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Stephanie McMahon says she would love for Rob Gronkowski to join WWE

Stephanie McMahon says she would love for Rob Gronkowski to join WWE

It's no secret the WWE is a potential destination for Rob Gronkowski following his retirement from professional football.

The future Hall-of-Famer already has experience in the ring and seems to be tailor-made for a role in the WWE universe. Stephanie McMahon, chief brand officer of the WWE, told TMZ Sports that they would welcome Gronk (as well as UFC star Conor McGregor) with open arms.

"Anybody who has a real big personality, McMahon said. "I'd love to have Gronk in the ring. Conor McGregor, huge personality."

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McMahon also noted that acquiring talent for the WWE is "about bringing in the biggest personalities with the best athletic ability." If that doesn't describe Gronkowski, what does?

As for whether there have been conversations between the WWE and Gronk, McMahon told TMZ, "We are always having conversations."

At this point, it would be more of a surprise to not see Gronkowski back in the ring sometime in the near future. Mojo Rawley, a WWE star and friend of Gronk's, said he expects the 29-year-old to join the WWE in some capacity. Plus, the three-time Super Bowl champion made an appearance at a WWE charity event last month.

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Rob Gronkowski makes appearance at WWE charity event

Rob Gronkowski makes appearance at WWE charity event

It doesn't look like Rob Gronkowski-to-the-WWE rumors are going to die down any time soon.

The recently retired Patriots tight end made an appearance at a WWE charity event on Tuesday night. The occasion was US-Metro DC's 37th Annual Awards Dinner.

Gronk was pictured alongside WWE stars Mojo Rawley, Braun Strowman, and Mickie James.

Rawley, a friend of Gronkowski's, said Monday in an interview with TMZ Sports that "at some point" we can expect to see Gronk inside a WWE ring. The photo above certainly seems to point toward Rawley being correct.

It wouldn't be Gronk's first time inside a WWE ring. He joined Rawley at WrestleMania 33 in 2017.

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WWE's Lio Rush calls out Rob Gronkowski during 'Monday Night Raw'

WWE's Lio Rush calls out Rob Gronkowski during 'Monday Night Raw'

Just one day after retiring from football, Rob Gronkowski already is getting called out by WWE stars.

During "Monday Night Raw," Lio Rush knew exactly how to rile up the Boston crowd. While taking shots at fellow WWE star Finn Balor, Rush fired some at Gronkowski as well.

"You should've just quit while you were ahead. You really should've," Rush said. "Now, you are gonna be forced to leave the game as a beaten, broken, hot piece of garbage like Rob Gronkowski."

WWE has been considered a potential landing spot for Gronkowski as he moves on from his NFL career. Mojo Rawley, a WWE star and friend of Gronk's, believes we'll see him step into the ring plenty in the future.

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