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The first Chinese WWE superstar?

WWE wrestler Bin Wang of China headlocks his opponent Wesley Blake during a taping of the WWE's NXT show at Full Sail University in Winter Park, Florida. In a few weeks, the 230-pound Wang, who arrived in the United States in June, will be joined by seven other Chinese athletes hand-picked by World Wrestling Entertainment Inc, in the hope that one of them will become the first Chinese WWE "superstar."

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WWE wrestler Bin Wang of China headlocks his opponent Wesley Blake during a taping of the WWE's NXT show at Full Sail University in Winter Park, Florida. In a few weeks, the 230-pound Wang, who arrived in the United States in June, will be joined by...more

WWE wrestler Bin Wang of China headlocks his opponent Wesley Blake during a taping of the WWE's NXT show at Full Sail University in Winter Park, Florida. In a few weeks, the 230-pound Wang, who arrived in the United States in June, will be joined by seven other Chinese athletes hand-picked by World Wrestling Entertainment Inc, in the hope that one of them will become the first Chinese WWE "superstar." REUTERS/Scott Audette
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WWE wrestler Bin Wang eats lunch at home between works out at the WWE Performance Center in Azalea Park, Florida. REUTERS/Scott Audette

WWE wrestler Bin Wang eats lunch at home between works out at the WWE Performance Center in Azalea Park, Florida. REUTERS/Scott Audette

WWE wrestler Bin Wang eats lunch at home between works out at the WWE Performance Center in Azalea Park, Florida. REUTERS/Scott Audette
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WWE wrestler Bin Wang of China prepares his lunch at home between workouts. WWE, the $1.5 billion company known for big personalities and outrageous story lines, wants its Chinese wrestlers to be the next television sensation in China, a market where other U.S. media companies have faltered.

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WWE wrestler Bin Wang of China prepares his lunch at home between workouts. WWE, the $1.5 billion company known for big personalities and outrageous story lines, wants its Chinese wrestlers to be the next television sensation in China, a market where...more

WWE wrestler Bin Wang of China prepares his lunch at home between workouts. WWE, the $1.5 billion company known for big personalities and outrageous story lines, wants its Chinese wrestlers to be the next television sensation in China, a market where other U.S. media companies have faltered. REUTERS/Scott Audette
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Bin Wang drives back to the WWE Performance Center after lunch at home. REUTERS/Scott Audette

Bin Wang drives back to the WWE Performance Center after lunch at home. REUTERS/Scott Audette

Bin Wang drives back to the WWE Performance Center after lunch at home. REUTERS/Scott Audette
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Bin Wang works out with trainer Sean Hayes at the WWE Performance Center in Azalea Park, Florida. 

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Bin Wang works out with trainer Sean Hayes at the WWE Performance Center in Azalea Park, Florida. REUTERS/Scott Audette

Bin Wang works out with trainer Sean Hayes at the WWE Performance Center in Azalea Park, Florida. REUTERS/Scott Audette
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Bin Wangworks out at the WWE Performance Center in Azalea Park, Florida. REUTERS/Scott Audette

Bin Wangworks out at the WWE Performance Center in Azalea Park, Florida. REUTERS/Scott Audette

Bin Wangworks out at the WWE Performance Center in Azalea Park, Florida. REUTERS/Scott Audette
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Bin Wang works with another development wrestler during ring training at the WWE Performance Center in Azalea Park, Florida. Three mornings a week, the 22-year-old, a native of China's Anhui province, enters a beige, low-rise building tucked into an office park in Orlando, Florida, to spend hours body-slamming people.

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Bin Wang works with another development wrestler during ring training at the WWE Performance Center in Azalea Park, Florida. Three mornings a week, the 22-year-old, a native of China's Anhui province, enters a beige, low-rise building tucked into an...more

Bin Wang works with another development wrestler during ring training at the WWE Performance Center in Azalea Park, Florida. Three mornings a week, the 22-year-old, a native of China's Anhui province, enters a beige, low-rise building tucked into an office park in Orlando, Florida, to spend hours body-slamming people. REUTERS/Scott Audette
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Bin Wang stretches out during ring training at the WWE Performance Center in Azalea Park, Florida. REUTERS/Scott Audette

Bin Wang stretches out during ring training at the WWE Performance Center in Azalea Park, Florida. REUTERS/Scott Audette

Bin Wang stretches out during ring training at the WWE Performance Center in Azalea Park, Florida. REUTERS/Scott Audette
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Bin Wang listens to instructor Norman Smiley during ring training at the WWE Performance Center in Azalea Park, Florida. REUTERS/Scott Audette

