The Commonwealth Games Wrestling Gold Medalist and Canadian Freestyle Wrestling Olympian honed his skills in the amateur game growing up, but he was also a huge fan of pro wrestling.
With that in mind, the 35-year-old thinks the time is right to make a big entrance into the scripted — but no less explosive — branch of sports entertainment.
— ONE Championship (@ONEChampionship) May 15, 2021
“I have reached the pinnacle of this sport. Now, I want to attack the pro wrestling industry. AEW, WWE, I’m coming for you guys next. Consider this a warning shot,” the Canadian-Indian proclaimed.
Bhullar’s bold words immediately caught the attention of WWE star Baron “The King” Corbin,” who stated, “Dude must be drunk!” However, Bhullar quickly clapped back and showed that he has no intention of backing down.
Hey @BaronCorbinWWE I recommend you stay in the shadows and keep ur fake King act up. I'm the God Of Wrestling with the mace of Hanuman and I'm coming for the industry and your head…….tell em @JinderMahal#FakeKing #GodOfWrestling #OneBillionStrong
— Arjan Singh Bhullar (@TheOneASB) May 17, 2021
With his athleticism, skill, and size, “Singh” believes he can make a major dent wherever he ends up, and he’s started to call out more big names in the pro wrestling industry.
One of those names is WWE Champion and former mixed martial arts competitor Bobby Lashley, who recently found himself on the American Kickboxing Academy athlete’s hit list. A matchup featuring Lashley and Bhullar could be a crossover hit between the mixed martial arts and professional wrestling fan bases.
— Arjan Singh Bhullar (@TheOneASB) May 22, 2021
Along with his own love of professional wrestling, “Singh” is also motivated by the appetite for it in his ancestral homeland of India.
Tens of millions tune in to WWE when it airs in the country on television, and that would give Bhullar another massive stage to entertain and inspire his people.
It’s more than just a pipe dream for the Canadian-Indian, too, as “Singh” has already trained with his friend and WWE star Jinder “The Maharaja” Mahal to get a taste of the squared circle.
There are legions of fans in India, North America, and around the world who would love to see Bhullar mix it up with some of the most athletic heavyweight monsters on the planet, and the newly crowned ONE World Champion is ready to apply his world-class wrestling to any challenge.
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