Mae Young Classic

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Mae Young Classic
Promotion(s)WWE
First eventMae 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 Toni Storm defeated Io Shirai
August 9, 2018
October 28, 2018 Uniondale, New York Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum

References[edit]

  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.