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The Singh Brothers wrestle at WWE Smackdown in Vancouver

By:
Manisha Singh (@manishakiran_, @himmatco)

Burnaby locals Harvinder and Gurvinder Sihra, also known as "The Singh Brothers," wrestled at the WWE Friday Night Smackdown, that took place on Feb. 14, at Rogers Arena, Vancouver this year.

As young boys in high school, the brothers recall wrestling in their school's lunch room and telling their friends their dream of wrestling with WWE. Little did they know it would be a harder ride than they imagined.

The Bollywood inspired tag-team duo reflects on their come up, and the obstacles they overcame in order to get to where they are today, which included being rejected by WWE recruiters and having a size disadvantage due to being smaller than most other competitors.

However, their determination, hard work and resilience has allowed them to climb up the ranks, and the Singh Brothers now work for WWE full time.

After years on the road doing shows and other small gigs, in 2014 the Singh Brothers had the chance to give WWE's Paul Michael Levesque (aka Triple H), a 30-second elevator punch down, and in 2016 the duo got their big break, with an invitation to compete in the first ever Cruiserweight Classic, a 32 man tournament in Orlando, Florida.

Throughout this journey, Harvinder and Gurvinder have proved that dreams really do come true, but only if you work hard!

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