Kavita Devi WWE was seen as one of the most exciting prospects to come out of India when it comes to wrestling and her pedigree as an amateur weight lifting background made her the first woman to be signed by WWE.
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She signed for their brand NXT which is known for hardcore pure wrestling and putting on 5 star rated matches. She even made a few appearances in on screen roles including a Wrestlemania appearance but never found too much success. She was released on the 19 May 2021 after a 4 year stint as a WWE performer
Kavita Devi got married to Gaurav Tomar in 2009 and was planning to quit sport after marriage but with her family being supportive, she continued on her pursuit towards weight lifting and won the gold medal in the Asian Games in 2016.
She has a child who was born in 2010. There are reports of certain issues with her family which is why she wasn’t available to wrestle in the Superstar Spectacle event in January and has since not been a part of the programming and has not gone back to the United States.
Kavita Devi hails from the Jind District of Haryana and is a woman who has inspired countless women to take up sport.
There is a legacy of wrestling in India and many Indian women have been wrestling from their childhood in pits known as Akharas. While weight lifting was her sport of excellence, here expertise in wrestling and the strength training which she had done has assisted her in being a superb wrestler.
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