CM Punk Fights In The UFC, Everybody Chimes In

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It is now Sunday Morning and the dust has settled following the highly anticipated debut of former professional wrestler CM Punk in the UFC. Although Punk came up short in his efforts, that has not stopped folks from both the professional wrestling world and the professional MMA world from chiming in with their two cents.

So, what will be following here is a collection of thoughts from various MMA/pro wrestling personalities on Twitter when it relates to CM Punk’s UFC debut.

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This is just nuts. What a crazy scenario.

— Gregory Shane Helms (@ShaneHelmsCom) September 11, 2016

 

Uhhhhhh that was so shit

— Robert Whiteford (@Flyinjudoka) September 11, 2016

 

Punk defense was looking good #UFC203

— Jerome-Max Holloway (@BlessedMMA) September 11, 2016

 

Lol welcome to the big show son. @CMPunk

— Tim Sylvia (@timsylviamma) September 11, 2016

 

What a joke

— Nick Catone UFC (@NickCatone) September 11, 2016

 

you win some you lose some. But you live

— Kevin Lee (@MoTownPhenom) September 11, 2016

 

LOL

— Joe Schilling (@JoeSchilling187) September 11, 2016

 

Lol that's all I have!

— Shawn Jordan (@savageshawn) September 11, 2016

 

Does he stay or should he go @Ufc #ufc203

— Julianna Peña (@VenezuelanVixen) September 11, 2016

 

I hope the UFC made the money they wanted off CM Punk. Is everyone good now? Can we cut the bulllshit? #UFC203

— Brendan Schaub (@BrendanSchaub) September 11, 2016

 

Congrats to @mickeygall on the submission victory. Seized the moment.

— Dave Sholler (@Sholler_UFC) September 11, 2016

 

And just like that he finds out there's levels to this shit.

— James Vick (@JamesVickMMA) September 11, 2016

 

Respect to punk a lot of people would of gave up before that point.

— Jerome-Max Holloway (@BlessedMMA) September 11, 2016

 

ITS STILL REAL TO ME DAMMIT #UFC203

— Angela Hill (@AngieOverkill) September 11, 2016

 

CM Punk got a lot of heart for stepping in there #UFC203

— Cub Swanson (@CubSwanson) September 11, 2016

 

That went as expected. It’s tough to be in that cage though… and @CMPunk did something a lot of people wouldn’t. #UFC203 #FreshCauliflower

— Joe Lauzon (@JoeLauzon) September 11, 2016

 

And now we know ....

— Ian McCall (@Unclecreepymma) September 11, 2016

 

@CMPunk respect!

— Justin Gaethje (@Justin_Gaethje) September 11, 2016

 

CM Punk put up a fight but he's ready for the UFC. You can't blame him for taking advantage of the opportunity.

— Gerald Harris (@GHurricane) September 11, 2016

 

What an insult

— Tom Lawlor (@FilthyTomLawlor) September 11, 2016

 

I'm so glad I don't fight in the @UFC anymore. Now, they let guys that never fought a real fight in they're ... https://t.co/UMaENYkBB0

— kurt pellegrino (@kurtpellegrino) September 11, 2016

 

Respect to @CMPunkFight !!! Now everybody want a piece of Gall

— Marlon Moraes (@MMARLONMORAES) September 11, 2016

 

Glad #CMPunk got to fight in the #UFC I enjoy the freak show fights. A fight is a fight, it's fun to watch. Hope he fights again #UFC203

— Mike Ciesnolevicz (@MikeCies) September 11, 2016

 

Lol CM Punk is skipping the line on getting cauliflower too normally takes guys years to get that #ufc203 #CMPunkVsGall

— Brad Pickett (@One_Punch) September 11, 2016

 

Mad #Respect to @CMPunk - went in, put it on the line, didn't go his way, but made no excuses. Dream Big people. #UFC203 #CMPunk

— Joe Ellenberger (@JoeEllenberger) September 11, 2016

 

I witnessed pro fighters skip sparring today because they soft. Don't dog #CMPunk. He put his balls on the line in front of millions.

— Din Thomas (@DinThomas) September 11, 2016

 

Punk earned some respect from me with his post fight speech. #UFCCleveland

— Scott Holtzman (@HotSauceHoltzy) September 11, 2016

 

I called the finish & round. It was still cool as fuck to see Punk get in there and do something that most wouldn't have the balls to do.

