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CM Punk

Biography

Blessed Phillip Brooks, he became a global Heavyweight Champ and broke the record because the longest reigning champ within the WWE. He started backyard wrestling within the 1990s along with his sibling and close friends before searching for wrestling college. He broke the record because the fastest wrestler to acquire the WWE Triple Crown and became the next OVW Triple Crown Champ. He was within a romantic relationship with fellow wrestler Amy Dumas in ’09 2009, then wedded another wrestler, AJ Lee, in 2014. He made an appearance in Pro Wrestling Illustrated with John Cena for Feud of the entire year in 2011.

Quick Facts


Full Name CM Punk
Date Of Birth October 26, 1978
Place Of Birth Chicago, IL
Height 1.88 m
Weight 86 kg
Profession Wrestler
Nationality American
Spouse AJ Lee
Siblings Mike Brooks
Movies The Flintstones & WWE: Stone Age SmackDown!, Over the Limit 2011 Pay-Per-View, Night of Champions (2009), WWE The Bash, SummerSlam (2009), WWE: Night of Champions 2012, Night of Champions (2011), WWE: Rey Mysterio: The Life of a Masked Man: Vol. 2, WWE: Bragging Rights 2010, WWE: RAW: The Best of 2009, WWE: Hell in a Cell 2009, WWE: Royal Rumble 2010, WWE: Rey Mysterio: The Life of a Masked Man: Vol. 1, Ring of Honor: Stars of Honor, World Wrestling Network: FIP: Payback, World Wrestling Network: FIP: Heatstroke, World Wrestling Network: FIP: In Full Force, World Wrestling Network: FIP: Violence Is the Answer, World Wrestling Network: FIP: Sold Out, World Wrestling Network: FIP: Unstoppable, WWE: Bragging Rights 2009, Survivor Series 2008, WWE: Summerslam 2007, WWE: Royal Rumble 2009, WWE: Unforgiven 2008, WWE: Hell in a Cell 2011, WWE: The Great American Bash 2008
Star Sign Scorpio

