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Olympic Gold Medalist Tamyra Mensah-Stock Makes WWE In-Ring Debut

Olympic Gold Medalist Steps Into WWE Ring

Step aside, Kurt Angle; former Olympian Tamyra Mensah-Stock has officially made her WWE in-ring debut.

The One Big Thing

Tamyra Mensah-Stock, an Olympic gold medalist from the Tokyo 2021 Summer Games, competed in her first professional wrestling match at an NXT house show in Melbourne, Florida, on March 30, 2023.

Why It Matters

  • Mensah-Stock is the first black woman Olympic gold medalist in Freestyle Wrestling to transition into WWE.
  • Her debut adds to WWE’s history of signing Olympic gold medalists, including Kurt Angle and Gable Steveson.
  • WWE’s investment in athletes from diverse sports backgrounds underscores its dedication to finding and nurturing top talent.

Match Details

Mensah-Stock faced Breanna Covington in singles action, showcasing her wrestling skills to the WWE Universe for the first time.

Path to the Ring

  • Mensah-Stock signed with WWE in May 2023, after appearing at WWE SummerSlam 2021.
  • She joins other Olympians such as Chad Gable and Gable Steveson who have made the transition from Olympic wrestling to WWE stardom.

Future Expectations

While the plans for Mensah-Stock’s pro-wrestling career are still unfolding, her confident statement via Twitter hints at a promising and disruptive future in NXT.

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