December 8, 2022

Earlier than transferring on to the world {of professional} wrestling, Satnam Singh was an NBA participant. He was the primary Indian to be drafted to an NBA workforce when the Dallas Mavericks chosen him because the 52nd total decide of the 2015 NBA draft. However now, together with his NBA profession coming to a halt, Satnam determined to maneuver to the world {of professional} wrestling.

Tony Khan’s newest wrestling promotion All Elite Wrestling (AEW), which has been making a buzz for the previous two years, and has turn into a legit competitors for Vince McMahon’s World Wrestling Leisure (WWE), grabbed the chance to signal Satnam to a contract final month.

The 7ft 2 in large has little wrestling expertise, however he can have the prospect to coach alongside veterans like QT Marshall, Dustin Rhodes, and Cody Rhodes on the Nightmare Manufacturing unit. A number of AEW skills have already emerged from the Nightmare Manufacturing unit together with the likes of Purple Velvet, Jade Cargill, “Large Shotty” Lee Johnson, and Anthony Ogogo.

“To coach with Cody, QT, and Dustin on the Nightmare Manufacturing unit could be an ideal alternative for me to be taught new issues. Actually excited to be taught from them as they’ve a variety of expertise,” Satnam informed Hindustan Instances in an unique interview.


He went on to reward AEW proprietor Tony Khan and mentioned that he was glad when he was approached for the chance to signal for the wrestling promotion.

“I’ve large respect for Tony Khan, he’s very nice and humble. When he gave me the chance, I used to be actually glad, so it was an ideal alternative,” he mentioned.

Due to AEW’s meteoric rise, it has turn into the vacation spot for veteran wrestlers to hitch the promotion with the likes of CM Punk, Bryan Danielson, Adam Cole, and Ruby Soho coming to the AEW shores up to now couple of months itself. However for now, Satnam has his eyes on one other large – Paul Wight, previously referred to as The Large Present in WWE.

“I do not know that many wrestlers, however I would love to have a struggle with Paul. He’s a giant man, he’s like me. So I’m actually excited to wrestle him as we’re of the identical dimension,” he mentioned.

“I’ve seen wrestlers like Nice Khali, Paul, The Undertaker, Jinder Mahal – so I want to attempt to do what they’ve performed in careers as properly,” he signed off.

(AEW Dynamite is stay at Eurosport and Eurosport HD on Thursdays at 5:30 am each week. AEW Rampage is stay at Eurosport and Eurosport HD on Saturdays at 7:30 AM each week)

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