Triple H is going to become the mastermind that runs WWE in a few years (hopefully sooner than later). Whenever that may happen, WWE should change for the better. If NXT is a hint for anything, Triple H understands today's wrestling. However, don't let Triple H's current dealings make us forget about the his past. At one point many of his fellow wrestlers had reasons to dislike him and many wrestlers did dislike him. He was a constant presence around the main event picture to the point where both fans and his fellow wrestlers were sick of him. He held wrestlers down and quickly became known as a wrestler who "buries other talent." However, he did have his fair share of friends. Most of friends disagree with people's disliking for him. They defend Triple H whenever they get the opportunity. Triple H has never made it known that he hates specific wrestlers, well besides one. However, it is clear that Triple H is not fond of some wrestlers in the business. On the other side of the spectrum, it is clear who he is friends with.
Which 8 wrestlers are on Triple H's good side and which 7 aren't.
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15 Loves: Scott Hall
Scott Hall and Triple H were both members of The Kliq (something you'll see a lot of on this list). According to Hall, The Kliq were fans of Triple H in WCW while he was known as Terra Ryzing. They then immediately told him to ride with them when he made the jump to the WWE. Triple H was usually the designated driver while The Kliq members were doing their antics. Triple H took part in the Curtain Call Incident in 1996 despite the fact that he had to of known he was gonna get flack for it. Triple H's career was damaged for taking part in the Curtain Call but he still chose to do it. Scott Hall is also more than likely to get a creative job when Triple H has complete control over the company.
14 Hates: Paul London
Paul London was a part of one of my favorite tag teams during the 2000s. That team being London & Kendrick. The duo were Tag Team Champions for close to year. After they lost the titles, the group unfortunately floundered. He was released by the WWE in 2007 for smiling right before Vince's limo exploded. London recently made comments about Triple H. He commented on Triple H raising the arm of Kevin Owens. In short he's calling him a hypocrite for ushering in this new talent while they don't have the look of a wrestler. For example, Kevin Owens is nowhere near being in shape, but Triple H is a former bodybuilder. He then went on to say that Triple H is keeping himself relevant off of guys like Owens and Finn Balor.
13 Loves: Road Dogg
Ironically, Road Dogg at one point hated Triple H. During his awful TNA run, Road Dogg and Billy Gunn did shoot promos on Triple H and WWE every week for a very long time (of course, this could have been simply a rating ploy set forth by TNA management). But once he returned to the company, all of the hatred and beef was squashed. Obviously, everyone knows that both men were members of D-Generation X. But the relationship goes deeper than that. Road Dogg in a way has become a corporate puppet for WWE. Every chance he gets, he takes to Twitter to defend the current product. He is also a road agent for the wrestlers, a position of which is considered pretty high in WWE.
12 Hates: Bret Hart
Bret Hart has become one of the worst things about wrestling. He consistently talks about how much better he is compared to other wrestlers. Bret Hart was quoted saying" I don't care how many championships Triple H wins, he couldn't lace my f****** boots." He was also upset that Triple H had a higher rating then him in WWE 2K16. He claims Triple H was a very mediocre and medium wrestler. Hart's beef with Triple H is completely unjustifiable. He is bitter for whatever reason (and has been bitter for quite some time now). It may be because he is still be angry over Triple H's involvement in the Montreal Screwjob (Triple H displayed his hatred for Hart when eh basically pulled the rigger on the idea.). Triple H laughed off Bret's comments as the better man would.
11 Loves: X-Pac
X-Pac and Triple H were incredibly close. They were both members of the famed D-Generation X and both are members of The Kliq. Triple H had an angry X-Pac brought in after his unjust release from WCW in 1998. Their friendship really became showcased to the world when X-Pac continued to go down a bad path and Triple H reached out to try to help him get to rehab. Triple H and Vince each paid to have X-Pac go to rehab and help him get fixed. Triple H also helped to get X-Pac his most memorable moment of his career when returned at Raw 1000 with D-Generation X. He was also apart of the match with Triple H and Sting at WrestleMania 31 and continues to pop in here and there on WWE Network specials.
10 Hates: Chyna
Chyna was brought in to the WWE by Triple H in 1997. She then went on to become his girlfriend (not in storyline, in real life). After Triple H and Stephanie McMahon were together in an on-screen relationship it is believed that Triple H cheated on Chyna. Unfortunately, they were never able to reconcile the past before her death. Triple H did Tweet about her on the day of her passing but the two were never able speak about their differences. The only way for the differences to be made up is to have Chyna become a member of the Hall of Fame. Stephanie McMahon has already said that she will become a member of the Hall of Fame. Lets see if she holds her word.
9 Loves: Finn Balor
Finn Balor was on the best talents Triple H recruited in 2014. It's really clear that Triple H worked with Finn Balor as soon as he joined the company. The two are very close and have taken many pictures after NXT TakeOver events. Balor has even used The Kliq hand gesture since his days in NJPW. Triple H has even had Finn Balor go over on Roman Reigns in his debut match on Raw. To go over Roman Reigns clean in WWE is something incredibly special. Triple H may be fighting an uphill battle against Vince McMahon over the use of Finn since Vince McMahon has hardly ever had top guys with heavy accents. Finn's next few years in WWE should be interesting to see.
