Gable Steveson on not assembly with UFC but: “Dana, you will have my telephone quantity.”
Gable Steveson has the fight sports activities world wrapped round his finger.
The 2021 Olympic gold medalist and former NCAA Division I Heavyweight Champion went on a fight sports activities tour of types this previous weekend.
Steveson first made an look at Bellator 265 in South Dakota final Friday.
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The wrestling prodigy then made a cease at Summerslam, one in all WWE’s flagship occasions, in Las Vegas this previous Saturday. Steveson even posed for an image with the Chairman and CEO of WWE, Vince McMahon.
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One fight sports activities behemoth that Steveson has not had a dialog with but is the UFC.
Talking on The MMA Hour, Steveson clarified that the shortage of dialogue between Steveson and the promotion is just not a results of an absence of curiosity.
“Assembly didn’t occur,” Steveson mentioned. “I received to Vegas and I used to be on go the entire day. So I had no time to achieve out or nothing.”
Steveson continued, saying he didn’t really feel like he was being pursued aggressively by the UFC, so he’ll wait to listen to from UFC president Dana White quite than take the initiative to achieve out to the promotion.
“He’s not coming at me like that, so like I mentioned I’ll wait my flip,” Steveson mentioned. “Dana, you will have my telephone quantity. You’ve gotten my Instagram.
“I don’t run to individuals. I do my job. I wrestle. I win championships. I placed on for the college. I placed on for USA. No want for me to run anyplace.”
Regardless of being simply 21-years-old, Steveson already has fairly a formidable enterprise acumen.