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ALL ASIAN TAG TEAM TITLE HISTORY

April 26, 1976--Present

From Wrestling Title Histories
by Royal Duncan and Gary Will
with additional information from Brian Westcott and Hisaharu Tanabe

1.Tiger Jokinder and King Kong Czaya
11/16/55-Tokyo
Defeat Rikidozan and Harold Sakata in 5-team tournament final; title vacant.

2.Dan Miller and Frank Valois
06/02/60-Osaka
Defeat Rikidozan and Michiaki Yoshimura.

3.Rikidozan and Toyonobori
06/07/60-Nagoya

4.Luther Lindsay and Ricky Waldo
02/03/62-Tokyo

5.Rikidozan and Toyonobori [2]
02/15/62-Tokyo

6.Mike Sharpe and Buddy Austin
06/04/62-Osaka

7.Rikidozan and Toyonobori [3]
07/01/62-Toyonaka

Title Vacant
01/63
Title vacated when Toyonobori injured.

8.Rikidozan and Toyonobori [4]
05/06/63-Sapporo, JAPAN
Defeat Killer Kowalski and Fred Atkins

Title Vacant
12/15/63
Rikidozan dies from stab wounds suffered on 12/08/63 in Tokyo.

9.Toyonobori and Michiaki Yoshimura
02/20/64-Nagoya, JAPAN
Defeat Prince Curtis Iaukea and Don Manoukian.

10.Gene Kiniski and Caripus Hurricane (Ciclon Negro)
05/14/64-Yokohama, JAPAN

11.Toyonobori and Giant Baba
05/29/64-Sapporo

12.The Destroyer and Billy Red Lyons
06/03/65-Sapporo, JAPAN

13.Toyonobori and Giant Baba [2]
07/15/65-Shizuoka, JAPAN

Title Vacant
01/05/66
Toyonobori takes a leave of absence
Toyonobori is officially expelled from JWA on 03/21/66

14.Killer Karl Kox and Joe Carrolo
05/26/66-Sendai, JAPAN
Defeat Michiaki Yoshimura and Giant Baba.

15.Michiaki Yoshimura and Hiro Matsuda
05/28/66-Sapporo, JAPAN

16.Killer Karl Kox and Eddie Graham
06/27/66-Nagoya, JAPAN

17.Michiaki Yoshimura and Giant Baba
07/01/66-Hiroshima, JAPAN
Baba vacates the title 0n 66/11/05 after winning NWA International Heavyweight Title.

18.Michiaki Yoshimura and Kintaro Ohki (KIM Il)
12/03/66-Tokyo, JAPAN
Defeat Eddie Morea and Tarzan Zorro; vacant in 04/67 when Ohki injured in auto accident.

19.Michiaki Yoshimura and Antonio Inoki
05/26/67-Sapporo, JAPAN
Defeat Waldo Von Erich and Ike Eakins
Inoki vacates the title on 10/31/67 after winning NWA International Tag Team title with Giant Baba.

20.Michiaki Yoshimura and Kintaro Ohki [2]
01/06/68-Osaka, JAPAN
Defeat Bill Miller and Rick Hunter.

21.Skull Murphy and Klondike Bill
07/08/68-Tokyo, JAPAN

23.Michiaki Yoshimura and Kintaro Ohki [3]
07/30/68-Sapporo, JAPAN
Yoshimura vacates the title on 12/07/68 or 01/21/69 when Yoshimura leaves for the U.S

24.Kintaro Ohki and Antonio Inoki [2]
02/03/69-Sapporo, JAPAN
Defeat Buster Royd and Tom Jones

Title Vacant
07/03/69
Ohki vacates the title to concentrate on defending Asian Heavyweight Title.

25.Michiaki Yoshimura and Antonio Inoki [3]
08/09/69-Nagoya, JAPAN
Defeat Crusher Lisowski and Al Mahilik; help-up on 10/10/69 after a match against Buddy Austin and Mr. Atomic in Yamagata.

26.Michiaki Yoshimura and Antonio Inoki [4]
10/30/69-Gifu, JAPAN
Defeat Buddy Austin and Mr. Atomic in rematch

Title Vacant
12/72
Inoki expelled from JWA

27.Michiaki Yoshimura and Seiji Sakaguchi
12/12/72-Tokyo, JAPAN

Title Vacant
01/30/73
Yoshimura announces retirement.

28.Great Kojika and Gentetsu Matsuoka
03/03/73-Osaka, JAPAN
Defeat Kurt Von Steiger and Killer Karl Krupp; vacant when JWA closes on 73/04/20.

