As some of you may already know, Ricardo Rodriguez left WWE because the company refused to give him a chance as a full time in ring performer. He has since worked in Mexico, Puerto Rico and the independent wrestling circuit in the United States in such a capacity. Well, it has now been reported that Rodriguez has accepted a job in India where he is now helping Great Khali train new students.
November 20, 2015
Since he is such a beloved figure, WWE made sure to avoid talking about the Great Khali when they are promoting the two shows that they are going to be doing in India in January. The former world heavyweight champion is no longer associated with the company. Khali now has a business relationship with TNA. He recently helped promote the tour that they will be doing before the end of the year.
November 5, 2015
As some of you may already know, TNA is doing a tour of India. They made a very wise decision to partner up with the Great Khali, who is very much still revered in the country for his stint with WWE. The former world heavyweight champion has given his endorsement to the live events that will be taking place in December. He also has agreed to help the company find another local star to join Mahabali Shera on the roster.
October 19, 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
Since he is still a well known and beloved figure in India, the majority of the country believed the Great Khali when he told the mainstream media there that he was going to be making his return to WWE soon. However, the former world heavyweight champion has softened up on that stance quite a bit in a new interview. He stated that he was really busy with his own wrestling school. He also revealed that he would not be at the next Wrestlemania.
April 14, 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
For the next phase of their expansion plans, WWE is set to debut the Network in several countries. One of the more interesting choices is India, as many industry insiders feel that it is one of the hotter markets for professional wrestling. While much of their population lives in poverty, there is a good amount of wealthy people that may be willing to spend on the service. Great Khali could be brought back solely to promote the online service.
April 9, 2015
Earlier in the year, it was reported that the Great Khali has been telling the mainstream media in India that he was returning to WWE soon. It is now being said that he has left his home country for the United States. While there is some skepticism about his intentions, the belief is that the company would welcome him back with open arms because of his value as a marketing asset. He would have to take a considerable pay cut, however.
April 9, 2015
Believe it or not, there is a good amount of people online who search for naked photos of the Great Khali. Some of the searchers are curious people in the United States. The majority of these people, however, are from his home country of India, where he is revered as a huge star. His popularity over there was the reason why WWE paid him such a high salary for all those years. Fortunately for us all, none of these images exists.
March 26, 2015