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AWA - AMERICAN WRESTLING ASSOCIATION

AWA SOUTHERN TAG TEAM TITLE HISTORY

? 1945--December, 1987

From Wrestling Title Histories
by Royal Duncan & Gary Will

1.Jack Purdin and Garza Lozano
11/45

2.Mike Chacoma and Red Roberts
06/29/48-Nashville, TN
Defeated Herb Welch and Roy Welch.

3.Herb Welch and Tex Riley
11/23/48-Nashville, TN

4.Herb Welch and Roy Welch

5.John Smith and Al Smith
?/53

6.Jackie Fargo and Don Fargo
?/59

7.Tex Riley and Len Rossi
?/59

8.Corsica Joe and Corsica Jean
01/60

8.Don Fields and Bobby Fields
02/22/60-Memphis, TN

10.Mephwasto and Dante
07/61

11.Tex Riley and Len Rossi [2]
08/22/61-Nashville, TN

12.Mephwasto and Dante [2]
09/05/61-Nashville, TN

13.Tex Riley and Len Rossi [3]
09/16/61-Chattanooga, TN

14.Mephwasto and Dante [3]
09/23/61-Chattanooga, TN

15.Jackie Fargo and Lester Welch
10/17/61-Nashville, TN

16.Mephwasto and Dante [4]
11/28/61-Nashville, TN

17.Jackie Fargo and Lester Welch [2]
02/12/62-Memphis, TN

18.Mephwasto and Dante [5]
03/10/62-Chattanooga, TN

19.Don Fields and Luke Fields (Bobby Fields)
07/09/62-Memphis, TN

20.Medics (Tony Gonzales and Donald Lortie)
08/27/62-Memphis, TN

21.Lester Welch and Buddy Fuller
10/15/62-Memphis, TN

22.Medics [2]
10/22/62-Memphis, TN

23.Jackie Fargo and Tex Riley
11/13/62-Nashville, TN

24.Medics [3]
11/27/62-Nashville, TN

25.Eric Pomeroy (Stan Pulaski) Ray Andrews
12/03/62-Memphis, TN

26.Medics [4]
01/21/63-Memphis, TN

27.Don Fields and Luke Fields [2]
02/05/63-Nashville, TN

28.Medics [5]
02/20/63-Nashville, TN

29.Gino Calza and Tony Calza
04/09/63-Nashville, TN

31.Karl Von Stroheim and Skull Von Stroheim
05/13/63-Memphis, TN

32.Jackie Fargo and Mario Milano
11/05/63-Nashville, TN
Vacated in 64/02 when Fargo injured.

33.Tojo Yamamoto and Alex Perez
02/03/64-Memphis, TN

34.Jackie Fargo and Mased Rebel (Sonny Fargo)
03/17/64-Nashville, TN

35.Tojo Yamamoto and Alex Perez [2]
03/31/64-Nashville, TN

36.Jackie Fargo and Don Fargo [2]
05/26/64-Nashville, TN

37.Tojo Yamamoto and Alex Perez [3]
06/09/64-Nashville, TN

38.Len Rossi and Mario Milano
06/23/64-Nashville, TN

39.Corsica Joe and Corsica Jean [2]
09/64-Bowling Green, KY


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40.Tojo Yamamoto and Mitsu Hirai
12/64-Bowling Green, KY

41.Mike Clancy and Frankie Cain
07/13/65-Nashville, TN

42.Tojo Yamamoto and Alex Perez [4]
07/27/65-Nashville, TN

43.Jackie Fargo and Len Rossi
09/10/65-Jonesboro, AK

44.Tojo Yamamoto and Tor Kamata
10/02/65-Nashville, TN

45.Jackie Fargo and Len Rossi [2]
10/19/65-Nashville, TN

46.Mysterious Medics
?/65
Tournament ordered in December 1965 after a controversial match against Hiro Matsuda and Kanji Inoki (Antonio Inoki).

47.Len Rossi and Mario Milano [2]
01/11/66-Nashville, TN
Win 3-team tournament over Mysterious Medics and Hiro Matsuda and Kanji Inoki.

