Triple H has admitted that he would be extremely open to the idea of him and The Rock squaring off one more time.
The rivalry between Triple H and The Rock goes back over 20 years when the two sure-fire Hall of Famers fought over the Intercontinental Championship. Naturally, with both men being figureheads for the Attitude Era, their paths would cross many times in the years that followed.
Years later in 2014, the old foes' paths would cross once again. Both men appeared on the 15th-anniversary edition of SmackDown and proved that if anything, time passing has only caused both men's egos to grow even bigger. The interaction between the two got somewhat heated and what was said made it sound like a WrestleMania showdown between them was planned. That did sort of happen when Rock called on Ronda Rousey at WrestleMania 31 to help him shut up The Game and his wife Stephanie McMahon.
Sadly though, aside from that interaction, there was not much else. There were even hints that Rock and Rousey would team up to take on Triple H and Stephanie McMahon, but ehre we are still waiting. Well, Triple H has been visiting India recently and, as reported by Sportskeeda, during an interview in the Mumbai Facebook office, the topic was revisited. The King of Kings admitted that due to both men's schedules it would be tricky to get done, but also said "Hey, right place, right time? I'll dance one more time with The Great One, Rock."
In reality, there is likely more to it than both men simply being in the right place at the right time. Triple H will almost certainly be at WrestleMania 34, a stage worthy of a match between him and The Rock, but The People's Champ probably won't be. Plus, if he is, he'll likely not be having a match. The last time Rocky competed in a competitive match—with John Cena at WrestleMania 29 (we're not including his victory over Eric Rowan that lasted a few seconds)—he suffered an injury that delayed filming of the Hercules movie Rock played the lead in. The third generation star can't risk something like that happening again.
As much as a Triple H versus The Rock match looks appealing on paper, would it be welcomed by the fans? While the likes of Goldberg and The Undertaker still wrestled at WrestleMania 33 earlier this year, the lack of run-ins or appearances from stars like The Rock and Stone Cold suggested WWE might be taking a step away from relying on past talent. What's more is that the event was a huge success, proving that WrestleMania can, in fact, work without Vince McMahon having to call in favors and wheel out stars he relied on 15 to 20 years ago.
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