Jim Ross explains why Triple H disliked former WWE rival in actual life



Former WWE commentator and govt Jim Ross believes Triple H initially disliked Chris Jericho resulting from his measurement and expertise.

Triple H and Jericho made their WWE debuts in 1995 and 1999, respectively, after beforehand working for WCW. The 2 males famously had real-life points with one another behind the scenes within the late Nineteen Nineties and early 2000s.

Ross, who additionally labored as WWE’s Head of Expertise Relations, spoke about Jericho’s first yr in WWE on this week’s Grilling JR podcast. He stated Triple H should have had a “politically primarily based” agenda in opposition to his former co-worker.

“Triple H in all probability didn’t like him as a result of he’s shorter and he’s a hell of a hand, and any individual’s gonna get to determine what he’s all about. I assumed for a man as good as Paul Levesque [Triple H’s real name], and he’s, and I noticed he’s getting higher from his coronary heart points, which is nice. He’s so good, therefore why I named him the Cerebral Murderer on an entrance…” Ross stated.

“There’s gotta be a motive there. There’s gotta be an agenda of some sort, Conrad [Grilling JR host Conrad Thompson], why Triple H would say that [Jericho needed to learn “the WWE style”], and I consider it was politically primarily based. Now, he gained’t agree with that.”

Chris Jericho and Triple H confronted one another in three pay-per-view singles matches between 2000 and 2002. Their most memorable match happened at WrestleMania 18, the place Triple H defeated his opponent in the principle occasion to win the Undisputed Championship.

Chris Jericho is now buddies with Triple H

As the image above exhibits, Chris Jericho and Triple H grew to become buddies a number of years after they started working collectively in WWE.

Talking on Steve Austin’s Damaged Cranium Periods present earlier in 2021, Jericho stated Triple H was not the one WWE Famous person who disliked him.

“There was some folks that simply didn’t need me there as a result of I used to be a WCW man, not realizing [that he ultimately wanted to work for WWE]. I talked to Triple H about this on Discuss Is Jericho. We hated one another for years and we don’t even actually know why now, however on the time it was like, ‘This man’s a chunk of s***,’” Jericho stated.

The present AEW star added that Triple H thought he solely joined WWE as a result of WCW not wished him. In actuality, each Jericho and Triple H aspired to work for WWE even whereas they had been employed by WCW.

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