Triple H has long believed in the creative mind of Samoa Joe.
After briefly being released by WWE shortly after WrestleMania 37, Samoa Joe resurfaced in NXT on Tuesday, June 15 to act as an enforcer in an effort to help William Regal restore order to the brand.
Speaking with the New York Post, Triple H would say that this move, particularly Joe working behind the scenes as a talent scout, was one that was in discussion long before the global pandemic even occurred.
Triple H, who brought Samoa Joe into NXT after his long run with IMPACT Wrestling, and was directly involved in his arrival on Monday Night Raw as an on-screen character, would say that he has always seen Samoa Joe and his natural talent for understanding the industry and wanted that a part of his team a long time ago.
"It was something that we were already talking about anyways,” Levesque told The Post. “What people tend to focus on, because it’s the visual, is the in front of the camera, the character side of it. But what Joe and I have been talking about for a long period of time, before COVID, probably from the time he started in WWE in general [is] that’s he’s a very smart guy that’s very business-oriented, has a level head, and all those things and [we discussed,] ‘What is the future like and how can he help build the future,’ and he was enamored with the other side of the business and what we do.”
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