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CM Punk’s UFC debut delayed by injury

For fans of CM Punk, his much anticipated debut in UFC was set to be the highlight of the year. Sadly for those fans the wait for his first fight will go on well into 2016 as the former WWE Champion requires back surgery which will keep him out of the octagonThe MMA star requires surgery on a herniated disc – a procedure that will mean he will miss his expected slot on the UFC 199 card. Speaking about

“My back has always bugged me… Figured it was just wrestling sh*t. Turns out it was.”

“It got bad enough to the point where I couldn’t do anything the week before I went to train with theNew Jersey Devils last month. One day I could manage, the next day I couldn’t. I’ve been in agony for almost a month. Chiropractor, acupuncture, massage, cryotherapy … nothing worked.”

It’s unlucky for CM Punk who was promoting his upcoming fight upto this last weekend. At 37, time is running out for the fighter to make an impact in MMA.