Tag - CM Punk

WWE issues statement on Punk’s medical problems allegations

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In the interview with Colt Cabana, CM Punk ripped on WWE for their lack of care for those who are injured and how everyone is rushed to get back in the ring, specifically mentioning Dr. Amann, WWE’s ringside physician. Punk first mentioned the Rumble concussion story, where he was told he passed his concussion test but they made him run the...

Ryback hits back at CM Punk over interview

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Following the explosive CM Punk interview, Ryback hit back at Punk on Twitter for calling him a “steroid guy.” In the interview, Punk described the feud with Ryback as something that took 20 years off his life and repeatedly called him that “steroid guy.” “For the record if I quit for being fragile and insecure I would make up excuses...

CM Punk reveals the full story about quitting WWE

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Former WWE champion CM Punk discussed why he left WWE back in January of this year during a discussion with Colt Cabana on his podcast. Punk said that he was not feeling good health-wise, dating back to the November European tour where he was wrestling being sick. He suffered a concussion at the Royal Rumble and WWE did a concussion test and they...

CM Punk gets new gig: writer at Marvel Comics

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Marvel today announced that CM Punk has joined its team of Marvel Comics writer and will debut with February’s Thor Annual #1. Interviewed for the Marvel.com website, Punk said that it’s a process that started back at the 2011 San Diego Comic Con when he met Marvel Comics Editor-In-Chief Axel Alonso. Punk admits that he’s never written a...

AJ Lee and CM Punk wedding photo leaked online

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A photo of CM Punk and AJ Lee from their wedding day was leaked online on the day that several celebrities had their iCloud accounts hacked and several nude and personal photos were splashed all over the Internet. Punk was none too happy about the photo being released and expressed his frustration in a Twitter message. “Tweet that pic and I...

CM Punk’s profile on WWE.COM moved to Alumni section

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CM Punk is officially gone from WWE.COM’s active roster list just one day before his contract expires completely. His profile has been moved under the WWE Alumni section. Punk signed a new WWE deal in July of 2011 prior to winning the WWE title from John Cena at Money In The Bank in front of his home town fans of Chicago. He last appeared for...

CM Punk and AJ Lee tie the knot

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We don’t know if AJ Lee skipped all the way down the aisle, but we do know that AJ and CM Punk got married this weekend in a very small and private ceremony. The perfect example of life imitating art, which happens a lot between WWE couples, Punk and AJ started dating shortly after their angle between them and while it was never acknowledged...

Chicago fans chant for CM Punk at Payback

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As expected, CM Punk was not at Payback, but at the Chicago Blackhawks hockey game at the United Center, a few miles away from the Allstate Arena, the site of last night’s pay-per-view. However the Chicago fans at the pay-per-view made a couple of “CM Punk” chants throughout the show, starting with the moment that Paul Heyman came out at the...

CM Punk feeling good about retirement at 35

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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

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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?

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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?

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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

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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

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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...