The WWE announced on Thursday in Shanghai, China that it has signed their first-ever Chinese star to a developmental contract. The Chinese wrestler, Bin Wang will be joining the WWE Performance Center in Orlando, USA later this weekend.
Triple H and John Cena represented WWE in the signing of the contract and Triple H posted the pictures of the 6-foot-3, 220-pound Bin Wang on social media. Triple H, whose real name is Paul Levesque, is WWE’s Executive Vice President of Talent, Live Events and Creative.
The 22-year-old Bin Wang, who has been training in Japan at the Inoki Genome Federation, a wrestling and mixed martial arts promotion, said he is excited about joining the most popular wrestling outfit in the world.
“It is an honor to be the first-ever Chinese talent in WWE history. There are no fans in the world that show the same passion as the WWE Universe, and I look forward to training and developing my skills so I can perform for them in the future,” Wang said via the official WWE site in a press statement.
WWE also announced that Chinese fans can eventually view the Raw and SmackDown matches in Mandarin after their broadcast deal with PPTV. Yao Ming, the former NBA star, was also present in the event.
Watch Triple H introduce Bin Wang in this video:
Video courtesy: YouTube/WWE
In addition to the big announcement of signing Wang, WWE also said in the press conference that they will be holding their first live event in China after more than three years with a Shanghai event in September later this year.
Photo Courtesy: Twitter/TripleH