Tamyra Mensah-Stock Is Eager to Join WWE Following Her Historic Win at Tokyo Olympics 2020

Published 08/05/2021, 4:11 PM EDT
Tokyo 2020 Olympics – Wrestling – Freestyle – Women’s 68kg – Medal Ceremony – Makuhari Messe Hall A, Chiba, Japan – August 3, 2021. Gold medallist Tamyra Marianna Mensah Stock of the United States poses with her medal REUTERS/Leah Millis


The 2020 Tokyo Olympics has the world glued to its TV screens. With each country cheering for their players, only the best of the best can win the goal. Tamyra Mensah-Stock made history at the Tokyo Olympics by becoming the first American Black woman to win gold at wrestling. Speaking to Peacock’s Matt Iseman and Akbar Gbaja-Biamila following her win, she was asked about her thoughts on joining WWE.

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Gbaja-Biamila revealed that he grew up watching old-school wrestling from WWF to WWE. He added that watching Tamyra in the Olympics made him realize that she not only has the moves but also the personality to make it big in the ring.

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Tamyra quickly responded, “I want to!,” Iseman also added, “Vince McMahon, I hope you’re listening!”  What an incredible asset she will be if she decides to enter the squared circle of WWE.

The fans also love the idea of watching another Olympic Gold Medalist grace the arena. She could be the next Ronda Rousey and reach the sky and beyond in the company.

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Olympic medalists do well in WWE

The Olympic medalists in WWE have had great success throughout history. The most well-known are Kurt Angle and Ronda Rousey. Their amazing ability in-ring as well as on the mic made them insanely popular amongst the wrestling fans and fans in general. Kurt Angle is even inducted into the Hall of Fame for his contributions to the business.

Read More: WWE Hall of Famer Kurt Angle Congratulates Mensah-Stock for Making History in the Tokyo Olympics

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Given the recent upliftment in the women’s division of the company, Tamyra would be a perfect fit. It is now up to Vince McMahon to follow through with it.

What are your thoughts? Will Tamyra Mensah-Stock join WWE? 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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