Triple H Cites LA Knight As An Example Of Someone Who 'Kept Grinding'

LA Knight kept grinding. Professionally.

LA Knight made his debut in 2003, and after a decade in the business, made it to the WWE system. Knight was part of the early days of NXT under the name of Slate Randall. He didn't last long in NXT as he was released in 2014.

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Knight would continue to grind, working for IMPACT Wrestling, NWA, and various independent companies before re-signing with WWE in 2021.

Speaking on Greg & The Morning Buzz, Triple H was asked if there was a time where he was told that he wasn't good enough.

After sarcastically saying, "No, God no," he stated, "There are points in time in every career when you're told, 'You're great, you're going to do this, you're going to do that,' and that comes along and you get very excited about it, and then there are moments where things don't happen the way you want them to and people are, 'Ah, you're never going to go beyond this, you're always going to be stuck here.' There are always going to be positives and negatives. I would say, if you're not going to buy into the positives, you can't buy into the negatives. You just have to do your thing and grind. I don't care who you are, how long it takes, if you grind...I look at LA Knight right now. He's been in this business for a long time. I knew him in the very beginning. He was in NXT early in the system. A lot, he'll admit this, a lot to his own doing, he caused himself to not be in it, but he kept grinding, kept grinding, kept grinding, and here is sort of running towards the end of his career and all of a sudden, he's making it and becoming a big deal. Hopefully, he can capitalize on that, and we can, but you never know, and you keep those doors open and you see what's going to resonate. Nobody has perfect vision around the corner. You just keep grinding and doing what you do and hopefully success comes."

Knight was repackaged as Max Dupri, the leader of the Maximum Male Models, when he was called up to the main roster in 2022. When Triple H took over creative duties, he returned to being LA Knight and has become one of the top stars in the company in 2023, recently headlining WWE Crown Jewel against Roman Reigns.

Elsewhere during the interview, Triple H was asked about "The Iron Claw." Fans can find his comments on the movie by clicking here.

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