Few days from now, CM Punk the former WWE superstar and longest reigned champion will be debuted in to the octagon for his UFC 203 fight against Mickey Gall on Saturday.
Carrlyn Bathe of The Wrestling Compadres Slamcast recently interviewed CM Punk and in the course of their discussion, the former WWE champion talked about so many things about himself as a superstar and a possible return to WWE. Punk said that he has made himself a role model for the younger talents to look unto and follow his footstep.
“Oh yeah, I own my name. I think a lot of young guys now, in the [professional] wrestling industry can take a page out of my book and you can say ‘no’ to people. They might not like it, but I was, somehow, I was CM Punk when I was 15 years old, wrestling in backyards in Mokena, Illinois, so I don’t know how it lasted this long. I don’t know how it lasted this long. I don’t know why. But, yeah, that’s what we’re going with.” He said.
More so, Punk agreed to the fact that he missed WWE when he said these words: “There [are] individuals that you see on a daily basis that, one day, I just stopped seeing.
There’s a quote in the movie Stand by Me, ‘friends go in and out of your life like the busboy at your local diner’ and that’s kind of life. Screws fall in and fall out and I’ve kept in touch with some genuine folks from there and there are some that, if I run into at an airport, I’d probably hug and say, ‘hey, how are you doing?’ and catch up real quick. But, yeah, there [are] definitely people and situations, those are memories. Those are all good memories, but the thought of going back there is like the thought of going to summer school. It’s like, you have nightmares about it.”