FORMER Premier League star Grant Holt has signed a deal to become a professional wrestler.
The 37-year-old ex-Norwich City striker has agreed a deal to fight for World Association of Wrestling.
Instagram @holtygrant Grant Holt holding up a you WWE world title belt in a shop as he is set to join the wrestling world
PA Former Norwich striker Grant Holt has agreed to become a wrestler
The British promotion confirmed they had agreed a deal with Holt on Twitter.
They wrote: “Wow @Grantholt31 will be in action at waw supershow.”
Holt is currently the player-coach at National League side Barrow.
He will appear at WAW’s Fightmare 3 Supershow in 2019, while BBC Radio Norfolk have also reported he has signed a contract to become a professional wrestler.
PA:Empics Sport The 37-year-old ex-Aston Villa star is joining World Association of Wrestling
Instagram @realpaigewwe The British company is owner by the parents of WWE star Paige
The company was founded by Ricky Knight, Saraya Knight and Jimmy Ocean in Norwich in 1994.
The daughter of Ricky and Saraya is WWE superstar Paige.
She was recently named the general manager of SmackDown after being forced to retire from the ring through injury.
Grant scored over 150 goals in more than 400 career appearances as a footballer, with Rochdale, Shrewsbury and Wigan among his old clubs.