AEW is presenting AEW Collision and Rampage against WWE Survivor Series, and they also presented a title change to draw even more attention. Although many fans are expecting to see CM Punk at WWE Survivor Series, it appears that he also got his name mentioned on AEW programming.
Ringside News has complete coverage of AEW Collision, and the show started off with surprising moment. The ROH Pure Title was on the line, and now there is a new champion. There is a lot more to talk about, because Malakai Black gave his good friend CM Punk a mention.
CM Punk continues to be a prominent figure in professional wrestling. After leaving AEW following an incident with Jack Perry three months ago, the 45-year-old remains a hot topic in the industry. Fans are divided over the possibility of his return to WWE, even though there hasn’t been any official confirmation of his appearance at Survivor Series in his hometown of Chicago. WWE’s weekly shows have referenced Punk multiple times, and chants for his name echoed through the Allstate Arena over the weekend.
CM Punk’s influence isn’t limited to WWE, because AEW also acknowledged him during AEW Collision head-to-head with Survivor Series. Malakai Black mentioned CM Punk by name in a promo directed at FTR, who share a known friendship with Punk. This marks the first direct televised reference to the former star.
For the record, there were loud CM Punk chants in Chicago. It seems that he also got some love on AEW television this week.
We will keep an eye on this story, and so many more, right here at Ringside News. You never know what will break next, especially when CM Punk is part of the conversation.
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