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WATCH | Rakhi Sawant gets knocked out by female wrestler at Great Khali's show; blames Tanushree Dutta for 'planned attack'
Rakhi later in a video claims she was dancing at the show, and not wrestling and could not react when the wrestler threw her down; going on to blame Tanushree Dutta for hiring the wrestler.
It has turned out to be a remarkable season for Bajrang, who was also the only Indian grappler to be given a seeding at the Budapest World Championship.
The other three Indian quarterfinalists namely - Ritu Phogat, Pooja Dhanda and Sakshi Malik were also ousted in their bouts.
This has been a decent year for Indian wrestlers so far.
The only Indian to be seeded at this championship, Bajrang will compete on the second day of the championship on Sunday.
The Wrestling Federation of India (WFI) has selected 10 members each in free-style, greco-roman and women's wrestling categories.
Vinesh, who was exempted from the World Championship trials, was to compete in the 50kg category and was a medal favourite.
Hossein Karimi set to join as one of the three foreign coaches along with Andrew Cook of USA and Georgia's Temo Kazarashvili on a one-year contract.
Miffed star wrestler Bajrang Punia meets Sports Minister, hopeful he'll be considered for Khel Ratna
The wrestler, who won gold medals at the Commonwealth Games and Asian Games, said if he doesn't get a favourable reply by evening, he will be forced to knock the doors of Court to get justice.
Islam Opiev of Russia proved to be too good for the 20-year-old from a village near Sonipat, winning the bout through technical superiority.
Wrestling Federation of India selects Ritu Phogat for World Championship after Pinki refuses to turn for trials
WFI Assistant Secretary Vinod Tomar told PTI that they decided to hold fresh trials in the interest of the country.
He also went on to clinch Gold and Silver medals in two different weight categories in the 1962 Jakarta Asian Games.
The team is heading to the World Wrestling Championship, which is slated to be held in Slovakia from September 17-23.
Indie filmmakers Jonathan and Justin Gajewski are developing "Ring King" after optioning the life rights to Rocky, ex-TV wrestler and WWE Hall of Famer.
Harpreet was India's lone medal hope after Gurpreet Singh (77kg), Naveen (130kg) and Hardeep (97) failed to reach the medal round.