Latina Heat: The 10 Best Female Latina Active Wrestlers
When you think of Latin American female wrestlers, there are plenty who may come to mind. Women from Mexico, Puerto Rico, Brazil, and other countries have been making an impact in the WWE, AEW, and several independent promotions throughout the United States. Coming up with a list of the ten best Latina active wrestlers was a difficult task. There are many women who were considered but did not quite make the list, including Sexy Star, Miranda Alize, Delmi Exo, Amanda Rodriguez, Ashley Vox, Vulcana, Dulce Tormenta, Alejandra the Lion, Shaul Guerrero, Eva Marie, Zelina Vega, Katrina Cortez, Elektra Lopez, Katalina Perez, Alex Gracia, Jazmine Allure, and Labrava just to name a few.
A wrestling veteran, Melina Perez is Mexican American and hails from California. Melina held five women’s titles in the scene and continues to stay active, challenging Deonna Purrazzo for her title at NWA Empowerrr.
With more than a dozen years of fighting experience, Diamante is Cuban American and was born in Miami. As Adrenaline she is a WOW tag team champ and she held many titles in ICW. Diamante had a successful partnership with Ivelisse in AEW.
#8 Mercedes Martinez
From Connecticut, Mercedes Martinez is of Puerto Rican descent. She made her debut in 2000 and has held many titles in several promotions including SHINE, SHIMMER, WSU, and more. After starring in NXT she was released by the WWE in 2021.
#7 Christi Jaynes
Born in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil and now residing in Texas, Christi Jaynes is one of the best independent wrestlers right now. In her five years in the business she has held titles in RCW, SWE, and more.
#6 Tay Conti
Also born in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Tay Conti has become much more successful after being released from the WWE’s NXT. She has made a name for herself in AEW after joining the Dark Order and continues to be a threat for the AEW Women’s Championship.
#5 La Rosa Negra
La Rosa Negra has been the best independent women’s wrestler in 2021. Hailing from Puerto Rico, she made her debut in 2005 and is the Mission Pro Wrestling champion and former WWC champion.
#4 Raquel Gonzalez
Raquel Gonzalez really made a name for herself when she won the NXT Women’s Championship in 2021 after holding the NXT Women’s Tag Team Championships with Dakota Kai. Raquel is Mexican and hails from Texas.
Born in Puerto Rico and residing in Florida, Ivelisse Velez has been tearing up the wrestling scene since 2005. She holds the Shine, SWE, and LNO championships and has had successful runs in AEW and Lucha Underground.
Some wrestling fans might be surprised to learn that Bayley is Mexican American. She is from California and is no stranger to anyone, having held the SmackDown championship twice, Raw championship, NXT championship, and tag team championship twice.
#1 Thunder Rosa
Coming in at #1 is none other than Thunder Rosa. Whether you know her from AEW and her amazing win over Britt Baker in the lights out match, from being the former NWA champ, holding titles in Shine and Lucha Underground, or owning Mission Pro Wrestling, Thunder Rosa is numero uno!