Tamyra Mensah-Stock, the Olympic champion in freestyle wrestling at 68 kilograms, made headlines last year when she signed with WWE. Since joining the company, there has been anticipation surrounding her potential in the world of professional wrestling. Recently, details about her backstage reputation within WWE have come to light, sparking interest and speculation among fans and observers alike.

Tamyra Mensah-Stock’s triumph at the Tokyo Olympics in 2021 marked a historic milestone, as she became the first Black woman to secure gold in freestyle wrestling. Following this monumental achievement, Mensah-Stock expressed her desire to join WWE, making her signing with the company a significant and deeply meaningful moment in her career journey.

Mensah-Stock made her highly anticipated in-ring debut at the NXT live event on March 30, where the Olympic Gold Medalist secured victory over Breanna Covington in singles competition. WWE’s confidence in Mensah-Stock to compete in singles matches right from the start is a promising sign for her future prospects in the wrestling ring.

According to the Wrestling Observer Daily Update, there has been consistent praise for Mensah-Stock for several months leading up to her debut during the aforementioned NXT live event last week.


As noted earlier, Tamyra Mensah-Stock, the 2021 gold medalist in wrestling and one of the most dominant women wrestlers in the world, had her first match last night in Melbourne, FL, on the NXT show beating Breanna Covington. Internally we’ve heard nothing but good about her for months.

Fans are eagerly anticipating Tamyra Mensah-Stock’s debut on NXT television and her potential to become a significant presence in the wrestling world. This anticipation comes amidst some disappointment among fans regarding Gable Steveson’s trajectory. Only time will tell when Mensah-Stock will make her mark on NXT and how her journey will unfold in the eyes of wrestling enthusiasts.

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Subhojeet Mukherjee

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