Wrestling aficionado CM Punk is no stranger to controversy and once again finds himself at the center of attention following last night's AEW Collision event in Greensboro. As the show concluded, Punk didn't miss the opportunity to take a verbal swing at Adam Page, the "Real" World Champion.
In a scathing attack, Punk claimed that Adam Page's action figures remain on store shelves untouched, insinuating that Page isn't as popular as he thinks. The bold statement that he, CM Punk, is the real ratings puller and the cash generator for AEW, only added fuel to the fire.
While wrestling fans are accustomed to fierce rivalries and cutting promos, what's interesting about this altercation is the context. According to reputable sources like the Wrestling Observer, Punk's comments on Page weren't pre-planned or part of an ongoing storyline.
Surprisingly, there's also no indication of both stars working together in the immediate future.
Punk vs. Page: Brewing Tension?
Adam Page, the former world champion, was in Greensboro with the intent to shoot a promo scheduled to be broadcasted on the upcoming episode of Wednesday's Dynamite.
However, upon arrival at the Collision venue, he was informed that the segment would be filmed elsewhere, rather than the intended location. This isn't the first time Punk has targeted Page. Those familiar with AEW's history might recall the "Brawl Out Incident" from last year's ALL OUT pay-per-view, sparked by one of Punk's previous jibes at Page.
The animosity has only grown since, making any interaction between the two electrifyingly unpredictable. One might wonder about potential repercussions for Punk's latest comments. While there's a standing agreement between Punk and The Young Bucks to steer clear of negative public remarks towards each other, it seems Adam Page isn't covered by this pact, making him an easy target for Punk's often unfiltered tirades.
As the AEW universe continues to speculate on the real reasons behind Punk's verbal assault and whether this could hint at an unseen feud or upcoming clash, all eyes are now on Adam Page's response. Whatever the future holds for these two, the world of professional wrestling is guaranteed some electrifying moments. Stay tuned for the next chapter in this unfolding saga.
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