This is the Fightful.com live coverage for the finale of the inaugural Mae Young Classic! The end is nearly here as after 32 women we are down to just two as either MMA stalwart Shayna Baszler or the Japanese women's wrestling superstar Kairi Sane will be crowned the winner of the Mae Young Classic! Be sure to come back here at 10 PM EST right after Smackdown! Live to see who will take home the trophy!
-We get a video package for Shayna Baszler, then Kairi Sane before their match.
Kairi Sane vs Shayna Baszler Mae Young Classic Finals Match
They lock up to start the match for a clean break before Kairi gets a series of quick two counts when Shayna tries to choke her, then they have a test of strength that Shayna wins. Kairi hits a huricanrrana before Shayna sends her out of the ring and to the floor with a roundhouse kick. Shayna focuses on the arm and elbow of Kairi before hitting Two of a Kind for a near fall. Kairi comes back with a series of chops before Shayna drops her with a running knee. Kairi comes back with a series of basement dropkicks before putting a body scissor on Shayna before she powers out of it and drops her with a forearm in her guard.
Kairi misses a sliding forearm in the corner before dropping Shayna with an axe kick. Shayna puts Kairi in a sleeper hold they she fights out of before dropping Shayna with a back fist, then gets caught on the top turnbuckle. Kairi fights her off before hitting a double foot stomp for a near fall, then hits a sliding forearm in the corner and an elbow drop for the pin and the win.
Winner: Kairi Sane via pinfall