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Joe Rogan on 'ridiculous' CM Punk signing: Go fight in a smaller promotion instead of UFC

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Joe Rogan has a very simple message for CM Punk: Make like a fart and blow this shithole.

The longtime color commentator for Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) still can't wrap his head around the promotion's decision to hire the former professional wrestler, who was signed in late 2014 but has yet to step foot inside the Octagon.

"I don't understand this whole thing," Rogan said on his podcast (via Bloody Elbow). "I also think it's ridiculous for him to fight in the UFC. I think he should fight in a small organization. Take a fight in a small organization, build yourself up. I have always said that's what should have happened with Brock Lesnar."

Punk is running out of cheerleaders.

Waiting to fight the 37-year-old rookie is mixed martial arts (MMA) up-and-comer Mickey Gall, who was expected to face Punk in late spring or early summer until the injury bug reared its ugly head. Gall, perhaps looking to capitalize on the exposure, has opted to wait for his foe to heal up.

Could be awhile.

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