Renee Paquette’s Oral Sessions podcast noticed one other very particular visitor in former WWE famous person CM Punk. The previous WWE Champion talked about numerous points that plague the fashionable day wrestling trade. Alongside the traces of that, Punk was requested to match UFC President Dana White and WWE CEO Vince McMahon.
CM Punk compares Dana White and Vince McMahon
“There are ranges to it. They’re each right-wing ‘weirdos’ as a result of they clearly vote based mostly on what’s good for his or her pocketbook. I’d say Dana is extra beneficiant. He does numerous stuff for the fighters behind the scenes.”
Punk praised Dana White however did advocate for fighters deserving the next pay. Just like WWE superstars, UFC fighters can’t unionize both. Punk didn’t touch upon Vince McMahon particularly, but it surely appeared fairly clear that he favoured Dana over Vince.
“That being mentioned, I do suppose fighters needs to be paid much more. Quite a lot of that point when he lashes out when individuals complain about pay and unionization, it’s as a result of he is aware of, ‘I simply gave that man $250,000 below the desk however can’t speak about it.’ They need to nonetheless receives a commission extra and the fighters ought to get collectively and unionize anyway. Identical to the wrestlers.”
Punk talks about unionization and Twitch ban
The problem of unionization has led to some supremely controversial choices in 2020. Wrestlers in WWE are termed unbiased contractors, which signifies that they should pay for their very own medical payments in case of an harm. It additionally leaves them vulnerable to being launched in the event that they aren’t in a position to compete for a sure period of time.
CM Punk walked out of the corporate in 2014, citing that he was an ‘unbiased contractor’, which granted him the leeway to stroll out. After he stop, he grew to become a form of advocate for wrestling unions.
Critics alleged the medical therapy given to Punk was severely insufficient, particularly contemplating the schedule Punk labored.
He even commented on the problem of the Twitch ban. Punk condemned the therapy given to Zelina Vega, whereas Xavier Woods is brazenly campaigning to host G4, a gaming stream.