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Olympic Gold Medallist BOOED heavily by fans during WWE debut

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Olympic Gold Medallist Gable Steveson was booed heavily by the fans in Texas during his WWE debut at the latest NXT Premium Live Event.

Steveson faced Baron Corbin in his first ever official match for the company, and both men would be counted out to end the match.

Corbin got some cheers and chants early in the match, but the boos for Steveson continued throughout the match to a crescendo at the end.

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Gable Steveson WWE NXT Debut

Here is the full card that is set to take place tonight from Texas:

Kickoff Show Match: Dragon Lee, Nathan Frazer, Yulisa León & Valentina Feroz vs. The Meta-Four (Noam Dar, Oro Mensah, Jakara Jackson & Lash Legend)

NXT Tag Team Championship Match: Gallus (Mark Coffey & Wolfgang) (c) vs. The Family (Tony D’Angelo & Channing “Stacks” Lorenzo)

NXT Championship Match: Carmelo Hayes (c) vs. Ilja Dragunov

WWE NXT North American Championship Match: Dominik Mysterio (c) vs. Wes Lee vs. Mustafa Ali

WWE NXT Women’s Championship Submission Match: Tiffany Stratton (c) vs. Thea Hail

Weapons Wild Match: Blair Davenport vs. Roxanne Perez

Gable Steveson vs. Baron Corbin

Fans in the United Kingdom can watch the card back now via WWE Network, whereas fans in the United States can do so via Peacock.

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