12 Things You Didn't Know About Triple H

Written by Gavin Lee
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5. Reginald was considered for his first name - After moving to the WWF he was originally given the name Reginald DuPont Helmsley, but asked to change to something that could be turned into an initialism. Thus, Triple H was born.

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6. He almost broke someone’s neck with his finisher - In 1996, Triple H was fighting Marty Garner, who was unfamiliar with his finishing move the ‘Pedigree’. He jumped, thinking it was an underhook suplex and ended up landing directly on his head. He later sued the WWF and settled out of court.

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7. He was also an actor - Triple H isn’t just a performer in the ring. He has been in several movies and television shows including 'Blade Trinity' and 'The Drew Carey Show'. He even voiced the Hulk in an animated 'Avengers' film.

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8. He once lost a tournament as punishment - When Scott Hall and Kevin Nash left the WWE to start nWo, Triple H and Sean Michaels broke character to say goodbye to their teammates and friend. Helmsley wasn’t allowed to win the King of the Ring tournament as planned, which was instead won by Steve Austin.

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