Has WWE superstar CM Punk sensationally quit the company weeks before the launch of the WWE Network? Reports are rife that CM Punk, a former WWE champion, has told company chairman Vince McMahon that he has had enough and is "going home."
Fans of World Wrestling Entertainment are flocking to their smartphones, tablets, and ereaders tonight on the heels of a controversial new books that "exposes" the personal and professional life of Phil Brooks - better known as "CM Punk" to WWE loyalists.
After more than 10 years, movie star and box office powerhouse Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson has climbed to the top of the mountain and defeated CM Punk for the World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE) championship Sunday at the Royal Rumble.
During this past Monday’s edition of Monday Night Raw, it was announced that Daniel Bryan will once again challenge CM Punk for the WWE Championship on July 15 at the Money in the Bank pay-per-view in Phoenix.
In the triple-threat match for the WWE Championship Sunday night at No Way Out, CM Punk was able to beat the odds and retain his title in a great match against Daniel Bryan and Kane at the Izod Center.
With the rumors spreading about Brock Lesnar and Triple H battling at this year’s SummerSlam, the news has been been silent on who WWE Champion CM Punk will face at the WWE’s second-biggest event of the year outside of WrestleMania each April.
Following the success of the formation of the Nexus in 2010 and the massive push of CM Punk this past summer, the WWE is attempting to catch lightning in a bottle one more time this year to re-engage the fans of the company.
It seems as though the revolution the WWE was plugging in their recent viral marketing campaign on WWE.com was nothing more than a plug for the latest installment of the WWE’s video game series, WWE ’13.
Ever since returning to the WWE this past January, Chris Jericho has been in three straight championship main event matches from Elimination Chamber in February through WrestleMania 28 to Extreme Rules last month.
On the April 30 edition of Raw SuperShow, the WWE was riding high as they came off a great pay-per-view in Extreme Rules that saw John Cena win a bloody battle with Brock Lesnar in their Extreme Rules match.
As the chairman of the board and CEO of the WWE, it seems very reasonable that Vince McMahon will make his opinion known on things that go on in the company and making final decisions on big projects through out the year.
Earlier this week, news broke that the Miz will be the superstar picked to be the lead actor in Marine: Homefront, the third film in the franchise that previously featured superstars John Cena and Ted DiBiase.