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Three recruits from India join WWE Performance Center


Three new recruits from India have joined the WWE Performance Center.

WWE announced today that Gurvinder Singh, Sukhwinder Grewal, and Laxmi Kant Rajpoot have signed with the company and reported to Orlando, Florida to join the Performance Center. Singh and Grewal are both 7-feet-tall and were trained by The Great Khali. wrote:

At 7 feet tall, 310-pound Gurvinder Singh of Jagadhri is an experienced cricketer and actor that trained for the squared circle under another giant of the ring, The Great Khali.

Sukhwinder Grewal is another titanic trainee of Khali, standing 7-foot-2 and tipping the scales at 340 lbs. The 24-year-old played basketball before setting his sights on the ring.

Twenty-five-year-old Laxmi Kant Rajpoot comes to Orlando from Banda and has athletic experience in javelin throwing and taekwondo.

Singh, Grewal, and Rajpoot aren't the only new Performance Center signees that WWE has confirmed this month. It was announced on January 14 that indie stars Mercedes Martinez and Jake Atlas, "Titan Games" competitor Emily Andzulis, former NFL defensive lineman AJ Francis, acrobat Sidney Bateman, and former college basketball player Zechariah Smith had reported to the Performance Center.

Martinez was an entrant in Sunday's women's Royal Rumble match and also appeared in the number one contender's battle royal on NXT two weeks ago.