Roman Reigns has welcomed a WWE match with CM Punk, who he says must be ‘slapped round’.
Punk left the corporate in 2014 after a high-profile fallout with Vince McMahon and Triple H.
There are fixed rumours concerning the 41-year-old’s return to WWE – and certainly one of many dream matches may very well be in opposition to Common champion Reigns.
In an interview with the Load Administration Complicated podcast, Reigns revealed his distain for Punk.
He stated: “If it’s one thing that the followers can get behind and that it might probably actually make them sink their tooth into the product, and actually dive into the inventive with us, I’m prepared to do it.
“I don’t just like the man, I don’t know many individuals who do, however I’m prepared to place enterprise first and make actually good content material if that’s the case.
“He’d in all probability should be slapped round a number of instances in an effort to get his thoughts proper, but when it’s prepared, and the followers and the viewers are going to love it and be into it, then most definitely I’m going to be into it.”
Reigns is on a roll in WWE having recaptured the Common title at Payback final month.
Regardless of his dislike for Punk, Reigns is aware of how common he’s with WWE followers.
He added: “All the way in which from somebody as huge as The Rock, to somebody like a CM Punk, as an illustration.
“Somebody who actually hits residence with our residence viewers, our hardcore followers. When you’d watched wrestling for the previous 10 to 15 years and also you find it irresistible and it’s inside your blood, then you definately in all probability have some type of emotions about that man.
“I do know I do – simply by doing certainly one of this stuff, he made my job quite a bit tougher.”