CM Punk I'm Fighting at UFC 225 ... & I'm Gonna Win!

CM Punk says he's returning to UFC on June 9th

Former WWE star CM Punk (real name Phil Brooks) had been expected to get back in the octagon sometime this year.

Stay tuned to Sportskeeda for further information regarding Punk's fight on June 9th.

On Monday, a Twitter user attempted to goad the former World Wrestling Entertainment star in to a response by asking "So when are we gonna see you cry again in the Octagon?" He quickly lost to Mickey Gall via submission in the first round. His cross-over to mixed-martial-arts helped the UFC build a bigger fan base. That just so happens to be the date of UFC 225 in Punk's home town of Chicago.

Whether the UFC would grant Punk a second chance is something company president Dana White let float in the air for quite some time.

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It's rumored Punk will be fighting a fighter named Mike Jackson who now has the same fight record as Punk with just one loss and zero wins.

CM Punk is making his long-awaited return to the Ultimate Fighting Championship. While having a hometown favourite with tremendous mainstream exposure on a UFC main card makes sense, the UFC has not yet confirmed that Punk will indeed be fighting at UFC 225.

Punk is likely hoping to rehabilitate his image as a fighter, but at 39 years old, his age could be a factor as much as his inexperience in the Octagon. Punk responded by dropping a hint about his next fight.

The fan favorite could be enough to draw a lot of viewers to the upcoming pay-per-view, however.

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