The Final Decision On A CM Punk WWE Return Rests With Vince McMahon

The final decision on if CM Punk will make a WWE return will rest with Vince McMahon.

It has been a tumultuous couple of weeks regarding CM Punk. At AEW All In, Punk was involved in yet another backstage altercation. However, this one would be different than those in the past in various ways. Namely, Punk not only fought with Jack Perry, he also reportedly lunged at AEW president Tony Khan while furiously quitting the company.

These events would leave Khan no other choice but to fire the Chicago native with cause, despite Punk’s drawing power and status as the companies “real world’s champion”. Punk has yet to comment on the matter.

With Punk’s free agency fans have speculated that he could return to WWE, but there has been no confirmation on this idea as of this writing.

Now, The Wrestling Observer Newsletter reports that the final decision on a possible Punk return would rest with Vince McMahon, despite Endeavor being in control of the company.

Obviously if he was to return, the most likely place could be in Chicago where WWE has a Smackdown and then Survivor Series over Thanksgiving weekend. At this point if there has been a decision by WWE, it has been kept quiet, but at the end of the day this will be a Vince McMahon call.


Recently, Montez Ford noted that he would welcome CM Punk back to WWE.

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