CM Punk has hinted he might make his return to the octagon at UFC 225 in his home city of Chicago.
The previous WWE celebrity hasn't fought professionally in 18 months.
His final public bout was a shock and humbling first-spherical defeat to Mickey Gall at UFC 203 in September 2016.
However the Mirror studies that it seems as if Punk is again on monitor.
UFC president Dana White has confirmed the six-time WWE world champion can be welcome to take one other shot at making huge in the fight world.
And with main MMA pay-per-view present set for Chicago on June 9, 39-yr-previous Punk hinted on Twitter that it could possibly be time for him to attempt to reverse his disappointing zero-1 document.
The previous WWE celebrity was crushed in simply two minutes by Mickey Gall in his solely UFC look
That preliminary defeat was an absolute horror present.
Punck was outclassed by teenager Mickey Gall after simply two minutes.
He was pressured to undergo a rear bare choke… and that after being paid a staggering £375,000.
Since then Punk has been linked with a transfer again to the WWE.
However his coach Duke Roufus posted: "Again in #PunkCamp with my man @cmpunk #cmpunk working onerous & getting higher each day. Engaged on his subsequent battle."
Punk's actual identify is Philip Brooks, give up wrestling in January 2014 after apparently falling out with proprietor Vince McMahon and prime government Triple H over his position in their exhibits.
The outspoken celebrity final appeared in WWE at the 2014 males's Royal Rumble.
In the meantime, UFC is but to verify any fights for UFC 225.