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WWE star CM Punk has no regrets on UFC run: ‘I’d be kicking myself to this present day if I mentioned no’

Even though current WWE star CM Punk was unable to pick up a victory inside of the octagon during his short fighting career, he has no regrets giving it a go. Punk was in attendance for Saturday’s UFC 298 event at the Honda Center in Anaheim, Calif. Speaking with UFC broadcast partner Sportsnet following the

WWE star CM Punk has no regrets on UFC run: ‘I’d be kicking myself to this present day if I mentioned no’

Although present WWE star CM Punk was unable to select up a victory within the octagon throughout his quick combating profession, he has no regrets giving it a go.

Punk was in attendance for Saturday’s UFC 298 occasion on the Honda Heart in Anaheim, Calif. Talking with UFC broadcast companion Sportsnet following the pay-per-view card, Punk was requested about returning to the world of pro-wrestling after a headline-making exit from WWE a number of years in the past.

“You by no means say by no means [in the wrestling business],” Punk mentioned. “Who thought I’d’ve ever fought within the UFC? I used to be afforded a possibility by Lorenzo [Fertitta] and Dana [White], and I’d be kicking myself to this present day if I mentioned no.

“I’m not a man who lives with remorse. I’ll seize alternatives whether or not individuals imagine I deserve the alternatives or not. I work exhausting for my goals, and I’ll at all times chase them.

“I believe quite a lot of clouds parted, and time heals all wounds, so when it got here again to wrestling, it was the appropriate time.”

The 45-year-old Punk, whose actual identify is Phil Brooks, had two UFC bouts. He was stopped by Mickey Gall at UFC 203 in September 2016, and he later dropped a unanimous determination to Mike Jackson rather less than two years later at UFC 225; the Illinois Division of Monetary and Skilled Regulation overturned the end result to a no-contest after Jackson examined optimistic for marijuana.

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