Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski appeared to be mulling retirement in the aftermath of the Super Bowl 52 loss to the Philadelphia Eagles a week ago. His friend, WWE wrestler Mojo Rawley hinted that Gronk might be entering the wrestling ring.
"It's not a matter of if, it's a matter of WHEN," Rawley told TMZ Sports of Gronk perhaps leaving football behind permanently at 28 to begin a wrestling career. Although he did add: "I can't speak for him."
Gronk teamed with Rawley last April at Wrestlemania:
With Wrestlemania coming up on April 2nd, WWE's Mojo Rawley brought his good friend Rob Gronkowski to help him get hyped the event.
Rawley posted a video on Twitter Wednesday night of the Patriots tight end delivering some Ric Flair-like chops.
Rawley, whose real name is Dean Muhtadi, is a close friend of the Gronkowski family. He was an undrafted free agent defensive lineman who participated in training camps with the Green Bay Packers and Arizona Cardinals before becoming a professional wrestler.