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Report: CM Punk & Ace Steel to be suspended or fired by AEW

SI is reporting seven others have been suspended.
CM Punk / Ace Steel

This story was updated at 1:30 PM Eastern.

Suspensions, and possibly more, are imminent for those involved in Sunday's post-AEW All Out brawl following CM Punk's press conference.

Sports Illustrated's Justin Barrasso reported Wednesday morning that according to multiple sources, Punk and producer Ace Steel will either be suspended or let go by the end of Wednesday. He said Punk met with AEW head Tony Khan on Tuesday.

Additionally, Kenny Omega, Matt & Nick Jackson, Pat Buck, Chris Daniels, Michael Nakazawa and Brandon Cutler have been suspended.

Barrasso reported that an external third-party investigation will be conducted to look at what happened.

Meltzer reported Tuesday that Steel and Buck were not going to be at tonight's Dynamite.

Following his win over Jon Moxley Sunday to reclaim the AEW World title, Punk targeted Omega and the Jacksons (referring to them as "the EVPs") in addition to Hangman Page, MJF and Colt Cabana through several expletive-filled answers to questions.

After he was done, there was a fight backstage involving Punk, Steel, Omega and the Jacksons but it is still unknown who started it.

Page, who was the target of Punk via an unexpected promo line during the build to Punk's first match with Moxley, was not in the building during the incident. FTR, who are friends with Punk, were also not in the venue.

Dynamite is live from Buffalo tonight. Dave Meltzer reported Tuesday that AEW had to bring in Chris Jericho and Jon Moxley when they were previously unscheduled to be there.