Triple H Addresses CM Punk’s WWE Backstage Tryout, Possible Return

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Triple H has spoken about CM Punk.

Triple H recently appeared on the Sports Illustrated Podcast where he talked about a wide range of topics including CM Punk possibly working on the WWE Backstage show for FS1.

Triple H stated that he read about the reports and made it clear that Fox is doing the show where they to have personalities talk about the WWE Universe and everything going on in it.

Triple H brought up how Fox had a long list of people they’ve been interviewing and everything.

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“As far as for us, one of the things I think this company has shown over and over again, is never say never. If the opportunity is right for everybody and it’s right for our fans, then we are willing to put the past behind us and move forward. So, I would say, never say never, but that’s also probably a long way from coming to. I don’t know. That’s also a little bit outside of my purview at the moment, but like I said, never say never.”

CM Punk Confirms Tryout For WWE Backstage Show, Talks Whether He’s Heard From WWE

As noted, Dave Meltzer reported in the latest edition of the Wrestling Observer Newsletter that WWE has the impression that Punk wants to be back with the company but the two sides have yet to talk. 

WWE Backstage, which is a weekly hour-long studio show, is coming to FS1 starting Tuesday, November 5th and will be hosted by Renee Young and WWE Hall of Famer Booker T.

H/T to CageSide Seats for the transcription