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.
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