WWE executive and on-air performer, Triple H recently spoke with IGN to promote next weekend’s Royal Rumble pay-per-view. He said that given the flurry of superstars scheduled to participate in this year’s Royal Rumble match, the match will be the most unpredictable as it would be difficult to estimate the winner given the level of talent participating in the ring.
He also reiterated that Kurt Angle was one of the most deserving candidates for the Hall of Fame induction. He added that his role was one of the most impactful and memorable and iconic characters in the WWE.
He added that he was present with Angle when he went out to train and participate in the Olympics and that it was inspirational to see Kurt who had almost zero knowledge of the industry transform into one of the most incredible performers in the attitude era. He also added that he believed that he never saw anyone pick up the job as fast as Kurt did.
He also spoke about wanting to retire from in-ring competition, giving his hectic behind the scenes role and producing NXT. He added that it was the common belief that for people like him and other guys from his era, it is very difficult to convince them to step away and said jokingly that if given the opportunity, he would definitely love to retire.
In a recent interview on the recent edition of Fox Sports’ Wrestling Compadres podcast, when asked about Seth Rollins’ recent comments, he joked that Rollins must know where the WWE headquarters is located and added that at some point of time, Seth must be careful what he wishes for although most of the stuff that is targeted towards Triple H does not bother him much.
Former three-time WWE women’s champion, A.J. Lee has finished writing her autobiography, ‘Crazy is my Superpower’ and the book is scheduled to be released on April 4th on Amazon.com.
WWE superstar, Dolph Ziggler recently attended the women’s march at Washington against Donald Trump’s presidency expressing his support to the cause. Interestingly, Triple H and Stephanie McMahon attended the inauguration ceremony of the president, Donald Trump.
A new report was released about Drew Galloway and the Hardy brothers’ Impact Wrestling contracts expiring soon. According to the Wrestling Observer Newsletter, neither of them have signed new deals with Anthem Sports as of this week and currently, the WWE does not have any interest in Galloway, but may be interested in the Hardy brothers.
Dave Meltzer noted that Hardy brothers will most likely stay with Impact Wrestling, while Galloway recently revealed on Jim Ross’ podcast that he was planning to sign a new Impact deal soon.
WWE superstar, Bray Wyatt recently took some time to talk to the folks at Sky Sports to promote next weekend’s Royal Rumble pay per view. When asked who deserves to be the winner of the main event of WrestleMania, he quickly quipped that he was the most deserving candidate. He also spoke about who his dream opponent at WrestleMania would be. He said that Daniel Bryan would be his ideal candidate as he felt that he was not finished with Bryan.
He also threw names like the Undertaker, Jake ‘the Snake’ Roberts and Ric Flair in his prime as ideal WrestleMania opponents. This year, he hoped to defeat AJ Styles if he is still the WWE champion by then and preferred it to be a last man standing match.
WWE superstar James Ellsworth shared a video he made asking fans to use the ‘#EllsworthRumble’ hashtag to get him into the Royal Rumble match.
WWE superstar Tamina Snuka recently revealed through her social media account that there are no plans in place to have a funeral service for her late father, Jimmy ‘Superfly’ Snuka by her family. She added that her family would be looking for a future date to appropriately celebrate her late father’s legacy and life in a way that would make him proud.
WWE Hall of Famer spoke about the WWE’s decision to honour the career and life of Jimmy Snuka. He said that he had no issues with it and was glad that they recognized it. He added that he was glad the WWE acknowledged it.
The Texas Rattle Snake and WWE Hall of Famer, Stone Cold Steve Austin spoke with Complex.com for an interview and gave credit to the current president of the United States, Donald Trump for taking the Stone Cold stunner at WrestleMania 23 back in 2007.