Five more names announced for Mae Young Classic Tournament
WWE has confirmed five more wrestlers who will take part in this summer’s Mae Young Classic.
21 year old Tessa Blanchard, of Charlotte, N.C. is the daughter of WWE Hall of Famer and Four Horseman, Tully Blanchard, granddaughter of Joe Blanchard and the stepdaughter of “Magnum T.A.” Terry Allen. She has been wrestling since 2014 and has competed across the globe, including the U.K., China, Japan and the Maritimes (where she once wrestled 23 nights in a row)
26 year old NXT newcomer Abbey Laith is renowned for her powerful strikes and suplexes and captured titles in SHIMMER Women Athletes and Shine Wrestling before joining WWE this year. With an extensive background in dance [ballet], Abbey will have a chance to break new ground as part of the Mae Young Classic tournament next month.
A true legend has passed away today, and one less Guerrero walks our planet. Chavo Guerrero Sr., a superstar who is internationally known for being one of the most polished and precise wrestlers to enter the squared circle, has passed away. Chavo was a champion in multiple regions, between Oregon, Florida, the NWA, New Japan, and holds the distinction of being the oldest WWE Cruiserweight Champion ever. Chavo’s son, Chavo Guerrero Jr., carries on his legacy. Rest in peace, Chavo. I wish our paths had crossed.