Could both sides reach an agreement? (Photo: WWE)
Triple H has weighed in on Ronda Rousey’s recent pro wrestling rant – and he’s left the door open for a WWE return.
The Game – who is currently the company’s Executive Vice President of Global Talent Strategy & Development – would love to see the former UFC women’s bantamweight champion back in the squared circle.
‘Of course, we want her. Of course, we do. One of the greatest performers for us ever,’ he told TMZ Sports.
‘We still have a great relationship on everything [with Ronda], and when she is ready, absolutely [we’ll have her back].’
There has been plenty of speculation about whether Ronda – who is also a former Raw Women’s Champion but left WWE after dropping the title to Becky Lynch at WrestleMania 35 – will make a comeback.
The Baddest Woman On The Planet recently let rip on WWE fans during an appearance on the Wild Ride! with Steve-O podcast, and described pro wrestling as ‘fake fights for fun’.
She said: ‘I love the WWE. I had such a great time. I love all the girls in the locker room. Running out there and having fake fights for fun is just the best thing.
‘I love choreography. I love acting. I love theatre. Live theatre and some of the last forms of live theatre.
Trips would love to see Ronda back (Photo: WWE)
‘But, I was doing basically part-time and I was away from home 200 days out of the year. And when I did get home, I was so sleep deprived cause you just don’t have time to lay down.’
Despite the backlash sparked by her comments – from both fans and WWE stars themselves – Triple H isn’t closing the door on a reconciliation.
He admitted Rousey needed a break from the company’s hectic schedule, and even suggested her rant may have been a case of her toying with everyone before an eventual comeback.
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He added: ‘I think Ronda’s in a place in her personal life where she’s figuring some things out.
‘But, the thing with Ronda is you never know what she is saying. Is she attacking the business really or is she attacking the business because she knows that’s what will light up the fans that love the business?’
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