  • Facts
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  • Trademarks
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#Fact
1Signed to compete in the UFC in December 2014.
2Revealed that he was terminated for breach of contract on his wedding day on Colt Cabana's Art Of Wrestling podcast in November of 2014.
3After the 2014 Royal Rumble, CM Punk abruptly retired from the WWE, and went back to his home in Chicago, Illinois.
4His wrestling character displays various aspects of Punk's real-life involvement with the Straight Edge movement (complete abstinence from drugs, alcohol and promiscuous sex). As a good guy, Punk's character is effective his real-life personality, in which he doesn't personally partake in drugs or alcohol, but is largely indifferent to others doing so. As a heel however, he's quite militant about his involvement in the movement, and constantly tries to show how it makes him better than everyone. Regardless of alignment, Punk is regarded as one of the best technical wrestlers in the business, and his skills on the microphone are highly lauded by fans and fellow wrestlers alike.
5Made scathing remarks in June 2011 live on national television on the WWE's flagship "Raw" program, wherein he decried the direction the WWE was taking, especially in relation to story lines, the usage of its on-air talent, and the way the company treated the fans in general. There is still fierce debate among many fans to this day as to whether Punk had any prior permission or approval to say what he said, if this was scripted in any way by them, or if this was CM Punk doing a shoot (making unscripted, off the cuff and often negative remarks) on the WWE. This was also widely considered to be his first "pipe bomb" promo, or a promo in which he says something as explosive as it was creative.
6Hammerstein Ballroom: Made his WWE debut on Extreme Championship Wrestling by defeating Justin Credible with his finisher the Anaconda Vise [August 2006]
7After a hard fought match with the man who calls himself the "Guru of Greatness" John Morrison. C.M. Punk finally reached his WWE goal by earning the Extreme Championship Wrestling World Heavyweight Title. [September 2006]
8Has been offered a WWE contract. Debuted on Sunday Night Heat in a match against Val Venis. [June 2005]
9Main Evented his first ever WWE Pay Per View - December to Dismember [December 2006]
10Defeated legendary superstar and former five time WCW World Champion King Booker [March 2006]
11Held the WWE Title from November 2011 to January 2013, making him the longest reigning WWE champion in 25 years.
12Former NWA Cyberspace Tag Team Champion.
13Is still good friends with long-time wrestling rival and TNA star Samoa Joe (Joe Seanoa).
14Became the first man ever to win the 'Money In The Bank' ladder match two years in a row.
15Has stated that the "CM" in his wrestling name has no real meaning. It originally stood for "Chick Magnet", which was the name of a tag team he was thrown into at the last minute. He likes to make up a different name each time he is asked about it. Some he has used are. "Cookie Monster", "Chicago Made", "Charles Manson", "Charles Montgomery", "Crooked Moonsault", among others.
16Got a tattoo of a modified Pepsi logo on his arm when many of his college classmates were getting beer logo tattoos. He thought it was amusing and tattooed the Pepsi logo because of his straight-edge lifestyle in which he does not consume alcohol.
1730th March 2008, won the Money In The Bank Ladder Match at Wrestlemania 24, at the Citrus Bowl, in Orlando, Florida.
1823rd June 2008, was drafted from ECW to Monday Night Raw.
1930th June 2008, on Monday Night Raw, cashed in his Money In The Bank to pin Edge and win the World Heavyweight Championship, which he successfully defended against John "Bradshaw" Layfield on the same night.
20C.M. Punk won the first ever "Gulf of Mexico" match on Feb. 6, 2008 on ECW. He defeated Chavo Guererro by throwing him into the Gulf of Mexico.
21In 2004 PWI magazine named his one hour classic with Samoa Joe the first five star match in seven years. While WWE named him the New Comer of the Year in there 2006 Year in review WWE magazine.
22Has stated that the 'C.M.' in his ring name is short for 'Cookie Master', an old nickname given to him by his mother, due to his fondness for cookies as a child.
23Since joining the newly revived E.C.W. (2006) in July, 2006, he had an undefeated winning streak until in ended on January 9, 2007 when he was defeated by Bob Howard.
24Appeared at Wrestlemania 22, as one of the gangsters leaving the car as John Cena made his entrance for the main event and as one of the druids during The Undertaker's entrance.
25Head trainer of the ROH Academy (along with Steve Corino - until he quit ROH), before signing a WWE Development Deal. The Academy is now headed by Austin Aries.
26Signed to a developmental contract with the WWE.
27June 18th 2005: Won the Ring of Honor Title, defeating Austin Aries.
28Enters the arena to "This Fire Burns" by Killswitch Engage.
29Turned pro in 1999.
30Placed at #89 in the 2004 Pro Wrestling Illustrated 500.
31Leader of the Second City Saints in Ring of Honor, along with Colt Cabana and Ace Steel. Also a member of The Gathering in NWA: TNA with Raven and Julio Dinero.
32Hails from Chicago, Illinois.
33Finishing manouever is the Pepsi Plunge - a Pedigree from the top rope.


