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For Lee Moriarty, wrestling C.M. Punk in AEW was a surreal expertise. In an interview on the AEW Unrestricted podcast, Moriarty spoke about squaring off in opposition to Punk and Bryan Danielson inside his brief tenure in the corporate.
“That time last year, even this time last year, C.M. Punk was not in wrestling,” Moriarty mentioned. “He was gone. So the idea that I wrestled his eighth match back in professional wrestling is very surreal and a very cool moment.” Moriarty indicated that he nonetheless bodily feels the toll the match with Danielson took on him. “It was everything I had hoped for and expected,” Moriarty mentioned of wrestling Danielson. “I still have bruises on my body from the match, and I mean I’m cool with it just because how much fun it is.”
Lee Moriarty made his AEW debut on AEW Dark in August of 2021. In October of 2021, he formally signed a contract with the corporate. In addition to his work in AEW, Moriarty is a notable act on the impartial wrestling circuit with time spent in promotions like GCW, PWG, Pro Wrestling eXpress, and extra.
Punk and Danielson each joined AEW in the summer time of 2021. Punk made his in-ring return to wrestling at All Out in September and Danielson made his AEW debut on the finish of the primary occasion on the identical present.
Most not too long ago, Punk wrestled MJF and Danielson squared off in opposition to Jon Moxley on the AEW Revolution PPV. Moriarty final wrestled on AEW Dynamite in opposition to Danielson. He secured victories over Anthony Henry and Joey Janela this 12 months on AEW Dark. Moriarty additionally defeated Josh Woods on the first-ever Terminus present. Moriarty shouldn’t be presently booked for any AEW matches.
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