CM Punk Fired From AEW; WWE Payback 2023 Review

Originally published at CM Punk Fired From AEW; WWE Payback 2023 Review - POST Wrestling | WWE AEW NXT NJPW Podcasts, News, Reviews

John Pollock and Wai Ting discuss CM Punk’s termination with cause from AEW before reviewing WWE Payback 2023 featuring Seth Rollins vs. Shinsuke Nakamura for the World Heavyweight Championship.

We welcome John Siino to discuss the Chicago AEW Collision crowd’s response to CM Punk’s termination, and Brandon Thurston to discuss the business ramifications of the story.

Plus, patron calls and superchats to CM Punk and WWE Payback.

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WWE Payback 2023
September 2, 2023
PPG Paints Arena
Pittsburgh, PA

  • WWE World Heavyweight Title: Seth Rollins (c) vs. Shinsuke Nakamura
  • WWE Women’s World Title: Rhea Ripley (c) vs. Raquel Rodriguez
  • Steel Cage: Trish Stratus vs. Becky Lynch
  • WWE Tag Team Title Steel City Street Fight: Kevin Owens & Sami Zayn (c) vs. The Judgment Day (Damian Priest & Finn Balor)
  • WWE United States Title: Rey Mysterio (c) vs. Austin Theory
  • The Miz vs. LA Knight w/ John Cena as special guest referee

Photo Courtesy: AEW / WWE






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Well this will be interesting.


I saw this on YouTube.

They should be furious at Punk instead.

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I’m surprised you are discussing CM Punk going to WWE.

Who would want to hire this guy now ?

That would be crazy.

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