Triple H has been recovering from a torn pectoral that he suffered at the WWE Crown Jewel pay-per-view back on Nov. 2, but The Game could return to the ring sooner rather than later.
On a recent media call, Triple H revealed that he's back to training again, meaning there's a strong possibility that he will be back in the nick of time for WrestleMania 35, set to take place in East Rutherford, New Jersey.
"I just got cleared to actually start training," he said on a media call, via Jon Fuentes of eWrestlingNews.com. "Anyone that’s had a serious injury knows the difference between rehabbing a couple of hours a day and actually training...It was one week ago I got the clearance so the training has already been stepped up. But I’m feeling good."
At Crown Jewel, Triple H and Shawn Michaels reunited as D-Generation X, and they went up against Kane and Undertaker (Brothers of Destruction). DX won the match, but Triple H's pectoral injury forced him out of action for an unspecified amount of time. He has appeared sporadically on television, though.
WrestleMania 35 is set to take place on Apr. 7, so that gives Triple H two and a half months to get ready for the big show. It's anybody's guess who he would face in a match, but as Fuentes noted, there have been rumors about him squaring off against Batista - his former Evolution counterpart.
Triple H also defeated 'Taker in a match at the Superstar Show-Down pay-per-view in Australia, back in October. The Game usually faces a high-profiled superstar at WrestleMania (legend or current star), so we can probably expect a similar opponent if he's able to compete by then.
The Game has made several appearances on television since his injury, so he hasn't been out of storyline entirely. We'll see what happens between now and Apr. 7, as he tries to get cleared in time for the big show.
What This Means
It's obviously great news that Triple H is cleared to train, which gives him plenty of time to be ready for WrestleMania. There's no guarantee he'll be able to compete, of course, but at least there is some optimism here.