Breaking News: CM Punk Released From AEW
By Jeff Wolfe | September 15, 2023 | ProWrestlingWars.com
In a shocking turn of events, CM Punk has been released from All Elite Wrestling (AEW). The announcement was made earlier this evening by Tony Khan, the president of AEW.
According to a statement released by AEW, the decision to release CM Punk was made mutually between the company and the wrestler. The exact reasons for the release have not been disclosed.
CM Punk, whose real name is Phillip Jack Brooks, signed with AEW in 2021 and made his highly anticipated debut at AEW Rampage: The First Dance on August 20, 2021. His arrival in AEW was met with immense fanfare and excitement, as he had been absent from professional wrestling for over seven years.
During his time in AEW, CM Punk had several high-profile matches and feuds, including a memorable rivalry with Darby Allin. He also had a successful run in the AEW World Championship Eliminator Tournament, making it to the finals before being eliminated by Kenny Omega.
CM Punk’s release comes as a surprise to many fans who were looking forward to seeing him continue his journey in AEW. His departure leaves a void in the AEW roster and raises questions about the future direction of the company.
Since his release, there has been speculation about CM Punk’s next move in the wrestling industry. Will he return to WWE, where he rose to prominence and became a fan favorite? Or will he explore opportunities in other promotions such as Impact Wrestling or New Japan Pro-Wrestling?
Only time will tell what the future holds for CM Punk. Wrestling fans around the world will undoubtedly be eagerly awaiting his next move and keeping a close eye on the wrestling news.
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Source: Wrestling Attitude