The Great Khali: WWE Has Failed In India

The Great Khali is nothing but blunt about this thoughts on WWE entering the India market. And they mostly revolve around him.

Speaking to the New India Express, Khali says that the WWE failed because they stopped using him. He left they WWE in 2014 and went back to India to open his own wrestling school, Continental Wrestling Entertainment.

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"The WWE has failed in India," he said outright. "They thought they would use the Great Khali fully and then leave him. I (had) been trying hard for (a while) to leave WWE, but they kept on offering me (a) contract. Finally in 2014, I decided I (would) leave once my contract (finished) and (would) not work with them ever again. Then I came back and opened CWE in Punjab, which is doing well."

Despite the falling out with WWE, Khali thinks the future is bright. If people have the right kind of coaching and motivation, they can go far.

"The future of wrestling is very bright and it can be better, if handled in a better way, if a coach is provided or (the right kind of situation) is given," Khali says. "The mentality of the Indian sportsmen is very weak. Many of them depend upon drugs. They feel that the consumption of drugs will help in enhancing their performance and will help them in clinching a medal. They receive too much of love after winning a medal that they forget to concentrate on sports."

Even though there seems be some sort of bad blood between the two parties Khali did come back for one WWE appearance last year to aid Jinder Mahal in winning the Punjabi Prison Match at WWE Battleground.

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