CM Punk: Best In The World DVD Details – Content, Running Time, And Extras

CM Punk is the self-proclaimed “Best in the World,” so it is fitting that his first retrospective DVD/BD release include that signature identifier in the title. Set to arrive in stores worldwide in October 2012, CM Punk: Best in the World looks to break away from the WWE home video formula of producing a wrestler compilation. Currently enjoying his second reign as WWE Champion (250-plus days and counting!) and having wrestled with the company for five years now, WWE could have half-assed the Punk DVD and given us a three-disc collection of matches. Instead, CM Punk was very hands-on with the project, able to retain some control over the manner in which the documentary was produced as well as pick the bonus matches.

Thanks to we can tell you that the documentary will have a runtime of 1 hour and 50 minutes. It will be an introspective look at Phillip Jack Brooks, best known to the WWE Universe as CM Punk. In the written description, the DVD is not just a DVD – it’s a pipe bomb.

For the first-time ever, experience the rise of CM Punk from his free-spirited beginnings to his explosive transformation into the most unabashed, outspoken and revolutionary champion in WWE history. Fellow Superstars, close friends and the Voice of the Voiceless himself give you unprecedented access to his life in this 3-disc set. From his home, backstage and even his own tour bus, nothing is off-limits as his harrowing story is told. Through this 2-hour documentary and mind-blowing wealth of exclusive, NEVER-BEFORE-SEEN special features, learn all the secrets behind the sensation. What is CM Punk like outside the ring? Why does he choose to be Straight-Edge? What does “CM” really stand for? What is the most insulting thing you can say to him? And what inspires his blistering rants on the mic that have endeared him to a world-wide audience? These questions and so much more are answered in “CM Punk: Best in the World”!

In addition to the documentary, both the DVD and Blu-ray will include a wealth of bonus matches and extras, including Punk’s dethroning of John Cena to claim his first WWE championship at 2011’s Money in the Bank – a match considered by many to be a classic. Here’s a breakdown of the contents of each disc.

Disc One – Documentary

A New Day
Backyard Fame
Taking to the Road
Launching Pad
Constantly Learning
Dark Cloud
Not the Prototype
Outcast Champion
Having Fun
A Challenge
Saving Society
Frustrated Beyond Belief
Hometown High-Pressured Situation

Special Features
High School Sports
CM Punk – the Name
Skull Fracture
OVW vs. Albright
From Extra to Champion
December to Dismember
1st Impressions
In-Ring Style
It’s Clobbering Time
The Hat
“The Most Insulting Thing You Could Say To Me”
A Conversation with Lars
Title in the Fridge
Natalie’s T-Shirt
“Teenage Anarchist”

Disc Two – The Matches

Finals Match in the OVW World Heavyweight Championship Tournament

Brent Albright vs. CM Punk
Ohio Valley Wrestling 1st March, 2006

CM Punk vs. Justin Credible
ECW 1st August, 2006

ECW Championship Last Chance Match
CM Punk vs. John Morrison
ECW 4th September, 2007

Money in the Bank Ladder Match
Chris Jericho vs. Shelton Benjamin vs. John Morrison vs. Carlito vs. CM Punk vs. MVP vs. Mr. Kennedy
WrestleMania XXIV 30th March, 2008

World Tag Team Championship Match
CM Punk & Kofi Kingston vs. Cody Rhodes & Ted DiBiase
RAW 27th October, 2008

No Disqualification Match for the Intercontinental Championship
CM Punk vs. William Regal
RAW 19th January, 2009

Disc Three – More Matches

Tables, Ladders, and Chairs Match for the World Heavyweight Championship
Jeff Hardy vs. CM Punk
SummerSlam 23rd August, 2009

Rey Mysterio Joins the SES vs. CM Punk’s Hair
Rey Mysterio vs. CM Punk
Over the Limit 23rd May, 2010

WWE Championship Match
John Cena vs. CM Punk
Money in the Bank 17th July, 2011

WWE Championship Match
CM Punk vs. Chris Jericho
WrestleMania XXVIII 1st April, 2012

WWE Championship Match

CM Punk vs. Daniel Bryan
Over the Limit 20th May, 2012

Blu-ray Exclusive Content – More Stories and an extra match

No Plan B
Easter Greeting
Chicken Wings and Apple Pie
Most Recognizable Tattoo
Fish Tattoo
Traveling with Ace
No Microphone
ECW Arena Match
Hanging with Eddie Guerrero
Driving Away With the Title
Wrestling Camp
“They’re Gonna Hate Me”
Six People, One Room
I’m a Paul Heyman Guy
The Marathon
The Bus Tour
Kofi’s Challenge
WrestleMania Day
A Day at the Ball Field
True Respect

Finals Match in the Intercontinental Championship Tournament

Rey Mysterio vs. CM Punk
Armageddon 14th December, 2008

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