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CM Punk OFFICIALLY confirmed for live event appearance

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The wrestling world is abuzz with the latest news surrounding the iconic CM Punk. While fans might have been hoping for a pro wrestling appearance, they’re in for a treat of a different kind.

The former WWE and AEW superstar has been officially confirmed for an appearance at the APFC 9 Mixed Martial Arts event next month.

CM Punk: A Return to the MMA Scene

CM Punk’s association with the world of Mixed Martial Arts isn’t new. However, his upcoming appearance at APFC 9 has reignited interest among fans and critics alike.

The announcement was made by none other than former UFC fighter Anthony Pettis. Punk will be sharing the stage with other renowned names such as Frank Mir, Rampage Jackson, and even the illusionist Criss Angel.

A Nod to His Roots

Interestingly, the APFC 9 event is scheduled just a few days before the WWE Survivor Series 2023. What makes this even more intriguing is that the Survivor Series is set to take place in Punk’s hometown, Chicago.

While there has been speculation about Punk possibly making an appearance at the Survivor Series, he has recently commented on the matter, leaving fans in suspense.

What’s Next for CM Punk?

With this upcoming MMA appearance, it’s clear that CM Punk is not limiting himself to the squared circle. His diverse interests and ventures, from wrestling to MMA to comic book writing, showcase a multi-faceted personality that continues to captivate audiences worldwide.

Whether he’s delivering a ‘GTS’ in the ring or showcasing his skills in a commentary booth for MMA, Punk remains a force to be reckoned with.


  • What event is CM Punk confirmed for?
    • Punk is confirmed for the APFC 9 event next month.
  • Who announced CM Punk’s participation in the event?
    • Former UFC fighter Anthony Pettis made the announcement.
  • Who else will be appearing at the APFC 9 event?
    • Other notable names include Frank Mir, Rampage Jackson, and Criss Angel.
  • Is Punk returning to WWE for the Survivor Series 2023?
    • CM Punk has recently commented on the possibility, but nothing is confirmed as of now.
  • How long did CM Punk hold the WWE Championship?
    • CM Punk held the WWE Championship for 434 days, marking the sixth-longest reign in the championship’s history.
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