UFC President Dana White appeared on Canadian TV show Off The Record on Wednesday to discuss many topics, however one of the main story was who would CM Punks debut MMA oponent be and White had an answer. White said that Mickey Gall will fight on UFC 196 prelims against Michael Jackson. If Gall wins, he will fight CM Punk in the following fight.
Per Dana White on OTR, Mickey Gall (https://t.co/8xKszNLse0) will fight on UFC 196 prelims on Feb. 6. If Gall wins, he will fight CM Punk.
— Brett Okamoto (@bokamotoESPN) January 13, 2016
UFC 196: Werdum vs. Velasquez 2 will be held on February 6, 2016 at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada.
Gall (1-0 MMA) won his MMA debut Dead Serious MMA (Dead Serious 17) in November submitting Ron Templeton via rear-naked choke in the first round. Dana White was in attendence that night, filming his new show — Dana White – Looking for a fight.
Check out the full episode of the show below: