Notorious Chicagoan and former pro wrestler/current MMA fighter CM Punk doesn’t mince any words and he’s got no problem trashing the opposition.
So while the Chicago Cubs celebrated their victory parade last week, Punk took the opportunity to fire shots at notorious New York Yankees fan and Cleveland native, LeBron James.
James famously wore a Yankees cap to an Indians game earlier in the year, but was one of Cleveland’s loudest supporters during the Indians’ World Series run.
Here’s what he said, per Cageside Seats:
“Let’s talk about LeBron James for a second, here. He’s a guy who was criticized because maybe six months ago, he was at an Indians game and he was wearing a Yankees hat. Proudly. He takes it off his head and he shows everybody. I don’t know what he’s thinking … To wear a Yankees hat while going to an Indians game, to me, is kind of crazy. Now all of a sudden, LeBron James is all “Cleveland against the world.”
And then there was this:
“I think he kind of jinxed his team a little bit, because [the Cavs] went so hard in on the ‘Golden State blew the 3-1 lead.’ And then the Indians …”