After speaking with backstage WWE sources, WFEA has learned more details behind the controversy surrounding the outcome of Sunday's WWE Championship match between CM Punk and Ryback.
We're told the top WWE decision makers are split down the middle on whether Ryback should leave Atlanta with the WWE title.
It seems Triple H is of the opinion, and there are others who agree with him, that CM Punk should not lose the title. Vince McMahon, on the other hand, is leading a group of people who feel a shocking Ryback win for the title is the best decision.
There is concern from those who are in favor of CM Punk retaining that a Ryback title win might not go over well in the locker room. While sources didn't suggest Ryback is disliked, many respect CM Punk for all the hard work he's put in. It seems there are those who feel a Ryback win would serve as an immediate shock and a huge boost to his push—but ultimately would be a bad decision for future business.
After asking several sources their gut feeling on who would walk out with the title, they all said they feel by the final hour, the decision will be to go with CM Punk. However, one quickly added that with Vince being a big fan of Ryback, it wouldn't surprise them if he ignored other concerns and went with the young star.