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Drew McIntyre talks CM Punk’s return to wrestling

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Drew McIntyre gave his thoughts on CM Punk returning to pro wrestling by joining All Elite Wrestling.

The former WWE Champion did so while he was interviewed by Pro Wrestling Bits before SummerSlam last week.

Punk, who had a difficult departure from WWE, made his AEW debut on last Friday’s episode of Rampage. McIntyre was asked about Roman Reigns’ comments about Punk not being someone who moves the needle and Punk returning to wrestling.

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“No, if anything, it’s good for wrestling. That’s what I’m all about. I was outside the company between 2014 to 2017, working in the independents and with Impact, and just trying to make wrestling a healthier, better place, and it’s healthy right now. It’s an incredible place. Obviously, WWE is still at the top and leading the charge, and anything that can make it better, I’m all about it. So, yeah, if it makes a positive difference, it gets a thumbs up from me.”

You can listen to the entire interview by clicking on the player below (quotes can be found at the 24:55 mark):