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Ring name(s) Mae Young
The Queen
The Great Mae Young
Born March 12, 1923 (1923-03-12) (age 84)
Sand Springs, Oklahoma, USA
Debut 1939

Johnnie Mae Young (born March 12, 1923[1]), is a former professional wrestler who is a native of Sand Springs, Oklahoma, USA. She was one of the most recognizable female wrestlers during the 1940s. Beginning in 1999, the retired Young had a high-profile "second career" in the World Wrestling Federation, now WWE. March 12 is the 71st day of the year (72nd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1923 (MCMXXIII) was a common year starting on Monday (link will display the full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... Location Location of Sand Springs within Tulsa County, Oklahoma. ... Year 1939 (MCMXXXIX) was a common year starting on Sunday (link will display the full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... March 12 is the 71st day of the year (72nd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1923 (MCMXXIII) was a common year starting on Monday (link will display the full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... Wrestling is the act of physical engagement between two competitors competing for a physical advantage. ... Location Location of Sand Springs within Tulsa County, Oklahoma. ... This article or section does not cite any references or sources. ... World Wrestling Entertainment, Inc. ...

Contents

Wrestling career

Early Career

Young became a professional wrestler in 1939. She fought under the nicknames of "The Queen" and "The Great Mae Young", but she used her real name for most of her fights. During the 1950s, she wrestled for Mildred Burke's World Women's Wrestling Association (WWWA). Year 1939 (MCMXXXIX) was a common year starting on Sunday (link will display the full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... This does not cite any references or sources. ... Mildred Bliss was an American professional wrestler, who wrestled under the name Mildred Burke. ...


WWF/WWE

1999-2000

Young made her WWF debut on the September 16, 1999, episode of SmackDown!, when she and The Fabulous Moolah were seated at ringside. Jeff Jarrett invited Moolah into the ring, and later smashed a guitar over her head. When Young tried to help Moolah out, Jarrett put Young into the figure four leglock. World Wrestling Entertainment, Inc. ... // 1400 - Owain Glyndŵr declared Prince of Wales by his followers. ... Year 1999 (MCMXCIX) was a common year starting on Friday (link will display full 1999 Gregorian calendar). ... WWE Friday Night SmackDown! is a professional wrestling television program for World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE) and is the flagship broadcast of the SmackDown! brand. ... Lillian Ellison, better known by her ring name The Fabulous Moolah (born July 22, 1923), is a female professional wrestler who is marketed by World Wrestling Entertainment for holding the record for the longest title reign by any athlete in any professional sport. ... Jeffrey Jeff Leonard Jarrett (born April 14, 1967) is an American professional wrestler. ... This article or section does not adequately cite its references or sources. ...


After this appearance, Young and Moolah began appearing regularly on WWF televised shows. On the September 27, 1999 edition of Monday Night RAW Young and Moolah defeated then WWF Women's Champion Ivory in a "Handicapped Evening Gown Match," where Young got stripped to her bra and panties. Young managed Moolah during Moolah's WWF Women's Title victory over Ivory at the No Mercy 1999 pay per view in October 1999. Young and Moolah both competed at Survivor Series 1999 with Debra and Tori against Ivory, Jacqueline, Terri Runnels, and Luna. is the 270th day of the year (271st in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1999 (MCMXCIX) was a common year starting on Friday (link will display full 1999 Gregorian calendar). ... This article or section does not adequately cite its references or sources. ... The World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE) Womens Championship is a professional wrestling championship. ... Lisa Mary Moretti (born November 26, 1961 in Torrance, California) is an American professional wrestler. ... No Mercy is an annual professional wrestling pay-per-view event produced by World Wrestling Entertainment. ... Survivor Series 1999 was the thirteenth annual Survivor Series pay-per-view professional wrestling event for the World Wrestling Federation. ... Debra Gale Marshall (born March 2, 1960[1] in Tuscaloosa, Alabama) is an American real estate agent and former professional wrestling manager and WWE Diva. ... Terri Poch (born August 20, 1967 in Portland, Oregon) is an American former professional wrestler, best known for her appearances with the World Wrestling Federation (WWF) as Tori. ... An editor has suggested that the references in this article might be clearer with a different and/or consistent style of citation, footnoting or external linking. ... This article does not cite any references or sources. ... Gertrude Vachon (born January 12, 1962) is a Canadian professional wrestler better known by the ring name Luna Vachon. ...


