A story at RadarOnline interviewing Tommy Dreamer reports that Dreamer saved Punk's job twice. Dreamer notes in the interview that when he worked in the WWE Talent Relations department he had to fight for Punk's job on two separate occasions and noted,
"He had little-to-no chance of ever making it in the WWE -- he wasn't their type of guy." Dreamer said. “I saved his job two times when he was about to be let go — I was saying, ‘Ya gotta keep this kid, ya gotta keep this kid."
The article also noted that he strangest thing he was ever asked to autograph was a baby, which he refused to do.