AEW Superstar opens up about his backstage conversation with CM Punk and how he is inspired by the AEW World Champion.
CM Punk is one of the most popular wrestlers in the arena of All Elite Wrestling. The wrestler made his debut in the company the previous year. He made his debut at AEW All Out pay-per-view against Darby Allin at Chicago’s NOW Arena. Even though the wrestler is not much liked by some others like Eddie Kingston and Hangman Page, Punk owns a good number of good wishers in the ring. There are many out there in the arena of AEW who like to see Punk doing well and also praise him for the influence he’s brought to the AEW locker room.
One of such well-wishing wrestlers on the part of CM Punk is ‘Platinum’ Max Caster. Best known as one half of The Acclaimed, Caster has wrestled Punk recently in an episode of ‘AEW Dynamite.’ The wrestler is well known for his raps as the group makes his entrance. Caster recently spoke about the backstage conversation he had with CM Punk. Speaking to Marc Raimondi of ESPN, Max said that it was his first encounter with the wrestler backstage. The wrestler made a return to AEW after a controversial rap in the summer of 2021, that has meant the most to him.
AEW Superstar opens up about his backstage conversation with CM Punk
Briefing about the conversation the comeback wrestler said that it was his first day in AEW post his comeback from suspension. ‘Oh gosh, everyone hates me,’ the wrestler thought to himself. He said that CM Punk passed by him in the hallway and greeted Max. That greeting made Max understand the stature of CM Punk. “He was educated on who was on the roster from top to bottom,” said Caster.
The budding star of AEW also explained the importance of the interaction between him and CM Punk. Caster said that he was nervous due to the presence of Punk. Caster also complimented Punk saying that he finds him as his hero. He further said that a ‘Hello’ from the wrestler of the stature of CM Punk has had a huge impact on his career.
“I was just nervous that CM Punk was here,” Caster said. “He’s a hero of mine, he is. For him to say, ‘Hello’ is huge,” briefed ‘Platinum’ on the interview.
Punk will challenge Hangman Page for the AEW World Championship at AEW Double or Nothing. He will be looking forward to adding more accolades to his arsenal.