Triple H to Undergo Surgery After Pectoral Injury Diagnosed as Tear

Mike Chiari@mikechiariFeatured ColumnistNovember 2, 2018

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WWE announced that Triple H suffered a possible torn pectoral muscle during his tag team match with Shawn Michaels against The Undertaker and Kane at Crown Jewel on Friday. 

Triple H plans to undergo surgery after returning to the United States from Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.

Michaels and Triple H were victorious in what was The Heartbreak Kid's first match since losing eight years ago to The Undertaker at WrestleMania 26.

Despite suffering a torn pec, The Game put the finishing touches on the bout by hitting Kane with a Pedigree and pinning him for the win.

Triple H remained outside the ring for much of the match with Kane chokeslamming him through the announce table to cover for the injury:

That forced HBK to carry the load, and the 53-year-old did so despite his lengthy in-ring absence.

At 49, Triple H is only a part-time wrestler, so his injury likely won't have a major impact on the product in the coming weeks and months.

He is a regular at WrestleMania, however, and he will have five months to recover before WrestleMania 35 takes place at MetLife Stadium in East Rutherford, New Jersey.

Until then, Triple H will continue to fulfill his duties as the WWE executive vice president of talent, live events and creative, as well as the head man in charge of NXT.

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