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Shoulder Injury Sidelines CM Punk, Delays UFC Debut

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Phil “CM Punk” Brooks will one day make his UFC debut, but it will have to be slightly delayed.
Punk hurt his shoulder during a recent training session, according to his trainer, Duke Roufus, and the injury has forced him to take some time off ahead of the former WWE star’s anticipated arrival in the Octagon.
“He got caught in a scramble, so right now he’s taking a little time off,” Roufus said, according to a report from ESPN.com. “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 … We don’t have a hard date for his fight to force the issue, so making sure he’s completely healthy is possible.”
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The former WWE star is scheduled to see a physician on Oct. 14, Roufus said.
Punk signed a deal to compete in the UFC back in December of last year. News of his signing was met with criticism due to the fact that Punk had ….View original article