She performed on the independent circuit in New Jersey until she was signed by WWE in 2009.After spending two years in its developmental branch, Florida Championship Wrestling, she was promoted to the main roster.His wife has been by his side for the duration of it, all while continuing to work for WWE.

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Miss April joined the New Jersey-based promotion Women Superstars Uncensored (WSU) in October 2008, losing her debut match against Jana.

After unsuccessfully teaming with Malia Hosaka in a tournament to determine the inaugural WSU Tag Team Champions, she formed a tag team with Brooke Carter.

Lee, whose real name is April Brooks was tepid when her husband ventured into the UFC.

She didn't know what to expect, but those fears have waned.

Punk left WWE in January 2014 over not being happy with where his creative direction was going.

In a move which was likely done on purpose, Punk was sent his release on the day of the wedding.

Punk was in a program with Daniel Bryan and Lee had just ended her storyline relationship with Bryan and aligned herself with the self-proclaimed, "Best in the World".

As often happens in those types of storylines, the two ended up dating outside of the ring Lee and Punk took it one step further and got married in June 2014.

During that time, the two sides were embroiled in a bit of a standoff that turned into an ugly divorce, including WWE serving Punk with his termination papers on his wedding day and withholding royalties.

That led to a legal battle, one Punk has said he came out on top of.

CM Punk had been dating his now wife, AJ Lee, for some time before he walked out on WWE back in January.