Celebrity announcement: CM Punk to appear at AEW Collision and more summer shows

Editorial Mediotiempo

Mexico City / 01.06.2023 18:45:39

Tony Khan, Chairman of All Elite Wrestling (AEW), has confirmed during the broadcast of the last episode of AEW Dynamite than CM Punk will be part of the premiere of AEW Collision, an event that will take place on June 17.

This official announcement puts an end to the long-circulating rumors about his participation in this company.

CM Punk back to those involved

After this confirmation, the company has taken the opportunity to announce the participation of CM Punk in more AEW Collision shows which will take place during the summer.

The first confirmed date after this is the August 12th, at the Greensboro Coliseum Complex in Greensboro, North Carolina. Tickets for this show will be on sale from June 9.

It is strategic move by Tony Khan could help boost ticket sales. Although AEW has achieved great sales records in upcoming PPV shows, such as AEW x NJPW Forbidden Door y AEW All In: London, the weekly shows are not getting the same numbers as last year. Announce the participation of CM Punk at various shows before his comeback could attract more fans.

Why hadn’t CM Punk fought?

It is important to remember that CM Punk has stayed away from television since AEW All Out, event remembered for the altercation between Punk, Ace Steel, the members of The Elite and other backstage workers, after the former champion went public with his relationship with Colt Cabana during a Press conference.

Undoubtedly, the inclusion of CM Punk at AEW Collision and other summer shows generates great anticipation among fans and can boost the popularity and success of the company in the next events.