Why CM Punk didn’t appear on the 1/27 WWE RAW

Following a series of rewrites for the show, WWE made a decision to pull CM Punk from last night’s 1/27 WWE RAW taping in Cleveland. The original plan was to feature a series of qualifying matches for the Elimination Chamber, with Punk being scheduled for one of the qualifiers. They instead went with the six man tag main event qualifying scenario instead.

Source: PWInsider.com