Gable Steveson Signs With WWE

Olympic gold medallist Gable Steveson has signed a WWE contract. The news has been announced by both WWE.com.

The press release on WWE’s states the following regarding their newest signing:

WWE signs Olympic gold medalist and reigning NCAA wrestling champion Gable Steveson to an exclusive agreement.

In the company’s first-ever NIL* deal, Steveson will join the WWE roster while defending his NCAA title for the University of Minnesota.

*NIL stands for Name, Image and Likeness.

Gable Steveson has also confirmed the news on his Twitter account:

Steveson won a gold medal at the 2020 Olympic games in Tokyo in the 125kg Men’s freestyle wrestling category. The event was held in the summer of 2021 due to the event being postponed as a result of the pandemic.

Now officially signed, this is not Gable Steveson’s first time in a WWE ring. The Olympic gold medallist made an appearance alongside Tamyra Mensah-Stock during SummerSlam 2021.

Steveson now becomes the second Olympic gold medallist to sign to WWE, with the other being WWE Hall of Famer Kurt Angle. Steveson is also the second of his family to sign with the company, with his brother Bobby being announced in a recent Performance Center recruit class.

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