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Comic Writer and Former WWE Superstar CM Punk Heads to the Octagon Tonight

Tonight current Marvel comics writer and former WWE Superstar CM Punk (aka Phil Brooks) heads into the Octagon for his Mixed Martial Arts debut in UFC 203. The fight taking place in Cleveland, Ohio sees Punk fighting Mickey Gall in his welterweight debut.

Punk has been writing Drax for Marvel and has written a Thor story and a story for Vertigo.

It’s unknown how he’ll do in his UFC debut and experts seem split with Mickey the betting favorite currently. Punk refused to shake the hand of Gall in the weigh in bringing some WWE drama to the UFC.

Is this the first comic book writer to fight in the UFC? We’ll follow up later with an update as to how Punk does.