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ESPN radio slams CM Punk for Tweet



CM Punk tweeted yesterday, “Let’s reward more drunk drivers with endorsement deals. Responsibility.” That’s in reference to the UFC’s Jon Jones Nike deal that was finalized on Wednesday. Colin Cowherd on ESPN radio today ripped the WWE champion saying that a professional wrestler doesn’t have the right to criticize people in other sports because of all the deaths in their industry.

source: wrestlingobserver.com

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19 Responses

  1. Zack says:

    This doesn’t surprise me in the slightest that Colin Cowherd would once again throw his name in the pot to try and crap on pro wrestling. This is the same guy who got himself in hot water at ESPN over his comments about Eddie Guerrero just days after Eddie died. Cowherd’s a prick, plain and simple.

  2. Chris James says:

    Punk’s right.

  3. eddie says:

    Been alot deaths in the football industry lately if wants to go there

  4. Cutting Edge says:

    I love Colin Cowherd. Listen to him everyday. However, I doubt very seriously that Colin knows CM Punk’s lifestyle given his repetitive comments calling pro wrestling fans “booger eaters”. I have no doubt that CM Punk would say the same thing about a guy in his own industry being rewarded with endorsement deals after recent law troubles. I mean, Tiger Woods lost almost all of his and all he did was cheat on his wife, lol.

  5. Drew says:

    In Punk we trust.

  6. Joe says:

    Is Collin Cowherd trying to say that Punk approves of deaths in wresting? I don’t think he knows what he’s talking about….

  7. Nick says:

    Colin is clearly an idiot. MMA and football both have death rates far higher than other sports as well.

  8. Chris James says:

    Exactly ^ I hate when assholes like Cowherd act like each athlete isn’t responsible for themselves and for what they do after a show… Yeah. It’s Punks fault.

  9. Daniel says:

    LOL so over the course of what 100 years or so in wrestling, there have been a lot of deaths (do the math)and now someone who had nothing to do with any of that can’t comment on something? Stupid.

  10. Shane says:

    Am I the only one who thinks that CM Punk is working everybody here? Like playing the heel?

  11. Ukwrestlingfan says:

    I have no idea who this guy is but id like to hear this for myself, but according to reports i have read he called WWE guys “roided up freaks” in defence of UFC/MMA, im sorry, has he not seen Alistair Overeem recently??? Seriously i would be interested to see the figures of steroid busts in UFC vs WWE over the last 2 years.

  12. Wrestlings Future says:

    Football and MMA have had far more deaths the pro wrestling… Cowherd is a COWARD… He needs to do his research before he opens his mouth.

  13. Mike Rophone says:

    Ukwrestlingfan, in all fairness, WWE workers seem to get popped at a higher rate.

    Not to say a bunch of UFC guys don’t juice or do recreational drugs, but they don’t get tested randomly so they can A) Get off their cycle in time for a scheduled test, and B) Smoke as much dope as they want during training as long as they can abstain for about a month before the test. Marijuana stays in your system for roughly 3-4 weeks, depending of course on your body fat percentage and how much physical activity you engage in. That’s why so many wrestlers are huge cokeheads: Cocaine leaves no trace in your system after 48 hours. If they give you a hair folicle test they’ll catch you, but that costs a ton of money, so they all just go with a standard piss test.

    By the way, here’s what 5 seconds of Googling got me for WWE wellness policy violations, and keep in mind, this is only for the last 6.5 years:

