Serena Deeb loves having CM Punk in AEW.
It was over a decade ago, but in 2010 while Deeb and Punk were both signed with WWE, they made up two-thirds of the iconic Straight Edge Society. Now in AEW, the two are constantly linked because of that less than year-long run they had together.
Speaking with Nick Hausman of Wrestling Inc., Deeb detailed how her relationship with Punk extends back 16 years and how he guided and supported her back then. She believes that friendship laid the foundation for them to do great business together in WWE. All these years later, Deeb still looks to Punk for advice and suggests all the other AEW talent do likewise. She closed by teasing a possible reunion someday in the future.
"I love it. I totally love it. I knew that was gonna be your question. No, it's awesome. I love it. You know, we have a great relationship. We obviously go back a long way. We did some really good business together over the years. I met Punk in I want to say 2005 in OVW when he first reported there and Paul Heyman was booking the show. Punk was his guy and Punk was the driving force behind getting me to Shimmer for the first time, which at the time was, as a female wrestler, that was the indie that you aspired to go to because that was the best. From Shimmer that got me to Ring of Honor. So Punk really guided me and really helped support me and getting to all these places before WWE. Then of course The Straight Edge Society. I think because we had that great relationship and that friendship and that foundation, we had a chemistry already just from all of that and it translated on screen. I constantly get tagged on social media and people still love the Straight Edge Society and it was over a decade ago. It's crazy. So I love having him in the locker room. I think he is somebody that all the guys and all the women should be asking for feedback. I ask him to watch my matches. He doesn't always get the chance to because he's obviously doing a million things on the show, but you know, if there's someone you want to go to for feedback, especially from a storytelling perspective, dude's a master storyteller. I mean, he blows my mind with some of the stuff he does. So I think he's clearly one of the best to ever do it. We have a great relationship. We talk every week, and everything's great and yeah, we might see a reunion someday, you know," Deeb said.
Serena competed this past Wednesday night on AEW Dynamite, completing her trilogy of matches with Hikaru Shida. If you missed anything from the show, you can catch up by checking out Fightful's live coverage and post-show review.
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