A new report has revealed who CM Punk spoke to at today’s WWE Raw taping in Chicago.
As previously reported, current AEW star CM Punk shockingly showed up backstage at today’s WWE Raw taping at Allstate Arena in Chicago, Illinois.
Fightful Select (subscription required) has provided an update, noting that Punk spoke to talent backstage including The Miz, who he has had cross words with on Twitter in the past.
PWInsider has now specifically added that Punk and Miz “cleared the air”.
Fightful Select’s report notes that there was also word that Punk briefly spoke with Paul “Triple H’ Levesque. This marked the first time the two men had seen each other since Punk walked out on WWE in 2014.
Several talent had been told that CM Punk was asked to leave the arena by WWE head of security Jim Kelly and Keith Burgdoff, but that had not been confirmed as of yet.
In the earlier PWInsider report, it was indicated that the decision to ask Punk to exit the building was a “Vince McMahon call.” Fightful indicated that the rumor was Vince made the decision remotely.
The report also notes that Punk left without incident, and numerous wrestlers within WWE believed the move was a publicity stunt for his return to AEW soon.
There were several AEW talent in disbelief upon hearing of Punk showing up backstage at tonight’s WWE Raw taping.
WWE talent were also shocked that the former AEW World Champion was able to get backstage in the first place, considering his history with the company.
WWE was asked about the situation in an official capacity, but they didn’t have that information as of yet.
We will provide further updates and news regarding CM Punk being backstage at WWE Raw when they become available.
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