It’s looking more and more like Phil “CM Punk” Brooks’ UFC career will be a one-and-done scenario.
After preparing nearly two years for his professional MMA debut, Punk (0-1 MMA, 0-1 UFC), the former WWE superstar, was handily defeated by Mickey Gall (3-0 MMA, 2-0 UFC) at UFC 203 in September. He showed little of substance in the welterweight fight, and he was taken down in the opening seconds before absorbing hard punches and succumbing to a fight-ending submission inside three minutes.
Although he said after the fight that he won’t give up on the sportand is hopeful for a second opportunity, one doesn’t appear to be there for him. UFC President Dana White told “UFC Tonight” on FS1 that Punk is unlikely to get another crack on MMA’s most prominent stage