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WWE to hold first-ever talent tryout in India

IANS  |  Mumbai 

The (WWE) on Monday announced that it will visit in search of the next generation of Superstars by holding the first-ever tryout here in March 2019.

The four-day tryout will give up to 40 athletes from the country the opportunity to showcase their abilities with the goal of being selected to begin training at the state-of-the-art Performance Center in Orlando, Florida, U.S.

The pool will comprise elite performers with a diverse background in and including kushti, kabaddi, wrestling, American Football, basketball, combat sports, and bodybuilding.

"has an extremely large and passionate fanbase and remains a top priority for as we continue to localise content globally," said Paul "Triple H" Levesque, WWE Executive Vice President, Talent, Live Events & Creative.

"I am confident this latest tryout will result in a world-class pool of athletes ready to pursue their dream of becoming the next WWE Superstar from India," he added.

From Monday, the official WWE recruitment website at is available in Hindi.

Tailored to athletes who are interested in pursuing a career in sports-entertainment, the website features information about the WWE recruitment process and provides a detailed look at what day-to-day life is like for NXT Superstars and members of the roster.

The includes step-by-step instructions on how to apply for a tryout, as well as access to the official application form.



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First Published: Mon, December 03 2018. 15:12 IST