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[Damaja Gallery]
Wrestler: Danny Basham (WWE)
Damaja (OVW)
Real Name: Danny Hollie
Birthday: October 3, 1979
Hometown: Seymour, Indiana
Moved to Jacksonville, Florida
Marital Status:
Height & Weight: 6'3" - 250lbs
Trained by: Danny Davis
Jim Cornette
Debut: 1999
Previous Gimmicks:
Finishing Move: Brain Damage
Favorite Moves: Bulldog
Notable Feuds: Nick Dinsmore
Rob Conway
Rikishi
Los Guerreros
Scotty Too Hotty
Eddie Guerrero
Booker T
Rob Van Dam
The Undertaker
The Big Show

  • OVW Heavyweight title (3);
  • OVW Tag team titles;
  • WWE Tag Team titles w/Doug Basham -as the Basham Brothers-;
  • WWE Tag Team titles w/Doug Basham -as the Basham Brothers- (January 13, 2005);


  • Ohio Valley Wrestling:
  • January 6, 1999: Damaja & David C. were awarded the Tag Team titles when Nick Dinsmore no-showed and Rob Conway was CO..
  • February 2, 1999: Damaja & David C. defeated Nick Dinsmore & Rob Conway..
  • June 8, 1999: Damaja defeated Nick Dinsmore for the OVW Heavyweight title..
  • April 4, 2000: Damaja defeated Flash Flanagan to recapture the OVW Heavyweight title..
  • February 6, 2002: Doug Basham & Damaja defeated Dinsmore & Conway in an "Iron Man" match to retain the Tag titles..
  • October 23, 2002 - OVW TV Taping: Damaja defeats Doug Basham to advance in the "Run for the Rumble" tourniment..
  • October 30, 2002 - OVW TV Taping: Damaja defeats Nick Dinsmore to advance in the "Run for the Rumble" tourniment..
  • October 30, 2002 - OVW TV Taping: Damaja defeats Nova to win the OVW Heavyweight title and a spot in the Royal Rumble 2003!
  • January 15, 2003 - OVW Taping: Damaja beats the crap out of Rocky Johnson, and has his Royal Rumble spot taken away from him..
  • ~~~Damaja takes a fit, trashes the place and quits Ohio Valley Wrestling -- a work btw..
  • January 29, 2003 - OVW Taping: Damaja & Jackie agree to come back to OVW but the rest of the OVW wrestlers will be sorry!
  • February 5, 2003 - OVW Taping: Damaja defeats Doug Basham by DQ to retain the OVW Heavyweight title..
  • February 19, 2003 - OVW Taping: Nick Dinsmore defeats Damaja & Doug Basham in a triple threat to win the OVW Heavyweight title!
  • March 8, 2003 - OVW Show: Nick Dinsmore & Bradshaw w/Ron Simmons b Doug Basham & Damaja..
  • March 12, 2003 - OVW Taping: Doug Basham/Damaja/Kanyon vs Nick Dinsmore/Bradshaw/Johnny Jeter..
  • March 19, 2003 - OVW: Nick Dinsmore/Rob Conway NO CONTEST Damaja/Doug Basham when Conway turned on Dinsmore!!
  • April 11, 2003 - OVW Spring Breakout: Nick Dinsmore/Johnny Jeter/Chris Benoit beat Rob Conway/Damaja/Doug Basham..

