Former WWE star CM Punk to make second UFC appearance June 9

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Former skilled wrestling star CM Punk will make his second look within the UFC on June 9 in Chicago.

UFC introduced the long-rumored bout on Thursday. Punk, whose start identify is Phil Brooks, will face Mike Jackson in a welterweight combat at UFC 225 at United Middle.

Punk (Zero-1) has been hinting at a UFC return for months. The previous WWE wrestler trains out of Milwaukee however lives in Chicago.

Punk, 39, made his combined martial arts debut at UFC 203 in September 2016. He had no MMA expertise when he signed a cope with the UFC in 2014 and was rapidly choked out by Mickey Gall in his extremely anticipated debut.

Regardless of initially expressing some doubt about reserving Punk in one other combat, UFC president Dana White has opted to offer him one other shot.

Jackson (Zero-1) was truly a small a part of the unique Punk experiment. The Houston native fought Gall in February 2016, when Punk suffered an harm that delayed his debut. Had Gall misplaced, Punk would have seemingly confronted one other opponent in his debut, however Gall ended up submitting Jackson in simply 45 seconds.

A middleweight title bout between Robert Whittaker and Yoel Romero is scheduled to headline the UFC 225 pay-per-view occasion.



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