Jeet Rama

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Jeet Rama
Birth name Satender Dagar[1]
Born (1981-01-12) 12 January 1981 (age 37)
Sonipat district, Haryana, India[2]
Professional wrestling career
Ring name(s) Jeet Rama
Satender Ved Pal[3]
Billed height 6 ft 4 in (193 cm)[4]
Billed weight 235 lb (107 kg)[4]
Trained by WWE Performance Center
Debut 29 September 2015

Satender Dagar (born 12 January 1981) [1] is an Indian professional wrestler currently signed to WWE, where he competes in their developmental territory NXT under the ring name Jeet Rama.[3]

Early life

Born in Jat family of the village Bagru in Sonipat District in the state of Haryana, Satender was a two-time kushti heavyweight amateur wrestling champion and three-time winner of the Hind Kesari award in India.[5][6]

Professional wrestling career

On 2 June 2015 it was reported that Satender, along with fellow Indian recruit Lovepreet Sangha, had been signed by WWE and would be reporting to the WWE Performance Center for training.[7] He made his in-ring debut at a NXT live event in Fort Pierce, Florida on 29 September 2015, competing in a battle royal.[4] He made his singles debut for the company under the ring name Jeet Rama at a WWE live event in New Delhi on 15 January 2016, defeating Chad Gable.[3][8] Since then he has competed several times mostly during NXT live events. Jeet Rama and Kishan Raftar once again teamed up against The Miztourage (Curtis Axel and Bo Dallas) in which they came out victorious at New Delhi on December 7, 2017. On February 10 2018 , Jeet Rama teamed with Kassius Ohno to take on The Forgotten Sons (Steve Cutler and Wesley Blake) at an Orlando NXT live event , in which they were defeated.

References

  1. ^ a b Nath, Joshua Arpit (July 5, 2017). "Satender Dagar, Lovepreet Sangha Make Winning Debuts In WWE, Make India Proud". India Times.
  2. ^ Basu, Hindol (26 December 2015). "Haryana wrestler to take on John Cena, Big Show". The Times of India. Retrieved 16 February 2016.
  3. ^ a b c "NXT Superstars debut with new ring names in return home to India". WWE. January 15, 2016.
  4. ^ a b c Kreikenbohm, Philip. "Jeet Rama « Wrestlers Database « CAGEMATCH - The Internet Wrestling Database". www.cagematch.net.
  5. ^ "After The Great Khali, another Indian wrestler all set to debut in WWE". Daily Bhaskar. 24 June 2015.
  6. ^ Powell, Jason (June 12, 2015). "WWE statement on the signing of two international wrestlers". Pro Wrestling Dot Net.
  7. ^ Scherer, Dave (June 2, 2015). "WWE SIGNS TWO INTERNATIONAL TALENTS". www.pwinsider.com. PWInsider.
  8. ^ "1/15 WWE in New Delhi, India - Detailed Report on WWE's big return -". Pro Wrestling Torch. 15 January 2016.

External links

  • Jeet Rama's profile at Cagematch.net, Wrestlingdata.com, Internet Wrestling Database
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