48.Tojo Yamamoto and Alex Perez [5]
02/09/66-Nashville, TN

49.Len Rossi and Mario Milano [3]
02/15/66-Nashville, TN

50.Tojo Yamamoto and Great Higami
06/21/66-Birmingham, AL

51.Len Rossi and Mario Milano [4]
07/66

52.Blue Infernos
10/28/66-Nashville, TN

53.Chin Lee and Corsica Joe
11/66-Birmingham, AL

54.Joe Sky and Bill Sky
?/67

55.Yamaha Brothers (Kotetsu Yamamoto and Kantaro Hoshino)
?/67

56.Don Carson and The Red Shadow
07/68

57.Lester Welch and Buddy Fuller [2]
09/24/68-Birmingham, AL

58.Mighty Yankees (Eddie Sullivan and Frank Morrell)
02/69

59.Joe Sky and Bill Sky [2]
02/27/69-Lexington, KY

60.Mighty Yankees [2] 69/03

61.Ken Lucas and Johnny Walker 69/03/13-Chattanooga, TN

62.Terry Garvin and Ron Garvin
?/71

63.Dennwas Hall and Johnny Walker
?/71

64.Al Greene and Don Greene
?/71

65.Tojo Yamamoto and Jerry Jarrett 71/05/31-Memphis, TN

66.Kurt Von Baruner and Karl Von Baruner 71/07

67.Dennwas Hall and Stan Frazier
?/71

68.The Interns
?/71

69.Len Rossi and Bearcat Brown
?/71

70.Sputnik Monroe and Norvell Austin 72/05

71.Kurt Von Baruner and Karl Von Baruner [2] 72/06

72.The Interns [2]
?/72

73.Jackie Fargo and Roughhouse Fargo [2]
?/72


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74.The Interns [3]
?/72

75.Jerry Lawler and Bill Dundee
10/11/87-Memphis, TN (Mid-South Coliseum)
17:33

76.Len Rossi and Kevin Sullivan
?/72

77.Jerry Jarrett and Tojo Yamamoto
01/73

78.Bounty Hunters (David Novak and Jerry Novak)
02/13/73-Chattanooga, TN

79.Jackie Fargo and Jerry Jarrett
02/20/73-Chattanooga, TN

80.Jerry Lawler and Jim White
73

81.Tojo Yamamoto and Sonny Fargo
04/09/73

82.Jerry Lawler and Jim White [2]
73

83.Tommy Gilbert and Eddie Marlin
05/73

84.Terry Garvin and Ron Garvin [2]
10/09/73-Memphis, TN

85.Tommy Gilbert and Eddie Marlin [2]
?/73

86.The Masked Yankees
?/73

87.Tommy Gilbert and Eddie Marlin [3]
?/73

88.Infernos (Ron Gibson and Stan Pulaski)
04/74

89.Bobby Mayne and Charlie Fulton
06/74

90.Phil Hickerson and Al Greene
09/74

91.Tojo Yamamoto and Eddie Marlin
?/75

92.Bill Dundee and George Barnes
03/10/75-Memphis, TN

93.The Interns [4]
11/75

94.Tommy Gilbert and Bearcat Brown
02/76

95.Bill Dundee and Big Bad John
?/76

96.Jerry Lawler and Playboy Frazier
04/76

97.Bill Dundee and Big Bad John [2]
76

98.Chief Thundercloud and Little Bear

99."Dirty" Dutch Mantell and David Shults
?/76

100.Dennwas Conrey and Phil Hickerson
08/76

101.Dennwas Condrey and Phil Hickerson

102.Bill Dundee and Tojo Yamamoto

103.Danny Little Bear and Chief Thundercloud
11/76

104.Dennwas Conrey and Phil Hickerson [2]
03/77

105.Bob Ellwas and Jim Garvin
07/77

106.Hollywood Blonds (Jerry Brown and Buddy Roberts)
?/77

107.Norvell Austin and Pat Barrett
?/77

108.The Samoans (Afa and Sika)
?/77

109.Dennwas Conrey and Phil Hickerson [3]
11/28/77-Memphis, TN

110.Norvell Austin and Bill Dundee
12/05/77-Memphis, TN

111.Dennwas Conrey and Phil Hickerson [4]
02/78

112.Jerry Lawler and Bill Dundee
?/78

113.Jos LeDuc and Jean Louie
05/78

114.Jerry Lawler and Bill Dundee [2]
?/78

115.Dennwas Conrey and Phil Hickerson [5]
12/18/78-Memphis, TN
Vacated in 79/01.

