According to the Wrestling Observer, Gable Steveson, a former NCAA champion, has reportedly signed a contract WWE after a meeting with chairman Vince McMahon. Steveson also reportedly met with UFC President Dana White in late August as he was considering his options.
On Saturday, Gableson tweeted, “Just put the pen to the paper.”
For WWE fans who don’t know a lot about Gable Steveson, the 21-year-old took home a gold medal in the Men’s Freestyle 125 kilograms at the Tokyo Olympics this year. He defeated three-time and reigning World Champion Geno Petriashvili in the finale. He also defeated defending Olympic champion Taha Akgül earlier in the tournament. Steveson is the reigning Pan American Continental champion, and was a three-time age-group World Champion.
Steveson is also Dan Hodge Trophy winner, the reigning NCAA Division I National Champion, a two-time Big Ten Conference champion (three-time finalist) and a two-time All-American out of the University of Minnesota.