According to Dave Meltzer's Wrestling Observer newsletter, WWE is willing to offer Gronk a "similar style deal" that it offered UFC star Ronda Rousey, who made her WWE debut late last month, is scheduled to be part of its "Elimination Chamber" event Feb. 25 and is being advertised as being part of their WrestleMania signature event April 8.
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: