Who is Mike Jackson, CM Punk’s opponent for UFC 225 comeback after Mickey Gall defeat?

MIKE JACKSON is wanting for his first UFC win when he faces WWE star CM Punk at UFC 225.

The Houston fighter – nicknamed The Fact – misplaced to Mickey Gall in his first UFC outing two years in the past, however is eager to set the report straight.

 Jackson went up against Gall in 2016

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Jackson went up towards Gall in 2016

He faces Punk, who was embarrassed inside simply 154 seconds towards Gall, because the pair conflict in Chicago.

Who is Mike Jackson?

DESPITE being a relative beginner to UFC, Jackson has been an novice fighter since 2008.

Nicknamed 'The Fact', which he says is due to his honesty,

He made his UFC debut towards Mickey Gall in February 2016, however fell to a primary spherical submission defeat.

 Gall won in the first round but The Truth is keen to make amends

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Gall gained within the first spherical however The Fact is eager to make amends

A 2011 Houston Golden Gloves Champion, Jackson is hoping to kickstart his UFC profession, beginning with the bout with CM Punk.

The WWE star fell to a loss towards Gall at UFC 203 and is determined to point out that it wasn't a mistake to quick-monitor him into the octagon regardless of a scarcity of MMO expertise.

 CM Punk was fastracked into UFC without any MMA experience

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CM Punk was fastracked into UFC with none MMA expertise

When is UFC 225?

THIS bumper night time of motion takes place on Saturday, June 9 in Chicago.

Get the espresso in as a result of it is going to be an early one, with the undercards kicking off round 12am.

Who is preventing?

THERE's a packed card on the United Middle – right here's who shall be showing at UFC 225.

Robert Whittaker vs. Yoel Romero TITLE FIGHT

Rafael dos Anjos vs. Colby Covington TITLE FIGHT

CM Punk vs. Michael Jackson

Joseph Benavidez vs. Sergio Pettis

Alistair Overeem vs. Curtis Blaydes

Ricardo Lamas vs. Mirsad Bektic

Holly Holm vs. Megan Anderson

Clay Guida vs. Bobby Inexperienced

Rashad Evans vs. Anthony Smith

Claudia Gadelha vs. Carla Esparza

UFC star Kevin Lee stumbles round after brutal kick to the top however retains preventing Edson Barboza

MIKE JACKSON is wanting for his first UFC win when he faces WWE star CM Punk at UFC 225.