Actor

Actor

TitleYearStatusCharacter
UFC Embedded: Vlog Series2016TV Series
Maron2014-2015TV SeriesCM Punk / Phil Brooks
The Flintstones & WWE: Stone Age Smackdown2015VideoCM Punkrock (voice)
WWE 2k152014Video GameCM Punk (voice, as Phil Brooks)
Alternative Press Music Award Show2014TV Movie
WWE 2k142013Video GameCM Punk (voice)
Nerdist: Course of the Force2013TV Mini-SeriesBounty Hunter
Les reines du ring2013CM Punk
WWE: The Top 25 Rivalries in Wrestling History2013VideoCM Punk
WWE for All Mankind: Life & Career of Mick Foley2013VideoCM Punk
WWE Main Event2012-2013TV SeriesCM Punk
WWE '132012Video GameCM Punk (voice)
WWE Saturday Morning Slam2012TV SeriesCM Punk
No Way Out2012TV MovieCM Punk
Clash Time2012TV SeriesCM Punk
WWE '122011Video GameCM Punk (voice)
Vengeance2011TV MovieCM Punk
WWE: OMG! - The Top 50 Incidents in WWE History2011VideoCM Punk
Capitol Punishment2011TV MovieCM Punk
WWE All Stars2011Video GameCM Punk (voice)
WWE Superstars2009-2010TV SeriesCM Punk
WWE SmackDown vs. RAW 20112010Video GameCM Punk (voice)
SDW: Pro Wrestling Stars, Before the Big Time2010VideoCM Punk
E.C.W.2006-2010TV SeriesCM Punk
WWE SmackDown vs. RAW 20102009Video GameCM Punk (voice)
Hard Knocks2009ShortCM Punk
WWE: The Best of SmackDown - 10th Anniversary 1999-20092009VideoCM Punk
WWE: Greatest Stars of the '90s2009VideoCM Punk
WWE SmackDown vs. RAW 20092008Video GameCM Punk (voice)
WWE Live in the UK: April 20082008VideoCM Punk
WWE Live in the UK: October 20072008VideoCM Punk
WWE SmackDown vs. RAW 20082007Video Game shortCM Punk (voice)
ECW December to Dismember2006TV MovieCM Punk
FIP: Florida Rumble2004VideoCM Punk
FIP: Emergence2004VideoCM Punk
NJPW-USA Toukon Fighting Spirit2004TV SeriesC.M. Punk (2004-2005)
ROH: Round Robin Challenge III2004VideoC.M. Punk
PWG: A Reason for the Season2004VideoCM Punk
PWG: Rocktoberfest2004VideoCM Punk
PWG: Tango & Cash Invitational2004VideoCM Punk
PWG: The Secret of the Ooze2004VideoCM Punk
ROH: Final Battle 20032004VideoCM Punk
ROH World Champion: The Best of Samoa Joe2004VideoCM Punk
MLW: War Games2003VideoCM Punk
NWA: Total Nonstop Action2002-2003TV SeriesCM Punk
PWG: An Inch Longer Than Average2003VideoCM Punk
PWG: Pimpin' in High Places2003VideoCM Punk
ROH: The Conclusion2003VideoCM Punk
ROH: War of the Wire2003VideoCM Punk
MAW: 10th Annual Summer Sizzler2002VideoCM Punk
ROH: All Star Extravaganza2002VideoCM Punk
Steel Domain Wrestling2001TV SeriesC.M. Punk (2001-2005)

