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CM Punk: Update on why he is wrestling on AEW Collision

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AEW star CM Punk is set to compete on tonight’s debut episode of All Elite Wrestling Collision, but why is he wrestling on the show?

According to a new report from Fightful Select, Punk himself pushed for a match as part of his comeback rather than just speaking on the mic.

“Fightful has been told that CM Punk pushed to wrestle on the first Collision. He’s never wrestled in the United Center, and wanted to be able to do that” the site revealed on its Patreon subscription service.

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CM Punk AEW Collision Match

Here is everything that is set to take place on the card tonight from United Center in Chicago, Illinois:

CM Punk and ‘FTR’ Dax Harwood and Cash Wheeler vs. Samoa Joe, Jay White, and Juice Robinson
Wardlow vs. Luchasaurus for the TNT Title
Toni Storm and Ruby Soho vs. Willow Nightingale and Skye Blue
Andrade El Idolo vs. Buddy Matthews
Miro in action
The Acclaimed speak

Fans in the United Kingdom can watch all of the action from AEW Collision back on demand via the AEW+ subscription service on FITE TV.

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