CM Punk Still Training MMA Says UFC’s Anthony Pettis
TMZ Sports talked to Pettis — the former UFC lightweight champ who’s moving up to welterweight to fight #2-ranked Stephen “Wonderboy” Thompson on Saturday at Fight Night 148 — about his Roufusport gym mate’s fighting future.
“He is still training. I don’t know what his plan is. I know he’s doing some movies and a couple other things, but I’m not sure if he plans on fighting again or what. But, I know he’s still training … That dude’s a hard worker.”
Punk lost to Jackson via a unanimous decision … but looked like a much-improved fighter.
Pettis says he respects the hell outta CM Punk … even with an 0-2 record.
“Not many people in the world can do what he did. I mean, it’s on the biggest stage, and he fought some good guys too. It’s not