8 Hates: Goldberg
Goldberg shocked the professional world at Survivor Series when he squashed Brock Lesnar in less than two minutes. Some think that this return may have never happened. Goldberg's run in WWE in 2003 to 2004 is one of the most abysmal things wrestling fans have ever had to watch. WWE somehow ruined an easy character like Goldberg by having him lose to Triple H at SummerSlam 2003. It was an Elimination Chamber match for the World Heavyweight Championship. Goldberg was dominating the entire match while Triple H locked himself in a pod because he could only do limited work due to an injury. Since Triple H was injured, many believed the timing was perfect to put the title on Goldberg but did they? No they kept the title on Triple H for another month where he then lost it to Goldberg. The reign was short as he lost it in a couple of months.
7 Loves: Ric Flair
This story is the most inspiring on the list. In late 2001 Ric Flair returned to the WWE. By 2002 it looked as if he wasted his time. Flair was used as an enhancement talent to many of the wrestlers at the time including Brock Lesnar and even Rico. It seemed as if he was there with no purpose. Triple H then pitched the idea of Ric Flair managing him. Little did we know that this idea would turn out to be something special. After they were put together, Evolution was then created and Flair was able to survive in the WWE for another six years. After Evolution ended, Flair and Triple H had a series of great matches when Triple H turned on Ric Flair.
6 Hates: Scott Steiner
Scott Steiner returned to the WWE in late 2002 after he had a very successful heel run in WCW. He was placed on Raw and was immediately put in to the World Heavyweight Championship picture against Triple H. They were booked to face each other at the Royal Rumble. The build-up included a pose down and an arm wrestling match for whatever reason. When the match came it was complete and utter garbage, as the two had no chemistry at all. So what did they do next? They booked the same match at No Way Out the following month. The match was still bad and Steiner was demoted very far down the card. Steiner wasn't even at WrestleMania the next month. Therefore, it is safe to say that the two are not fond of each other.
5 Loves: The Undertaker
Vince McMahon's love for The Undertaker has had to have trickle down to Triple H. The Undertaker is easily the greatest creation of Vince McMahon and is therefore the greatest WWE Superstar ever (this is one debate that shouldn't take place). Triple H and The Undertaker have had three classic WrestleMania matches together. The first came at the greatest WrestleMania ever. That being WrestleMania X-Seven. That match is my favorite of the bunch but I may be in the minority with that opinion. They then wrestled at back-to-back WrestleMania event in gems of matches. At WrestleMania XXVIII, they had the "End of an Era" Hell in a Cell match that saw Shawn Michaels, Triple H, and The Undertaker hug each other after the match.
4 Hates: Booker T
Booker T was on fire in 2003. He was on pace to become the World Heavyweight Champion on Raw. He would receive his first one-on-one shot at WrestleMania XIX after winning a Battle Royal on Raw to earn the shot. The feud was a very strange one leading up to the match. The champion Triple H said to Booker T: "People like you don't deserve to be World Champion." That is obviously a racist statement. But this should have lead to Booker becoming World Heavyweight Champion, right? Well if that's what you thought, you were wrong and Triple H won rather cleanly. Triple H hit Booker T with a Pedigree and waited for what seemed like an eternity. He then pinned Booker and won although he waited forever to pin him.
3 Loves: Kevin Nash
Kevin Nash and Triple H are both members of The Kliq. Therefore, it is obvious that the two are close friends. As soon as Triple H made the leap over to the WWE, he was immediately linked to the group. According to Kevin Nash, Triple H was a perfect fit for the group although he wasn't a drinker or a drug-user as all the members of The Kliq were at that point in time (makes you wonder if they were really looking for a friend or simply a babysitter?). Triple H would usually have to be the driver while the other members were all messed up on some form of drug or alcohol. Some believe that when Triple H gets full control of company, Kevin Nash will be a member of the creative team.
2 Hates: CM Punk
This hatred is unfortunately obvious. The heat began way back in 2006 when Triple H didn't believe CM Punk was made for the WWE. The heat picked back up in 2011 when Punk was red hot during the "Summer of Punk" angle. Triple H interjected himself in to the feud for no reason whatsoever None! He and Punk wrestled a match at Night of Champions 2011 with many believing Punk should and would come out victorious. Sadly this was not the case and Triple H was the winner. During Punk's explanation as to why he left, he and Triple H got in to a heated argument with Punk bringing up the fact that Triple H buried him while he was the hottest wrestler in the entire industry.
1 Shawn Michaels
The most obvious of all the relationships comes in at number one. Shawn Michaels and Triple H's relationship goes all the way back to 1995 when Triple H debuted with the company. Triple H would obviously then go on to be a member of The Kliq with Shawn Michaels. Triple H risked his career in 1996 during the Curtain Call Incident. The two went on to form D-Generation X. During the early days of DX, the two began to really show what they were like together outside of WWE. When HBK came back in 2002, the two put on a classic, a match that wouldn't be as good if they weren't best friends. Shawn Michaels was inducted in the Hall of Fame by Triple H in 2011.
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