“I Sent Him That in a Message”: Triple H Breaks Silence on Edge’s AEW Move, 7 Days After His WrestleDream Debut

Published 10/08/2023, 1:54 AM EDT

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The biggest news in AEW has been the debut of Adam Copeland aka Edge. Edge was with WWE for more than two decades. He started his career at the promotion in 1998 and finally left the promotion in 2023. As fans were wondering what the star would do next, news of him debuting at AEW surfaced.

Until now there were no comments on this from WWE, but recently at the press conference that followed the WWE Fastlane 2023, Paul ‘Triple H’ Levesque shared how he felt after he heard the news.

Triple H says there is no animosity over Edge’s AEW move


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Levesque said that he felt that the time was right for everyone to move on. He added that Edge had an amazing career at the Stanford-based promotion. According to him, Copeland has given everything that he had to offer to the promotion. Triple H also talked about the goodwill which is present at WWE. He said “ I think he said it the other day, there’s no animosity here, there are no hard feelings. He’s doing what’s right for him and his family and I’m happy for him. Very, very happy for him.” implying that he is happy for his former colleague.



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Further, he added, “I sent him that in a message. ‘I’m happy for you’ and I’m proud of him. This has to be right for you, this is a grind, it’s a lot of hard work. Gotta be right for you.” stating he wished nothing but the best for his old friend. He also said that his departure has created a spot in the promotion and a lot of talented stars are out there who want to take that position. But it won’t be easy as there is a long line of more talented people who could do justice to the role in the same way he did.

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Even though Edge has been receiving support from his previous workplace, a lot of fans are worried about how will he cope up with the demanding schedule. But a fraction of them have been criticizing him online. And the 49-year-old star took to social media to send the trollers a stern message.

Edge shuts down critics


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Following his debut at AEW, fans have been criticizing the R- R-rated Superstar for making this move. For this, he took to X (former Twitter) to address his fans. He wrote a series of tweets for his fans. One such message included stating that the fans who enjoyed his work at WWE still have the opportunity to do so at AEW. He will be working hard for his fans and will make sure the journey of the star is not over yet.

In September of 2023, Edge had his farewell match against Sheamus in WWE. He had won that match and even celebrated with The Celtic Warrior later. After that, when fans were wondering what would happen next for the star, he made his debut at AEW’s WrestleDream. There he was seen trying to save Darby Allin from his old friend, Christian Cage. Many fans have been speculating that this might lead the way to friends turned foe angle at AEW.


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Shaikh Aerajuddin


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Shaikh Aerajuddin is a WWE writer at EssentiallySports. With a Masters degree in Sports Science, Aeraj always carries a keen eye for detail and understands the various nuances of pro wrestling beyond the ring. Being a pro wrestling fan from his childhood, Aeraj now uses his analytical mind to tell a story in his articles for ES.
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Sherjeel Malik