This past Sunday’s Survivor Series main event involved the up-and-coming Braun Strowman, a cast of four former NXT Champions, as well as a rare appearance from John Cena. And yet, the biggest story of the match revolved around three part-timers approaching their 50s, as Triple H turned on Kurt Angle before sending Shane McMahon on his way to wrap up a convoluted victory for Team Raw.
Not that this is the first time the Triple H character has stolen a spotlight that should arguably have been reserved for somebody else.
Considering the on-screen persona he portrays—a glutton for power whose actions are often governed by his own insecurities—its perhaps only natural that there’s been a number of angles, storylines, and matches into which Triple H has been inserted for one reason or another.
Granted, it hasn’t always been entirely his own doing, and you could argue its simply a result of having been one of the biggest names in the business for so long. Others may claim it has something to do with his marrying into the McMahon family but either way, he’s proven to have an uncanny knack of being in the right place at the right time…