ROH girls’s champion Mercedes Martinez not too long ago joined Steve Falls from NBC Sports activities Boston for an in-depth dialog about Saturday’s Loss of life Earlier than Dishonor pay-per-view, the place Martinez defends her title in opposition to the Professor Serena Deeb. Highlights from the interview could be discovered under.
Says Loss of life Earlier than Dishonor will function a rebirth for ROH:
“It’s like a rebirth, if you concentrate on it. It truly is. Going again from the outdated days of Ring of Honor to what the potential of what this new Ring of Honor can carry, it’s one thing thrilling. It’s one thing that I’m glad to have the chance to construct the ladies’s division underneath me and mould what the division could be. However man, should you’re me and Serena, me and Serena have battled and had our feuds, however that is going to carry a brand new period of girls’s wrestling. You’re , not high-flying as a result of we undoubtedly don’t high-fly, proper. We’re technical, we’re submissions, and we’re athletes, and we’re wrestlers, and that’s what Ring of Honor actually encompasses is wrestling, pure wrestling in its type.”
Hypes her match in opposition to Deeb:
“You’re chain wrestling and submissions, something technical, and naturally you’re wanting on the energy sense of it and people large moments that you simply wanna take, however I believe for me and Serena, we’re taking this very significantly. We’re getting into there, displaying the world what girls wrestlers, and we put that emphasis on the wrestling as a result of that’s what that is all about. It’s, can the mainstream deal with two precise wrestlers and placing on a wrestling clinic, and nonetheless entertaining since you nonetheless have to combine within the sports activities leisure. So it’s a rebirth for her, it’s a rebirth for me, and bringing a brand new stage of what the ladies’s division can carry going ahead. So that is only a constructing block of what we will do for the ladies’s division right here in Ring of Honor.”
(H/T and transcribed by Fightful)