Mercedes Martinez has signed with the WWE.
Dave Meltzer has confirmed that Martinez has been signed to a contract. SoCalUncensored reported the news yesterday evening. The report said that she would be starting at the WWE Performance Center this month.
Martinez has been a staple of the independent women’s wrestling scene for nearly 20 years, having started back in November of 2000. She has wrestled for Women’s Superstars Uncensored, World Xtreme Wrestling, Shine, and Shimmer, where she is two time former champion.
She had won the Shine championship back on December 13, but lost it the next day to Ivelisse. She was also a part of the Women’s Casino Battle Royal at All Out last August, and had competed in a match on AEW Dark back in November.
She has also competed under the WWE umbrella in the past, competing in both Mae Young Classic tournaments. She's appeared on NXT television in the past, most notably losing a match to Ember Moon on the November 15, 2017 edition of the show.