Published On: Mon, Aug 22nd, 2016

World’s top pro wrestlers to be seen in action in Pakistan





ISLAMABAD: The first ever pro wrestling competitions will roll into action in five major cities of the country from November 28 to December 8.

“This will be a great wrestling event in Pakistan’s history as several renowned professional wrestlers from 15 countries will feature in the event.” Pakistan’s only pro wrestler, Badshah Pehalwan Khan, told media at a press conference here at a local hotel on Sunday.

Flanked by former world champion Flesh Gordon and eminent wrestler Tiny Iron, Badshah said boxing contests would introduce anew era of sports activities in Pakistan.

“The event will not only provide a new sort of entertainment to the people here but will also pave way for the return of international sports activities,” said Badshah who debuted inwrestling in October 2010 in France as a trainee and had his first pro wrestling match in January 2012.

The 22 year old who had competed against the best Europeanpro wrestlers since his debut said he wanted to tell the world that Pakistanis were peaceful people and lovers of sports.

“It had been my dream to see wrestling competitions in Pakistan and I’ve been trying for that for the past two years.Thank God finally the wrestling competitions are going to take place here,” he said.

Flesh Gordon on the occasion said he had found Pakistanis sports lovers and was happy that professional wrestling would take place in such a nice country.

“I’m feeling as I’m in my own country. We’ll tell the world that Pakistan is safe and secure for all sorts of sports activities,” he said.
The event is being organized by European company Wrestling Stars and Pakistan’s event management company Masscomm Solutions.

Courtesy: Geo News

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Syed Ammar Alavi

- is Lahore (Pakistan) based journalist & writer with 25-year experience in print, wire and broadcast forms of journalism. His major fields of interest are politics, film,tv,sports, climate change and technology