“The Pirate Princess” Kairi Sane won the inaugural Mae Young Classic last night. She defeated Shayna Baszler in the final match of the tournament, which aired live on the WWE Network following Smackdown.
Minutes after the Mae Young Classic came to a conclusion, Triple H told ESPN that Sane will be wrestling to determine the next NXT Women’s Champion. Sane will get this opportunity on November 18 from the Toyota Center in Houston, Texas at NXT’s next Takeover event.
James McKenna, the Senior News Producer of Pro Wrestling Sheet, mentioned before the Mae Young Classic that the NXT Women’s Title match at Takeover: Houston will be a multiple-woman match that includes the Mae Young Classic winner. You can view this tweet below.
fyi – hearing from sources that the whoever the winner is of the #MYC will be included in a multi-woman match for the vacant women's title.
— james mckenna (@chillhartman) September 13, 2017
Following the Mae Young Classic, Sane was asked how she feels about challenging for the NXT Women’s Title at Takeover: Houston. You can check out her response in the video below.
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