Triple H announced his retirement from pro wrestling last month due to health problems. Adam Cole was one of the many talent that Hunter has mentored, and Cole shared some great words of admiration for his mentor in a recent interview.
Cole appeared for an interview with Fightful and spoke about how much he learned from Triple H during his run in NXT. The news of Triple H’s retirement hit him hard, just like anyone else.
“I’ve made it very apparent and very clear for a very long time, both during my time in NXT and post NXT, that I think the world of Triple H. I learned so much from him. He was a huge, huge mentor to me. So to get that news was really disheartening because I know how much professional wrestling means to a guy like Hunter. However, at the same time, his health is the most important thing and his family is the most important thing. So I’m glad that he’s able to take care of himself and make sure he needs to do what he has to do to get on that track.”
It is pretty evident that Cole admires Triple H greatly. He was happy that Hunter is alright and taking his time to focus on his health entirely.
“So truth be told, with the way stuff has been going lately, I’m just happy he’s okay. But yeah, I mean, everything that he’s given to the wrestling industry and the wrestling business will never be forgotten, whether it be his in ring career, or the countless amount of people he’s influenced within NXT and the countless people he’s taught within NXT. So I really do, I love Triple H. I admire the hell out of him, and I’m glad he’s alright.”
After his contract with WWE expired, Cole signed with AEW last year in September. Not too long ago, Cole also opened up about how instrumental Triple H has been for his career.
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