Mercedes Martinez is now the undisputed Ring Of Honor Girls’s World Champion, having unified the unique belt with its interim placeholder on final evening’s episode of AEW Dynamite.
Martinez was placing her interim title up in opposition to the Girls’s World Championship held by Deonna Purrazzo since felling Rok-C (now Roxanne Perez in WWE) on IMPACT Wrestling’s 13 January 2022 present. Working the IMPACT standout in Dynamite’s fundamental occasion, Mercedes ended up taking the victory through Dragon Sleeper, forcing Purrazzo to faucet out after enduring a targeted assault designed to melt her up for Deonna’s Fujiwara Armbar finisher.
The ROH Girls’s World Championship has a brief historical past, having solely come into existence in September 2021, changing the promotion’s previous Girls Of Honor World Championship (retired in January 2020). Martinez is the third particular person to carry it after Purrazzo and Rok-C.
This newest title change implies that each lively ROH belt is now within the possession of anyone signed to a Tony Khan-helmed wrestling promotion. Khan, who based AEW in 2019, confirmed his buy of ROH in March 2021.
Purrazzo felled such challengers as Chelsea Inexperienced and Willow Nightingale throughout her 115-day reign. Martinez, in the meantime, had reigned as interim champion since defeating Nightingale at Supercard Of Honor on 1 April.