List of NWA World Tag Team Champions

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Tencozy, the current NWA World Tag Team Champions.

The NWA World Tag Team Championship is a professional wrestling World Tag Team championship contested in various National Wrestling Alliance (NWA) affiliates. The NWA did not officially recognize any Tag team champions until 1992 while various affiliates had previously had their own Tag Team championships.

Title history[edit]

As of July 12, 2014

# Wrestlers Reigns Date Days held Location Event Notes
Terry Gordy and Steve Williams
1
July 12, 1992 71 Albany, GA The Great American Bash (1992) Defeated Barry Windham & Dustin Rhodes in tournament final.[1] Gordy and Williams were also the reigning WCW World Tag Team Champions; from then until the withdrawal of WCW from the NWA, the WCW and NWA World Tag Team Championships are defended together.
Barry Windham and Dustin Rhodes
1
September 21, 1992 58 Atlanta, GA Saturday Night The match aired on tape delay on October 3, 1992.
Ricky Steamboat and Shane Douglas
1
November 18, 1992 104 Macon, GA Clash of the Champions XXI
Hollywood Blonds
(Steve Austin and Brian Pillman)
1
March 2, 1993 169 Macon, GA Power Hour The match aired on tape delay on March 27, 1993.
Arn Anderson and Paul Roma
1
August 18, 1993 25 Daytona, FL Clash of the Champions XXIV Defeated Austin and Lord Steven Regal, who was subbing for Pillman.
Vacated
September 1, 1993
N/A N/A Title vacated after WCW withdraws from the NWA. NWA later retroactively withdraws recognition of all NWA World Tag Team Champions from WCW.
1
The Rock 'n' Roll Express
(Ricky Morton and Robert Gibson)
1
April 11, 1995 76 Dallas, TX Live event Defeated Dick Murdoch and Randy Rhodes in a tournament final.
First officially recognized champions by NWA, as they no longer recognize any champions from WCW
Vacated
June 26, 1995
Memphis, TN USWA live event Title held up after match with PG-13 (JC Ice and Wolfie D).
2
The Rock 'n' Roll Express
2
July 3, 1995 90†† Memphis, TN USWA live event Defeated PG-13 in rematch.
Vacated
September/October 1995
N/A N/A
3
Tarzan Goto and Mr. Gannosuke
1
December 9, 1995 236 Saitama, Japan Live event Defeated Cactus Jack and Tiger Jeet Singh in a tournament final.
Vacated
August 1996
N/A N/A Title vacated when Goto and Gannosuke leave IWA Japan.
4
The Andersons
(Pat Anderson and C. W. Anderson)
1
September 14, 1996 109††† Goldston, NC Live event Defeated the Fantastics (Bobby Fulton and Tommy Rogers).
Vacated
1997
N/A N/A Title vacated due to agreement with the World Wrestling Federation to have the belts defended in that promotion; Pat and C.W. Anderson were not a part of the WWF at the time.
5
The Rock 'n' Roll Express
3
January 21, 1998 36 N/A N/A Title awarded.
6
The Headbangers
(Thrasher and Mosh)
1
February 23, 1998 41 Waco, TX Raw Is War First time the championship changed hands on a World Wrestling Federation television program.
7
The New Midnight Express
(Bodacious Bart and Bombastic Bob)
1
March 30, 1998 137 Albany, NY Raw is War
8
The Border Patrol
(Agent Gunn and Agent Maxx)
1
August 14, 1998 29 Greenville, NC Live event
9
Barry Windham and Tully Blanchard
1
September 12, 1998 28 Lincolnton, NC Live event
10
The Border Patrol
2
October 10, 1998 14 Cameron, NC Live event
11
The Brotherhood
(Eric Sbraccia and Knuckles Nelson)
1
