BLEACHER REPORT: CM Punk Returns to WWE Programming on ‘Backstage’


CM PUNK AS WWE CHAMPIONAfter nearly six years away from the company, CM Punk‘s hiatus came to an end Tuesday when he made his official return to WWE programming on WWE Backstage

Punk hadn’t been seen in WWE since competing in the 2014 Royal Rumble match, but recent developments generated some hope among fans that he would return to the fold.

Most notably, Punk admitted to auditioning for a role on Fox’s WWE Backstage show alongside Renee Young and Booker T. Punk noted at the time that his negotiations were with Fox and not WWE, however.

When Punk left WWE in 2014, he was injured and frustrated. During an appearance on the Art of Wrestling with Colt Cabana (warning: NSFW language), Punk said he was working through a staph infection and spoke ill of WWE physician Dr. Chris Amann… Read More HERE

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