Orsini/Martinez Cage Match Preview Video:
Check out the above link to see how the WSU Champion Angel Orsini vs Mercedes Martinez feud has escalated to the point where both of these kickass wrestlers are hellbent on destroying each other in a cage on January 10th in Boonton, NJ. These women do not like each other at all and both have vowed to scar the other for life and make them taste their own blood.
For fans who may not know or have forgotten, here is a quick timeline of the Orsini/Martinez feud:
2002-2003 – Angel Orsini helps train Mercedes Martinez at ECW Original Jason Knight’s wrestling school in Connecticut.
2004-2005- Orsini & Martinez go their seperate ways, with Orsini moving to Europe. Martinez travels the US and collects many championships & accolades on the independent scene.
September 2007- Angel Orsini debuts in WSU during the DVD taping of “It’s Always Sunny In Lake Hiawatha”. Orsini would be challenged by long-time friend Amy Lee, the tag partner of Luna Vachon. Amy wanted to be Angel’s first match in WSU.
September 2007- During the “Surviving the Game” DVD taping, after the Orsini/Lee match, Martinez reveals herself as Luna Vachon’s attacker. Orsini & Martinez embrace in the ring. Martinez said she destroyed Luna & helped Orsini attack Lee because Lee was the one who put Martinez on the shelf for several months. Martinez credits Orsini for helping in her training. The two would be be a factor in Luna Vachon’s retirement.
December 2007- Martinez, in her first match, during the “The World Is Not Enough” DVD taping, and still in a bad place because she felt like she had to make up for lost time because she was coming off an injury, destroyed Rick Cataldo.
December 2007- During the “Alicia Retirement Show” DVD taping, Martinez destroyed Roxxie Cotton. Martinez made it clear that she would destroy anyone in her rise to the top. Meanwhile Amy Lee d. Angel Orsini via DQ when Mercedes Martinez blasted Amy with a chair. Mercedes & Angel beat the crap out of Amy after the match, only for ref Missy Sampson to step up to the plate and wipe Angel & Mercedes out! It was announced that Missy Sampson & Amy Lee will take on Angel & Mercedes at the next show!
March 8th, 2008 – During the “First Anniversary Show” DVD taping, Former WSU Sr. Official now turned wrestler, Missy Sampson came out. Missy Sampson explained that due to recent emergency surgery, she is not cleared to wrestle tonight. Amy Lee, her tag partner, scheduled for the extremely personal tag match against Mercedes Martinez & Angel Orsini understood Missy’s situation. However, before Missy could finish talking, Mercedes & Angel came out to jump the gun, against the defenseless Missy Sampson, thinking they had a 2 on 1 advantage for their tag match. However, Missy was able to announce that even though she couldn’t wrestle, she found a partner for Lee, and out came AWESOME KONG!
Amy Lee & Awesome Kong w/Missy Sampson d. Mercedes Martinez & Angel Orsini
We found out shortly afterwards, that despite attacking Luna, the fans were still behind Martinez. Orsini resented that fact and told Martinez not to let the fans sway her decisions. However, Martinez realized how much she missed the fans support and an unspoken rift between Orsini/Martinez started brewing.
March 8th, 2008 – During the “Dawn of a New Day” DVD taping, Martinez challenged & defeated Mickie Knuckles. This would be Martinez’s first match without an association with Angel Orsini. Orsini was fuming and left the building when she found out Martinez wanted to go her own way.
March 21st, 2008- Martinez goes to the finals of the 2nd Annual WSU/NWS King and Queen of the Ring tournament with partner Bison Bravado. Orsini felt snubbed for not being entered the tournament and even more upset that Martinez got the last spot in the tournament.
