WWE returns to India after 13 years; Satender Pal, Lovepreet Sangha to make debut

After Dalip Rana, aka the Great Khali Sangha and Pal will be first Indians to feature in WWE.

Updated: Jan 14, 2016, 23:40 PM IST
WWE returns to India after 13 years; Satender Pal, Lovepreet Sangha to make debut

New Delhi: Former World Kabbadi League Champion, Lovepreet Sangha and two-time Kushti National Heavyweight Champion, Satender Ved Pal will make their in-ring World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE) debuts when the premier sports entertainment professional wrestling returns to India after 13 years on January 15.

After Dalip Rana, aka the Great Khali, Sangha and Pal will be the first Indians to feature in the highly popular WWE. The United States-based professional wrestling will have a two-day India tour Friday and Saturday at the Indira Gandhi Indoor Stadium.

Hosts of WWE superstars will showcase their acting-wrestling skills in front an expected packed crowd with the two new Indian inductees featuring prominently. WWE's own world champion Roman Reigns, Big Show, Kane and Charlotte are some of the big names to enthrall Delhi crowd.

Lovepreet, 6 feet, 225 pounds, was one of the top raiders in the World Kabaddi League in 2014 and was a member of the United Singhs team that won the league championship.

Ved Pal, 6'4" and 235 pounds, was a standout in Indian wrestling, having already won the national Kushti championships twice in heavyweight category.