WWE headed to India with roster not featuring Jinder, incredible interest in India in Mae Young Classic match on YouTube, Asuka in Las Vegas tonight
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-WWE’s Raw crew will be running two live events in India on December 7 and 8, according to the India Times. It’s expected Jinder Mahal will break away from the Smackdown crew for the tour and join the Raw live events. This is WWE’s first tour of India since December 2016. (Report details courtesy of WrestlingInc.)
-The interest in India in seeing Jinder Mahal live is likely huge, based in part on the massive interested in Kavita Devi’s first round Mae Young Classic match on YouTube. The official match video has drawn 4.78 million views. By comparison, the Kairi Sane vs. Tessa Blanchard drew a more typical 85,000 views on YouTube.
-Asuka is expected to be show on camera on tonight’s Mae Young Classic finals. She was spotted having help unloading luggage from her car outside the arena in Las Vegas minutes ago.
@thewadekeller @ryansatin Asuka is in Vegas for #SinCitySDLive pic.twitter.com/1Rr8ojBCTa
— Harry Ruiz (@harryruiz) September 12, 2017
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