source | MMAFighting.com
On Monday, Lawler appeared on The MMA Hour and explained himself. He said that having CM Punk at ATT would not only be a boon for his team, but also a good place for Brooks get some MMA know-how.
“Obviously CM Punk is a really big draw for the UFC,” Lawler told Ariel Helwani. “He’s going to bring a lot of eyes to the UFC, and the better he does the better it’ll be for all MMA fighter as far as sponsorships and stuff. I just think if he comes down to American Top Team he can prove a lot of people wrong. Obviously he’s an athlete, now we just have to figure out if he can fight, and I think that American Top Team will be a good fit for him.”