More Names Set For Mae Young Classic Including Former UFC Fighter & TNA Knockout, Announced Participant Pulled Due to Injury

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According to, former UFC fighter and Four Horsewomen member Shayna Baszler, Rachael Ellering, aka Rachael Evers, Santana Garrett, Renee Michelle, Barbi Hayden (a former NWA champion), Nicole Savoy (from Northern California), Mercedes Martinez, former TNA Knockout Marti Belle, and UK wrestler Ayesha Ray are all expected to participate in the Mae Young Classic, which tapes this weekend at Full Sail University.

It’s also being reported that Nixon Newell, who was expected to be in the tournament, will no longer be participating due to an ACL injury.

As noted, WWE broadcasting a “Mae Young Classic Parade of Champions” on Facebook Live to introduce the competitors, so the latest the final talent confirmations will come is on Thursday night at 6:30pm EST.