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Bobby Lashley Confirms Some People Were ‘Very Against’ CM Punk’s WWE Return

December 6, 2023 | Posted by Joseph Lee
CM Punk Image Credit: WWE

In an interview with Steve Fall of WrestlingNewsCo (via F4WOnline), Bobby Lashley confirmed rumors that there were some people in WWE who were ‘very against’ the idea of CM Punk returning. Punk came back at Survivor Series and is set to appear on the next episodes of Smackdown and RAW. Here are highlights:

On some people being against Punk’s return: “I spoke with some of the guys that know him, (and I) got mixed feelings. Some people were very against it, some people were, ‘You know, whatever.’ But it’s the land of opportunity. So, if he comes back and he helps out the show, that’s the business side of it.”

On his own “issue” with Punk: “I don’t really know Punk too personally and when I was fighting, he went to UFC, I put my money on him so he does owe me a little bit of money. Twice! I was like, ‘No, he can do it, come on!'”

On Punk earning his spot in WWE: “I understand he has a big name, he’s coming back and he’s going to do some big numbers, but I hope they make him kind of work for some of the stuff. I hope they give him an opportunity to kind of prove his loyalty to the business and some of the people in there just to let everybody know, some of the naysayers, some of the people that aren’t too happy about him being there. I hope he has his opportunity to work his way back up to the top and not just given everything because he negotiated a good contract that allowed him to do that.”

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