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NWA NATIONAL WRESTLING ALLIANCE

NWA WORLD TAG TEAM TITLES HISTORY

(Jim Crockett Promotions version)

March of 1965--January 01, 1991
July 16, 1992--Present

From Wrestling Title Histories
by Royal Duncan and Gary Will
with additional information from Matt Benaka, Brian Westcott, Eric Roelfsema, Richard Sullivan, Andrew Zadarnowski, Jim Dupree, David Crane and Joe Dean

1.Gene Anderson and Ole Anderson {Ole Rogowski}
03/75

2.Wahoo McDaniel {Edward McDaniel} and Rufus R. Jones
03/76

3.Gene Anderson [2] and Ole Anderson [2]
03/76

4.Mr. Wrestling {Tim Woods} and Dino Bravo {Adolpho Bresciano}
05/76

5.Gene Anderson [3] and Ole Anderson [3]
06/76

6.Ric Flair {Richard Morgan Fliehr} and Greg "The Hammer" Valentine {John Wisniski Jr.}
12/25/76-Greensboro NC, USA (Coliseum)
Ole was injured in this match and stretchered out.
The Title was declared vacant during 1977.

7.Gene Anderson [4] and Ole Anderson [4]
05/08/77
Gene Anderson and Ole Anderson won the vacant title
Andersons beat Flair and Valentine in a steel cage match with Wahoo McDaniel as referee

8.Ric Flair [2]and Greg "The Hammer" Valentine [2]
11/77
In April of 1978, NWA president Eddie Graham appeared on television to strip Flair and Valentine of the belts due to their continued "unprofessional conduct."

9.Paul Jones and Rick Steamboat {Richard Blood}
04/23/78-Greensboro, North Carolina, United States
Paul Jones and Rick Steamboat won a ten-team tournament for the vacant title.

10.Greg "The Hammer" Valentine [3] and Baron Von Raschke {Jim Raschke}
07/78

11.Jimmy Snuka and Paul Orndorff
12/78

12.Paul Jones [2] and Baron Von Raschke [2]
04/28/79

13.Ric Flair [3] and Blackjack Mulligan {Robert Windham}
08/12/79- Greensboro, North Carlina, United States

14.Paul Jones [3] and Baron Von Raschke [3]
08/22/79-Raleigh, North Carolina, United States

15.Rick Steamboat [2] and Jay Youngblood
10/24/79-Raleigh, North Carolina, USA (WRAL studios)

16.Greg "The Hammer" Valentine [4] and Ray Stevens
04/29/80-Charlotte, North Carolina, USA (Charlotte Coliseum - now Independence Arena)
Four days after Ray Stevens and Greg Valentine's title victory, promoter David Crockett appeared on TV with a 16 millimeter film reel, saying that he was going to send it to NWA president Bob Geigle (the wrong man had been pinned in the match with Steamboat and Youngblood). Stevens and Valentine attacked Crockett and Stevens destroyed the film with a pocket knife.

17.Rick Steamboat [3] and Jay Youngblood [2]
05/10/80-Greensboro, North Carolina, United States
David Crockett was the special referee

18.Jimmy Snuka [2] and Ray Stevens [2]
06/22/80-Greensboro, North Carolina, United States
managed by Gene Anderson

19.Paul Jones [4] and The Masked Superstar {Bill Eadie}
11/27/80-Greensboro, North Carolina, United States
The Superstar (Bill Eadie) promised to unmask if he and Jones won the belts from Snuka and Stevens. He did so, albeit for only 30 seconds.

20.Ray Stevens [3] and Ivan Koloff {James Parris}
02/22/81-Greensboro, North Carolina, United States
managed by Gene Anderson [2]

21.Paul Jones [5] and The Masked Superstar [2]
03/22/81-Greensboro, North Carolina, United States

22.Gene Anderson [5] and Ole Anderson [5]
05/01/81-Richmond, Virginia, United States
The Title was vacant in 12/81 after Gene Anderson was injured in 1081.

