New Report Claims CM Punk May Never Wrestle Again

CM Punk

Returning to the ring on September 5, 2021 at AEW All Out, the match marked CM Punk’s first since the 2014 WWE Royal Rumble match. He’s since remained a prolific member of the company’s roster, wrestling everyone from top stars in Jon Moxley and MJF to rising stars in Daniel Garcia and Powerhouse Hobbs.

Last wrestling on September 4 at the 2022 All Out pay-per-view, CM Punk began his second reign as AEW World Champion when he felled Jon Moxley in front of a hometown audience. Though the match is one of the more commendable AEW headliners, it remains largely forgotten about owing to his actions following the pay-per-view.

CM Punk May Have Wrestled His Final Match

Discussing the CM Punk situation on the latest Wrestling Observer Radio, Wrestling Inc.’s Nick Hausman noted that with money not a driving factor for Punk and due to having contacts in Hollywood, he was of the belief after liaising with sources that Punk wouldn’t wrestle again following the All Out incident:

“Cash does not seem to be an issue for this guy. He’s got in-roads in Hollywood going on right now. Stephen Amell certainly shining him up with what they’re trying to do over on Heels right now. I have a lot of people that have known Punk that say to me, ‘This guy’s never gonna wrestle again’.”

In total, CM Punk wrestled just 23 encounters throughout his one-year run with All Elite Wrestling. Beginning a lengthy winning streak upon pinning Darby Allin at All Out 2021, Punk remained unpinned until being bested by MJF on the February 2 Dynamite in Chicago.

That marked one of only two losses for ‘The Best in the World’ in the Tony Khan-helmed organisation. The other loss, which occurred in mere minutes, came vs. Jon Moxley on the August 24 Dynamite to crown an Undisputed AEW World Champion.

H/T to WrestleTalk.