CM Punk returned to WWE at Survivor Series, a blockbuster move that nobody saw coming. That brought a lot of fans out of the woodwork, who weren’t even watching the live premium live event. What happened next saw a massive amount of people search for CM Punk’s name just to see what is going on.

We already reported that CM Punk’s WWE return went viral. They raked in millions of views on YouTube alone. That was not the only place to get information, as Google trends reported some very impressive findings.

CM Punk’s return generated significant attention from mainstream media outlets like ESPN, USA Today, BBC, FOX News, and others. In fact, on Google, it was the second most searched term in the country yesterday, registering 500,000 searches.

To put that in perspective, boxer David Benavidez ranked at No. 4 with 200,000 searches. Notably, these were the only topics related to wrestling, boxing, or MMA that made it into the top 20 search queries on a specific day this week. It’s worth mentioning that even UFC shows, which used to be a surefire way to enter the top 20, no longer consistently achieve that level of search interest.


CM Punk’s return to WWE clearly made a significant impact, capturing the attention of both dedicated fans and the broader public, as evidenced by its high search rankings and extensive media coverage.

We will have to see what CM Punk does next in WWE. He will be on RAW this week, and odds are he will have a lot to say. Fans in the building will also be full of “CM Punk” chants, but this time WWE won’t mind them at all.

What’s your take on CM Punk’s WWE return? Did you search for him after his comeback, or were you watching Survivor Series live? Let us know what you think in the comments section!

Felix Upton

Felix Upton is a seasoned writer with over 30 years of experience. He began his career writing advertisements for local newspapers in New York before transitioning to publishing news for Ringside News. His expertise includes writing, editing, research, photo editing, and video editing. In his free time, he enjoys bungee jumping and learning extinct languages.

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