TSN Airs Four-Part UFC Docu-Series THE EVOLUTION OF PUNK, Beginning Tonight

— August 18, 2016


TORONTO (August 18, 2016) – TSN delivers the four-part UFC docu-series THE EVOLUTION OF PUNK, chronicling former WWE superstar CM Punk’s journey from the wrestling ring to UFC’s octagon. THE EVOLUTION OF PUNK debuts with the first episode, ‘The Ground Up’ tonight (Thursday, Aug. 18) at 9:30 p.m. ET on TSN5 (see below for a complete broadcast schedule). THE EVOLUTION OF PUNK is a new addition to TSN’s comprehensive slate of UFC content, with this month’s coverage including the preliminary bouts from UFC 202: DIAZ vs. MCGREGOR 2 and UFC FIGHT NIGHT: MAIA vs. CONDIT, live from Vancouver. CM Punk makes his highly-anticipated debut in the octagon at UFC 203 on Saturday, Sept. 10 at Quicken Loans Arena in Cleveland. Broadcast Schedule* Thursday, August 18 9:30 p.m. ET – THE EVOLUTION OF PUNK: The Ground Up (TSN5) Wednesday, August 24 9 p.m. ET – THE EVOLUTION OF PUNK: A Little Bit Crazy (TSN2) Tuesday, August 30 9:30 p.m. ET – THE EVOLUTION OF PUNK: Hurt (TSN2) Tuesday, September 6 8:30 p.m. ET – THE EVOLUTION OF PUNK: The Cult of Personality (TSN5) *Schedule subject to change

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