wrestling / News

Tony Khan Says Investigation Regarding CM Punk & Jack Perry Is Still Ongoing, Hopes to Have Answer on Punk’s Status for All Out by Sunday

August 31, 2023 | Posted by Jeffrey Harris
CM Punk AEW x NJPW Forbidden Door Image Credit: AEW

– During today’s media conference call for AEW All Out, AEW President and CEO Tony Khan was asked about the backstage incident between CM Punk and Jack Perry at AEW All In London. Khan stated that the incident is still being investigated and couldn’t comment further. Below are some highlights (via Fightful):

Tony Khan on the ongoing investigation into the CM Punk & Jack Perry incident: “We’re still continuing to investigate an incident that happened before All In, I can’t comment any further about it at this time. I appreciate you asking. If I could say more at this moment, I would. I’m still looking into some things. I promise, I’ve always done my best to be honest with the fans. In this situation, I’m doing my best to be honest about what’s happening and have been looking into this. We’ll get back to you as soon as we possibly can, I promise.”

On if fans will get an answer regarding the status of CM Punk at AEW All Out by Sunday: “That is my goal. I promise, that is what I hope, that we have a resolution. I don’t expect a full resolution, but I at least expect more information by then. I’m going to keep working on it. It’s a challenging situation to say the least and not something I was hoping to be dealing with.”

You can read more on what happened backstage at AEW All In London last Sunday HERE. AEW All Out is scheduled for Sunday, September 3 at the United Center. The event is being held in CM Punk’s hometown of Chicago, Illinois. It will be broadcast live on pay-per-view.

The live edition of AEW Collision on Saturday, September 2 is also being held at the United Center in Chicago. The show will be broadcast live on TNT at 8:00 pm EST.