Last month a report came out that Khan had Punk on his original list of talent he wanted to build the company around. Khan confirmed he was on the list, but it included a number of people as a wrestling promotion can't be just one wrestler.
"What's a one person wrestling company?" Khan wondered. "There's not such thing. He was on the first roster when I sketched out, like, 'Hey, I want to start a wrestling company, who are all the names you're gonna get?' Everybody we got is on that list and he was also on that list, to be honest with you, but a lot of people were on that list. Most of them are here. I got almost every person I wanted."
Khan said he has a good relationship with Punk, but didn't want that to be a focal point as a lot of hard work was put into other aspect of what happened at Double or Nothing.
"I love Phil, Phil's great," Khan said. "I mean, I have a good relationship with Phil, I think he's awesome. He was not here, as you saw, I think that's not the story of the show. That would be a real insult to what we've all done to make that the story of the show."
You can see Tony Khan's full comment in the video below.
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