Enes Kanter is a very famous NBA star. He recently stated that he is ready to start fighting in the WWE. He will stop playing basketball in September. He actually won the WWE 24/7 Title from R-truth during a segment which took place at the pre-RAW Main Event tapings.
The Taping took place in New York City. Truth was able to win the title back from Kanter just before the Segment ended. Kanter spoke with TMZ Sports recenlty and stated that he is friends with Paul Heyman. He also spoke to Vince McMahon and Triple H recently about his WWE Career.
"Yeah for sure," Kanter said. "Full time, I'm ready. I'm actually already talking to some people. I'm really good friends with Paul Heyman and I actually got to meet with Triple H and Vince McMahon. "They said 'whenever you're ready,' I said, 'alright, let's do it.'
I'm gonna finish basketball and then—it'll be in about six or seven more years." The WWE is known for hiring some famous sports stars. It helps them attract a new fan base and helps them make more money.
Kanter’s fan will definitely pay good money to watch him wrestle some of the best WWE wrestlers. It will be super exciting for them.