Sep 9, 2021 • 13M
Gable Steveson signs with WWE, but is also returning to Minnesota
Mini-audio pods from Ariel Helwani on the world of MMA and other things, too.
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Big news today.
Gable Steveson has made his decision: he is going back to wrestle for the University of Minnesota, however, WWE announced today that it has signed the Olympic gold medalist/reigning NCAA wrestling champion to an exclusive agreement, as well.
In the company’s first-ever NIL (name, image, likeness) deal, Steveson will join the WWE roster while defending his NCAA title for the University of Minnesota. Once he’s done with school, he’ll be a part of WWE full-time.
I recorded some thoughts on this ground-breaking deal. You can listen to the mini-pod above. Enjoy!