And, after joining the big league, Gall has no intention of moving backward. I think the level of competition in my gym would be surprising to most people, but it wasn’t eye-opening to me or anything like that.“My contract is longer than just this fight,” Gall said. I’m in the UFC now and I’m here to stay, I want to fight the best in the world, it’s where I belong, I want war with the best guys in the world.” As for his own inexperience, Punk said contrary to what some may think, he was well aware of what he was signing up for when he took on a tough training schedule at Duke Roufus’ gym in Milwaukee. I wanted to do this, I wanted to be at the highest level with the best gym in the world against the highest guys.“But to say this is one and done, I think that’s premature. While Gall has gotten his first octagon experience out of the way, his two-fight professional record doesn’t necessarily qualify him as a veteran, either.But I’m also old and wise to know that (you should) never say never. “I’m for sure in this for the long haul, I’ve got a decent number of fights on my contract and I’m looking to fulfill it, and I’m looking to have fun doing it.” The welterweights are set to meet in the pay-per-view main portion of UFC 203 on Sept. However, like Punk, he also has a contract in place.Mandatory Credit: Jayne Kamin-Oncea-USA TODAY Sports With the wait for the MMA debut of Phil “CM Punk” Brooks finally close over, questions remain as to what comes after.Set to make his inaugural UFC appearance at UFC 203, Punk (0-0 MMA, 0-0 UFC) says he’s not looking much further than Mickey Gall (2-0 MMA, 1-0 UFC) at this point. In fact, the welterweight expressed every intention of fulfilling his UFC contract. 2 is going to be, I’m just focused on this one,” Punk said during today’s media call.Whittaker, who met Rosenberg at a previous Wrestlemania event, proposed to his girlfriend Thursday, with the help of CM Punk.
BEVERLY HILLS, CA - AUGUST 16: WWE Superstar CM Punk attends the WWE Summer Slam VIP Kick-Off Party at Beverly Hills Hotel on August 16, 2012 in Beverly Hills, California.
(Photo by Jason Merritt/Getty Images For WWE) WWE champion CM Punk, left, is shown with fans Oliver Whittaker, of London, right, and his fiancee Maria Rosenberg, of Chattanooga, Tenn., at the WWE Wrestlemania Axxess, a fan event at the Miami Beach Convention Center, Thursday, March 29, 2012 in Miami Beach, Fla.