CM Punk recently spoke with the UK Sun about the possibility of working with The Rock. Here are the highlights…
On Working With The Rock: "Anybody that doesn't want to wrestle The Rock is pretty foolish," Punk said. "He's not around a lot, so to get an opportunity to wrestle him, it's a slim chance. I might have a shot at him at the Royal Rumble if I get past John Cena, and that right now is my goal. The Rumble is a while away, but hopefully I stay the champ until then."
On Rock's Part Time Schedule: "Rock being back, I guess, puts a lot of eyes on our product," said Punk, "In that respect it's a good thing. I have a lot of pride in what I do, and I'm proud of the WWE, and their superstars and divas that are on the road 365 days a year. It's a very cold business, it's a very ‘what have you done for me lately?' business. When somebody walks in and gets afforded opportunities that people are in line for and people are busting their ass for, you're damn right I'm going to get pissed off about it. It's only logical; it isn't sour grapes. It isn't whining. It's a fact. I said it, I was vocal about it. I said it to his face. That's just the kind of guy I am. Listen, if I disappear for 5-8 years and I come back, I only hope there is someone as angry and as hungry, with a chip on their shoulder, just like me, to tell me the same thing: 'Hey, I can do everything you're doing, and I'm doing it every day.'"
On His DVD: "I definitely had the last say in what matches went on there. When I saw the story and how it edited together, I wanted to pick matches that accentuate that story. I watched it with a couple of friends of mine. It's pretty bizarre; it's like I'm at my own funeral. It's all these people I love and respect on there talking about me and seeing my entire career on a WWE DVD. It's surreal."