CM Punk has been in news lately due to various report suggesting that he will be returning to WWE to work on their new studio show dubbed WWE backstage.
The former World Champion recently had an interview with WGN News where he was asked if he watches AEW and the former World Champion responded negatively, saying that he doesn’t watch wrestling at all.
When asked about the success of the upstart promotion so far, Punk said that it’s great and he wishes them nothing but success because it will force WWE to become more creative:
“I think it’s great, yeah, I wish these guys nothing but success. You know, if they’re successful, it will force WWE to be more creative and it’s always better when there’s not just one place to work. You know, it’s better for the wrestlers, it’s better for the fans. I think competition drives industry, so if there’s only one place in town to work, I think the creatives will be lazy. So, hopefully both companies will push each other and make the product better for the fans.”
It’s worth mentioning here that while CM Punk is wishing AEW success, he seemingly upset many AEW officials when he said that they sent him an offer via a text. Since then many AEW officials have said that they don’t want Punk in their promotion anymore.