Mumbai, December 22, 2015 (Akash Sharma): WWE today announced that former World Kabbadi League Champion, Lovepreet Sangha, and two-time Kushti National Heavyweight Champion, Satender Ved Pal, will both make their in-ring debuts in front of their hometown fans during WWE Live India at the Indira Gandhi Indoor Stadium on Friday, January 15 at 7 pm and Saturday, January 16, 2016 at 5:30 pm. Both athletes were signed to NXT, WWE’s developmental division this past June and train out of the state-of-the-art WWE Performance Center in Orlando, Fl.
“WWE is a global, family-friendly entertainment company committed to serving the passionate fan base in India,” said Paul “Triple H” Levesque, WWE Executive Vice President, Talent, Live Events and Creative. “We are delighted the fans in India will have the opportunity to witness history with the first live matches for Lovepreet and Satender.”
Lovepreet Sangha, 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.
Satender Ved Pal, 6-4 and 235 pounds, was a standout in Indian wrestling. He was also a two-time national heavyweight champion in Kushti.
Fans attending WWE Live India will also be able to see their favorite WWE Superstars and Divas including John Cena, Big Show and WWE Divas Champion, Charlotte.