Kavita Devi becomes first Indian woman to sign WWE contract

Kavita Devi becomes first Indian woman to sign WWE contract

The announcement was made by WWE Champion Jinder Mahal during his visit to Delhi.

After the Great Khali and Jinder Mahal became the two male wrestlers to be snapped up the largest wrestling company in the world, it is now the turn of Kavita to take India's flag into the ring.

They support her fully, she added, as she now heads to the company's Orlando, Florida, training centre for gruelling in-ring training and what WWE calls "character development" - transformation into one of their trademark big personalities. She is the first Indian women wrestler to sign for the company. Kavita Devi will be join the women's division of the WWE.

"It is an honor to be the first-ever woman from the Middle East to sign with WWE", said Bseiso, who attended the Mae Young Classic. She underwent professional training under the guidance of The Great Khali (Dalip Singh Rana) at his academy.

Salwar kameez clad Kavita whose videos took internet by storm hails from Haryana.

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It's been a great two weeks and I feel very happy after a long year to be able to have the results here. Somebody even rattled a cow bell as contested the Shanghai Masters final at the Qizhong Tennis Centre.

Kavita said, "It was a privilege to be the first Indian woman to compete in WWE". She was a featured participant in Mae Young Classic - WWE's first all-woman competition in which she contested with New Zealand-based Dakota Kai. "I look forward to starting on my path to becoming a WWE Superstar".

Mahal, known as The Modern Day Maharaja, extended his best wishes for Devi.

This is exciting news, I can't say that I thought Devi particularly stood out in the Mae Young Classic but any concerted effort by the WWE to diversify its roster must be applauded and I'm sure that both Devi and Bseiso will prove to be superb additions to the ever-growing number of incredible female talent the WWE. Now, Kavita will be making history as the first Indian woman ever to appear in WWE.

Shortly after the news became public, WWE.com confirmed the signings with an official article, which includes comments from Devi, Bseiso and WWE Executive Vice President, Talent, Live Events & Creative, Paul "Triple H" Levesque. "We're confident Kavita and Shadia will inspire future WWE superstars".

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