Triple H has given an injury update on former NXT Champion Johnny Gargano during a media call ahead of NXT TakeOver: WarGames:
“Day by day right now, I’m hoping it’s soon, he’s hoping it’s soon. I can’t even tell you how many TakeOvers in a row that he did and he’s just gutted missing this one. I’m gutted for him.
“This would have been an epic match and a big moment with him and Balor, but it is what it is and he’s sort of day-to-day right now and kind of goes by how he feels.
“There’s nothing there that is like a structurally concerning or anything like that, but it’s a management of the symptoms and try to get him past all that so that really, that’s the update.
“It’s day-to-day but hopefully it won’t be too, too long.”
The original plan was for Johnny Gargano to face Finn Bálor at TakeOver: WarGames. Instead, Bálor will be taking on Matt Riddle, meaning there will be a surprise entrance in the men’s WarGames match taking his place.
During the media call, Triple H also addressed WWE stars publicly voicing their unhappiness in the company:
“There’s also a moment in time where things happen, people get frustrated, they say some stuff. It’s like any long-term relationship. You say some stuff like ‘I don’t want to see you anymore’ and you come back a few minutes later, ‘I was just mad at the moment. Of course, I want to stay in this relationship.’ There’s a silliness to it. To me, there’s a maturity issue of; that’s not how you handle business. Anybody who’s out there, that is serious about it, that’s talking about it on the Internet, that ain’t the place to do it. We all have cellphones. You meet, you handle your business like a professional. Everybody wants to say ‘professional wrestler,’ the keyword in front of that is ‘professional.’ That’s what we’re trying to change about the business is to make people more professional.”