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Homecoming for the first Mexican NWA Women's Champion.
Posted By: Mike Reign on Feb 07, 2020
It was a beautiful homecoming for the first Mexican NWA Women's Champion. As she made her way back home to her family and brought the NWA Women's Championship title.
Let's look back at her history. Here are some details of the events leading to her accomplishments.
Melissa Cervantes is a Mexican-American professional wrestler better known by her ring names Thunder Rosa born in Tijuana, Baja California, Mexico
World Wonder Ring Stardom (2014–2015)
Thunder Rosa made her wrestling debut in late 2014 in a battle royal at Supreme Pro Wrestling Event in Sacramento, California. She wrestled regularly throughout Northern and Southern California in 2015. On 12 April 2015, she made her debut for Stardom in Japan.
Lucha Underground (2015–2019)
She also was added to the cast of Lucha Underground in season 2 as the leader of the Reptile Tribe, Kobra Moon. She was nominated for the 2015 Southern California Rookie of the Year Award and finished second to Douglas James.
In 2016 she once again returned to Lucha Underground for the show's third season and returned to Stardom to take part in the promotion's Goddess of Stardom Tag League, teaming with Holidead. She won the 2016 Southern California Women's Wrestler of the Year Award. She was released on March 26, 2019.
Ring of Honor (2018–2019)
On June 15, 2018, Rosa made her Ring of Honor debut on ROH State Of The Art. She teamed with Kelly Klein, where both unsuccessfully challenged Sumie Sakai and Tenille Dashwood. On November 3 episode of ROH, Rosa teamed with Holidead under the name Twisted Sisterz, where they defeated the team of Britt Baker and Madison Rayne.
Women of Wrestling (2018–present)
Cervantes worked through October 2018 tapings on Women of Wrestling under her Lucha Underground's persona Kobra Moon. Her first televised match aired on March 1, 2019, where she was managed by Sophia Lopez as she defeated Azteca. With WOW renewed for a second season, Moon's name changed to Serpentine. On the September 14 episode of WOW, Serpentine unsuccessfully challenged Tessa Blanchard for the WOW World Championship.
Combate Americas (2019-present) On September 13, 2019, it was confirmed that Cervantes had signed with Combate Americas. Her first fight took place on November 8 in San Antonio, Texas.
National Wrestling Alliance (2019–present)
Rosa made her televised National Wrestling Alliance (NWA) debut on October 29, 2019, on NWA Power.
At NWA Hard Times on January 24, 2020, Thunder Rosa defeated Allysin Kay to capture the NWA World Women's Championship and also becoming the first-ever Mexican born wrestler to win the championship.
We all at Wrestling News Sources congratulate you on this historical moment.
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