29.Great Kojika and Motoshi Okuma
03/26/76-Seoul, SOUTH KOREA
Defeat Korean representatives

30.Jerry Oates and Ted Oates
10/02/76-Tokyo, JAPAN

31.Akihisa Takachiho and Samson Kutsuwada
10/21/76-Gifu, JAPAN

32.Great Kojika and Motoshi Okuma [2]
06/16/77-Tokyo, JAPAN

33.Mighty Inoue and Animal Hamaguchi
11/06/77-Tokyo, JAPAN

34.Great Kojika and Motoshi Okuma [3]
02/22/78-Gifu, JAPAN

TITLE VACANT
Kojima and Okuma do not defend title for 3 months.

35.Great Kojika and Motoshi Okuma [4]
05/31/79-Noshiro, JAPAN
Defeat Kiwis: Butch Miller and Sweet William (Luke Williams)

36.Kevin Von Erich and David Von Erich
05/23/81-Tokyo, JAPAN
1st fall 16:21(VonErich), 2nd fall 3:23(Okuma), 3rd fall 2:22(VonErich)

37.Takashi Ishikawa and Akio Sato
06/11/81-Tokyo

TITLE VACANT
01/83
Sato injured

38.Ashura Hara and Mighty Inoue
02/23/83-Takaishi, JAPAN
Defeat Great Kojika and Motoshi Okuma
Inoue vacates in 02/84 to concentrate on junior heavyweight title.

39.Ashura Hara and Takashi Ishikawa
02/16/84-Nagasaki, JAPAN
Defeat Jerry Morrow and Thomas Ivey
Hara vacates title in 10/84.

40.Takashi Ishikawa and Akio Sato [2]
04/15/85-Nagasaki, JAPAN
Defeat Animal Hamaguchi and Masanobu Kurisu

41.Isamu Teranishi and Animal Hamaguchi
07/18/85-Tokyo, JAPAN

42.Isamu Teranishi and Norio Honaga
?/85
Hamaguchi injured and replaced by Honaga.

43.Takashi Ishikawa and Mighty Inoue
10/31/85-Tokyo, JAPAN

44.Ashura Hara and Super Strong Machine
10/30/86-Aomori, JAPAN

TITLE VACANT
?/87
Machine jumps to New Japan.

45.Takashi Ishikawa and Mighty Inoue [2]
07/30/87-Tokyo, JAPAN
Defeat Isamu Teranishi and Masanobu Kurisu

46.Footloose (Toshiaki Kawada and Hiromichi "Samson" Fuyuki)
03/09/88 Yokohama, JAPAN
17:41

47.Shunji Takano and Shinichi Nakano
09/09/88-Chiba, JAPAN
15:42

48.Footloose [2]
09/15/88-Tokyo, JAPAN
19:11

49.Can-Am Express: Dan Kroffat and Doug Furnas
06/05/89-Tokyo
19:35

22.Footloose [3]
10/20/89 Nagoya, JAPAN
16:38

50.Can-Am Express [2]
03/06/90-Tokyo, JAPAN
14:56

51.Kenta Kobashi and Tiger Mask (Mitsuharu Misawa)
04/09/90-Okayama, JAPAN
21:24
Tiger Mask vacates the title on 05/15/90 for singles matches.

52.Shinichi Nakano and Akira Taue
06/05/90-Chiba, JAPAN
17:49
Defeat Davey Boy Smith and Johnny Smith

TITLE VACANT
06/19/90
Nakano jumps to SWS.

53.Kenta Kobashi and Johnny Ace
09/07/90-Fukui
15:24
Defeat Fantastics (Tommy Rogers and Bobby Fulton)

54.British Bulldogs (Dynamite Kid and Johnny Smith)
04/06/91-Osaka
18:06
Defeat Kenta Kobashi and Tsuyoshi Kikuchi

55.Can-Am Express [3]
04/20/91-Tokyo, JAPAN
12:16

56.Kenta Kobashi and Johnny Ace [2]
07/08/91-Tokyo
19:44

57.Joel Deaton and Billy Black
07/18/91-Tokyo
20:31

58.Can-Am Express [4]
07/26/91-Matsudo, JAPAN

59.Kenta Kobashi and Tsuyoshi Kikuchi
05/25/92-Miyagi, JAPAN
11:21

60.The Patriot (Del Wilkes) and The Eagle (Jackie Fulton)
06/02/93-Koyama, JAPAN
23:02

62.Can-Am Express [5]
09/09/93-Omiya, JAPAN

TITLE VACANT
12/04/94

63.Jun Akiyama and Takao Omori
01/29/95-Tokyo, JAPAN
Win tournament.

64.Johnny Smith and Wolf Hawkfield
01/09/98-Kagoshima
24:33

65.Tamon Honda and Jun Izumida
10/06/98-Niigata, JAPAN
23:11

66.Hayabusa and Jinsei Shinzaki
02/13/99-Tokyo, JAPAN
23:17

67.Takao Omori and Yoshihiro Takayama
06/04/99-Sapporo, JAPAN
00:27:11

Title Vacant
08/25/99-Hiroshima
Misawa and Yoshinari Ogawa won the World and Asian Tag Team titles, defeating Ohmori and Takayama on Aug. 25th in Hiroshima.
At this point, Misawa held ALL titles of All Japan except the World Junior Heavyweight Title. However, Misawa vacated the Asian Tag Team title after the match to give the chance to other wrestlers.

