The big return? There were several major wrestling stories last year but the biggest in AEW was the backstage fight after All Out, which resulted in several suspensions. Most of the people involved have since returned to AEW television, save for former World Champion CM Punk. In addition to his suspension, Punk has been recovering from a torn tricep muscle. Now we have a bit better idea about his possible future.
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According to the Wrestling Observer Newsletter, Punk is still not cleared to compete. Punk was injured in September and required about eight months of recovery, which would see him possibly cleared to return around May. There is also the suspension, which AEW has yet to lift. At the moment, it is not clear if Punk will ever appear again on AEW television in any form.
Punk was rather good while he was around. Check out some of his time in AEW:
Opinion: This leaves everything about the same for Punk, as it remains to be seen if he will be back. Punk is certainly a star, but it seems pretty clear that a lot of people in AEW are not fond of him. I’m not sure if it would be worth it to have him back, as you have to wonder how long it would be before something else happened. There is a lot of star power and skill there, but there is a lot of baggage that comes with it.
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