Former Pirates prospect and 'Million Dollar Arm' pitcher Rinku Singh makes NXT debut

Rinku Singh, a pitcher who parlayed his victory in the Indian game show Million Dollar Arm into a minor-league stint in the Pittsburgh Pirates‘ farm system, is finally moving up in the sports world to where he can be viewed on television in a weekly basis. However, the sport he’s excelling in is not baseball.

See, Singh is now a professional wrestler — trading in baseball pants for much tighter clothing — and made his debut for NXT, WWE’s developmental wing, in a tag team duo with partner Saurav Gurjar. Together, the two put a beat down on Matthew Riddle.

Prior to his move inside the squared circle, Singh was part of another up and coming duo, just in the sport of baseball. He rose to prominence alongside fellow Million Dollar Arm standout, Dinesh Patel, to become the first