68.Tamon Honda and Masao Inoue
10/25/99-Nagaoka, JAPAN
Defeated Johnny Smith and Maunakea Mossman in the deciding match of a round-robin tournament.

Title Vacant
06/2000
Honda and Inoue leave the promotion

69.Masahito Kakihara and Mitsuya Nagai
06/08/2001-Tokyo, JAPAN
Defeated Yuuji Nagata and Shin'ya Makabe to win the vacant title.

Titles Vacant
Kakihara vacates in August 2001 due to a knee injury.

70.Arashi and Koki Kitahara
09/08/2001-Tokyo
Defeated Nobutaka Araya and Shigeo Okumura for vacant title.

Titles Vacant
01/14/2002

71.Nobutaka Araya and Arashi
04/13/2002-Tokyo, JAPAN (Nihon Budokan)
Defeat Mitsuya Nagai and Shigeo Okumura to win vacant titles.
23:37

TITLE VACANT
06/20/2003
Arashi and Nobutaka Araya vacate the titles due to Arashi winning the All Japan World Tag Team Title with Keiji Muto on 06/08/2003 in Yokohama, JAPAN.

72.Kohei Sato and Hirotaka Yokoi
07/19/2003 Tokyo, JAPAN (Nihon Budokan)
Defeated Tomoaki Honma and Kazushi Miyamoto in a tournament final to win vacant title.
09:48

73.Tetsuhiro Kuroda and Kintaro Kanemura
10/10/2003-Tokyo, JAPAN (Tokyo Korakuen Hall)
14:28
Zero-One card

74.Tetsuhiro Kuroda and Mr. Gannosuke
12/25/2003-Tokyo, JAPAN (Tokyo Korakuen Hall)
Defeat Tengukeiser and Jun Kasai for the vacant title.

75.Great Kosuke (Satoshi Kojima) and Shiryu (Kaz Hayashi)
01/02/2004-Tokyo, JAPAN (Tokyo Korakuen Hall)
18:08

76.Genichiro Tenryu and Masa Fuchi
05/22/2004-Tokyo, JAPAN (Tokyo Korakuen Hall)
21:43

77.Mitsuya Nagai and Masayuki Naruse
11/03/2004-Tokyo, JAPAN (Ryogoku Kokugikan)
19:28

78.Bull Buchanan and Rico (Constantino)
02/02/2005-Tokyo, JAPAN (Tokyo Korakuen Hall)
24:28

80.Kensuke Sasaki and Katsuhiko Nakajima
07/26/2005-Tokyo (Yoyogi National Stadium Gym II)

Title Vacant
10/29/2006
Kensuke Sasaki and Katsuhiko Nakajima vacate the title due to Sasaki's eye injury which he suffered earlier this year.

81.Minoru Suzuki and NOSAWA Ronagi
01/03/2009-Tokyo
Defeated Osamu Nishimura and Masanobu Fuchi to win the vacant titles in a tournament final

82.Akebono and Ryota Hama
09/23/2009-Tokyo (Tokyo Korakuen Hall)
20:45

83.TARU and Big Daddy Voodoo (Nelson Frazier)
04/29/2010-Tokyo

84.Manabu Soya and Seiya Sanada
08/29/2010-Tokyo (Ryogoku Kokugikan)
22:40

85.Daisuke Sekimoto and Yuji Okabayashi
03/21/2011-Tokyo

86.Manabu Soya and Seiya Sanada [2]
06/19/2011-Tokyo (Ryogoku Kokugikan)
22:21

87.Daisuke Sekimoto and Yuji Okabayashi [2]
10/23/2011-Tokyo

88.Akebono and Ryota Hama [2]
07/01/2012-Tokyo

Title Vacant
09/04/2012
Due to Akebono's illness.

89.Koji Kanemoto and Minoru Tanaka
10/21/2012-Nagoya, Aichi, JAPAN (Nagoya International Conference Hall)
15:11

90.Hiroshi Yamato and Hikaru Sato
01/26/2013-Tokyo

91.Minoru Tanaka and Koji Kanemoto [2]
02/102013-Fukuoka

92.Kotaro Suzuki and Atsushi Aoki
04/25/2013-Nagoya

93.Jun Akiyama and Yoshinobu Kanemaru
01/26/201-Kobe, Hyogo, JAPAN (Kobe Sambo Hall)
23:12

93.Keisuke Ishii and Shigehiro Irie
04/29/2014-Tokyo (Korakuen Hall)
11:41

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