CM Punk made his All Elite Wrestling debut a few months ago at AEW Rampage: The First Dance. It certainly changed the pro wrestling world as many people took notice of the company. It seems CM Punk opened up about his most recent match as well.
CM Punk has become one of the mainstays of AEW television and has feuded against several stars. His most high profile feud so fair in AEW has certainly been with MJF, as it continued for the past few months.
At AEW Revolution, CM Punk squared off against MJF in a Dog Collar match. The match featured numerous spots and it proved to be a very violent affair as Punk more than lived to expectations in the match.
In the end, CM Punk won the match thanks to some assistance from Wardlow, who betrayed MJF. While speaking during the post-AEW Revolution media scrum, CM Punk talked about the Dog Collar match and stated that he believes he wrote a love letter to pro wrestling.
“I think a lot of it came via happy accident. I still feel weird about… obviously, I love Roddy Piper. I don’t think it’s a secret that MJF loves Roddy Piper. It’s important, too, while telling stories, you can always go back to the bedrock of professional wrestling, especially now that we live in a weird time where there are professional wrestling fans and then there’s weird WWE fans and that’s all they’ve ever seen, so they don’t know other stuff exists and there are other ways of telling stories and doing things.
Everything is just a love letter to professional wrestling, Sometimes, maybe I can be a little too cute for my own good, but I’m having fun with my life. Roddy Piper is one of the greatest of all time. Bret Hart is the greatest of all time. Randy Savage is one of the greatest of all time. There is a company out there that likes to spin their own yarns and have revisionist history about who truly is great and who never existed. We don’t do that here. We don’t pretend to live in a bubble. We live in the real world. Roddy Piper is my hero. I wish he was here. I’d really like to see how disappointed he is right now [laughs]. “
We will have to wait and see what is next in store for CM Punk now that he has defeated MJF and has likely brought his feud with MJF to an end.
h/t to Fightful for the quotes
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