Eric Bischoff has praised Tony Khan for terminating CM Punk’s contract, noting that the AEW President ultimately did the right thing.
Bischoff has been a staunch critic of Punk, calling him a financial flop and an overrated star. Easy-E tweeted,
“Just heard the news. In my opinion, @TonyKhan made the right call. A tough one, but the right one. #Respect”
— Eric Bischoff (@EBischoff) September 2, 2023
In other CM Punk-AEW firing news, there are already betting lines on a potential WWE return for the former AEW World Champion.
Bet Online has set a betting line on whether Punk will return to WWE before WrestleMania 40.
You can check out the early betting odds below:
Will CM Punk join the WWE before WrestleMania 40?
Yes +400 (4/1)
No -600 (1/6)
Currently, the odds heavily favor Punk making a return to WWE before WrestleMania 40, which is scheduled for April 6 and 7, 2024 at Lincoln Financial Field in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
Punk unceremoniously left WWE in 2014 and remained retired for over seven years before making his AEW return in August 2021.
It remains to be seen what’s next for Punk in the world of professional wrestling.