Earlier tonight, PWInsider.com reported that the word going around backstage at this past weekend's live events is WWE had granted CM Punk an early release from his contract.
In an update to this story, Dave Meltzer of The Wrestling Observer is reporting that WWE is officially stating CM Punk has not been released from WWE. Another person within the company also reportedly reached out to Meltzer and told him the PWInsider report is false.
Main Event Announced For Smackdown This Week
WWE announced on Raw tonight that Sheamus vs Christian will take place on Smackdown this week.