116.Robert Fuller and Toru Tanaka
01/22/79-Memphis, TN
Fuller defeats Dennwas Condrey and Don Carson in tournament final after Tanaka leaves the ring during the match.

117.Dennwas Condrey and Don Carson
02/79
Win by forfeit after Fuller and Tanaka split up.

118.Bill Dundee and Robert Gibson
02/26/79-Memphis, TN

119.The Assassins
04/23/79-Memphis, TN

120. Bill Dundee and Robert Fuller
05/07/79-Memphis, TN

121.Toru Tanaka and Mr. Fuji
05/14/79-Memphis, TN

122.Jerry Lawler and Bill Dundee [3]
06/04/79-Memphis, TN

123.Blond Bombers (Larry Latham and Wayne Farrwas)
?/79

124.Rick Gibson and Robert Gibson
?/79

125.Blond Bombers [2]
08/79

126.Steve Regal and Hector Guerrero
11/19/79-Memphis, TN

127.The Assassins [2]
09/12/79-Memphis, TN

128.Rick Gibson and Robert Gibson [2]
01/01/80-Memphis, TN

129.The Assassins [3]
01/07/80-Memphis, TN

130.Billy Robinson and Ken Lucas
02/18/80-Memphis, TN

131.The Assassins [4]
02/25/80-Memphis, TN

132.Billy Robinson and Ken Lucas [2]
03/06/80-Lexington, KY

133.Paul Ellering and Sheik Ali Hassan
03/11/80-Louisville, KY

134.Billy Robinson and Ken Lucas [3]
04/80

135.Dennwas Condrey and David Shults
04/80

136.Rocky Johnson and Jimmy Valiant
05/12/80-Memphis, TN

137.Skull Murphy and Gypsy Joe
05/25/80-Memphis, TN

138.Jackie Fargo and Randy Fargo
06/80
Vacated on 06/18/80 when Jackie Fargo retired.

139.Ken Lucas and Ricky Morton
06/80


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139.Killer Karl Krupp and El Mongol
07/28/80-Memphis, TN

140.Tommy Gilbert and Eddie Gilbert
08/25/80-Louisville, KY

141.Sonny King and The Angel (Frank Morrell)
09/15/80-Memphis, TN

142.Larry Latham and Bill Irwin
10/27/80

143.Ken Lucas and Ricky Morton
11/03/80

144.Guy Mitchell and Roger Kirby
11/24/80

145.Bill Dundee and Tommy Rich
12/22/80

146.Bounty Hunters
02/02/81

147.Bill Dundee and Tommy Rich
02/15/81

148.Tojo Yamamoto and Wayne Farrwas
?/81

149.Jerry Lawler and Bill Dundee [4]
?/81

150.Masa Fuchi and Mr. Onita (Atsushi Onita)
03/23/81-Memphis, TN

151.Ricky Morton and Eddie Gilbert
?/81

152.Masa Fuchi and Mr. Onita (Atsushi Onita) 81-Tupelo, MS

153.Bill Dundee and Dream Machine 81-Memphis, TN

154.The Nightmare and Speed
?/81

155.Rick Gibson and Robert Gibson [2]
?/81

156.Stane Lane and Sweet Brown Sugar (Koko Ware)
09/81
Defeated Rick Gibson.

157.Steve Keirn and Bill Dundee
12/81

158.Midnight Express (Condrey, Rose, and Norvell Austin)
?/82
Austin defeated Kerin by DQ
stripped after controversial win.

159.Bobby Eaton and Sweet Brown Sugar
?/82
Win tournament.

