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Pro wrestler CM Punk joins UFC, will begin fighting in 2015
Pro wrestler CM Punk joins UFC, will begin fighting in 2015

The Ultimate Fighting Championship made the surprise announcement Saturday night that it has signed CM Punk, one of the biggest stars in pro wrestling in the last decade, to a multi-fight contract. Punk, whose real name is Phil Brooks, will fight at either middleweight or welterweight starting in 2015. Punk rose to fame in the WWE based on his transcendent interview skills and exciting matches. However, he butted heads with WWE executives behind the scenes in recent years and left the company acrimoniously earlier this year. Last week on a podcast with fellow wrestler and friend Colt Cabana, Punk accused WWE of a variety of offenses, including firing him on his wedding day and...

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