Great Khali Bio

When The Great Khali first appeared on Smackdown he was an unnamed monster who came out and interrupted a match between The Undertaker and Mark Henry who had a rivalry going on at the time. Khali went into the ring and destroyed the Undertaker and everyone marveled at the size and stregth of this unnamed giant. Khali was escorted to the ring by his manager at the time Shawn Daivari. The next week on Smackdown Daivari inroduced this giant to the wrestling world as "The Great Khali". Khali grabbed the mike and spoke but in a foreigh language that most could not understand. The following week he had his first match against Funaki and completely dominated the match and since then has dominated all of his opponents. Khali had a great rivarly with then World Heavyweight Champion Rey Mesterio and when they battled it was compared to David and Goliath, of course Khali was Goliath. Khali beat Mysterio but did not win the championship belt because it was a non-title match. Another famous rivalry was with Undertaker. After the Undertaker rivalry Khali went to the ECW for a while and then to RAW. He came back to Smackdown via the WWE draft on June 11th, 2007. On July 20th Smackdown World Heavyweight Champion Edge had to give up his belt due to a injury that will keep him out of action for a while. Smackdown GM then set up a 20 man Royal Rumble in which the winner would be the new World Heavyweight Champion. It came down to Khali, Batista and Kane, Khali eliminated them both and became the WWE Smackdown World Heavyweight Champion. At 'Unforgiven' in September of 2007 Khali had to defend his title in a triple threat match along with Batisa and Rey Mysterio. Batista beat Khali and took the WWE World Heavyweight Championship. Khali participated in the Elimination Chamber match at 'No Way Out' but was eliminated by the Undertaker. He also participated in a 24 man battle royal at Wrestlemania XXIV but was eliminated. At Backlash Khali battled the Big Show. Khali lost the match when the Big Show leveled him with a choke slam. On the July 25, 2008 edition of Smackdown Khali won a six man battle royal.

On August 17, 2008 at Summerslam 2008 Khali would challenge Triple H for the WWE Title but was unsuccessful.

In late September of 2008 the great Khali started having in the ring appearances where a girl would be picked from the audience and he would plant a kiss on her, the name of this event - The Khali Kiss Cam. During this time the great Khali went through a change and became a face even teaming up on team HBK during Survivor Series. Khali teamed up with Shawn Michaels, Rey Mysterio and Kryme Tyme as they defeated Team JBL which consisted of JBL, Miz, John Morrison and MVP. Khali has also made MVP's life hard as he has interrupted the MVP Lounge show saying that it is a boring show and would rather do the Khali Kissing-Cam.

The Great Khali later feuded with Dolph Ziggler, winning by disqualification after Ziggler attacked him with a steel chair. In the next few weeks, Khali lost to Ziggler by countout and disqualification after Ziggler made it look like Khali hit him with a steel chair. At The Bash, Khali lost to Ziggler by pinfall, after Kane returned and attacked Khali.

Khali then began feuding with Kane. The feud escalated when Kane kidnapped Ranjin Singh. Tempers flew as they two would do battle at Summerslam 2009. Khali had control early on in the match but Kane was able to hit a running DDT to pick up the pinfall victory over Khali.

On the August 28, 2009 edition of Smackdown while Kane was battling Rey Mysterio in a match Great Khali and Ranjin Singh rushed down to the ring. Khali cleared Kane out of the ring, and then Singh hit him with a kendo stick. Kane grabbed Singh by the neck, but Khali saved him by smashing the kendo stick on Kane repeatedly. Kane eventually retreated backstage.

Some Great Khali facts:
Birth Name: Dalip Singh Rana
Bith Date: August 27, 1972
Height: 7'3"
Weight: 400 Pounds
Finishing Move: The Claw, the power bomb and the choke slam
He was Mr. India in 1997 and 1998

He had a great acting role in Adam Sandlers "The Longest Yard" movie
His chest meausures 63 inches
He is a Rajput Hindu and a devout one for that.
He likes to eat all sorts of Punjabi food and hasn't yet developed a liking for any type of Fast Food.
He is a real bodybuilder which is rare for a man of his size.

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