As heard above, CM Punk appeared on ESPN's Russillo & Kanell Show today and commented on Daniel Bryan retiring from the ring. Punk said living is more important than "silly pro wrestling" and he's just glad Bryan is alive. Punk said it sucks Bryan can't do what he loves to do but he will find something else.
In regards to if Punk will ever return to pro wrestling in any capacity, for WWE or another group, he said:
"No, I don't think so. But it is one of those "never say never" things. I like to cover all my bases, just so some internet dweeb is going to be like, 'you said you'd never wrestle again!' But WWE? No. Absolutely not. But you never know, I could pop up here and there. Let me explain that to you even better... it's not going to even be televised, it's going to be me in a ninja f--king outfit wrestling one of my buddies and nobody's ever going to know. It's going to be very 'Monty Python' so to speak."