    World Wrestling Entertainment - The Basham Brothers:
  • May 29, 2003 - Smackdown!: The Basham Brothers (Danny & Doug) debut on Smackdown! and defeat the team of Rikishi & Spanky..
  • June 5, 2003 - Smackdown!: Eddie Guerrero & Tajiri defeat The Basham Brothers to retain the tag team titles..
  • June 12, 2003 - Smackdown!: The Basham Brothers (with new valet Chiniqua) defeated Chris Benoit & Rhyno..
  • July 16, 2003 - OVW: Rob Conway & Doug Basham vs Damaja & Nick Dinsmore went to a NO CONTEST..
  • ~~~WWE/OVW have lost their minds, because Basham & Damaja are a tag team in WWE, and Dinsmore & Conway are teaming now..
  • 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 & Bradshaw defeated The Basham Brothers by DQ after Shanique interfered!
  • 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!
  • November 6, 2003 - Smackdown!: Eddie Guerrero defeated The Basham Brothers (2-on-1) to secure a title shot for Los Guerreros..
  • November 16, 2003 - Survivor Series: The Basham Brothers defeated Los Guerreros to retain the Tag Team titles!
  • December 4, 2003 - Smackdown!: Rikishi & Scotty Too Hotty defeated The Basham Brothers in a non-title match..
  • February 5, 2004 - Smackdown!: Rikishi & Scotty Too Hotty defeatd The Basham Brothers to win the WWE Tag Team titles!
  • February 15, 2004 - No Way Out: Rikishi & Scotty Too Hotty defeated The Basham Brothers & Shaniqua in a handicap match..
  • March 14, 2004 - Wrestlemania XX: Rikishi & Scotty beat The APA, The Bashams & Haas/Benjamin to retain the WWE Tag Team titles..
  • April 8, 2004 - Smackdown!: John Cena defeated Danny Basham after the switcheroo backfired..
  • May 27, 2004 - SD!: Eddie Guerrero vs Danny Basham didn't get started because Kurt Angle cancelled the match..
  • August 5, 2004 - Smackdown!: Billy Kidman & 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 & Funaki in a match taped for Velocity..
  • ~~~Later on, The Basham Brothers joined JBL's cabinit and helped JBL & Orlando Jordan beat Eddie Guerrero & Booker T!
  • December 2, 2004 - Smackdown!: The Secretarys of Defence defeated Eddie Guerrero & Booker T..
  • December 9, 2004 - Smackdown!: Undertaker & Eddie Guerrero & Booker T beat JBL & Orlando Jordan & The Bashams..
  • December 12, 2004 - Armageddon: The Basham Brothers defeated Hardcore Holly & Charlie Haas..
  • January 13, 2005 - SD!: The Bashams beat Rey Mysterio/RVD and Eddie/Booker and Jindrak/Reigns in a 4-WAY to win the Tag titles!
  • 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 & Luther Reigns (No Contest after Undertaker appeared)..
  • February 20, 2005 - No Way Out: Eddie Guerrero & Rey Mysterio defeated The Basham Brothers to win the Tag Team titles!
  • February 24, 2005 - Smackdown!: Eddie Guerrero & Rey Mysterio defeated The Basham Brothers to retain the Tag Team titles..
  • March 17, 2005 - Smackdown!: John Cena & Rey Mysterio & Eddie Guerrero defeated John Layfield & The Basham Brothers..
  • March 31, 2005 - Smackdown!: Danny Basham defeated Eddie Guerrero after Rey Mysterio's interference backfired..
  • April 14, 2005 - Smackdown!: The Big Show & Booker T defeated Orlando Jordan & The Bashams Brothers..
  • 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 & J.D. Michaels in a match taped for Velocity..
  • June 9, 2005 - Smackdown!: Danny Basham defeated Nunzio after pulling a switcheroo with Doug Basham..
  • 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!
  • June 30, 2005: Danny Basham was traded to RAW, thus breaking up the Bashams and leaving his tag team partner on SD!..

    World Wrestling Entertainment - The Damaja:
  • August 8, 2005 - RAW: The Damaja (Danny Basham) defeated Chris Cage in a dark match..
  • August 22, 2005 - RAW: The Damaja defeated a local jobber in a dark match..
  • September 5, 2005 - RAW: Danny Basham defeated Nigel McGuinness in a match taped for HEAT..

    World Wrestling Entertainment - The Bashams Reunite in ECW:
  • July 8 & 9, 2006--ECW House Shows: The Full Blooded Italians (Little Guido & Tony Mamaluke) defeated Doug & 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)..
  • 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..
  • October 7 & 8, 2006--WWE/ECW House Show: The Riot Squad (The Basham Brothers) beat The FBI (Little Guido & Tony Mamaluke)..
  • November 15, 2006--OVW TV Tapings: Danny Basham was introduced as the new "Troubleshooter" authority figure for OVW..
  • January 18, 2007: Doug Basham was released (along with a lot of others) from his World Wrestling Entertainment contract..