CM Punk put The Big Show over on Twitter when he was asked by a fan if he was fun to work with.
“Yes absolutely on of my favs to work on house shows,” Punk tweeted in reply.
Yes absolutely one of my favs to work with on house shows.
— player/coach (@CMPunk) July 17, 2020
Punk’s sentiment regarding The Big Show is one that is shared throughout the industry. He is widely regarded as one of the best big men to work with in the history of the wrestling business. Ric Flair once put him over as the best big man of all-time.
As for Punk and working big men, he doesn’t care to be critical when he feels criticism is due. Punk was programmed with Ryback in the early 2010s, a program he claimed took 20 years off his life.
In his 2014 shoot interview with Colt Cabana, Punk claimed Ryback broke his ribs and messed up his knees. To be fair, AEW World Champion Chris Jericho had a very different opinion of working with Ryback.
On the latest episode of Chris Jericho’s Saturday Night Special, Jericho stated Ryback was “great” and was “buried by politics.” He even claimed he pitched Ryback be the one to end The Undertaker’s WrestleMania streak during the height of his popularity.