SLAM! Wrestling Canadian Hall of Fame: Tiger Ali Singh
REAL NAME: Gurjit Singh Hans, better known as 'Mick'July 2, 2012: Charity name of the game at TigerFest
December 19, 2011: Tigers spur on Toy Drive in Milton
June 28, 2010: Discrimination of South Asians has lessened through the years
June 3, 2010: TigerFest debuts this weekend in Milton
December 27, 2009: Mat Matters: Reflections on Christmas
November 19, 2009: Milton honours Tiger Jeet and Tiger Ali Singh
November 1998: Q & A with Tiger Ali Singh
Jan. 31, 1997: Tiger Ali Singh ready to take on the world
BORN: March 9, in Toronto, Ontario
6'5", 285 pounds
AKA: Tiger Jeet Singh Jr.
Imagine in your first match as a pro, you team with your father, the legendary Tiger Jeet Singh in Japan's FMW against Onita and Tarzan Goto. That's what happened to Tiger Ali Singh in November 1992.
Tiger trained to be a wrestling in the New Japan Pro Wrestling dojo for six months. He spent time with with Sweet Daddy Siki and Ron Hutchison at Sully's Gym in Toronto, and learned kick-boxing in Thailand and Bangkok.
Born and raised in the Toronto area, Tiger was a successful high school basketball player (even attracting some U.S. colleges) before deciding that he wanted to follow his father's footsteps.
In January 1997, Tiger Ali Singh joined the WWF. Since that time, we've seen little of him on North American TV, but he is being pushed internationally, including taking the inaugural Kuwait Cup.
In July 1998, he debuted his new 'attitude' that's closer to the real thing -- a rich, flamboyant, arrogant descendant of Asian royalty.
TIGER JEET SINGH
I was there from the first day of Tiger in the WWF when he signed his
contract at SkyDome. While George Chuvalo and Bret Hart wished him the
best of luck. He hasn't disappointed me at all, the Kuwait Cup was one
championship in a future filled with titles.
I was at the wrestling match, at Skydome when Tiger beat Miguel Perez. He is
going to be the next superstar in the WWF. I also saw him in action in Nov 6
1994 at Indira Gandhi Indoor Stadum, New Delhi. He was amazing.
Tiger Ali Singh is the best newcomer I have ever seen enter pro
wrestling. I have followed the sport for the last 30 years and remember
Ali father fighting a great sold out fight in the gardens against the
Sheik, Tiger Ali Singh will be a great superstar in the pro wrestling
I saw Tiger Ali Singh when he signed his contract with the WWF at
SkyDome. It was just amazing....I have also seen him wrestle on T.V. This
guys in just a monster. His elbow drops are just so powerful. WWF watch
This wrestler has everything it takes to be champ. I seen him at the
Skydome in November and he was incredible. I hope to see him at the
Skydome in May.
Best of Luck. Mike Smitz
I have occasionally seen Tiger Ali Singh wrestle on television. While the
WWF has been ignoring him on their television shows, I can see that the man
has a lot of potential. He has won the Kuwait Cup, and obtained victories
over stars such as Bob Holly and Miguel Perez. There are not many
professional wrestlers with Indian heritage, and he has done what I plan to
do-- enter this great sport.
Just a little pet peeve of mine; why is it that if someone lives in a small
town anywhere remotely close to Toronto they are said to have lived in the
Toronto area. Mick Hans(aka Tiger Jeet Singh Jr./Tiger Ali Singh) grew up in
Milton Ontario. Milton is not part of the mega-city nor is it in the Toronto
area, it's its own independent entity.
I think that Tiger Ali Singh is the next biggest thing in the WWF
since the Iron Shiek who everybody loved to hate. For those commoners
who don't like it - toooooooo bad, and in the words of DX "SUCK IT".
I remember when there used to be a Punjabi saying
"phude is the world to me", and my friend Tiger always lived up to that.
It is a great honor and insperation to know that one of our own has reached
this level of sucess. And better yet that you are keeping the culture alive.
I mean when you speak PUNJABI in the ring me and my cousins go absoulutly
crazy. BRRRHHHHHAAAAAAA!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! And one last comment what you
are doing can only be performed by the best or you can say by a Jatt.
Tiger Ali Singh lives in my hometown of Milton Ontario not Toronto. I
met Tiger at Gallingers Car Dealership in Milton when He had an
autograph session. He is a great guy. He is often seen in the Milton
Mall at Smithbooks or Loblaws. He is a community Type Guy!!
