Sherri Martel

Born Feb 8, 1958

Sherri Schrull was an American professional wrestler and manager, better known by her ring names, Sherri Martel and Sensational Sherri. Martel began her professional wrestling career as a manager. She joined the American Wrestling Association (AWA) in the mid-1980s and held its AWA World Women's Championship three times. In the late 1980s, she joined the World Wrestling Federation (WWF), where she held the WWF Women's Championship.… Read More

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1958 Birth Born on February 8, 1958.


1974 16 Years Old Martel was first introduced to professional wrestling as a child, when her mother took her and her sister to shows in Mississippi. In 1974, Martel approached Grizzly Smith for advice on becoming a wrestler, but he questioned her conviction and told her to come back to him in five years when she was an adult. … Read More


1981 23 Years Old She continued to train at The Fabulous Moolah's school, where Moolah changed her name to Sherri Martel and sent her to wrestle in Japan in 1981. … Read More
1985 27 Years Old After recovering, Larry Zbyszko helped her join the American Wrestling Association (AWA). She eventually debuted in the AWA and, on September 28, 1985, at SuperClash in Chicago, she defeated Candi Devine for the AWA World Women's Championship.
1986 28 Years Old She traded the belt with Devine, and on June 28, 1986, at "Battle by the Bay," Martel defeated Devine to win the AWA World Women's Championship for a third and final time. … Read More
Rose and Somers then engaged in a lengthy feud with The Midnight Rockers (Shawn Michaels and Marty Jannetty), who defeated Rose and Somers for the tag team title on January 27, 1987, in St. Paul, Minnesota.


1988 - 1989 2 More Events
1990 32 Years Old At WrestleMania VI in 1990, Martel and Savage lost a mixed tag-team match against Sapphire and Dusty Rhodes after Elizabeth, who was in the corner of Sapphire and Rhodes, interfered and shoved Martel. … Read More
1992 34 Years Old 1 More Event
Later on the WM7 card after she and Savage parted ways following the career match, Martel came to the ring to help "The Million Dollar Man" Ted DiBiase in his assault on an injured Rowdy Roddy Piper, following which she managed DiBiase until 1992. … Read More
1993 35 Years Old 1 More Event
After being hit with the mirror, she was absent from television until the Royal Rumble in January 1993. … Read More
Martel signed with World Championship Wrestling (WCW) in 1994.
1996 38 Years Old Back in WCW, Martel had a brief on-screen romance with Col. Robert Parker until October 1996 when Harlem Heat fired him and Martel had a match with him at World War 3 in November.
1997 39 Years Old She continued to manage Harlem Heat until she got fired from the group on the July 7, 1997 edition of Nitro.


Early in 1999, Martel competed in a mixed-tag team match for the Apocalypse Wrestling Federation's Heavyweight Championship, a title held predominately by men. … Read More
2000 - 2005 3 More Events
2006 48 Years Old 1 More Event
She was inducted into the WWE Hall of Fame by Ted DiBiase in April 2006.
On the morning of June 15, 2007, Martel died at her mother's residence in McCalla, Alabama, near Birmingham. … Read More
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