‘That takes plenty of guts’

Former WWE Famous person Mike Knox had many attention-grabbing issues to share about CM Punk on the newest UnSKripted with Dr. Chris Featherstone.

As we had lately reported, Mike Knox’s perceptions about CM Punk’s in-ring work modified after their first match. Knox additionally spoke about CM Punk’s determination to pursue an MMA profession after retiring from professional wrestling.

Mike Knox mentioned that CM Punk is a superb particular person exterior the ring, and he praised Punk’s determination for making an attempt his hand at MMA. Regardless of Punk’s unsuccessful UFC stint, Knox mentioned that the previous WWE Famous person confirmed plenty of coronary heart and guts to comply with a path that not many would take.

“Nice exterior the ring. Nice man. You understand what I imply? Individuals sort of give it to him just a little bit as a result of he went to UFC, and he was making an attempt to struggle, and I used to be like, that takes plenty of coronary heart and takes plenty of guts.”

He does not have Brock Lesnar’s dimension. He wasn’t wrestling since he was born: Mike Knox on CM Punk’s determination to affix UFC

Knox was fast to notice that CM Punk wasn’t gifted with the identical bodily attributes as Brock Lesnar. Punk did not even have an novice wrestling background earlier than signing up with the UFC. Nevertheless, Punk made a good sum of money regardless of being on the dropping finish of his two MMA fights.

“He does not have Brock Lesnar’s dimension. He wasn’t wrestling since he was born. Shooter type, what I imply? However he did it, man, and he made some cash, and god bless him. I want him nothing however success, man. After that first match, we have been fairly strong, man.”

CM Punk in the UFC.
CM Punk within the UFC.

After leaving WWE in 2014 and saying his retirement, CM Punk started coaching on the Roufusport MMA Academy in 2015. Punk would make his MMA debut in opposition to Mickey Gall at UFC 203 in September 2016 within the Welterweight division.

CM Punk was submitted within the first spherical, however that did not cease him from returning for his second struggle in opposition to Mike Jackson in June 2018 at UFC 225. Punk misplaced his second professional MMA struggle by way of unanimous determination, and he has since stayed away from the cage.

Revealed 30 Dec 2020, 12:13 IST

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