Shelly Martinez
professional wrestler, professional wrestling valet, model, and actress
Shelly Martinez
Shelly Leonor Martinez is a Mexican American model, actress, professional wrestler and valet. She is known for her work with World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE) on its ECW brand under the ring name Ariel and for Total Nonstop Action Wrestling (TNA) under the ring name Salinas as valet to The Latin American Xchange (LAX). Martinez entered professional wrestling in December 2000.
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Under the Radar: The latest news from the independent wrestling scene
Cageside Seats - almost 5 years
Huge weekend in indie wrestling coming up, Cagesiders. No fewer than seven shows between today and tomorrow from heavy hitters like Ring of Honor (ROH) and Combat Zone Wrestling (CZW) to smaller promotions like Beyond Wrestling and Absolute Intense Wrestling (AIWrestling). And of course, Under the Radar has all the sweet, juicy info you need to keep track of it all. Don't like what you see on Raw or Impact? Think that's all wrestling has to offer? Think again, bucko. Check out the goods after the jump. Ring of Honor Tomorrow is the big day! Border Wars will be live on internet pay-per-view (iPPV) tomorrow beginning at 7:30 ET. You can order the show here and we will, of course, be providing live play by play action of the show. So crack open a beer or soda and join Cageside tomorrow night for some rasslin' action. The card is as follows: World Championship match: Davey Richards vs. Kevin Steen World TV match: Roderick Strong (c) w/ Truth Martini vs. Fit ...
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Released from prison earlier this year, drunken driver arrested again - TheDay.com
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In May 2007, Jeremy Easterling of Norwich was drunk and driving on Route 2 when when he struck a car in which WCTY radio personality Shelly Martinez was a passenger, breaking her neck and causing other injuries
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Perry Saturn Coming Out Of Retirement, Shelly Martinez - Wrestling Inc.
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Subscribe to Shelly Martinez's YouTube channel youtube.com/luchagal909 during the month of September and on October 1st a random subscriber will win a signed photo. Martinez appears in a Wonder Woman costume in her latest video. WrestlingInc.com is the
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Tommy Dreamer Says WWE Divas Need More Airtime - ProWrestling.com
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... and many more make it further in the business, his thoughts on the Raw Supershow concept and the WWE Network, Tony Atlas' influence on his career, and much more. Also included in the over 90 minute show is an interview with Shelly Martinez
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FCW Star Suffers Lacerated Kidney, Shelly Martinez Update, More - Wrestling Inc.
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Shelly Martinez posted a video chronicling her recent trip to Philadelphia for the women's wrestling themed convention "A Hot Summer's Night." Cherry, Angel Orsini, Amber O'Neal, Stacy Carter and Sojo Bolt also appear
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TNA Live Event Matches, Shelly Martinez/SpikeTV, Hogan - Wrestling Inc.
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-- Shelly Martinez offers a soundbite during a segment on wrestling in Spike's 1000 Ways to Die. The synopsis reads: "A dirty female oil wrestler gives her heavyweight challenger the sleeper hold when she
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Who Is The Highest Paid TNA Knockout? - $100000+? - Wrestling Inc.
Google News - over 5 years
However, she is an exception to the rule on salary hikes for female talent. Gail Kim, Awesome Kong and Shelly Martinez (a/k/a Salinas) have all publicly stated that they left TNA because organization officials denied their requests for a pay raise
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News in Brief: EVE vs Ice Ribbon Looking for New Venue, ArenaChicks, Melina to ... - Diva Dirt
Google News - over 5 years
Other women in wrestling lobbying to hit the ballroom are Velvet Sky, Shelly Martinez and Jackie Moore. If you want to see any of those ladies on the show, you can suggest them here. Well, Melina does have some time on her hands so she could be a good
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Natalya Turns Heel On SD!, Shelly Martinez Spanked - ifight365.com
Google News - over 5 years
“The Glamazon” then attacked Kelly, brutally tossing her out of the ring before shouting, “Your days as the perky, cute, little bimbo are over!” – Former WWE talent Shelly Martinez appears in the video “Getting Spanked.”
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Natalya Turns Heel On SD!, Shelly Martinez Spanked - Wrestling Inc.
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-- After defeating AJ in a singles match last night on SmackDown!, Natalya turned heel once again, brutally attacking the Union City native. Then, after saying "Beth Phoenix, I'm with you sister," Natalya
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Winter Becomes the New WILD World Champion - Diva Dirt
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Shelly Martinez was originally scheduled to be in the title match but had to withdraw due to a booking conflict. It's also interesting to note that earlier in the year, Winter made an appearance during a WILD match (Tab Jackson vs
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Matt Morgan Out Six Weeks, TNA B-Days, Martinez - Wrestling Inc.
