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Hakim Zane is an American professional wrestler currently signed to IMPACT Wrestling under the ring name Rohit Raju, where he is one half of the the tag team known as the Desi Hit Squad.

Professional wrestling careerEdit

Independent circuit (2008–present)Edit

Ring of Honor (2013–2015)Edit

IMPACT Wrestling (2017–present)Edit

Global Forged (2017)Edit

Zane made sporatic appearances for IMPACT Wrestling tagging with Idris Abraham. He we would be featured as one of the competitors on IMPACT Wrestling's reality show Global Forged, which he would go on to win and earn a contract with the company. After winning Global Forged, Zane would make his first contracted appearance facing Taiji Ishimori in a losing effort. Zane would continue appearing for the company on a more regular basis, wrestling for their international series Xplosion under the new ring name Rohit Raju. On the March 22, 2018 episode of IMPACT! Zane received an IMPACT X Division Championship match, losing against champion Matt Sydal in his final appearance before being repackaged.

Desi Hit Squad (2018–present)Edit

In January 2018 IMPACT announced a new stable called the Desi Hit Squad, which Zane was announced as one of the members in the group. On March 3rd and 4th he debuted alongside Gursinder Singh and represented the Desi Hit Squad on the IMPACT Wrestling Twitch special Last Chancery, as well as the GWN special One Night Only: March Breakdown.

June 28 Raju made his IMPACT! TV debut alongside Gama Singh and Gursinder Singh as part of the Desi Hit Squad., where they defeated former tag team champions Z&E (DJZ & Andrew Everett).

On August 9, the Desi Hit Squad suffered their first defeat on IMPACT TV against the team of Petey Williams and Taiji Ishimori.

In wrestlingEdit

  • Finishing moves
    • Dragon Stomp (Top rope double stomp)
    • Dragons Wings (Scissored armbar)
  • Signature moves
    • Falcon Arrow (Sitout suplex slam)
    • Forearm / boot / cannonball corner combo
    • Fujiwara armbar
    • Jumping neckbreaker
    • Leg sweep
    • Spinning neckbreaker into a gourd buster
    • Suicide dive
    • Running senton
  • Nicknames
    • "The Mad Dragon"
  • Entrance music
    • Independent circuit
      • "I Am the Greatest" by Logic
    • Ring of Honor
      • "Forever Never" by Permanent Midnight
      • "Looking to Score" by Reverse Grip
    • IMPACT Wrestling
      • "Guru" by Dale Oliver (used as a member of the Desi Hit Squad)
      • "Monsoon Conquest" by Marc Layton-Bennett (used as a member of the Desi Hit Squad)

Championships and accomplishmentsEdit

  • Superkick'D
    • Superkick'D King of the 6IX Championhip (1 time)
  • Pro Wrestling Illustrated
    • PWI ranked him #375 of the top 500 singles wrestlers in the PWI 500 in 2014
  • Xtreme Intense Championship Wrestling
    • XICW Light Heavyweight Champion (1 time)
    • XICW Midwest Heavyweight Champion (2 times)
    • XICW Xtreme Intense Champion (1 time)
    • XICW Tag Team Champion (1 time) – with TD Thomas