The W
Views: 104135619
Main | FAQ | Search: Y! / G | Color chart | Log in for more!
4.5.08 0006
The 7 - Pro Wrestling - Possible CM Punk character tidbit Register and log in to post!
(360 newer) Next thread | Previous thread
User
Post (8 total)
Dexley's Midnight Jogger
Pepperoni
Moderator
Level: 65

Posts: 819/1049
EXP: 2301388
For next: 34252

Since: 10.10.02
From: New Hampshire

Since last post: 455 days
Last activity: 369 days
#1 Posted on 9.8.07 1127.39
Reposted on: 9.8.14 1128.05
While I was scanning WWE.com, I started reading this article (wwe.com) written by Elijah Burke. In it he makes a reference to "a hardcore punk named Charles Montgomery".

They haven't really expanded much on the CM Punk character besides repeating that he's straight edge and really wants the title. I haven't heard that name on television before but I could be missing it. Charles Montgomery makes me wonder if they are trying to give him the background of a rich family.

It would be nice if they expanded their show more than an hour to develop the characters more.
Promote this thread!
CRZ
Big Brother
Administrator
Level: 216

Posts: 9232/16512
EXP: 148421764
For next: 2103628

Since: 9.12.01
From: ミネアポリス

Since last post: 22 hours
Last activity: 21 hours
AIM:  
ICQ:  
Y!:
#2 Posted on 9.8.07 1138.52
Reposted on: 9.8.14 1142.40
    Originally posted by Dexley's Midnight Jogger
    Charles Montgomery makes me wonder if they are trying to give him the background of a rich family.
Or maybe they just pulled it out of thin air for Elijah's "column" and you'll never hear it again.

What's more disconcerting is that here AND on ECW TV Burke keeps referencing himself as the Paragon of Virtue, which I would normally expect to hear from ... Chris Jericho?
Mike Zeidler
Pepperoni
Level: 67

Posts: 256/1117
EXP: 2557703
For next: 35183

Since: 27.6.02

Since last post: 264 days
Last activity: 40 days
#3 Posted on 9.8.07 1220.05
Reposted on: 9.8.14 1220.53
    Originally posted by Dexley's Midnight Jogger
    While I was scanning WWE.com, I started reading this article (wwe.com) written by Elijah Burke. In it he makes a reference to "a hardcore punk named Charles Montgomery".

    They haven't really expanded much on the CM Punk character besides repeating that he's straight edge and really wants the title. I haven't heard that name on television before but I could be missing it. Charles Montgomery makes me wonder if they are trying to give him the background of a rich family.

    It would be nice if they expanded their show more than an hour to develop the characters more.


He (CM Punk) is a nerd (cf. his Cobra tattoo), and took "Charles Montgomery" from Mr. Burns on The Simpsons when first trying to come up with a wrestling name.
KJames199
Scrapple
Moderator
Level: 117

Posts: 476/3990
EXP: 17628950
For next: 218998

Since: 10.12.01
From: #yqr

Since last post: 2 days
Last activity: 3 hours
#4 Posted on 9.8.07 1303.29
Reposted on: 9.8.14 1305.40
Punk has given about fifty different explanations for what the CM stands for. At this point, I wouldn't recommend believing one reason over any of the others.
Mayhem
Scrapple
Level: 111

Posts: 2953/3655
EXP: 14643153
For next: 225253

Since: 25.4.03
From: Nashville, TN

Since last post: 26 days
Last activity: 2 days
#5 Posted on 9.8.07 1313.58
Reposted on: 9.8.14 1314.35
    Originally posted by Dexley's Midnight Jogger
    Charles Montgomery makes me wonder if they are trying to give him the background of a rich family.


Wasn't that the WCW-Raven storyline?
Zeruel
Thirty Millionth Hit
Moderator
Level: 132

Posts: 3267/5249
EXP: 26536921
For next: 595083

Since: 2.1.02
From: The Silver Spring in the Land of Mary.

Since last post: 4 days
Last activity: 5 hours
#6 Posted on 9.8.07 1421.24
Reposted on: 9.8.14 1422.26
    Originally posted by KJames199
    Punk has given about fifty different explanations for what the CM stands for. At this point, I wouldn't recommend believing one reason over any of the others.


I was under the impression it meant "Chick Magnet" from being in a tag team of the same name. He was Chick Magnet Punk (in the same vein that Smash was Demolition Smash). I can't remember where I read that. It could have been at ObsessedWithWrestling.com
Deputy Marshall
Liverwurst
Level: 66

Posts: 965/1148
EXP: 2448318
For next: 13546

Since: 28.6.04
From: Troy, NY

Since last post: 199 days
Last activity: 139 days
#7 Posted on 9.8.07 1542.00
Reposted on: 9.8.14 1542.15
    Originally posted by Zeruel
      Originally posted by KJames199
      Punk has given about fifty different explanations for what the CM stands for. At this point, I wouldn't recommend believing one reason over any of the others.


    I was under the impression it meant "Chick Magnet" from being in a tag team of the same name. He was Chick Magnet Punk (in the same vein that Smash was Demolition Smash). I can't remember where I read that. It could have been at ObsessedWithWrestling.com


That seems to be the actual story, is that it was a gimmick he got very early into his indy career and just kept the initials.

As others have pointed out, Punk's running joke for years was giving people who asked various explanations for what the "C.M." meant, with "C. Montgomery" (the Mr. Burns reference) being the most famous one.

The mention of it in Elijah's column is just an inside joke and means absolutely nothing.
dMp
Banger
Level: 100

Posts: 1801/2755
EXP: 10088723
For next: 265709

Since: 4.1.02
From: The Hague, Netherlands (Europe)

Since last post: 2 days
Last activity: 9 hours
#8 Posted on 10.8.07 0213.53
Reposted on: 10.8.14 0216.18
    Originally posted by Deputy Marshall
    The mention of it in Elijah's column is just an inside joke and means absolutely nothing.


Just like a few weeks ago, when Morrison speculated about what it means, he went through the list of names that you can find on most webpages (Cookie monster, chick magnet being the two that I remember)

And yes, I noticed Elijah calling himself the Paragon of Virtue and I was like "That would be such a cool feud"
Just like Morrison with his shaman of sexy thing..it sounds like something Jericho would say

ALL ORIGINAL POSTS IN THIS THREAD ARE NOW AVAILABLE
Thread ahead: Back once again with mizzore Hot Newz!!
Next thread: New WWE Action Figures
Previous thread: Iron Shiek Documentary
(360 newer) Next thread | Previous thread
Related threads: ECW 08/07/07 - ECW 7/17/07 - Morrison Hotel - ECW - 07/10/2007 - More...
The 7 - Pro Wrestling - Possible CM Punk character tidbitRegister and log in to post!

The W™ message board - 7 year recycle

ZimBoard
©2001-2015 Brothers Zim
This old hunk of junk rendered your page in 0.521 seconds.