WWE has officially announced the signing of Olympic Gold Medalist Gable Steveson. The news first broke on Saturday via Dave Meltzer and was officially announced by the company today.
Steveson had appeared at SummerSlam and had been recruited by the company for several months. There is no word yet on when he will officially start with the company.
The official announcement reads:
GABLE STEVESON SIGNS WITH WWE
WWE signs Olympic gold medalist and reigning NCAA wrestling champion Gable Steveson to an exclusive agreement.
In the company’s first-ever NIL deal, Steveson will join the WWE roster while defending his NCAA title for the University of Minnesota.
Childhood dream accomplished.. I have officially signed with the @WWE!!! Thank you for the opportunity!! LETS WORK 💪🏽
— Gable Steveson (@GableSteveson) September 9, 2021