On Monday’s episode of WWE RAW, CM Punk defeated Rey Mysterio and Alberto Del Rio in triple threat match to earn a shot at the WWE Championship against John Cena at Money In The Bank on Sunday, July 17th.

CM Punk then announced what has been reported here in recent weeks – that his WWE contract is expiring soon, and he’s leaving the company.

UPDATE: CM Punk Comments On Leaving WWE: “Going Out With A Bang”

Punk says that his contract expires on July 17th, the day of Money in the Bank. Punk vows to capture the WWE Championship and leave with the title.

It is possible that Punk has signed a new contract, but WWE has capitalized on the real life drama and turned it into a main event storyline.

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