Paul Heyman Refers to CM Punk’s Infamous Backstage Incident to Embarrass a Reporter For Asking Roman Reigns About WWE’s Possible Sale to UFC’s Parent company

Reporter Nick Hausman asked Reigns about WWE’s potential sale. According to reports, WWE is in advanced talks with the UFC’s parent, Endeavor Group, for a sale. Heyman took over and used his wit to hit back at the reporter.

Reigns asked about WWE's sale

Reporter Nick Hausman asked Reigns about WWE’s potential sale during Reigns’ post-match press conference that he attended alongside Heyman.

Paul Heyman calls out the reporter

After Reigns stated he was oblivious to the recent reports, Paul Heyman called out the reporter for initiating trouble at press conferences.

Heyman refers to incident with CM Punk from 2022

 “…he knows he has a bad habit of asking bad question in press conferences,” Heyman said referring to an infamous incident involving one of his former collaborators, CM Punk in 2022.

CM Punk suspended in 2022

At the 2022 AEW All Out Media Scrum, CM Punk fired a series of insults against his colleagues, eventually resulting in his suspension from the company. 

Punk’s comments not well received

Punk’s comments about his former friend Colt Cabana, and fellow talents Hagman Page, The Young Bucks, and Kenny Omega weren’t well received. This resulted in a backstage brawl, resulting in the suspension of The Elite and Punk.

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