Saturday, 21 February 2015

WWE vs CM Punk = Lawsuit

WWE sent us the following press release regarding CM Punk’s allegations that he had a baseball sized mass on his back which was ignored by WWE:

WWE Addresses CM Punk’s Allegations  

In light of CM Punk’s allegations regarding WWE’s medical staff and the subsequent defamation lawsuit filed by Dr. Amann against CM Punk, WWE continues to have the utmost confidence in the ability and expertise of our world-class team of physicians, including Dr. Amann.

CM Punk claimed this past November that during the Royal Rumble pay-per-view event on January 26, 2014 he performed with a baseball-sized, purple lump on his back located near the waistband of his tights.

WWE’s investigation has shown the following:

·        CM Punk did not discuss this alleged condition with WWE’s team of physicians and trainers, nor did he discuss it with anyone in our Talent Relations department.

·        Subsequently, WWE has no medical records documenting this alleged condition.

·        The first time WWE was made aware of this alleged condition was when we received a letter from CM Punk’s attorney on August 22, 2014 after WWE terminated his contract.

·        There is clear video evidence from the 2014 Royal Rumble, which allows all to decide whether there is any appearance of a baseball-sized growth on CM Punk’s back.

Clip from Royal Rumble:

Now I like to be fair, so here is a clip from an Opie Radio interview with CM Punk whereby he shows off the scar from his staph infection

CM Punk Shows Staph infection scar - OpieRadio

And here is a screen grab, its hard to see the scar unfortunately.

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