Chad Gable's New WWE Role: From Mentor to Heel, with Personal Peek

Chad Gable shares a rare personal moment online.

by Noman Rasool
Chad Gable's New WWE Role: From Mentor to Heel, with Personal Peek
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WWE Superstar Chad Gable recently revealed a slice of his personal life on social media, a rare move for the athlete known primarily for his rigorous training posts and WWE updates. In a departure from his usual content, Gable shared a charming photo with his wife, Kristi Oliver, announcing their night out at the opera.

The caption simply read, "Opera Night," marking a light-hearted moment amidst his turbulent professional life. Gable's professional journey, however, has been fraught with challenges. After several unsuccessful bids for the Intercontinental Championship against Gunther, Gable shifted focus to mentoring Sami Zayn.

His tutelage paid off when Zayn clinched a victory over Gunther at WrestleMania XL. Despite this vicarious success, Gable's own rematch against Zayn on an episode of Monday Night RAW ended in disappointment. Unable to secure the championship, a frustrated Gable attacked Zayn post-match, signaling a dramatic heel turn.

Escalating Heel Turn

This development adds a new layer to Gable's character, evolving from the disciplined athlete of The Alpha Academy to a more complex, antagonistic figure. His recent actions culminated on the latest RAW episode, where he escalated his heel persona by striking his teammate Otis after Otis' defeat to Sami Zayn.

This act has sparked speculation about Gable's future in WWE, with fans eagerly anticipating his next move. Adding to the discourse, wrestling veteran Dutch Mantell expressed a desire on Sportskeeda Wrestling's Smack Talk to see WWE Hall of Famer Kurt Angle return to mentor Gable.

Mantell likened Gable's wrestling prowess and background to Angle's, suggesting that Angle's guidance could resonate well with fans and enhance Gable's career trajectory. “That was the first thing I thought when I saw Chad Gable and his amateur background.

It’s reminiscent of Kurt Angle. Kurt may not want to return to active wrestling, but his advisory role could be invaluable,” Mantell noted. As Chad Gable continues to redefine his role within WWE, both his in-ring strategy and personal revelations are capturing the attention of the wrestling world.

Fans and commentators alike are watching closely, anticipating how these new developments will shape his path in the wrestling landscape.

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