AEW World Champion CM Punk will undergo surgery after an injury

AEW World Champion CM Punk hits the opening bump on the runway.

Five days after becoming champion, the 43-year-old punk announced on Friday night's episode of Rampage that he had an injury that required surgery. 

Punk will not give up the AEW World Championship but will be crowned interim champion in his absence.

Punk described the injury as a broken "wheel". He promised to come back bigger, faster, stronger, and hungry like never before.

Addressed to the audience on the punk rampage with tears. Good news for fans, bad news.

"The bad news is, I'm injured and I need surgery. Some things are broken.

My heart is so big because I want nothing more than to perform for all of you 

 I want to run to hell. This is bad news," Punk said.