CM Punk, Roman Reigns, and a tale of two press conferences

CM Punk (left, with pastry) and Tony Khan

CM Punk (still left, with pastry) and Tony Khan
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Following WWE’s Clash at the Castle party on Saturday, the organization held a press conference in which its lead govt, Paul “Triple H” Levesque, was joined by a selection of performers. Speaking to start with was undisputed winner Roman Reigns, who appeared in character for roughly 90 seconds, providing his remarks to an upbeat and energetic group of reporters. Right here are Reigns’ reviews in complete:

“I consider I’d alternatively you do what they would not do. Accept me!”

WWE Clash at the Castle 2022 Press Conference

Enjoyable! Let us juxtapose.

Pursuing AEW’s All Out function on Sunday, the organization held a press conference in which its lead executive, Tony Khan, was joined by a range of performers. Talking initial was undisputed champion CM Punk, who appeared out of character for above 20 minutes, providing his remarks to a puzzled and at times frightened group of reporters, quite a few of whom he browbeat individually. Below is an abridged choice of Punk’s comments:

“When I at last experienced to countersue [Ring of Honor wrestler and former friend Colt Cabana], by means of discovery we identified he shared a lender account with his mom. That is a reality. … The point that I have to get up in this article and [admonish journalists] in 2022 is fucking embarrassing. And if y’all are at fault, fuck you! If you’re not, I apologize. But what did I at any time do in this globe to deserve an empty-headed fucking dumb fuck like ‘Hangman’ Adam Webpage to go out on nationwide television and fucking go into enterprise for himself — for what? What did I do? … I’m hoping to operate a fucking organization. … [Cabana] shares a lender account with his mom, that tells you all you will need to know about what sort of character that is. … I’m sorry if I’m a very little fucking snippy, I’m harm and I’m old and I’m fucking weary and I function with fucking children. This [baked good] is from Mindy’s Bakery, by the way. It is a great place in Chicago. If you like pastries and baked items, I suggest you go there. They are shut on Mondays and Tuesdays, although. … [Internet gossip] definitely pisses me off. You’re stepping on your very own dick. … I’m putting on Danhausen’s boots, this is a genuine tale. … I’ve had a actual difficulty with footwear, I’ve been trying to figure out, like, what to don, and that is serious life. … Fuck Sidney Crosby. … Contrary to well-liked belief, I am a quite pleasant guy. Thank you.”