160.Steve Keirn and Bill Dundee [2]
?/82

161.Midnight Express [2]
05/82

162.Stan Lane and Ron Bass
07/82
Defeated Condrey and Austin.

163.Dream Machine and Jim Mitchell
08/09/82-Memphis, TN

164.Bobby Eaton and Sweet Brown Sugar [2]
?/82

165.The Fabulous Ones (Steve Keirn and Stan Lane)
11/02/82 Louwasville, KY

166.Bobby Eaton and Duke Myers
12/82

167.The Fabulous Ones [2]
01/83

168.The Sheepherders (Jonathan Boyd and Luke Williams)
01/30/83-Memphis, TN

169.The Fabulous Ones [3]
02/06/83-Memphis, TN

170.The Sheepherders [2]
02/07/83 Louwasville, KY

171.The Fabulous Ones [4]
02/13/83-Memphis, TN

172.Moondogs (Rex and Spot)
04/04/83-Memphis, TN

173.The Fabulous Ones [5]
04/25/83

174.Bobby Eaton and Duke Myers [2]
05/16/83-Memphis, TN

175.The Fabulous Ones [6]
06/83

176.Grapplers (Len Denton and Tony Anthony)
08/01/83-Memphis, TN

177."Dirty" Dutch Mantell and Koko Ware
09/83

178.Bruwaser Brothers (Porkchop Cash and Troy Graham)
10/03/83

179.Rock 'n' Roll Express (Robert Gibson and Ricky Morton)
11/07/83-Memphis, TN

180.Bruwaser Brothers [2]
11/14/83-Memphis, TN

181.The Fabulous Ones [7]
11/29/83-Memphis, TN

182.Zambuie Express (Kareem Muhammad and Elijah Akeem)
01/84
Won by forfeit
Vacated when title changed by forfeit was not allowed.

183.Zambuie Express (Kareem Muhammad and Elijah Akeem)
01/31/84-Memphis, TN
Defeated Norvell Austin and Sweet Brown Sugar in 13-team tournament final.

184.Pretty Young Things(Norvell Austin and Sweet Brown Sugar)
02/06/84-Memphis, TN

185.Zambuie Express [2]
02/14/84-Memphis, TN

186.Jerry Lawler and Jos LeDuc
03/12/84-Memphis, TN
Vacated on 03/19/84 when LeDuc and Jimmy Hart abandoned Lawler in a 6-man tag match.

187.Tommy Rich and Eddie Gilbert
03/26/84-Memphis, TN
Defeated Pretty Young Things.

188.Phil Hickerson and The Spoiler (Frank Morrell)
06/18/84-Memphis, TN
Title held up after a match against "Dirty" Dutch Mantell and Porkchop Cash.

189.Phil Hickerson and The Spoiler [2]
07/16/84-Memphis, TN
Defeated "Dirty" Dutch Mantell and Porkchop Cash in rematch.

190.Rock 'n' Roll Express [2]
08/13/84-Memphis, TN

191.Nightmares (Ken Wayne and Danny Davwas)
08/20/84-Memphis, TN

192."Dirty" Dutch Mantell and Tommy Rich
09/15/84-Memphis, TN
Vacated on 84/10/01 when Mantell and Rich disolved their team.

193.Rick Rude and King Kong Bundy
10/08/84-Memphis, TN
Defeated The Fabulous Ones in tournament final.


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194.The Fabulous Ones [8]
10/22/84-Memphis, TN

195.The Interns (Don Bass and Roger Smith)
12/03/84-Memphis, TN
Title vacated following a match against Dirty White Boys (Len Denton and Tony Anthony).

196.The Interns [2]
01/13/85-Memphis, TN
Defeated Rock'n'Roll Express in tournament final.

197.The Fabulous Ones [9]
02/17/85-Memphis, TN

198.PYT Express (Norvell Austin and Koko Ware) [2]
04/15/85-Memphis, TN

199.The Fabulous Ones
05/13/85-Memphis, TN
Defeated Austin and Billy Travwas.

200.PYT Express
05/85-Memphis, TN
Belts returned because of use of substitute.

