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CM Punk, Who Walked Out of WWE, Publicly Slams Ex-WWE Star For Hot Take on Sasha Banks Walking Out of WWE

Published 05/18/2022, 3:00 PM EDT

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Sasha Banks and Naomi created a buzz on the social media platform since they walked out from the recent Raw episode. In addition, reacting to that ex WWE star Matt Cardona expressed his views on Twitter.  

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Matt Cardona, expressing his views, said, “If I could go back in time… the night I was pushed off the stage in a wheelchair on RAW. I should have walked into Johnny Ace’s office… placed my neck brace on the table and walked out because I wasn’t being respected enough as Internet Champion.”


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As per reports, Sasha Banks and Naomi walked out due to creative differences and they left their Tag Team title and walked out from WWE. Referencing this, Cordona said his prior creative troubles in WWE. He should’ve gone straight to Johnny Ace’s office. Since he wasn’t being respected enough as Internet Champion. Adding to this, he said, he would have put his neck brace on the table and walked out.

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CM Punk, on the other hand, didn’t hold back in retaliating against Matt Cardona. Punk stated, If the former had stood up for himself back in the day, he would have stood up for Sasha Banks and Naomi now. The joke he made about the incident obviously annoyed Punk.

Why did Sasha Banks and Naomi walk out?

In the latest Raw episode, Sasha Banks and Naomi, the women’s tag team champions in WWE, walked out from the main event six-pack challenge match. The bout was for the number one contender for the Raw women’s championship. The match had Sasha Banks, Naomi, Becky Lynch, Nikki Ash, Asuka, and Doudrop. It was very clear that the winner of the bout will face WWE Raw’s women’s champion, Bianca Belair, in Hell in a cell.


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In addition, Banks was supposed to face Naomi in the bout. However, it was canceled. During the episode, Becky Lynch came and informed Adam Pierce that Banks and Naomi walked out and he can make her the official contender against Belair.


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Following their walkout, WWE replaced their main event with Becky Lynch vs. Asuka, with Asuka emerging victorious and becoming the number one championship contender for Belair in Hell in the Cell.


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As per the Frightful Select reports, Sasha Banks was particularly unhappy with the creative concepts for raw. She also met with Vince McMahon to express her dissatisfaction. Neither of them, however, was prepared to change their minds. Additionally, Banks and Naomi felt they weren’t being respected enough as tag team champions.

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Written by:

Adarsh Ojha


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Adarsh Ojha is a WWE and AEW Author at EssentiallySports. Before joining EssentiallySports, he gained valuable experience at Zee Entertainment and Awadh TV as a copywriter. An ardent fan of John Cena, Adarsh has earned his bachelor's degree in Broadcast and Communication.
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Vibhanshu Kumar