WWE HOF The Great Khali rumored to make an appearance at the upcoming WWE Superstar Spectacle

WWE is set to return to India after nearly six years, with the upcoming event called Superstar Spectacle. The event boasts the appearances of several top wrestlers, including John Cena, Seth “Freakin” Rollins, Rhea Ripley, Natalya and the Imperium. Among these stars, Indian wrestling legend The Great Khali is also rumoured to be involved with the event in some capacity.

The Great Khali is arguably the most popular WWE wrestler from India. He made his WWE debut in 2006 and left a lasting impact on the world of professional wrestling, establishing himself as the indestructible giant who dominated all challengers. He enjoyed tremendous success during the first three years of his tenure with the company.

The Great Khali rumored to return to WWE at Superstar Spectacle

After nearly 6 years, WWE makes its long-awaited return to India with Superstar Spectacle, scheduled to take place today in the city of Hyderabad at the Gachibowli Indoor Stadium. Notably, this event will not be available on the WWE Network or the streaming service Peacock, as it is exclusive to India.

According to PWInsider via WrestlingNewsCo, there are rumors that the former World Heavyweight Champion could be making an appearance at the show. However, at present, there is no additional information available regarding the specific role or capacity in which the Hall of Famer might be involved in the event. It’s possible that his appearance could be driven by the event’s location in India, where The Great Khali’s presence would undoubtedly be a significant attraction.

When Khali made his WWE debut, he engaged in a heated and extended rivalry with The Undertaker, even capturing a world title during their feud. However, over the past decade, he has wrestled sparingly, with only a few sporadic appearances. Notably, he assisted fellow Indian wrestler Jinder Mahal in retaining his World Heavyweight Championship during a Punjabi Prison Match in 2017 and participated in the Greatest Royal Rumble in 2018.

In recognition of his contributions to the industry, he was inducted into the Hall of Fame in 2021.Regarding the Superstar Spectacle, the initial advertisement featured Jinder Mahal’s stable, The Indus Sher, competing for the Tag Team Championship against Sami Zayn and Kevin Owens. However, plans changed when Owens and Zayn lost the belts to The Judgement Day at Payback.

When did The Great Khali retire from WWE?

The Great Khali enjoyed a lengthy WWE career that spanned nearly a decade within the company. He made his debut in 2006 and rapidly rose to prominence thanks to his immense power and monstrous size.

His imposing presence had everyone quite literally looking up to him. During the initial three years of his tenure, he stood as an unstoppable force, bulldozing through anyone who crossed his path.

Khali successfully defeated some of the top names of the company, such as John Cena, Kane, The Undertaker and Shawn Michaels to name a few. Khali was celebrated as a national hero in India and ventured into the world of entertainment, appearing in numerous movies and TV shows in both Hollywood and Bollywood.

In 2014, he decided to retire from professional wrestling and stepped away from the ring to mentor aspiring young WWE stars.Whether or not The Great Khali makes a return at Superstar Spectacle, the event is sure to leave a lasting memory in India. Stay tuned for further updates on WWE.


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