WWE Signs Olympic wrestling gold medalist Gable Steveson to its first NIL deal

Sep 9, 2021

Per Deadline: Olympic gold medalist and reigning NCAA wrestling champion Gable Steveson has signed an exclusive agreement with the WWE for his name, image and likeness rights, referred to as an NIL deal.

Steveson has more than 60k Twitter followers and 335k on Instagram, giving him a huge platform for his activities. As part of his deal, Steveson will join the WWE roster while defending his NCAA title for the University of Minnesota.

Source: Bruce Haring for Deadline