Gable Steveson started receiving attention from many different companies and entities after the star colligate wrestler secured a gold medal in the 2021 summer Olympic games. The NFL and UFC were a few of the companies that were interested in bringing in Steveson for his services, but after a call from Vince McMahon personally, Steveson decided to sign with the WWE. It was reported that WWE gave Stevon a very unique contract as he will still be Wrestling for his college while under contract with the company.
In a recent interview with Aerial Helwani on the MMA Hour, Gable cleared up some of the confusion and stated that he had signed a three-year deal with the company. He also stated that his contract did have a catch to it, as he will not start with the company until he is done with college.
That never came up. I told them that I wanted to go back and finish school. Their number one priority was, ‘you can do that.’ Vince, Nick Khan, and Triple H all said, ‘Go win the National Title. Everything will still be in place for you. Get your degree and we’ll see you after that.’ Part of my deal is I can go on stage during my school time.
The subject then changed and Steveson was asked if he would work NXT or go straight to the Main Roster
There’s a very good chance that I go straight to the main roster and not go to NXT. I’m open for anything. With the way things are going, I think I’m going to jump straight to the main roster. I know there’s a lot to learn and I’m ready to soak everything in like a sponge and be ready to go out there and put on a good show for the crowd.
We still have a little while until Steveson is out of college so we will have to see what WWE plans to do with him when he finally debuts.
Below is the full interview
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