During a recent interview with the Daily Pioneer, the Great Khali revealed that he was once signed with WCW. He spent about six or seven months under contract with the promotion, where he was being trained and developed. When Vince McMahon purchased the company, WWE opted against buying his contract since he was so green at the time.
November 30, 2015
Since the company no longer has the expensive services of the Great Khali, they are forced to find other wrestlers to send to India to promote. The latest person to be sent to that country is Mark Henry, and he is on his way there this week. His promotional duties aren't for an upcoming tour, however. He is simply there to bring a little more awareness for WWE since they are televised there.
August 27, 2015
A lot of the older wrestlers on the independent wrestling circuit like to tell fans that they are returning to WWE soon. Apparently, the Great Khali is one of those guys. He has been telling the mainstream media in India that he is returning to the promotion soon. However, representatives from the company are reportedly denying those rumors. They stated that they have no plans to bring the former world heavyweight champion back into the mix.
April 11, 2015
Even before he was released by WWE, there were talks of the Great Khali opening up a wrestling school in India. Those talks are heating up again as of late. Media reports from that country are stating that the move is close to happening. The school is slated to be open in the city of Punjab. Since the region is still a valued demographic for promotions in the United States, there is a very good chance that someone will eventually be signed from there.
January 18, 2015