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

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On this day in history:

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: both competitors played dirty, using a lot of choking, hair pulling, eye-raking and forced splits to gain an advantage. In the end, it was Melina with a well-timed eye-rake that set her up for her finisher, and she defeated Mickie, retaining her title.

What are your memories of this moment?

Also occurring today in history:
* 4/29/12 – Layla defeats Nikki Bella to win the Divas Title at Extreme Rules 2012.

Note: This was originally posted on 4/29/12.