CM Punk is headed to UFC.
Rumors have been flying for months that the former WWE Champion and longtime MMA entusiast (real name Phil Brooks) was eying a run in UFC, including a signing that was allegedly supposed to be announced last month but fell through. UFC made the announcement official tonight on their UFC 181 pay-per-view.
1.The eighth child of wrestling patriarch Stu Hart 2.Hart reflected on his father’s discipline, describing how Stu inflicted excruciating submission holds while uttering morbid words to his teenage son. The suffering endured in these sessions even left broken blood vessels … read more
1.He was raised in a military family and spent a brief part of his early years in Reading, Berkshire, England 2.He was a stand-out linebacker at Randolph High School and eventually became captain of the football team. 3.He knew he … read more
1.Austin got a football scholarship at Wharton County Junior College, followed by a full scholarship at the University of North Texas. 2.Deciding to become a wrestler, Austin joined Chris Adams’ school in the Dallas Sportatorium, where Adams also wrestled for … read more
1.In his early life, McMahon also overcame dyslexia. 2.McMahon’s father, Vincent James McMahon, had left the family while McMahon was still a baby, taking his elder son, Rod, with him. McMahon did not meet his father until age 12. 3.McMahon … read more
1.He currently lives in Tampa, Florida, with his wife Denise, a German model whom he met while on tour in England. 2.He met best friend Adam Copeland (Edge) in the 6th grade. 3.Since suffering a concussion in 2014, Christian began … read more
1. Beyond The Mat Beyond the Mat follows the post-WWE career of Jake “The Snake” Roberts as he wrestles small venues around the United States. Mick Foley’s rise to fame in the WWE is also highlighted – culminating in an … read more
1.He is the son of “The American Dream” Dusty Rhodes, and the half-brother of fellow WWE wrestler Goldust. 2.After graduating from high school, Runnels attended an acting school. 3.He is also a comic book fan and has worn wrestling gear … read more
1.His real name is Curtis Jonathan “Curt” Hussey 2.In 2013, Hussey re-debuted as Fandango. In April, WWE audience members started singing and dancing to his entrance music, which rose substantially on iTunes charts and generated much hype in mainstream media … read more
1.Danielson has cited a number of wrestlers as influences to his style: Toshiaki Kawada, Mitsuharu Misawa, and William Regal. 2.Danielson became a vegan in 2009, after getting elevated liver enzymes and several staph infections.In September 2012, Danielson revealed that he … read more