Kevin Nash weighs in on CM Punk's media scrum comments.
CM Punk infamously said during the AEW All Out media scrum that he is old, tired, and has to work with children. He said a lot more during his scrum as he took aim at Kenny Omega, the Young Bucks, Hangman Page, and Colt Cabana. His comments led to an altercation involving Punk, Ace Steel, and the Elite. All parties are currently suspended.
Kevin Nash, who feuded with Punk in 2011, gave his thoughts on the ordeal.
"At 42 years old, Phil is tired. He's tired. He's beat up. I was in the ring at 55 when he was cutting the promo on me, 'click click, I can hear your knees. Lol, I thought you were dead.' That motherfucker is cutting that promo on me and he sits there at 42-years-old, I guess in retrospect, when I thought about it, oh no, he didn't lose his shit, that's toxic fucking shock. He didn't pull his tampon out. He's fucking got toxic shock syndrome. I thought about it, googled him, forty fucking two. Dude didn't wrestle for ten fucking years. It's like a 75 El Dorado with 102 miles on it. Motherfucker, don't tell me you're tired. Don't tell me you're 75. Shut the fuck up. On top of that, all you guys at AEW, you dumb motherfuckers. Your 1099s, you were painting somebodies house, you got into a fight, and they told you, 'you're all suspended.' Wasn't it after the deal? You guys can't work that out? I haven't heard if they are being suspended without pay," he said on Kliq This.
Nash was actually 52 when he feuded with Punk in 2011. CM Punk is actually 43.
Co-host Sean Oliver told Nash that Executive Vice Presidents Kenny Omega, Nick Jackson, and Matt Jackson had been suspended with pay, which has not been said by AEW.
"So they are the fucking cop that shoots the guy 23 times in the back and then sits at his desk. That's an effective way to manage. What a bunch of shit," said Nash.
An third-party investigation took place after the altercation and AEW has not publicly commented on the matter.
Nash also gave his thoughts on Punk's return as a whole saying, "I watched Phil come back, I watched everything he did. He made sure that he made everybody before he beat them. He was a pro. He could have gone out there, his run got cut, basically, politically. He had too much heat. Deserved. I see a lot of me in him. He's a little bit of a prick. He had his run, he has the number of how many shirts they sold. He can throw that in somebody's face if he had to. He did a good job then he got hurt, came back, I don't know the specifics. I know the Hangman interview upset him. What happens when you do that work-shoot shit, you do get a 'Sunny Days,' that can wreck somebody's life at home."
"Sunny Days" is a reference made by Shawn Michaels on television during his feud with Bret Hart in 1997 where he alluded to Hart and Sunny being together despite Hart being married.
Punk was reportedly upset with things said by Hangman Page during their feud leading into AEW Double or Nothing regarding "workers' rights." Punk, in an off-script moment, called out Hangman after returning from his foot injury and when Hangman didn't answer, called him a coward.
It is unknown if or when Punk, who suffered another injury at AEW All Out against Jon Moxley, will return to AEW.
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