Just under one year ago, CM Punk announced that he'd signed a contract with the UFC, and would fight after an undetermined time training. Almost two years later, fans and wrestlers alike are still talking about CM Punk's defection from the WWE.

Former WWE Champion Rey Mysterio spoke out about Punk's decision to leave the WWE and join UFC in a recent interview with WrestleTalkTV.

"From what happened with his deal, I overheard it. I respect his opinion and what he wanted to do and why he wanted to do it. If it's because he was disrespected and wasn't given an answer... and he left because of that, as a man, you have to respect that," Mysterio said. "You can't be lied to or try to protect certain ideas or projects against you. You deserve to know the truth."

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Mysterio also spoke about Punk's decision to join the UFC. Mysterio, as a fan of the UFC, is excited about Punk's defection, and says he can't wait for the fight.

"I can't wait to see him out there. I'm waiting to see when he performs, because I want to be there. I don't want to just support from the house, I want to be there and show support and see him kick ass in the Octagon," said Mysterio.

You can see Mysterio's full comments about CM Punk, WWE and UFC above.

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