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 UFC says CM Punk's first opponent won't be 'some guy off the street'

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PostSubject: UFC says CM Punk's first opponent won't be 'some guy off the street'   Wed Jan 28, 2015 4:13 pm

Since the UFC’s surprise announcement that it had signed former WWE superstar Phil “CM Punk” Brooks to a multi-fight deal, fans have been desperate to know who will get the first crack at him in the cage.

There’s currently no answer to that question, but UFC Chairman and CEO Lorenzo Fertitta gave some more insight into the type of challenge they’re looking to hand Punk.

“It’s not just going to be some guy off the street,” Fertitta said in an interview with ESPN.com. “It’s going to be somebody who is a professional mixed martial artist – certainly somebody who MMA media will recognize and know.”

Fertitta would go on to explain that they’ll likely have to look for someone not currently on the UFC roster, but that he will let matchmaker Joe Silva present a list of names and they will decide from there.

In addition to not knowing who his opponent will be, Punk has still not formally announced what weight he will be fighting at, but is currently training at Roufusport.

http://mmajunkie.com/2015/01/ufc-says-cm-punks-first-opponent-wont-be-some-guy-off-the-street

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PostSubject: Re: UFC says CM Punk's first opponent won't be 'some guy off the street'   Wed Jan 28, 2015 4:37 pm

mw- yushin okami, or belcher

ww- askren, paul daley, fitch, shields, or michael page
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PostSubject: Re: UFC says CM Punk's first opponent won't be 'some guy off the street'   Wed Jan 28, 2015 4:42 pm

MW- Bisping!!!!!!!!!

WW- Ben Saunders


Why in the hell do they need to look at outside the UFC for there fighter? Does that sound stupid to any one else?
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PostSubject: Re: UFC says CM Punk's first opponent won't be 'some guy off the street'   Wed Jan 28, 2015 4:52 pm

Well since UFC has CM Punk under 185 I'll go one of these guys on their list of signed fighters
MW- Royce Gracie, Mike King, or the ever elusive "Opponent TBD"



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PostSubject: Re: UFC says CM Punk's first opponent won't be 'some guy off the street'   Wed Jan 28, 2015 5:26 pm

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PostSubject: Re: UFC says CM Punk's first opponent won't be 'some guy off the street'   Wed Jan 28, 2015 6:45 pm

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PostSubject: Re: UFC says CM Punk's first opponent won't be 'some guy off the street'   Wed Jan 28, 2015 7:03 pm

Stone Cold Steve Austin?
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PostSubject: Re: UFC says CM Punk's first opponent won't be 'some guy off the street'   Thu Jan 29, 2015 9:45 am

@Triggerman99 wrote:
Stone Cold Steve Austin?



lol! lol! lol! lol! lol! lol! lol! now that was funny right there.
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