CM PUNK has a massive assembly over his long run this weekend – however sadly for WWE lovers it is going to be over a potential go back to UFC.
The five-time WWE international champion, actual identify Philip Brooks, is about to hold talks with Dana White on Saturday when he attends UFC 218 in Detroit.
The 39-year-old has no longer fought for over a 12 months after struggling a humiliating first-round defeat to Mickey Gall on his UFC debut in September 2016.
That crushing setback led to large hypothesis that the veteran would give up MMA and are available again to wrestling.
He used to be even presented a staggering $1million for a one-off go back to the hoop through British corporate five Star Wrestling previous this 12 months.
However, Punk does no longer seem to be any closer to settling his problems with WWE chiefs.
Las Vegas Review-Journal reporter Adam Hill says White mentioned: “CM Punk is coming to Detroit and wants to talk to me. I love the guy. We’ll see what he’s doing.”
Punk and White may just talk about a potential 2nd fight for him within the Octagon.
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But the grappler’s popularity took a massive hit when he submitted to Gall’s rear bare choke within two mins on his UFC bow and he’s not likely to earn the similar price of £375,000 that he did on his debut.
His teacher, Duke Roufus, has hinted that Punk used to be gearing up for any other crack within the skilled preventing trade on Instagram closing month.
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After posting a picture of the pair in combination after a consultation, he captioned it with: “Back in #PunkCamp with my man @cmpunk #cmpunk working hard & getting better every day. Working on his next fight.”
Punk used to be one of the vital fashionable characters in WWE this century and wrestling lovers had been determined to see him have yet one more run within the corporate.
He reportedly left WWE due to a main fall out with proprietor Vince McMahon and government Triple H over the way in which his personality used to be being booked.
He give up after 9 eventful years again in 2014 and it does no longer appear to be he’ll be stepping foot between the ropes once more any time quickly.