Yuvraj Dhesi is a Canadian professional wrestler currently signed to WWE. He performs on their SmackDown brand
under the name Jinder Mahal. He also competes for the organization's developmental promotion, Florida Championship Wrestling.
After graduating with a business degree, Dhesi joined the Canadian Prairie Wrestling Alliance (PWA) and Stampede Wrestling,
where he rose through the ranks to become PWA Heavyweight Champion, Stampede Wrestling International Tag Team Championship,
and hold other titles.
Dhesi traveled to Tampa, Florida in December 2009 to tryout for WWE. The tryout was successful as he landed a developmental
contract. He believes WWE officials were impressed with his ability to speak Punjabi not to mention that he wore an authentic
Dhesi made his WWE television debut on the April 29, 2011 episode of SmackDown, appearing in a backstage segment
with The Great Khali and Ranjin Singh.