Maria Kanellis Comments On CM Punk & Samoa Joe Recently Teasing Match Together, ROH's Plans To Return To Live TV & Bring Fans Back (Video)

As noted, former WWE Superstar and current member of the ROH Board of Directors, Maria Kanellis, recently appeared as a guest on the Wrestling Inc. Daily podcast for an in-depth interview covering all things pro wrestling.

In addition to the highlights we published here recently at, which included Maria talking about ROH's interest in Andrade and the possibility of Mickie James and The Ilconics joining the promotion, she also commented during the interview about ROH's plans to bring fans back and return to live television, as well as Samoa Joe and CM Punk recently teasing a match together.

Featured below are some additional highlights from the interview where she touches on these topics, as well as a complete video archive of her appearance on the Wrestling Inc. Daily program.

On ROH's tentative plans to bring fans back to events: "We have tentative dates. We definitely do, and I don’t want to put those dates out there right now, but I would have to say that by the end of the year, you’re going to start seeing some fans back at the shows. That is very important because that’s Ring of Honor. Our fans are the most loyal in the world, the wildest [and] the most amazing. They come up with the most unique chants. They are a part of Ring of Honor, so we want to give back to our fans but, we have to get cleared to do so."

On ROH possibly returning to live television: "I hope so. I really hope so. I mean, every day I feel like I’m hearing some news about this virus. Now there’s some triple variation, so I don’t want to make any promises because so many things that people have been promised in the last year don’t come true because of this virus. I’m just hoping, by the end of the year, we have fans. We have live events."

On Samoa Joe and CM Punk teasing a match together: "That was one of my first Ring of Honor shows way back when I was dating Punk was at the [Chicago Windy City] Fieldhouse. They’re (Punk and Joe) playing with everybody I think. Of course it would be [a big main event]! It would be amazing! But they also could just be messing with everybody."

Watch Maria Kanellis' complete appearance on the Wrestling Inc. Daily podcast via the video embedded below courtesy of the official YouTube channel of the show, or by visiting


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