During a recent interview with The Troy Show, Alberto Del Rio was asked about the claims made by CM Punk towards the WWE medical department. Del Rio stated that he never had any issues with them personally, but he also stated that Punk would not lie about such things. Del Rio knows Punk better than fans who have never been around him for an extended period of time. He also teased that Punk could potentially end up in Lucha Underground.
March 8, 2015
After doing an autograph session over the weekend, CM Punk was made aware that some of the fans ended up taking the signed merchandise and put it up for sale online. That upset the former WWE Heavyweight Champion, stating that he was simply trying to do a nice thing for the fans but a few assholes end up ruining it for everyone. People have long criticized Punk for not being overly friendly, but things like these are the reasons behind that.
March 2, 2015
While he is steadfastly denying the rumors about him burying CM Punk in front of management during his tryout with WWE, Shawn Michaels did confess that he did not like the new UFC star. Michaels also revealed that the reason why he and Punk did not get along backstage is because the latter had a really bad attitude, which is something that many others have said about his backstage demeanor many times throughout the years.
February 16, 2015
As many of you have already heard, reports surfaced earlier this month that Shawn Michaels and Triple H were the ones that buried CM Punk in front of management backstage when the latter was doing a tryout for WWE. However, another name has surfaced within that group. It is being said that Arn Anderson was another person that was against Punk. The legendary Four Horsemen member has had backstage heat with Punk a couple of times.
February 16, 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
After losing public battles to CM Punk and Alberto Del Rio, WWE has decided to become a bit stricter with the wording of their contract. Management wants to ensure that the performers are unable to make a living after they leave the company, so there is now reportedly a new clause that prevents them from working in professional wrestling or UFC for an entire year if they are fired from WWE for disciplinary reasons. They also lose royalties as well.
January 1, 2015
Reports have surfaced that AJ Lee is not a very popular person backstage in WWE nowadays. The feeling is that she is essentially doing whatever she wants because she knows that the company needs her more than she needs them. AJ is said to be more than willing to walk away from the business. Some of the backstage heat towards the former divas champion also stems from the resentment that many in the company have towards CM Punk.
December 26, 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
During a recent interview with Rolling Stones, CM Punk discussed some of the issues that he had with WWE. He stated that a lack of communication from the company was one of the biggest reasons why he walked away. The former world heavyweight champion noted that the company was in Chicago for an episode of Monday Night Raw, and they did not bother to try to meet up with him to talk things out, even though he lived approximately eight minutes from the venue.
December 10, 2014