Ring Of Honor Women’s Champion Mercedes Martinez has made her return to in-ring competition after being side-lined by injury for months.
Martinez made her return at the most recent AEW Dark Elevation tapings, held prior to yesterday’s (November 16) edition of AEW Dynamite in Bridgeport, Connecticut.
Martinez defeated Deonna Purrazzo to win the ROH Women’s Championship on the May 4, 2022 episode of Dynamite.
Prior to beating Purrazzo, Martinez was the interim ROH Women’s Champion.
Martinez has been out of action since July 24, when she faced Vita VonStarr in an event for Northeast Wrestling.
At the AEW Dark Elevation tapings, she defeated JC in a singles match.
Other match results for the taping are as follows (spoilers below via Wrestling Observer):
Athena defeated Victoria Andreola
Rush, The Butcher, and The Blade defeated Doug Love, Channing Thomas, and Brett Goslin
Hikaru Shida and Willow Nightingale defeated Emi Sakura and Leva Bates
Brian Cage (with Prince Nana) defeated Brandon Cutler
Daniel Garcia, Angelo Parker, and Matt Menard defeated Tracy Williams, Leon Ruffin, and Tony Deppen
Wheeler Yuta defeated Zack Clayton
Matt Hardy and Private Party defeated Ari Daivari, Sonny Kiss, and Encore
Alex Reynolds defeated Kip Sabian
Best Friends and Orange Cassidy defeated The Factory
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