AEW's CM Punk Interested In Working In NJPW
Could Punk walk through the Forbidden Door?
CM Punk has indicated he would be interested in walking through the Forbidden Door and wrestling in New Japan Pro Wrestling in the future.
Punk has competed three times since making his long-anticipated return to wrestling in AEW, facing and beating Darby Allin in his first official match in over seven years, while also defeating Powerhouse Hobbs and Daniel Garcia.
With so many talent from AEW and NJPW walking through the Forbidden Door, Punk is also open to the idea of doing so, should the right opportunity come up.
Speaking on The Rich Eisen Show, Punk said: "I’m both feet in on AEW, but I know a bunch of New Japan guys wind up coming over and wrestling on AEW Dynamite and Rampage. I’m not adverse to the idea, but I know they’re in the throws of their G1 and stuff like that, so I don’t know if they can spare the guys.
"And I think because of the pandemic, you don’t see a whole lot of travel from America to Japan. I definitely think you’d have to do a hard quarantine once you got to Japan, and I just don’t think that’s a viable option at this point.
"I gotta do that when I kick acting gigs, and that’s hard enough. To be in Japan for two weeks sitting in a hotel, I’d probably lose my mind. But I’m for sure interested."