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Video: YOLO. CM Punk says his weight cut is not going well and he’s never done a practice cut

CM Punk is a 38-year-old pro wrestler with a history of back issues and concussions. But wait there’s more! CM Punk makes both his MMA and UFC debut this Saturday night at UFC 203 versus a young, hungry, athletic Jiu-jitsu brown belt in Mickey Gall. And here’s the kicker less than 48 hours before his maiden MMA voyage CM Punk just admitted his weight cut isn’t going that well.

Cut Much Punk.

From a Wednesday sit-down interview with Ariel Helwani here is Phil Brooks confessing that MMA weight cutting is more difficult than it looks and his own personal one isn’t going so great. Crazy. Or Crazy like an old pro wrestling fox?

Check out the full interview below

Tommy Messano is a writer residing in Gilbert, Arizona who is best known for his work as a Mixed Martial Arts journalist. His work has been featured on a number of publications, including,,, the abandoned as well as his own site, (R.I.P).

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