CM Punk didn’t have probably the most memorable UFC profession, however the wrestling legend has now had a minimum of one among his losses struck from the report.
The previous 5 time world champion in WWE made his UFC debut again in 2016 in a complete loss to Mickey Gall.
He would return in 2018 and go the gap with Mike Jackson, however that may finish in a call loss.
Nonetheless, MMA Junkie are reporting that Punk’s second and last loss has been overturned and is now thought-about a no contest.
“The official results of a full contact martial arts bout will be modified to a ‘no contest’ as an consequence of an opposed post-bout disciplinary discovering in opposition to a contestant,” Illinois Division of Monetary and Skilled Regulation public data officer Chris Slaby instructed MMA Junkie in a written assertion on Wednesday.
“As detailed within the consent order offered, Mr. Jackson examined constructive for tetrahydrocannabinol attributable to marijuana following the June 9, 2018 UFC occasion on the United Heart in Chicago.”
Within the weeks main as much as the cardboard, all fighters have been instructed to cease utilizing marijuana as a result of strict legal guidelines across the drug within the state of Illinois.
“Due to Illinois’ no tolerance coverage for marijuana, we suggest that marijuana use be discontinued for anybody taking part on the UFC 225 card between now and the occasion,” the memo learn (per MMA Weekly).
So, as an alternative of getting an 0-2 report within the UFC, Punk is definitely 0-1 (1).
Since that combat, Punk has been working as a commentator on Cage Fury Preventing Championships and has obtained a lot reward for his work.
The questions round his future in skilled wrestling proceed to come up, however at 42 years outdated, Punk has maintained that it might take some huge cash and really attention-grabbing opponents and/or artistic to tempt him again.
Up to now, neither WWE or AEW haven’t been in a position to present that for him. AEW have brazenly held talks with Punk, WWE have solely maintained that they might be open to them.