WWE President Nick Khan shares candid thoughts on CM Punk’s return to the company after being released from AEW

Following his recent departure from AEW, CM Punk’s future in professional wrestling has been a topic of discussion for some time now. Many fans have speculated that The Second City Saint may find his way back to WWE now that he’s a free agent, with WWE’s CEO commenting on the matter in a recent interview.

CM Punk was released from WWE in 2014 after being involved in several controversies with WWE’s boss, Vince McMahon. Despite having a brief career in the UFC, Punk made a notable impact in the MMA industry and subsequently returned to professional wrestling in 2021 when he joined AEW.

WWE President talks about CM Punk’s return

In an interview with ESPN’s Marc Raimondi, WWE CEO Nick Khan addressed the rumours of CM Punk making his potential return to WWE following his infamous firing from AEW.

Khan stated that he respects Punk’s contributions to WWE and AEW, wishing him the best for his future endeavors. He didn’t provide a definitive answer, leaving the possibility of Punk returning to WWE open.

In an interview with ESPN’s Marc Raimondi, Khan expressed, “We appreciate his run here. We appreciate what he did and tried to do with the UFC. Not many people can actually get in there and do what he did. So, when we have respect for Phil, we wish him nothing but the best.”

It was reported earlier that whether Punk joins WWE or not was up to the CEO of the company, Nick Khan, and the Chief Content Officer, Triple H.Several other WWE superstars also commented on CM Punk’s status. Drew McIntyre described him as “controversial,” while Zelina Vega loved the idea of Punk joining WWE, considering it great for her and the fans.

Fans want CM Punk to return to WWE after AEW firing

After CM Punk’s abrupt firing from AEW, fans of The Second City Saint have already begun speculating that he might be on his way back to WWE.

While CM Punk’s release from AEW was sudden, it wasn’t surprising to those familiar with his controversies in the company. As of now, CM Punk’s wrestling future remains uncertain, and he hasn’t addressed his AEW departure on social media. Keep an eye out for further updates regarding WWE.

Srinjoy Ghosh

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