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CM Punk: WCW legend makes HUGE claim regarding the AEW star

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The wrestling world is no stranger to controversy and bold statements. Recently, a WCW legend, Konnan, made a significant claim about AEW star CM Punk that has sent ripples throughout the wrestling community.

Konnan, a prominent figure in the wrestling world and AAA booker, recently shared his thoughts on CM Punk’s current standing with AEW fans.

On his podcast Keepin’ It 100, Konnan observed that the AEW audience’s affection for Punk seems to be waning.

He strongly suggested that it might be the right moment for CM Punk, the former AEW World Champion, to embrace a heel persona. In Konnan’s words, Punk is “naturally a heel” and is more suited to that role.

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CM Punk: Fans Echo Konnan’s Sentiments

Interestingly, it’s not just Konnan who feels this way. The wrestling community has been vocal about their desire to see a change in Punk’s character.

Many believe that Punk’s natural charisma and demeanour would be better suited to a heel role. The clamour for this transformation is evident, with fans effectively telling Punk to make the switch with their reactions at live events.

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Potential Heel Partnerships

Konnan didn’t stop at just suggesting a heel turn for Punk. He went on to speculate about potential tag team partnerships that could emerge from such a change.

One intriguing idea he floated was pairing Punk with MJF as a heel tag team. The mere thought of such a partnership has fans buzzing with excitement and anticipation.

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What’s Next for CM Punk?

As of now, CM Punk doesn’t have a confirmed matchup for AEW All In 2023. However, he continues to make waves by carrying the ‘Real’ AEW World Title and proclaiming himself as the undefeated champion.

There are whispers in the wrestling corridors that a showdown between CM Punk and Samoa Joe might be on the cards for AEW All In 2023. If this materialises, it promises to be a bout that fans won’t want to miss.

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