UFC has finally confirmed that WWE superstar CM Punk will face Mickey Gall in his debut bout. The fight will take place on 10th September 2016 in Cleveland. It will be a pay-per-view following prelims on FOX Sports 1 and UFC Fight Pass.
Brooks signed with the UFC in December 2014 but he delayed his UFC debut due to his injury. Punk finally end the speculation regarding whether the former WWE star can make the transition to mixed martial arts by officially announcing on his twitter handle.
The 37-year-old Punk will be facing Mickey Gall who is 2-0 in professional MMA fights and won both the fights in the first round via submission. Gall defeated Mike Jackson to earn this face off against Punk. Here are the complete details about CM Punk UFC 203 debut fight.
|DATE||Saturday, 10 September 2016|
|VENUE||Quicken Loans Arena, Cleveland|
|PREFERRED OPPONENTS||Mickey Gall|
CM Punk said about the fight,
I’ve been laying low media-wise, because I have nothing to say. You can’t talk a bunch of s–t until you’ve been in there, and I haven’t been. The instant I got cleared, I got on the horn and nailed everything down, and I’ll be debuting September 10 in Cleveland.
I’m happy to have a date, there’s a light at the end of the tunnel. You keep training and keep training until you hit a wall, and that was the point I was at. I found out I’ve been walking around with a herniated disk for probably years.