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WWE Payback: AEW star getting FIRED was HEAVILY DISCUSSED backstage

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The firing of AEW star CM Punk was reportedly ‘heavily discussed’ backstage at the WWE Payback event tonight from Pittsburgh.

Fightful Select reported the news on its Patreon subscription service, noting: “CM Punk’s firing was heavily discussed backstage.”

There are a ton of question marks regarding Punk and what he may well do next, and a potential return to WWE is certainly NOT off of the table.

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WWE Payback AEW Firing

Here is the full card for tonight’s show:

  • Steel Cage Match: Becky Lynch vs. Trish Stratus –
  • United States Title Match: Rey Mysterio (c) vs. Austin Theory
  • World Heavyweight Title Match: Seth “Freakin” Rollins (c) vs. Shinsuke Nakamura
  • Women’s World Title Match: Rhea Ripley (c) vs. Raquel Rodriguez
  • Undisputed Tag Team Title Steel City Street Fight: Kevin Owens & Sami Zayn (c) vs. The Judgment Day
  • LA Knight vs. The Miz
  • “The Grayson Waller Effect” with Special Guest Cody Rhodes

Fans in the United Kingdom can watch the card on demand via WWE Network if they’re not able to during the live event tonight.

If you’re based in the United States, then you can do the same via Peacock, as the Network was removed from that region some time ago.

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