Bronson Reed reflects on his relationship with Triple H following his NXT North American Championship victory.
Bronson Reed captured his first WWE Championship after over a decade in the business on Tuesday, May 18, 2021, when he defeated Johnny Gargano inside of a steel cage to stake his claim as the number two guy in NXT.
After his win, Bronson Reed shared a moment with his wife and in an interview with Sports Illustrated, Bronson Reed reveals Bronson bringing his wife into the ring was Triple H’s idea.
“I made sure she was there to watch. It meant a lot to have her there, and it’s the first time in over a year she’s come to a live event. Right before the show was about to begin, I said to Triple H, ‘Hey, my wife’s going to be here.’ I thought we could embrace outside the ring after the match. Triple H said to bring her into the ring, and I was very grateful for that.
“It was very real. We didn’t script it, and I didn’t script breaking down in the ring. My wife had actually asked me if I’d break down in the ring and cry, and I said, 'No way! I’ll be holding the title up and it will look really cool.' Then I cried. So there are some things you can’t plan.”
Bronson Reed has the support of Triple H to go as far as his work ethic is willing to take him.
In a separate interview with Rick Ucchino of Sportskeeda, Bronson Reed explained that after his victory Triple H told him that this was only the beginning of his success in WWE.
"The first people I see are Shawn Michaels and Triple H," Reed revealed to Sportskeeda Wrestling. "They both embraced me, hugged me, and congratulated me. I said to Triple H, 'I'm going to work hard because I want more of these. I want more championships.' And he said to me, 'This is only the beginning.' It means a lot to me that he's installed his faith into me."
One of Bronson Reed's lofty goals In WWE is to eventually have a match against Brock Lesnar. Learn more about that here.