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Gable Steveson now training with WWE full-time after heart procedure

A new ESPN report details the latest on Steveson's WWE future.

Gable Steveson is now training full-time at the WWE Performance Center after undergoing a heart procedure last month, according to a new report. 

ESPN reports that Steveson underwent an ablation last month to treat Wolff-Parkinson-White (WPW) syndrome, and is now training full-time in Orlando under the guidance of Fit Finlay. 

WPW syndrome is a congenital heart condition that causes rapid heartbeat, according to the Mayo Clinic. An ablation "uses small burns or freezes to cause some scarring on the inside of the heart to help break up the electrical signals that cause irregular heartbeats," according to Johns Hopkins Medicine.

Steveson tells ESPN that the condition was discovered in 2021 prior to his competing in the Olympics in Tokyo, but that he did not undergo the ablation until WWE's medical team guided him through a process that "spanned many months."

The report states that WWE recommended top cardiologists for Steveson, and quotes chief content officer Paul "Triple H" Levesque: "We're glad to see that Gable is healthy and training full time at our Performance Center in Orlando."

WWE announced Steveson's signing to a multi-year contract in September 2021. He was drafted to the Raw brand in the 2021 WWE Draft, but has yet to have his in-ring debut. 

Steveson appeared on both nights of WrestleMania 38 earlier this year.

Steveson's brother Bobby is also signed to WWE, and performs as Damon Kemp on the NXT brand.