It was a hella long time ago that former WWE pro wrestling star CM Punk made a commitment to being a UFC fighter.

A hella long time.

But apparently that fruit is finally ripening on the vine, as Punk is slated to make his Octagon (and MMA) debut at UFC 203. Whoopty-doo.

Anyway, with the impending first cage appearance, it’s time for us to soak up some preview content. Below: a glimpse behind the scenes at homeboy training.