Last year’s revolutionary Mae Young Classic was a success and the story could be the same this year as well. We reported recently that several huge independent names are being considered for the prestigious tournament.
This year, however, it seems like WWE might be bringing in two of the biggest names in Japanese pro-wrestling for the tournament.
Io Shirai, widely considered as the top female wrestler in all of Japan, might finally be making her way to the WWE. TokyoSports reports that Shirai and the “Yokozuna of female wrestling” Akiko Satomura are highly likely to appear in the tournament.
As previously reported, Meiko Satomura is also being rumored for the tournament. We will keep you updated if we any other names are rumored for the shows.