WWE made the taping of its special Mae Young Classic. As in its 2nd edition, the 2nd taping corresponded with the second round matches of the tournament where up to 20 matches were played. The facilities of Full Sail University served as their headquarters. During these will be WWE superstars among the public, such as Ember Moon, Alexa Bliss, Samoa Joe, Cedric Alexander, The Undisputed Era and more. Below the quick results:
Episode One, Mae Young Classic 2018 Second Round Matches:
- Toni Storm defeated Hiroyo Matsumoto
- Rhea Ripley defeated Kacy Catanzaro
- Lacey Lane defeated Taynara Conti
- Meiko Satomura defeated Mercedes Martinez
- Io Shirai defeated Zeuxis
- Deonna Purrazzo defeated Xia Li
- Tegan Nox defeated Nicole Matthews
- Mia Yim defeated Kaitlyn
- Rachel Evers defeated Karen Q
– Episode Three, Quarterfinal Matches:
- Meiko Satomura defeated Lacey Lane
- Io Shirai defeated Deonna Purrazzo
- Rhea Ripley defeated Tegan Nox.
- Toni Storm defeated Mia Yim. Triple H comes out and Mia Yim got some “Please sign Mia” chants.
- Jessie Elaban, MJ Jenkins, & Xia Brookside defeated Allysin Kay, Reina Gonzalez, & Vanessa Kraven.
- Aerial Monroe & Candice LeRae defeated Jinny & Killer Kelly.
- Triple H comes out to mentions Tegan’s injury and says it’s just a speed bump and she’s got a bright future.
– Semifinal Matches
- Toni Storm defeated Meiko Satomura
- Io Shirai defeated Rhea Ripley
Mae Young Classic finals are set Toni Storm vs. Lo Shirai at Evolution Oct 28, 2018.