– As noted, former UFC Champion Ronda Rousey was in attendance for The Mae Young Classic tapings on Thursday at Full Sail University. Rousey, Jessamyn Duke and Marina Shafir (Roderick Strong’s wife) watched fellow MMA Horsewoman Shayna Baszler work a match in the first round of the tournament from ringside. WWE posted this video of Rousey talking with Triple H and Natalya after arriving:
– Referee Jessika (Kennadi Brink) was introduced as the first full-time female referee in WWE history before the matches began at Thursday’s Mae Young Classic tapings. She received a big pop from the Full Sail Crowd.
– As seen below, Sasha Banks was able to watch The Mae Young Classic first night action while she was on a promotional tour of Australia & New Zealand thanks to Bayley:
— WWE Australia (@WWEAustralia) July 14, 2017
— $asha Banks (@SashaBanksWWE) July 14, 2017
— WWE (@WWE) July 14, 2017