Tiger Ali Singh ( Gurjit Singh Hans ),
son of wrestler Tiger Jeet Singh, was
born on March 09, 1971 in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. Mick initially
had designs on becoming a basketball player, having been offered
more than 20 U.S. college basketball scholarships including one
from Notre Dame, after seeing his father fight in Japan in 1991,
he decided to embrace the wrestling vocation.
- In Jan., 1997, he signed with the World Wrestling Federation,
with the signing announced at a press conference at SkyDome in
- On April 9, 1997, he became popular after winning WWF's Kuwait
Cup Tournament. He defeated Owen Hart in the finals. He would
also participate and managed by his father in the World Wrestling
Federation's pay per view event "One Night Only" in
the U.K. on September 20, 1997 facing off against Leif Cassidy.
- He made his WWF debut on the April 21, 1997 episode of RAW.
He would disappear from WWF television until they had fully submerged
into the Attitude Era, where he returned as a rich and arrogant
heir to a fortune (similar to Ted DiBiase's character). He came
to the ring accompanied by a manservant named Babu, and would
pay random people in the audience each week to perform humiliating
- He was sent to Puerto Rico to work on in-ring skills. He returned
in late 2000 as the manager of Lo Down, the tag team of D'Lo Brown
and Chaz Warrington.
- Lo Down and Singh were eventually sent to International Wrestling
Association in Puerto Rico, removing them from WWF programming
as the WCW invasion angle of 2001 started.
- Down in IWA, Singh was a tag team champion on several occasions.
Wrestling Titles Held:
1995 - World Martial Arts Wrestling Federation (WMWF India) - International
1996 - World Martial Arts Wrestling Federation (WMWF India) - World
1997 - World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE) ? Became WWE Kuwaiti
Cup Champion by defeating WWE Superstars Brooklyn Brawler, Al Snow,
Billy Gunn, Owen Hart & Mankind within a round robin elimination
tournament held in Kuwait
2000 - International Wrestling Association (IWA) - World Tag Team
2001 - International Wrestling Association (IWA) - World Heavyweight
2001 - International Wrestling Association (IWA) - World Tag Team
International Wrestling Achievements
November 15, 1995 - During a live outdoor WMWF wrestling promotion
in India, the late Chief Minister of Punjab, Beant Singh presented
and crowned Tiger with a diamond studded turban, as the pride &
son of India in front of 40,000 spectators.
In January 1997, during a live satellite broadcast in front of a
sold out WWE wrestling event in Torontos Sky Dome, WWE Chairman,
Vince McMahon presented Tiger with a 10-year, multi-million dollar
contract to wrestle for the WWE.
July 1, 2007, The City of Milton recognized and honored Tiger Ali
Singh and his father Tiger Jeet Singh by inducting them both into
Miltons Walk of Fame. The Walk of Fame honors those individuals
which have achieved success and notoriety on both the national and
Tiger Ali Singh
suffered a career ending injury in December 2001
when he slipped and fell unconscious during an outdoor wrestling
match in Puerto Rico during a rain storm. He was later diagnosed
with having suffered his third concussion. He was sent home to Toronto
to recover. He was released from his WWE contract in July of 2002.
Tiger Ali Singh filed a $7 million lawsuit against WWE:
- that he was forced to wrestle in the rain while in Puerto Rico.
- Other WWE wrestlers of frequently calling him "taxi driver
- He was the victim of a stunt in 1999 where his turban was stuffed
WWE attorney Jerry McDevitt countered by noting that WWE was not
responsible for any injuries occurring in a different organization,
and that Singh's contract could legally be ended if he suffered
As of Nov. 2008, he made a comeback
to the field of professional wrestling in Japan