CM Punk has formally made his return to the world of sports activities leisure.
The previous WWE champion and UFC fighter made a momentous return to skilled wrestling Friday night time at AEW’s Rampage stay on TNT from Chicago, Illinois. Punk was rumored to make his return after dropping hints on social media of a attainable comeback, however nothing was set in stone.
Luckily, followers didn’t have to attend lengthy for the previous WWE champion to make is presence identified. Punk got here out proper because the present began and the highest of the constructing virtually blew off. Wrestling followers had been crying within the crowd. It was a fairly surreal scene.
Punk, who hasn’t competed as an expert wrestler since parting methods with WWE over seven years in the past, made probably the most of his return. In spite of everything, Punk is from Chicago. Pulling off a comeback years within the making in entrance of his hometown made the night time much more particular.
Take a look at Punk’s long-awaited entrance above and a few of his in-ring moments under, courtesy of AEW/TNT:
Punk, 42, made an unprecedented transfer to MMA again in 2016 following his departure from WWE in 2014. The leisure star ended up making two journeys to the Octagon. He misplaced his UFC debut to Mickey Gall through submission after which misplaced to Mike Jackson in his return, however that defeat ended up a no contest after Jackson popped for marijuana.