It’s always something. Despite not wrestling for over five years, CM Punk’s name is always being brought up by wrestling fans. That tends to be the case when they don’t like what they are seeing in the ring because Punk was considered the fans’ savior. He has since moved on to mixed martial arts, but he even has controversy surrounding him in that world as well, even when he isn’t fighting.
On Friday night, Punk was guest commentator on Cage Fury Fighting Championships 77. As a decision of a fight was being announced, Punk can be heard telling someone that the need to “back the f*** up.” Punk’s headphones can be heard hitting the desk and, after a few moments, Punk can be seen yelling at someone while being held back by a security guard.
Punk’s broadcast partner mentions that the fan had been yelling all night. Punk would get back on commentary and say that the fan yelled in his face, leading to the incident. After the fan had been taken away, Punk went on to commentate on the rest of the show. It is not clear if the fan put his hands on Punk.
And of course it’s on YouTube. Check out a clip of the incident (you can hear the whole thing and see part of it):
Opinion: This doesn’t seem to be Punk’s fault and at least in the video, he isn’t shown hitting anyone. The commentary would suggest that the person involved had been doing something like this all night long and if he screamed in Punk’s face, it’s hard to blame Punk for losing it. That’s going too far with things and it’s understandable that Punk reacted the way he did.
Will Punk ever be back in wrestling? Do you want him to be? Let us know in the comments below.
Thomas Hall has been a wrestling fan for over thirty years and has seen over 50,000 wrestling matches. He has also been a wrestling reviewer since 2009 with over 5,000 full shows covered. You can find his work at kbwrestlingreviews.com, or check out his Amazon author page with 28 wrestling books. His latest book is the History Of In Your House.
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