Meet Rinku Singh Rajput who is known as Veer Mahaan in the world of wrestling
Are you a fan of WWE? If yes, then you would be familiar with Rinku Singh Rajput, popularly known as Veer Mahaan. After The Great Khali of India in WWE, now the name of Rinku Singh Rajput i.e. Veer Mahaan has also been added.
Are you a fan of WWE? If yes, then you would be familiar with Rinku Singh Rajput, popularly known as Veer Mahaan. After The Great Khali of India in WWE, now the name of Rinku Singh Rajput i.e. Veer Mahaan has also been added. Veer Mahaan has won the title of World Wrestling Entertainment, due to which the whole country is proud of him.
Who is Rinku ?
Rinku Singh Rajput was born on 8 August 1988 at Gopiganj in Sant Ravidas Nagar district of Uttar Pradesh. His father used to run a truck to support the family and is now a farmer. Veer has 9 siblings. Rinku Singh Rajput completed his early schooling from Guru Govind Singh Sports College, Guramba, Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh. He never went to college and university for studies because he dropped out in 9th class. Rinku was interested in sports since childhood. Rinku used to throw javelin during school days. He has also won a junior level national medal in this sport. He has won many medals in Bhadohi and Lucknow.
Rinku Singh’s baseball career
Rinku Singh was a javelin thrower since his school days. Due to his interest in baseball, he moved to America to pursue a career in baseball. In the year 2008, he came into the public eye by winning an American television show Million Dollar Arm Competition. This show was a talent hunt show for fast-throwing baseball players. Rinku Singh threw a baseball at a speed of 87 miles per hour and won one million dollars among 37000 contestants.
In 2009, he joined professional baseball and became a part of the Pittsburgh Pirates team. In America, he played baseball for 10 years. Rinku Singh Rajput became the first Indian national to participate in a professional baseball game in the US on 4 July 2009. On 24 May 2010 he got a chance to meet US President Barack Obama at the ‘White House Heritage Month event’. He also got a chance to play for the Australian Baseball League’s Bandimat Bansthal.
The journey from baseball to WWE
In 2018, Rinku Singh said goodbye to baseball. Rinku Singh Rajput signed a contract with WWE on 14 January 2018. On May 31, 2018, he made his in-ring debut at the NXT live event held in Tampa. He defeated the world’s biggest wrestlers in his first three matches, including names like Sam Samothers, Jeff Brooks and Dominik Mysterio.
Together with Indian player Sourav Gurjar, he formed a team named ‘Indus Sher’. Both participated in WWE NXT. Later, another member named Jinder Mahal was added to his team. Taking the name Veer, Shocky and Jinder won 12 consecutive matches for the team. Finally, in 2021, Veer parted ways with his team and joined WWE Raw as an independent wrestler. Rinku Singh became Veer Mahaan from here.
Veer mahaan’s look
Veer Mahaan aka Rinku is also famous for his looks. Rinku greets all the spectators before and after every fight. With long hair and a long beard and moustache, he looks like an Indian mythological man. Trikunda on the forehead, Ram in the arms, Maa in the chest and Rudraksh garland around the neck. Along with this, when Rinku Singh enters the ring with a yellow colored dhoti tied around his arms, the enemy already trembles.