Former professional wrestler changed into skilled MMA fighter CM Punk returns to the Octagon next month at UFC 225, going via Mike Jackson.
Punk and Jackson will kick off the main card of the advance, which is able to air continue to exist pay-per-view.
UFC Hall Of Fame member Mark Coleman voiced his opinion regarding the placement of the Punk/Jackson fight on Twitter:
Sometimes u want to make exceptions.$ I'm excited for this fight . I would like @CMPunk the best! But I understand.
— Mark Coleman (@HammerHouseMMA) May 14, 2018
That would lead to Punk issuing a response of his private via Twitter, where the former wrestler admits his bout should be kicking off the advance on UFC Fight Pass:
I understand too. If it was once up to me, I'd be first fight on fight transfer. Don't matter to me. Fans like to be outraged by way of stuff that doesn't matter. (Appreciate the strengthen Mr. Coleman!!!!! You're in reality the individual)
— Coach (@CMPunk) May 14, 2018
Such luminaries as former UFC Women’s Bantamweight Champion Holly Holm, Invicta FC Featherweight Champion Megan Anderson, one time featherweight determine challenger Ricardo Lamas, one time girls’s strawweight determine downside Claudia Gadelha, former UFC Women’s Strawweight Champion Carla Esparza, Clay Guida, former UFC Light Heavyweight Champion Rashad Evans and two time flyweight determine challenger Joseph Benavidez will all step foot throughout the Octagon previous to the winless CM Punk and Mike Jackson will at the match.
UFC 225 takes place on Saturday, June 9 from the United Center in Chicago, Illinois with Robert Whittaker and Yoel Romero headlining. Fightful is providing live coverage of the advance, with a post-show podcast to follow.