UFC fighter and former WWE champion CM Punk has been cast on a reality series, but not one associated with the UFC.
Instead, Punk will be part of the team of professionals on “The Challenge,” which airs on MTV. The season debut is set for May 16.
Punk will b eoined by Candice Wiggins, Lolo Jones and others as they compete against “real people” on challenges.
Below is the complete list of pro athletes scheduled to be on the series:
CM Punk: UFC welterweight fighter (PAWS Chicago)
Lolo Jones: Olympic hurdler and bobsledder (Hurdles of Hope)
Candice Wiggins: Former WNBA athlete (Greater Than AIDS)
Tia Blanco: Pro surfer (St. Jude’s Children’s Hospital)
Louise Hazel: Olympian and fitness expert (Save the Children)
Lindsey Jacobellis: Pro snowboarder (American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals)
Gus Kenworthy: Pro skier and Olympic medalist (The Trevor Project and the Happy Hippie Foundation)
Shawne Merriman: Retired NFL linebacker (Lights On Foundation)
Louie Vito: Pro snowboarder and Olympian (Wings for Life)
Kamerion Wimbley: Retired NFL linebacker (Kamerion Wimbley Foundation)