WWE: Triple H says nobody will take Vince McMahon's role

Published 1 Comments

Vince McMahon has faced plenty of criticism this year after a raft of mistakes forced the WWE universe to voice their concerns.

The decision to start a subscription-based video streaming service has not gone down well, with McMahon falling well short of the subscription figures he wanted for the WWE Network.

Losing popular wrestler CM Punk in an acrimonious exit has not helped WWE fans opinion of McMahon, and as you can imagine, the decision to cut WWE's 2014 budget by $20 million and the firing of a raft of wrestlers has not gone down well.

Not interested McMahon role

Then there is the criticism that WWE's rookie programme if you will, NXT, is actually better than the product on Raw and SmackDown. As a result, there has been plenty of speculation that suggests Vince McMahon will step down from his position sooner rather than later. But Triple H, the man ultimately solely responsible for the ever improving product on NXT, explained in an interview with Sam Roberts this week that he is not interested in taking over the reigns from Vince McMahon.

"Nobody is ever going to take Vince's spot. Because one, he'll probably out live all of us. He's like a cockroach, he'll survive the nuclear holocaust and be the only one left," Triple H explained in an interview with Sam Roberts.

Related articles 

Kurt Angle reveals Vince McMahon is no longer in control
Vince McMahon set to make huge network u-turn
WWE: Vince McMahon to fire more as financial trouble cripples company

Enjoying his role 

Rather than have his eyes on McMahon's role in WWE, HHH says he gets more of a kick out of seeing new superstars come through the ranks.

"For me, just to be a part of the business is the biggest goal of mine. I have always loved the creative component as much as I dug everything else. Now for me I get as much excitement out of things like when Bray [Wyatt] first came up and we put him out on TV and he was this instant success and I felt like his proud dad.

"Just to see that and be a part of that helping him get there was so cool. I always enjoy that part of the process. Did I ever think it would lead to me taking Vince's spot as some people say? But nobody will ever replace Vince."

Do YOU want to write for GiveMeSport? Get started today by signing-up and submitting an article HERE: http://gms.to/writeforgms

Vince McMahon

Article Comments

Report author of article

Please let us know if you believe this article is in violation of our editorial policy, please only report articles for one of the following reasons.

Report author


This article has been written by a member of the GiveMeSport Writing Academy and does not represent the views of GiveMeSport.com or SportsNewMedia. The views and opinions expressed are solely that of the author credited at the top of this article. GiveMeSport.com and SportsNewMedia do not take any responsibility for the content of its contributors.

Want more content like this?

Like our GiveMeSport Facebook Page and you will get this directly to you.

Already Subscribed to Facebook, don't ask me again

Follow GiveMeSport on Twitter and you will get this directly to you.

Already Following, don't ask me again

Like our GiveMeSport - WWE Page and you will get this directly to you.

Already Subscribed to G+, don't ask me again