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CM Punk

QUITTING WWE

You're Screwing Me Out of WrestleMania Glory

1/29/2014 9:06 AM PST BY TMZ STAFF
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0129-cm-punk-tmzWWE superstar CM Punk is QUITTING the organization, TMZ Sports has learned ... and sources tell us it's all because he's PISSED over the way the company wants to use him at "WrestleMania."

Sources close to the situation tell TMZ Sports ... Punk was livid when he learned officials scripted Batista to win the Royal Rumble ... because he feels Batista isn't in great wrestling shape and shouldn't be featured in the title match at the upcoming WrestleMania (the biggest event of the year).

We're told Punk feels he earned the right to be in the main event at WrestleMania -- because he's been wrestling tirelessly over the past year from house shows to overseas events. Punk was angry when he found out he'd be wrestling Triple H at WrestleMania instead of squaring off in the title match. 

Sources say ... Punk -- whose contract is up in July -- made the decision to leave WWE after "Monday Night Raw" -- and we're told that right now, he's very serious about his decision and has no plans to return.

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Crowley874    

I like cm punk. And he is a great wrestler. But for all of you to bash people like Batista is crazy. Yea he has been out for a few years. But remember. He never lost the title. He left for injury purpose. No one could beat him. Cm punk will go down as a great. But wen you hype ya self up to b the best in the world wat do you expect. Batista is still in amazing shape. He is an animal and his future is still very bright for wwe. Yea things have change. Story lines ain't wat they were. But not every one can b the face of wwe or have main even at wrestle mania xxx.

227 days ago
77.

Crowley874    

And cm punk mad that he ain't headlining wrestlemania?? Did everyone forget he jus held the title for 400 something days. Longest run in the past 20 years. Wat else does he want. He could never beat Batista. And I ain't jus Sidin the Batista but look at them. In a real wrestling match. Punk wouldn't last 10 min wit the animal

227 days ago
78.

michael    

people, its not REALLY wrestling. after reading some of the comments, i felt i needed to point that out. its just a physical soap opera.

227 days ago
79.

michael    

awwwww, wha, wha, wha. poor punk.

227 days ago
80.

BossMann    

Honestly I'm tired of WWE. They force feed us all this crap that they want us to see and hear. I'm sick of it. CM Punk is great wrestling wise. I don't think anyone except Bryant can compete with him. So why are we looking at batista? WHy not CM Punk and Daniel Bryant? THey did the same thing and force fed us Triple H for years. I'm sick of it. Its time for change. TNA sucks. WWE Sucks. I'm getting tired of UFC. THey fire who they want to and give shots to people who don't deserbe it. (Brock Lesnar) There are too many great wrestlers who can put on a show not in WWE and great fighters who will work there way to the top and never get that shot. Its time for a change.

224 days ago
81.

Leon    

Bull****, he is on the roster of wwe in holland:-)

223 days ago
82.

david beck    

Wwe has a lot to learn about how to treat the top wrestler once they get to big there fire them and it full of crap

211 days ago
83.

vibav4    

I believe that punk is one of the finest in-ring performers in the modern era. Given his age and skill, one would say "man, this guy has some wonderful yrs in the tank, why does he quit now". But you would have to realise that though he held the title for a mammoth span of time, none or i would say 80% of his matches were pitter as the 3rd or 4th match before the main event and was hardly given the spotlight especially in wrest.mania. Plus, i bet he would not have made this decision, had a Daniel Bryan won the rumble and earned a main event spot at w.mania xxx instead of Batista out of all ppl on earth who if you had noticed was taking a breather now and then during the rumble, and wasn't moving around swiftly like how he used to many yrs ago. I feel that move did piss punk off who was already fuming.

210 days ago
84.

vibav4    

The man who is out of the scene and not at the best of his shape is in the main event and those who have been toiling day in and day out are not even in the priority list...WTF??

210 days ago
85.

Troy    

Wow tmz you're garbage. This is such a negative and untrue version of the story

84 days ago
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