Nick Khan's First Contact With WWE Was Triple H Reaching Out In 2013 To Book Tim Tebow

Nick Khan recalls his first contact with Triple H and WWE.

Nick Khan is the current president of WWE, but before he rose up the ranks in WWE, he served as an agent in sports. Now, Khan works alongside Triple H, who oversees the creative in the company.

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Appearing on The Pat McAfee Show, Khan recalled his first contact with Triple H in 2013.

"Paul Levesque [Triple H] is the one who introduced me to WWE. He is the one who first introduced me. When I was an agent, my prior profession, and I was trying to get into the WWE business, Paul had called me an unsolicited call. This is when Tim Tebow had just gotten cut by the Patriots. Paul called me and said, 'Hey, I just wanted to introduce myself, my name is Paul Levesque.' 'Triple H, I know who you are, I remember you as Terra Ryzing.' 'Oh, you know WWE?' 'Yeah, I know WWE. I grew up a fan. I was an usher at WrestleMania 9. What's going on?' 'What do you think of Tim Tebow against the Big Show at WrestleMania [30].' I said, 'What are you thinking?' He offered some financial terms, I call Tim at the time, 'What do you think?' Tim and I had, then, a top-secret, private meeting. Tim Tebow, myself, Vince McMahon, Triple H in Anaheim, California about that. Ultimately, it didn't happen, but Triple H and I remained in touch, and over time, he was the one who said to me, 'I think Vince may want to meet with you. I think you told me you were going to be in Dallas this weekend.' Dallas is where Raw was. 'That's good you're going to be there, if I told Vince you were flying in he'd say don't do it, but I know you're going to be there, so plan on meeting with Vince.' I went the night before. I went, sat in a hotel room, Paul called me, said Vince was ready to meet, went to Vince's office, met with him, pitched what I had to say, and we shook hands on a deal and here we are," he said.

Tim Tebow was released by the New England Patriots on August 31, 2013. The Big Show ended up competing in the Andre The Giant Memorial Battle Royal at WrestleMania 30.

Elsewhere during the interview, Khan commented on the possibility of WWE Raw moving off Mondays with Raw coming to Netflix in January 2025. You can find his full comments by clicking here.

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