CM Punk has recently made the call on his brand allegiance, and it’s official – he’s chosen Raw. The wrestling icon revealed his decision on the December 11 edition of Raw, marking his weekly home as of that date.
Punk’s journey to this announcement included appearances on SmackDown and the NXT Deadline PLE, creating an air of anticipation leading up to the Raw revelation. The decision-making process involved weighing deals from various general managers across brands, culminating in Punk’s commitment to Raw.
Jan 27, 2014: CM Punk walks out of WWE.
Jan 27, 2024: CM Punk wins the Royal Rumble.
Ten years exactly.
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— Wrestle Features (@WrestleFeatures) December 12, 2023
Shortly after declaring his brand affiliation, Punk found himself in a heated exchange with World Heavyweight Champion Seth ‘Freakin’ Rollins, who expressed his displeasure with Punk’s presence. Undeterred, Punk swiftly responded with a concise declaration.
But that’s not all; Punk dropped a bombshell by revealing his intention to enter the 2024 Royal Rumble, setting the stage for a potential showdown with Rollins for the coveted gold. Punk becomes the second confirmed entrant, following Cody Rhodes’ earlier declaration.
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Punk’s return to WWE at Survivor Series: WarGames has been nothing short of headline-worthy, with appearances on RAW, SmackDown, and NXT Deadline as he deliberated on his brand destination. The excitement reached new heights as Punk announced his participation in a WWE live event on 12/26 at Madison Square Garden, where he is slated to face Dominik Mysterio.