CM Punk Celebrates Sting’s Last Match With Their AEW Snapshot

Published 03/03/2024, 5:50 PM EST

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Social media for wrestling fans is flooded with Sting. The wrestling legend’s final match is happening tonight in the Greensboro Coliseum Complex. The Stinger will be defending the AEW Tag Team Championship against Young Bucks with his partner Darby Allin. Not only stars from Tony Khan’s promotion, but other wrestling personalities are also wishing Sting a happy farewell match.

One of the stars who is on his side today is CM Punk. Having worked with the WCW legend before, “The Best in the World” has a message for his ex-colleague on his last day as an in-ring performer.

CM Punk supports his former colleague


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After almost four decades of wrestling, Sting’s career is finally coming to an end. Despite a career-threatening injury, the 64-year-old came back to the ring and joined Tony Khan’s promotion in 2021. Now, after an extended run of three years, the legend’s career is coming to an end at AEW Revolution.

Having shared the same workplace for some months, Punk was acquainted with Sting and even shared some moments with him. He shared a picture with him in the ring on his Instagram story as a tribute and wrote two words.


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With the wholesome picture in the background, CM Punk wrote in his story, “Respect“. There was another spaciously placed word that read, “Grateful“.

With the help of these two words, “The Best in the World” was able to convey the message about what he feels for the wrestling legend after knowing him professionally. The majority of the fans watching Sting’s retirement match would also feel the two words, as several of them have grown up watching him wrestle.

Another WWE legend voiced his opinion about Sting recently, a few days before his final match in the wrestling industry.


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Sting receives praise from another WWE legend

2-time WWE Hall of Famer Booker T sat down in his ‘Hall of Fame’ podcast recently and talked about the upcoming AEW PPV. He began by talking about how Sting is a humble person. Booker T further added that there are not many people who have something bad to say about the 64-year-old.

He further praised both Stinger and his current tag team partner in AEW for the ongoing wrestling run. Through words, Booker T showed his respect and appreciation for the ex-WWE superstar.


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Stay tuned for more updates on Sting’s final match.


Written by:

Kaif Ali


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Kaif Ali is a pro wrestling writer at EssentiallySports and a massive WWE enthusiast. Currently pursuing an English degree, Kaif has started his career off strong, having written 1000+ articles at ES. As a huge Dwayne Johnson and John Cena stan, he loves covering their antics both on and off the small screen.
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