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Shelly Martinez, who previously appeared as Salinas in TNA Wrestling, has posted a YouTube video directed to head writer Vince Russo. The former WWE Diva feels she can add to the Knockout ranks and reveals a storyline idea she has about returning to
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Virginia E. Ostrander - Jamestown Post Journal
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Surviving are a daughter: Dona (Michael) Yager of Bemus Pt.; six grandchildren: Amy Dutchess of Fluvanna, Jody (Terry) Lynch of Frewsburg, Ellie Munson of Fentonville, Shelly Martinez of Jamestown, Sheryl (David) Harvey of Surprise, Ariz., and William,
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WILD Title Match on 8/4: Shelly Martinez Out, Winter In - Diva Dirt
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Winter has replaced fellow former WWE Diva, Shelly Martinez, in an already scheduled title match against Tab Jackson at Freak Show Wrestling in Las Vegas on August 4th. Martinez had to pull out of the bout due to a scheduling conflict
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Golf: Permian Basin natives take a shot at making careers on LPGA Tour - Odessa American
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The LPGA Futures Tour has given golfers like Tracy Stanford, Allison Jordan and Shelly Martinez a shot at the top level. “The Futures Tour, the level of competition has risen greatly in the last couple of years,” Stanford said
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Timeline
Learn about memorable moments in the evolution of Shelly Martinez
    THIRTIES
  • 2016
    Age 36
    In 2016, Martinez appeared on TNA's One Night Only: Knockouts Knockdown 4, where she fought Rebel in a losing effort.
    More Details Hide Details Martinez has since wrestled under her real name for the Perros del Mal promotion in Mexico. Martinez is part of both World Independent Ladies Division and World Wrestling Fan Xperience in the Philippines. Martinez has also appeared as a valet for Dragon Gate USA.
  • 2014
    Age 34
    On May 10, 2014, Martinez and JT Dunn competed in the 2014 WSU Queen and King of the Ring tournament, losing to the team of Candice LeRae and Joey Ryan.
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  • 2013
    Age 33
    In 2013, she was briefly associated with Todd Chandler, before switching her affections to Ricky Mandel, appearing as his storyline girlfriend.
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    In a 2013 interview, Martinez blamed her release on a confrontation with Dave Batista.
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  • 2012
    Age 32
    In November 2012 Martinez appeared on the fourth season of the Bad Girls Club spin-off Love Games: Bad Girls Need Love Too.
    More Details Hide Details During her time on the Love Games she appeared in Episode 6 as Jamin's ex and competed in the HBIC Challenge. She was a part of the question therapy after the challenge.
  • 2011
    Age 31
    As of late 2011, Martinez has been the official Hollywood event correspondent and hostess for the horror news website MoreHorror.com.
    More Details Hide Details Martinez is an advocate of medical marijuana as well as an animal rights activist.
    In May 2011, Martinez, Raven, and Cheerleader Melissa filmed the music video for the Smashing Pumpkins' song "Owata".
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  • TWENTIES
  • 2010
    Age 30
    She defeated Lucky O'Shea in her debut match for the promotion in August 2010.
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    Beginning in 2010, Martinez began appearing for Championship Wrestling From Hollywood.
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  • 2008
    Age 28
    At the Final Resolution pay-per-view in January 2008, the mystery masked wrestler was unveiled as Martinez after attacking Hemme again.
    More Details Hide Details On the following episode of Impact! Homicide and Hernandez gave her the name "Salinas". Salinas then began accompanying Homicide and Hernandez to the ring as their valet. She made her in-ring debut for TNA in a singles against Awesome Kong, and was quickly defeated. She then began competing more frequently in matches, including intergender tag team matches alongside Homicide and Hernandez. Salinas participated at Lockdown in the first ever "Queen of the Cage" match, which was won by Roxxi Laveaux. After a Knockouts "Makeover Battle Royal" was announced for the Sacrifice pay-per-view, where one Knockout would get their head shaved, Salinas competed in a match to gain immunity from the head shaving on the May 8 episode of Impact!, but was unsuccessful. At Sacrifice, the "Makeover Battle Royal" was won by Gail Kim, and Roxxi Laveaux had her head shaved. The same night, Salinas and Hector Guerrero were in the corner of LAX as they won the TNA World Tag Team Championship. As part of LAX's feud with Beer Money, Inc. Salinas wrestled their manager Jackie Moore on Impact! in June 2008, but lost by submission. She participated in a gauntlet battle royal match for the number one contendership to the TNA Women's Knockout Championship, but was unsuccessful, and a few weeks later lost a three-on-one handicap match to Awesome Kong and The Beautiful People (Velvet Sky and Angelina Love).
  • 2007
    Age 27
    She starred in the independent supernatural horror movie Dead Things. In addition, she was a contestant on the reality show The Search for the Next Elvira, which debuted October 13, 2007, on the Fox Reality Channel.
    More Details Hide Details Martinez appears in the beginning of the Mötley Crüe music video for "Saints of Los Angeles".
