CM Punk vs. Mike Jackson Prediction
The oddsmakers aren’t putting much faith in Phil “CM Punk” Brooks to beat Mike Jackson at UFC 225, however what about fight fans?
Previously this month, UFC President Dana White verified previous WWE star Punk (0-1 MMA, 0-1 UFC) will return from an almost two-year layoff and meet MMA journalist/fighter Jackson (0-1 MMA, 0-1 UFC) in a welterweight bout at UFC 225 on June 9.
Ahead of the event, which airs on pay-per-view from United Center in Chicago, Jackson has actually opened as the -275 favorite over +215 underdog Punk. Combined, 61 percent of citizens are picking Jackson, and 39 percent are choosing Punk.
Both fighters are 0-1 in their young MMA/UFC careers with a loss to Mickey Gall. Although 39-year-old Punk has been training with high-level partners at the renowned Roufusport health club considering that his relocate to MMA, 33-year-old Jackson likewise has some boxing and kickboxing experience, in addition to his MMA training.
The majority of think Jackson’s striking could be the difference-maker in this upcoming fight, which is likely to amass the attention of MMA and pro-wrestling fans alike.