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Tony Khan Talks AEW Followers’ Response To CM Punk’s Return

Tony Khan Talks AEW Followers’ Response To CM Punk’s Return


CM Punk now has three matches beneath his belt since coming back from harm on June 17. After returning in his hometown of Chicago to an enormous pop, the two-time AEW World Champion wasn’t as warmly welcomed at “AEW Collision” and Forbidden Door in Toronto.

Throughout a latest look on “Busted Open,” co-host Mickie James requested AEW President Tony Khan if he was stunned by Punk’s reactions altering primarily based on the town.

“I wasn’t stunned about that in any respect provided that we have been in Canada and given among the issues that occurred within the lead-up to the present, specifically, for the reason that final time he wrestled,” Khan stated. “So I believe as we go on the street, we’ll get quite a lot of nice responses. However identical to a sports activities group, it relies on the place you are at. Some sports activities groups are actually widespread in house cities, after which after they go on the street, it relies upon. Undoubtedly, I assumed this was like a street recreation for him, and he did nice.”

Khan additionally famous that he is used to the thought of individuals getting totally different reactions primarily based on location due to his work within the soccer business. Trying ahead, although, Khan thinks that Punk advancing within the Owen Hart Cup event units up quite a lot of pleasure forward of this Saturday’s “Collision” with three different first-round matches together with Samoa Joe vs. Roderick Robust, Powerhouse Hobbs vs. Dustin Rhodes, and Ricky Starks vs. Juice Robinson. The remainder of the event will play out in Canada with the finals happening on the July 15 episode of “Collision.”

In the event you use any quotes from this text, please credit score “Busted Open” with a h/t to Wrestling Inc. for the transcription.



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