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CM Punk’s UFC debut reportedly delayed due to shoulder injury

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CM Punk fighting for the first time at the end of the year was probably a pipe dream anyway. Now, it definitely won’t happen.
Punk’s coach Duke Roufus told ESPN.com on Monday that the former WWE star has an injured shoulder and won’t make his UFC debut for another six to 10 months.
“He got caught in a scramble, so right now he’s taking a little time off,” Roufus told Brett Okamoto. “He was doing great before that. His progress has been good. He’s got a great attitude and he’s a hard worker. He got a place in Milwaukee where he lives all week when he’s here training, so he’s in it to win it.
“Our biggest thing is we want him to 101 percent before [we resuming training]. We don’t have a hard date for his fight to force the issue, so making sure he’s completely healthy is possible.”
Roufus said that CM Punk has a doctor’s appointment Oct. 14 and he could be cleared to return to training on that date. Punk had previously said he’d want to fight sometime at the end of the year or in 2016, but would leave the decision up to his coaches.
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