HOOK Didn't Know CM Punk Would Call Him Out, Wants To Make The Most Of Each Opportunity

On the October 6, 2021 episode of AEW Dynamite, CM Punk famously said, "Send HOOK" during a promo segment with Taz.

And the rest was history.

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"I didn't know that Punk was going to call me out, I was taken by surprise. It was crazy. It was wild," said HOOK in an interview with Mashable.

Though HOOK has been on television as part of Team Taz for over a year, he didn't make his in-ring debut until the December 10 episode of AEW Dynamite.

"The external pressure was outrageous," he said. "…I felt if I can make the most out of each opportunity that I had out there, that I could turn it into something that wasn't just a joke. It's weird being the subject of something like that because this is serious to me. This is my career. But at the same time, that internet is what is such a driving force in today's world."

HOOK is 4-0 in his AEW career with victories over Fuego Del Sol, Bear Bronson, Aaron Solo, and Serpentico.

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