Spirit Squad

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Article: They Got Spirit, But I’m Mad As Hell

Title History

  • (WWE) World Tag Team titles (all five members recognized) defeating The Big Show & Kane (April 3, 2006);

Career Highlights

World Wrestling Entertainment – The Spirit Squad – Ohio Valley Wrestling:

  • December 17, 2005–Live Event (RAW crew): Chavo Guerrero defeated Ken Doane (trying out a male cheerleader gimmick)..
  • December 18, 2005–Live Event (RAW crew): Ken Doane (trying out a male cheerleader gimmick) defeated Danny Basham..
  • December 27, 2005–Live Event (RAW crew): Ken Doane w/Mike Mondo (Spirit Squad) defeated Val Venis..
  • January 16, 2006 – RAW: Team Spirit (Ken Doane & Mike Mondo) defeated Mike Mizanin & Chris Cage in a dark match..
  • January 18, 2006–OVW TV Tapings: Paul Burchill defeated Ken Doane w/Kenny Bolin (The Spirit Squad cheered for Ken Doan)..
  • January 23, 2006 – RAW: The Coach defeated Jerry Lawler in a Royal Rumble Qualifier with helpful distraction from the Spirit Squad..
  • ~~~The 5 Man Squad debuted with members: Ken Doane, Mike Mondo, Nick Mitchell (TE), Johnny Jeter and Nick Nemeth..
  • January 25, 2006–OVW TV Tapings: The Spirit Squad attacked CM Punk after turning down an invitation to join the Squad..
  • January 29, 2006 – Royal Rumble: The Spirit Squad did a pre-Rumble cheer and were booed wildly by the Miami fans..
  • February 1, 2006–OVW TV: Brent Albright & C.M. Punk vs The Spirit Squad ended in a No Contest (Albright attacked Punk)..
  • February 8, 2006–OVW TV Tapings: The Spirit Squad defeated C.M. Punk/Johnny Riggs/Mikey Batts/Danny Inferno/Russell Simpson..
  • February 20, 2006 – RAW: Shawn Michaels defeated The Spirit Squad (Kenny & Johnny & Mikey & Nicky) by DQ in a Handicap match..
  • ~~~By orders of Vince McMahon, The Spirit Squad attacked Shawn Michaels until Marty Jannetty made a shocking save for HBK!
  • March 4, 2006–Live Event (RAW crew): Kane & The Big Show defeated The Spirit Squad (Kenny & Nicky & Johnny & Mikey)..
  • March 8, 2006–OVW TV Tapings: Roadkill & Elijah Burke defeated The Spirit Squad (Nickey & Mikey)..
  • March 13, 2006 – RAW: The Spirit Squad beat Shawn Michaels in a Handicap Cage match when Shane McMahon interfered..
  • March 15, 2006–OVW TV Tapings: The Spirit Squad (Kenny & Mikey & Johnny) beat Roadkill & Elijah Burke & Kasey James
  • March 22, 2006–OVW TV Tapings: The Spirit Squad (Mikey & Nickey) defeated The Riggs Brothers in a dark match..
  • March 27, 2006 – RAW: The Spirit Squad (Johnny & Kenny & Mikey) defeated Val Venis & Viscera & Eugene Dinsmore..
  • March 29, 2006–OVW TV Tapings: Roadkill & Kasey James defeated The Spirit Squad (Kenny & Johnny)…
  • April 3, 2006 – RAW: The Spirit Squad (Kenny & Mikey) defeated The Big Show & Kane to win the World Tag Team titles!
  • April 17, 2006 – RAW: All 5 Members of The Spirit Squad defeated Rob Van Dam..
  • April 24, 2006 – RAW: Triple H & John Cena & Edge vs The Spirit Squad (Mikey/Kenny/Johnny/Nicky/Mitch) ended as a No Contest..
  • April 5, 2006–OVW TV Tapings: KC James & Roadkill beat Duece & Domino and Kenny & Mikey in a 3-WAY to win the Tag Team titles!
  • April 15, 2006–Ohio Valley Wrestling: The Highlanders defeated The Spirit Squad (Nick Nemeth & Ken Doane) in a Non-title match..
  • May 1, 2006 – RAW: Vince McMahon named all five members of the Spirit Squad honorary General Managers for 1 night only..
  • ~~~Mikey & Johnny & Nicky beat Goldust & Gene Snitsky & Eugene | John Cena beat Kenny Doane to retain the WWE Championship..
  • ~~~The Spirit Squad also harassed announcer Joey Styles into quitting his job and cutting a very controversial anti-WWE promo!
  • May 8, 2006 – RAW: The Spirit Squad (Kenny & Mikey & Nicky & Johnny & Mitch) defeated Shawn Michaels & John Cena..
  • May 15, 2006 – RAW: The Spirit Squad (Johnny & Nicky) defeated Goldust & Gene Snitsky to retain the Tag Team titles..
  • May 22, 2006 – RAW: The Spirit Squad defeated Shawn Michaels in a 5-on-1 Handicap match and also destroyed HBK’s knee!
  • ~~~Vince McMahon ordered Triple H to take out Shawn Michaels with a sledgehammer, but HHH instead attacked the Spirit Squad!
  • May 29, 2006 – RAW: Triple H defeated Kenny Doane in a Spirit-jack match with the Spirit Squad acting as Lumberjacks..
  • May 31, 2006–OVW TV Tapings: C.M. Punk & Tommy Dreamer defeated The Spirit Squad (Johnny Jeter & Mikey Mondo) by DQ..
  • June 5, 2006 – RAW: The Spirit Squad (Johnny & Nicky) beat Goldust & Snitsky to retain the Tag Team titles (on HEAT)..
  • ~~~Later on LIVE on RAW: The Big Show defeated Triple H by DQ when the Spirit Squad attacked The Big Show at ringside!

