Huge Update on Triple H’s Role at WWE After Wife Stephanie McMahon Takes Leave of Absence

Published 05/21/2022, 10:30 AM EDT

“Family always has your back” is a quote that WWE power couple Triple H and Stephanie McMahon are building strong. Yesterday, the ‘Billion Dollar Princess’, Stephanie McMahon, announced she would take a hiatus from a major of her responsibilities in WWE. However, McMahon shared her desire to spend more time with her family.

The moment when Stephanie McMahon announced her absence of leave from WWE, many imagined it had to do something with her husband, Triple H’s health. ‘The Game’ Triple H recently underwent a recovery process because of a cardiac event last year.



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In addition, he also officially retired from the in-ring competition. With Stephanie McMahon’s absence from the WWE, will the 14-time World Champion Triple H work with the company? The answer is yes!

The return of Triple H to his WWE duties!

The 14-time World champion, Triple H has returned to working full time with the WWE. Last year, ‘The Game’ Triple H took time away from the company because of a cardiac event, and his wife stepped up to take his responsibilities.

Since ‘Billion Dollar Princess’ will take time off, her husband would have his back. Dave Meltzer mentioned that ‘The Game’ is back full-time in the WWE office in this week’s Wrestling Observer Newsletter.

He noted“It was obviously a tough year with Paul Levesque being out for so long, and she had to pick up a lot of his responsibilities and obviously had to deal from a family standpoint with his health issues. Levesque is back in the office full-time now.”

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After Triple H announced his in-ring retirement, the rising question was, would he come back to the WWE as Executive Vice President of Global Strategy & Development? There is no confirmation of what role Paul Levesque, aka Triple H, would play on his way back. However, there are specific changes to his duties!

14-time World Champion would play a new gig on his come back

Stephanie McMahon’s decision came as a shock to the WWE Universe. However, Triple H’s return to the company is great news to hear. Well, Fightful Select reported some in-depth details of Triple H’s new gig in the WWE. The new position of 14-time World Champion differs from his previous role.


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As per Fightful Select“Triple H is back working now, although we’re told his duties from before his cardiac event to now are ‘categorically different.’ Brandon Thurston revealed that he’d heard WWE President Nick Khan would be assuming some of Stephanie’s work.

It is 100% confirmed that Triple H has returned for a longer time. WWE President Nick Khan would take over Stephanie McMahon’s major work. Wrestling fans would expect ‘The Game’ to handle his brainchild NXT brand. However, after his time away from the company, there have been many changes.


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As of now, Stephanie McMahon has noted at some point, she will return to the WWE. But meanwhile, ‘The Game’ would have to shape himself with the changes he missed and give the WWE Universe what they want.



Akash Dhakite

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Akash Dhakite is a WWE writer at EssentiallySports. Since he was three years old, Akash has been a fan of WWE, which gives him an ascendancy of knowledge about this sport. He grew up watching John Cena and to ‘Never Give Up’ is something that he has learned from him.

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