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Triple H Comments On Top WWE Prospect Gable Steveson Winning An Olympic Gold Medal

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• Triple H Comments On Top WWE Prospect Gable Steveson Winning An Olympic Gold Medal

Gable Steveson, who has been a top WWE prospect for a while, won an Olympic Gold Medal today at the Tokyo Olympics.

The 21-year-old defeated Georgian Geno Petriashvili in the 125-kilogram freestyle category.

He was 3 points down with just 23 seconds remaining, but he managed to score 5 points in the remaining time and won the gold medal. He celebrated his win with a backflip!

Here’s what Triple H tweeted about Gable’s big victory:

“A GOLD-MEDAL celebration!!! Congratulations to @GableSteveson on his performance at the #TokyoOlympics. Focused until the last second, another gold medal for @USAWrestling and #TeamUSA!!!!”

SmackDown wrestler Chad Gable, who is a 2012 U.S. Olympic Trials Champion, tweeted the following:

“Grit. Determination. Outright refusal to lose. What a performance.

Congratulations! This makes me proud.

#Minnesota #TeamUSA”

WWE Hall Of Famer & 1996 Olympic Gold Medalist Kurt Angle said the following Steveson possibly becoming a big WWE star in the future:

“I think he’s gonna be a big star. Look at his look. If he adapts to pro-wrestling and picks it up like Brock Lesnar, he’s gonna be exactly like Brock Lesnar.

So, I think he needs to take the chance. Whether he goes to MMA or WWE, one or the other but he’s gotta do one of them. I think that he is a future star regardless of what he does. He’s got a great look to him, a great athlete.”

Steveson was ringside at NXT TakeOver: Stand & Deliver earlier this year during the WrestleMania 37 week:

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Steveson had some training sessions with WWE Legend Brock Lesnar in the past. Below are some photos of them together:

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• ON THIS DAY IN WWF HISTORY (August 6, 1989) – WWF Wrestling Challenge

On this day in 1989, the World Wrestling Federation aired an episode of their weekly TV show ‘WWF Wrestling Challenge’.

It was broadcasted from the Memorial Auditorium in Utica, New York and featured pre-taped matches, promos & storyline segments on the road to the ‘WWF SummerSlam 1989’ PPV.

The card can be found right here:

Tito Santana vs. “Iron” Mike Sharpe

Ted DiBiase vs. Mark Reagan

Mr. Perfect vs. Brian Johnson

Hillbilly Jim vs. Don Champ

The Brain Busters vs. Mario Mancini & Mitch Mayo

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