CM Punk lost his first UFC fight in September 2016 as he fell to Mickey Gall. It looks like he will finally be making his UFC return in his hometown of Chicago for UFC 225.
According to Uproxx and with Ariel Helwani of MMAFighting confirming it, Mike Jackson will be CM Punk’s opponent on June 9. The match will take place at the United Center. Jackson earned this opportunity by defeating Gall.
CM Punk seemed to have known about this confirmation well in advance as he sent a cryptic tweet out a few days ago. Now it’s his turn to capitalize on his last loss.
— Coach (@CMPunk) February 4, 2018