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CM Punk WWE Return: WWE President Nick Khan gives his take on MASSIVE rumour

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The wrestling world has been abuzz with speculation and rumours surrounding the potential return of CM Punk to WWE.

With Punk’s recent departure from AEW and the subsequent chatter about his possible WWE comeback, fans and insiders alike are eager to know what the future holds for the former WWE Champion.

Over the past few months, CM Punk has been in the limelight, not just for his in-ring prowess but also for his backstage conflicts within AEW.

These internal disputes, coupled with reports of Punk being open to a WWE return in December, have only fuelled the fire of speculation. However, Punk’s current wrestling status remains shrouded in mystery. Questions arise, such as whether he has a non-compete clause following his release from AEW.

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WWE President Nick Khan Weighs In on CM Punk

During a recent conversation with ESPN’s Marc Raimondi, which primarily revolved around the WWE-UFC merger, the topic inevitably shifted to Punk.

When asked about WWE’s interest in bringing back CM Punk, WWE President Nick Khan responded with a measured and respectful tone.

He stated, “Listen, we only have respect for Phil. We appreciate his run here. We appreciate what he did and tried to do with the UFC. Not many people can actually get in there and do what he did. So, when we have respect for Phil, we wish him nothing but the best.”

This statement, while full of admiration for Punk (real name Phil Brooks), neither confirms nor denies WWE’s interest in re-signing him. It leaves the door open for interpretation, and fans are left to read between the lines.

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The Legacy of CM Punk in WWE

Phillip Jack Brooks, better known to the wrestling world as CM Punk, has left an indelible mark on WWE. His 434-day reign as WWE Champion stands as the sixth-longest in the championship’s history.

His outspoken nature, combined with his undeniable talent, has made him one of the most iconic figures in modern wrestling.

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