CM Punk Apology “Would Go A Long Way” In AEW


CM Punk’s future in AEW continues to look uncertain following the infamous backstage fight at All Out but now a new report says an apology from the star could help mend fences.

CM Punk has not been seen in AEW since the All Out pay-per-view in September 2022 when he won the AEW World Championship before ripping into several of his colleagues at the post-show press conference and ending up in a backstage fight with The Elite.

Many believed that Punk had recently been teasing a return to wrestling but he may have put that on ice – at least in AEW – after he accused Jon Moxley of originally refusing to lose to him and calling Chris Jericho a “stooge and a liar.”

Writing in the Wrestling Observer Newsletter before Punk’s latest outburst, Dave Meltzer noted that while locker room issues are nothing new in wrestling, an apology from CM Punk would go a long way to helping heal the problems in AEW:

“But as far as what Khan should do, we’ve already seen the problems when you have locker room issues and in this day and age they aren’t worth it unless it’s a matter of life and death, and in that situation it’s anything that could possibly work you have to try.

“But if Punk was to apologize for what happened, that would go a long way and historically, time heals wounds in wrestling most of the time. If he does and is sincere, that’s a good thing.”

Whether or not an apology would hold as much water now the former WWE Champion has made his latest comments remains to be seen.