Mark Henry Explains Why He Feels AEW Is Perfect Fit For CM Punk

WWE AEW MMA Other |By Matt Boone |Sat, July 20, 2019 - 3:16PM EDT
Mark Henry Talks CM Punk/AEW Rumors On 'Busted Open Radio'

Mark Henry recently sounded off on recent CM Punk / All Elite Wrestling (AEW) rumors on his Sirius-XM radio program, Busted Open Radio.

On the latest episode of the show, the WWE Hall of Famer discussed the CM Punk Starrcast announcement, claiming that this appearance could be the potential stepping stone that could bring Punk back into professional wrestling.

"The Punk side of this, you know sometimes you get bitter. Have you ever been screwed over? Have you been disrespected and taken for granted? Has anybody ever looked you at you in your face and said ‘Hey this is what’s going to happen,’ and then something completely different happens? That’s what he’s saying happened to him, and maybe we’re giving him too raw a deal. Maybe he needs to be able to come to grips with it himself before we cast judgement on him for abandoning what we love."

Henry continued, discussing how All Elite Wrestling would actually be a perfect fit for Punk, since it includes all of the aspects he's always asked for.

"I think that [All Elite Wrestling] is tailor-made. It’s like, here you go, you wanted a platform, you wanted an equal footing with the marketing and the management, and the ownership, here’s equal footing. You get to have a conversation, and not only do you have the conversation, if you come up with ideas and stuff, you get credit for those ideas. You get more time, and if you deserve to be in the main event, then you deserve to be in the main event regardless of what else is going on. Sometimes you want to be put first, that’s the way it is in business: when you’re at the top of the game, you want to be put first."

Check out more from Mark Henry below.

(H/T to WrestleZone.com for transcribing the above Mark Henry quotes)

More WWE & AEW News

* New 7'3'' Giant Makes WWE Debut At Live Event (Photos)
* Balor-Wyatt SummerSlam Match Off?, Update On Balor's WWE Status
* Report: Eric Bischoff To Have NO Creative Input In New SD! Live Role?!?
* GIANT List Of Confirmed & Rumored Returns / Surprises For RAW Reunion
* Report: Kevin Owens Doing Unscripted Promos On WWE TV In Recent Weeks
* CM Punk/Starrcast 3: Rumors Of AEW Debut At All Out PPV (Updated)
* Report: FS1 To Debut New NXT Show Head-To-Head Against AEW On TNT
* Io Shirai Shows Off Her Completely New Look (Photo Gallery)
* Nikki Bella Confirms New Boyfriend In "Racy" New Video
* AEW Clears JR For RAW Reunion, But He Turns Down Vince's Personal Offer
* Backstage Update On Alexa Bliss P*ssed Off By WWE Fan Chants At RAW

eWrestling.com Social Media Interaction

* Follow eWrestling head writer Matt Boone on Twitter @MattBoone1984
* Follow the official eWrestling account on Twitter @eWrestlingCOM
* Follow the official eWrestling Facebook page at Facebook.com/eWrestlingCOM
* Chat with other fans about this article in the official eWrestling Disqus feed below, or at Disqus.com/home/forums/http-ewrestling-com