Tag - CM Punk

CM Punk feeling good about retirement at 35

CM Punk

The longest reigning WWE champion in modern era, CM Punk, seems like he’s quite happy to be away from the ring. Ever since quitting the company the day after the Royal Rumble earlier this year, the man who proclaims to be the best in the world has been busy following his Chicago Blackhawks NHL team, attending UFC events, and even baseball. In an...

CM Punk and AJ Lee getting married next month

CM Punk

Former WWE champ CM Punk appeared at a Chicago Cubs baseball game at Wrigley Field in Chicago, Illinois, yesterday, and sang “Take me out to the ballgame” during the seventh inning. Punk was interviewed in Comcast’s SportsNet booth during the game and announced that he is getting married next month to WWE Diva AJ Lee. AJ was there with him...

Is CM Punk in New Orleans for WrestleMania?

CM Punk

The million dollar question for tonight’s show is not if Daniel Bryan will win the WWE title but if CM Punk will appear at WrestleMania. Rumors have been running rampant this weekend that CM Punk is here. Fans posting unconfirmed photos of CM Punk at the New Orleans airport and other “sightings” certainly helped fuel the speculation even...

CM Punk on AMC’s Talking Dead tonight

CM Punk

CM Punk will be making his first television appearance tonight on AMC’s Talking Dead at 10PM EST. Punk, who is advertised under his real name of Phil Brooks, will join special guests Melissa McBride and Yvette Nicole Brown on tonight’s episode which will discuss episode 14 of the popular show The Walking Dead. The former WWE champion is a huge...

CM Punk and Steve Austin at UFC 170

CM Punk

Former WWE champion CM Punk was at the UFC 170 pay-per-view last night in Las Vegas, Nevada, and briefly appeared on camera. Punk was wearing a hoodie to cover up as he was sitting cage side right next to UFC President Dana White. Punk is a big fan of the UFC, often attending events and at one point was supposed to walk out with Chael Sonnen at an...

Vince McMahon makes first public comment on CM Punk

Vince Mcmahon

During the conference call held earlier today to discuss the quarter earnings results, Vince McMahon made the first public comment about CM Punk since Punk walked out of the company several weeks ago. When McMahon was asked about the upcoming WrestleMania and a status update on CM Punk by one of the callers who managed to get through. McMahon said...

WWE denies releasing CM Punk

CM Punk

The situation with CM Punk remains unclear and as noted yesterday he still is featured on WWE.COM both as a Superstar and to sell merchandise on WWEShop.com and now WWE is denying the rumor that Punk was released last Friday. The report initially came by PWInsider.com saying that talk during the weekend non-televised live events suggested that...

Is CM Punk really gone for good?

CM Punk

It is being reported by PWInsider.com that the word going around is that CM Punk was given his release from WWE this past Friday. If he indeed was given his release, the folks at WWE.COM haven’t done their job yet as his profile is still up on the website and Punk is featured on the front page of WWEShop.com to sell his new merchandise. The...

Ric Flair takes CM Punk’s place at Axxess VIP session

Ric Flair

CM Punk has been replaced by WWE Hall of Famer Ric Flair for the Saturday, April 5 meet and greet session at WrestleMania Axxess. The change was announced in an e-mail by WWE to those who purchased tickets for the afternoon Axxess session. Those with tickets were given two options if they didn’t like the change: either replace it for another VIP...

CM Punk leaving continues to dominate wrestling talk

CM Punk

CM Punk leaving the WWE continues to be the major talk of the week as more details continue to come out. According to Dave Meltzer of the Wrestling Observer, Punk had a concussion test on Monday after some concerns from the Royal Rumble match however the results came out negative, and despite Punk being banged up a bit he had no signs of...

CM Punk goes home, says he’s not coming back

CM Punk

The big news this week is the apparent demise of CM Punk from the WWE as several insiders are reporting that the former WWE champion went home after a meeting held before RAW. Punk has been removed from all advertising for upcoming WWE shows and as things stand right now, Punk is pretty much gone from the company. His contract runs till July and...

CM Punk coy about his future in the WWE

CM Punk

In a thirty minute interview with MMAFighting.com’s Ariel Helwani, former WWE champion CM Punk was coy when it came to talk about his contract, saying that he doesn’t know what he’s going to do. Punk’s deal with WWE expires in July of this year and he revealed that no talks have taken place regarding a new contract. Punk said he doesn’t...

Punk, Kofi, Fandango, and AJ in a funny all star bowling match

CM Punk

WWE Superstars CM Punk, Kofi Kingston, Fandango, and AJ Lee appeared on the latest episode of Chris Hardwick’s All Star Bowling on The Nerdist Channel earlier today. The WWE crew took on the Nerdist team featuring Chris Hardwick, Ron Funches, Matt Mira, and Matt Cohen in an All Star Celebrity Bowling match. Sporting WWE t-shirts, the WWE...

Punk, Bryan, lead post-RAW antics in Manchester

CM Punk

After RAW went off the air last night, CM Punk, Daniel Bryan, the Usos, Goldust, and Cody Rhodes stayed in the ring to interact with the fans. Punk and Bryan started a contest where they each raised the hands of the other remaining people in the ring to see who gets the loudest pop. At one point Punk even got down to ringside and raised the hands...

Punk trashes Heyman and his guys after RAW goes off the air

CM Punk

After RAW went off the air, CM Punk came out to another massive pop and invited Paul Heyman’s guys to a fight, Chicago-style. “I feel like garbage. But you’re still here and I’m not done,” Punk said, after asking the fans how they’re doing. Heyman, Axel, and Ryback came out and Punk took on both Axel and Ryback...

RAW in Chicago tonight, CM Punk set to return

CM Punk

Monday Night RAW rolls into Chicago, Illinois, tonight and you know that Chicago’s favorite wrestling son – CM Punk – will not be missing that! Punk, who we saw last at the Night of Champions pay-per-view, will be on the show tonight after a week off to sell the effects of the beating he received from Ryback. No matches have been...

CM Punk obtains restraining order against his mother

CM Punk

TMZ.COM is reporting that former WWE champion CM Punk has obtained a restraining order against his mother after he claims that she’s been calling him for money and then threatens to commit suicide if he doesn’t pay up. The papers claim that Punk has been trying to get away from his mother for more than a year after “repeated...

CM Punk vs Brock Lesnar targeted for SummerSlam

SummerSlam

The first time ever match between CM Punk and Brock Lesnar is expected to be held at SummerSlam in August and not at the Money In The Bank pay-per-view next month. With Lesnar still on limited dates with the company, it makes sense to hold off on to this big match for one of the biggest pay-per-views on the WWE calendar, not to mention that it...

Brock Lesnar returns and delivers the F5 to Punk

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Brock Lesnar returned to RAW and delivered an F5 to CM Punk, leaving the former WWE champion motionless in the middle of the ring to end the broadcast. During the show, Punk told Heyman yet again that he is not his client and he doesn’t need his help unlike Curtis Axel and Brock Lesnar. Punk eventually banned Heyman from accompanying him to...