CM Punk Discusses Retirement For The First Time

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CM Punk will be a featured artist for the 50 custom-made chairs painted in honor of Wrigley Field's 100th anniversary. Redeye Chicago caught up with Punk to talk to him about it. In the piece, Punk discussed retiring from WWE earlier this year at the young age of 35. These are his first public comments about retirement.

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It [retirement] feels good. It's a lot easier when you hook up with organizations like the Cubs and being friends with some of the team members. It isn't hard to support their charities. Plus I get to do fun stuff like bowl and paint chairs and play whiffle ball with Bill Murray.

It was super fun and for a great cause. You've got athletes and actresses and musicians and all kinds of people painting chairs. I'm super happy to be a part of it.

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