ESPN spoke to Triple H about The Ultimate Warrior's untimely passing today, which you can watch above. Triple H said that the company was devastated when learning of his death. He said that Warrior's return to the company was a wonderful homecoming and celebration of an iconic career. He noted that Warrior was ecstatic to be back, and that he didn't think he saw the smile leave Warrior's face the entire time. He said his passing was "shocking, tragic and devastating to all of us."

Triple H repeated what Warrior said during his Hall of Fame induction speech, that his greatest accomplishment in his life were his wife and being a great father to his young daughters. Triple H noted that Warrior always had the mentality that anything is possible if you believe in yourself and work hard, to the point where he always signed everything - including his contracts - with "Always Believe."

Triple H admitted that they were grateful to reunite with Warrior before his death. He noted that he'd been working on Warrior's return to the company for 18 months. He called it a healing process that doesn't happen overnight, but both sides had grown and that it was time to move on from their past issues. It meant the world to them and to the Warrior to get inducted into the Hall of Fame and be immortalized in front of his fans. He believes that Warrior would consider his Hall of Fame induction in front of his family to be the greatest moment of his career.

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