WWE® ANNOUNCES MAE YOUNG CLASSIC WOMEN’S TOURNAMENT TO BE HELD AT FULL SAIL LIVE JULY 13 AND 14

TICKETS GO ON SALE THIS FRIDAY

STAMFORD, Conn., May 23, 2017 – WWE (NYSE: WWE) announced today that the first-ever Mae Young Classic will take place Thursday, July 13 and Friday, July 14 from Full Sail Live in Orlando, Fla.

Tickets will go on-sale this Friday at 10 a.m. ET via www.nxttickets.com.

The tournament, named after WWE Hall of Famer and one of the greatest WWE Superstars in history, Mae Young, will feature 32 of the top female competitors from around the world participating in a single-elimination tournament. The unprecedented event will stream later this summer exclusively on WWE Network.

The Mae Young Classic will mark a significant moment in the evolution of WWE,” said Paul “Triple H®” Levesque, WWE Executive Vice President, Talent, Live Events and Creative. “We are proud to provide this unique opportunity for the best female talent from around the world.”

Additional information on the Mae Young Classic will be announced in the coming weeks.

For more information on the life and legacy of WWE Hall of Famer Mae Young, please visit http://www.wwe.com/superstars/maeyoung.

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