Setting the record straight.
In the aftermath of UFC 203, there’s a lot of things to talk about. Stipe defeats Alistair Overeem to defend the title, Werdum’s Post fight fight makes headlines, and CB Dollaway gets T.K.O.’ d by an elevator. But the real story Saturday night was CM Punk and his first steps in the octagon.
If you watched the fight, you saw what many people expected. The former WWE pro-wrestler was finished just outside of two minutes of the first round. Besides a few submission defenses, he landed no significant strikes and by all accounts was dominated by UFC newcomer Mickey Gall.
Before we get into this post, and everyone starts claiming us as “haters”, we must say that we respect CM PUNK. he’s got a lot of heart, a lot of balls, and his drive is undeniable. However, he does not belong in the UFC. We respect that he wanted to “get in there” and give it a chance, but the biggest stage in MMA history is not the place to live out a mid-life crisis. Just because Justin Bieber sells records does not mean he should be in the NBA.
Yes, he has a good story. He was separated from his previous employer Vince Mcmahon in an less than amicable way to say the least. He gets signed by the UFC with zero MMA experience but a name of heavyweight proportions. He was suppose to rise from the ashes like the Phoenix, prove the haters wrong and give the big finger to Vince McMahon in the process. However, unlike theatre, reality bites. You can cut all the promos you want, brag at press conferences, or win every stare down, but at the end of the day you have to fight.
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