Mae Young Classic

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Mae Young Classic
Promotion(s) WWE
First event Mae Young Classic (2017)

The Mae Young Classic is a professional wrestling women’s tournament produced by WWE, an American–based promotion.

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.[1] The name of the event honors the late Mae Young.

In April 2018, a second tournament was announced.[2]

Dates and venues[edit]

Event Date City Venue Tournament finale
Mae Young Classic (2017) July 13, 2017 Winter Park, Florida Full Sail University Kairi Sane defeated Shayna Baszler[3]
July 14, 2017
September 12, 2017 Paradise, Nevada Thomas & Mack Center
Mae Young Classic (2018) August 8, 2018 Winter Park, Florida Full Sail University
August 9, 2018
October 28, 2018 Uniondale, New York Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum


  1. ^ "WWE announces 32-competitor Women's Tournament coming to WWE Network this summer". WWE. April 1, 2017. Retrieved June 27, 2017. 
  2. ^ Jason, Namako (June 21, 2018). "First official details on the second annual Mae Young Classic tournament, tapings in August". Wrestleview. Retrieved July 19, 2018. 
  3. ^ Powell, Jason. "9/12 Powell's WWE Mae Young Classic Finals Review: The tournament finals". Pro Wrestling Dot Net. Retrieved September 12, 2017.