CM Punk Tag

Posted On July 25, 2011By StaffIn News

CM Punk Appearing On Raw Tonight?, Mickie James In England

- While anything can change as he was advertised for last week’s show, several readers have noted that CM Punk is being advertised to appear at tonight’s Raw show in Hamptons, NJ. – Mickie James will be appearing at “PCW The Gathering”, which takes place on September 23rd, 2011 in Preston, Lancashire, England at the Lava & Ignite Club.Read More

Posted On July 25, 2011By StaffIn News

KOW To Bypass WWE Developmental, CM Punk, Steve Austin

– Ring of Honor wrestlers Claudio Castagnoli and Chris Hero, both WWE bound, willbypass developmental and join the main roster after they sign their respective contracts. — A WWE camera crew is prepping with Steve Austin today at his Broken Skull Ranch in Tilden, Texas to begin filming their DVD project on the Hall of Famer Tuesday and Wednesday. — CM Punk has been removed from WWE’s entrance video for The Nexus.Read More

Posted On July 25, 2011By StaffIn News

Confirmed For Tonight’s Edition Of WWE Raw

WWE will tape the Raw portion of this week’s WWE Superstars and tonight’s WWE Raw from the Hampton Coliseum in Hampton, Virginia. The following is advertised for tonight’s WWE Raw: * The Miz vs. Rey Mysterio for the WWE Championship * The beginning of the “Triple H Era” * It’s also worth noting that CM Punk is advertised in the updated local information packet.Read More

Posted On July 21, 2011By Daniel PenaIn News

Cabana Reveals How Much He Knew About Punk’s Raw Promo

Colt Cabana appeared on Busted Open with Doug Mortman and Dave LaGreca, which airs Mondays and Wednesdays from 2:00 to 4:00 p.m. on Sirius 92 and XM 207. Highlights from his interview are as follows: Colt Cabana on knowing about CM Punk’s promo in advance: “I knew his contract was expiring and I basically see Punk everyday when he’s not on the road and he constantly told me his frustrations for what was going on, how he felt disrespected. All these things he let loose on air. And he keptRead More
- Scott Hall’s 20-year-old son Cody is currently training to be a pro wrestler at the I Believe in Wrestling school in Orlando, Florida. – The reason John Laurinaitis was with Vince McMahon at Money in the Bank for the run-in is because Vince has been told by his doctors not to take any bumps, according to the Wrestling Observer. – As we reported earlier this week, the storyline of CM Punk leavin with the WWE championship is expected to continue off television. Punk’s name will not be mentioned onRead More

Posted On July 20, 2011By Jared GebhardtIn Columns

The Wrestling Genius: The WWE Enters a New Era

Coming off the best pay per view not named Wrestlemania that I’ve seen in many years Monday held so much promise. How would they incorporate CM Punk into a show he is “no longer” a part of *wink wink*. Okay first things first, I’m getting ahead of myself. I want to say there has never been a wrestler with a crowd in the palm of his hand quite like CM Punk had that Chicago crowd. My friend Tom and I were in awe of it and my friend Aaron textedRead More

Posted On July 20, 2011By StaffIn News

Backstage News On Vince McMahon, Punk Shirts On eBay, More

WE’s house show in Reno, Nevada on August 7th, 2011 has been canceled. Refunds are available at the point of purchase. This is the third time since fall of 2010 that a WWE event in Reno got axed. – Some of the commemorative CM Punk t-shirts that sold out at Sunday’s WWE Money in the Bank pay-per-view are going for over $500 on eBay this week. – The long-term plan for Vince McMahon to lighten his WWE duties in real life was for his current run to end around WrestleManiaRead More
– In the weeks leading up to Money in the Bank, WWE’s creative team brainstormed several different ideas for the conclusion of the pay-per-view event. The lead idea as of last week was for either one or both of the Money in the Bank winners to cash in their briefcase, ultimately resulting in Alberto Del Rio snatching the title from CM Punk. However, for at least the third time this year, creative changed their minds on Del Rio fulfilling his destiny of winning the strap. Punk, title in tow, fledRead More

Posted On July 19, 2011By StaffIn News

The Rock Tells John Cena To Stick His Apology Straight Up His …

On Monday afternoon, former WWE champion John Cena posted a message on Twitter apologizing to The Rock for all the remarks he’s made regarding The Rock’s absence from WWE television. Cena wrote: “I would like to take a moment to publicly apologize to Dwayne ‘the Rock’ Johnson. In an effort to make WM28 as big as possible I tried to expose rock for his flaws. Very childish and immature on my behalf. My comments about the rocks absence were both unprofessional and childish. I am sorry. The Rock responded withRead More

Posted On July 19, 2011By StaffIn News

CM Punk To Speak Out On ESPN, Johnny Ace Mistake On Raw

Thanks to Nick Tochelli for sending this in: Bill Simmons announced on his podcast today that he has booked CM Punk to be on the podcast later this week. I think they are recording on Thursday. Simmons is a huge wrestling fan and has had the Miz on in the past after he won the championship from Orton, and really knew what he was talking about. Thanks to Yusuf Baiani for sending this in: I don’t know if anyone else noticed, but the Raw segment with Vince McMahon and JohnRead More

