CM Punk has reportedly had talks with All Elite Wrestling (AEW) and could be returning to professional wrestling after leaving WWE seven years ago.

First reported by Fightful Select through their Patreon subscription, Punk has had “ongoing conversations” with AEW. Cultaholic notes from the report that there’s no confirmation about an official deal being made and, “Other companies are also reportedly interested in signing Punk as an in-ring performer but no ‘specific offers or overtures’ have been made. WWE management also believe Punk is AEW bound.”

The news on Punk is just the latest buzz around a high-profile wrestler potentially heading to AEW. Days ago, reports began circulating via Dave Meltzer that Daniel Bryan could also head to AEW.

The Punk report caused wrestling Twitter to explode, with “CM Punk” being the number three trending topic in the United States, as of publishing. Here are some notable reactions.

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