I was at the Raw when Tiger had a guy lick Abu's foot it was great, Tiger is
the greatest in putting down the American, I am American as well but Indian
first, so everything Tiger says in Punjabi is true and I am a proud Asian
and I am glad that the WWF has add such a great talent to the roster. Tiger
Ali Singh will be the greatest champ when he gets the chances to show that
his wrestling is superior then the mic skills (which are amazing) so the
other WWF superstars better watch out especially Stone Cold the true
American with to class.
Tiger Ali Singh is the biggest and best CUSSARA around and no body can beat
Kila Kali Union City
I was in England and I was very excited to hear about Tiger Ali Singh. I was so
happy that I went to Florida and I did lost and lost of mutman.
Tiger Ali Singh is da best wrestler.....I'm proud that he is an Indian after
all...I salute to him.
You have done us Indians proud.
Tiger Ali is the best new wrestler in a long time. Good to see an Indian
wrestler up there. I love it when he speak Punjabi. "JUT PATTAN DE"
I think Tiger Ali Singh is the best Indo-Canadian wrestler ever of the
nineties. I saw him wrestle in Kuwait. What a great athlete. Jai hind!!!
LEEANN & KENNETH D'SA, TORONTO,CANADA.
Tiger your an inspiration for all us Sikhs. You're a great role model for
all us Punjabis. YOU DA MAN.
My memory of Tiger Ali Singh or Gurjit Singh Hans, whichever you prefer
is while watching Jonnovision on CBC Wed. Jan 13th, 99. While bragging
about his so called money he handed over $1000 Canadian to a guy who
imitated the Rock and also the Undertaker. Just before he handed this
money over he said, "It's not worth so much as American money but then
again neither are the people." This is supposed to be a person to put
in the Canadian Hall of Fame? It goes to show how much he thinks of
Canadians and the country he was born in.
Tiger Ali Singh is unbeatable, and that's the bottom line. I can't wait
until he wins the belt!!! He's done us Indians proud!
I have a few words (in the language of Punjabi) to express
how I feel about Tiger Jeet Singh Junior...
"Oh putt jattan deh bolon deh bacre, oh putt jattan deh!!!!
The second thing I want to say is concerning Vince McMahon.
Vince may think he's marketing Tiger Jeet Singh Junior very
well by giving him the name "Tiger Ali Singh" and thinking
that people will believe that he's either a Sikh or a
Muslim. Well Vince, Indian and Pakistani people aren't
dumb!! When an Indian person makes it big time, everyone
knows who he/she is in the Indian community. So, we all
know that Tiger Jeet is a Sikh (Punjabi)... not a Muslim!!!
So do us all a favor Vince and take that "Ali" off his name,
and put "Jeet" back in there. We're tired of laughing at
how you tried to mix his name by using "Ali" and "Singh".
Muslim and Sikhism are two different cultures... Tiger Jeet
is 100% Punjabi (Sikh). I got 6 words for ya...
"BOLEI SOLEI HAN!! SAT SRI AKHAL!!!"
Punjabi Jatt, Canada
tiger ali singh needs to be noticed.he needs to come on often.Tiger is
representing the punjabi nation in the world and is a good role model so
vince let me put it this way "theree ma tee futhi"
I've seen Tiger Ali Singh in action, and I have to say, the man has
potential. It's good to see another Indian make it to the big time like
that and I hope for good things in his future in the wayward world of
I think Tiger Ali Singh is a great inspiration to all of DA Punjabi people
out there. i think he's got the potential to be the great one and i love
it when he speaks in punjabi yaar.
CHAK DEY TIGER, PUTH JAT DA, TAKE OUT ALI AND REPLACE IT WITH JEET YAAR.
Tiger is da man
speak Punjabi in the ring more, introduce yourself in the ring like val
venis, except in Punjabi
e.g. 'Sat sri akaal merey punjabi's, puth jaatan dey, chak dey'
do some bhangra in the ring
kiddah??? tiger is the best wrestler i know. i think he needs to be more
recognized. after all family comes first.
chukk thay phatay!!!!!!!!!
Gurjit singh Hans (aka Tiger Ali Singh) respect to you I think you know why
I have titled this message respect punjab. Every time I see you on wwf you
are always cussing.