    Afa “Manu” Anoa’i, Jr. – Suspended for 30 days on March 20, 2008
    Andy Leavine – Suspended for 30 days in August 2011
    Balls Mahoney – Suspended for 30 days in September 2006
    Booker T – Suspended for 30 days in 2007
    Booker T – Suspended for 60 days on August 30, 2007
    Carlito – Suspended for 30 days in 2007
    Carlito – Suspended for 60 days on November, 2009
    Carlito – Contract terminated on May 21, 2010
    Charlie Haas – Suspended for 30 days on August 30, 2007
    Chavo Guerrero – Suspended for 30 days in 2006
    Chavo Guerrero – Suspended for 60 days on August 30, 2007
    Chris Kay – Suspended for 30 days in 2007
    Chris Kay – Suspended for 60 days in April 2007
    Chris Masters – Suspended for 30 days on August 30, 2007
    Chris Masters – Suspended for 60 days on November 2, 2007
    Darren Young – Suspended for 30 days on October 5, 2011
    Derrick Neikirk – Suspended for 30 days on January 15, 2008
    Derrick Neikirk – Contract terminated on January 18, 2008
    DH Smith – Suspended for 30 days on November 2, 2007
    Dolph Ziggler – Suspended for 30 days on October 10, 2008
    Drew “Festus” Hankinson – Suspended for 30 days in October 2006
    Edge – Suspended for 30 days on August 30, 2007
    Evan Bourne – Suspended for 30 days on November 1, 2011
    Evan Bourne – Suspended for 60 days on December 21, 2011
    Funaki – Suspended for 30 days on August 30, 2007
    Gregory Helms – Suspended for 30 days on August 30, 2007
    Heath Slater – Suspended for 30 days on October 17, 2011
    Jeff Hardy – Suspended for 30 days in July 2007
    Jeff Hardy – Suspended for 60 days on March 11, 2008
    Jimmy Wang Yang – Suspended for 30 days on June 9, 2008
    John Morrison – Suspended for 30 days on August 30, 2007
    Kid Kash – Suspended for 30 days in July 2006
    Kurt Angle – Suspended for 30 days in June or July 2006
    Mike Chioda – Suspended for 30 days on August 15, 2011
    Mr. Kennedy – Suspended for 30 days on August 30, 2007
    Neil Bzibziak – Suspended for 30 days on January 15, 2008
    Randy Orton – Suspended for 30 days in August 2006
    Randy Orton – Suspended for 60 days in May 30, 2012
    Rene Dupree – Suspended for 30 days in June 2006
    Rene Dupree – Suspended for 60 days in February 2007
    Rey Mysterio – Suspended for 30 days on August 27, 2009
    Rey Mysterio – Suspended for 60 days on April 16, 2012
    Rob Van Dam – Suspended for 30 days in July 2006
    R-Truth – Suspended for 30 days on November 22, 2011
    Ryan O’Reilly – Suspended for 30 days in September 2006
    Ryan “Ryback” Reeves – Suspended for 30 days in July 2006
    Sin Cara – Suspended for 30 days on July 18, 2011
    Gene Snitsky – Suspended for 30 days on August 30, 2007
    Test – Suspended for 30 days in February 2007
    Test – Contract terminated in February 2007
    Umaga – Suspended for 30 days on August 30, 2007
    Umaga – Suspended for 60 days on June 8, 2009
    Umaga – Contract terminated on June 8, 2009
    William Regal – Suspended for 30 days on August 30, 2007
    William Regal – Suspended for 60 days on May 20, 2008

  14. Mike Rophone says:

    Oh and the “Raw data”: 55 wellness policy violations occurring in the last 78 months. Averages out to 1 violation per 1.4 months.

  15. Adam says:

    shut up cowherd you literally just say things to stir up the pot. you are a waste of space and you should just give up

  16. Honest Man says:

    Who is Colin Cowherd?

    And to that list since you did the same for Ryback and Afa Jr you should make note Ryan O’Reilly is now Conor O’Brian. He was bigger in his first contract with the company. He’s clearly in better shape now then he was then. He cleaned up since his act since his retirement.

  17. Ukwrestlingfan says:

    @mike rophone. I agree with everything u said there i would simply say that recently WWE has been better at catching guys and it seems to be for more recreational drug use than steroids which is the matter in question here and i also took offence to Mr Cowherds “roided up freaks” comment really. A lot of UFC guys use “legal” ways to get big such as TRT (chael and mir off the top of my head have theroputic use exemptions). But i do 100% agree with what u say.

  18. dave says:

    Cowherd said something bad about pro wrestling? Argument invalid.

  19. Kerry says:

    Colin Cowherd is just another Bubba The Love Sponge. Both nobodies.

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