Dana White is happy to see CM Punk back in WWE.
Speaking during a recent interview with Sports Illustrated, the UFC President commented on CM Punk’s return to WWE at the Survivor Series 2023 pay-per-view event, what it was like dealing with Punk during the latter’s time working in the UFC, and more.
You can check out some highlights from the interview below:
On contacting CM Punk after his Survivor Series return: “I texted him that night after he walked out in Chicago. It was amazing. I texted and congratulated him, it was incredible.”
On his own dealings with Punk: “I’ve had nothing but a great relationship with him since the day we met. He’s a super nice guy. He’s one of the easiest people I’ve ever dealt with. Do I give my blessing? 100 percent. I love the guy.”
On Punk’s UFC run: “Look, those were tough fights. You know what else is important? Everybody that he trained with and everybody around him in his camp respected him. That spoke volumes.”