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CM Punk FIRED from his AEW contract effective IMMEDIATELY

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In a shocking turn of events, All Elite Wrestling (AEW) has announced the immediate termination of Phillip Brooks, better known to wrestling fans as CM Punk, from his contract.

This unexpected move has sent ripples throughout the wrestling community, leaving many fans and insiders questioning the reasons behind this decision.

AEW took to their official Twitter handle to release a statement regarding CM Punk’s termination. The tweet confirmed that the wrestler and employment agreements between Phillip Brooks (CM Punk) and AEW had been terminated with cause, effective immediately.

This decision was not taken lightly, as it followed a week-long internal investigation into an incident that took place backstage at AEW’s All In event in London on August 27th.

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Behind the Termination of CM Punk

The termination was not a hasty decision. After the internal investigation, the AEW Discipline Committee convened and sought advice from external legal counsel.

The unanimous decision was then presented to Tony Khan, CEO General Manager and Head of Creative of AEW, who confirmed that CM Punk would be terminated with cause.

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Tony Khan Speaks Out

Tony Khan, while addressing the situation, expressed his gratitude towards CM Punk for his significant contributions to AEW.

He stated, “Phil played an important role within AEW and I thank him for his contributions.” However, he also clarified that the decision to terminate CM Punk’s contract was his alone. Khan expressed his regret over having to share such disappointing news with the fans but emphasised that he was acting in the best interests of everyone involved with AEW, including the talent, staff, venue operators, and many others who work tirelessly behind the scenes.

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The Impact on AEW and the Wrestling Community

The sudden departure of CM Punk from AEW is bound to have significant repercussions. As one of the most recognisable and influential figures in modern professional wrestling, Punk’s presence in AEW was seen as a major coup for the promotion. His absence will undoubtedly be felt, both in terms of in-ring performance and backstage influence.

However, AEW has always prided itself on its diverse and talented roster. While the loss of CM Punk is a setback, the promotion has a plethora of stars ready to step up and fill the void.

The coming weeks will be crucial for AEW as they navigate this unexpected challenge and continue to deliver top-tier entertainment to their fans.

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What’s Next for CM Punk?

With CM Punk’s sudden exit from AEW, questions arise about his future in the wrestling industry. Will he take a hiatus, or will he find a new home in another promotion?

Only time will tell. What’s certain is that wherever he goes, his legions of fans will be eagerly waiting to see his next move.

In conclusion, the wrestling world has been left stunned by the sudden termination of CM Punk’s contract with AEW. As details continue to emerge, fans and insiders alike will be keenly watching how this situation unfolds.

Whatever the future holds for CM Punk and AEW, it’s clear that this chapter in professional wrestling history will be one for the books.

Jake Skudder
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Jake Skudder
Jake is an SEO-minded Combat Sports, Gaming and Pro Wrestling writer and successful Editor in Chief. He has more than ten years of experience covering mixed martial arts, pro wrestling and gaming across a number of publications, starting at SEScoops in 2012 under the name Jake Jeremy.