On the Mat Men Pro Wrestling Podcast, Andrew Zarian talked about Daniel Bryan and CM Punk joining AEW. Bryan has reportedly signed with the promotion while Punk has been in talks with AEW.
During it, he talked about how WWE’s TV network partners aren’t thrilled about AEW getting the two stars.
“WWE’s network partners are shocked AEW is pulling off the CM Punk deal…the partners are shocked because they are not big wrestling fans. They only know names and when they hear a name like that [thay wonder] why would they let him go? They don’t really know the inter-workings [and] of course, they are shocked. There’s a lot of stuff going on with the partners…”
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