Triple H Talks WWE Talent Releases, Samoa Joe’s NXT Return


Triple H talked about talent releases due to budget cuts over the past few months and bringing back Samoa Joe to NXT while doing an interview with Here are the highlights:

Talent releases: 

“Coming out of COVID and a pandemic and everything else, all companies are having to make difficult decisions and we were no different. It’s a part of what we do and it happens on a regular basis, all companies have to do it. It’s not the most pleasant part of what you do, but it is what it is.”

Samoa Joe being released and then brought back:

“It wasn’t like he got let go from one part of the company and the other part of the company [hired him]. It’s all one big company. Everybody knows what everybody’s doing. … There was an opportunity for him to transition, no different than you would say, ‘Well, he was released from this pitching contract and started managing the team and became a coach.’ It’s a similar situation.”

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