punk achieved some of the greatest feats in professional wrestling, working his way from Illinois bingo halls to tightly packed football stadiums and putting on some of the best matches in history...

    Steven Rondina Written by Steven Rondina about 21 days ago 22,977 reads 30 comments

  21. The Complete Guide to UFC 203: Miocic vs. Overeem

    The UFC heads to Cleveland for the first time on Saturday, September 10 with a fine offering on pay-per-view...

    Patrick  Wyman Written by Patrick Wyman about 21 days ago 13,725 reads 43 comments

  22. CM Punk's UFC Debut: Definitive Timeline of Ex-WWE Star's Long Road to UFC 203

    The day is nearly upon us. Five-time world champion in the WWE CM Punk is finally, finally going to step into the Octagon at UFC 203 on Saturday...

    Steven Rondina Written by Steven Rondina about 22 days ago 15,413 reads 33 comments

  23. Alberto Del Rio Quits, Triple H Is Back and Top WWE News for Week of September 3

    As always, it's been a busy week for the men and women of WWE. Let's take a look at some of the bigger stories from the last seven days. Mr. Fuji Dies The wrestling world lost another legend this week when Mr...

    The Doctor Chris Mueller Written by The Doctor Chris Mueller about 25 days ago 59,008 reads 103 comments

  24. CM Punk: Vince McMahon Is 'Currently Bankrolling a Lawsuit Against Me'

    If anyone thought things between WWE and professional wrestler-turned- MMA fighter CM Punk were straightened out, think again...

    Steven Rondina Written by Steven Rondina about 27 days ago 29,023 reads 40 comments