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Cody Comments On AEW’s Negotiations With CM Punk

Konnan recently stated on his podcast that the reason CM Punk never joined AEW is that he was simply asking for too much money. Cody was recently interviewed by TalkSport and confirmed that his understanding is that there were negotiations between AEW and CM Punk and he did ask...

CM Punk Reacts To Cody Rhodes’ Open Challenge Question, Tony Khan Chimes In

CM Punk noticed a tweet from AEW TNT Champion Cody Rhodes so he decided to respond to it. It happened on Monday afternoon when Rhodes asked fans about who they would like to see answer his next open challenge.  This led to Punk reacting to it in a joking way by...

Reported Reason CM Punk Didn’t Join AEW

Tony Khan is said to have been interested in building a wrestling promotion with CM Punk long before he began working with the Elite. It never materialized, however, and neither did a deal to bring Punk to AEW once the promotion had been created. On a recent episode of...

CM Punk Shares John Cena Won Big Match He Was Originally Planned To Win

CM Punk shared an interesting story that he hadn’t told in recent memory that involves John Cena.  The former WWE Champion did so during Tuesday’s episode of WWE Backstage on FS1. The match was the Men’s Royal Rumble bout that took place at the pay-per-view event in 2008.  It turns out...

CM Punk Responds To Jeff Hardy/DUI Angle

CM Punk was pretty amused at some aspects of an angle that played out on WWE programming last night. Smackdown this week opened up with a scene that implied Jeff Hardy had driven under the influence, hit Elias with his car and then took off. CM Punk then took...

Darby Allin Talks Being Straight Edge, Not Taking Painkillers After Painful Bumps

AEW star Darby Allin recently appeared on the AEW Unrestricted podcast. The former pro skateboarder discussed a number of topics during the interview with Tony Schiavone and Aubrey Edwards; these included his love of documentary film-making and his straight edge lifestyle. Arguably the most famous Straight Edge (no drink, no...

CM Punk Pokes Fun At WWE’s Edge vs. Orton Hype, Teases Fans

CM Punk got fans talking over two posts on his official Twitter account that started out with responses.  Punk responded to a tweet from FITE TV asking fans about their favorite all-time Punk moments, which the former WWE Champion responded with a simple “TBD,” which means to be determined.  https://twitter.com/CMPunk/status/1265693975274536960 Of course,...

Kofi Kingston On The Advice He Received From CM Punk Before His WWE Debut

Kofi Kingston got to work with CM Punk numerous times during Punk's WWE career and the two were even a tag team for a while, holding the World Tag Team Championships together one time as well. The New Day member recently had an interview with Swerve City Podcast where he...

Will Ospreay Talks Potential Match With CM Punk at Wrestle Kingdom

New Japan Pro Wrestling star Will Ospreay recently addressed CM Punk's comments on the 'Aerial Assassin' being a potential match up he would consider. In a recent interview, CM Punk stated that if the "conditions were right" then he would consider discussing potential matches against John Cena, Daniel Bryan,...

CM Punk Says It’s Impossible To Watch Wrestling Without An Audience

The coronavirus has affected the whole world and while many other sports have decided to postpone their shows, the wrestling world has taken a different approach and both WWE and AEW have decided to air shows without any audience in attendance. Former WWE Champion CM Punk recently talked about a...

CM Punk On How Brock Lesnar Is In Real Life

ESPN will be running a Brock Lesnar marathon this Sunday and the channel will be showing content related to the Beast including some of his UFC bouts throughout the day. Before this marathon, the organization spoke to many WWE superstars and other personalities of his life and asked them to describe...

CM Punk: “It’s Completely Strange’ For WWE To Hold WrestleMania Right Now

CM Punk recently did an interview with No Sports Report where he talked about WWE’s decision to push forward with WrestleMania 36. WWE had to make the change to the location of the event due to the outbreak of the coronavirus, which has been impacting their event schedule. It was...

WWE ‘Very Negative’ On Idea Of CM Punk Wrestling Again

It sounds like the possibility of having CM Punk jump back in the WWE ring is getting less and less likely. Recently, Dave Meltzer of the Wrestling Observer discussed Punk's current relationship with the company. Meltzer noted how often Punk has been featured on the WWE Backstage program on FOX....

Details On Whether WWE Has Reached Out To CM Punk

With CM Punk watching WWE programming again through his work on the WWE Backstage show that airs weekly on FS1, there have been some rumors about his status with the company.  For those who are wondering whether WWE has contacted CM Punk for a return at WrestleMania 36, there is...

CM Punk On Plummeting WWE Backstage Ratings

Despite having CM Punk as the analyst and other special guests on the show, WWE Backstage has seen a decline in the ratings in recent times and just last week it made a new record for the lowest viewership in the show's history. During his recent appearance on Swings &...