- Lion Cub Job Search has an article on Punk's situation from a career coaching perspective here titled, "How Not To CM Punk Your Employer When Quitting."
- TMZ has an article about CM Punk "quitting" WWE at this link. According to the tabloid site, Punk quit the company after he learned about his role at WrestleMania, and feels that he's earned the right to main event the show. He was also upset about Batista winning the Royal Rumble, feeling that big Dave isn't in good wrestling shape and shouldn't be wrestling for the WWE World Heavyweight Championship at WrestleMania.
TMZ also stated that Punk is serious about leaving and "has no plans to return."