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UFC 225 video: CM Punk busted up, outclassed by Mike Jackson in WWE star’s second MMA bout

CM Punk did not belong in the UFC.

MMA: UFC 225-Punk vs Jackson Kamil Krzaczynski-USA TODAY Sports

CM Punk made his second ever MMA bout at UFC 225 against Mike Jackson, and it was basically went as everyone expected it. Both of them may have been 0-1 MMA fighters, but Jackson was the only one with actual fighting experience, and it clearly showed.

Punk was stiff, slow, and just clearly didn’t belong in there, even with the lowest level of UFC fighter they can find to match him up against. Jackson could’ve finished the fight in multiple occasions, but he simply chose not to as he calmly picked Punk apart with ease. In case it wasn’t clear before, the experiment with the former WWE champion clearly failed, and he lost a wide unanimous decision.

Check out highlights below along with a snippet from our play-by-play:

Round 3 - Jackson with a jab. Punk initiates the clinch. He’s tired. Jackson could try to finish this, but he’s not. He lands a left and staggers Punk. Punk goes down, but Jackson makes him get back up. Punk with a left. Jackson is playing with him. Jackson with a big overhand right. He lands a couple of punches in the clinch. Punk won’t go down, but it’s all just heart at this point. Punk ties to roll to a kneebar but he couldn’t. Jackson lands a couple of punches in Punk’s guard. He moves to side with 40 seconds to go. Punk rolls over on top. The crowd boos at the end of the fight. 10-9 and 30-26 Jackson.

Mike Jackson defeated CM Punk via unanimous decision (30-26, 30-26, 30-26)

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