23.Sgt. Slaughter {Robert Remus} and Don Kernodle
09/82-Awarded

24.Rick Steamboat [4]/Jay Youngblood [3]
03/12/83-Greensboro, North Carolina, United States

25.Jack Brisco/Jerry Brisco
06/18/83-Greenville, South Carolina, United States

26.Rick Steamboat [5] and Jay Youngblood [4]
10/03/83-Greenville, South Carolina, United States

27.Jack Brisco [2] and Jerry Brisco [2]
10/21/83-Richmond, Virginia, United States

28.Rick Steamboat [6] and Jay Youngblood [5]
11/24/83- Greensboro, North Carolina, United States (Starrcade)
The Titles were declared vacant on 12/25/83 when Steamboat announced his retirement.

29.Don Kernodle [2] and Bob Orton Jr.
01/08/84-Charlotte, North Carolina, United States
Defeat Dory Funk, Jr. and Jimmy Valiant in a tournament final to fill the vacant title.

30.Wahoo McDaniel [2] and Mark Youngblood {Mark Romero}
03/04/84-Charlotte, North Carolina, United States

31.Jack Brisco [3] and Jerry Brisco [3]
04/04/84-Spartanburg, South Carolina, United States

32.Wahoo McDaniel [3] and Mark Youngblood [2]
04/27/84-Richmond, Virginia, United States

33.Don Kernodle [3] and Ivan Koloff [2]
05/84-Awarded


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34.Dusty Rhodes {Virgil Runnells Jr.} and "Raging Bull" Manny Fernandez
10/20/84- Greensboro, North Carolina, United States

35.Ivan Koloff [3] and Nikita Koloff-The Russians
03/18/85-Fayetteville, North Carolina, United States
Krusher Khrushchev {Barry Darsow} joined the Russians to form a three man team, all three defended the belts in different combinations.

36.Ricky Morton and Robert Gibson {Rueben Kane}-The Rock'n' Roll Express
07/09/85-Shelby, North Carolina, United States
Ricky Morton/Robert Gibson defeated Ivan Koloff/Krusher Khrushchev to win the title.

37.Ivan Koloff [4] and Nikita Koloff [2]
10/13/85-Charlotte, North Carolina, United States

38.Rock'n' Roll Express [2]
11/28/85- Greensboro, North Carolina, United States (Starrcade)

39.Dennis Condrey and "Beautiful" Bobby Eaton {Robert Lee Eaton} - The Midnight Express
02/02/86-Atlanta, Georgia, United States (Superstars on the Superstation)
managed by Jim Cornette

40.Rock'n' Roll Express [3]
08/16/86-Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States

41."The Raging Bull" Manny Fernandez [2] and "Ravishing" Rick Rude {Richard E. Rood}
12/06/86- Atlanta, Georgia, United States
managed by Paul Jones

42.The Rock'n' Roll Express [4]
05/26/87- Spokane, Washington, United States

43."The Enforcer" Arn Anderson {Marty Lundie} and Tully Blanchard
09/29/87-Misenheimer, North Carolina, United States
Members of The Four Hrosemen
managed by J.J.Dillion

44.Barry Windham and "The Total Package" Lex Luger {Lawrence Pfohl}-
03/27/88-Greensboro, North Carolina, United States (Clash of Champions)
09:35

45."The Enforcer" Arn Anderson [2] and Tully Blanchard [2]
04/20/88-Jacksonville, Florida, United States
Members of The Four Horsemen [2]
managed by J.J. Dillion [2]

46."Beatiful" Bobby Eaton [2] and "Sweet" Stan Lane-The Midnight Express
09/10/88-Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
managed by Jim Cornette [2]

47.Hawk {Michael Hegstrand} and Animal {Joseph Laurinidas}-The Road Warriors
10/29/88-New Orleans, Louisiana, United States
managed by Paul Ellering

48.Mike Rotunda {Lawrence Michael Rotundo} and Steve "Dr. Death" Williams - The Varsity Club
04/02/89-New Orleans, Louisiana, United States
11:40
Members of The Varsity Club
managed by Kevin Sullivan
Mike Rotunda and Steve Williams were stripped of the title on 05/07/89 after The Varsity Club attacked special referee Nikita Koloff.

49.Michael P.S. Hayes {Michael Seitz} and Jimmy "Jam" Garvin {James Williams}-The Fabulous Freebirds
06/14/89-Ft. Bragg, North Carolina, United States
10:03
Michael Hayes/Jimmy Garvin defeated Eaton/Lane for the vacant title.