Posted On July 18, 2011By StaffIn News

CM Punk’s Status For WWE Raw Tonight Revealed; Details

It appears as if CM Punk was telling the truth when he said that he will be attending the Phillies/Cubs game tonight, as the following has been posted on Jon Greenberg’s Twitter: CM Punk in the house. No, not Carlos Marmol… More
After capturing the WWE Championship last night at Money in the Bank, CM Punk indicated this afternoon on Twitter that he will be attending tonight’s Chicago Cubs vs. Philadelphia Phillies game at Wrigley Field. The game begins at 8:05 p.m. In the meantime, Monday Night Raw will take place 200 miles away at the Resch Center in Green Bay, Wisconsin. wrote the following regarding fallout from the event: “Whatever lies ahead, it will all happen on a permanently altered WWE landscape with no CM Punk, no WWE Championship, andRead More

Posted On July 18, 2011By StaffIn News

JR Blog: More On Punk/Cena, Daniel Bryan’s MITB Win, More

Jim Ross has posted a new blog over at Below are some highlights: “CM Punk and John Cena had a scintillating main event that featured over 30 minutes of classic, old school wrestling. It took me back a generation, or so it seemed, and that match alone was worth the price of the PPV. My black hat is off to both men. John Cena and CM Punk reminded me of why I have had a love affair with this genre since I was a boy.” “Daniel Bryan winning theRead More

Posted On July 18, 2011By StaffIn News

Tonight’s WWE Raw Preview: CM Punk, Coverage & More

Tonight’s edition of WWE Raw is being broadcast live from The Resch Center in Green Bay, Wisconsin. No matches have been announced for the show, but obviously it will center around CM Punk winning the title last night at Money in the Bank and the fallout thereafter. It should be noted that the WWE website and the arena website are listing Punk to appear on the show, and given his title win yesterday, I would make a safe bet that he will be there live in some capacity. The darkRead More

Posted On July 18, 2011By StaffIn News

WWE Stars Not Told About Cena-Punk PPV Match Finish

According to several sources who were backstage at Sunday’s WWE Money in the Bank pay-per-view, the WWE locker room was not told about the finish to the John Cena vs. CM Punk main event match in advnace – but according to one wrestler backstage “it was a total sellout at the monitor!” We were told, “Even the producers (formerly agents) were sitting on the edge of their seats, which is why Vince McMahon only had John Laurinaitis go out to the ring with him. He didn’t want anyone else toRead More

Posted On July 18, 2011By StaffIn News

John Cena Fired, Money In The Bank Winners, Colt Cabana

- That was Colt Cabana and Ace Steel, friends of CM Punk’s, who were sitting at ringside during the pay-per-view tonight. Punk interacted with them several times during the main event. – WWE’s website is saying that John Cena is fired, as the stipulations were going into the WWE Title match against CM Punk at Money in the Bank. – Alberto Del Rio earned a future WWE Title shot while Daniel Bryan earned a World Heavyweight Title shot by winning the RAW and SmackDown Money in the Bank Ladder matchesRead More

Posted On July 18, 2011By StaffIn News

Paul Heyman Breaks His Silence On CM Punk/WWE

Just a few minutes before CM Punk walked out to that thunderous ovation in Chicago, Paul Heyman finally broke his silence regarding Punk’s now-legendary promo 20 days ago in which he gave Heyman credit for seeing something in him no one else could see, and declaring himself a “Paul Heyman Guy” (which seems to be the rage of Twitter now). On The Heyman Hustle Twitter Page, Heyman finally broke his silence, saying: “It’s been 20 days since @CMPunk turned the wrestling world and WWE Universe completely upside down w/ hisRead More

Posted On July 17, 2011By StaffIn News

Further Update On CM Punk’s WWE Contract Status

Last week it was reported that CM Punk’s WWE contract has actually already expired, and that he signed an extension through the PPV in order to work the main event of tonight’s PPV in Chicago against John Cena. In an update to that story, Punk has been making the media rounds this week hyping tonight’s show, and has been very candid about his experience with WWE and his current status with the company. In an interview conducted for the Abe Kanan Sirius/XM Radio Show, Punk noted that he has NOTRead More

Posted On July 17, 2011By StaffIn News

Tyler Black Discusses John Cena vs. CM Punk, More

Seth Rollins, also known as Tyler Black, posted a blog today discussing the upcoming match between John Cena & CM Punk. For those who don’t know, Rollins is currently in the WWE developmental system. Below is an excerpt of his blog: There aren’t many moments in the long and storied history of our great, albeit sometimes insane business that can be pointed to as landscape changing or generation defining. Hogan and Andre, and Bret and Austin are two that come to mind off the top of my head. Tonight inRead More