FIRST ANNUAL 30 WRESTLERS UNDER 30 TO WATCH – IVELISSE VELEZ
Apr 30, 2014 - by Steve Gerweck
26. Ivelisse Vélez
Vélez began her wrestling career at the age of fifteen in the island of Puerto Rico. Soon after, she had the grace of debuting in the top wrestling company in Puerto Rico, World Wrestling Council, owned by WWE hall of famer Carlos Colon. Ivelisse was a WWE Tough Enough 2011 Contestant and was later
signed to a WWE developmental deal – training with Florida Championship Wrestling working under the ring name Sofia Cortez. Ivelisse and World Wrestling Entertainment parted ways in August 2012. In early 2013, she defeated Lei’D Tapa in a winning effort in a TNA Gut Check match.
On January 24, 2014, Vélez defeated Rain to become the second Shine Champion.
3x Vanguard Wrestling All-Star Alliance Women’s Champion
2x Pro Championship Wrestling Women’s Champion
Pro Wrestling Revolution Women’s Championship