Mercedes Martinez To Compete In Tonight’s Women Battle Royal On NXT
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In addition to it being revealed that Elias has signed a multi-year extension with WWE, Ryan Satin on WWE Backstage broke the news that WWE newcomer Mercedes Martinez will compete tonight in the women’s battle royal on tonight’s episode of NXT.
“BREAKING NEWS: One of the newest @WWEPC recruits @RealMMartinez, will be in the ‘Battle Royale’ to determine the #1 Contender for @RheaRipley_WWE’s #WWENXT Women’s Championship on TOMORROW’s @WWENXT! #WWEBackstage”
— Mercedes Martinez (@RealMMartinez) January 15, 2020
Mercedes just arrived to the WWE Performance Center yesterday along with a recruit class that also included top independent star Jake Atlas so it’s quite the speedy turnaround for Martinez. She did compete previously in NXT as a participant in the two previous Mae Young Classic tournaments.
See that SMILE??!!! who says dreams cant become a reality?!! I worked for this moment for 19yrs!! I'm where I'm SUPPOSED to be at this moment in time. Sacrifice, determination, hardwork, motivation, & staying humble got me here. THANK YOU 🇵🇷🏳️🌈❤@WWEUniverse @WWENXT pic.twitter.com/9JT0VdpBKT
— Mercedes Martinez (@RealMMartinez) January 14, 2020