Indian Wrestlers Rinku Singh & Saurav Gurjar joins WWE

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Saurav Gurjar at WWE Tryout in Dubai | Image Source: WWE/YouTube

Recently, WWE signed few new talents and among the dozens who joined, includes Rinku Singh & Saurav Gurjar, the two wrestlers from India. Saurav Gurjar is a sports person turned actor while Rinku Singh becomes many of the Indian men to join WWE, the American professional wrestling company based on their talents.

The 6-foot-3, 256-pounds hefty Rinku started his career as a baseball player and hails from Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh. He was born on August 8, 1988 and also a national junior javelin medalist. At a very young age, he took very fast decision to be a wrestler and now he has earned his opportunity. He signed the contract with WWE on January 13, 2018. Kavita Devi gets the privilege to be the first Indian Women Wrestler to be signed by WWE in the October 2017.

Rinku is also the winner of Indian reality show ‘The Million Dollar Arm’ in 2018 and the subject of the movie ‘Million Dollar Arm’. After winning the reality show, he with Dinesh Patel travelled to Los Angeles for further baseball training. Rinku Singh is a pure vegetarian and there is a reason for it.

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Rinku Singh at WWE Performance Center in Florida | Image Source:

Saurav Gurjar began his career as Kick boxer and then turned his attention to acting. He got some roles in leading TV serials but he didn’t stop there as Wrestling is in his blood. He portrayed the role of Bheem in popular Mahabharat (2013 TV series) and he recently did the role of Ravan and Vali in Sankatmochan Mahabali Hanuman, the Indian TV serial.

On being selected at WWE Tryout 2017 in Dubai, he said that he “doesn’t want money, he wants his dream.”

Saurav Gurjar was born on 26 September 1985 in Gwalior. The actor is set to play a negative role in Brahmastra movie starring Alia Bhatt.

Both Rinku and Saurav are currently trained at WWE Performance Center in Orlando, Florida and might join the WWE NXT, a land of opportunity to earn a WWE RAW or SmackDown Live call. Both will get a new stage name before they make their WWE debut.