WWE has confirmed that Paul “Triple H” Levesque is recovering from a cardiac event.
The company released a statement on its official website which read: “Paul Levesque, a.k.a. Triple H, underwent a successful procedure last week at Yale New Haven Hospital following a cardiac event.
“The episode was caused by a genetic heart issue and Paul is expected to make a full recovery.”
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Triple H is a former multi-time WWE Champion who is currently Executive Vice President of Global Talent Strategy Development and COO for the company.
In 2003, he married Stephanie McMahon, the daughter of WWE Chairman Vince McMahon, and the couple have three daughters together: Aurora, Murphy and Vaughn.
His last match in WWE happened during WWE’s Japan tour in 2019, his last televised match happened at WWE SuperShowdown against Randy Orton in June 2019.
Triple H has also been instrumental in creating WWE’s NXT brand, which originally had a one-hour show on the WWE Network.
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In October 2019, NXT moved to the USA Network with a weekly two-hour show on Wednesday nights. In April 2021, NXT was moved to Tuesday nights.
Recently, it has been reported that NXT was to transition back to focusing more on developing talent, rather than being WWE’s third brand.
Last month, a new, colourful NXT logo was revealed, along with a new theme song from rapper Wale. Triple H is still expected to be involved in the running of NXT, alongside Shawn Michaels.
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