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Born in 1978, Phil Brooks had a hard life growing up on the streets where he was confronted by drugs and alcohol. Instead of giving into them, he turned away from them and decided to join the Straight Edge movement of being Alcohol, Drug and Cigarette free. In his teen years, Brooks become a highly disciplined fighter in kick boxing and karate. Not knowing what to do with his life in his early twenties. Phil Brooks decided to join the Steel Domain Wrestling School and was trained by Ace Steel who instantly become one of his best friends. Now going by the name CM Punk. He rose up the ranks in the Indy wrestling, where he perfected his craft. Punk started using his real life Straight Edge attitude as his wrestling gimmick and quickly become one of the most famous Indy wrestlers after his memorable matches with Chris Hero, Raven and Samoa Joe [He also become very close friends with Colt Cabana and Eddie Guererro] Becoming the star of Indy Promotion Ring of Honor. CM Punk was offered a WWE try out, where he fought Val Venis in 2005 on Raw. Later that year Punk was given a World Wrestling Entertainment contract and head off to the WWE. Sent to WWE's development school. CM Punk quickly become the top star there, and even won there World Championship. Before being called up to the main WWE show. CM Punk debuted in late 2006 on ECW. Where he remained undefeated for months and quickly become the most popular superstar in the land of Extreme. At the 2006 Survivor Series Punk out shined his partners, by being cheered louder than his partners Triple H, Shawn Michaels, Jeff Hardy and Matt Hardy. One week later he preformed in his first ECW main event at the December to Dismember Pay Per View. In 2007, he nearly won the Money in the Bank ladder match at WrestleMania, after defeating King Booker on SmackDown. This lifted CM Punk up through the WWE ranks high enough to become the top star of ECW. Punk went onto disband the ECW group known as the New Breed, after defeating every single member of the group. Before starting a five month feud with the top bad guy of ECW, the self proclaimed Guru of Greatness John Morrison. Their rivalry came to a climax in September of 2007 where CM Punk defeated Morrison to earn the ECW World Championship after a hard fought match. As ECW Champion, CM Punk continued to carry ECW, with victory's over Elijah Burke, John Morrison, The Miz, Big Daddy V and Chavo Guererro. As of 2008, CM Punk is still the main force behind the success of ECW, as he successfully defends his Extreme Championship Wrestling Title.  See full bio on IMDb »

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CM Punk -- UFC Fighters Have My Back ... 'Awesome People Have Reached Out' (VIDEO)

CM Punk
UFC Fighters Have My Back 'Awesome People Have Reached Out'

CM Punk says he's been inundated with support from friends and UFC fighters -- blowing up his phone with words of encouragement before his MMA debut at UFC 203.  Punk joined the guys on the… READ MORE >

CM Punk -- I'm Stoked for Tim Tebow ... We're Kinda Similar (VIDEO)

CM Punk
I'm Stoked for Tim Tebow ... We're Kinda Similar

CM Punk feels Tim Tebow's pain -- saying he understands what it's like to get hate for trying a new sport ... but hopes they can both prove the doubters wrong.  [Tebow] signed with the Mets?… READ MORE >

- 259 days ago
UFC's Stipe Miocic -- CM Punk Ain't No Bitch ... He'll Prove He's Worthy (VIDEO)

UFC's Stipe Miocic
CM Punk Ain't No Bitch ... He'll Prove He's Worthy

If you're expecting CM Punk to embarrass himself in the Octagon, you're in for a big disappointment -- so says UFC champ Stipe Miocic.  "He's not some guy who's gonna walk in there and drop… READ MORE >

- 259 days ago
Alistair Overeem To Mickey Gall -- Kick CM Punk's Ass ... 'Send Him Back To WWE' (VIDEO)

Alistair Overeem To Mickey Gall
Kick CM Punk's Ass 'Send Him Back To WWE'

Alistair Overeem has a strong message for Mickey Gall -- SEND CM PUNK BACK TO THE WWE IN TEARS!!!  The two met up in Cleveland where they're both set to fight at UFC 203 this weekend -- and… READ MORE >

- 259 days ago
UFC's Mickey Gall -- I'm Gonna Destroy CM Punk ... And Send Him Back to WWE (VIDEO)

UFC's Mickey Gall
I'm Gonna Destroy CM Punk And Send Him Back to WWE

Mickey Gall might be new to the UFC, but he can talk trash like a seasoned vet -- firing back at CM Punk with his own promise of a victory in their upcoming bout.  The… READ MORE >

- 260 days ago
CM Punk -- GUARANTEES VICTORY ... 'I'm Gonna Win' (VIDEO)

CM Punk
GUARANTEES VICTORY ... 'I'm Gonna Win'

CM Punk GUARANTEES he's gonna beat Mickey Gall's ass at UFC 203 ... and says he might just bust out one of his famous WWE wrestling moves to get the job done!! READ MORE >

- 267 days ago
CM Punk -- I Crapped Myself On TV ... So, I'm Not Worried About UFC Debut (VIDEO)

CM Punk
I Once Crapped Myself On TV ... So, I'm Not Worried About UFC Debut

CM Punk says he's not worried about embarrassing himself during his UFC debut ... because he once crapped himself during a WWE match ... so, how much worse could it be?? The 37-year-old is… READ MORE >

- 268 days ago
CM Punk -- Blasted By UFC Fighter ... You're a Joke!!! (VIDEO)

CM Punk
Blasted By UFC Fighter ... You're a Joke!!!

CM Punk doesn't deserve to be in the UFC -- and will likely get his ass beat in his UFC debut because he's not a real fighter ... so says UFC fighter Lorenz Larkin.  Larkin has been a pro… READ MORE >

- 311 days ago
Matt Hardy -- CM Punk Losing UFC Debut? ... 'Strong Possibility' (VIDEO)

Matt Hardy
CM Punk Losing UFC Debut? 'Strong Possibility'

Matt Hardy doesn't sound too confident about CM Punk's UFC debut ...  Hardy spent years in the squared circle with Punk -- and got to know the guy pretty well before Punk left pro wrestling… READ MORE >

- 324 days ago
CM Punk -- WWE Calls BS on Lump Claims ... Points to 'Rumble' Video

CM Punk
WWE Calls BS on Lump Claims Points to 'Rumble' Video

The WWE says it has proof that CM Punk NEVER had a baseball-sized lump on his back at the Royal Rumble -- and insist they have the video that shows he's lying through his singlet.  Punk first… READ MORE >

- 825 days ago
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