- PWR women’s championship defeated Cheerleader Melissa (April 21, 2013);
- Ivelissa Vélez began her wrestling career at the age of fifteen Puerto Rico.
- Soon after, she debuted in the World Wrestling Council, and subsequently wrestled in the International Wrestling Association.
- After gaining experience, she began wrestling in the United States, starting on the Chicago independent circuit.
- She continued to work the independent scene in the U.S. before appearing on the relaunched ‘Tough Enough’ show and then signing a contract with WWE.
- March 2011 – Ivelissa Vélez was announced as one of the fourteen contestants for the revival of Tough Enough.
- On the May 10 episode, she was eliminated from the competition due to an injury.
- November 11, 2011 – Ivelissa Vélez signed a contract with WWE.
World Wrestling Entertainment – FCW:
- Ivelissa Vélez made her debut under the ring name Sofia Cortez at a FCW house show in a six-women tag team match, teaming with Cameron Lynn and Audrey Marie to defeat Caylee Turner, Leah West and Raquel Diaz.
- December 25, 2011 – FCW: Sofia Cortez made her television debut on the December 25 episode, teaming with Turner to defeat Lynn and Kaitlyn.
- February 5, 2012 – FCW: Sofia Cortez teamed with Diaz in a losing effort to the team of Audrey Marie and Kaitlyn.
- March 11, 2012 – FCW: Sofia Cortez formed an alliance with Paige and Diaz, with the trio attacking Audrey Marie. The following week on FCW television, Cortez teamed up with Paige losing to Audrey Marie and Kaitlyn. Cortez and Paige dubbed themselves the Anti-Diva Army.
- April 8, 2012 – FCW: Paige & Rick Victor (w/ Sofia Cortez) defeat Aiden English & Audrey Marie.
- April 29, 2012 – FCW: Rick Victor (w/ Paige & Sofia Cortez) defeats Benicio Salazar.
- May 6, 2012 – FCW: Paige (w/ Sofia Cortez) defeats Audrey Marie and Raquel Diaz.
- May 13, 2012 – FCW: Richie Steamboat defeats Rick Victor (w/ Paige & Sofia Cortez).
- May 27, 2012 – FCW: FCW Divas Champion Raquel Diaz defeats Paige (w/ Sofia Cortez) by DQ.
World Wrestling Entertainment – NXT:
- July 4, 2012 – NXT: Ivelissa Vélez, as Sofia Cortez, debuted on the sixth season of WWE NXT taped at Full Sail University, where she defeated Paige.
- July 25, 2012 – NXT: Sofia Cortez defeated Natalya by countout but suffered a post-match attack from Natalya.
- August 2012 – Ivelissa Vélez announced that she had been released from her WWE contract.
- January 11, 2013 – Shine 6 iPPV: Ivelisse Velez defeated Su Yung.
- February 16, 2013 – FWE No Limits: Ivelisse Velez defeated Reby Sky.
- February 22, 2013 – Shine 7 iPPV: Ivelisse Velez defeated LuFisto.
Total Nonstop Action Wrestling:
- February 28, 2013 – TNA IMPACT: Ivelisse Velez defeated Lei’D Papa in a ‘Gut Check Challenge’ match.
- April 19, 2013 – Shine 9 iPPV: Jazz defeated Ivelisse Velez.
- April 21, 2013 – WWL: IDOLS OF WRESTLING: Ivelisse Velez defeated PWR women’s champion Cheerleader Melissa to win the title.