At the age of 76, she was named the WWF's "Miss Royal Rumble 2000" at Royal Rumble 2000. Young appeared to remove her top during this pay per view show, which aired from Madison Square Garden. The New York Post did a page 3 story about the incident, with the headline, "Grapplin' Granny Nude At the Garden?". WWF officials claimed that Young was wearing a prosthesis, and thus was not actually exposing herself. Mae Young defeated Jacqueline, B.B, The Kat, Luna Vachon, Terri Runnels, and Ivory. Also in 2000, Young (kayfabe) dated WWF superstar Mark Henry, and the pair announced that Mae was pregnant. During this storyline, The Dudley Boyz, specifically Bubba Ray Dudley, powerbombed Mae from the stage through a table because of the Dudley's loss to Mark Henry due to an interference of Mae Young. The "child" was eventually delivered and found to be nothing more than a bloody rubber hand, presumably a sex toy that had gotten stuck. Royal Rumble 2000 was the thirteenth annual Royal Rumble professional wrestling pay-per-view event from the World Wrestling Federation. ... This article needs additional references or sources for verification. ... Cathy Dingman was a professional wrestling diva for TNA, WCW, WWE and various independent promotions. ... Stacy Carter (born September 29, 1971 in Memphis, Tennessee), better known as Miss Kitty or The Kat, is an American former professional wrestler and valet. ... In professional wrestling, kayfabe (pronounced KAY-fayb; IPA: ) refers to the portrayal of events within the industry as real, that is the portrayal of professional wrestling as not staged or worked. ... Mark Gordon Henry (born June 12, 1971) is an American professional wrestler currently performing for World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE) on the SmackDown! brand. ... Team 3D is a professional wrestling tag team of Brother Ray (Mark Lamonica), Brother Devon (Devon Hughes), and on occasion the team becomes a stable with Brother Runt (Matt Hyson). ... This article does not cite any references or sources. ... Mark Gordon Henry (born June 12, 1971) is an American professional wrestler currently performing for World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE) on the SmackDown! brand. ... A sex toy is a term for any object or device that is primarily used in facilitating human sexual pleasure. ...


2004-2006

In 2004, she and Moolah were invited to tour, as guests of honor, with the WWE's modern stars as part of that organization's 50th anniversary. Young and Moolah joined many other former wrestlers on the tour. Also in 2004, she was inducted into the Professional Wrestling Hall of Fame. She, along with several other lady wrestlers, starred in the 2004 film "Lipstick and Dynamite" which is a documentary about the women wrestlers from the 1950s era. Moolah and Young appeared on episodes of the Jay Leno show and the Conan O'Brien show while promoting this movie. shelby was here 2004 (MMIV) was a leap year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ... The Professional Wrestling Hall of Fame is located in Amsterdam, New York and was previously located in Schenectady, New York. ... This does not cite any references or sources. ... James Douglas Muir Jay Leno (born April 28, 1950) is an Emmy-winning American comedian who is best known as the current host of NBC televisions long-running variety and talk program The Tonight Show. ... Conan Christopher OBrien (born April 18, 1963)[1] is an Emmy-winning American comedian, writer and television personality best known as host of NBCs late-night talk/variety show Late Night with Conan OBrien. ...


Young re-appeared at New Year's Revolution 2006 during the Bra And Panties Gauntlet Match, where she entered the ring and did a strip-tease, whilst The Fabulous Moolah watched. She was attacked by Victoria as she left the ring, which led to Moolah and Mae removing Victoria's top. This helped Ashley Massaro to win the match. New Years Revolution is an annual professional wrestling pay-per-view event produced by World Wrestling Entertainment. ... Many types of matches can be found in professional wrestling. ... Lillian Ellison, better known by her ring name The Fabulous Moolah (born July 22, 1923), is a female professional wrestler who is marketed by World Wrestling Entertainment for holding the record for the longest title reign by any athlete in any professional sport. ... Lisa Marie Varon (born February 10, 1971), is an American professional wrestler better known as Victoria. ... Ashley Marie Massaro (born May 26, 1979) is an American model and professional wrestler, currently signed to World Wrestling Entertainment wrestling on its SmackDown! brand. ...


Mae made an appearance at WrestleMania 22 in April 2006 in a backstage segment with Gene Snitsky (who had a known Foot Fetish), in which he "fondled" her feet. Mae also appeared (with the aid of a walker) with The Fabulous Moolah on the Raw Family Reunion special on October 9, 2006, where the duo waved to the crowd from the stage. WrestleMania 22 was the twenty-second annual WrestleMania professional wrestling pay-per-view produced by World Wrestling Entertainment. ... This article does not cite any references or sources. ... This article is in need of improvement. ...


