Rare Photo Shows Arnold Schwarzenegger Giving Triple H a Taste of His Hospitality

Published 10/04/2022, 2:42 PM EDT

The legendary bodybuilder Arnold Schwarzenegger is a close friend of WWE EVP of Talent Relations and Chief Content Officer Triple H. Over the years, we saw multiple times when the Austrian Oak praised Hunter for his contributions to the sport.

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Once, The Game shared how much hospitality he received from Schwarzenegger at an event that flattered him.

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A couple of years ago, Triple H received the Arnold Classic Lifetime Achievement Award. The Cerebral Assassin shared a tweet about the same in which he thanked Arnold Schwarzenegger for this great honor.

He tweeted about receiving the award from The Governator himself as it was a sign of beautiful hospitality. Moreover, he felt overwhelmed to receive this honor in front of his wife, Stephanie McMahon, and his family.

Further, the WWE EVP of Talent Relations praised the Arnold Sports Festival for encouraging the young generation. Also, he was happy to be a part of the same.

It was a great honor for Triple H as in his speech he said, “Turn your dreams into goals and work hard to achieve them…and whenever possible, inspire. Whenever possible, give back.”

Arnold Sports Festival is an annual event that honors athletes who made notable contributions to the fitness industry. Furthermore, they have offered a lifetime of service to the enhancement of sports performance and promotion.

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Additionally, before receiving this honor in 2020, The Game was inducted into the 2015 class of the International Sports Hall of Fame. Surely, from being Hunter Hearst Helmsley to Triple H, he has come a long way.

Throwback to when Arnold Schwarzenegger and Triple H had a brawl in WWE

Before becoming a close friend of Triple H, The Governator was a close ally of Stone Cold Steve Austin. Back in 1999, when Schwarzenegger appeared on SmackDown, he gave some memorable moments; one of those is having a brawl with Hunter at ringside.

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After being around the locker room area for the entire episode, Schwarzenegger sat for commentary on the main event. The main event of the night took place between Triple H, The Rock, and the late Test.

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Austin was the guest referee. However, in the middle of the match, Schwarzenegger threw a steel chair inside for Austin to hit Triple H. Later, Hunter came by ringside to confront Arnie. The Austrian Oak dodged the punch and reverse-punched The Game, starting a brawl.

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The aftermath was Arnie enjoying beers with Austin in the ring as the show came to an end. It is one of the most remembered episodes of SmackDown until today.

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Tushar Deogharkar

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Tushar Deogharkar is a WWE writer at EssentiallySports. Tushar has done his Master's in Tourism Management and is an ardent fan of pro wrestling. He follows WWE and AEW very closely and wants to learn how the promotions are run.

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