Punk established himself as one of WWE’s most prominent superstars during his nine years with the company between 2005 and 2014. The 42-year-old left before the Royal Rumble 2014 episode of Raw due to injuries and frustration about the direction of his story.
speaking in title match wrestling In the video, Slater reveals what the backstage atmosphere was like after Punk’s theatrical exit.
“I believe [some people were happy]’You know,’ Slater said. “I think it was one of those things where everybody was in shock because the people who don’t have the spotlight and all that stuff, they’re all watching it,’ man, what are you doing? You’re wrestling on top. You’ve been doing this forever. Stay there, get your money, do your work.'”
Fightful scene Ross Sapp There was news this week that CM Punk is in talks to return to wrestling. WWE officials reportedly believe that the former WWE Champion is moving to AEW.
Heath Slater doesn’t blame CM Punk for leaving WWE