Monday, March 12, 2007

Mercedes Martinez - Womens Wrestling

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Ring name(s) Mercedes Martinez
Billed height 5 ft 7 in (171 cm)
Billed weight 147 lb (69 kg)
Born November 17, 1980
Resides Waterbury, Connecticut
Trained by Jason Knight
Pro Wrestling Debut November 12, 2000

Mercedes Martinez, is a female pro 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. Much of her mainstream exposure comes through her frequent appearances with Women's Extreme Wrestling.

On March 25, 2006, Martinez made her Ring of Honor debut in New York City where she competed in a great SHIMMER sanctioned match versus her counterparts of Allison Danger, Daizee Haze, and Lacey. It was recently announced on WEW's website that Mercedes will be facing Simply Luscious in a Stairway to Ecstacy Barbed Wire Match.

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. 17 of those 19 are men, and as of present, Martinez is the only woman in MXW's Top 10. (Current rankings can be found at

Mercedes also appeared on WWE's Heat against Victoria. She came up short but showed a lot of offense

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