"I have no breaking point, and all you have to do is look in my eyes and realize I have laughed in the face of temptation time and time again.I have never tapped out to society's attempts at peer pressure.His work as a trainer got him hired by the ROH Academy, which he became the first head trainer of.Between this time, CM Punk spent the years working for various Independent Wrestling Association affiliates (particularly Mid-South), National Wrestling Alliance territories such as Pro Wrestling Zero 1 and other promotions across the globe - his most notable work being in Ring of Honor and World Wrestling Entertainment.To me, it's hard work paying off and I'm having a lot of fun right now," Punk says."There's good and there's bad, but if you don't stop to smell the roses, so to speak, it's all for naught."Punk is known for talking a lot in the WWE ring and calling out opponents — or "cutting promos" in wrestling parlance — but when he was asked to do the foreword for Av X, once he stopped freaking out he was able to find the words to write about his own history with comics and the monumental clash between Marvel's two biggest super-teams."Who understands the theatrical nuances of a good smack down more than WWE champ CM Punk, who brings the same muscle and heart he beings to the ring to his brilliant intro for Avengers vs. Even had he not signed his name to it, his fans would know it's vintage Punk."If I had to describe my writing style, it's very sarcastic and self-deprecating," he says. Joe toys and cartoons as a youngster, and his life as a comic geek began when he walked into a comic shop and bought his first issue of Larry Hama's original Marvel G. Joe series."There was a huge difference between the cartoon and the comic book. " during his entrances, a staple in his repertoire since starting in wrestling in the late 1990s."You'll be able to tell it in the foreword."Punk, who grew up in Chicago in the 1980s, would be excited to know his adult self is still hugely into comics, action figures, monster movies and rock music. "I've got to explain it a lot," Punk admits of his call to battle, "but the ones who know know."Most of his co-workers get it, and even if they're not comic fans, if they're curious enough about comics, Punk will slip them a couple of trade paperbacks for educational purposes.Phil "CM Punk" Brooks has heard all the criticisms – that he's too old to step inside the UFC Octagon, that his former career in WWE has afforded him undeserved status in the world of mixed martial arts, that he can't take a punch – and he could care less about any of them.He didn't sign with fighting's premier promotion just to make a quick buck, and he's not worried about what will happen when he finally faces off against an opponent prepared to inflict harm upon him.
He's one of those characters that to me can be misunderstood a lot.He says Kofi Kingston is almost as much of a fan as he is, and Punk recently turned him on to Ed Brubaker's Criminal series.The only time he's really dropped out of comics was in the early 2000s, when Punk was focusing most of his time and energy on wrestling and making a name for himself on the independent circuit.You try to stick a beer in my hand with the same commercials that have hypnotized all of you people, and that sell you all your narcotics and things you're addicted to.Well, I'm harder than any alcohol you can drink, I'm straighter than any line you can snort up your nose, and I certainly can hurt you a lot faster than any pill you put on your tongue."Phillip Jack Brooks (born October 26, 1978), better known by his ring name, CM Punk, is a retired professional wrestler.