50."The Dogfaced Gremlin" Rick Steiner {Rob Rechsteiner} and Scott Steiner {Scott Rechsteiner}- The Steiner Brothers
11/01/89-Atlanta, Georgia, United States

51.Butch Reed {Bruce Reed}/Ron Simmons-Doom
05/19/90-Washington, DC (Capital Combat)
managed by Theodore R. Long
19:14
With NWA no longer operating as an organization, the title exclusively referred to asWCW World Tag Team title from Jan.,'91.

52.Steve "Dr. Death" Williams [2] and Terry "Bam Bam" Gordy
07/12/92-Albany, Georgia, United States (Great American Bash)
21:01
Williams/Terry Gordy had won WCW World Tag Team Title from The Steiner Brothers on 07/05/92 in Atlanta, GA. They then defeated Barry Windham/Dustin Rhodes {Dustin Runnells} in a tournament final for the revived NWA World Tag Title on 07/16/92 and unify both titles.

53.Barry Windham [2] and "The Natural" Rhodes
09/21/92-Atlanta, Georgia, United States (World Championship Wrestling - Saturday Night)
15:52

54.Ricky "The Dragon" Steamboat (7) and Shane Douglas {Troy Martin}
11/18/92-Macon, Georgia, United States (Clash of Champions)

55."Stunning" Steve Austin {Steve Williams} and "Flyin" Brian Pillman
03/02/93-Macon, Georgia, United States (NWA World Wide)
17:00

56."The Enforcer" Arn Anderson [3] and Paul Roma{Paul Centropani}
08/18/93-Daytona, Florida, United States (Clash of Champions)
09:52
Members of The Four Horsemen (3
Arn Anderson/Paul Roma defeated Steve Austin/Lord Steven Regal {Darrin Matthews}, subbing for the injured Brian Pillman.
WCW withdrew from NWA in 09/93 and NWA Title recognition was removed.
Anderson and Roma continued to be recognized asWCW World Tag Team Champions.

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57.The Rock and Roll Express (Ricky Morton and Robert Gibson) [5]
04/11/95-Dallas, Texas, United States-
The Rock and Roll Express defeatted Dick Murdoch/Randy Rhodes in a tournament final on Jim Crockett Jr.'s NWA card.
The belts were vacated during May of 1995 when the Dallas group closed.

58.Tarzan Goto and Mr. Gannosuke
12/09/95-Saitama, JAPAN
Tarzan Goto/Mr. Gannosuke defeated Tiger Jeet Singh/Cactus Jack {Michael Foley} in a seven team round robin tournament final to win the vacant title.
Goto/Gannosuke vacated the title during August of 1996 after leaving International Wrestling Association (IWA) Japan.

59.Pat Anderson and C.W. Anderson
09/14/96-Goldston, North Carolina, United States
Pat Anderson/C.W. Anderson defeated defeated Bobby Fulton/Jackie Fulton-The Fantastics to win the vacant title.
They vacated the title during August of 1997.

60.Rock'n'Roll Express [2]
01/12/98
The Tag Titles were awarded to RandR in order to give the WWF contenders someone to compete against

61.The Headbangers
02/17/98-Waco, TX
04:20

62.The New Midnight Express (Bob Holly {Bob Howard} and Bart Gunn)
03/30/98-Albany, NY

63.The Border Patrol
08/14/98-Greenville, NC

63.Barry Windham and Tully Blanchard
09/12/98-Lincolnton, NC
20:41
Managed by Magnum T.A. (Terry Allen)

64.The Border Patrol [2]
10/10/98-Cameron, NC


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65.The Brotherhood (Erich Sbraccia and Knuckles Nelson)
10/24/98-Cherry Hill, NJ
National Wrestling Alliance's 50th Anniversary Show
Defeat The Border Patrol and Tully Blanchard and Dr. Tom Prichard and Kit Carson and Khris Germany to win the title.
Because the Brotherhood were unable to make a Dallas booking due to bad weather the NWA Board of Directors threatened to strip them of the titles if they didn't make the next Dallas card
The Brotherhood remained as champions and continued to defend the titles in New England (sometimes with Dukes Dalton substituting for the injured Erich Sbraccia)
Knuckles Nelson and Rick Fuller (subbing for Erich Sbraccia) retained the NWA World Tag Team Title by reverse decision over Team Extreme on June 10 in Dallas when referee Ric Manning was thrown out of the ring, and another referee counted the fall for Team Extreme. Manning re-entered the ring and reversed the decision, and then Team Extreme beat up Manning.