— Gregory Shane Helms (@ShaneHelmsCom) September 11, 2016

 

I feel bad for the REAL fighters the ufc has passed up on or fired to allow hacks like @cmpunk on the roster. So disgusting.

— Mike Pierce (@MikePierce170) September 11, 2016

 

@CMPunk lotta heart tonight. @mickeygall is the real deal. In a few years his name will still be making waves in @ufc kids gonna be around

— Daniel Cormier (@dc_mma) September 11, 2016

 

CM Punk should absolutely be respected. What a cool guy! Mickey Gall is a tough kid and he's smart. Excellent post fight speeches! #UFC203

— Kenny Florian (@kennyflorian) September 11, 2016

 

Hey, @CMPunk, who's the fucking "can" now? #UFC203 pic.twitter.com/906ITJayw7

— Mike Jackson, Esq. (@TheTruthJackson) September 11, 2016

 

Glad to see CM PUNK tell his fans he's going to continue his UFC journey,he will learn and come back strong!! Time to fix that ear! HH

— Hulk Hogan (@HulkHogan) September 11, 2016

 

! Respect Punks courage to put himself out there but there's a reason for armatures , Pros , ect . . gotta go thru the process like every1

— Eddie Alvarez (@Ealvarezfight) September 11, 2016

 

Funny thing is Punk just earned more respect in his defeat than Micky did in victory. #takethathoweveryouwant #UFC203

— Corey Anderson UFC (@CoreyA_MMA) September 11, 2016

 

Class act @CMPunk proud to call u a teammate and friend #UFC203

— Belal muhammad (@bullyb170) September 11, 2016

 

Not bad for a first fight and good speech @CMPunk and fuck the haters

— Chito Vera (@chitoveraUFC) September 11, 2016

 

CM Punk just earned his cauliflower #ufc203

— Louis Smolka (@LASTSAMURAIUFC) September 11, 2016

 

congrats @mickeygall @cmpunk you win some and lose some #keepyourheadup

— Roy Nelson (@roynelsonmma) September 11, 2016

 

No matter what anyone says @CMPunk got in there and went for it. He took some shots and fought a choke to the best of his ability. Respect.

— Andre Fili (@TouchyFili) September 11, 2016

 

I'll tell you this I respect @CMPunk more than anyone. Dude has the biggest balls ever. Much love brotha a true beast!

— Erik Jon Koch (@NEWBREED04) September 11, 2016

 

Can't wait to see what the pay outs are for #UFC203 ....#CMpunk better not have made more money than I do #FishOutOfWater

— Dennis Bermudez (@MenaceBermudez) September 11, 2016

 

The problem is @mickeygall is 3-0 & in the @ufc. Now you have to fight real professionals. All the respect to @CMPunk taking the challenge

— Zak Cummings (@ZakCummings) September 11, 2016

 

They should keep Punk as the doormat for entry level guys to walk through.

— Kyle Kingsbury (@Kingsbu) September 11, 2016

 

@CMPunk did better in his 1st fight than I did in my 2nd, haha! Props man, takes a lot of guts to step out your comfort zone #UFC203

— Angela Hill (@AngieOverkill) September 11, 2016

 

I did not wish that on CM Punk I only stated that's what I thought would happen.Seems like a nice guy.Inside the octagon is not a nice place

— Big Ben Rothwell (@RothwellFighter) September 11, 2016

 

Stand up, dust off, onto the next one. Love you good brother.

— S.J. (@SamoaJoe) September 11, 2016

 

These words are going to stay with me for a while. I'm proud of @CMPunk for taking a risk, for making a statement. https://t.co/EjGTX5jPyu

— Mick Foley (@RealMickFoley) September 11, 2016

 

Further proof that shoots are NOT the best thing for business--#UFC203

— Jim Cornette (@TheJimCornette) September 11, 2016

 

Pulling for @CMPunk tonight. I Respect the balls it takes to do what he's doing. #UFC203

— Lance Storm (@LanceStorm) September 11, 2016

 

Don't worry amigo @CMPunk it's all good, you'll be back stronger...
No pasa nada amigo, regresaras a lo grande #muchrespect

— Alberto Del Rio (@VivaDelRio) September 11, 2016

 

In my opinion, @CMPunk has already won by just stepping foot into the Octagon. #respect

— Chavo Guerrero jr. (@mexwarrior) September 11, 2016

THE CM PUNK HAS THE REAL BALLS. GOD BLESS YOU BUBBA

— The Iron Sheik (@the_ironsheik) September 11, 2016

 

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