If you are lucky enough to wander into the backstage area or at WWE headquarters, then you are probably going to see Triple H walking around with a bit more swagger than usual. The former world heavyweight champion revealed through social media that NXT live event being held in Brooklyn during Summerslam weekend has officially sold out. Approximately 13,000 fans are expected.
August 10, 2015
To promote the upcoming Terminator movie in Mexico, producers opted to sign a deal with Rey Mysterio, one of the more beloved performers south of the border. Much like what was done with Triple H at Wrestlemania, Mysterio was given a similar theme to come out to at a recent AAA live event. Some said that it was better than what HHH had.
June 15, 2015
Since WWE has been putting on a full court press on trying to get Ronda Rousey to work a match at Wrestlemania, the belief is that someone from the company will be there in person when she has her next fight. Things aren't as certain since the event is going to be taking place in Brazil. Triple H is unlikely to attend since he spends his weekends on the road, directing the live events. Stephanie McMahon might be able to make it, though.
June 4, 2015
In a sign that Vince McMahon is stepping a bit away from his job as the CEO of WWE, Finn Balor revealed that he finally got a chance to meet the boss at the NXT live event that took place during Wrestlemania weekend. In the past, McMahon personally meets with every wrestler that he signs to a contract. This means that Triple H was the one that did the meeting and the negotiations. The changing of the guard is definitely happening.
May 20, 2015
For the longest time, Michelle Beadle was one of the more famous WWE fans in the mainstream media. She would frequently visit the live events and hang out backstage. That has come to an end, and she is blaming Triple H for it. Michelle stated that she could no longer support a company that publicly and firmly supports Floyd Mayweather, whom she labeled as a serial domestic abuser. The boxer actually had her banned from the big fight.
May 3, 2015
Triple H has to be beaming with pride backstage nowadays. His managerial style has turned NXT into quite the success. It is being said that tickets are selling extremely fast for the live events that he has been promoting. Things have gotten to the point where fans are being turned away at the door, which increases the anticipation even more for the next show. HHH has restored a lot of faith in people about the future of WWE being in good hands.
April 12, 2015
One of the reasons why Vince McMahon is starting to become a big fan of NXT is the fact that the brand was able to sell out tickets to a live event without needing to promote the matches. That means that fans are simply showing up because they support the brand in whole. WWE live events usually reveal the main event matches that will be taking place on the card. This gives Triple H a bit more leverage when it comes to backstage politics.
April 9, 2015
Success has a funny way of changing up your plans. Now that Triple H has proven that his NXT stars can draw fans to live events, the company has scrapped the plans of having them do shows at small venues that WWE normally avoids. Management is now looking for medium sized venues for their developmental stars. Another idea being tossed around is to do these shows on a Saturday night in the same town of the pay per view.
April 3, 2015
According to the rapper himself, WWE has banned Wale from being involved with their promotion. He feels that this is because he was involved in an incident with a fan at one of the live events. The company itself has not mentioned anything about it. The Washington DC native also told TMZ that he would love to try to smooth things over with Triple H. He also mentioned that his dream job would be working as an assistant for Vince McMahon.
April 1, 2015
The NXT live event last night started at 10pm local time. In order to save money on union costs, Vince McMahon needed his company to be out of the building by midnight. However, the WWE CEO was having so much fan and felt the electricity in the audience, he decided that it was a cost he was willing to pay. The show went on for another hour, which bodes well for wrestling fans that want to see Triple H gain more power backstage.
March 28, 2015