In early 2002, Cheerleader Melissa had aligned herself with the Blackout Army, one of APW's toughest collection of thugs. In this match, Melissa had a chance to wrestle against Internet Heavyweight Champion, James Choi for the title. Melissa surprised everyone in attendance by asking the Blackout Army to leave ringside. Melissa wanted this to be a one-on-one match, without any interference. Watch this match to see Cheerleader Melissa early in her career.