Gable Steveson’s terrific performance at the Tokyo Olympics helped make him a well-known name in the world of sports. WWE went the extra mile in getting Steveson to sign contract as even Vince McMahon personally met up with Steveson to sign him. It seems Steveson will be retiring from amateur wrestling.

WWE finally managed to sign Gable Steveson to contract last month and put all speculation to rest as far as where the 21-year-old will go next. It was also reported that Gable Steveson signed a unique contract with WWE, which is exclusive in nature.

Gable Steveson also previously admitted that Brock Lesnar was huge influence in him signing with WWE as Lesnar’s career path was something Steveson found helpful. Lesnar also gave him once-in-a-lifetime advice during his freshman year in college.

Steveson toon to Twitter recently and revealed that after this Saturday, he will be retiring from amateur wrestling for good. This is due to him focusing on becoming a WWE Superstar.


“After the Olympic Games I contemplated retiring from amateur wrestling and find a new path to take (WWE). Deciding to come back was hard but I wanted to give the people one last good show. This Saturday, I will wrestle in my last, first home match of my career. See you there.”

Gable Steveson was drafted to Monday Night RAW during this year’s edition of the WWE Draft. The company is also setting up remote training facility for Gable. Even Kurt Angle said he would love to be Gable Steveson’s manager. It remains to be seen he will fare in the company once he makes his debut there.

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Subhojeet Mukherjee

Subhojeet is a professional wrestling fan for over 22 years. He got captivated by the sport during the Monday Night Wars and has a passion for it ever since. He also enjoys TV shows, movies, anime, novels and music, which broadens his perspective and appreciation for wrestling. He is a knowledgeable and respected voice in the industry.

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