Basham Brothers

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Title History

WWE Tag Team titles defeating Rob Van Dam and Rey Mysterio, Luther Reigns and Mark Jindrak and Eddie Guerrero and Booker T in a 4-way match (January 13, 2005);

Career Highlights

Ohio Valley Wrestling – Before the Bashams:

  • February 6, 2002: Doug Basham and Damaja defeated Nick Dinsmore and Rob Conway in an “Iron Man” match..
  • ~~~As a result, Doug Basham and Damaja captured the OVW Southern Tag Team titles..
  • April 5, 2002: The Lords of the Ring and Danny Davis defeated Revolution (Damaja, Doug Basham and ????)..
  • May 17, 2002: The Lords of the Ring defeated Doug Basham and Damaja to capture the OVW tag team titles..
  • August 31, 2002: Nova and R.C. Haas defeated Damaja and Doug Basham in the finals of the Russ Haas Memorial Cup.
  • October 23, 2002 – OVW TV Taping: Doug Basham is defeated by Damaja to advance in the “Run for the Rumble” match..
  • February 5, 2003 – OVW Taping: Damaja defeated Doug Basham by disqualification to retain the OVW Heavyweight title..
  • February 19, 2003 – OVW Taping: Nick Dinsmore defeated Damaja and Doug Basham in a triple threat to win the OVW Heavyweight title!
  • February 26, 2003 – OVW Taping: Nick Dinsmore defeated Doug Basham by disqualification to retain — Damaja interfered..
  • March 8, 2003 – OVW Show: Nick Dinsmore and Bradshaw w/Ron Simmons defeated Doug Basham and Damaja..
  • March 12, 2003 – OVW Taping: Doug Basham, Damaja and Kanyon vs Nick Dinsmore, Bradshaw and Johnny Jeter..
  • March 19, 2003 – OVW Taping: Nick Dinsmore and Rob Conway vs Damaja and Doug Basham ended in a no contest when Conway turns on Dinsmore!!
  • April 11, 2003 – OVW Spring Breakout: Nick Dinsmore/Johnny Jeter/Chris Benoit beat Rob Conway/Damaja/Doug Basham..
  • July 16, 2003 – OVW: Rob Conway and Doug Basham vs Damaja and Nick Dinsmore went to a ended in a no contest..
  • Doug Basham and Damaja (Danny Basham) were embroiled in a bitter feud in Ohio Valley Wrestling before getting recruited by WWE!
  • World Wrestling Entertainment – The Basham Brothers:
  • May 29, 2003 – Smackdown!: The Basham Brothers debuted and defeated Rikishi and Spanky..
  • June 5, 2003 – Smackdown!: Eddie Guerrero and Tajiri defeated the Basham Brothers to retain the Tag Team titles!
  • June 12, 2003 – Smackdown!: The Basham Brothers (introduced Shaniqua) defeated Chris Benoit and Rhyno..
  • June 26, 2003 – Smackdown!: Chris Benoit and Rhyno defeated The Basham Brothers w/Shaniqua (taped for Velocity)..
  • July 3, 2003 – Smackdown!: Chris Benoit and Rhyno defeated The Basham Brothers w/Shaniqua in a tag team match..
  • July 10, 2003 – Smackdown!: Rey Mysterio and Billy Kidman beat The APA and The FBI and The Bashams (#1 Contenders Match)..
  • July 27, 2003 – Vengeance: The Basham Brothers competed in the special APA Bar Room Brawl, won by Bradshaw..
  • July 30, 2003 – OVW: The Damaja defeated Doug Basham in a “Loser Leaves OVW” match for the OVW Heavyweight title!
  • September 25, 2003 – Smackdown!: Jamie Noble and Bradshaw defeated The Basham Brothers by disqualification after Shaniqua interfered!
  • October 2, 2003 – Smackdown!: The Basham Brothers defeated the APA with help from Shaniqua..
  • October 9, 2003 – Smackdown!: The Basham Brothers and A-Train beat Chris Benoit and The APA (A-Train pinned Benoit)..
  • October 19, 2003 – No Mercy: The Basham Brothers defeated The APA with help from Shaniqua..
  • October 23, 2003 – Smackdown!: The Basham Brothers defeated Los Guerreros to win the WWE Tag Team titles!
