Kurt Angle certainly is without doubt one of the hottest determine and far of his fanfare throughout the globe ought to be credited to WWE. However, the previous WWE star can be an Olympic gold medalist, a feat that he achieved after overcoming a damaged neck. Before beginning his profession at WWE, Angle clinched an Olympic gold in males’s freestyle wresrling at the 1996 Summer Olympics in Atlanta, Georgia.
Many of us are conscious of Angle’s historical past previous to him changing into a well-liked face in WWE, as each the trade and the wrestler himself by no means disregarded on alternatives to boast about his achievements. The famous person throughout his entrance was typically seen strolling upto the the ring donning the yellow steel on his neck, and typically he even used it as a weapon.
— Clarion Wrestling (@WrestlingCUP) July 31, 2021
Apart from Angle, there are a lot of different Olympians, who after participating in arguably the largest sporting occasion, have joined WWE to realize extra stardom. Today we check out the fashionable superstars, who have tasted the expertise of each Olympics and WWE.
Mark Henry, one other massive title from WWE and now a AEW commentator, earlier than signing a contract with the leisure trade made appearances in two Olympics, 1992 Games held in Barcelona and 1996 held in Atlanta. “The World’s Strongest Man” a title that has all the time been related to the previous WWE star was given to him on the age of 24.
Before changing into knowledgeable wrestler in 1996,Mark Henry competed in tremendous heavyweight weightlifting within the 1992 Olympics in Barcelona,Spain and within the 1996 Olympics in Atlanta,GA:on the age of 24,Henry had earned the title of “The World’s Strongest Man” pic.twitter.com/9OEUfUFvM3
— Rasslin’ History 101 (@WrestlingIsKing) October 27, 2019
Before signing a profitable take care of WWE, Henry tried his palms in tremendous heavyweight weightlifting however could not end on the podium on the Olympics.
Olympics, UFC, WWE, Movies, title it and chances are you’ll discover Ronda Rousey has achieved the whole lot. The former UFC star, who additionally was the ladies’s champion in WWE for a big interval, isn’t just an Olympic participant but in addition a medalist.
Before gaining recognition in UFC, Rousey had gone on to clinch a bronze medal in Judo on the Beijing Olympics in 2008. Her feat had then see her change into the primary American to win a medal in judo on the Olympics.
Chad Gable, who earned a good quantity of success throughout his days with NXT however didn’t show his mettle towards the principle roster, has represented USA in 2012 London Olympics. Gable, whose actual title is Chas Betts took half in Greco-Roman wrestling occasion in London, the place he gained his first bout however misplaced within the following contest, which noticed him out of the match.