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? Good for him," Punk said moments ago at the UFC 203 media event in Cleveland.
"I think that's great. That's awesome."
But it's when Ariel Helwani asked about "symmetry" between the careers of Punk and Tebow that really got the ex-WWE superstar to open up.