March 22nd, 2008- Martinez defeats Jana & Becky Bayless to get to the finals of the 2nd Annual WSU/NWS J-Cup tournament. Angel Orsini defeats Roxxie Cotton & Rebecca Payne to get to the finals of the tournament. The first ever Orsini/Martinez match in WSU is set-up, as the finals of the J-Cup tournament. In a wild 20 minute or so match, Martinez defeats Orsini. Orsini leaves the ring while Martinez soaks in her biggest victory in WSU.
April 20th, 2008- The rise of Orsini begins. Orsini defeats newcomer Kacee Carlisle, then goes on into the “UNCENSORED RUMBLE” match. Orsini would be the last one eliminated, being tossed out by winner Amy Lee. Orsini has now just tasted defeat twice in straight number 1 contender matches, as she was the last one eliminated in the J-Cup & the last one eliminated in the Rumble. Orsini is full of rage.
May 31st, 2008- In a surprise upset & match, Angel Orsini defeats Nikki Roxx for the WSU championship at a JAPW event in Rahway, NJ. Here is the recap from the TITLE HISTORY section on WSUWrestling.com:
Angel Orsini, who has had some trouble times in WSU, has came up short in numerous attempts to become the number 1 contender to the WSU championship. After a loss to Lacey Von Erich, Angel lost in the finals of the 2008 WSU/NWS Womens J-Cup tournament and was the last woman eliminated in the Uncensored Rumble. However, when WSU & JAPW made a deal to have the WSU championship defended on JAPW events, Angel capitalized on the opportunity, and defeated Nikki Roxx to win the WSU Championship.
In a 12 minute match, that featured alot of mat wrestling with some brawling, Angel was able to put Nikki Roxx down for the count cleanly, after a reverse rock bottom. It was Angel’s biggest win in WSU.
Angel a mat veteran for some time threw a major wrench into the WSU fold, as Angel took the ball and is now ready to run with it. With tons of hungry challengers for the championship, a feeling Angel knows, Angel will now have to take on all comers, any where, any time. ”
June 21st, 2008- Martinez was granted a WSU Championship match due to her win at the J-Cup tournament. Before getting there, Martinez wanted to challenge someone Orsini defeated. Martinez would defeat Kacee Carlisle during the “Show Must Go On” DVD taping. Meanwhile, Orsini made her first WSU Championship defense, defeating the 2008 Uncensored Rumble winner, Amy Lee.
June 21st, 2008 – Orsini vs Martinez II takes place during “Army of One”. This match is a match of the year candidate that featured brawling throughout the building, even going up in the balcony section where Martinez threw Orsini from one balcony into another. This was one of WSU’s highest selling & perhaps best DVD to date. Orsini tricked Martinez to win the match, faking an injury and using a small package to get the win.
SUMMER 2008- Orsini becomes the face of WSU. Just check out her title history for the summer:
# 6/21 vs Amy Lee in Boonton, NJ
Fall 2008- Orsini continues to dominate, adding these defenses to her championship reign:
October 10th, 2008 – Orsini vs Martinez III takes place. The match goes to a 15 minute draw during the “Push It To Limit” DVD taping. During a 5 minute overtime, Martinez looked like she had the match & the championship won, but time expired. The match is ruled a draw. The official record between these two is one win a piece, one loss a piece and now a draw a piece, making this feud 1-1-1.
October 11th, 2008- From the WSUWrestling.com “RESULTS” section:
When pressed Orsini finally let the cat out of the bag and announced Martinez as her partner. Orsini said her best chance to win the tournament was with Martinez which is why she had been attacking Fire. With Fire hospitalized, Martinez had no choice but to come out alone, leaving her to tag with Orsini. Orsini then said with Martinez teaming with her, it means Martinez couldn’t go after her in the tournament matches.
However during the match against Bobcat & George, Martinez had the match seemingly won. LITTLE JEANNE ran out and attacked Martinez, allowing Angel & Jeanne to win the match. Both Jeanne & Orsini attacked Martinez after the match proclaiming this was part of their master plan. In a separate promo on the DVD release it was explained that Jeanne & Orsini used to team before and have been friends for 15 years and they suckered Martinez into their plan. They eliminated Martinez from the tournament and outsmarted Martinez. You’ll want to see this on the DVD, as Angel has not only shown off her brawn in WSU, but her brains.
