The former WWE star CM Punk has been reported to be signing a deal with All Elite Wrestling(AEW). It was reported recently by Fightful’s Sean Ross Sapp that the former WWE Champion had expressed his desire to return to the squared circle. Now, he seems to have dropped some major hints on his potential return to in-ring competition.
CM Punk teases the wrestling fans
The fans have been speculating about a potential return of CM Punk and as the star still has not denied the reports, the fans believe that the Second City Savior is likely to make his much-awaited comeback.
Punk is quite active on the social media platforms and he recently took to his Instagram story section and teased a possible return. He shared an audio clip featuring the song “Sirius” by The Alan Parsons Project. It is to be noted that the song is popular for being used extensively by the Chicago Bulls.
— Wrestling News (@WrestlingNewsCo) July 22, 2021
Punk has been rumored to join AEW if he is to return to pro-wrestling. Following the post, fans are now expecting the Chicago native to make his AEW debut at All Out pay-per-view on September 5, 2021.
The major reason being the event is scheduled to be held at NOW Arena, which is located in the Chicago suburb of Illinois. The arena is home to the Windy City Bulls, an affiliate of the Chicago Bulls.
CM Punk had retired back in 2014
It was back in 2014 when Punk last fought inside the squared circle. He took part in the Royal Rumble match that was won by Batista that year. He immediately parted ways with the company.
The veteran star had revealed months later that he was not happy with his position in WWE while heavily criticizing the company for being ignoring his well-being. He also had a forgettable stint in the UFC.
AEW is known to have bagged the signings of many former WWE stars and they could be making the massive signing of Punk. All eyes will be set on All Out pay-per-view as huge plans are in talks for the show.
Punk’s AEW debut at the show will only make it better and undoubtedly he would get a massive reception in his hometown. Only time will tell if Punk will sign a deal with Tony Khan’s promotion.