first_imgAn elated yesteryear Bollywood star Dharmendra said: “Im An elated yesteryear Bollywood star Dharmendra said: “Im extremely happy that wrestling is being presented in a world class manner at a global platform, with Pro Wrestling League. Im sure that Indian wrestling lovers will get abundant opportunities at a grass-root level. “Im personally very fond of Wrestling as a sport as I played it in my youth and now I embark on a new journey through Pro Wrestling League,” added Dharmendra, owner of the CDR Punjab team. Double Olympic medallist Sushil Kumar is confident that the League would be a big boost to Indian wrestling. “It will be a great boost when the cream of world wrestling comes to India. This will be a great opportunity for our players to travel with them and learn a lot. Besides the League will keep the focus on the sport and motivate the upcoming wrestlers,” said Sushil. Three-time womens world champion Adeline Gray of the United States has called the PWL a “historic move in international wrestling”. Gray said that “by bringing Pro event with huge sums of money, Indian organisers have taken a bold step in popularizing wrestling at the world level”. The PWL is a joint venture of Wrestling Federation of India and their commercial partners — Pro Sportify Pvt Limited who are the promoters and organisers of the league. PTI PDS PDSlast_img

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