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Tweets of the Day: Ben Askren, fighters react to CM Punk signing with the UFC

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Check out immediate reactions from fighters as the UFC announced that they have signed former WWE superstar CM Punk

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So former WWE superstar CM Punk has signed a multi-fight deal with the UFC. The promotion has made the announcement during the UFC 181 PPV, and here's a quick vine clip featuring the 36-year-old pro-wrestler:

Social media has been buzzing shortly after and here are the immediate reactions from twitter, most notably Ben Askren, who is upset that they picked an unproven 'fake' wrestler with no extensive martial arts background:

Watch CM Punk talk to MMA Fighting's Ariel Helwani: