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Who's To Blame For The CM Punk Disaster?

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  1. WaylonMercy5150 Gold Belt

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    We got three prime suspects

    Dana White who had never signed a fighter with less experience than CM.
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    CM Punk who seems to have an embarrassment fetish. Was signed to the top MMA promotion in the world. A promotion that doesn't do freakshow fights...
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    Ruke Doofus The man who could have shut this whole shit down instead exploited this bs and turned a few bucks too.
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  2. Blanqa Blanqua Sherdog God Belt

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    Probably Dana
     
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    doufus for teaching him literally nothing for 3 years
     
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    You for starting this thread after 16000 posts!
     
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    Will always give Punk credit for putting his health on the line for an opportunity to complete in MMA when he was surely well off financially.
     
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    the casuals who made it clear star power is the most important thing in the sport
     
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    Stopped reading at promotion that doesn’t do freak shows!
     
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    The streaming goofs that steal all Danas PPV money and force him to resort to freakshow fights just to make a buck
     
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    At first ..... cm punk ???

    after that a combination of Roufus( come on - he HAD TO know he had a candy cane) & UFC- the first fight after all that prep - nada ..This cat had no business in any cage, let alone the UFC. It was obvious he wasnt a fighter / mmartist
     
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    The fault is in CM Punk and his training. They gave CM Punk every opportunity to secure a win, it was up to him to do it and he didn't.
     
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    The UFC made money off of CM Punk's fights and provided lolz for hardcores in between cringes, so I wouldn't really call it a disaster from the UFC's perspective. But promoter makes the fights, so if you must blame someone blame Dana. CM was just a guy living his dream, albeit a delusional one.
     
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    Brock Lesnar bought some people from WWE and got them into MMA so maybe he thought CM Punk could do the same
     
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    You missed of couple of other suspects:
    Brock for creating a myth that transition from WWE is easy for fighters and lucrative for promoters
    Ronda for proving that a draw is a win no matter what
     
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    Happy to be your first like. <{1-15}>
     
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    All of the above.

    Although I blame Dana least. His job is to generate income for the UFC, and all indications are that CM Punk brought in PPV buys. Can't really blame Dana all that much for signing a guy with a big following.
     
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    If cm punk brings that knee up vs. Gall, we are having a completely different conversation. He would have been the original flying knee KO poster boy. Jorge would have been blamed for for copying Phil’s knee. But he didn’t throw it, not in this timeline of the multiverse. But you can bet there is one version where he did.
     
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    Conor
     
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