  • October 30, 2003 – Smackdown!: Eddie Guerrero goes to the ring to give an apology, and gets attacked by the Basham Brothers!
  • November 6, 2003 – Smackdown!: Eddie Guerrero defeated The Basham Brothers (2-on-1) to secure a title shot for Los Guerreros..
  • November 13, 2003 – Smackdown!: Eddie Guerrero rushes home after he’s told his wife’s sister was in a car accident..
  • ~~~However, this was all a trick by the Basham Brothers and Shaniqua to get out of their title match with Los Guerreros..
  • ~~~The Basham Brothers defeated Chavo Guerrero in a “handicap” match instead!
  • November 16, 2003 – Survivor Series: The Basham Brothers defeated Los Guerreros to retain the Tag Team titles!
  • December 4, 2003 – Smackdown!: Rikishi and Scotty Too Hotty defeated The Basham Brothers in a non-title match..
  • December 18, 2003 – Smackdown!: The Bashams beat Los Guerreros, Rikishi and Scotty 2 Hotty & Charlie Haas and Shelton Benjamin in a 4-way to retain..
  • January 8, 2004 – Smackdown!: The Basham Brothers defeated Los Guerreros. after the match, Chavo brutally attacks Eddy!
  • January 15, 2004 – Smackdown!: Shelton Benjamin and Charlie Haas beat The Basham Brothers to gain entry into the Royal Rumble..
  • January 29, 2004 – Smackdown!: The Basham Brothers defeated Billy Kidman and Paul London to retain the Tag Team titles!
  • February 5, 2004 – Smackdown!: Rikishi and Scotty Too Hotty defeatd The Basham Brothers to win the WWE Tag Team titles!
  • February 15, 2004 – No Way Out: Rikishi and Scotty Too Hotty defeated The Basham Brothers & Shaniqua in a handicap match..
  • February 19, 2004 – Smackdown!: Kurt Angle and John Cena defeated The Basham Brothers after being forced to team by Paul Heyman..
  • March 14, 2004 – Wrestlemania XX: Rikishi and Scotty beat The APA & The Bashams & Team Angle to retain the Tag Team titles..
  • March 25, 2004 – Smackdown!: The Dudley Boyz (Bubba and DVon) defeated The Basham Brothers..
  • April 29, 2004 – Smackdown!: Charlie Haas and Rico defeated the Basham Brothers to retain the WWE Tag Team titles..
  • June 24, 2004 – Smackdown!: The Basham Brothers defeated Dennis Knight (Mideon) and David Heath (Gangrel) in a dark match..
  • August 5, 2004 – Smackdown!: Billy Kidman and Paul London defeated The Basham Brothers to retain the tag team titles..
  • World Wrestling Entertainment – The Secretaries of Defense:
  • November 25, 2004 – Smackdown!: The Basham Brothers defeated Paul London and Funaki in a match taped for Velocity..
  • ~~~Later on, The Basham Brothers joined JBL’s cabinit and helped JBL and Orlando Jordan beat Eddie Guerrero and Booker T!
  • December 2, 2004 – Smackdown!: The Secretarys of Defense defeated Eddie Guerrero and Booker T..
  • December 9, 2004 – Smackdown!: Undertaker, Eddie Guerrero and Booker T beat JBL, Orlando Jordan and The Bashams..
  • December 12, 2004 – Armageddon: The Basham Brothers defeated Hardcore Holly and Charlie Haas..
  • January 13, 2005 – SD!: The Bashams beat Rey Mysterio/RVD and Eddy/Booker and Jindrak/Reigns in a 4-WAY to win the Tag titles!
  • January 20, 2005 – Smackdown!: The Basham Brothers defeated Eddie Guerrero and Booker T by disqualification after Eddy was caught cheating..
  • February 3, 2005 – Smackdown!: The Big Show defeated The Basham Brothers in a handicap match..
  • February 10, 2005 – SD! in Japan: The Basham Brothers vs Mark Jindrak and Luther Reigns (No Contest after Undertaker appeared)..
  • February 20, 2005 – No Way Out: Eddie Guerrero and Rey Mysterio defeated The Basham Brothers to win the Tag Team titles!
