Tokyo Olympics Gold Medalist Gable Steveson Gets the Last Laugh in Tussle With AEW Superstar

Published 08/15/2021, 8:30 AM EDT
Tokyo 2020 Olympics – Wrestling – Freestyle – Men’s 125kg – Gold medal match – Makuhari Messe Hall A, Chiba, Japan – August 6, 2021. Gable Steveson of the United States celebrates after winning gold. REUTERS/Leah Millis SEARCH “OLYMPICS DAY 15” FOR TOKYO 2020 OLYMPICS EDITOR’S CHOICE, SEARCH “REUTERS OLYMPICS TOPIX” FOR ALL EDITOR’S CHOICE PICTURES.TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY.


All Elite Wrestling superstar Jake Hager has recently been in a war of words with 2020 Tokyo Olympic Gold medalist Gable Steveson. The war took place on August 13th on Twitter, with both men taking shots at each other.

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It all started with Jake Hager’s tweet, but the Olympic Gold medalist got the last word. He would not let “Jack Swagger” diss him at any cost.

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This was Gable’s latest tweet regarding Jake Hager.

This all started when Hager declared Gable wouldn’t be able to take him down. He even wagered $20,000 on it. This is the entire backstory.

You thought it would end here? Think again!

The real winner in this Twitter war is the fans who enjoyed every bit of the banter. The fans feel Gable would be a perfect fit for professional wrestling, as he has proved to be good with his hands and his words; a recipe for success in the wrestling world.

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Gable Steveson could be on his way to WWE

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The gold medalist has been very vocal about his interests in joining WWE. He has talked on multiple occasions about the same. It looks like a matter of time now for Gable to make his WWE debut.

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)

He could be the next Kurt Angle in the making. As we all know, Angle is one of the most over superstars in the history of the business and his dedicated service to the company landed him a spot in the prestigious WWE Hall of Fame.

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Could Gable be next? Comment down below and let us know!

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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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