WWE Executive Director Bruce Prichard has an update on the health of Triple H following his heart surgery earlier in the year.
WWE confirmed the shock news that Triple H – real name Paul Levesque – had undergone a successful procedure following a “cardiac event.”
The company issued the statement on its website following the surgery, you can read it below.
“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.”
Two weeks after the initial news, Triple H released a statement of his own saying that he was grateful for the love and support he has received.
“I’ve been blown away by the outreach and support from so many people. I’m recovering, doing well, & deeply grateful for all the love in my life. Especially grateful for @ShawnMichaels& all the Superstars & crew @WWENXT! (Steph and the girls loved the snacks!) See you soon”
“He is feeling better; he’s coming along good. He’s moving along, man; more power to him!”
There is currently no timetable set for Triple H to return to work, however, a recent report by Dave Meltzer of the Wrestling Observer has suggested the surgery means his days in the ring are over.
”I wouldn’t expect HHH to ever wrestle again, although it is possible he may do one retirement match if he feels the need to leave on his own terms and doctors will clear him, but that’s not likely to be for a long time and he hasn’t even returned to behind-the-scenes work yet.”