Here is all you need to know about Tamyra Mensah-Stock, the Olympic gold medalist who signs with WWE along with her age, height, weight
Tamyra Mensah-Stock, the first black woman to win the gold medal in freestyle wrestling in the Olympics in 2021, has just joined WWE.
WWE has a lengthy association with the Olympic Games. Over time, the promotion has amassed impressive abilities that have resulted from the critically praised games.
Beginning with Hall of Famer Kurt Angle, WWE has been able to book several amazing champions who have gone on to establish quite a name for themselves.
Some of them are still employed by the company, while others have established themselves as industry legends.
From stars like “Mad Dog” Vachon and Mark Henry to Chad Gable and Ronda Rousey, WWE has always played a significant role in developing great Olympic heroes and bringing them to the fore.
Kurt Angle was the first gold medalist to partake in the promotion.
Following his success in amateur wrestling, he made his professional wrestling debut in 1998. Prior to his retirement after losing to Baron Corbin at WrestleMania 35, he had an illustrious career that spanned 21 years.
Gold medalist after gold medalist, including Gable Steveson, joined the organisation in 2021. There seems to be a new star on the scene as it was recently disclosed that Tamyra Mensah-Stock, an Olympic gold winner and amateur wrestler, had also joined with the company.
Who is WWE wrestler Tamyra Mensah-Stock, bio, age, height, weight, sister, husband, net worth, Instagram
After years of declaring her wish to do so, the 30-year-old revealed in a recent interview with ESPN that she has finally signed a developmental contract with the sports entertainment powerhouse.
Tamyra Mensah-Stock, who made history at the Tokyo Olympics by becoming the first Black woman to win gold in freestyle wrestling has signed with WWE 🚨
Her goal is to make WWE's main roster within one year. pic.twitter.com/Y15I4jjnbG
— Wrestle Ops (@WrestleOps) May 3, 2023
At the Summer Olympics in Tokyo in 2021, Tamyra Mensah-Stock won her first gold medal in the women’s freestyle 68 kg competition.
Born: 11 October 1992 (age 30 years), Chicago, Illinois, United States
Height: 1.65 m
Weight: 69 kg
Spouse(s): Jacob Stock
Education: Wayland Baptist University, Morton Ranch High School
Medals: Wrestling at the 2020 Summer Olympics – Women’s freestyle 68 kg
After that, she continued to wrestle in amateur matches, winning the bronze medal in the world championships.
Tamyra Mensah-Stock apparently hopes for better luck as she sets out on her journey in the world of sports entertainment.
Even though there are numerous factors that go into being a professional wrestler, she will have a great role model in Kurt Angle to guide her on her quest. It is still unclear how Mensah-Stock’s future will unfold. She has a net worth of 1.5 million pounds.