Bin Wang listens to instructor Norman Smiley during ring training at the WWE Performance Center in Azalea Park, Florida. REUTERS/Scott Audette

Bin Wang listens to instructor Norman Smiley during ring training at the WWE Performance Center in Azalea Park, Florida. REUTERS/Scott Audette
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Bin Wang works out during ring training at the WWE Performance Center in Azalea Park, Florida. REUTERS/Scott Audette

Bin Wang works out during ring training at the WWE Performance Center in Azalea Park, Florida. REUTERS/Scott Audette

Bin Wang works out during ring training at the WWE Performance Center in Azalea Park, Florida. REUTERS/Scott Audette
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Bin Wang talks with a fellow wrestler during ring training at the WWE Performance Center in Azalea Park, Florida. REUTERS/Scott Audette

Bin Wang talks with a fellow wrestler during ring training at the WWE Performance Center in Azalea Park, Florida. REUTERS/Scott Audette

Bin Wang talks with a fellow wrestler during ring training at the WWE Performance Center in Azalea Park, Florida. REUTERS/Scott Audette
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Bin Wang puts a headlock on another development wrestler. REUTERS/Scott Audette

Bin Wang puts a headlock on another development wrestler. REUTERS/Scott Audette

Bin Wang puts a headlock on another development wrestler. REUTERS/Scott Audette
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Bin Wang works out in the gym at the WWE Performance Center. REUTERS/Scott Audette

Bin Wang works out in the gym at the WWE Performance Center. REUTERS/Scott Audette

Bin Wang works out in the gym at the WWE Performance Center. REUTERS/Scott Audette
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Bin Wang of China practices his promotional videos at the WWE Performance Center. REUTERS/Scott Audette

Bin Wang of China practices his promotional videos at the WWE Performance Center. REUTERS/Scott Audette

Bin Wang of China practices his promotional videos at the WWE Performance Center. REUTERS/Scott Audette
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Bin Wang enters the stage during a taping of the WWE's NXT show at Full Sail University in Winter Park, Florida. REUTERS/Scott Audette

Bin Wang enters the stage during a taping of the WWE's NXT show at Full Sail University in Winter Park, Florida. REUTERS/Scott Audette

Bin Wang enters the stage during a taping of the WWE's NXT show at Full Sail University in Winter Park, Florida. REUTERS/Scott Audette
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Bin Wang enters the stage during a taping of the WWE's NXT show at Full Sail University in Winter Park, Florida. REUTERS/Scott Audette

Bin Wang enters the stage during a taping of the WWE's NXT show at Full Sail University in Winter Park, Florida. REUTERS/Scott Audette

Bin Wang enters the stage during a taping of the WWE's NXT show at Full Sail University in Winter Park, Florida. REUTERS/Scott Audette
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Bin Wang hits opponent Wesley Blake during a taping of the WWE's NXT show at Full Sail University in Winter Park, Florida. REUTERS/Scott Audette

Bin Wang hits opponent Wesley Blake during a taping of the WWE's NXT show at Full Sail University in Winter Park, Florida. REUTERS/Scott Audette

Bin Wang hits opponent Wesley Blake during a taping of the WWE's NXT show at Full Sail University in Winter Park, Florida. REUTERS/Scott Audette
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Bin Wang strikes his opponent Wesley Blake during a taping of the WWE's NXT show at Full Sail University in Winter Park, Florida. REUTERS/Scott Audette

Bin Wang strikes his opponent Wesley Blake during a taping of the WWE's NXT show at Full Sail University in Winter Park, Florida. REUTERS/Scott Audette

Bin Wang strikes his opponent Wesley Blake during a taping of the WWE's NXT show at Full Sail University in Winter Park, Florida. REUTERS/Scott Audette
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Bin Wang celebrates during a taping of the WWE's NXT show at Full Sail University in Winter Park, Florida. REUTERS/Scott Audette

Bin Wang celebrates during a taping of the WWE's NXT show at Full Sail University in Winter Park, Florida. REUTERS/Scott Audette

Bin Wang celebrates during a taping of the WWE's NXT show at Full Sail University in Winter Park, Florida. REUTERS/Scott Audette
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Bin Wang bows to opponent Wesley Blake backstage after their match. REUTERS/Scott Audette

Bin Wang bows to opponent Wesley Blake backstage after their match. REUTERS/Scott Audette

Bin Wang bows to opponent Wesley Blake backstage after their match. REUTERS/Scott Audette
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