Tony Khan responds to question about CM Punk’s AEW status after having surgery

As previously noted, AEW World Champion CM Punk had surgery on June 8th and it apparently went well. In an interview with, AEW President Tony Khan was asked about the surgery and here was Khan’s response…

“I can’t comment on his return timetable. I’m very hopeful and optimistic though, and his surgery was successful, and he’ll be back. I don’t want to put an exact date on it and put any expectations on him. But I do think we’re very optimistic about it and I think Punk is optimistic about it too, which is great.”

Khan also discussed the Forbidden Door PPV and said that he thinks it will become an annual event.