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Punk News: C.M. Punk makes unannounced appearance at independent show Saturday with Colt Cabana (w/VIDEO)

Jul 23, 2011 - 11:54:49 PM
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By James Caldwell, Torch assistant editor

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WWE titleholder C.M. Punk did not appear at Pro Wrestling Guerrilla on Saturday night; rather, Punk made an unannounced appearance at an AAW show in Berwyn, Ill.

Punk's appearance was set up by his close friend, Colt Cabana, who cut a promo complementing independent wrestler Gregory Iron for overcoming cerebral palsy to become a wrestler.

Cabana then went backstage and brought out Punk, who was dressed in street clothes similar to his appearance at the Comic-Con Convention in San Diego on Thursday.

Punk, who did not have the WWE Title belt with him appearing in front of the audience, followed Cabana's lead endorsing Iron and thanked him for being an inspiration.

There was speculation Punk would appear at Saturday night's PWG show in the Los Angeles area after being two hours away at Comic-Con this week. PWG played into that by starting the PWG 8 show asking the audience if they expected Punk to appear. After the crowd popped, PWG commissioner Excalibur got laughs telling the crowd they're the biggest marks in the world.

Video: Footage of Punk's appearance at the AAW show is in the video below courtesy AAWPro.



Video URL: http://yfrog.com/nq4x5z

[Torch art credit Grant Gould (c) PWTorch.com]


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