CM Punk made his much anticipated return to pro wrestling when he shocked the world by appearing on FS1 WWE’s Backstage.
According to Fox CM Punk will make periodic appearances on WWE Backstage. His first official appearance will be next Tuesday November 20th.
CM Punk had one thing to say when he appeared on a WWE camera after six years, “It’s as simple as this: Just when they think they’ve got the answers, I change the culture,” Punk told the camera, before adding, “I’ll see you here next week.”
A month has passed since CM Punk himself confirmed that he was indeed auditioning for a role on Fox’s WWE Backstage. Here we are now, as CM Puyk shocked everyone. But many questions remain.
Who knew about CM Punk’s return?
According to PWInsider, Renee Young is the only on air personality that knew about CM Punk’s return. To ensure CM Punk return wouldn’t leak, only a select few would know about his return, as requested by CM Punk.
Will CM Punk wrestle?
Any match with CM Punk is a money match. But, how about having a match with CM Punk as his first match in 6 years? Well, Seth Rollins would like to be first in line. As the news broke about CM Punk’s return, Rollins sent a tweet directly to Punk asking for a fight.
CM Punk has yet to reply back, but the official WWE on Fox Twitter account has. The account suggestions Seth Rollins talk it over on WWE’s Backstage. Rollings has no problem with that suggesting, as he quickly replied back, “Glad to do it. Book me a flight.”
WWE’s Survivor Series in scheduled for November 24, 2019 and will be held in Chicago, CM Punk’s hometown. One has to wonder if he will make his in ring return this soon at the Survivor Series, or perhaps make an appearance but not wrestle just yet.
How does WWE feel about CM Punk’s return?
WWE posted a statement via their official web site about CM Punk WWE Backstage return.
The statement read:
After a nearly six-year absence from WWE TV, CM Punk made a shocking, unannounced appearance on Tuesday night’s episode of WWE Backstage, FS1’s new weekly studio show.
The two-time WWE Champion arrived during the show’s final moments, entering to the sounds of Living Colour’s “Cult of Personality,” Punk’s entrance music during his storied in-ring career.