During the post-AEW Revolution media scrum, AEW star CM Punk commented on his love for Bret Hart, the influence he’s had on younger talent, and more.
You can check out some highlights from the scrum below:
On the influence he’s had on younger talent: “After my match, somebody came up to me, I don’t need to say who, and they said, ‘You’re going to hate me for saying this, but I do this because of you.’ I saw Straight Edge Society and I was blown away. I went to WrestleMania to watch you and Rey Mysterio. I’m in wrestling because of you. I didn’t know this particular individual got into wrestling because of me.”
On his love of Bret Hart: “I’ll put it to you like this. I love Bret Hart. His career was cut short and it’s a God damn tragedy because there are people that go over to Saudi Arabia and get paid millions of dollars and that should have been Bret. I feel super fortunate and grateful and appreciative that I got a second chance. I’d give it up in a heartbeat to give it to Bret, but I’m going to enjoy it. I just love that mother**ker so much. He’s the greatest. He was right. Bret Hart is always right.”