Tian Bing

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Tian Bing
Birth name Wang Bin
Born (1994-04-14) April 14, 1994 (age 24)
Anhui, China
Professional wrestling career
Ring name(s) Bin Wang
Tian Bing
Wang Bin
Billed height 6 ft 3 in (1.91 m)
Billed weight 220 lb (100 kg)
Billed from Shanghai, China
Trained by Antonio Inoki[1]
WWE Performance Center
Debut December 31, 2013
Tian Bing
Chinese 天兵
Wang Bin
Chinese 王彬

Wang Bin (Chinese: 王彬;[2] born April 14, 1994),[3] is a Chinese professional wrestler. He is signed to WWE, where he competes in their developmental territory NXT brand under the ring name Tian Bing. He is the first wrestler from Mainland China to compete in WWE.

Professional wrestling career[edit]

Inoki Genome Federation (2013–2016)[edit]

Wang debuted in the Inoki Genome Federation (IGF) on December 31, 2013, defeating Kendo Kashin at the Inoki Bom-Ba-Ye 2013 event.[4] Wang continued to wrestle for IGF for three years before leaving for the WWE. He wrestled his last IGF match on May 29, 2016, teaming with Alexander Otsuka to defeat the team of Pancrase legends Masakatsu Funaki and Takaku Fuke at the Genome36 event.[5]

WWE (2016–present)[edit]

On June 16, 2016, WWE officially announced Wang's signing to the company.[1] Although being promoted as WWE's first mainland Chinese developmental talent, Wang was preceded by Kenny Li six years before him.[6][7][8]

On the October 26, 2016 episode NXT, Wang made his television debut under the ring name Tian Bing, teaming with Ho Ho Lun in a losing effort against #DIY in the first round of the Dusty Rhodes Tag Team Classic tournament.[9] On March 30, 2017, WWE announced on their Twitter page that Bing would be competing in the André the Giant Memorial battle royal at WrestleMania 33, where he eliminated Fandango and Tyler Breeze before being eliminated by Dolph Ziggler.[10]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "WWE announces historic talent signing in China". 
  2. ^ [1],王彬登陆美国WWE摔跤狂热大赛成中国第一人。
  3. ^ "Tian Bing: Profile & Match Listing - Internet Wrestling Database (IWD)". www.profightdb.com. 
  4. ^ "Tian Bing's 2013 IGF matches". cagematch.net. 
  5. ^ "Tian Bing's 2016 IGF matches". cagematch.net. 
  6. ^ "Kenny Li: Profile & Match Listing - Internet Wrestling Database (IWD)". www.profightdb.com. 
  7. ^ Kreikenbohm, Philip. "Li Fang « Wrestlers Database « CAGEMATCH - The Internet Wrestling Database". www.cagematch.net. 
  8. ^ "Florida Championship Wrestling". 24 February 2011. Archived from the original on 24 February 2011. 
  9. ^ Pantoja, Kevin. "411's WWE NXT Report 10.26.16". Retrieved October 26, 2016. 
  10. ^ "WWE adds Chinese wrestler to the WrestleMania battle royal". Pro Wrestling Dot Net. March 30, 2017. Retrieved March 31, 2017. 

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