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Sherri Martel

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Sherri Martel
Born(1958-02-08)February 8, 1958
Birmingham, Alabama
DiedJune 15, 2007(2007-06-15) (aged 49)
Birmingham, Alabama
Professional wrestling career
Ring name(s)"Sensational" Sherri
Sherri Martel
Sister Sherri
Queen Sherri
Scary Sherri
Sensuous Sherri
Sherri Martine
Billed height5 ft 7 in (1.70 m)
Billed weight132 lb (60 kg)
Billed fromNew Orleans, Louisiana
Trained byDonna Christanello
The Fabulous Moolah

Sherri Schrull (born Sherri Russell; February 8, 1958 – June 15, 2007) was an American professional wrestler and manager. She is better known by her ring names Sherri Martel and Sensational Sherri. She started as a manager in the American Wrestling Association (AWA) and joined the World Wrestling Federation (WWF). During her time in the WWF, she was able to win the WWF Women's Championship. She was known for managing Randy Savage, Ted DiBiase, and Shawn Michaels. She also appeared in Extreme Championship Wrestling (ECW) and World Championship Wrestling (WCW). During her time in WCW, she managed Harlem Heat.

Schrull was inducted into the WWE Hall of Fame by "The Million Dollar Man" Ted DiBiase in 2006.[1]

On June 15, 2007, Schrull died at her mother's home in McCalla, Alabama (near Birmingham). On September 11, 2007, a toxicology report released by homicide investigators in Tuscaloosa, Alabama said that the cause of her death was from an overdose of multiple drugs in her system, including high amounts of oxycodone.

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  1. 1.0 1.1 ""Sensational" Sherri: 2006 WWE Hall of Fame Inductee". WWE. Archived from the original on 2013-09-20. Retrieved 2014-04-22.
  2. 2.0 2.1 "AWA Women's World Title". Wrestling-Titles. Retrieved 2014-04-25.
  3. "List of CAC Award Winners". Cauliflower Alley Club. Archived from the original on 2016-03-24. Retrieved 2014-04-25.
  4. "NEWS: Pro Wrestling Hall of Fame announces 2014 HOF class". Pro Wrestling Torch. Retrieved 2014-04-25.
  5. "Women's Championship - Sherri Martel (July 24, 1987 - October 07, 1988)". WWE. Archived from the original on March 11, 2014. Retrieved 2014-04-25.

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