The rumor mill this week has linked both CM Punk and Daniel Bryan to AEW in varying degrees. They are two of the biggest free agents in pro wrestling, and it’s wild that they both might actually end up in All Elite Wrestling in the coming months.
In the latest edition of the Wrestling Observer Newsletter, Dave Meltzer describes how the secondary ticket market is on fire for AEW’s All Out pay-per-view, scheduled for Sept. 5 in Chicago, which happens to be Punk’s hometown.
“Regarding the secondary market right now, there are only two shows that are what we’d call hot tickets. All Out on 9/5 in Chicago has a $141 get-in price, so the C.M. Punk rumors have upped ticket prices about 18 percent across the board. The other hot ticket is the 9/8 Dynamite in Cincinnati with a $118 get-in price, but that’s because of such limited secondary market availability. Notably, the Arthur Ashe Stadium get-in price is only $43 even with the Bryan Danielson rumors, but it’s also not sold out. However, all of the good seats were sold instantly.
For WWE, the hottest secondary market get-in ticket is for Extreme Rules in Columbus, OH at $63. SummerSlam is at $50 because there are so many secondary market tickets out. The 9/10 show in Madison Square Garden is at $55.”
Are you losing your mind yet over the possibility of seeing CM Punk return to pro wrestling after seven years away from the squared circle?