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Is CM Punk the most desired opponent in the UFC right now?

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  1. Renzo Gracie NH Black Belt

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    I feel like a fight with Punk is a golden ticket. It guarantees a high level of exposure against an opponent who, even if he shows an incredible amount of development, should be beatable for a UFC fighter.

    Am I not giving him enough credit? I just don't buy him making enough progress even at a place like Roufusport. I feel like whoever scores this fight will be in a great situation. Even if you lose, you could probably avoid being cut because it would be a loss to a guy that they are trying to market.
     
  2. Necrocrawler Purple Belt

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    He will fight a 0-0 guy or similar. So basically, hes free from the actual roster.
     
  3. vkram Brown Belt

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    The most desirable opponent should always be the champion.
     
  4. Rvd Slmr Silver Belt Platinum Member

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    There is no way they match him against an actual UFC fighter.
     
  5. Organic Damage Vantablack belt

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    I've been wondering since they signed Punk where the UFC is going to find someone an AC will sanction against a 37year old 0-0 fighter with zero combat experience.
     
  6. beastlightnbs Brown Belt

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    Hell yes he his. Easiest fight out there and (unfortunately for fans) on a PPV.
     
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    I've said many times that I'd step up to fight him. I was a former college wrestler, and my band has a huge facebook following. That should be enough for the big showeh
     
  8. Git rekt Blue Belt

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    Pretty much, only one Opponent who could get more views would be mcgregor, but he can actually fight so yeah, punk.
     
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    I'd say yes, from a financial side. It'd be a guarenteed payday for anybody he fights.
     
  10. cyrusthevyrus Banned Banned

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    Give CM Punk an old guy known guy, like Rich Franklin
     
  11. Rational Poster Actually the Best Poster

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    Anderson Silva is the most desired opponent on the roster.

    People think he is weak now and it's still a huge money fight.
     
  12. Renzo Gracie NH Black Belt

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    Franklin would ruin him.
     
  13. Sir RaldoBabalu Orange Belt

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    CM Punk vs Royce Gracie, make it happen Dana
     
  14. Estudante Brown Belt

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    this isn't a bad idea
     
  15. Moral Victory Black Belt

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    Well, it sure isn't Pendred!
     
  16. sampuncher Red Belt

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    Wrong, I guarantee Punks debut will drew more viewers and PPV buys than McGregor will against Aldo.
     
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  18. Git rekt Blue Belt

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    Care to bet your sig on that?
     
  19. GODZILLA213 Genocide Revised

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    I wouldn't mind fighting the guy. I can make 185 or 170 and I have no experience. However I do have bills and this would be an easy way to pay some of them off. Where you at Punk!?
     
  20. Phronimos The truth don't have to be validated by ignorance.

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    He is a very desirable opponent in the sense that it will bring a lot of eyes. But apart from a possible big payday, it isn't going to advance your career or elevate your rankings.

    I bet Punk will be better than a lot of people, fighters I mean, who have come and gone over the years.
     

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