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Mexican wrestler Vampiro appeared on this week’s MLW Podcast with hosts Konnan and Court Bauer, which can be heard at MLW.com. On this week’s show, Vampiro spoke about WWE Champion CM Punk’s straight edge lifestyle and his past experiences with Punk, including “joking around” with Punk by handing him pills and spiking his drinks .. “There was kind of a weird vibe there. Kind of a ‘Hey, hey how’s it going?’ type of thing. That whole Straight Edge thing, I get it. I used to joke about it with him.Read More

Posted On June 12, 2012By PWMania.com StaffIn News

CM Punk Shares Funny Story, Talks Sexting, Vince McMahon & More

WWE Champion CM Punk was interviewed on The Bower Show on 97.9 ESPN radio on Monday. Here are the highlights: Punk on Roddy Piper: “He was a really good villain. He made me want to do what I do now.” Punk on whether a bad personal experience with alcohol or drugs led to him being Straight Edge: “I was born this way. For me it’s not a lifestyle. I think going out and partying and going out and getting drunk every night, that’s a lifestyle. That’s insane. This is whoRead More

Posted On May 8, 2012By Owen PattersonIn News

TNA Star Calls Out CM Punk For Twitter Comments

As you certainly have heard by now, WWE Champion CM Punk took to his Twitter to speak out against Amendment 1 in North Carolina, which defined marriage in the state constitution as between one man and one woman. The measure would ban any other type of “domestic legal union,” including civil unions and domestic partnerships. “Amendment 1 is ridiculous,” Punk wrote. “It’s an invasion of people’s rights. North Carolina, why do you care if somebody wants to marry who they love? Same sex marriage should be legal. The fact thatRead More
Throughout his career, CM Punk has consistently used the gimmick of being “Straight Edge,” a lifestyle he repeatedly claims to follow in his actual day-to-day life. In the latest issue of Power Slam, magazine editor Findlay Martin responds to a reader’s query as to whether Punk’s “Straight Edge” gimmick is just that, a ‘fictitious’ gimmick. “That’s a vicious rumour, as far as we know,” Martin responds. “We have spoken to many people over the last eight years who have been to bars and nightclubs with Punk and/or traveled with himRead More

Posted On January 19, 2012By PWMania.com StaffIn News

CM Punk Talks Being A Role Model, Acting Career, Straight Edge

WWE Champion CM Punk was interviewed by AZCentral.com this week to promote next week’s RAW Supershow from Phoenix. Punk took part in a Q&A session and spoke about a number of topics, including how Japanese fans differ from American fans, being a role model, his straight-edge lifestyle becoming a gimmick in WWE and more. Here are some highlights of what Punk said about: Whether American Fans Are Respectful: “It’s just a lack of “excuse me” and “please” and “thank you.” I’m a pretty approachable guy, but I’ve had my headphonesRead More

Posted On December 17, 2010By Owen PattersonIn News

Report: CM Punk’s Future As A Wrestler “Undecided”

PWMania has learned exclusively that while CM Punk has been scheduled for several house shows in the midwest, his future as a wrestler for WWE is still “undecided.” PWMania was told by a key WWE insider, “Vince (McMahon) and (Executive Producer) Kevin Dunn really like Punk on commentary, and they’re considering making him a fixture of the broadcast team.” We were also told, “Vince thinks Punk has a future as a wrestler, but it looks like he thinks Punk is far too valuable as a commentator right now, and likesRead More