Yes, the response to that funny photo of CM Punk on a milk carton was incredible. While I respect everybody's opinion – as long as it is given in a respectful way, I have to disagree with those out there who find great fault in Punk's simply walk away. I am kind of like a ghost that drifts in and out of WWE, but in my past three years of drifting, I have never been to a WWE event where Punk was not in considerable pain. Ice packs, heating pads, and visits to the trainer were as much a part of his daily routine as eating. sleeping, and wrestling. Performing at that level, in that degree of pain was only possible when accompanied by the passion that turned an unlikely Indy kid into one of the greatest WWE superstars of his generation. Once that passions gone, then so are all of the things that made him great. I know what it feels like to go through the motions, and to do what needs to be done solely for the paycheck. It's not pretty – and though I have not talked to Punk since the night before he left, I have to believe he has too much respect for what he does to let people see him going through the motions. If or when that day comes when CM punk returns to WWE, I hope it's with that same passion that made so many of you care about him to begin with.
Got a news tip or correction? Send it to us by clicking here.
Short URL: http://goo.gl/ml0B9U
Mattel WWE Q&A, Bill Apter's Wrestling Book Selling Well, Chikara Available On Service, More
Chris Jericho Congratulates Matt Hardy, Summer Rae Is On A Mission, WWE RAW Twitter TV Ratings
Jim Ross Blogs About Bound For Glory, What TNA Did Wrong, Possible Opponent For Brock Lesnar, More
Pete Gas Talks About Shane McMahon Returning To WWE, His Favorite Moment, Splitting The Posse
Edge On Starring As Atom Smasher On CW's The Flash, How Stephen Amell Did At WWE SummerSlam
WWE Hall Of Famer Turns 80, Former WWE Star At RAW (Photo), The Rock M&F Preview, Aloisia On TV
ROH Star Backstage At WWE, Becky Lynch Talks Paige Vs. Natalya And More, New WWE Legends Jackets
WWE Monday Night RAW Results - John Cena Defends, Brock Lesnar - Big Show, Team BAD, Kane, More
TNA Bound For Glory Results - New Champion Crowned, Ultimate X, Kurt Angle, Knockouts, More
Backstage Notes On John Cena's Time Off And Return, Speculation On WWE Pushing Dean Ambrose
Former TNA Star Says He's Talking With WWE
CM Punk Calls Susan G. Komen "A Scam", Brock Lesnar, "Cryptic" Message From Adam Rose