CM Punk disappearing from the WWE world over issues with management is just the latest chapter in the history of Superstars colliding with their bosses.
As dramatic is that exit has felt, his relationship with Vince McMahon and company is not as strained or as violent as examples from the past. Champions have left for rival companies, an angry wrestler choked his superior and another attempted a coup.
The following is a look at these momentous clashes between executives and wrestlers, ranked on the intensity of the conflict, the star power of the individuals involved and the effect the dispute had on the Superstar and the company.
Jesse Ventura's issues with McMahon are not considered as he was a commentator when he brought a lawsuit against Titan Sports and WWE.