And you thought CM Punk was mad before? No, no, no, that was a warm-up, a preview, an aperitif, if you will, of the fury that’s sure to spew forth from The Second City Saint following his controversial defeat at the hands of John Cena last week on Raw. In case you’ve forgotten, The Straight Edge Superstar was pinned by the Cenation leader despite the fact that Punk had his foot on the ropes, a seemingly egregious oversight by the referee who officiated the contest. As Raw went off the air, Punk was berating the ref all the way back to the locker room on TV and WWE.com (WATCH), and speculation has been running rampant as to how the WWE Champion will respond to the controversy this week.
Who’s next for Punk?
The WWE Universe likely expected to see another row between Punk and John Cena at some point this week, but following Cena’s orthoscopic surgery Tuesday to remove bone chips from his elbow, it’s unlikely the Cenation leader will be mixing it up in the ring anytime soon. And although Cena made it clear that he will be at Raw this week, it’s looking like The Second City Saint will have to find himself another opponent for the evening. Which brings us to …
Hoo boy, is CM Punk gonna be mad on Monday. Superstars, Hall of Famers and officials alike haven’t been able to escape the wide-cast net of rage from Punk or his manager/buddy/mouthpiece/who-knows-we’re-still-not-entirely-sure-what Paul Heyman. The mad scientist of Extreme also isn’t above parading out one of the zebras for some magnanimous gloating over a decision that favored Punk (see: Patton, Chad). We’re pretty sure the poor sap from last week who counted Punk to the mat is gonna have some hell to pay when he’s in the ring with the WWE Champion. See you guys at 8/7 CT for all the mayhem.