The Young Bucks True Reaction To CM Punk & Jack Perry AEW Backstage Fight Footage

The Young Bucks True Reaction To CM Punk & Jack Perry AEW Backstage Fight Footage AEW

More details have emerged of The Young Bucks and their reaction to the CM Punk & Jack Perry footage from AEW Dynamite.

On the April 10 episode of AEW Dynamite, footage from the AEW All In altercation between CM Punk and Jack Perry was aired.

The footage was used in ‘storyline’ as part of the buildup to the upcoming match at AEW Dynasty between the Young Bucks and FTR on April 21.

It had previously been reported by Wade Keller of PW Torch that the use of the footage “was not something The Bucks were in favor of doing.”

Keller had also made the comment that it “was Tony Khan’s idea that he wanted (the footage) out there.”

However, Dave Meltzer has now provided further details of Matthew & Nicholas Jackson’s reaction to the segment in the Wrestling Observer Newsletter, stating:

As far as the Young Bucks went, it was Khan’s idea or at least management’s idea to do that segment and while they do want to move on from Punk, they were not negative about it.

Their reaction was that they were heels doing a wrestling storyline. It was not their idea but they were not against doing their job as asked.

The basic gist is they were given an assignment and tried to do it to the best of their abilities and were happy with how it turned out, and that they are villains on a television show and felt their role was to garner heat for the tag match.

They have personally moved on from the Punk situation and it felt weird to have gone back to the past, but were happy to try and turn it into helping their feud with FTR.

Meltzer had also suggested that the use of the footage “doesn’t do AEW any good” and that they should “move past this” during a recent episode of Wrestling Observer Radio.

Tony Khan recently reacted to the viewership figures for the April 10 episode of AEW Dynamite which saw an increase in audience.

CM Punk also seemingly reacted to the airing of the footage through his own Instagram story, using a “mission accomplished” George W Bush image to make his point.

George W Bush made the “mission accomplished” speech about the USS Abraham Lincoln on May 1, 2003 declaring a somewhat premature victory in the US-led invasion of Iraq in a move Bush would later state was “a mistake“.

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2 months ago by Dave Adamson


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