World Wrestling Entertainment: The Spirit Squad vs Degeneration-X:

  • June 12, 2006 – RAW: Triple H took on The Spirit Squad and was getting destroyed when Shawn Michaels returned to make the save!
  • ~~~Triple H & Shawn Michaels got rid of the Spirit Squad and then gave McMahon the “DX Crotch Chop” signalling the return of D-X!
  • June 19, 2006 – RAW: The Spirit Squad were covered with green slime by Degeneration-X Members Triple H & Shawn Michaels..
  • ~~~Later that Night: DX had their official reunion in the ring and had a little fun with five midgets dressed up as The Spirit Squad…
  • June 25, 2006 – Vengeance: DX (Shawn Michaels & Triple H) defeated The Spirit Squad (Kenny & Johnny & Mikey & Nicky & Mitch)..
  • June 26, 2006 – RAW: Triple H (as Vince) and Shawn Michaels (as Shane) performed a hilarious parody of the two McMahon men..
  • ~~~The McMahons & The Spirit Squad came out to fight HHH & HBK but ended up getting showed with “crap” falling from the ceiling..
  • July 3, 2006 – RAW: The Spirit Squad defeated Eugene & Jim Duggan & Viscera & ValVenis & Gene Snitsky..
  • July 10, 2006 – RAW: Eugene defeated Vince & Shane McMahon w/The Spirit Squad after distraction from Degeneration X..
  • July 15, 2006 – SNME: DX (Triple H & Shawn Michaels) defeated The Spirit Squad (all five members) in an Elimination match..
  • July 17, 2005 – RAW: Shawn Michaels w/Triple H defeated Shane McMahon w/Vince McMahon by DQ when the Spirit Squad interfered..
  • July 19, 2006–OVW TV Tapings: Spirit Squad members Mikey & Johnny attacked Danny Davis with multiple chair shots…
  • July 24, 2005 – RAW: The Spirit Squad (Kenny & Mikey) defeated The Highlanders (Rory & Robbie McAllistair)..
  • August 7, 2005 – RAW: The Spirit Squad (Kenny & Nicky) defeated Patrick Bentley & Adam Armor (taped for HEAT)..
  • August 11, 2006–OVW Six Flags: Danny Davis’ Team of OVW Stars defeated Mikey & Johnny & Mitch & Deuce & Domino..
  • ~~~ Danny Davis’ Old School OVW Wrestlers: Rob Conway & Doug Basham & Danny Basham & Eugene Dinsmore & Danny Davis..
  • August 14, 2005 – RAW: Jim Duggan & Eugene defeated The Spirit Squad (Mikey & Kenny) in a Non-title match..
  • August 21, 2006 – RAW: The Highlanders & Eugene & Jim Duggan beat The Spirit Squad (Kenny/Mikey/Johnny/Nicky)..
  • August 28, 2006 – RAW: The Spirit Squad (Kenny & Mikey) defeated Jim Duggan & Eugene to retain the Tag Team titles..
  • September 4, 2006 – RAW: The Spirit Squad defeated Val Venis & Gene Snitsky in a match taped for HEAT..