Self

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
UFC 203: Miocic vs. Overeem2016TV MovieHimself
The Evolution of Punk2016TV Mini-Series documentaryHimself
Dana White: Lookin' for a Fight2016TV SeriesHimself
UFC Ultimate Insider2015TV SeriesHimself
Ring of Honor Wrestling2015TV SeriesHimself
Macho Man: The Randy Savage Story2014Video documentaryHimself
Talking Dead2012-2014TV SeriesHimself - Guest / Himself / WWE Superstar
WWE Royal Rumble2014TV SpecialCM Punk
WWE Smackdown!2003-2014TV SeriesCM Punk / Himself / Brock Lesnar Fan
WWE Raw2006-2014TV SeriesCM Punk / Himself
The Monday Night War: WWE vs. WCW2014TV Series documentaryHimself
Chris Hardwick's All-Star Celebrity Bowling2013TV SeriesHimself
TLC: Tables, Ladders & Chairs2013TV SpecialCM Punk
Survivor Series2013TV SpecialCM Punk
The History of WWE: 50 Years of Sports Entertainment2013Video documentaryHimself
Hell in a Cell2013TV SpecialCM Punk
Necessary Evil: Super-Villains of DC Comics2013DocumentaryHimself
WWE Battleground2013TV SpecialCM Punk
Night of Champions2013TV SpecialCM Punk
SummerSlam2013TV SpecialCM Punk
Money in the Bank2013TV SpecialCM Punk
WWE Payback2013TV SpecialCM Punk
WrestleMania 292013TV SpecialCM Punk
WWE Hall of Fame 20132013TV SpecialHimself
Elimination Chamber2013TV SpecialCM Punk
Royal Rumble2013TV SpecialCM Punk
The Top 100 Moments in Raw History2012VideoHimself
Survivor Series2012TV SpecialCM Punk
Hell in a Cell2012TV SpecialHimself
Rock vs. Cena: Once in a Lifetime2012Video documentaryHimself
Larry King Now2012TV SeriesHimself - Guest
WWE NXT2010-2012TV SeriesHimself
WWE: CM Punk - Best in the World2012VideoHimself
Night of Champions2012TV SpecialCM Punk
The 50 Greatest Finishing Moves in WWE History2012VideoHimself
Summerslam2012TV SpecialCM Punk
Money in the Bank2012TV SpecialCM Punk
Late Night with Jimmy Fallon2012TV SeriesHimself - Guest
Extreme Rules2012TV SpecialCM Punk
WrestleMania XXVIII2012TV SpecialCM Punk
WWE Hall of Fame 20122012TV SpecialHimself
Elimination Chamber2012TV SpecialCM Punk
Royal Rumble2012TV SpecialCM Punk
Handicapped Hero: The Story of Greg Iron2012TV Movie documentaryHimself
TLC: Tables, Ladders & Chairs2011TV SpecialCM Punk
WWE Tribute to the Troops2011TV SpecialCM Punk
Stone Cold Steve Austin: The Bottom Line on the Most Popular Superstar of All Time2011VideoHimself
Survivor Series2011TV SpecialCM Punk
Hell in a Cell2011TV SpecialCM Punk
Night of Champions2011TV SpecialCM Punk
SummerSlam2011TV SpecialCM Punk
WWE Money in the Bank2011TV SpecialCM Punk
WWE Over the Limit2011TV SpecialCM Punk
WWE Extreme Rules2011TV SpecialCM Punk
WrestleMania XXVII2011TV SpecialCM Punk
WWE Elimination Chamber2011TV SpecialCM Punk
Royal Rumble2011TV SpecialCM Punk
WWE TLC: Tables, Ladders & Chairs2010TV SpecialCM Punk
WWE Bragging Rights2010TV SpecialCM Punk
WWE Night of Champions2010TV SpecialCM Punk
WWE: Summerslam2010TV SpecialCM Punk
WWE Fatal 4-Way2010TV SpecialCM Punk
WWE Over the Limit2010TV SpecialCM Punk
WWE Extreme Rules2010TV SpecialCM Punk
WrestleMania XXVI2010TV SpecialCM Punk
WWE Elimination Chamber2010TV SpecialCM Punk
Chikara: The Renaissance Dawns2010VideoHimself - The Gold Bond Mafia
WWE: History of the World Heavyweight Championship2009Video documentaryHimself
Survivor Series2009TV SpecialCM Punk
WWE Bragging Rights2009TV SpecialCM Punk
WWE Hell in a Cell2009TV SpecialCM Punk
WWE Breaking Point2009TV SpecialCM Punk
WWE Summerslam2009TV SpecialCM Punk
WWE Night of Champions2009TV SpecialCM Punk
WWE: The Bash2009TV SpecialCM Punk
WWE: Extreme Rules2009TV SpecialCM Punk
WWE Judgment Day2009TV SpecialCM Punk
WWE Backlash2009TV SpecialCM Punk
The 25th Anniversary of WrestleMania2009TV SpecialCM Punk
WWE Hall of Fame 20092009TV SpecialHimself
WWE Royal Rumble2009TV SpecialCM Punk
The Heyman Hustle2009TV SeriesHimself
WWE Tribute for the Troops2008TV SpecialCM Punk
WWE Armageddon2008TV SpecialCM Punk
75th Annual McDonald's Thanksgiving Parade2008TV MovieHimself
Survivor Series2008TV SpecialCM Punk
WWE Cyber Sunday2008TV SpecialCM Punk
WWE No Mercy2008TV SpecialCM Punk
WWE Unforgiven2008TV SpecialCM Punk
Summerslam2008TV SpecialCM Punk
WWE Great American Bash2008TV SpecialCM Punk
WWE One Night Stand2008TV SpecialCM Punk
WWE Judgment Day2008TV SpecialCM Punk
WrestleMania XXIV2008TV SpecialCM Punk
WWE No Way Out2008TV SpecialCM Punk
WWE Royal Rumble2008TV SpecialCM Punk
WWE Armageddon2007TV SpecialCM Punk
Survivor Series2007TV SpecialCM Punk
WWE Cyber Sunday2007TV SpecialCM Punk
WWE No Mercy2007TV SpecialCM Punk
WWE Unforgiven2007TV SpecialCM Punk
WWE Saturday Night's Main Event2007TV SeriesCM Punk
WWE Great American Bash2007TV SpecialCM Punk
WWE Vengeance2007TV SpecialCM Punk
WWE Draft Special2007TV SpecialCM Punk
WWE Judgment Day2007TV SpecialCM Punk
WrestleMania 232007TV SpecialCM Punk
WWE Hall of Fame 20072007TV SpecialHimself
WWE One Night Stand2007TV SpecialCM Punk
Royal Rumble2007TV SpecialCM Punk
Survivor Series2006TV SpecialCM Punk
WrestleMania 222006TV SpecialGangster
WWE Hall of Fame 20062006TV SpecialHimself
WWE A.M. Raw2005TV SeriesHimself (2005-)
This Is IWA Mid South2005Video shortHimself
WWE Sunday Night Heat2005TV SeriesCM Punk
Monster Garage2004TV SeriesHimself
Major League Wrestling: The Underground2003TV SeriesHimself (2003)
IWA Mid South: Extreme Heaven 20012001VideoHimself

