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UFC Legend Frank Mir On His Problem With CM Punk Fighting In UFC

CM Punk Loses In UFC

• ON THIS DAY IN WWF HISTORY (December 29, 1990) – WWF Superstars of Wrestling

On this day in 1990, the World Wrestling Federation aired an episode of their weekly TV show ‘WWF Superstars of Wrestling’.

This episode was pre-taped at the Sundome in Tampa, Florida and featured matches & storyline segments on the road to the ‘WWF Royal Rumble 1991’ PPV.

Here’s the card:

1. Mr. Perfect vs. Rico Frederico

2. Tugboat vs. Bob Bradley

3. The Nasty Boys vs. Sonny Blaze & Jim Evans

4. Jake The Snake Roberts vs. Kent Carlson

5. The Big Bossman vs. Pete Sanchez

6. The Undertaker vs. Terry Dav

• UFC Legend Frank Mir On His Problem With CM Punk Fighting In UFC

During a recent interview with Chris Van Vliet, former UFC Heavyweight Champion Frank Mir explained why he had a problem with CM Punk fighting in UFC.

Below is what Mir said:

“I was upset when CM punk got to have a UFC fight for his debut. Well, if all of a sudden my first ever pro wrestling match I jumped into AEW or WWE, they’d say what an assh*le!

So just on my name I jump out there. I’m not gonna look very good, I’m not going to do a great job. And what does that say to all of the guys who have worked? Have wrestled for fifty f*cking bucks, you know? I mean like it’s kind of a spit in their face.

Now I was the one upset before when the guy came over my sport and just took another [fighter’s spot]…that was my problem.

I wasn’t mad at CM Punk for getting that opportunity. I was mad because it took the opportunity away from somebody else.”

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