In a statement on her official Twitter account, newly-signed All Elite Wrestling star Mercedes Martinez commented on her appearance during last night’s AEW Dynamite: New Year’s Smash and signing with AEW.

Martinez’s post reads, “The hustle/grind never stops! Blessed, humbled & READY to be UNLEASHED! Thank u @TonyKhan @AEW. To everyone that believes in me & what I can bring to wrestling. Cheer, boo, hate, love me…but RESPECT ME & what I continue to bring to this business. #RUGGEDandTHUGGED #OGBADASS.”