In the wrestling world, so often is the phrase "never say never" bandied about. But even in a business that has seen more than it's fair share of burnt-to-cinders bridges miraculously rebuilt - hey Brock Lesnar, Sable, Bruno Sammartino, Bret Hart, Ultimate Warrior, Bill Goldberg, Jeff Jarrett, and Sunny! - surely any WWE return for CM Punk was forever to be a nonstarter.
Shockingly, here we are as 2019 rolls into 2020, and hell has clearly frozen over, for CM Punk is indeed back in the WWE family. Well, kind of.
Punk's deal as an analyst on WWE Backstage is solely a contract with FOX, yet the Best in the World has been extremely public with recent comments about how he's now at a stage where he's happy to listen to any conversation that WWE wants to have him with him. As such, there's a slew of possibilities ahead for the Second City Saint in 2020.
Looking at where CM Punk is right now, and then ahead to where he could be as 2020 plays out, here are eight things to expect from the Straight Edge Superstar in the coming year.