Phil Brooks Has Something To Say About UFC Detractors

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CM Punk reads his Twitter notifications. He knows the reaction of him transitioning from pro wrestling to MMA has been met with negativity. He also doesn’t really care.

“At the end of the day, it’s about me and not anyone else,” he told SI.com in a long Q&A this week. “But, yeah, I used to not be able to read or walk or ride a bike or drive a car. Those people who are down on me trying this? Shut the f*ck up and don’t watch the fight.”

Punk, the former WWE superstar turned UFC fighter, is currently training at Roufusport in Milwaukee with the likes of former UFC lightweight champion Anthony Pettis and ONE Championship welterweight titleholder Ben Askren. The 36-year-old is getting a crash course in MMA from coach Duke Roufus after a long career in pro wrestling. A day does not go by when he doesn’t wish…

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Independent Wrestling Star Jimmy Jacobs Is Heading To WWE’s Creative Team

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Ladies and gentlemen, the hits keep on coming. While we wait for Uhaa Nation to report to NXT and wonder if Samoa Joe will be doing the same, WWE has added another independent star to their payroll. PWInsider is reporting that Ring of Honor stalwart Jimmy Jacobs has signed with World Wrestling Entertainment, but there’s a bit of a twist. It appears that Jacobs won’t be wrestling, but rather working for the creative team, where he’s expected to start in April.

Right away, my knee-jerk reaction is to say that I like this a lot. This is for a number of reasons, the biggest one being that we’re 12 days removed from WrestleMania, and I can’t ever remember feeling less hyped for the event. I will take just about anything to shake off these doldrums. But this isn’t just anybody we’re talking about here, this is the Zombie Princess! Jacobs…

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The Rise and Fall of a Superstar….And the Rise of the Wrestler

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Let me be clear…the WWE isn’t the be all and end all of pro wrestling. Heck, the WWE doesn’t even like to use terms like wrestler…preferring “superstar” or pro wrestling….instead choosing “Sports Entertainment.”

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