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Shawn Michaels makes SHOCKING claim about CM Punk and potential WWE return

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The wrestling world is abuzz with the latest revelations from Shawn Michaels, the legendary WWE superstar, regarding CM Punk’s potential return to WWE.

With Punk’s recent release from AEW and the swirling rumours of his possible WWE comeback, Michaels’s comments have added fuel to the fire.

During the NXT No Mercy media call, Michaels addressed the speculation surrounding Punk’s potential move to NXT.

He expressed his enthusiasm for the idea, stating, “Of course, we’d welcome him here in NXT.” However, he also hinted that Punk might prefer a spot on the main roster.

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Shawn Michaels and CM Punk: A History of Mutual Respect

Michaels and Punk, both iconic figures in the wrestling world, share a history of mutual respect. Michaels reminisced about his interactions with Punk, fondly known as Phil outside the ring.

He recalled a touching moment when Punk showed him an autograph Michaels had signed for him years ago, which he still kept in his wallet.

“I always enjoyed working with Phil. Didn’t get to do it much. I understood him,” Michaels said, highlighting the similarities they share.

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Punk’s Complex Persona

While Michaels has a deep appreciation for Punk, he also acknowledged the latter’s complex nature. He described Punk as “a different kind of cat” who can sometimes find it challenging to get along with others.

However, Michaels sees this as a trait they both share, adding, “that is probably why I like him, because I suffer from the same thing.”

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The Business Perspective

From a business standpoint, Michaels recognises Punk’s value, stating, “He’s a guy that does numbers and makes money.”

He believes that the decision to bring Punk back would be a significant one for the company, weighing the risks and rewards.

Michaels candidly expressed his desire to have Punk on NXT, saying, “Are you kidding me? Of course I would.” However, he also hinted at potential obstacles, adding, “I just don’t think anybody would let me.”

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FAQs

Q: What did Shawn Michaels say about CM Punk’s return to WWE? A: Shawn Michaels expressed his enthusiasm for CM Punk’s potential return to WWE, especially to NXT. He also hinted that Punk might prefer the main roster.

Q: How does Michaels feel about Punk personally? A: Michaels has a deep appreciation for Punk and recalls their past interactions fondly. He sees similarities between them and values their shared history.

Q: Is there any official confirmation about CM Punk’s return to WWE? A: As of now, there’s no official confirmation about CM Punk’s return to WWE. The speculations are based on his recent release from AEW and the comments made by figures like Shawn Michaels.

Q: What was the context of Michaels’s comments? A: Shawn Michaels made these comments during the NXT No Mercy media call, where he addressed the ongoing speculations about CM Punk’s potential move to NXT.

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