Recent NXT-Signee Evie Announced for WWE’s Mae Young Classic, Receives New Name

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Another competitor has been announced for the Mae Young ClassicWWE’s first ever Kiwi superstar Evie  and she got a new name in the process.

WWE’s official New Zealand Twitter page dropped the news on Thursday and revealed that from now on she’ll be known as Dakota Kai.

The wrestler had previously wrestled on NXT in 2015 against Emma and Nia Jax, but this is her first foray into a WWE ring since officially signing a deal.

Evie joins the eight competitors already announced, plus the two who qualified at the previous NXT tapings. More names are expected in the coming weeks before the July 13 and 14 taping.

  • Pierre NyGaard

    FUCK. YES.

    #TEAMFNKICK

  • jeff zimmerman

    why does wwe have the need to change names..they are always lame ones…

    • Chris Lange

      It’s all so they can trademark the name and not have to share any merchandise money with any other company.