    At the Bound for Glory pay-per-view in October 2007, Martinez participated in a Knockout Gauntlet battle royal to crown the first TNA Knockout Champion, which was won by Gail Kim.
    More Details Hide Details Shortly afterward, a masked member of The Latin American Xchange (LAX) began interfering in LAX's matches to help them gain victories and attacking The Rock 'n Rave Infection's valet, Christy Hemme.
  • 2006
    Age 26
    In mid-2006, Martinez joined the ECW brand as Ariel, a tarot reading fortune teller.
    More Details Hide Details Originally, Martinez was to be part of a 'vampire' faction with Gangrel and Kevin Thorn; however, the faction did not materialise on television. Instead, Ariel and Thorn began appearing in vignettes together, and on July 25, Thorn made his in-ring debut with Ariel acting as his valet. Ariel then increased her ringside presence during Thorn's matches, often interfering in his matches, and Thorn began a scripted feud with Balls Mahoney. In order to counteract Ariel's interference, Mahoney began bringing in Francine as an equalizer. Ariel made her ECW in-ring debut against Francine on September 26 in an "Extreme Catfight", which ended as a no contest due to interference from both Thorn and Mahoney. The two teams feuded until early October, until Francine was released by WWE. During a match between Thorn and CM Punk, Kelly Kelly interfered in order to help Punk. As a result, Punk won the match, and Ariel and Thorn attacked Kelly after the match. At the December to Dismember pay-per-view, Thorn and Ariel defeated Kelly and Kelly's on-screen boyfriend Mike Knox in a mixed tag team match, after Knox walked out on Kelly. The next week on ECW, Ariel lost to Kelly in a singles match, when Kelly utilized a schoolgirl for the victory.
    Upon her debut on the ECW brand in mid-2006, Martinez began using the ring name Ariel in OVW as well. In November 2006, Ariel unsuccessfully challenged Beth Phoenix for the OVW Women's Championship.
    More Details Hide Details Her final appearance in OVW came on January 25, 2007, when she and Jon Bolen defeated Stevens and Phoenix.
  • 2005
    Age 25
    In April 2005, Martinez signed a developmental contract with WWE.
    More Details Hide Details By July of that year she had begun training and wrestling in their primary developmental territory OVW, using simply "Shelly" as a ring name. Her first role there had her, along with Beth Phoenix, acting as co-manager for Aaron Stevens. As part of her affiliation with Phoenix and Stevens, Shelly had an erotic gimmick, with a relationship between all three being implied. She was involved in a scripted rivalry with Alexis Laree, with Shelly and Phoenix attacking her on several occasions and the pair wrestled her in handicap matches. In her first singles match in OVW Shelly defeated Laree on October 29. Shelly and Phoenix also appeared together on the January 27, 2006 episode of Heat as part of The Heart Throbs (Romeo Roselli and Antonio Thomas) "Throb-o-Meter" section, dancing in the ring with the team and teasing a kiss, before being interrupted by Trevor Murdoch.
  • 2004
    Age 24
    In December 2004, Martinez trained at World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE)'s developmental territory, Ohio Valley Wrestling (OVW) for a few weeks.
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  • 2002
    Age 22
    On July 19, 2002, Martinez, under the name Desire, teamed with Threat to win the vacant EWF Tag Team Championship in a battle royal.
    More Details Hide Details They held the championship for 28 days, before losing it to PHAT (Eric Matlock and Devon Willis) on August 16.
    In July 2002, she teamed with Threat to win the EWF Tag Team Championship.
    More Details Hide Details In April 2005, she signed a contract with WWE, and was assigned to their developmental territory, Ohio Valley Wrestling (OVW). While in OVW she used the ring name Shelly, and managed several wrestlers, including Aaron Stevens, Paul Burchill and Seth Skyfire. She moved to the ECW brand in mid-2006, and using a gimmick of a tarot reader, managed Kevin Thorn while known as Ariel. In mid-2007, she was released from her WWE contract. Later that year, she signed with TNA, and began working as Salinas. She was associated with LAX, and managed both members of the team, Homicide and Hernandez. She left TNA in September 2008, and has since appeared for several independent promotions. Aside from wrestling, Martinez is also known for her acting and modelling work. She was a contestant on the reality television show, The Search for the Next Elvira, and has also appeared in films. She starred in The Notorious Jewel De'Nyle & Shelly Martinez, a softcore pornography video alongside Jewel De'Nyle, and has also posed nude on several occasions.
  • TEENAGE
  • 2000
    Age 20
    Martinez entered professional wrestling in December 2000.
    More Details Hide Details She worked mainly on the independent circuit in Southern California, using the name Desire, competing for promotions, including Revolution Pro Wrestling, Ultimate Pro Wrestling and the Empire Wrestling Federation (EWF).
  • CHILDHOOD
  • 1980
    Age 0
    Born on February 9, 1980.
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