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Pic: UFC rookie CM Punk mocks Yoel Romero, compares himself to gay Jesus

Stephen R. Sylvanie-USA TODAY Sports

So here we have a post featuring a former WWE wrestler, Jesus Christ, and homosexuality.

What could possibly go wrong?

Outspoken mixed martial arts (MMA) rookie CM Punk, who has yet to make his Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) debut (because of the economy), was teasing middleweight contender Yoel Romero after "Soldier of God" yelled his way through a post-fight speech that scolded America.

In the moments following his win over Lyoto Machida at UFC Fight Night 70 (video), Romero was rambling on about waking up and praising Jesus, a lecture that was initially misinterpreted (?) as a knock against the recent legislative ruling in favor of gay marriage (sort through the zaniness here).

That particular shirt design promotes "pride in equality."

Romero later clarified his remarks, insisting he was not condemning gay marriage or judging homosexuality and that most of what he said was lost in translation, since English is not his first language. While "Soldier of God" was doing damage control, Punk was yucking it up on twitter.

Then we have this little gem.

Alrighty then.

For more news and notes from UFC Fight Night 70 click here.

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