Kairi Hojo and Viper Are Officially in WWE’s Mae Young Classic … With New Names

kairi hojo viper mae young classic new names

Get ready for the “Pirate Princess” and the “Vixen of Violence” because Kairi Hojo and Viper are officially in the Mae Young Classic … and they’ve both gone through a name change!

The news dropped this morning after Hojo made the announcement of her participation via video during WWE’s house show in Tokyo. Viper’s confirmation was on WWE.com.

There it was also revealed that the two stars have new names. Hojo introduced herself in the video as Kairi Sane while ICW’s Viper will now be known as Piper Niven.

WWE additionally confirmed Bianca Belair, who qualified during the last set of NXT tapings, and Dakota Kai, who was confirmed yesterday. Belair’s qualifying match was released online.

With the official inclusion of Hojo and Viper, the field is certainly heating up!