Backstage News On CM Punk’s WWE Return, Bob Costas Talks Vince McMahon, Derrick Bateman

– Everything regarding CM Punk’s return to action is being kept quiet within WWE. A lot depends on how well his knee heals up but it will be interesting to see if he returns on Monday’s RAW from Canada because that was the most recent date officials wanted him back. Punk would need to return soon if he’s going to have a match on the June 16th Payback pay-per-view, as planned before.

– Former WWE star Derrick Bateman, who was cut on Friday, can be reached for bookings at

– Bob Costas talked about his 2001 HBO interview with Vince McMahon in a new interview with Piers Morgan on CNN. In the video below, Costas reads a statement from McMahon 12 years later:

(Partial source: Wrestling Observer Newsletter)

  • 3Tears

    Let him return to PayBack as a surprise. That would be awesome