CM Punk as AEW World Champion made an early bump in the road.
Just five days after becoming champion, the 43-year-old Punk announced on Friday night’s episode of frenzy He suffered an injury that required surgery. Punk will not be giving up the AEW World Championship, but a temporary champion will be crowned in his absence.
Bank described the injury as a broken “wheel”. He promised to come back bigger, faster, stronger and hungrier than ever.
With tears in his eyes, Punk addressed the crowd frenzy. He tells fans that he has good and bad news for them.
“The bad news is I’m injured and need surgery. A couple of things are off. The biggest one is my heart because I love nothing more than performing for all of you, and I wanted to run in one hell of it,” Punk said.
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“The good news is that I can still do all that. I told you I’m going until the wheels fall off. Well, the wheels are still there, and they haven’t fallen off. It’s just that one of them broke. But I’m back from worse. I felt better than I do today, But I’m here to tell you that I also felt a hell of a lot worse. This is a bump in the road. It hurts. It hurts like hell. I want to wrestle for you.”
punk Won the AEW World Championship From Adam “The Executioner” page in the main event of double or nothing Sunday. Then Punk suffered an injury dynamite This is Wednesday. Team up with FTR to defeat Max Caster, Austin Gunn and Colten Gunn on the show.
AEW Interim World Champion will be crowned in the joint promotion of AEW and NJPW forbidden door Pay-per-view on Sunday, June 26th.
AEW announced that a royal battle will open dynamite Next Wednesday, with the winner progressing to face Jon Moxley in the ring’s main event. The winner of that match will face an as-yet-to-be-announced opponent in the temporary title match in forbidden door.
Punk star Hiroshi Tanahashi was originally set against NJPW forbidden door.
Seven years after leaving WWE, Punk returned to pro wrestling when he signed with AEW last August. This is his first world championship since 2013.
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