CM Punk made his debut last year at AEW Rampage: The First Dance and since then, he has become a regular part of AEW programming. He has already made his mark in the company, something that fans never thought possible. He also revealed his favorite part about his pro wrestling return.

Ever since his debut, CM Punk has consistently worked solid matches and engaged in memorable feuds. The likes of Eddie Kingston and MJF are one of many examples of solid feuds he had.

While speaking with Marc Raimondi of ESPN, CM Punk was asked what made him want to return to pro wrestling after a 7-year hiatus. Punk revealed that his favorite part about his return is that he can work with and put over younger talent.

“F*ck buyrates and million-dollar gates and everything. That’s what this s*it is about. What’s the best part?” Punk asked rhetorically. “The best part is making these new relationships and showing guys what a lot of guys never showed me but should have: to not be a dick to these kids who just want to be pro wrestlers …


There’s people that I shared locker rooms with that I wish I could have just talked to like a normal person and picked their brain. But everybody is like so guarded. I literally just want to show them I’m an open book. I’m here. I’m walking around all day [backstage]. Whatever you need, I’m literally here for you. It’s a full-time job, baby. Literally. But I love it.”

CM Punk also recently claimed that he is 100% in his prime in AEW. Tony Khan stated that CM Punk has helped AEW’s revenue in a huge way. We wonder if Punk will be able to beat Adam Page for the AEW World Championship at Double Or Nothing on May 29th or not.

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