Darby Allin Reveals What He’s Learnt from CM Punk Ahead of Their Match at AEW All Out 2021

Published 09/04/2021, 10:47 AM EDT


AEW pro-wrestler Darby Allin is due to face CM Punk at AEW All Out: September 5th, 2021. However, Punk has had some amount of influence on Allin as a pro-wrestler.

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During Allin’s conversation with TV Insider, he revealed he learnt to be himself from Punk. According to him, CM Punk doesn’t change himself based on what others expect out of him, and Darby Allin plans on doing the same.

“If there is anything I took from CM Punk, it was being yourself is good enough. You don’t have to change who you are based on everyone else’s expectations of who you are. It is going to be a very special moment being there on Sunday with him.”

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It’ll be interesting to watch Darby Allin face the man who has influenced him in a huge way during his pro-wrestler journey. Who do you think walks away as the victor?

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Darby Allin didn’t know he would be CM Punk’s first challenger

Prior to Punk’s debut, he did not know who Punk would challenge on his first day. However, it was on the day that he got to know that he would be Punk’s first opponent.

“It was that day [of his debut during the “First Dance” episode of Rampage]. I knew right then and there I needed to do what I’ve always been doing since I came to AEW — that’s to continue proving people wrong. When I heard the news, I knew it was go-time. A lot of people watching aren’t familiar with me. I want to show them why I need to be in that spot. It’s go-time. Let’s get to work.” H/t TV Insider

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Darby Allin believes that being chosen as CM Punk’s first challenger is a validation of all the hard work he has put in through his AEW career. Moreover, he claims that this gives him the opportunity to show others he will do things nobody else is.

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Hence, he’s preparing to give the AEW Universe a wild match on AEW All Out against CM Punk and push the storyline further.

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Shuvangi Sen Chaudhury

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Shuvangi is a senior WWE and AEW author at EssentiallySports. She has over 1000 published WWE articles and also has experience in content operations with Forbes. Having completed her undergraduation from Royal Holloway, University of London, Shuvangi is closely aligned to the fitness industry, having amateur skills levels in tennis and basketball while rowing at a regatta level.

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