JWA - JAPAN WRESTLING ASSOCIATION

INTERNATIONAL TAG TEAM TITLE HISTORY

November 5, 1966--May 2, 1973

From Wrestling Title Histories
by Royal Duncan & Gary Will
with additional information from Brian Westcott

1.Giant Baba & Michiaki Yoshimura
11/05/66-Tokyo

2.Bill Watts & Tarzan Tyler
10/06/67-Fukushima

3.Giant Baba & Antonio Inoki
10/31/67-Osaka

TITLE VACANT
Inoki no-shows defense against Crusher & Bill Miller,
01/08/68 in Hiroshima.

4.Giant Baba & Antonio Inoki [2]
02/03/68-Tokyo

5.Wilbur Snyder & Danny Hodge
01/09/69-Hiroshima

6.Giant Baba & Antonio Inoki [3]
02/04/69-Sapporo

7.Crusher Lisowski & Dick the Bruiser 08/11/69-Sapporo

8.Giant Baba & Antonio Inoki [4]
08/13/69-Osaka

9.Dory Funk, Jr. & Terry Funk
12/07/71-Sapporo
Inoki is expelled from the JWA the following week, forms New Japan Pro Wrestling.

10.Giant Baba & Seiji Sakaguchi
05/19/72 Los Angeles, CA

TITLE VACANT
10/72
Baba forms All Japan Pro Wrestling, which holds its first card on 10/21/72.

11.Kintaro Oki & Seiji Sakaguchi
12/02/72-Tokyo
Defeat Gene Kiniski & Bobo Brazil

12.Johnny Valentine & Killer Karl Krupp
02/22/73-Osaka

13.Kintaro Oki & Umanosuke Ueda
03/06/73 Nagoya

14.Killer Karl Krupp & Fritz Von Erich
04/18/73-Yaizu

15.Killer Karl Krupp & Karl Von Steiger
04/73
Von Erich gives up his share of the title.

16.Dory Funk, Jr. & Terry Funk [2]
05/26/73-Amarillo, TX
Affiliation changes to All Japan.

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