Mercedes Martinez’s second reign with the SHIMMER title came to an end tonight on SHIMMER Volume 99 when in the main event she was defeated by former Trifecta member, Nicole Savoy who forced her to tap out!
The tension in Trifecta started during this set of tapings when Aja Kong replaced Shayna Baszler in the group and Mercedes Martinez called Nicole Savoy #3 in the group. After facing Hikaru Shida on Volume 96 Savoy and her shook hands which caused Aja Kong to come out and push Savoy out of the ring.
Mercedes Martinez defeated Hikaru Shida via submission on Volume 97. After the match, Aja Kong helped attack Shida until Nicole Savoy came out but got beaten down and Aja Kong & Mercedes Martinez stood tall to end the taping that night.
Mercedes Martinez & Aja Kong defeated Nicole Savoy & Hikaru Shida after Aja Kong hit both of them with a metal box in the main event of Volume 98, which lead to Savoy getting a title match on Volume 99.
Savoy is the first wrestler to have held the SHIMMER Title and Heart of SHIMMER title in the promotion. She is the 12th wrestler to hold the SHIMMER title.