CM Punk: Vince McMahon is bankrolling a lawsuit against me

As part of an interview CM Punk did with Ron Kruck for Inside MMA this week, a YouTube only one-liner has got some attention as relates to Punk’s current relationship with WWE head Vince McMahon.

In the three-minute clip below, Kruck asked Punk about whether he’s heard from his old boss, being a 3-to-1 underdog in Vegas, and whether anything he learned in pro wrestling can be carried over to MMA:

The assumption is the comment is about the lawsuit that WWE doctor Chris Amann has against Punk and Colt Cabana stemming from Punk’s much-discussed appearance on Cabana’s podcast. When asked on Twitter about the comment, our Dave Meltzer said, “I’m surprised he said that publicly.” 

Here’s a four-minute segment that made air Friday sans the WWE discussion:

And if you couldn’t get enough Punk, here’s a near 30-minute interview he did with Fox Sports’ Carrlyn Bathe:

Get even more CM Punk news all week long here on the site as we cruise toward his MMA debut at Saturday’s UFC 203.