Four new names have been announced for the Mae Young Classic per WWE today.
This includes Lucha Libre star Zeuxis, NXT UK’s Isla Dawn, newly signed NXT star Lacey Lane and popular independent wrestling talent Karen Q.
They join Mercedes Martinez, Mia Yim, Killer Kelly, Crystal, Tegan Nox, Deonna Purrazzo, Jessica Elaban and Reina Gonzalez as recently announced names for the tournament.
WWE Divas Champion Kaitlyn, Io Shirai, former “American Ninja Warrior” competitor Kacy Catanzaro were announced over the last two weeks as well by WWE.
WWE tapes the tournament on August 8 and 9 at Full Sail University.
Vince McMahon on Power 100 List
WWE Chairman and CEO Vince McMahon was announced at No. 70 on AdWeek’s Power 100 List. The spot listed WWE revenue at $801 million.
“Revenue rose 10 percent last year, and WrestleMania 34 in April became the Mercedes-Benz Superdome’s highest grossing entertainment event at $14.1 million, attracting more than 78,000 fans. Last month, the WWE said it would move SmackDown Live from USA Network to Fox Broadcasting in 2019, and extended Monday Night Raw’s run on USA through 2024.”
From creating @WrestleMania, @Forbes' #6 most valuable sports event brands in the world, to driving record revenues year-over-year, @VinceMcMahon has made @WWE a global media powerhouse. @Adweek #Power100List https://t.co/2S6pqwBLGT
— Stephanie McMahon (@StephMcMahon) July 25, 2018