Breaking News: WWE Fires Basham & Mamaluke

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Written: January 18, 2007

World Wrestling Entertainment has come to terms on the release of the following talent. WWE wishes them all the best in their future endeavors.


Tony Mamaluke
Extremist Tony Mamaluke earned his greatest achievements in the original ECW, capturing the ECW World Tag Team Championship. Alongside his fellow Paesan Little Guido and ECW Diva Trinity, Mamaluke competed with new breed Extremists as a member of the Full Blooded Italians.

Doug Basham
As two-time WWE Tag Team Champions, the Bashams were at one-time regular competitors in SmackDown s Tag Team division. An appearance at WrestleMania XX, and an extensive role as part of JBL s Cabinet remain as highlights of this veteran tag team s career.

–This news comes in addition to the earlier released reported today of Gangrel and Gymini. For a full list of today's WWE releases, including two more names not listed here – click below.