66.Public Enemy: "Flyboy" Rocco Rock and Johnny Grunge
06/17/99-Bolton, MA
PE defeated The Brotherhood of Knuckles Nelson and Rick Fuller. Erich Sbraccia had been released by NWA New England.

67.Knuckles Nelson and Dukes Dalton
06/19/99-Dorchester, MA
Knuckles Nelson and Dukes Dalton also held the following titles in conjunction with the NWA World Tag Team Title

68.Kit Carson and Khris Germany
09/25/99-Charlotte, NC
07:20

69.Murder Inc. (Kevin Northcutt and Jimmy James)
11/26/99-N. Richland Hills, TX
Kevin Northcutt also held the following titles in conjunction with the National Wrestling Alliance World Tag Team Title

70.Kit Carson and Khris Germany [2]
12/17/99-N. Richland Hills, TX

71.Triple xXx (Drake Dawson and Curtis Thompson)
03/04/2000-Cornelia, GA
managed by Strawberry Fields
When the referee was down, Strawberry distracted Khris Germany, who was hit from behind with a steel chair by Thompson, to allow Triple xXx to win the match

73.Main Event (Reno Riggins and Steven Dunn)
04/07/2000-Eskan, Saudi Arabia

74.Rock n Roll Express: Robert Gibson + Ricky Morton [3]
04/12/2000-Camp Carroll, Korea
Defeated Steven Dunn + Jackie Fulton (subbing for injured Riggins)

75.L.A. Stephens and Big Bubba Bain
04/17/2000-Osan AFB, Korea

76.Drake Dawson and Curtis Thompson [2]
04/19/2000-Okinawa, Japan

77.Bad Attitude (Rick Michaels and David Young)
08/15/2000-Tampa, FL
Defeated Curtis Thompson and Jeff Justice (subbing for Drake Dawson)
Air Paris and Rob Williams (subbing for James Storm, who is out with a back injury) defeated Bad Attitude on 12/09/2000 in Nashville, TN to win the NWA World Tag Team Title.
Paris and Williams are recognized as champions in Nashville but Bad Attitude are still the champs everywhere else

78.Bad Street Boys (Joey Matthews and Christian York)
02/03/2001-Nashville, TN

79.Bad Attitude [2]
02/17/2001-Cornelia GA (NWA Wildside TV Taping)

80.Dan Factor and David Flair
03/22/2001-Athens, GA (Bumpers)
Defeated Bad Attitude in an "impromptu" main event match

81.Bad Attitude [3]
03/23/2001-Toccoa, GA (NWA Wrestleplex)
Jeff G. Bailey distracted the referee while Omen hit Factor with a chair to hand Bad Attitude the win.

82.The New Heavenly Bodies (Casanova Chris and Vivacious Vito)
04/24/2001-Tampa, FL.

83.Glacier (Ray Lloyd) and Jason Sugarman
12/28/2001-Deland, FL (Volusia County Fairgrounds)
Turnbuckle Championship Wrestling card

84.The New Heavenly Bodies [2]
12/29/01-Live Oak, Florida

85.Desturbing Behavior (Jeff Daniels and Tim Renesto)
01/26/2002-Columbia, TN

86.The New Heavenly Bodies [3]
04/17/2002-Winter Haven, Florida.

87.Mike and Todd Shane
06/08/2002-Lima, Peru

TITLE VACANT
06/28/2002-St. Petersburg, FL
IPW promoter Ron Niemi threw down the belts saying they (The Shane Twins) were forfeiting them before they are stripped.

88.A.J. Styles and Jerry Lynn
07/03/2002-Nashville, TN
Defeated The Rainbow Express: Lenny and Bruce in a one-night 4-team tournament final to win vacant title.

