Wednesday, September 5, 2007
Wrestler: Mercedes Martinez
Birthday: November 17, 1980
Hometown: Waterbury, Connecticut
Height & Weight: 5'7" - 147 lbs
Trained by: The Power Station by Jason Knight
Pro Wrestling Debut: November 12, 2000
Previous Gimmicks: "The Latina Sensation"
Finishing Move: Fisherman Buster
Favorite Wrestling Moves: Saito Suplex
Notable Feuds: Sumie Sakai,Ariel,Sarah Del Rey,Detox (PWU),Amy Lee (PWU)
Mercedes Martinez, is a female professional wrestler, currently performing for SHIMMER Women Athletes, as well as numerous independent promotions including Ring of Honor, WXW, WWW, MXW.
Mercedes Martinez started wrestling on the New England independent circuit after completing her training under Jason Knight. Through 2003 and 2004, Martinez competed in various promotions such as Connecticut Championship Wrestling, IWA Mid South, and New England Championship Wrestling.
In 2005, Martinez branched out, becoming a bigger star by competing in larger promotions such as Jersey All Pro Wrestling. On November 6th, Mercedes wrestled in the inaugural event of the new exclusive women wrestling promotion, SHIMMER Women Athletes run by Dave Prazak, a wrestling promoter, manager, and Ring of Honor commentator. Martinez wrestled Sara Del Rey and both were given a standing ovation after their match. Martinez continues to wrestle for SHIMMER and various independent promotions across America through 2006.
On March 25, 2006, Martinez made her Ring of Honor debut in New York City where she competed in a SHIMMER sanctioned match versus her counterparts of Allison Danger, Daizee Haze, and Lacey.
On May 27, 2006, Martinez competed in the debut MXWomen's match, one of the Quadruple Main Events at MXW MAYhem in Bristol, Connecticut. She defeated Cindy Rogers, and subsequently, upon the first-ever release of MXW's Top 10 Contenders rankings, was ranked as #9 Contender out of 19 eligible wrestlers.
The following month Martinez appeared on WWE's Heat (taped June 12) in a losing effort against Victoria.
On 22 December Martinez suffered an injury in an ROH match teaming with Jimmy Jacobs against Daizee Haze and B.J. Whitmer. After having shoulder surgery Martinez has stated on her MySpace blog that she hopes to return to the ring by spring of 2008.
technorati tags:pro wrestling news ,pro wrestling ,women pro wrestling ,sports wrestling ,wrestling rumors ,wrestling wrestler ,professional wrestling ,wrestling wrestlers ,world wrestling ,wrestling ,wrestling news ,women's wrestling
Remember back in ladies pro wrestling when Heels were actually Heels? Now they are not really a lot different from the Faces. Both of them...
Here's another shot of one of the greats of British classic women's wrestling, Lena Blair (Barbara Swann). Lena was also known as Mi...
Something you don't see a lot these days...come to think of it ever....is barefoot female wrestlers. Of course back in the day you had ...
One of the greatest barefoot women wrestlers of all time is Ann Casey. (Okay, she was one of the greatest wrestlers period) Ann was born o...
Wrestler: Rachel Dubois Real Name: Rachael Gargus Birthday: 1954 Marital Status: Married to Bill Diamond Height: 5'4" ...
Remember WOW! Women of Wrestling (sometimes just simply called WOW!), the women's wrestling promotion created by David McLane after he c...
Terri Poch was a pretty darn good wrestler before she hit the WWF as Tori. Before that she was known as Terri Power. Terri held the Ladies...
Classic female pro wrestler Yolanda Gutierrez, better known as Rita Cortez. She was trained by the Fabulous Moolah, and in her book, "T...
It's been quite a while since I did anything on Canadian female professional wrestler Nicole Matthews . Nicole was trained by Michelle S...
Here's a picture of Old School UK lady pro wrestlers Rusty Blair (brunette) and Tina Starr (blonde) mixing it up back in the day. I'...