Sherri Martel


[Sheri Martel GALLERY]

[A Final Goodbye To Sherri Martel]

Title History

  • AWA World Women’s title defeating Candi Devine (September 28, 1985);
  • AWA World Women’s title defeating Candi Devine (October 17, 1985);
  • AWA World Women’s title defeating Candi Devine (June 28, 1986);
  • WWF Women’s title defeating The Fabulous Moolah (July 24, 1987);
  • WWE (World Wrestling Entertainment) Hall of Famer Inductee (April 1, 2006);

Career Highlights

American Wrestling Association

World Wrestling Federation – Woman’s Wrestler

World Wrestling Federation – Managing Randy Savage

  • Sherri Martel switched to managing male wrestlers and joined the Macho King and became known as “Queen Sherri”.
  • February 23, 1990 – SNME: Hulk Hogan defeated Randy “Macho King” Savage w/Sherri to retain the WWF title.
  • April 1, 1990 – Wrestlemania 6: Dusty Rhodes and Sapphire w/Elizabeth defeated Randy “Macho King” Savage and Queen Sherri.
  • August 27, 1990 – Summerslam: Sensational Sherri defeated Sapphire by forfeit when she failed to appear for the match.
  • January 19, 1991 – Royal Rumble: Sherri tried to seduce the Ultimate Warrior into giving Macho King a title shot but he refused.
  • ~~~Later that night, Macho King attacked Ultimate Warrior during his match, costing him the WWF title to Sgt Slaughter.
  • March 24, 1991 – Wrestlemania 7: The Ultimate Warrior defeated Randy Savage w/Queen Sherri in a “Retirement” match.
  • ~~~After the match, Sherri cut her losses and started kicking Savage while he was down until Elizabeth made the save!!!
  • ~~~Later that night, Sensational Sherri came to the ring to help Ted DiBiase escape from Virgil and Roddy Piper.

World Wrestling Federation – Managing Ted DiBiase

World Wrestling Federation – Managing Shawn Michaels

  • Sherri then became the manager/valet for The Heartbreak Kid Shawn Michaels and even sang his theme music.
  • April 5, 1992 – Wrestlemania 8: Shawn Michaels w/Sensational Sherri defeated Tito Santana.
  • August 29, 1992 – Summerslam: Shawn Michaels vs. Rick Martel fought to a NO CONTEST for the love of Sensational Sherri.
  • ~~~Sherri had arranged a stipulation that neither man could hit the other in the face, so they wouldn’t hurt their good looks.
  • ~~~Tempers flared when Michaels and Martel started brawling, causing Sherri to pass out at ringside!
  • ~~~Both Michaels and Martel fought over which would galantly carry Sherri backstage to revive her.
  • January 24, 1993 – Royal Rumble: Shawn Michaels defeated Marty Janetty to retain the IC title with Sherri walking around ringside.
  • ~~~Sensational Sherri was at ringside in a neutral corner and nobody knew which man she was actually routing for.
  • ~~~Sherri was about to hit Shawn Michaels in the head with a shoe, but he moved, and she hit Jannetty instead!
  • April 4, 1993 – Wrestlemania 9: Tatanka defeated Shawn Michaels (champ) w/Luna by count-out (HBK retains).
  • ~~~Sensational Sherri came down to ringside during the match to prevent Luna Vachonfrom interfering.

Smokey Mountain Wrestling

  • October 30, 1993 – NWA Bensalem Bash: Sherri w/Kathy Fitzpatrick beat Jim Cornette w/Tammy Sytchin a “Loser Gets Spanked” match.

Extreme Championship Wrestling

World Championship Wrestling