Gronkowski retired from American football in 2019 after cementing his position as one of the most successful NFL stars of the past decade. 32-year-old WWE lifelong fan Signed with WWE in 2020 Before deciding to return to American football.
Raleigh, Gronkowski’s close friend in real life, recently appeared in Shoot podcast directly With Matt Rehwoldt (fka Aiden English). The former WWE star stated that Gronkowski should continue his WrestleMania 36 host role to play against Saudi Arabia in SummerSlam.
“What we want to do is to set up multiple pay-per-view tournaments, just like doing shows with him,” Raleigh said. “That year, SummerSlam will be held in Boston, so we will have fun in’Mania’. We have some different plans for this. I think this will lead to the SummerSlam label competition, and then maybe it will be for me and him Arrange some things. I think the plan is to do one in Saudi Arabia.”
Rob Gronkowski also won the 24/7 championship in his short-term match with WWE. His 57-day reign from WrestleMania 36 is the longest in the two-year history of the title. Before the RAW episode on June 1, 2020, R-Truth regained the title from Gronkowski in the backyard of the NFL star.
Rob Gronkowski doesn’t want to wrestle full-time
Mojo Rawley clarified that Rob Gronkowski never intended to work in WWE live events as a full-time performer.
Like many celebrities who appear in WWE, Gronkowski is willing to receive a month of training at the Orlando, Florida Performance Center before his debut.
“That was the original plan, and then who knows what it will become,” Raleigh added. “I know he won’t be full-time, but I know he won’t come in either, just say,’Well, I will give you a RAW, and then pay per view, and then nothing more.’ He wants to do more than that. He kept saying,’You know, if I want to do this, I want to do this. I want to fly to Orlando for a month, and I want to train every day.'”
Rawley added that Rob Gronkowski’s interest in WWE was not motivated by economics. He even claimed that he saw his friends reject an hourly salary higher than the annual salary of some WWE stars.
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