According to Las Vegas oddsmakers, CM Punk was the underdog going into his now-cancelled UFC debut fight. Bovada.lv posted betting odds for CM Punk vs. Mickey Gall, before the news of CM Punk pulling out due to a back injury. The odds for CM Punk were listed at +230, while Mickey Gall was the favorite at -300.
Punk did an interview after UFC Fight Night 82 and said that he would like to fight at UFC 200 in July. Mickey Gall defeated Mike Jackson at UFN 82 to secure his shot against Punk.
On Wednesday, news broke that CM Punk is having back surgery and his UFC debut has been delayed once again.