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CM Punk: What TOP TALENT has been told regarding potential WWE return

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The world of professional wrestling is abuzz with speculation, but it seems the rumours of CM Punk and a return to WWE at Survivor Series 2023 have been quashed.

Despite the ongoing chatter among fans and the wrestling community, WWE has made it clear to its top talent that Punk, who is currently a free agent following his release from AEW, will not be making an appearance at the upcoming event.

The Current Status of CM Punk

Phillip Jack Brooks, better known as CM Punk, remains a significant figure in the wrestling world. His departure from AEW, following a backstage altercation at the All In 2023 pay-per-view event, has left him on the free agent market.

This has naturally led to speculation about his potential return to WWE, where he previously held the title of WWE Champion for 434 days, marking the sixth-longest reign in the championship’s history.

WWE’s Stance on Punk’s Return

Despite the fanfare and hopes of many wrestling enthusiasts, WWE has reportedly shown no interest in bringing CM Punk back into the fold at this time.

This decision has been communicated clearly to the wrestlers, according to a new report from Fightful Select, especially those at a level where misleading them would not be beneficial to maintaining a great locker room atmosphere.

Furthermore, key figures in WWE’s creative team have also been informed that Punk is not scheduled to return.

CM Punk: The Impact on Survivor Series 2023

Survivor Series, one of WWE’s marquee events, often brings surprises and high-profile appearances. However, with the confirmation that CM Punk will not be part of this year’s event, the focus shifts to other talents and storylines that WWE has been developing.

This decision not to include Punk may be a strategic move by WWE to manage expectations and focus on their current roster and story arcs.

FAQ

  • Will CM Punk return to WWE at Survivor Series 2023? No, WWE has informed top talent that CM Punk will not be part of Survivor Series 2023.
  • Why is Punk not returning to WWE? WWE has not expressed interest in bringing CM Punk back at this time, though specific reasons have not been publicly disclosed.
  • What is CM Punk’s current status? Punk is a free agent following his release from AEW due to a backstage altercation.
  • How long was CM Punk’s reign as WWE Champion? CM Punk’s reign as WWE Champion lasted for 434 days, the sixth-longest in the championship’s history.
  • What impact does Punk’s absence have on Survivor Series 2023? Punk’s absence shifts the focus to other talents and storylines that WWE has been developing for the event.
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