Backstage News On Why CM Punk Wasn't Buried At RAW, Why He Has Leverage Right Now

Backstage News On Why CM Punk Wasn't Buried At RAW, Why He Has Leverage Right Now Photo: @AKASez

Source: PWInsider Elite

We noted before that there was a Bad News Barrett segment considered for this past Monday's RAW from Chicago where Barrett would have informed fans that hometown star CM Punk wasn't there.

WWE decided not to go with this angle because Vince McMahon still does not want to bury Punk publicly. Vince still hopes that Punk will get his head on straight and come back to WWE. Punk moves a lot of merchandise and WWE wants to have some kind of relationship with him because they've invested a lot of time and money into Punk and his licensing.

It's said that Punk has some leverage now because of his relationship with Vince McMahon but as Triple H gains more power, things could change for Punk as far as how easy it is for him to come back when he wants.

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