Mercedes Martinez

All Elite Wrestling announces Mercedes Martinez signing

Women’s wrestling veteran Mercedes Martinez is All Elite. Tonight’s episode of AEW Dynamite featured the last semifinals match of the AEW TBS Title Tournament. Jade Cargill defeated Thunder Rosa to advance to the finals, after a masked assailant took out Thunder Rosa when the ref was distracted. After the match, Thunder Rosa attacked Cargill in frustration, and the masked assailant came to Cargill’s rescue. When … Continue reading All Elite Wrestling announces Mercedes Martinez signing

Mia Yim NXT

Mia Yim and Mercedes Martinez debut on Raw as Retribution members

Mia Yim and Mercedes Martinez are officially part of the Monday Night Raw roster as members of the Retribution faction. Joining them are fellow former NXT competitors Dominik Dijakovic, Dio Maddin, and another masked member. Living up to her new character, Yim was the first to speak on Raw in the opening segment. “To WWE management: You think your company is safe because you gave … Continue reading Mia Yim and Mercedes Martinez debut on Raw as Retribution members

Rhea Ripley vs. Mercedes Martinez

Battle of the Badasses: Who should win NXT’s Steel Cage Match?

WWE NXT “Super Tuesday II” will be headlined by a highly-anticipated Steel Cage match. It will be “the Battle of the Badasses” as Rhea Ripley seeks redemption against Mercedes Martinez in the brand’s third women’s cage match. While there’s no debating the call to fast-track this heated feud into a steel structure, there are some questions regarding who should prevail as the victor. An argument … Continue reading Battle of the Badasses: Who should win NXT’s Steel Cage Match?

Tegan Nox

Tegan Nox wins No. 1 Contender Match, Street Fight announced

Last night, Tegan Nox won the Fatal Four-Way Elimination Match to become the new number one contender for the NXT Women’s Championship. On the first night of NXT The Great American Bash, Nox competed against Mia Yim, Candice LeRae, and Dakota Kai in the opening match. Early on, Yim singled out LeRae as two have been embroiled in a feud lately. The “HBIC” teamed up … Continue reading Tegan Nox wins No. 1 Contender Match, Street Fight announced

Mercedes Martinez NXT

Mercedes Martinez to debut in women’s battle royal on NXT

Yesterday, WWE confirmed that they signed Mercedes Martinez. Now we know she will make her network television debut on this week’s episode of NXT. Ryan Satin broke the news on WWE Backstage. Mercedes Martinez will compete in this week’s women’s battle royal for a shot at the NXT Women’s Championship. That’s a quick turnaround but “The Latina Sensation” is a seasoned veteran so it shouldn’t … Continue reading Mercedes Martinez to debut in women’s battle royal on NXT

Mercedes Martinez WWE

Mercedes Martinez officially joins WWE

Tuesday, Mercedes Martinez officially joined WWE at the Performance Center as part of the newest class of recruits. As we reported last week, SoCal Uncensored initially broke the news that Mercedes Martinez signed with WWE. This has seemingly been a long time coming. Fans may remember her from her standout performance in the inaugural Mae Young Classic and her return for the second tournament in … Continue reading Mercedes Martinez officially joins WWE

Mercedes Martinez

Mercedes Martinez reportedly signs with WWE

After nearly 20 years spent primarily on the indie circuit, veteran Mercedes Martinez has reportedly signed with WWE. According to a report from SoCal Uncensored, Martinez has signed a contract with WWE, and will report to the Performance Center in Orlando, later this month. Martinez debuted in 2000, after she sustained an injury playing basketball. Since her debut, Martinez has worked almost every year of … Continue reading Mercedes Martinez reportedly signs with WWE

women's tag teams

The top five women’s tag teams of the 2010s

Last week, we commemorated the re-introduction of the WWE Women’s Tag Team Championship by ranking all four teams who have held them this year. However, it is important to recognize that WWE didn’t invent women’s tag team wrestling. That may sound contemptuous but as usual, they get more credit for using concepts others excelled with because of the size of their fanbase. While the company … Continue reading The top five women’s tag teams of the 2010s

Shine

Shine 64 results, two new champions crowned

Last night in Chicago, SHINE 64 took place in front of a hot crowd. This was the second night of the two-day tournament to crown a new Nova Champion. After the completion of the semi and quarterfinals, Linsday Snow faced off against Natalie Markova. Markova was the winning of the match and is the new Nova Champion. In the main event of the night, Mercedes … Continue reading Shine 64 results, two new champions crowned

SHINE 63 Mercedes Martinez

SHINE 63 results, Mercedes Martinez wins SHINE Championship

Last night in Livonia, MI, the first of a two-night tournament to crown the new Nova Champion started at SHINE 63. Eight women have advanced to the next round of the tournament. In the main event of the evening, Mercedes Martinez defeated the Allysin Kay and become the new Shine Champion. Here are the results from SHINE 63. First Round Matches: Bracket A Avery Taylor … Continue reading SHINE 63 results, Mercedes Martinez wins SHINE Championship