2007-present

On March 31, 2007, Mae Young, along with The Fabulous Moolah, attented the WWE Hall of Fame 2007 Ceremonies on the eve of WrestleMania 23. At WrestleMania 23, she appeared along with Slick, The Fabulous Moolah, Ricky Steamboat, Jimmy Hart, Irwin R. Schyster, Dusty Rhodes, Sgt. Slaughter, Gene Okerlund and Gerald Brisco dancing backstage with Eugene, Cryme Tyme, Kelly Kelly, Layla El, and Brooke Adams. Mae made another appearance at the 2007 Draft Lottery on June 11, 2007. WrestleMania 23 was the twenty-third annual WrestleMania professional wrestling pay-per-view produced by World Wrestling Entertainment. ... Kenneth Ken Johnson, better known to wrestling fans as Slick, is a former WWE manager of such legendary wrestlers as The Iron Sheik, Nikolai Volkoff, Butch Reed, Big Boss Man, Akeem, The Warlord, Paul Roma, Hercules, Zeus, Kamala & Rick Martel. ... Lillian Ellison, better known by her ring name The Fabulous Moolah (born July 22, 1923), is a female professional wrestler who is marketed by World Wrestling Entertainment for holding the record for the longest title reign by any athlete in any professional sport. ... This article or section does not cite any references or sources. ... The Mouth of the South Jimmy Hart (also known as The Colonel) (born January 1, 1943 in Memphis, Tennessee) is a professional wrestling manager, executive, composer and musician. ... Lawrence Michael Rotunda, better known as Mike Rotunda, or Mike Rotundo, is an American Professional Wrestler. ... Virgil Riley Runnels, Jr. ... This article does not cite any references or sources. ... Eugene “ Mean Gene” Okerlund (born November 29, 1938 in Sisseton, South Dakota), is an American professional wrestling interviewer and announcer. ... Gerald Brisco Floyd Gerald Brisco (born January 24, 1950 in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma) is an American former professional wrestler. ... Nicholas David Dinsmore (born December 17, 1975), also known by his ring name Eugene, is an American professional wrestler who is currently signed to World Wrestling Entertainment wrestling on its SmackDown! brand. ... This article needs additional references or sources for verification. ... Barbara Jean Barbie Blank (born January 15, 1987[2]) better known by her ring name Kelly Kelly is an American model and professional wrestling valet, currently signed to World Wrestling Entertainment working on its ECW brand. ... Layla El (born June 25[1], 1978) is an English professional wrestling diva of North African heritage[1], currently residing in the United States. ... Brooke Adams (born December 4, 1984) is an American professional model, dancer and wrestler, currently signed to World Wrestling Entertainment working on the ECW brand. ... The logo for the 2007 WWE Draft The World Wrestling Entertainment Brand Extension was a device first used in 2002 by said professional wrestling organization as a means of providing separate brands of wrestling through its two top shows, RAW and SmackDown!, with the addition of ECW in 2006. ... June 11 is the 162nd day of the year (163rd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 2007 (MMVII) is now the current year, a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar and the AD/CE era. ...


In wrestling

  • Finishing and signature moves
  • Wrestlers managed by Young

Attacking maneuvers in the kayfabe of professional wrestling are mainly used to wear down an opponent for a submission hold or as a set up for a throw. ... This article does not cite any references or sources. ... This article does not cite any references or sources. ... Mark Gordon Henry (born June 12, 1971) is an American professional wrestler currently performing for World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE) on the SmackDown! brand. ... Lillian Ellison, better known by her ring name The Fabulous Moolah (born July 22, 1923), is a female professional wrestler who is marketed by World Wrestling Entertainment for holding the record for the longest title reign by any athlete in any professional sport. ... Stacy Carter (born September 29, 1971 in Memphis, Tennessee), better known as Miss Kitty or The Kat, is an American former professional wrestler and valet. ...

Championships and accomplishments

  • NWA Florida Women's Champion (1 time)
  • NWA United States Women's Champion (1 time)
  • "Miss Royal Rumble Swimsuit Competition" Winner (2000)

Mae is the only wrestler, male or female, to have competed in eight different decades. National Wrestling Alliance logo The National Wrestling Alliance (NWA) is the governing body for a group of independent professional wrestling promotions and sanctions various NWA championships. ... World Wrestling Entertainment, Inc. ...


Mae Young was inducted into the Pro Wrestling Hall of Fame (PWHF) in 2004.


Notes

  1. ^ Wrestling Digest Interview

References

  • The Great Mae Young. Lipstick & Dynamite - The First Ladies of Wrestling [DVD]. World Wrestling Entertainment.

External Links


  Results from FactBites:
 
Mae Young - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (595 words)
Mae Young (born March 12, 1923), is a former professional wrestler who is a native of Sand Springs, Oklahoma, USA.
According to the storyline, Young was dating WWE superstar Mark Henry, and the pair had announced that Mae was with child.
Mae also made an appearance at WrestleMania 22 in a backstage segment with Gene Snitsky (a known foot fetishist) in which he was "fondling" her feet.
Emily Mae Young - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (155 words)
Emily Mae Young (born February 14, 1990) is an American actress who starred on the television series Step by Step from 1996 to 1998.
Emily Mae Young started her career at a very young age.
Young's television credits include "All My Children," "Loving," and numerous appearances on "The Tonight Show with Jay Leno." Step By Step was her first television series.
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