201.The Fabulous Ones [10]
06/17/85-Memphis, TN
Defeated Ron Sexton and Billy Travwas in tournament final.

202.The Sheepherders (Jonathan Boyd and Rip Morgan)
06/22/85-Memphis, TN
Stripped of belts by promoters after title won, but titles are returned when The Sheepherders threaten to sue the promotion.

203.The Fabulous Ones [11]
09/05/85 Lexington, KY

204.The Sheepherders [2]
09/06/85 Blytheville, AK

205.The Fabulous Ones [12]
09/09/85-Memphis, TN

206.The Sheepherders [3]
09/16/85-Memphis, TN

207.The Fabulous Ones [13]
09/17/85 Louwasville, KY

208.The Sheepherders [4]
09/85

209.The Fabulous Ones [14]
10/12/85-Memphis, TN

210."Dirty" Dutch Mantell and Bill Dundee
11/04/85-Memphis, TN

211.Jerry Lawler and Austin Iesol
12/09/85-Memphis, TN
Vacated on 85/12/30 when Lawler lost loser-leaves-town match to Bill Dundee.

212.The Fantastics (Tommy Rogers and Bobby Fulton)
01/13/86-Memphis, TN

213.MOD Squad (Basher and Spike)
03/24/86-Memphis, TN

214.Jerry Lawler and Giant Hillbilly Elmer (Stan Frazier)
06/23/86-Memphis, TN

215.Fire (Don Bass) and Flame (Roger Smith)
07/18/86 Jackson, TN

216.Giant Hillbilly Elmer and Cousin Junior (Lanny Kean)
08/30/86-Memphis, TN

217.Don Bass and Dirty Rhodes (Roger Smith)
09/01/86-Memphis, TN

218.Jerry Lawler and Big Bubba (Fred Ottman)
11/03/86-Memphis, TN
Vacated on the same day when Bubba attacked Lawler after winning the belts.

219.The Sheepherders (Jonathan Boyd and Bigfoot)
11/10/86-Memphis, TN
Defeated Jeff Jarrett and Billy Travis in tournament final.

220.Jeff Jarrett and Billy Travis
11/17/86-Memphis, TN

221.The RPM's (Mike Davis and Tommy Lane)
12/13/86-Memphis, TN

222.Jeff Jarrett and Billy Travis [2]
01/11/87-Memphis, TN

223.The RPM's [2]
01/20/87

224.Jeff Jarrett and Billy Travis
01/26/87-Memphis, TN

225.Big Bubba and Goliath
02/23/87-Memphis, TN

226.Rocky Johnson and Soul Train Jones (Virgil)
04/06/87-Memphis, TN

227.Chick Donovan and Jack Hart (Barry Horowitz)
05/04/87-Memphis, TN
Vacated on 87/06/01 when Donovan leaves the promotion.

228.Billy Travis and Mark Starr
06/08/87-Memphis, TN
Defeated Phil Hickerson and Mr. Shima (Akio Sato) in tournament final.

229.Clones (Pat Kelly and Mike Kelly)
07/06/87-Memphis, TN
Vacated in 87/07 when one of Clones was injured.

230.Jeff Jarrett and Billy Travis [3]
07/11/87 Jackson, TN
Defeated Pat Tanaka and Paul Diamond in tournament final.

231.Bad Company (Pat Tanaka and Paul Diamond)
08/02/87 Jackson, TN

232.Nasty Boys (Jerry Saggs and Brian Knobbs)
09/12/87-Memphis, TN

233.The RPM's [3]
09/19/87-Memphis, TN

234.Nasty Boys [2]
10/03/87-Memphis, TN

235.The RPM's [4]
10/10/87-Memphis, TN

236.The Midnight Rockers (Marty Janetty and Shawn Michaels)
10/26/87-Memphis, TN

237.The RPM's [5]
11/16/87-Memphis, TN

238.The Midnight Rockers [2]
11/22/87-Memphis, TN

Vacated in December 1987 when Rockers won AWA World Tag Team Titles

Title replaced with CWA Tag Team title in 1988.


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