AEW personality says he is “optimistic” about CM Punk potentially returning to television

During his Grilling JR podcast, AEW announcer Jim Ross commented on CM Punk’s status with AEW…

“Of course, the whole question is gonna center around [will] CM Punk ever be back. I’m one of those guys that believe he will be back. We’ll see. I think AEW needs CM Punk because of his star power, and he brings… with controversy creates cash, and he’s certainly controversial. I’m a big fan of Phil’s. We’ll see how it works out. I’m optimistic and positive.” (quote courtesy of Colin Tessier)

As previously noted, CM Punk has reportedly been open to returning although his recent Instagram post has created further doubt about his future with the company.