The Wrestling Observer’s Bryan Alvarez was questioned about Wade Keller of PWTorch’s latest assertion that issues appear to be leaning in the direction of CM Punk not returning to AEW throughout at present’s episode of Wrestling Observer Dwell. Keller had beforehand said that issues appear to be leaning in the direction of Punk not returning to AEW.
Earlier within the week, Keller was requested about CM Punk not being talked about throughout AEW Dynamite when Ian Riccaboni was discussing the lineage of the ROH title. Keller said the next in response to this query:
“I feel that is noteworthy however not stunning [that] he excluded CM Punk’s identify as he talked about a few of the greatest names who’ve held the title,” Keller stated. “That’s a little bit of a inform. As I talked with Jason Powell yesterday about – I’m not anticipating CM Punk to wrestle in AEW once more. I’m not saying it’s one hundred pc certain factor however all the things is pointing within the path of some type of buyout of his contract. We’ll be taught extra finally about that scenario.”
On at present’s episode of Wrestling Observer Dwell, Alvarez stated the next:
“I did hear Wade speculating a few buyout and let’s put it this manner. I wouldn’t be in the slightest degree shocked however no person, no person, no person is speaking proper now. So all the things is concept. No person is saying something.”
Alvarez continued, “The factor in regards to the brawl is there actually aren’t two sides of the story anymore. There have been two sides of the story for some time however now just about each side agree that CM Punk threw the primary punch. The Punk facet has backed off the kicking the door down factor. They’ve admitted [The Bucks] didn’t kick the door down. The Younger Bucks did go into the room. They didn’t simply go into the room with the pinnacle of authorized. They went into the room with the pinnacle of authorized (Megha Parekh) and the pinnacle of expertise relations (Christopher Daniels). So that they ain’t kicking down the door and like I stated, each side agree they didn’t kick down the door. Actually the one disagreement at this level is had been the Bucks aggressive? Punk’s facet admitted he threw the primary punch. The one disagreement is was he really in concern for his security or did he simply begin punching?
“Aside from that, all sides are on the identical web page. I don’t anticipate to see CM Punk in AEW once more. I don’t find out about The Bucks and Kenny Omega. I don’t know what they’re pondering proper now however I do realize it’s been a very long time and no person is speaking with anyone about something. It needs to be irritating. So I don’t know what they’re pondering proper now…”
“If they’re working a buyout for Punk then there’s some communication. You don’t work out a buyout with anyone and never talk. So far as Kenny Omega and The Bucks, from speaking with all types of individuals in AEW, no person is speaking something to Kenny Omega and The Bucks. Nothing. They’re completely one hundred pc at the hours of darkness…I don’t know what the long run is for anyone.”
(h/t to Wrestling News for the transcription)