Rinku Singh

Guwahati, October 8, 2019:

Truck driver’s son Rinku Singh is currently making waves at the world-famous wrestling promotion, World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE).

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Rinku Singh grew up in poverty, and is the son of a truck driver, hailing fromin a rural village in Bhadohi in Uttar Pradesh. Singh was one of nine siblings who all lived in the family’s one-room house. The home had electricity but relied on well water. Singh threw javelin and played cricket as a little boy. He was a junior national javelin medalist. Singh is an alumnus of the Guru Gobind Singh Sports College, Lucknow.

Singh, who is also a retired baseball player, was signed by the Pittsburgh Pirates organization after he won a pitching contest on a 2008 reality television show The Million Dollar Arm. This kickstarted Singh’s road to superstardom in the the WWE.

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After a moderately successful baseball career, on 13 January 2018, Singh signed a contract with the WWE. On May 31, 2018, he made his in-ring debut at a NXT live event in Tampa, in a loss to Kassius Ohno. On March 21, 2019, he started being managed by Robert Strauss on NXT live events Rinku Singh currently performs in their developmental territory NXT.

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