Rohit Sharma named as co-owner of Wrestling League team UP Warriors

  • New Delhi
  • Updated: Dec 09, 2015 11:31 IST
Cricketer Rohit Sharma at a practice session at Wankhede stadium ahead of the Ranji Match against Uttar Pradesh, in Mumbai on November 11, 2015. (PTI Photo)

Indian cricketer Rohit Sharma became the latest celebrity to endorse the newly launched Pro Wrestling League as he was named as the co-owner of the PWL team UP Warriors on Tuesday.

Earlier, Bollywood legend Dharmendra became the first major name to support the league when he bought the Punjab team.

Speaking about the association, Rohit said:”India has had a long and proud history with Wrestling. I am proud to come on board as one of the Co-Owners of the UP Warriors team at the Pro Wrestling League. Our team has the best line-up of wrestlers including India’s most celebrated wrestler Sushil Kumar. We look forward to making it to the top of the league for the first season of the PWL.”

Commenting on this move, Vishal Gurnani, Director of ProSportify said,”Rohit Sharma is one of the appreciated cricketers in India today. We excitedly welcome him on board as one of the co-owners for the team UP Warriors . We look forward for a fruitful & long lasting association with Rohit.”

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