Seth Rollins Claims Gable Steveson Is the ‘Best Wrestler in the World’

Olympic wrestlers signing up for WWE is not an entirely unexpected occurrence. However, the signing of Gable Steveson to the WWE shook the world considering the options he had in front of him. Despite being touted as a potential American football player, Gable chose otherwise.

Having followed the footsteps of Kurt Angle, Gable signs a NIL deal with the company for attending the University of Minnesota for his senior year. The superstar wants to make it big in the business as he once talked about his love for ‘The Rock’. After the announcement, Seth Rollins welcomed him to the company with a Tweet.

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

Gable Steveson signs for WWE

The signing of the 21-year-old wrestler comes at an important time for the company as well. After AEW got CM Punk and Daniel Bryan on board, the ability of WWE to pull something out of the hat is extraordinary. The presence of talented wrestlers would only help the company as Rollins expressed his approval with the decision.

By the looks of it, it seems he took a sly dig at AEW too.

Best wrestler in the world coming to the best wrestling company in the world!!! Love to see it! Gable Steveson is WWE! https://t.co/CDDttbwX8J

— Seth Rollins (@WWERollins) September 9, 2021

The ability of the US Olympic medalist is there for everyone to see. His inclusion in the roster will be a treat for fans of WWE across the world.

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Gable shocks the world

With 10 seconds on the clock, Steveson trailed Georgia’s Geno Petriashvili by 8-5 in the gold medal match. But, in what was an incredible turn of events, he made a last-minute takedown to take the score to 10-8. Friends and family back home erupted after his sensational victory. The ability to make a sensational comeback in the dying moments made Gable a superstar.

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/Piroschka Van De Wouw

With the superstar set to arrive soon, fans would be stoked to see what he has to offer. To sum up, it looks like a perfect match for both Gable Steveson and WWE.

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