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Punk vs. Jackson

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Oddsbot
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02.07.2018 | 6:07 PM ET

This is the official discussion thread for Punk vs. Jackson. Let's see what you've got.

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Bout Never Materialized

This bout was rumored for this event but never officially scheduled.

CM Punk
Mike "The Truth" Jackson

fizzled

CM Punk Mike Jackson

"The Truth"

0-1-0   Pro Record At Fight   0-1-0
Us United States   Nationality   Us United States
Chicago, Illinois   Fighting out of   Houston, Texas
39 years, 7 months   Age at Fight   33 years, 2 months, 4 days
169.0 lbs (76.7 kgs)   Latest Weight   170.5 lbs (77.3 kgs)
6'1" (185cm)   Height   6'2" (188cm)
73.0" (185cm)   Reach   74.0" (188cm)
Roufusport MMA Academy   Gym   4oz. Fight Club
Tapology Community Predictions: 133  
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KO/TKO
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Submission
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Decision
Jackson
45%
Punk
55%

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skelliher
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02.07.2018 | 6:07 PM ET

Prediction: Jackson  |  Submission  |  Round 1

Should be a barn-burner.

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yasdas
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02.07.2018 | 6:24 PM ET

Prediction: Jackson  |  Decision

I'm honestly interested in this fight, I think it'll be fun to compare two complete amateurs to the skilled professionals that fight before and after them. 

I don't know why people are picking Jackson to win by submission, he showed in his fight against Mickey Gall that his roots are in boxing, all he did was circle and jab. Mickey Gall is also a credentialed grappler that's won NAGA and competed with the likes of Gordon Ryan. I think Jackson will manage to win a UD by using his basic boxing skills and beating Punk on the feet. If it goes to the ground, I think Punk will be the one to take it there, as the fact that he was able to not get choked out instantly against Gall indicates that he's been training his grappling at least a little bit. BJJ Scout also made a video that talked about how Punk did on the ground.

* Edited at 02.07.2018, 6:34 PM ET *

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HJWalker
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02.07.2018 | 6:35 PM ET

I'm more interested in this than any Cyborg fight. But that isn't saying much.
yasdas
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02.07.2018 | 6:35 PM ET

Prediction: Jackson  |  Decision

Here's a video of Gall grappling Gordon Ryan, by the way, in case you don't believe that part.

* Edited at 02.07.2018, 6:35 PM ET *

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CousinSlick
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02.13.2018 | 8:23 PM ET

Prediction: Punk  |  Submission  |  Round 2

4

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