Title Held Up
08/14/2002-Nashville, TN.
Title held up after a controversial double pin in a match between champions A.J. Styles/Jerry Lynn and Ron Killings/Jeff Jarrett

89.Chris Harris and James Storm
09/18/2002-Nashville, TN
Defeated Brian Lee and Ron Harris in a tournament final to win vacant title.

90.Brian Lee and Slash
11/13/2002-Nashville, TN

91.James Storm and Chris Harris [2]
01/08/2003-Nashville, TN
14:15

92.Low-Ki and Elix Skipper
01/22/2003-Nashville, TN
NWA TNA PPV
15:18

Title Held Up
02/05/2003, Nashville, TN, NWA TNA PPV
Title held up after a match between Elix Skipper and Low Ki vs. Brian Lee and Slash
15:32

93.Low Ki and Christopher Daniels
03/12/2003-Nashville, TN (NWA TNA PPV)
Defeat Chris Harris and James Storm to win held-up title.
11:51

94.Jerry Lynn and The Amazing Red
04/16/2003-Nashville, TN (NWA TNA PPV)
14:15

95.Christopher Daniels
05/07/2003-Nashville, TN (Nashville Fairgrounds)
Daniels won the title by himself via DQ.
06:25
NWA TNA PPV

96.America's Most Wanted (Chris Harris and James Storm) [3]
06/25/2003-Nashville, TN
Defeated Elix Skipper and Christopher Daniels.

97.Simon Diamond and Johnny Swinger
08/27/2003-Nashville, TN
09:08
NWA TNA PPV

Title Held Up
11/19/2003-Nashville, TN
Title held up after a match against Ron Killings and B.G. James
NWA TNA PPV.
08:56

98.Konnan, Ron Killings and B.G. James
11/26/2003-Nashville, TN
Defeated Glenn Gilberti, Simon Diamond and Johnny Swinger to win held-up title.
8:58
NWA TNA PPV

99.Kevin Northcutt and Joe Legend
01/28/2004-Nashville, TN
7:05
NWA TNA PPV

100.A.J. Styles and Abyss
02/04/2004-Nashville, TN
11:12
Styles defeated Kevin Northcutt and Joe Legend in a handicap match. Abyss was nowhere to be found. Earlier in the show, Styles saved El Leon from being beaten up by Abyss. Styles wanted a title shot at Jeff Jarrett. Don Callis agreed on the match, but said it was for the NWA World Tag Team Title with Abyss as Styles' partner.
NWA TNA PPV

Title Held Up
03/03/2004-Nashville, TN
Titles held by order of NWA Director of Authority Vince Russo because of two previous incidents:
Abyss beat A.J. Styles supposedly to get both tag belts on 02/25/2004 in 13:45 in Nashville, TN. The rule was that the first person who put someone through two different tables wins. Each had put the other through a table. Lex Luger arrived and put Styles through a table. The referee, who had been out of action momentarily, saw Styles out and the table broken and awarded it to Abyss.
Styles then beat Abyss via DQ in 09:53 on 02/18/2004 in Nashville, TN, but that win was also controversial, so the titles were held up.

101.Kid Kash and Dallas
03/31/2004-Nashville, TN (TNA taping)
Defeated Low Ki and Christopher Daniels in a tournament final

102.D-Lo Brown and El Gran Apolo
04/14/2004-Nashville, TN (NWA TNA PPV)
Won by DQ.
8:24

103.Kid Kash and Dallas [2]
04/21/2004-Nashville, TN
Win by DQ.
06:26
NWA TNA PPV

104.America's Most Wanted [4]
06/03/2004-Orlando, FL

105.The Naturals (Chase Stevens and Andy Douglas)
07/07/2004-Nashville, TN
0:19
NWA TNA PPV

106.Chris Harris and "Prime Time" Elix Skipper
09/08/2004-Nashville, TN
12:24
NWA TNA PPV

107.Christopher Daniels and James Storm
09/21/2004-Orlando, FL
NWA TNA Impact TV Taping

108.Team Canada (Bobby Roode and Eric Young)
10/12/2004-Orlando, FL
NWA TNA Impact TV Taping

