Piper Niven Thought She Missed The Mae Young Classic

Scottish wrestler Piper Niven made quite the impression during her first round match in the Mae Young Classic.

However, when Piper was recently interviewed by Metro, she revealed that she thought she'd missed her opportunity to participate in the tournament.

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"I was part of the World of Sport revival they were doing with ITV, and when that was all coming about I'd heard rumors that there was going to be a women's tournament in WWE and that it was going to feature a lot of girls from the independent scene. Nobody had any idea when it would be, so I went ahead with World of Sport. Not too long after that, I heard about the Mae Young Classic and I thought I'd missed my chance. I was devastated after World of Sport didn't happen at that time because I wasn't getting to do that, and I also thought I'd missed my chance to be part of the Mae Young Classic. It was a real low, but luckily WWE got in touch and asked if I'd interested in doing it. That was delightful when that happened."

Niven would go on to defeat Santana Garrett in the first round, in what many considered an upset. Garrett was one of the biggest names to participate in the tourney.

You can catch the WWE Mae Young Classic on the WWE Network.  

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