CM Punk: Hangman Page Is A Peg Warmer, Unlike Me, Who Moves Merchandise, Pops Ratings, And Sells Toys

CM Punk cuts a promo after AEW Collision.

CM Punk competed in the main event of AEW Collision, teaming with FTR (Dax Harwood & Cash Wheeler) in a loss to House of Black (Buddy Matthews, Malakai Black, & Brody King) in an AEW Trios Title bout. Punk was choked out by Samoa Joe in the crowd during the match, but recovered enough to cut a promo after the show went off the air.

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In his promo, Punk took aim at Hangman Page.

"Carolina is Hangman country [referencing a sign in the crowd]. Earlier today, I went to a local supermarket and I figured out why the call him Hangman. It's because the pegs in the toy aisle are full of Hangman action figures because nobody wants to buy them. He's a peg warmer, unlike me, who moves merchandise, pops ratings, sells toys. You got everybody in AEW saying, 'I'm the heart, I'm the soul, I'm the spirit.' Well, that's objective [subjective], what's a fact is the people who say that certainly aren't the chin of AEW because the lights go out faster than...what? GTS, Go To Sleep, I don't know what I'm trying to do. I got rocked too. I told the House of Black, 'no chops,' and they chopped me, so I'm very mad," he said.

Punk and Hangman feuded going into AEW Double or Nothing 2022, where any relationship they had soured after a promo by Page where he brought up "worker's rights" in reference to Punk allegedly trying to get Colt Cabana fired from AEW. Punk was also upset with how their match went because Page chopped him in the mouth, which Punk thought might be on purpose.

You can learn more about the history between Punk and Page by clicking here.

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