WWE: Paul 'Triple H' Levesque undergoes heart procedure following 'cardiac event'

Paul 'Triple H' Levesque undergoes heart procedure following 'cardiac event'

WWE has today confirmed that Triple H (real name Paul Levesque), underwent a successful heart procedure last week following a "cardiac event".

WWE released a statement today regarding Triple H, confirming that the incident was caused by a genetic heart issue. However, the statement notes that he is expected to make a full recovery.

The statement regarding the health of the WWE Executive Vice President of Global Talent Strategy & Developmental reads as follows. 

WWE issued the following statement today regarding Paul “Triple H” Levesque, WWE Executive Vice President, Global Talent Strategy & Development:

“Paul Levesque, a.k.a. Triple H, underwent a successful procedure last week at Yale New Haven Hospital following a cardiac event. The episode was caused by a genetic heart issue and Paul is expected to make a full recovery.”

This is obviously an incredibly scary situation and we all wish Triple H a full and speedy recovery. However, it's great to hear that professionals are positive he'll be making a full recovery.

Triple H currently works behind the scenes with WWE, but recently teased an in-ring return, saying he'd be open to stepping back in the ring if the right story presented itself.

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