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WWE signs first-ever Chinese wrestler

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The WWE on Thursday, signing its first ever Chinese performer, Bin Wang. Welcomed by former pro wrestler, Paul HHH Levesque, now WWE's head of talent, in a press conference in China.>> He's from right here in Shanghai. He's 22 years old. He is 6'3" and 220 pounds.>> The WWE, hoping Wong wins over Chinese fans the way Yao Ming did for the NBA.
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Even bringing Yao in for the festivities. The wrestling league also, tearing down the great firewall of China by unveiling a multi-year partnership with digital service, PPTV. Allowing Chinese viewers to stream trademark shows RAW and SmackDown within hours of their US airing. The bromance so strong between the PRC and the WWE, the event even had wrestling superstar John Cena speaking Mandarin.
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