During a podcast interview with Chris Jericho, Big E Langston revealed that CM Punk saved his career with WWE. Langston was worried that he was going to be sent back down to NXT, but Punk went to management and specifically asked to work with him. The two of them had no previous allegiance backstage, so this was simply a case of Punk wanting to him a coworker out.
August 7, 2015
When he finally decided to speak out about WWE by doing a podcast interview with his good friend Colt Cabana, CM Punk revealed that the doctor that was employed by the company was a bit negligent. Well, those words are now coming back to haunt him, as Chris Amann is suing the two of them for a huge amount of money. While it was initially reported that he was seeking damages of a million dollars, it has now been confirmed that he wants two million.
February 21, 2015
A former WWE writer has revealed a new wrinkle in the backstage feud between Triple H and CM Punk. During a podcast interview, Court Bauer stated that when Punk was working a tryout match for the company, HHH and Shawn Michaels were completely ripping him backstage. They joked harshly about his look and his performance in front of Vince McMahon and John Laurinaitis, who was the head of talent relations at the time.
February 6, 2015
During a podcast interview with Chris Jericho, the wildly underrated Wade Barrett revealed a canceled story line that might not have gone over very well with the audience. When WWE was in Chicago last year, they wanted to take a jab at the fans by having Barrett impersonate CM Punk, who had left the company. Management changed up the plans at the very last minute and do an alternate segment with Paul Heyman teasing the audience.
January 30, 2015
During his much talked about podcast interview with Colt Cabana, CM Punk revealed that he was up for the lead role of 12 Rounds Reloaded, but Randy Orton got the part instead. Those were not the only two wrestlers that were being considered by WWE at the time. John Cena was the first choice, as management wanted him to reprise his character from the first movie. It has now also been discovered that Chris Jericho turned down the role as well.
December 19, 2014
When word broke out that he was going to be doing a podcast interview with Chris Jericho, many were under the impression that Ryback was going to speak out on the allegations thrown at him by CM Punk. However, it appears that WWE advised him to scale back on the verbal assault. The Big Guy addressed the issues, but stated that he no longer takes it personal. He even wished Punk the best in his new pursuit to become a star in UFC.
December 19, 2014
When Chris Jericho had CM Punk on his podcast show, the latest UFC signing revealed his disdain towards certain individuals backstage in WWE. The former world heavyweight champion stated that he has lost some years from his life because of injuries sustained while working a program with Ryback, whom Punk claims is quite reckless in the ring. Jericho has announced that the big guy will be doing an interview this week, and he's expected to respond.
December 16, 2014