American Alpha in the short time that lasted as a couple managed to mark an era in professional wrestling. Jason “Angle” Jordan and Chad”Daniel”Gable reminded the world that the foundations of sport spectacle are in the oldest sport in the world, the classic fight, now called Olympic. This made other professional fighters like Kurt Angle, Shelton Benjamin, Charlie Haas, Steve Williams, Mike Rotunda, Rick Steiner and many others.
But Gable and Jordan are aware of what they represent, plus Gable, whose real name is Charles Betts, and decided to change the surname in a fighting way to Gable in honor of the considered best American fighter of all time, Dan Gable.
Dan Gable was World Champion in 1971, he was also a gold medalist at the 1972 Munich Olympics in the lightweight division. That added to his incredible marks in local of the United States with a mark of 181 gained and only one defeat at university level, obtaining two NCAA Championships.
Last weekend in Waterloo, IA, induction to the George Tragos / Lou Thesz Hall of Fame took place, inducing Dusty Rhodes, Stan Hansen and journalist Scott Williams .
The event was attended by several guests, including Jason Jordan, Chad Gable, Shelton Benjamin and Dan Gable himself, so the gladiators could meet. Being the meeting of the Gable of the highlights of the weekend.
Undoubtedly Chad’s face reflects the satisfaction of having met the childhood idol speaks for itself.
With information from Dave Meltzer in the latest issue of the Wrestling Observer Newsletter