109.3 Live Kru (Konnan and B.G. James)
11/07/2004-Orlando, FL
NWA TNA Victory Road PPV

110.Team Canada (Bobby Rude (Bobby Roode) and Eric Young)
12/05/2004-Orlando, FL
NWA TNA Turning Point PPV

111.America's Most Wanted [5]
01/16/2005-Orlando, FL

112.The Naturals (Chase Stevens and Andy Douglas) [2]
04/26/2005-Orlando, FL
NWA TNA Impact TV Taping

Title Held Up
10/07/2005-Springfield, TN
Held up after a match against Eric Young and Cassidy Riley

114.The Naturals [3]
10/08/2005-Nashville, TN (Nashville State Fairgrounds)
Defeat Cassidy Riley and Eric Young in a Nashville Street Fight match to win held-up title.
18:28
NWA 57th Anniversary Show

115.America's Most Wanted [6]
10/11/2005-Orlando, FL
Spike TV/TNA Impact TV Taping

115.A.J. Styles and Christopher Daniels
06/18/2006-Orlando, FL (Universal Studios)
17:47
NWA TNA Slammiversary PPV

116.The Latin American Exchange ("The Notorious 187" Homicide and Hotstuff Hernandez)
08/14/2006-Orlando, FL (Universal Studios)
TNA IMPACT TV Taping

117.AJ Styles and Christopher Daniels [2]
09/24/2006-Orlando, FL (Universal Studios)
Won Ultimate X match.
15:00
TNA No Surrender PPV

118.Latin American Exchange (Hotstuff Hernandez and Homicide) [2]
10/22/2006-Plymouth, MI (Compuware Arena)
Six Sides of Steel Cage match.
15:00
TNA Bound for Glory PPV

TITLE VACANT
11/19/2006-Orlando, FL
NWA TNA Genesis PPV
Jim Cornette stripped Latin American Exchange of the belts.

119.Team 3-D (Brother Devon and Brother Ray)
04/15/2007-St. Charles, MO (Family Arena)
TNA Lethal Lockdown PPV

Title Vacated
05/14/2007
NWA Executive Director, Robert K. Trokich announced that the National Wrestling Alliance has ended its 5 year relationship with TNA Entertainment, LLC. Trobich also stripped Christain Cage and Team 3-D of the NWA branded Championships. A title tourny is being planned to establish a new NWA Worlds Heavyweight Champion.
See TNA World Tag Team Title

120.Karl Anderson and Joey Ryan
07/08/2007-McAllen, TX
In a 3-way gauntlet match, Karl Anderson and Joey Ryan defeated Sicodelico Jr and Incognito in match 1. They then defeated defeated Billy Kidman and Sean Waltman in match 2 to capture the vacant NWA World Tag Team Title.

121.Phoenix Star and Zokre
02/10/2008-Las Vegas, NV

122.Skullcrushers (Venom and Krush)
10/04/2008-Robstown, TX
The SkullKrushers also held the following titles concurrently with the NWA World Tag Team Titles:

123.The Dark City Fight Club (Jon Davis and Kory Chavis)
11/20/2010-Milwaukee, WI

124.Usual Suspects (Murder One and A.J. Steele)
05/01/2011-Warner Robins, GA

125.Dark City Fight Club (Jon Davis and Kory Chavis) [2]
05/15/2011-Warner Robins, GA

126.Kingz of the Underground (Scot Summers and Ryan Genesis)
12/15/2012-San Antonio, TX
Defeat Chavis and Lance Hoyt (subbing for Davis).

127.Davey Boy Smith Jr. and Lance Archer (Lance Hoyt)
04/20/2013-Houston, TX
Reigning IWGP champions, defeated Kingz of the Underground in a double title match.

128.Jax Dane and Rob Conway
11/09/2013-Osaka, JAPAN (Bodymaker Colosseum)
Defeated Davey Boy Smith Jr. and Lance Archer and Hiroyoshi Tenzan and Satoshi Kojima.

129.Hiroyoshi Tenzan and Satoshi Kojima
04/06/2014-Tokyo (Ryogoku Kokugikan)
10:36

130.Killer Elite Squad (Davey Boy Smith Jr. and Lance Archer) [2]
10/13/2014-Tokyo, JAPAN


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