Retired female professional wrestler and WWE ambassador Johnnie Mae Young was born on 12th March, 1923. Young and her best friend Moolah were a part of the WWF/WWE family till 2007 by making occasional appearances on WWE television. At the age of fifteen she was an amateur wrestler on her high school’s boys’ wrestling team. Her brother helped her a lot and they taught her to wrestle. Not only had this Young also played softball with Tulsa’s national championship team. Young also took part in wrestling show when she was in high school. She visited Tulsa Gladys Gillem and wrestled her in a shoot fight and beat her within seconds. After that fight promoter Billy Wolfe wanted young to become a professional wrestler and she adapted wrestling as a profession. Young quit the wrestling business in 2001 and moved to California to become a Christian evangelist.
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