According to Mickey Gall, his long-awaited bout with CM Punk will take place this year.
4 every1 askin I hear Punk and I r fighting late summer. I don't have an official date. If I did I would tell ya. But we r for sure fighting
— Mickey Gall (@mickeygall) May 23, 2016
Gall and Punk were scheduled to fight before an injury sent the former WWE superstar to the sidelines. Gall earned his shot at Phil Brooks by winning a fight inside the Octagon.