CM Punk has been in the headlines for the past month, losing, then winning, then being forced out of the AEW World Championship after sustaining an injury and participating in a backstage altercation with other wrestlers. The behind-the-scenes issues stemmed from Punk’s comments during the post-All Out media melee, where he unleashed a tirade against Colt Cabana, Adam Page and AEW’s EVPS, leading to a fight between Punk, Ace Steel, the Young Bucks and Kenny Omega. While Punk’s future in both AEW and wrestling remains unknown, WWE Hall of Famer Mick Foley has a suggestion for him if he finds himself in the business.
“I’m setting the table right now,” Foley said on a recent episode of “Foley is Pod.” “CM Punk run by Frank the Clown. It’s money bro.”
Frank the Clown is a freelance professional wrestling manager and is in a relationship with Mick’s daughter, Noelle. Frank’s biggest accomplishment to date in wrestling is a challenge for the GCW World Championship on September 4, 2021, against then-champion Matt Cardona at GCW The Art of War Games. Cardona retained the title in 11 seconds before facing Jon Moxley in the main event for the title, which he lost to Moxley in under two minutes.
Punk once had a manager – during his WWE career he was joined for a time by Paul Heyman, who is currently a special advisor to undisputed WWE Universal Champion Roman Reigns. Heyman eventually turned on Punk at Money in the Bank 2013, leading to a match between Punk and Heyman’s former client Brock Lesnar at SummerSlam.
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