Following his closely anticipated AEW debut at Friday’s Rampage present, CM Punk returned to the ring Wednesday night throughout AEW Dynamite. While answering a number of questions from Tony Schiavone, Punk teased the return of fellow ex-WWE star Daniel Bryan.
It was beforehand reported that former WWE star Bryan had signed with AEW. While the rumor has but to be confirmed by Bryan, Punk’s remarks on Dynamite recommend that the chief of the Yes Movement could make his return to the ring quickly.
When requested by Schiavone what made him return to the ring, Punk credited it to lots of the rising stars on the AEW roster, together with Darby Allin, who he’s set to face at All Out in September. Punk insisted that following his hiatus from the ring, the query at All Out can be if he nonetheless has it. In response, the gang erupted right into a match of “Yes!” chants. This prompted Punk to say, “That’s somebody else’s schtick and you might need to be a little bit more patient.” Fans of the game know that the victorious “Yes!” chant is a big a part of Bryan’s model. With the rumors of Bryan’s AEW signing, many are taking Punk’s remark as affirmation that Bryan will make his AEW debut quickly. According to earlier studies, Bryan’s AEW debut has been scheduled for September 22 at AEW Dynamite: Grand Slam in Queens, New York.
Bryan has been a member of the WWE roster for roughly 11 years. In what seems to be Bryan’s last run with the corporate, Bryan was concerned in a feud with Roman Reigns, which resulted in a championship match that additionally put Bryan’s Smackdown profession on the road. Bryan misplaced this match in April, forcing him off of the blue model. Not lengthy after this match, it was initially reported that Bryan’s contract with WWE had expired.
With cuts WWE has made to their roster, many followers are hoping to see a number of the stars make an look at an organization like AEW. Among them are former WWE star Bray Wyatt, who the corporate introduced they’d parted methods with a short while in the past. In WWE, Wyatt and Bryan had a longstanding feud that has the potential to be explored a bit additional ought to each males make an AEW run.
Before CM Punk returned to the ring, there have been numerous references to the straight-edge star. If AEW plans to construct up Bryan’s return, it is unlikely that Punk’s remark would be the final reference to Bryan’s televised debut.