While he is no longer being pushed as a legitimate threat towards the main event scene, the Great Khali is pulling in a huge salary from WWE still. He is pulling in approximately $974,000 a year, which is mainly due to the fact that he is massively popular in India and generates interest from that market
"Somehow that Curt Hawkins sign got a lot of air time tonight. I'm gonna have to buy that guy some beers one day as a thank you."
- Curt Hawkins on seeing his sign at Royal Rumble 2014
"If anybody had their money on Kofi Kingston tongith, they just made a lot of cash. What an upset!"
Curt Hawkins publicly defended Kassius Ohno after the former ROH star was released from the WWE developmental program this week.