Indians are finally making their presence felt at World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE), that too in style! Haryana’s Kavita Devi recently made her debut at Mae Young Classic tournament in traditional Indian attire of Salwar-Kameez paired with boots and dupatta.
Her unusual choice of attire took people by pleasant surprise and forced them to flood social media with posts. Our Desi girl however lost the match, but not before giving her opponent Dakota Kai a taste of her power.
The video of her fight on YouTube was posted by WWE channel on August and has already got over 3 million views.
Vice President of WWE Talent Development, Canyon Ceman has also showered praises uopn the wrestler.
“Kavita Devi gave a strong performance at WWE’s 2017 Dubai tryout. She is an athletic and extremely strong woman who demonstrated a solid grasp of the fundamentals of sports entertainment, and a passion to improve that will serve her well in WWE’s upcoming Mae Young Classic tournament,” Ceman said while talking about her inclusion.
The former Haryana police officer has also become the first Indian woman to compete in WWE. Well, we can’t wait to see more of her power-packed moves in future.
Take a look at some reactions on social media:
Has a nice look.
Can be a star.
Will only get better and improve. pic.twitter.com/goajyovDKV
— 🔴🐺 Alpha 🐺🔴 (@TheGreatMizard) August 28, 2017
— Winston Anchant (@ThunderEvermore) September 3, 2017
— Pantaloons (@pantaloonsindia) September 5, 2017