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WWE Announces Signing of Former MLB Player Rinku Singh

Posted By Caroline Walsh on 01/13/18


WWE.com has announced the signing of former MLB player Rinku Singh. Singh was previously signed to the Pittsburgh Pirates and had the nickname of the “Million Dollar Arm.” Singh is set to report to the WWE Performance Center on Tuesday, January 16 to start his training.

Singh is 6’3″ and 256 pounds. He hails from Bhadohi, India. He won the 2008 reality TV series The Million Dollar Arm, and he was later signed to the MLB for the Pittsburgh Pirates. and his life story later inspired the Disney film Million Dollar Arm in 2014. He took part in a WWE tryout back in April 2017 in Dubai, where he impressed the Performance Center coaches and trainers enough to get a WWE developmental contract.

As first reported on https://t.co/a1E4IgHRlg, #MillionDollarArm pitcher #RinkuSingh has officially joined the @WWEPerformCtr!

— WWE (@WWE) January 13, 2018