Why WWE’s Triple H Believes CM Punk Is A ‘Wonderful Employee’

2 months ago

CM Punk has been a polarizing figure in the pro wrestling industry, and his previous runs in WWE and AEW ended in messy confrontations. However, it appears that Punk is a changed man, at least in the eyes of WWE CCO Paul “Triple H” Levesque.

Ahead of WrestleMania 40, Levesque spoke to WWE’s Megan Morant, and admitted that the Punk he is seeing now is different from the one that left WWE in 2014.

“And I can say this about CM Punk, this is a completely different CM Punk than he was when he left, and it’s been all for the positive. He has been nothing but a wonderful employee, and nothing but a wonderful addition to the team,” said Triple H. “It has been so refreshing, in a way, working with him, that we’ve been keeping him a part of everything, even while he’s out injured. So it’s been great.”

He also detailed his conversation with WWE President Nick Khan before signing Punk and aired his concerns to him. “The Game” stated that he wasn’t sure Punk would sign even a few weeks before Survivor Series 2023 as they hadn’t had any conversations.

“As we got closer to the event, there was a couple of conversations that happened between Punk and Nick Khan. Nick had said to me, ‘Hey, would you be opposed to me having a conversation and just seeing where it goes?’ And I was like, ‘No, look, I have no issues there. Just my concern would just be, what’s the fit?'”…Read more by Nishant Jayaram


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