Straight edge wrestling champion CM Punk has left the World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE), although this time there is reason to believe it could be for good. The Chicago native chose to leave the organization following the Monday Night RAW, though at this point details are minimal.
The wrestler posted the following on Monday:
Information provided by TMZ suggests that Punk was unhappy with his role in the upcoming Wrestlemania XXX:
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.
Punk’s contract is up in July, although the wrestler, who’s real name is Phil Brooks, had previously threatened to quit in spring 2013. Punk hinted at his discontent last week in an interview at the Wizard World Comicon in Portland: