Just to give you an idea of how much name value CM Punk carries outside of professional wrestling, Dana White has revealed that he will be using a television series to find an opponent for when Punk makes his official UFC debut. White feels that Punk is so much of a draw that it makes sense for his company to put additional resources into everything that he is involved with.
December 4, 2015
In a sign that she is preparing for life after WWE some day, Lana recently revealed through social media that she has started working on several writing projects. A movie script and a television pilot are being written, in case Hollywood comes calling some day. She also noted that she was writing a book and potentially a comic book, a door which was recently opened when CM Punk transitioned from being a wrestler to working for Marvel.
October 17, 2015
MMA legend Don Frye is quite the opinionated person, and he proved that once again when asked about CM Punk trying to pursue a career in UFC. He stated that it cheapened the sport because the company is going to hand pick opponents for Punk. Frye said that it was more of a reality television show as opposed to the combat sport that he once thrived in.
July 11, 2015
A rather interesting thing took place at the ROH anniversary show on Sunday night. Jay Lethal cut a promo before defending the Television Championship against Alberto Del Rio. One of the things he said will probably not sit well with AJ Lee and CM Punk. Lethal stated that he was not someone that would take things that are handed down to him. He then pointed out that Punk was a guy that took a girl that he handed down.
March 3, 2015
While many are under the assumption that her days with the company are over and that she is going to be spending the rest of her time with CM Punk as he prepares for a career in UFC, AJ Lee decided to throw a wrench into that thinking last night. The longtime WWE diva was in attendance at Monday Night Raw. She was backstage with her wrestling gear and ready to go, but management opted against using her on television.
January 20, 2015
You can expect the rumor mills to be churning very soon, as WWE is set to write AJ Lee off of television. That will lead to a lot of speculations that she will be leaving the company to help her husband, CM Punk, focus on his new career in UFC. In actuality, though, the move is being done because AJ is injured and needs the time off. A big injury angle could be taking place soon, in order to generate even more heat for Nikki Bella and Brie Bella.
December 25, 2014
For WWE stars, the ability to handle the media can play a pivotal role in how far you get in the company. A former reality television star ended up as the world heavyweight champion once because he is beyond gifted with public appearances. Seth Rollins has recently been praised by those backstage for how he handled questions during an interview regarding CM Punk. Rollins stated that the locker room would accept Punk if he ever decided to return.
December 20, 2014