And the fact what seemed to be a ‘Brawl Out’ reference didn’t get much reaction from the SmackDown crowd should tell him & WWE it’s not worth bringing it up again.
The latest rumors, including Sami Zayn taking time off from WWE, CM Punk’s backstage power in WWE, who might be showing up at NXT Deadline, people in AEW unhappy about a surprise firing, and more!
And we will learn if he signs with Raw or SmackDown next week in Cleveland.
Dragon Lee and Karrion Kross are out.
Follow along with this week’s episode of SmackDown on FOX, featuring CM Punk’s return for Tribute to the Troops, Randy Orton & LA Knight vs. The Bloodline, Charlotte Flair vs. Asuka, United States championship tournament matches, and more!
Main Event picks his second favorite wrestler (you won’t believe #1!) as being worthy of ending Roman’s historic reign. That isn’t Punk, but Jey still has good things to say about the controversial star — and about possibly facing him.
If The American Nightmare asks what you want to talk about, tell him we want to know why we keep hearing the Phenomenal One will be back and then that ‘plans changed’.
During an interview with SI’s Jimmy Traina, the WWE World Heavyweight champ pretty masterfully weaves between work & shoot and fact & fiction to continue setting up a program with his recently returned rival.
Peacock’s renewed ‘Twisted Metal’ for a second season, which means more of the AEW star’s excellent mash-up performance with Will Arnett. Plus, other wrestling-related Hollywood news involving John Cena’s ‘Coyote vs. Acme’ and the upcoming Von Erich’s biopic ‘The Iron Claw’.
The latest rumors, including Andrade wants to return to WWE after his AEW contract expires, Bryan Danielson’s disciplinary committee that fines wrestlers, The Devil and his masked men reveal, Vince McMahon’s rule thrown out, Kyle O’Reilly, and more!
That is, if he can figure out when his AEW contract officially expires.
Even so, HBK’s claim that McKenzie is "always gonna be part of the NXT family" rings hollow.
Shawn Michaels thinks Punk’s return to WWE was such an obvious call that it doesn’t even need to be explained.
The Colorado State track and field star’s recent success has gained her a lot of attention.
The Monster Among Men provides an update on his recovery after undergoing neck fusion surgery.
The latest rumors, including Vince’s future at WWE/TKO, when the Phenomenal One will be back on SmackDown, what’s causing bad feelings in & around AEW, and more!
Uce said Punk has ‘Tribal Chief status’. YEET (can we still say that?)!
The AEW star talked about sharing a locker room with the late Windham Rotunda while he was in WWE, and how he wanted to pay tribute to how influential Wyatt’s work was: ‘If anything I feel like his spirit powered that match.’
He admits there were folks in the locker room who didn’t to see CM Punk return. Bobby Lashley also hopes WWE will make Punk earn a main event spot and in the process prove his ‘loyalty to the business’ to those ‘naysayers’.