TNA and Sony SIX today announced the signing of the first ever Indian wrestler Mahabali Shera into the global roster of TNA Wrestling.
The 24 year old Shera was selected by Hall of Famer Kurt Angle, who went to visit India last year in a search for TNA’s first Indian star.
Speaking on the announcement, Mr. Prasana Krishnan, Business Head, Sony SIX commented, “We are thrilled to partner with TNA in creating this iconic moment with the unveiling of the first ever Indian wrestler for TNA. India is home to some of the most passionate wrestling fans and through our consistent offering, high quality content and market reach we will make Mahabali Shera a household hero and fuel growth and popularity for TNA.”
TNA President Dixie Carter added, “Signing Mahabali to our roster as the first Indian wrestler is a testament to TNA’s commitment to our Indian viewers and our continued focus on international brand expansion. With his in-ring talent and incredible story of achieving his dreams, we are confident viewers will quickly connect with Mahabali as he represents the people and nation of India throughout the world.”