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Triple H On Why Tomasso Ciampa vs. Johnny Gargano Main Evented NXT Takeover: New Orleans

April 19, 2018 | Posted by Jeremy Thomas
NXT TakeOver: New Orleans Triple H Tomasso Ciampa vs. Johnny Gargano

– Triple H spoke with ESPN after NXT Takeover: New Orleans and discussed why Tomasso Ciampa vs. Johnny Gargano headlined the show and more. Highlights are below:

On why Tomasso Ciampa vs. Johnny Gargano headlined NXT Takeover: New Orleans: “I feel like any of them could have [main evented], and this was a debate. A lot of points of view on it. There’s a part of me that goes, ‘Whoa, the title should close,’ and then there’s a part of me that goes, ‘You cannot pass that emotion.’ You just can’t. No level of moonsault, no level of flip off a ladder, no level of any of that is gonna pass that level of emotion and feeling — that level of emotion of the storytelling. I don’t know how you could have gone off the air better than Gargano gets his life back and his wife’s in there. Unless I have Ciampa run back in there and piledrive her, that’s the end. There’s always next time.”

On NXT’s turnover rate: “I think there was a lot of people who thought it was a weakness when we first started — this turnover, that ‘Oh my God, you get somebody over and then the roster takes them and then you’re doomed, right?’ Might take us a little bit… but we’ll get there. It’s about new talent. I think it’s the strength. I can look at almost every card…when we go to Brooklyn, almost every year I can look at that card and there’s nobody on it from the year before,” Levesque said. “I can look at this card tonight, I’m not really sure who’s on it from last year’s WrestleMania [weekend] card. It’s very small, and when you look at the main roster [at WrestleMania], I think there’s two matches on that card that don’t have somebody from NXT.”