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The Young Bucks react to the AEW signing of CM Punk

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AEW Tag Team Champions The Young Bucks recently took to social media to react to the unveiling of CM Punk as an official AEW star.

‘Thank God we started AEW & are responsible for bringing CM Punk back to wrestling!’ The Young Bucks recently wrote in their Twitter bio.

Initial metrics seem to indicate that Punk coming back to pro wrestling has been an absolutely massive success. AEW’s YouTube channel has uploaded two videos of Punk making his debut on AEW Rampage, and these have drawn massive numbers.

The Young Bucks on CM Punk

The Young Bucks, Kenny Omega, Cody Rhodes and Tony Khan are likely rejoicing at the numbers. Punk’s entrance, currently sits at 4.3 million views (which is the 12th most viewed ever on the channel). The second video focuses on Punk’s in-ring promo, and that currently sits at 3.4 million views.

Punk is scheduled to be appearing on this week’s episode of AEW Dynamite. The Young Bucks will likely be on hand to witness the first AEW Tag Title Eliminator match between the Varisty Blonds and The Lucha Brothers.

Here is what AEW have in store for this week’s episode of AEW Dynamite:

  • CM Punk makes his first appearance on AEW Dynamite.
  • ‘Varsity Blonds’ Brian Pillman Jr. and Griff Garrison vs. ‘The Lucha Brothers’ Penta El Zero Mideo and Rey Fenix in an AEW Tag Title Eliminator tournament match.
  • Jamie Hayter vs. Red Velvet.
  • Orange Cassidy vs. Matt Hardy.
  • Malakai Black vs. Brock Anderson.
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