Mae Young Passes Away

Posted by Michael Bluth January 15, 2014 3 Comments

We are saddened to report that WWE Hall of Famer Mae Young has passed away, according to WWE.com.

Young was the oldest living professional wrestler in the world and is the only person in history to have documented matches in nine different decades. Her first match was in 1939 and her latest match was in 2010.

Vince McMahon has issued the following statement regarding her passing:

“There will never be another Mae Young. Her longevity in sports entertainment may never be matched, and I will forever be grateful for all of her contributions to the industry. On behalf of WWE, I extend our sincerest condolences to her family and friends. “

Here are some tweets from the wrestling world regarding Mae Young’s passing:

  • RIP

  • dextee

    #RIPMaeYoung forever young

  • P.P. Johnny

    P.P. Johnny says RIP Mae Young.

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