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'The Great Khali' suffers severe head injury in fight show

Source: PTI
February 25, 2016 18:57 IST
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The Great KhaliFormer WWE wrestler Dalip Singh Rana, better known by his ring name 'The Great Khali', suffered a severe head injury during the Continental Wrestling Entertainment show at Haldwani, Uttarakhand, on Wednesday night.

He sustained the injury during the first show of The Great Khali Returns Series while fighting against foreign wrestlers Mike Knox and Brody Steel, at the Rajiv Gandhi International Stadium, Gaula Par, Haldwani.

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The doctors suspect that he also suffered injuries to his chest.

"Khali has been under observation and tests are being conducted on him to know whether he has suffered injuries to his chest as well," one of the organisers of The Great Khali Returns series said.

After Khali sustained severe head injuries he was airlifted from Haldwani on Thursday morning and brought to a specialty hospital in Dehradun.

He received seven stitches on his head on Wednesday night before being flown to the Uttarakhand capital.

The second show of this series is scheduled to be held in Dehradun on February 28.

Khali was crowned the World heavyweight champion in 2007.

Image: Dalip Singh Rana, better known as Khali

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