Vince Pulls CM Punk From UFC Appearance, Johnson Misses Weight, More UFC 142 News


Vince Pulls CM Punk From UFC Appearance, Johnson Misses Weight, More UFC 142 News
-- According to a report on MMAFighting.com, WWE Champion CM Punk will no longer be escorting Chael Sonnen to the cage at UFC On FOX in Chicago, IL on January 28th. Punk told the website that Vince McMahon nixed his appearance. As noted earlier, the deal was not put together by the UFC and WWE, and it was something Sonnen and Punk put together on their own.

-- According to an article on FightLine.com, UFC 142 co-headliner Anthony Johnson missed his targeted 185 pound weight limit by a whopping twelve pounds, weighing in at 197lbs. UFC President Dana White called Johnson "unprofessional" and revealed that he would have to weigh in again this morning and not be above 205lbs, or else his bout with Vitor Belfort would be scrapped. Johnson ended up making weight this morning, weighing in at 204.2 pounds.

-- FightLine.com will have live, round-by-round coverage of UFC 142: Aldo vs. Mendes today, you can check out their live coverage by clicking here.

-- The UFC 142 pre-show Fight Day Live is back this afternoon at 6pm ET/ 3pm PT. Hosts Dave Farra and Megan Olivi will guide you through the full fight card and all of the biggest news in the UFC. UFC heavyweight Frank Mir will be live on set for a one on one interview as well as an inside look into Johnson's training camp. You can check it out below:

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