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CM Punk won’t visit White House, Donald Trump because ‘a racist is a racist’

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Phil Brooks, better known as CM Punk, will try to prove his doubters wrong tomorrow night (Sat., June 9, 2018) at UFC 225 when he steps back inside of the Octagon to fight Mike Jackson live on pay-per-view (PPV) from inside United Center in Chicago, Illinois.

Like his first UFC appearance nearly two years ago, which turned into a two-minute submission loss at the hands of Mickey Gall, Punk is coming into his fight with Jackson as the betting underdog. Despite having more time to train under the tutelage of head coach Duke Roufus, oddsmakers really don’t believe the former WWE champion is going to make significant strides in his anticipated return.

When discussing his PPV matchup with Jackson earlier this week, Punk was asked if he’d parlay a potential victory at UFC 225 into a White House visit with President Donald Trump. The superstar athlete had no issues speaking his mind.

“Number one, I would not be invited,” Punk told FanSided MMA. “Number two, no I would not go. If David Duke invites me over for tacos, I’m not going to David Duke’s house. Come on.”

Punk better hope UFC president Dana White doesn’t hear him talk about Trump that way considering the UFC frontman is an avid republican supporter.

“I call it like I see it - a racist is a racist,” Punk said. “I don’t care if you’re in the White House or you live down the street from me, I’m not hanging out with you.”

Luckily for Trump, at least one UFC 225 participant is willing to step foot inside the White House and pay his respect.

As of now, Trump is the least of Punk’s concerns. If the Chicago native is unable to defeat Jackson this weekend in front of his home crowd he would have invested four years of training for two heartbreaking losses.

We shall see if this CM Punk experiment can wield real results. will deliver LIVE round-by-round, blow-by-blow coverage of the entire UFC 225 fight card below, starting with the Fight Pass “Prelims” matches online, which are scheduled to begin at 6 p.m. ET, then the remaining undercard balance on FOX Sports 1 at 8 p.m. ET, before the PPV main card start time at 10 p.m. ET.

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