  • September 11, 2006 – RAW: Roddy Piper & The Highlanders defeated The Spirit Squad (Kenny & Mikey & Johnny)..
  • September 17, 2006 – Unforgiven: The Spirit Squad (Mikey & Kenny) defeated The Highlanders to retain the World Tag Team titles..
  • September 18, 2006 – RAW: Ric Flair defeated Johnny Jeter with The Spirit Squad cheering for him on the stage..
  • September 25, 2006 – RAW: Cryme Tyme (Shad Gaspard & JTG) defeated The Spirit Squad in a dark match..
  • ~~~Later on during the RAW TV Taping: Ric Flair defeated Mikey Mondo despite The Spirit Squad constantly interfering..
  • October 2, 2006 – RAW: Sgt. Slaughter defeated Nicky Nemeth (DX forced The Spirit Squad to wear girls Cheerleader outfits!)
  • October 9, 2006 – RAW: “The Nature Boy” Ric Flair w/The Flair Squad defeated “I admit it, I suck!” Mitch w/The Spirit Squad….
  • ~~~The “Flair Squad” consisted of pro-wrestling legends: “Rowdy” Roddy Piper, Ted DiBiase, IRS (Mike Rotundo) and Arn Anderson!
  • October 16, 2006 – RAW: Cryme Tyme (Shad Gaspard & JTG) defeated The Spirit Squad (Johnny & Mikey) in a Non-title match!
  • ~~~After the match, Kenny Doane got fed up with his tag team partners always losing and threw a punch and left the ring alone..
  • October 23, 2006 – RAW: Cryme Tyme (Shad Gaspard & JTG) defeated The Spirit Squad (Mikey & Johnny) in a Non-title match!
  • ~~Kenny Doane had another fit and challenged Ric Flair — Kenny Doane w/The Spirit Squad defeated Ric Flair w/The Flair Squad..
  • ~~~~This week the “Flair Squad” consisted of pro-wrestling legends: “Rowdy” Roddy Piper, Sgt. Slaughter and Dusty Rhodes!
  • November 5, 2006 – Cyber Sunday: Fans Chose Flair’s Partner: 1) Sgt. Slaughter – 2) Roddy Piper (45%) – 3) Dusty Rhodes (36%)..
  • ~~~~”The Nature Boy” Ric Flair & “Rowdy” Roddy Piper defeated The Spirit Squad (Kenny & Mikey) to win the Tag Team titles!
  • November 6, 2006 – RAW: The Spirit Squad (Kenny & Johnny) defeated Jim Duggan & Eugene in a “Losers Must Split” match..
  • November 13, 2006 – RAW: The Spirit Squad (Kenny & Johnny) defeated The Highlanders (Robbie & Rory McAllistair)..
  • November 26, 2006 – Survivor Series: The Flair Squad defeated The Spirit Squad in a Survivor Series Elimination match..
  • ~~~Ric Flair & Dusty Rhodes & Sgt. Slaughter & Ron Simmons defeated The Spirit Squad (Kenny & Mikey & Johnny & Nicky)..
  • November 27, 2006 – RAW: DX (Triple H & Shawn Michaels & Ric Flair) defeated The Spirit Squad (all five members)..
  • ~~~Backstage: HHH & HBK dumped The Spirit Squad into a travel case and shipped them back to Ohio Valley Wrestling!