Within the newest concern of the Wrestling Observer Publication, Dave Meltzer gave an replace on Olympic gold medalist Gable Steveson’s standing with WWE.
“Every part is chilly on Gable Steveson,” Meltzer wrote. “His brother [NXT wrestler Damon Kemp] is doing nice they usually wished to debut [Steveson] a while in the past, nevertheless it hasn’t occurred as a result of critiques on his coaching progress haven’t been good. They had been going to quick monitor him after he completed his final season in March, however he hasn’t even been round or talked about.”
It was introduced in September 2021 that Steveson had signed a multi-year take care of WWE and would begin with the corporate full-time after his senior wrestling season on the College of Minnesota. Final October, Steveson was drafted to the Uncooked roster within the WWE Draft.
Steveson appeared at WrestleMania 38 earlier this 12 months and was concerned in an angle with Chad Gable on the present.
It was reported this Could that Steveson was exploring a return to the College of Minnesota for his final 12 months of faculty wrestling eligibility. The potential additional 12 months of eligibility is feasible because of a rule put in place by the NCAA through the COVID-19 pandemic.
Steveson posted images on Instagram final month of him coaching at former WWE wrestler Mr. Kennedy’s wrestling college in Minnesota. Steveson captioned the Instagram put up with: “Been getting energetic.. That point can be right here very quickly! #uncooked”
Meltzer additionally reported within the newest version of the Wrestling Observer Publication that WWE has renewed curiosity in Olympic gold medalist Tamyra Mensah-Inventory. Like Steveson, Mensah-Inventory gained a gold medal in wrestling through the Tokyo Olympics in 2021.
“Tamyra Mensah-Inventory, who gained a gold medal within the 2021 Olympics at 149 kilos, could get a glance once more,” Meltzer wrote. “She made it clear after profitable the gold that she was thinking about going to WWE and he or she was introduced in, however the earlier regime wasn’t as a result of she didn’t have the look they wished. The brand new regime has curiosity in her with the thought she was the primary black lady from the U.S ever to win a gold medal.”