Carey Silken was recently a guest on ROH Strong podcast. On this episode of the podcast, he revealed an interesting detail about CM Punk.
The former owner of ROH said that Punk attempted to buy the company while still working for WWE.
“I get a text message in like 2010. CM Punk texts me out of nowhere and is like, ‘What would you want to sell Ring of Honor?’”
“I’ve hustled tickets on the street and have had a somewhat successful business. I don’t think text messaging is the way to approach sales of companies. That first text message might be, ‘I’d like to talk to you about something.’ Those were my only two real offers…they weren’t real. Those were the only two rinky-dink offers I’ve ever had.”
Silken said that he didn’t talk to Punk about the offer personally and said that the other offer he received was in 2007 by Jerry Jarrett. Both offers weren’t good enough for Carey to sell ROH to either of them.
“I did not speak to him personally. Jerry Jarrett was interested. This was like 2007. It was just a sniff.”