Several pro wrestling stars were in attendance including Luke Harper, Tyson Kidd, Noelle Foley, Matt Sydal, John Morrison, Taya and Matt Cross. Punk's wrestling trainer Ace Steel was also there as was good friend Cliff "Domino" Compton. Punk's wife AJ Lee was in attendance as well.
Below are comments from various WWE stars:
Want to congratulate Punk. I admire his dedication, passion & bravery 4 fulfilling his dream. Can't wait 2 see what he does in the future! N
— Nikki & Brie (@BellaTwins) September 11, 2016
It's not easy to step outside your comfort zone & do something that is very challenging and very risky. In the end, we only have ONE life. ??
— Nattie (@NatbyNature) September 11, 2016
Congrats to @mickeygall! More to come. #UFC203
— Booker T. Huffman (@BookerT5x) September 11, 2016
People hating on @CMPunk are people who don't have the guts to do what he's doing #UFC203 ???????????? #Blockthehate
— nodaysoff D-Young (@DarrenYoungWWE) September 11, 2016
Keep yo head up @CMPunk! Damn what people say! They gone say what they wanna say any way, #Support????
— WWE R-Truth (@RonKillings) September 11, 2016
Well said @CMPunk #PunkvsGall
— KALISTO (@KalistoWWE) September 11, 2016
Don't worry amigo @CMPunk it's all good, you'll be back stronger...
No pasa nada amigo, regresaras a lo grande #muchrespect
— Alberto Del Rio (@VivaDelRio) September 11, 2016