I think Tiger Ali Singh is one wrestler that were the, is still the best
and the best there ever will be. Tiger Ali Singh should come to the ring
accompanied by some Punjabi babes. That will make the wrestling match
more hot. Tiger ji, I have to tell u something in punjabi
"ENGRAZE NU MARR MARR KEY BONDA PATETHEY.
I think it is great that the Punjabis have finally hit the scene world-wide and lets hope that Tiger Ali Singh wins the wwf title and show the gora
what we are really made of.
CHAKTEH FATEH PUNJABIAH
Gurnaik Singh (u.k)
Tiger Ali Singh is the best thing that's happened to the WWF.
Me and my fellow Punjabis think that the gold should be around Tiger's waist and
thats all I got to say about that!!!!!
Jimmy Dhaliwal, Calgary,AB
Tiger Ali Singh was amazing, he should be WWF champion. I remember when he
came out and insulted Americans, it was great , he is just a great athelete
and he is a great entertainer, he should be one of the tops right now, WWF is
doin a dumb thing by ignoring such a superior athlete such as Tiger.
Vin , New Jersey
Tiger how you doing, I hear that there is an another great wrestler
in the states named KILLER KHALSA SINGH why don't you team up with him
maybe you might get some where, I hear he is doing excellent, have you
heard off him?
I hope you could team up and get somewhere in the wrestling business
best off luck take care.
I haven't seen you on TV what happened?
First It was the ATOM BOMBS in the Pokhran Nuclear tests. Now it's TIGER ALI SINGH! HOW BETTER CAN IT GET?
HI Tiger how you doing? Sometimes I watch your wrestling on the T.V. and
I'm very proud on you when you speak Punjabi
in ring. I like to say you that you are Punjabian the sann as like we had
kubbdi player Harjeet Bajakhana ( CHARDA SURAJ
PUNJAB THE) CHUKK THAY PHATAY ANGRANJIAN THAY. Tell them that we are
Punjabi and what we can do
when JUR JHAN HATH THUSMAN THAY NAL. Good luck home.
Hey Tiger, I know you want remember me but in New Orleans next to Uno I
met you at a subway. I was the first person to go and speak to you. For a
wrestler in public you could not hide who you were everyone in the place
was staring and talking about you. You were a real nice person. I
still have your autograph in my checkbook register. Well anyway I would
like to know where are you now and why you are not wrestling.
Hey Tiger. I live in your home town. We met at the fall fair a few years
back. You gave me an autograph. I still have it. Keep in touch.
U have done us Indians proud. We think that you are the greatest wrestler in the whole world and that the WWF championship around your waist and not any other wrestler. U DA MAN, U R GREAT.
Sat Sri Akal Tiger.
You are the most effective wrestler ever to join the WWF. Make us Singh's proud and win the WWF title. Like you said on your WWF
interview, wrestling began in india and you should take your title to India when you win it.
I think Tiger Ali's tight, but I don't like how the WWF made him disrespect his
turban which is a shame. Tiger, teach Steve Blackman and the WWF a serious
lesson. I would hate for the Sikh community to turn against you, Tiger. Fight
the power. The turban is a very religious symbol which is scared and millions
have people have died for its pride. I don't agree with that but I like Tiger
if he's not acting like a coward that night.
When I first saw Tiger Ali in the ring, I was so proud to see my own punjabi
Brother reached this level of success in Wrestling. I want to wish him best
in his career and may he be the best in what he does -- that is kick ass.
To all those people that refer to themselves as "Jat"
and at the same time call themselves sikhs are
complete and utter morons. For all of you that aren't
familiar with Sikhs please ignore these self
proclaimed Sikhs because they know as much about
Sikhism as Bush knows about politics. (And by the way
Muslim and Sikhism is a religion not a culture!)
The Sikh religion is a humble and liberal one. True
Sikhs don't hate Muslims or any other religion. True
Sikhs don't live for vanity or egotistical goals. The
main reason that Sikhism was born was to rebel against
the caste system that so many fake Sikhs especially
the vast majority of Jat's follow. I was born a "Jat"
myself so I have first hand knowledge. But unlike
these morons I studied the religion and found it to be
a lot more sophisticated and liberal than what I was
taught by my "Jat" friends. So all you morons that
tarnish the Sikh religion by associating your moronic
opinions with (especially you "Punjabi Jatt, Canada")
leave the Singh out of your names