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Indian powerlifter Kavita Devi joins WWE

Former competitive powerlifter and South Asian Games gold medal winner Kavita Devi has been selected to compete in the Mae Young Classic, which is the first ever WWE tournament for women, World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE) announced on Thursday.

Kavita, who hails from Haryana, has undergone training to be a professional wrestler under the guidance of former WWE champion 'The Great Khali' at his Punjab based wrestling promotion and training academy.

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Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson to make movie about WWE superstar Paige

Actor Dwayne Johnson, also known by his ring name The Rock, is making a biopic for his next movie project about World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE) superstar Paige.

The former wrestler is teaming up with WWE Studios and "The Office" creator Stephen Merchant to bring the life story of the WWE Superstar to the big screen. The biopic, titled "Fighting with My Family", will be written and directed by Merchant himself, reports aceshowbiz.com. 

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Punjab Royals edge Haryana Hammers to win Pro Wrestling League title

Punjab Royals produced a dramatic comeback to edge out Haryana Hammers 5-4 in the final of the second edition of the Pro Wrestling League (PWL) at the KD Jadhav Indoor Stadium on Thursday. Haryana, who were beaten to the title in the final of the inaugural edition by the now renamed Mumbai Garudas, saw the trophy slip narrowly from their grasp for the second year in succession.

In a nail-biting, edge-of-the-seat contest, Haryana took the lead a couple of times with Punjab staging a dramatic comeback on both occasions. With the tie locked at 4-4, the fate of the championship boiled down to the final bout between Punjab's Jitendra and Sumit Sehrawat of Harayna in the men's 74 kilogram division. Jitendra dominated right from the start to win 12-1 and win the title for Punjab.

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Pro Wrestling League: Punjab Royals beat Mumbai Maharathi 5-4 to advance to Final

Punjab Royals beat defending champions Mumbai Maharathi 5-4 in the second semi-final at the KD Jadhav Indoor Stadium here on Wednesday to set a date with Haryana Hammers in the summit clash of the Pro Wrestling League (PWL).

In what turned out to be a see-saw contest, the fans were treated to some brilliant display of wrestling when the scoreboard drifted from one side to the other till the very end. The fans were also treated to an exciting contest between Yoga Guru Baba Ramdev taking on 2008 Beijing silver medallist Andriy Stadnik in an exhibition bout.

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Pro Wrestling League Semi-final Preview: Mumbai Maharathi vs Punjab Royals

Defending champions Mumbai Maharathi will aim to enter the final for the second consecutive time when they meet Punjab Royals in the second semi-final of the Pro Wrestling League (PWL) at the KD Jadhav Indoor Stadium on Wednesday. For Mumbai, it will also be a chance to avenge their 3-4 defeat to Punjab in the league stage.

Punjab are mainly relying on their key player, Vladimir Khinchegashvili, who is the current world and Olympic champion in the men's 57kg category. The Georgian won his first four bouts in the tournament before being stunned by Sandeep Tomar of Haryana in Punjab's last league tie.

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