CM Punk had a match at Madison Square Garden on Tuesday night, and it was something special. Despite WWE’s intentions, a significant number of fans watched it online through social media. It also brought a ton of buzz from all over.
The event was notable, serving as CM Punk’s first match since 2014. It drew considerable attention, fans waiting to see how everything turned out in the world’s most famous arena.
The match between CM Punk and Dominik Mysterio not only filled the venue at Madison Square Garden but also garnered substantial online viewership, extending the reach of the event beyond the live audience.
Sean Sapp noted behind Fightful’s paywall that WWE was very happy with how things turned out for them. CM Punk’s return to the company continues bringing big business.
We’re told that WWE was pleased with the buzz that the MSG show got in general.
The report also noted that, “WWE hit the merchandise stands heavy with CM Punk merchandise for the MSG show.” So, WWE is still moving a lot of CM Punk merchandise.
CM Punk has a ton of hype around him, and a load of support from fans as well. This might be considered one of the greatest returns in pro wrestling history, when everything is said and done.
We will keep our eye on this story, and everything else surrounding CM Punk’s return to WWE. If anything, it will make for a very interesting road to WrestleMania.
What’s your take on CM Punk making his return to WWE like this, with the fan support he’s received? Let us know what you think in the comments section!