Former WWE star CM Punk to make his UFC debut on September 10 live on PPV at UFC 203 against Mickey Gall in Cleveland

Former WWE star CM Punk (Phil Brooks) will make his long awaited mixed martial arts debut at UFC 203 on September 10 in Cleveland, Ohio against 2-0 newcomer Mickey Gall according to an announcement over on UFC.com early Thursday morning.

Punk will be fighting at welterweight (170 pounds) in his MMA debut after spending over a year training under Duke Roufus in Milwaukee. He had announced his signing with UFC back in December 2014 and had been plagued with injuries ever since, including undergoing back surgery to repair a herniated disc back in February.