WWE Superstar CM Punk has been making waves since his sensational return to the wrestling world at Survivor Series, ending his nine-year hiatus from WWE. Alongside his in-ring activities, Punk continues to fulfill his commitments as a commentator for Cage Fury Fighting Championships (CFFC), demonstrating his diverse talents within the sporting industry.
Recent developments saw Punk, whilst commentating at a CFFC event, weaving his WWE storylines into the commentary. Alongside his partner John Morgan, he made a casual reference to Seth Rollins, a clear nod to the intricate universe of WWE feuds and rivalries. Emphasizing his upcoming match, Punk enthusiastically promoted his confrontation with Dominik Mysterio, stating, “Come out to the LA Kia Forum; watch me beat up Dirty Dominik.” His words, filled with a blend of humor and hype, were captured by Fightful Wrestling and resonated with fans on social media.
The commentary stint came amidst questions about his CFFC future following his WWE return, with many wondering if he’d be able to juggle both roles. As Wrestling Inc. reported, fans can expect to hear Punk’s voice in the CFFC for some time, given his 15-year deal with the company— a contract that still has a considerable duration of 13 years remaining.
On the WWE front, Punk was notably fired from AEW ‘for cause’ just two months before his return, creating a stir among wrestling enthusiasts. His nod to a potential future when he mentioned having time for the next two months seemed to foreshadow his re-emergence in the WWE landscape.
Punk’s association with WWE now sees him signed exclusively to the WWE Raw brand, although he has a storied history with other WWE programs, including SmackDown and NXT. His current trajectory has him set for the Royal Rumble match in January, where victory would pave the way for a monumental challenge against Seth Rollins for the World Heavyweight Championship at WrestleMania 40. Achieving this would grant Punk the opportunity to headline WrestleMania, in what would likely be a career-defining moment.
In the dynamic world of pro wrestling, CM Punk continues to be a versatile and captivating presence, seamlessly transitioning between roles while staying at the forefront of WWE storylines. Fans will undoubtedly be watching closely as Punk’s journey unfolds, potentially leading to a historic appearance at the grandest stage of them all, WrestleMania.