Indi Hartwell

May 16, 2020 - by Jamie Cruickshank

Real Name: Samantha De Martin
Height: 5’9″
Weight: 139 lbs.
Date of Birth: August 17, 1996
From: Melbourne, Australia
Resides: Orlando, Florida
Pro Debut: March 19, 2016
Trained By: PCW Academy
Finishing Move: Springboard Dropkick


– De Martin began her career as ‘Indi Hartwell’ in her native Australia
– In her debut match, Hartwell competed in a 4-Way Match won by Bianka
– On May 5, 2018, Hartwell defeated Harley Wonderland in the final of the Queen Of The Castle tournament to become the first Newy Pro Womens Champion
– On June 15, Hartwell defeated Casey Johns to retain the Newy Pro Womens Title and win the RCW Womens Title
– On June 30, Hartwell defeated Ivelisse in the final of a tournament to become the first BCW Womens Champion
– On July 27, Hartwell defeated Vixsin & Kellyanne to retain the BCW Womens Title
– On September 1, Hartwell defeated Izzy Shaw, Savannah Summers, Blair Alexis & Miss Fortune to retain the RCW Womens Title
– On September 7, Hartwell & The Kingdom (Gabriel Wolfe & Tome Filip) defeated Melina, Dowie James & JXT to retain the BCW Tag Team Titles for The Kingdom
– On December 8, Hartwell defeated Izzy Shaw & Blair Alexis to retain the RCW Womens Title
– On June 22, 2019, Hartwell defeated Jordynne Grace to win the WSW Womens Title
– In September 2019, Hartwell signed with WWE and reported to NXT
– De Martin made her NXT debut at a live event on November 7, 2019. Competing under her real name, she teamed with Reina Gonzalez in a loss to Santana Garrett & Jessi Kamea
– For her televised debut in January 2020, De Martin was back under the ‘Indi Hartwell’ name
– In April 2020, Hartwell appeared as an enhancement talent on Raw
– In November 2020, Hartwell aligned herself with Johnny Gargano & Candice LeRae, forming the stable that would become known as ‘The Way’
– On the May 4, 2021 episode of NXT, The Way (Hartwell & LeRae) defeated Shotzi Blackheart & Ember Moon in a Street Fight to win the NXT Womens Tag Team Titles
– In September 2021, the culmination of a lengthy storyline saw Hartwell ‘marry’ Dexter Lumis on NXT television
– Following the demise of The Way, Hartwell began teaming with Persia Pirotta, however, Pirotta herself was released in April 2022
– On the NXT 2.0 One Year Anniversary Show, Hartwell defeated Valentina Feroz
– Hartwell competed in the 2023 Royal Rumble
– At Stand & Deliver 2023, Hartwell defeated Tiffany Stratton, Zoey Stark, Roxanne Perez, Gigi Dolin & Lyra Valkyria in a Ladder Match to win the NXT Womens Title
– At Spring Breakin’ 2023, Hartwell defeated Tiffany Stratton & Roxanne Perez to retain the NXT Womens Title. Unfortunately, Hartwell would suffer a leg injury during the match and was forced to vacate the championship
– Hartwell was moved to Raw in the 2023 WWE Draft, joining up with the other former members of The Way

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