Gable Steveson Owns AEW Superstar Jake Hager After the Latter Bet $20,000 on Defeating Him

Published 08/13/2021, 1:18 PM EDT
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Tokyo Olympic Gold medalist Gable Steveson has been the talk of the town latest. There has been much speculation about his next step in the world of wrestling. Will he join WWE or AEW?

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Well, recently he went head to head with AEW Superstar Jake Hager, albeit on Twitter. Hager declared Steveson could not take him down. Jake was even ready to bet 20,000 dollars on the line. This got fans really excited.

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Of course, Gable would not just sit around and take the insult. He retaliated with a shot of his own. Gable is certain he can take down Hager and is more than happy to earn $20,000 in mere five seconds.

The former WWE World Heavyweight Champion would also not keep mum following the sharp words of Gable. Hager felt someone had to pay tax for Gable’s gold medal.

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Steveson got the last word of the war when he states that he’d never even heard of Hager, but would gladly give his address for the tax deposit.

Gable Steveson to join WWE instead of AEW

During a recent interview with MMAFightingonSBN, Gable revealed his intentions of joining WWE. He will explore the world of WWE. Gable stated that Vince McMahon and Triple H are ‘great people’ and for him not to explore WWE would be ‘very stupid’ on his part.

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DIVE DEEPER

Gable Steveson Wants to Explore WWE After Winning Gold at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics

about 1 month ago

CHIBA, JAPAN – AUGUST 06: Gable Dan Steveson of Team United celebrates defeating Geno Petriashvili of Team Georgia during the Men’s Freestyle 125kg Gold Medal Match on day fourteen of the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games at Makuhari Messe Hall on August 06, 2021 in Chiba, Japan. (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

Gable Steveson could be the next Kurt Angle or Ronda Rousey. The WWE Universe has proven to take a liking to Olympic gold medalists. Another Olympic gold medalist wanting to join WWE is Tamyra Mensah-Stock.

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Aditya Pran Mahanta

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Aditya Pran Mahanta is a WWE and AEW author for EssentiallySports, who is currently pursuing his Bachelor of Arts degree. Being a sports fanatic, he has played at the state level badminton in his younger years but his love for WWE overtook all other passions. Being a decade-long wrestling fan, he relishes the older wrestlers and wishes that the newer generation had the same Edge. He is a passionate fan of Rey Mysterio for his high flying style, Edge for being The Ultimate Opportunist, and Razor Ramon because nobody messes with the Bad Guy!

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