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Today in History: Melina vs. Mickie James at Backlash 2007

April 29th, 2007: At 2007's Backlash, Melina defended her Women’s Championship against Mickie James in a rematch to the bout that brought the title to Melina’s waist. Clearly, there was no love lost between these two...

Today in History: Trish Stratus Wrestles Eric Bischoff for a Women’s Title Shot

April 28th, 2003: After losing the Women’s Title the night before, Trish Stratus made the mistake of telling GM Eric Bischoff that she would “do anything” to get a rematch against champ Jazz, so he proposed a uniquely slimy solution...

Today in History: Angelina Love vs. Madison Rayne at Sacrifice 2014

April 27th, 2014: Angelina Love and Velvet Sky – the newly reunited Beautiful People – were determined to end Madison Rayne‘s Knockouts Title reign in retribution for her turning down a chance to rejoin their group. Their chance came at Sacrifice 2014...

Today in History: Stephanie McMahon and The Undertaker’s “Unholy Wedding”

April 26th, 1999: After being kidnapped once again by The Undertaker the night before, Stephanie McMahon was brought out on Raw bound to a giant replica of his symbol for an “unholy wedding”...

Today in History: Beth Phoenix vs. Michelle McCool in an “Extreme Makeover” Match at Extreme Rules 2010

April 25th, 2010: At Extreme Rules 2010, Michelle McCool defended her Women’s Championship against Beth Phoenix in what was dubbed an “Extreme Makeover” match...

Today in History: Nikki Bella Wins Her First Divas Title

April 23rd, 2012: Upon scoring a non-title victory over Divas Champion Beth Phoenix, Nikki Bella earned herself a shot at the title. A few weeks later, that title shot took place in a Lumberjill match...

Today in History: Lay-Cool Break Up

April 22nd, 2011: Layla and Michelle McCool, the once unbreakable Lay-Cool, were having serious issues in their relationship, and decided to go to couples therapy. Their second session was riddled with arguments...

Today in History: Jazz vs. Trish Stratus at Backlash 2002

April 21st, 2002: Soon after seeing her first Women’s Title reign come to an end at the hands of Jazz, Trish Strauts saw herself at the losing end of the equation again at WrestleMania 18. When Backlash came around, Trish was ready for some overdue revenge...

Today in History: The Dudleys Put Lita Through a Table

April 20th, 2000: Chyna had warned Lita: one more screw up, and she would pay for it. Essa Rios‘s partnership with Eddie Guerrero was far from successful, thanks in large part to Lita’s misguided attempts to help them...

Today in History: Awesome Kong vs. Angelina Love vs. Taylor Wilde in Six Sides of Steel

April 19th, 2009: In Six Sides of Steel at LockDown 2009, Knockouts Champion Awesome Kong took on both Angelina Love and Taylor Wilde inside the cage, putting her 12-month title reign on the line...

Today in History: Trish Stratus & Christian vs. Chris Jericho at Backlash 2004

April 18th, 2004: After Trish Stratus turned on Chris Jericho at WrestleMania 20, the stage was set for a feud that was as much about him against her as it was about him against Christian. At 2004?s Backlash, karma finally arrived...

Today in History: Madison Rayne vs. Mickie James in a Cage Match at Lockdown 2011

April 17th, 2011: At Lockdown 2011, Mickie James stepped into a steel cage to get a crack at Madison Rayne‘s Knockouts Title, but that wasn’t the only risk she was taking: her hair was on the line as well...

Today in History: The Divas Compete in an Italian Fashion Show

April 16th, 2007: To celebrate the novelty of Raw emanating from Milan, Italy, the Divas took part in a fashion show, competing for the crowd’s approval in their choice of fashionable outfits...

Today in History: Gail Kim vs. Jacqueline in Six Sides of Steel at Lockdown 2007

April 15th, 2007: Dubbed a “Six Sides of Steel Catfight”, the match between Gail Kim and Jacqueline at 2007?s Lockdown was decidedly more of a brawl...

Today in History: Melina Makes Her WWE Debut

April 14th, 2005: During an episode of Carlito‘s Cabana, an interview with Rey Mysterio was interrupted by an unfamiliar trio dressed in furs and flanked by paparazzi. They introduced themselves as MNM...

Today in History: Knockouts Compete in 3 Cage Matches at Lockdown 2008

April 13th, 2008: Lockdown 2008 saw the Knockouts compete in three separate Six Sides of Steel matches...