Backlash News Archive

Women's Champion Melina def. Mickie James

ATLANTA-- When discussing the greatest rivalries, match ups like the Red Sox vs. Yankees and Coke vs. Pepsi inevitably come to mind. Now, the names of two of the Sexiest Women on Television can be added to the list: Melina and Mickie James.

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Mr. McMahon (pinfall), Shane McMahon & Umaga def. ECW World Champion Bobby Lashley (Handicap Match; new ECW World Champion)

ATLANTA - ECW World Champion Bobby Lashley thought he had the last laugh on Mr. McMahon when he defeated Umaga at WrestleMania 23 and was primarily responsible for the Chairman being shaved bald following the Battle of the Billionaires challenge. But tonight at Backlash, the maniacal boss laughed last and loudest when he -- with the help of his son Shane McMahon and Umaga -- took the ECW Championship away from Lashley in a 3-on-1 Handicap Match.

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World Heavyweight Champion Undertaker vs. Batista (Draw; Last Man Standing Match)

ATLANTA -- World Heavyweight Champion Undertaker and Batista both walked into Philips Arena with plans of victory in the Last Man Standing Match, where the key to victory is to incapacitate your opponent to the point where they cannot answer a 10-count from the referee. However, both men were left battered and beaten, unable to answer referee Mickie Henson's 10-count -- resulting in a draw. (In the case of a draw, the championship leaves the same way it arrived, with the champion.)

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See Backlash highlights on AT&T Ringside

WWE Ringside subscribers on AT&T Mobile can now see highlights of the three Backlash World Championship Matches with the AT&T Backlash Championship Trifecta.

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Last Animal Standing?

ATLANTA -- There is no doubt that former two-time World Heavyweight Champion Batista is one of the toughest competitors in WWE history. Following the vile assault at the rugged, shillelagh wielding hands of Finlay, The Animal is considerably wounded.

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Backlash 2007 Webcast/T-shirt offer

Order the Backlash 2007 Webcast any time from Monday, April 23 through 8 p.m ET this Sunday, April 29, and receive one Backlash 2007 T-shirt as our gift to you.

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WWE.com to follow Mickie at Backlash

WWE.com will be following Women's Champion-hopeful Mickie James this Sunday at Backlash. The Pay-Per-View Diary will keep an eye on the Diva as she enjoys the sights of Atlanta, Ga., and prepares for her chance at the gold.

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Tickets for Backlash available

Additional tickets for Sunday's Backlash have been made available. Check the Philips Arena box office for more information.

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Redneck revenge

LONDON- Success in sports-entertainment can be defined by the respect a Superstar earns from his colleagues and WWE fans. Not necessarily by boos or cheers, but appreciation and admiration for their work ethic and in-ring toughness.

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Mr. McMahon & Shane McMahon def. Shawn Michaels & "God"

Ever since the night after Christmas, Mr. McMahon has made it his mission to make Shawn Michaels' life a living hell. But in recent weeks, Mr. McMahon's obsession has reached new and disturbing heights. The ultimate proof of this came when Mr. McMahon had the audacity to bring...

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