WSU Tag Team Tournament Match
October 11th, 2008- During the “PAYBACK’s A BITCH!” the following took place, courtesy of WSUWrestling.com’s RESULT section:
ENTRANTS: Jana, Latasha, Bobcat, Martinez, Gorgeous George, Trixxie Lynn, Little Jeanne, Melissa Coates
This was an exciting battle royal, which saw Martinez and Jeanne duke it out. It seems a new feud is brewing between these two, as the allegiances and battle lines have been made.
Martinez was the star of this battle royal, eliminating Jeanne towards the end. However, Angel Orsini ran out and cost Martinez the match, leaving Bobcat the winner. Orsini made it clear that she wants no part of Mercedes Martinez in WSU anymore and does not want her title run in jeopardy by being placed in a match with Martinez.
While all this was going on, Molly Holly came out. Molly said she sees how WSU operates and that this is not the Angel Orsini show. To ensure that Orsini’s shenanigans would be prevented, Molly named herself special referee for the main event, as approved by WSU commissioner Dawn Marie!
WSU Championship Match
After the match, Mercedes Martinez came out and confronted Angel Orsini. Martinez beat the HOLY FN HELL out of Orsini, nailing her with the WSU title and DDTing her on a steel chair! Martinez then set-up a table and BRAINBUSTERED ORISNI THROUGH THE TABLE in one of the sickest displays of violence we’ve ever seen in WSU.
Martinez then made one of the biggest announcements in WSU history! Martinez , while standing out over a knocked out cold Orsini, said on 1/10, Martinez vs Orsini IV would happen, but this time, in a STEEL CAGE MATCH! WSU has approved the match, as WSU felt that Orsini/Martinez were all over the double DVD taping, interfering and attacking each other and the only way to settle this and to prevent interference, people running away & blind sided attacks is to go with Martinez’s idea and put them in the cage! Martinez and Orsini delivered again as this is MUST-SEE material.
October 18th, 2008- To prove she was a fighting champion and in order to get ready for Martinez, Orsini defeated Amy Lee in Bayonne, NJ at a JAPW show.
October 25th, 2008 – Orsini defeats Valentina at a FTW show in Long Island, NY. Orsini looks unbeatable in the match.
November 15th, 2008- Orsini destroyed and defeated Martinez’s protege, Reyna Fire at an FCW show in Brooklyn, NY. This was Orsini’s third win in a row after being slammed through a table by Martinez on 10/11.
November 29th, 2008- Martinez defeats Portia Perez in a 30 minute match. Martinez looks the best she’s ever been. Portia tells Martinez to win the belt on 1/10.
January 10th, 2009- Orsini vs Martinez IV, for the WSU Championship, in a STEEL CAGE will take place in what promises to be the sickest, most brutal, most intense & most important match in WSU History. Either Orsini will prove her dominance in the world of professional wrestling or Martinez will finally realize her dream and do what she set out to do when she first debuted in WSU more than 17 months ago and that is to become WSU Champion.
You do not want to miss this match. Both of these wrestlers are in intense training for this match. Martinez is in Tampa Florida working out with several female wrestlers and plans on debuting a new arsenal that Orsini is not familiar with. Orsini is training in her hometown & against men to gain strength and endurance for this match. Neither wrestler wants to be on the losing side of this encounter. There is so much riding on this bout, but only one will have their hand raised. Be part of history on January 10th, when this huge match takes place.
The show takes place on January 10th at the Darress Theatre in Boonton, NJ, located at 615 Main Street, with a 3PM start time. For complete ticket information, visit WSUWrestling.com or email BULLSMC@aol.com. This is a CAN’T MISS event.