Mae Young Classic
|Mae Young Classic|
|First event||Mae Young Classic (2017)|
WWE announced that a women’s tournament would be taking place in the summer of 2017 at a press conference during WrestleMania 33 weekend. There will be a total of 32 wrestlers competing. The name of the event honors the late Mae Young.
In April 2018, a second tournament was announced.
In August 2019, Triple H confirmed that the 2019 edition of the Mae Young Classic was currently planned. In October 2019, WWE listed tickets for sale for November 2-3, however the posting was later removed.
Dates and venuesEdit
|Mae Young Classic (2017)||July 13, 2017||Winter Park, Florida||Full Sail University||Kairi Sane defeated Shayna Baszler|
|July 14, 2017|
|September 12, 2017||Paradise, Nevada||Thomas & Mack Center|
|Mae Young Classic (2018)||August 8, 2018||Winter Park, Florida||Full Sail University||Toni Storm defeated Io Shirai|
|August 9, 2018|
|October 28, 2018||Uniondale, New York||Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum|
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- "WWE Shoots Down Mae Young Classic 2019 Advertisement For November | Fightful Wrestling". www.fightful.com. Retrieved 2019-10-10.
- Powell, Jason. "9/12 Powell's WWE Mae Young Classic Finals Review: The tournament finals". Pro Wrestling Dot Net. Retrieved September 12, 2017.