AEW World Champion CM Punk to Undergo Surgery After Injury

Just five days after becoming champion, the 43-year-old Punk announced on Friday night’s episode of Rampage that he’s suffered an injury that will require surgery

Punk is not relinquishing the AEW world championship, but an interim champion will be crowned in his absence

With tears in his eyes, Punk addressed the crowd on Rampage. He told the fans he had both good and bad news for them.

Punk said.“The bad news is I’m injured and I need surgery. A couple of things are broken The biggest one is my heart because I love nothing more than performing for all of you

Punk said''The good news is, I can still do all that. I told you I was going to go until the wheels fall off. Well, the wheels are still there

This is Punk's first world championship since 2013