Archive Footage

Archive Footage

TitleYearStatusCharacter
WWE Randy Orton: RKO Outta Nowhere2016VideoHimself
WWE: Brock Lesnar Eat. Sleep. Conquer. Repeat.2016VideoHimself
NXT Greatest Matches Vol. 12016VideoC.M. Punk
Daniel Bryan: Just Say Yes! Yes! Yes!2015Video documentaryC.M. Punk
The Road Is Jericho: Epic Stories & Rare Matches from Y2J2015VideoC.M. Punk
John Cena: Greatest Rivalries2014VideoGangster
Ladies and Gentlemen, My Name is Paul Heyman2014VideoCM Punk
WWE Batista: The Animal Unleashed2014VideoCM Punk
Best of Raw After the Show2014CM Punk
WWE NXT2011-2012TV SeriesHimself
ROH: The Summer of Punk2012VideoCM Punk
Best Pay Per View Matches of 20112011VideoCM Punk
WWE Superstars2011TV SeriesCM Punk
WWE Smackdown!2007-2011TV SeriesCM Punk
Randy Orton: The Evolution of a Predator2011VideoCM Punk
WWE Raw2009-2011TV SeriesCM Punk
WWE: DX: One Last Stand2011VideoCM Punk
The True Story of WrestleMania2011VideoCM Punk / Gangster
Raw the Best of 20102011VideoCM Punk
The John Cena Experience2010Video documentaryGangster
Smackdown: The Best of 2009-20102010VideoCM Punk
WrestleMania XXVI: The World Television Premiere2010TV SpecialCM Punk
WWE: Satan's Prison - The Anthology of the Elimination Chamber2010VideoCM Punk
The Best Pay Per View Matches of the Year 2009-20102010VideoCM Punk
Jeff Hardy: My Life, My Rules2009VideoCM Punk
E.C.W.2006-2008TV SeriesCM Punk
WWE Summerslam: The Complete Anthology, Vol. 42008CM Punk
Nature Boy Ric Flair: The Definitive Collection2008VideoCM Punk
Ring of Honor: Greatest Rivalries2008CM Punk
WWE Royal Rumble: The Complete Anthology, Vol. 42008VideoCM Punk
WWE: The New & Improved DX2007VideoCM Punk
The Best of CM Punk2006CM Punk

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#Quote
1Haters are my favorite. I've built an empire with the bricks they've thrown at me. Keep on hating.
2Straight Edge isn't a gimmick! It's a way of life.
3Straightedge means that I am better than you.

#Trademark
1Ring entry music: Living Colour's "Cult of Personality"
2Many tattoos, most notable the Pepsi globe logo on right shoulder
3Ring entry music: Killswitch Engage's "This Fire Burns"
4Finishing Move: The Anaconda Vise
5Finishing Move: GTS (Go To Sleep)
6The Pepsi Plunge

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