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AEW's Tony Khan responds with expletives to Eric Bischoff's CM Punk claims

Khan responded with a series of expletives to Bischoff's claim that Punk has been "a financial flop."
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Tony Khan has responded with a colorful rant to Eric Bischoff's claims that CM Punk has been "the biggest financial flop in the history of wrestling."

"That's a s----- opinion, it's the most b------- opinion I've ever heard," Khan said. "That's f------ b------."

"There's only one person that can attest to that. I don't know what other people, I can only attest to what's happened here and public record, and some of these things are a matter of public record..." Khan said.

We do have, over the years, a good amount of financial data in pro wrestling. I can tell you, no one wrestler has ever come in and made a bigger plus delta financial difference in the history of my company," Khan said of Punk.

"This is the third year anniversary this week, going into year four, no one person has ever made a more positive impact. We just did a record pay-per-view buy, every pay-per-view, he's done a four pay-per-view cycle now, every one of them was the record," Khan continued.

"Whether it was All Out, where he was a huge part of the draw with Darby [Allin], his debut of course was a huge thing with the First Dance, the biggest Rampage draw in the history of that show."

"The matches, he carried the Friday Night War, which by the way, is a matter of record in f------ court in the state of California that we won the Friday Night War, just ask [WWE attorney] Jerry McDevitt, 'cuz he f------ wrote it, this guy [Punk] won it versus Matt Sydal, who's a great wrestler. He had another g------ great match on Friday night.

"This f------ guy [Punk], he did the f------ Friday Night War, he did the First Dance, he's done the record Double or Nothing, he did the record All Out in his debut, he was part of a record Full Gear in a great match with Eddie Kingston, he's wrestled a bunch of f------ young guys and a bunch of veterans in between there, Will Hobbs, Daniel Garcia g--------, then he showed up and did the biggest program in terms of everything, TV, buys, ever with MJF, and then he did the g------ main event here," Khan said.

"He's the biggest part of financial success in the history of this company. Let's f------ go," said Khan.

Punk labeled Bischoff an "old head bad faith bad take carny dips---" in a tweet in response to Bischoff's criticisms, though Punk was quick to point out that he never mentioned Bischoff by name.

"I didn't have a Twitter war with anybody," Punk said. "I never mentioned him by name. I think people like that just need to die in the dark. I don't need to speak their name and stuff."

"I'm focused on what we're doing and the positives we bring to the world. Everybody's got a s----- opinion," Punk said. "Just let him have it."

Khan and Punk's comments can be seen below.

Punk defeated Hangman Page to win the AEW World title in the main event of Double or Nothing.