All In is set to take place from the Sears Centre in Hoffman Estates, IL on September 1, and the event is already sold out.
So far it’s been confirmed that Cody Rhodes will be challenging Nick Aldis for the NWA World Championship, and if Cody is able to win the ROH World Championship before the event, their bout could become a Title vs. Title match.
Other than Cody’s NWA World Championship match, no other matches have been confirmed, but there’s been speculation that a big name could be appearing.
CM Punk is scheduled for a meet and greet at Pro Wrestling Tees in Chicago the day before, and it was also recently reported that the former WWE Champion was backstage at the All In press conference.
Cody Rhodes addressed the speculation during an interview with ProWrestling.com, and he said that Punk is more than welcome to be a part of it if he’s interested.
“I had a really great relationship with Punk,” Rhodes said via Ringside News. “When I came to OVW, he was the locker room leader and he was super cool to me and he probably shouldn’t have been. He had worked for 10 years and was in developmental and it wasn’t working at the time. He hadn’t got the ECW call yet. He was really nice to me and you never forget that. We want him to win his fight. It’s Chicago so obviously there were discussions of Punk. On the same different side of the coin is, that’s cheating. We said we could draw 10,000 people. Let me draw 10,000 people. So I told someone, we’re not going to tell you if Punk’s on the show. “Aww, their milking it!” No we’re not. I’m not going to tell you. It’s ours to draw or not draw. If Punk wants to be a part of it, of course, he is unbelievably welcome. His city has and the wrestling world never ever has given up on Punk. Never given up on Punk. That’s to speak to the body of work and equity he had with them.”
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