Remember when CM Punk delivered his famous “pipe bomb” speech? Of course you do. Everyone remembers that, from the “Stone Cold” Steve Austin shirt to John Cena splayed out across the ruins of a table, the broken witness to The Second City Saint’s scorching oration. The way the WWE Universe’s boos of the pontificating Punk melted into stunned silence, then slowly into cheers as Punk exposed and condemned the backstage machinations of WWE.
Everyone remembers him rallying the fans and the powers that be alike into a call for change that has resonated throughout the past year and led to the emergence of unlikely champions like Daniel Bryan, Zack Ryder and even Punk himself. Everyone remembers the story that got cut off at the very end. Everyone remembers Punk calling out John Laurinaitis by (a fairly un-PG) name and the promise that he’d become WWE Champion before the whole sordid series of events had run its course.
What gets lost slightly in our collective memory of the “pipe bomb,” in between all the corporate skullduggery and personal potshots at the McMahon family, was that CM Punk had a few choice words for “Dwayne” as well.
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“Day in and day out for almost six years I have proven to everybody in the world that I am the best- on this microphone, in that ring, even on commentary. Nobody can touch me!”- CM Punk, June 27 2011
This is not just a DVD, it’s a pipe-bomb! For the first-time ever, experience the rise of CM Punk from his free-spirited beginnings to his explosive transformation into the most unabashed, outspoken and revolutionary champion in WWE history. Fellow Superstars, close friends and the Voice of the Voiceless himself give you unprecedented access to his life in this 3-disc set. From his home, backstage and even his own tour bus, nothing is off-limits as his harrowing story is told. Through this 2-hour documentary and mind-blowing wealth of exclusive, NEVER-BEFORE-SEEN special features, learn all the secrets behind the sensation. What is CM Punk like outside the ring? Why does he choose to be Straight-Edge? What does “CM” really stand for? What is the most insulting thing you can say to him? And what inspires his blistering rants on the mic that have endeared him to a world-wide audience? These questions and so much more are answered in “CM Punk: Best in the World”!
On June 27, 2011, CM Punk forever altered the course of WWE history with a blistering rant, proclaiming, “Day in and day out for almost 6 years I have proven to everybody in the world that I am the best… on this microphone, in that ring, even on commentary. Nobody can touch me!”. Since riding into the scene as an extra in John Cena’s entrance at WrestleMania 22 to defending the WWE Title in main events all over the world in recent years, the “Voice of the Voiceless” has backed up that statement.
Now, WWE fans get an unprecedented look inside the life and career of the most controversial Superstar of this generation. The first ever documentary to focus on CM Punk traces his rise to the top of WWE, from this early success on ECW, his divisive perpetuating of the Straight Edge Subculture, to becoming internationally revered as the best wrestler in the world, and all the 5 star matches and verbal “pipe bombs” in between. Packed with new interviews and commentary from Punk himself, as he takes the viewer inside his day-to-day life. Plus relive the signature matches that have punctuated his WWE career and vaulted him into the championship spotlight!
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