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Former basketball player Satnam Singh hopes to shine on wrestling mat after switching sports

By Anuj Mishra Satnam Singh, the first Indian player to be drafted into an NBA team in 2015, wants to become the best wrestler in the country following his decision to try his hand at wrestling.

Former basketball player Satnam, who is 7’3 “, was drafted by the Dallas Mavericks in 2015, and the player will now bring his natural athleticism, charisma and intimidating stature to All Elite Wrestling (AEW). Satnam hopes his passage in wrestling will open more doors for the budding young wrestlers of India.

“Wherever I reach wrestling, I would go alone. I want to become the best wrestler in India. So that Indian wrestlers and children who want to be wrestlers have an easy path. My success will also open more doors for them. aspiring wrestlers in India, ”Satnam told ANI. Explaining his decision to try my hand at wrestling, the athletes said, “I found the opportunity to be good so I decided to switch from basketball to wrestling. Also because wrestling was my dream because I used to watch games in my childhood. “

While athletic action has been halted due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Satnam has regularly exercised to be at his best. He even changed his diet for wrestling and took a high protein diet to increase his strength. “The training was tough due to the COVID-19 pandemic and the lockdowns, but I continued to sweat in the gym. And I made sure I was at my best and ready for any fight that presents itself to me, ”Satnam said.

“For wrestling, I started eating more, including more protein and fruit. I also increased my weight and gained muscle,” he added. Satnam would make sure he used his basketball skills during All Elite Wrestling (AEW) fights.

“Basketball has helped me with fitness and footwork for wrestling. Making quick movements during wrestling is essential and my basketball background could come in handy at that time,” a- he declared. The former basketball player doesn’t know who his opponent will be and that fact adds to Satnam’s thrill and excitement.

“I’m very excited about the fight and I’m waiting for the match to take place. I don’t know anything about the fight and who I would be locking the horns with, but I’m ready for the fight,” Satnam Singh signed. The high octane offerings from All Elite Wrestling’s portfolio can be watched by fans in India on Eurosport India. (ANI)

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