WWE to showcase Mae Young Classic tourney; Kavita Devi to participate

Shubhanshu Sharma
Published on: 27 Jun 2017 11:03 AM GMT
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Mumbai: The World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE) network on Tuesday confirmed that it will telecast the first-ever Mae Young Classic women's tournament.

The tournament holds special significance for wrestling lovers in India as it will also see country's first ever woman wrestler, Kavita Devi, participating in WWE.

The other competitors in the tournament include Toni Storm from New Zealand, Princesa Sugehit from Mexico, Lacey Evans, Sarah Logan, Tessa Blanchard, and Abbey Laith from the United States, Jazzy Gabert from Germany and Taynara Conti from Brazil.

The tournament is named after WWE Hall of Famer and one of the greatest WWE Superstars in history Mae Young. It will feature 32 of the top female competitors from around the world participating in a single-elimination tournament.

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"The Mae Young Classic is a unique and exclusive offering for WWE Network subscribers and further highlights our on-going commitment to the 'women's evolution' in sports and entertainment," said Paul "Triple H" Levesque, WWE Executive Vice President.

"It's a privilege to showcase these talented women from around the world and to provide them with an opportunity to shine before a global audience on WWE Network,” he added.

The first of the eight episodes will be telecast on August 28 while the final will be live streamed from Las Vegas on September 12.

With IANS Inputs

Shubhanshu Sharma

Shubhanshu Sharma

Writer has 6 years of experience in digital media. Presently working as Senior Sub Editor at newstrack.com. An avid reader and always willing to learn new things and techniques.

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