CM Punk has the Cheekiest Response for WWE Hall of Famer Mark Henry

Published 08/31/2020, 12:55 PM EDT


“Bullet” Bob Armstrong, pro wrestling legend and WWE Hall of Famer, passed away after battling bone cancer. The WWE Universe sent out their tributes. One such pro wrestler who sent his tribute was CM Punk.

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However, among all of this, CM Punk also gave a witty response to Mark Henry.

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CM Punk gives his tribute to Bob Armstrong

CM Punk took to social media to show what Bob Armstrong meant to him. He explained how fortunate he was to get to spend time with Bob Armstrong.

Bob Armstrong started his career back in 1960. He became famous for his signature move – Georgia Jawbreaker.

In fact, apart from the Georgia Jawbreaker, Armstrong was quite famous for his sleeper hold as well.

Even though he officially decided to retire from the ring in 1988, Bob Armstrong was still nvested in wrestling.

There was a time during the early 2000s when Armstrong teamed up with Dusty Rhodes and Larry Zbyszko. This continued to a point in 2019 wherein he continue to perform.

Not only was he a famed pro wrestler, but also a part of the U.S. Marine. Some of the biggest names that he had as his opponents in the ring were Ric Flair, Hulk Hogan, and Rowdy Roddy Piper.

“Bullet” Bob Armstrong left behind an entire legacy. All of his four sons continue to pursue a stream in the wrestling industry. One of his sons, Scott Armstrong, went onto becoming a famous referee. On the other hand, Brian went on to becoming a WWE Hall of Famer.

Bob Armstrong was included in the Hall of Fame in the year 2011. Alongside him, the others were Abdullah, Sunny, Jim Duggan, and Shawn Michaels.

Apart from CM Punk, others from the wrestling industry took to social media to express their condolences. Some of the notable names are Triple H, Mick Foley, Matt Hardy, and others.

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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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