A brand new report has indicated that former AEW World Champion CM Punk is ready to depart the corporate following his backstage struggle at All Out.
All Out ought to have been a giant event for CM Punk as he returned to pay-per-view following his foot damage and recaptured the AEW World Championship from Jon Moxley. Nonetheless, the celebrations rapidly turned bitter as Punk took his alternative on the post-show press convention to settle just a few scores.
CM Punk took purpose at The Younger Bucks, Hangman Adam Web page, MJF, and his former pal Colt Cabana with explosive remarks. This led to him being confronted backstage in his locker room by The Bucks the place a struggle broke out. A number of stars and backstage personnel have been suspended however now Punk, his pal and AEW producer Ace Metal, The Younger Bucks, and Kenny Omega are the one ones which can be believed to nonetheless be underneath suspension for what occurred.
In consequence, Tony Khan stripped Punk of the AEW World Title and stripped The Elite of the AEW Trios Title, leaving new champions to be topped.
Now on his PWTorch.com audio present, Wade Keller has reported that Punk’s identify was excluded on AEW Grand Slam when commentary was mentioning high-profile ROH World Champions – one thing Keller thinks factors to the truth that Punk is not going to set foot in an AEW ring once more:
“I believe that is noteworthy however not stunning [that] he excluded CM Punk’s identify as he talked about among the largest names who’ve held the title,” Keller mentioned. “That’s a little bit of a inform. As I talked with Jason Powell yesterday about – I’m not anticipating CM Punk to wrestle in AEW once more.”
“I’m not saying it’s one hundred pc positive factor however all the things is pointing within the route of some type of buyout of his contract. We’ll be taught extra finally about that state of affairs.”
Not one of the at present suspended stars in AEW have been talked about on air for the reason that All Out pay-per-view. CM Punk is prone to miss a big period of time no matter disciplinary points as he’s believed to have suffered a serious injury within the All Out major occasion.