CM Punk’s Anticipated Return to Next Week’s WWE Raw Stirs Memories of Major Past Defeat and Departure

Published 12/04/2023, 11:20 PM EST

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The mother of all coincidences! This saying might just be a 5-word sentence for a few, but a recent scenario, including CM Punk, proves this as a true phenomenon. Well, Punk is announced for next week’s Raw, and there is an interesting history behind the venue. So what is that? Let’s dive deeper.

CM Punk and his history with Cleveland

WWE is going to organize next week’s Raw at the Quicken Loans Arena in Cleveland, Ohio. For those who are not aware, this was the same arena where he walked out of Raw in January 2014. It was interesting that it took him almost 10 years to come back to his old company.


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Moreover, this was the same arena where Punk tasted a devastating UFC defeat in his debut against Mickey Gall at UFC 293 in September 2016. Leaving so many dark memories behind, Punk is yet again set to make his presence known to WWE fans. The Chicago-based star will remain hopeful he can let go of all the painful memories he has amassed and start afresh in a new chapter in his storied career.


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Significantly, this is an ironic situation. With his appearance being official for next week, it is certain that Punk will entertain the WWE fans for a very long time now. On top of that, Punk is also official to appear on the forthcoming Royal Rumble PLE. With the road to WrestleMania being on the horizon, Punk’s fate will be interesting to anticipate. However, there is a unique clause added to the contract of Cm Punk.

A new clause in the contract of CM Punk

CM Punk came back to the WWE and was served with a several-year contract, but little did he know that a new clause was going to be included all of a sudden. So, Punk’s deal with the WWE also includes a behavior clause, which might sound new to many. But it might be implemented considering Punk’s past tensions with a few of the big names in the WWE locker room.


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Moreover, his recent AEW controversy might have been a matter of consideration as well. However, it was recently circulated that Punk was seen greeting numerous WWE stars backstage in a humble manner. With all that being implemented, it will be interesting to see how things shape for the best in the world.

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Akchhat Bachheti


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Discussing what I witnessed on every episode of Raw with all my friends was what initially kept me connected with WWE. While everyone around me was gushing over John Cena, I was the only one rooting for 'The Best in the World' CM Punk. The best day was when my hero stood tall against theirs at the 2011 Money in the Bank PLE.
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Amal Joyce