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Morning Report: CM Punk: ‘I’m gonna win. I’ve never been more confident about something in my entire life.’

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Former WWE superstar CM Punk is feeling supremely confident heading into his MMA debut at UFC 203 against Mickey Gall.

Next month, former WWE superstar CM Punk will be making his MMA debut on the biggest stage of them all, the UFC. In the lead up to the fight, Fox Sports 1 is airing a four part documentary titled “The Evolution of Punk” which follows Punk’s journey and preparation for this first fight. The first episode aired last night and as part of the promotional effort, Punk sat down with Peter Rosenberg on Hot 97 to talk about the documentary and his plans after UFC 203.

“Everything hinges on that night. I definitely think a huge part of me is just gonna want to keep the train rolling and get another fight on as soon as I can. There’s also another part of me that’s just gonna want to go to a bunch of Cubs games, because this is the year. So it all hinges on that night.”

Punk made his name as a professional wrestler with the WWE but left the company in early 2014 due to disputes with management. In December of that year, Punk signed with the UFC after approaching UFC President Dana White about his desire to compete in MMA; his debut was expected to be in 2015 but injuries intervened. Now healthy, Punk will be facing Mickey Gall at UFC 203. The 24 year old Gall is 2-0 in his MMA career and is the heavy favorite. Punk doesn’t see it that way though.

“Honestly, there’s no assuming [I win]. I’m gonna win. I’ve never been more confident about something in my entire life. I’ll probably sit on the beach for a little bit. I’ll probably maybe take a little vacation with ….View full article

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