America’s Gable Steveson gained Olympic gold in freestyle wrestling this summer season and has the world at his toes.
Steveson is simply 21 years previous, six-foot-one and 260lbs and the wrestling machine hails from the College of Minnesota identical to Brock Lesnar did.
Similar to the Beast Incarnate, he additionally gained the NCAA Division 1 heavyweight title.
However profitable Olympic gold additionally makes him like 1996 Olympic gold medallist and WWE Corridor of Famer, Kurt Angle.
Angle believes that Vince McMahon is drooling on the prospect of signing Steveson.
“I used to be pondering WWE, Vince McMahon is drooling proper now,” Angle mentioned. “I believe that this child, I believe he’s going to proceed to wrestle newbie for one more 4 years, most likely win one other gold medal.
“Then I believe he’ll ultimately find yourself within the professional wrestling enterprise or UFC or Bellator MMA. So, the child has an unbelievable future.”
Steveson typically performs backflips after he wins huge wrestling matches and he did the identical along with his victory on the Olympics in China.
“You understand, I placed on a superb present,” he mentioned. “Persons are going to recollect the title Gable Steveson.”
The Minnesota-native already has a longtime relationship with WWE. Steveson appeared at NXT TakeOver earlier this yr alongside Stephanie McMahon and then-Senior Director of Expertise Growth Canyon Cemen.
His brother, Bobby Steveson, can be already in WWE developmental and is claimed to have actually impressed down on the Efficiency Heart in Orlando.
A Steveson tag workforce may very well be an amazing solution to announce the Olympian to the world.
Steveson has additionally identified Paul Heyman since junior highschool, and one among his mentors is Lesnar.
He has attended a number of occasions in recent times and he has even skilled with Lesnar himself.
Showing on an American discuss present after profitable the gold medal, Steveson mentioned “I might need already signed with WWE… I may not have.”
Unsurprisingly, Triple H and Heyman have been two of the primary huge names to tweet Steveson after his Olympic success.
“A GOLD-MEDAL celebration!!! Congratulations to @GableSteveson on his efficiency on the #TokyoOlympics. Targeted till the final second, one other gold meal for @USAWrestling and #TeamUSA!!!!,” Triple H wrote.
Heyman has already anointed Steveson a Paul Heyman Man.
“GABLE STEVESON WINS OLYMPIC GOLD! #PaulHeymanGuy @GableSteveson captures #OlympicGold in essentially the most dramatic vogue possible! @WWE @TripleH @bobby_steveson @WWEonFox @btsportwwe @arielhelwani @NBCSports @jacobu,” he tweeted.
Angle transitioned seamlessly from amatuer wrestling and the Olympics to the professionals again in 1999.
He didn’t have intensive coaching earlier than debuting on WWE TV and having probably the greatest rookie years the enterprise has ever seen.
Lesnar maybe took that even a step additional again in 2002 when he was undisputed champion inside six months. Each occasions, Angle and Lesnar defeated The Rock.
Lesnar would cap off his rookie yr going through – you guessed it – Angle at WrestleMania 19.
Steveson has all of the attributes to comply with of their footsteps. An intimidating construct, the charisma when he talks, a superb look and clear athleticism, however his real-life credentials underpin every little thing else.
Keep in mind the title, Gable Steveson.