Kavita Devi becomes the first Indian woman wrestler to be signed by WWE (World Wrestling Entertainment) in the history. The female professional wrestler Kavita belongs to Haryana, who has won an opportunity to become ‘WWE Superstar’.
In 2016, the wrestler represented India in the South Asian Games as an accomplished powerlifter and grabbed the gold medal in the 75kg category. The five-feet nine-inch Indian wrestler is the first woman to compete on the international platform ‘WWE’. She also participated in the Mae Young Classic women’s tournament in the month of August 2017.
Kavita Devi learned the ring skills from the former World Heavyweight Champion ‘The Great Khali’
The Great Khali, former World Heavyweight Champion is the mentor of Kavita Devi; she earnestly learned the ring skills from him. Professional wrestler Devi is hoping to begin her journey at the WWE Performance center in Orlando, Florida from next year. She would join the training in January 2018.
In a statement, Devi shared her happiness of creating a history in the field of wrestling. For her, it is a privilege to get the title of first Indian woman wrestler to compete in WWE. She also admired her experience at Mae Young Classic as a great learning phase. The wrestler is looking forward to going ahead in the journey of WWE Women’s Championship.
Though she has no experience of WWE, she believes her physical tools will help her to compete with her counterparts. In April 2017, she was a part of World Wrestling Entertainment Dubai tryout and gained a huge attention of the WWE scouts.
Kavita Devi is all set to join a roster of international talent hub at the WWE Performance Center, It hails from a diversity of different countries including the U.K., Germany, Canada, Australia, Brazil, India, and China.
Jinder Mahal, an Indo-Canadian professional wrestler at WWE appreciated Kavita Devi, getting a big opportunity to turn out to be India’s first female WWE Superstar. He welcomes her with proud and addresses Devi as an inspiration to the Indian youth. Jinder desires success for the female wrestler.