CM Punk is cursed. Everyone he's associated with gets fired or buried. Think about it.
Wrestles on ECW: ECW gets canceled shortly after Punk gets moved to the Raw roster.
Straight Edge Society: Everyone fired except Punk
New Nexus: Everyone amounted to nothing except Punk
Colt Cabana refeence: WWE has gone out of their way to not mention him
Beats Cena for title: Cena goes on worst 1 1/2 year stretch of his career (kayfabe wise), with a multitude of key losses.
Faces Ziggler when he's gaining momentum: Ziggler gets buried for months after the loss at RR
Faces Jericho: Jericho gets kayfabe KO'd during a PPV, then gets a you're fired match shortly after losing his fued with Punk. Subsquently loses and gets fired.
Faces Daniel Bryan, who just came off a WHC reign, Bryan becomes a jobber for months before becoming a joke character who's now jobbing for his tag team
Faces the undefeated Ryback: Ryback is now 0-3 at PPVs, 0-3 in WWE title matches, and been put through 6 tables in 2 1/2 months by rookies.
Tyson Kidd: Gets name dropped, blows out ACL same week
The CM Punk curse ladies and gentleman. It's real, it's damn real.