Mercedes Martinez Height, Weight, Age, Body Statistics

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Mercedes Martinez Quick Info
Height 5 ft 7 in
Weight 67 kg
Date of Birth November 17, 1980
Zodiac Sign Scorpio
Eye Color Green

Mercedes Martinez is an American professional wrestler who began competing in WWE‘s (World Wrestling Entertainment) NXT brand in January 2020 before which she had participated in several promotions such as Shimmer Women Athletes, World Xtreme Wrestling, Evolve Wrestling, Impact Championship Wrestling, Squared Circle Wrestling, Full Impact Pro, Women Superstars Uncensored, and Rise Wrestling. She has won the Alternative Wrestling Show (AWS) Heavyweight Championship, the Bellatrix World Championship, the Defiant Pro Wrestling (DPW) Women’s Championship, the IndyGurlz Australia Championship, the NWA Midwest Women’s Championship, the Pro Wrestling Unplugged Unified Women’s Championship, the Shimmer Women Athletes (SWA) Championship (twice), the Women Superstars Uncensored (WSU) Championship (thrice), the World Xtreme Wrestling (WXW) C4 Women’s Championship, the World Xtreme Wrestling Cruiserweight Championship, and the World Xtreme Wrestling Women’s Championship (5 times). She was inducted into the World Xtreme Wrestling (WXW) ‘Hall of Fame’ in 2014 and the Women Superstars Uncensored (WSU) ‘Hall of Fame’ in 2017.

Born Name

Jazmín Benítez

Nick Name

Mercedes Martinez, Maria Toro, The Latina Sensation

Mercedes Martinez as seen in an Instagram Post in August 2018
Mercedes Martinez as seen in an Instagram Post in August 2018 (Mercedes Martinez / Instagram)

Sun Sign

Scorpio

Born Place

Waterbury, New Haven County, Connecticut, United States

Residence

Waterbury,  New Haven County, Connecticut, United States

Nationality

American

Education

Mercedes, after her high school graduation, had attended the Teikyo Post University in her hometown of Waterbury, where her major was criminal justice.

Occupation

Professional Wrestler

Mercedes Martinez as seen in an Instagram Post in November 2017
Mercedes Martinez as seen in an Instagram Post in November 2017 (Mercedes Martinez / Instagram)

Build

Athletic

Height

5 ft 7 in or 170 cm

Weight

67 kg or 147.5 lbs

Boyfriend / Girlfriend / Spouse

  1. Mercedes had revealed on Twitter, in June 2019, that she was married but had not revealed the name of her spouse.

She also has a son (b. 2009), again from an unknown relationship.

Race / Ethnicity

Hispanic

She is of Puerto Rican descent.

Mercedes Martinez as seen in an Instagram Post in August 2017
Mercedes Martinez as seen in an Instagram Post in August 2017 (Mercedes Martinez / Instagram)

Hair Color

Dark Brown

She often tends to dye her hair blonde.

Eye Color

Green

Sexual Orientation

Lesbian

Distinctive Features

  • Toned physique
  • Shoulder-length, straight hair
  • Has both her arms tattooed
  • Has multiple tattoos around her waist
  • Has a mole on her neck
Mercedes Martinez as seen in an Instagram Post in October 2017
Mercedes Martinez as seen in an Instagram Post in October 2017 (Mercedes Martinez / Instagram)

Mercedes Martinez Facts

  1. Mercedes was athletically inclined during her school days but instead of wrestling, she used to compete in ball games such as basketball and softball. She had developed into an outstanding basketball player during her high school and college days.
  2. It was only after she sustained an injury while playing that sport in college that she transitioned to professional wrestling. In her first major wrestling match, in November 2000, she had defeated a male wrestler who was nicknamed Juice.
  3. She was ranked at number 2 in the 2011 PWI Female 50, an annual list of the best 50 female wrestlers in the world, published by the renowned Pro Wrestling Illustrated magazine. She regularly used to make the list in that era getting placed at number 11 in 2008, number 14 in 2009, number 3 in 2010, number 9 in 2012, number 10 in 2013, and number 22 in 2014. Having missed out on a place in the list in 2015 and 2016, she broke in again into the list in the subsequent years, getting ranked as number 11 in 2017, number 29 in 2018, and number 9 in 2019.
  4. She was also ranked at number 10 in the ‘Top 10 Women’s Wrestlers of the Year’ list that was compiled by Sports Illustrated magazine in 2019.
  5. Her signature and finishing moves include Bull Run, Surfboard Dragon Sleeper, Butterfly Lock, Three Amigas into Rope Hang Neckbreaker, Ace Crusher, and Half Nelson Wheelbarrow Driver.

Featured Image by Mercedes Martinez / Instagram

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