Dana White Reveals Who CM Punk Will Likely Fight In His UFC Debut

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– We’ve noted how 23 year old Mickey Gall could be the debut opponent for CM Punk in the UFC. UFC President Dana White talked more about Gall possibly facing Punk today on TSN’s Off The Record.

White revealed that Gall will fight Michael Jackson in the preliminary fights of the February 6th UFC 196 event. If Gall wins, he will be named Punk’s first opponent. Punk will be at UFC 196 to see Gall in action. White later confirmed on Twitter that if Gall loses, Jackson will not be the one to face Punk.

Thanks to MMAFighting.com for the quote from Dana:

“I’m bringing Mickey Gall in, and he’s going to fight a kid named Michael Jackson. They’re going to fight on the prelims, on February 6th on Fight Pass, and if he wins that fight, Mickey Gall will fight CM Punk. And CM Punk will be there at the fight to watch.”

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