  • February 24, 2005 – Smackdown!: Eddie Guerrero and Rey Mysterio defeated The Basham Brothers to retain the tag team titles..
  • March 17, 2005 – Smackdown!: John Cena, Rey Mysterio and Eddie Guerrero defeated John Layfield and The Basham Brothers..
  • March 31, 2005 – Smackdown!: Danny Basham defeated Eddie Guerrero after Rey Mysterio’s interference backfired..
  • ~~~Later on: Doug Basham defeated Rey Mysterio after Eddie Guerrero’s interference backfired — even though it looked on purpose!
  • May 12, 2005 – Smackdown!: The Basham Brothers defeated The S.A.T. (Jose and Joel Maximo) in a match taped for Velocity..
  • May 19, 2005 – SD!: John Cena defeated The Basham Brothers with JBL standing at ringside screaming “Quit Cena! Say I Quit!”..
  • June 2, 2005 – Smackdown!: The Basham Brothers defeated Teddy Hart and J.D. Michaels in a match taped for Velocity..
  • June 12, 2005 – ECW One Night Stand: The Bashams sat in the balcony as part of an anti-ECW crusade led by Eric Bischoff..
  • ~~~Bischoff’s boys were shocked when Steve Austin showed up after the main event to throw a beer bash in honor of ECW..
  • ~~~Steve Austin, surrounded by ECW, challenegd the anti-ECW crusaders sitting in the balcony to come to the right for a fight!
  • ~~~The anti-ECW crusaders came down and squared off with ECW in a huge brawl which ended with ECW standing TALL!!
  • June 16, 2005 – Smackdown!: Chris Benoit defeated Doug Basham (JBL attacked Benoit after until Undertaker made the save)..
  • ~~~Later on, The Bashams got tired of JBL calling them by the wrong names and QUIT the Cabinit for good!
  • World Wrestling Entertainment – The Bashams Reunite in ECW:
  • July 8 & 9, 2006–ECW House Shows: The Full Blooded Italians (Little Guido and Tony Mamaluke) defeated Doug and Danny Basham
  • July 18, 2006–ECW on Sci Fi: The Basham Brothers debuted as Paul Heyman’s “riot squad” (Heyman needs security since he turned heel)..
  • October 7 & 8, 2006–WWE/ECW House Show: The Riot Squad (The Basham Brothers) beat The FBI (Little Guido & Tony Mamaluke)..
  • January 18, 2007: The Bashams were released (along with a lot of others) from his World Wrestling Entertainment contract..
  • Independent Wrestling:
  • March 2, 2007–IWA Mid South: The Iron Saints (Sal and Vito Thomaselli) defeated Doug and Danny Basham..
  • March 7, 2007–OVW TV Tapings: The Basham Brothers defeated Wyatt Young & Mike Tolar in a dark match..
  • Total Nonstop Action:
  • May 10, 2007 – TNA iMPACT: Christy Hemme physically introduced Voodoo Kin Mafia to her boys, Basham & The Damaja!
  • May 13, 2007 – TNA Sacrifice: The Damaja and Basham w/Christy Hemme defeated Kip James in a Handicap match…
  • ~~~Basham & Damaja attacked The James Gang at an autograph signing and BG James was sent to the hospital..
  • May 24, 2007 – TNA iMPACT: The Damaja and Basham w/Christy Hemme defeated Kip James and Lance Hoyt (sub for BG James)..
  • May 25, 2007–IWA Mid South: Doug Basham and Damaja defeated Silas Young and Dysfunction in a 1st Round match
  • May 26, 2007–IWA Mid South: Doug Basham and Damaja defeated Axl Rotten and Mickie Knuckles in a 2nd Round match..
  • ~~~The Iron Saints (Sal and Vito Thomaselli) defeated Doug Basham and Damaja in a Semi-Final match of the Candido Cup..
  • June 14, 2007 – TNA iMPACT: The Steiners, Basham and Damaja w/Christy Hemme defeated Team 3-D and Voodoo Kin Mafia..
  • June 17, 2007 – TNA Slammiversary: Voodoo Kin Mafia (BG and Kip James) defeated Basham and The Damaja w/Christy Hemme..
  • ~~~After the match: VKM wanted to do some damage to Christy Hemme, but Lance Hoyt turned heel and gave Hemme a kiss!!