WWE SmackDown Commentator Pat McAfee is Ecstatic After Gable Steveson Bags Gold at 2020 Tokyo Olympics

Published 08/06/2021, 2:00 PM EDT
Tokyo 2020 Olympics – Wrestling – Freestyle – Men’s 125kg – Medal Ceremony – Makuhari Messe Hall A, Chiba, Japan – August 6, 2021. Gold medallist Gable Steveson of the United States poses with his medal. REUTERS/Piroschka Van De Wouw


There is a long and prosperous history of WWE and Olympic Gold medalists. Over the years, WWE has managed to sign top Olympic participants such as Kurt Angle, Ronda Rousey, just to name a few.

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Most recently, Gable Steveson made history at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics by winning the Gold medal in Men’s freestyle 125 kg category. He also expressed his interest in joining WWE.

 

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Gable would be an incredible asset to the company, given his amazing ability. WWE is in need of serious wrestling talent, given its recent release of superstars.

An athlete like Gable could be the coming of the next Kurt Angle. Kurt was so over with the fan with his in ring and promo ability, that he landed a spot on the Hall of Fame.

SmackDown commentator, Pat McAfee, also congratulated Gable on his impressive win.

WWE’s COO, ‘The Game‘ is also a fan of Gable and congratulated him on the win.

Tamyra Mensah-Stock also wants to join WWE

Another gold medalist who could join WWE is the first American Black woman to win gold at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics, Tamyra Mensah-Stock. In a recent interview, she revealed that she is eager to join the company following her Olympic win.

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What do you think? Will they join WWE following their Olympic win? 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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