WWE champ Mahal making most of his opportunity

BROOKLYN, NY — Just four short summers ago, Yuvraj Singh Dhesi was back at home in Calgary, mulling his future, having just weeks earlier been released from his dream job as a professional wrestler with World Wrestling Entertainment. On Friday, Dhesi, who is better known to wrestling fans as Jinder Mahal, was sitting in a packed room in a hotel in Brooklyn, filled with journalists from 15 different countries. He was there with his WWE championship belt in hand,…

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WWE champ Jinder Mahal vows best is yet to come

Calgary, a city steeped in pro wrestling history, has produced its share of huge stars of the industry, but none, perhaps, as physically imposing as Jinder Mahal, the Calgarian and current World Wrestling Entertainment champion. The big Albertan, who checks in at six-foot-five, 220 pounds, is in the best shape of his life. According to him, it’s been a life that has been entirely spent as a fan of pro wrestling and sports entertainment. “I was born in Calgary,…

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