October 24, 1998 130 Cherry Hill, NJ 50th Anniversary Show Defeated The Border Patrol, Team Extreme (Kit Carson and Khris Germany) and Tully Blanchard and Tom Prichard in a four corners match.
Vacated
March 3, 1999
N/A N/A Title held up for failing to defend the titles on February 26, 1999.
12
The Brotherhood
(Knuckles Nelson (2) and Rick Fuller)
1
June 10, 1999 7 Dallas, TX Live event Defeated Team Extreme.
13
The Public Enemy
(Johnny Grunge and Rocco Rock)
1
June 17, 1999 2 Bolton, MA Live event
14
The Brotherhood
(Knuckles Nelson (3) and Dukes Dalton)
1
June 19, 1999 98 Dorchester, MA Live event
15
Team Extreme
(Kit Carson and Khris Germany)
1
September 25, 1999 62 Charlotte, NC 51st Anniversary Show
16
Murder, Inc.
(Kevin Northcutt and Jimmy James)
1
November 26, 1999 21 N. Richland Hills, TX Live event
17
Team Extreme
2
December 17, 1999 78 N. Richland Hills, TX Live event
18
xXx
(Curtis Thompson and Drake Dawson)
1
March 4, 2000 34 Cornelia, GA Live event
19
The Main Event
(Reno Riggins and Steven Dunn)
1
April 7, 2000 5 Eskan, Saudi Arabia Live event
20
The Rock 'n' Roll Express
4
April 12, 2000 5 Waegwan, South Korea Live event Defeated Dunn and Jackie Fulton, who was subbing for Riggins.
21
L.A. Stephens and Big Bubba Pain
1
April 17, 2000 2 Osan, South Korea Live event
22
xXx
2
April 19, 2000 118 Okinawa, Japan Live event
23
Bad Attitude
(David Young and Rick Michaels)
1
August 15, 2000 172 Tampa, FL Live event Defeated Thompson and Jeff Justice, who was subbing for Dawson.
24
The Bad Street Boys
(Joey Matthews and Christian York)
1
February 3, 2001 14 Nashville, TN Live event
25
Bad Attitude
2
February 17, 2001 33 Cornelia, GA Live event
26
David Flair and Dan Factor
1
March 22, 2001 1 Athens, GA Live event
27
Bad Attitude
3
March 23, 2001 32 Toccoa, GA Live event
28
The New Heavenly Bodies
("Casanova" Chris Nelson and "Vivacious" Vito DeNucci)
1
April 24, 2001 248 Tampa, FL Live event
29
Glacier and Jason Sugarman
1
December 28, 2001 1 DeLand, FL Live event
30
The New Heavenly Bodies
2
December 29, 2001 28 Live Oak, FL Live event
31
Disturbing Behavior
(Tim Renesto and Jeff Daniels)
1
January 26, 2002 81 Columbia, TN Live event
32
The New Heavenly Bodies
3
April 17, 2002 52 Winter Haven, FL Live event
33
The Shane Twins
(Mike and Todd)
1
June 8, 2002 20 Lima, Peru Live event
Vacated
June 28, 2002
St. Petersburg, FL Live event The Shanes vacate the titles per request of Total Nonstop Action Wrestling, who gets full control over the titles.
34
A.J. Styles and Jerry Lynn
1
July 3, 2002 42 Nashville, TN Weekly PPV #3 Defeated the Rainbow Express (Bruce and Lenny Lane) in a tournament final.
Vacated
August 14, 2002
Nashville, TN Weekly PPV #9 Title stripped by Vince Russo after a double-pin against Jeff Jarrett and Ron Killings.
35
America's Most Wanted
(Chris Harris and James Storm)
1
September 18, 2002 56 Nashville, TN Weekly PPV #13 Won a Gauntlet for the Gold match.
36
The Disciples of The New Church
(Brian Lee and Slash)
1
November 13, 2002 56 Nashville, TN Weekly PPV #21
37
America's Most Wanted
2
January 8, 2003 14 Nashville, TN Weekly PPV #27
38
Triple X
(Christopher Daniels, Low Ki and Elix Skipper)
1
January 22, 2003 14 Nashville, TN Weekly PPV #29 Although Low Ki and Skipper won the title, all three members were recognized as champions.
Vacated
February 5, 2003
Nashville, TN Weekly PPV #31 Title stripped after a double-pin against The Disciples of the New Church.
39
Triple X
2
March 12, 2003 35 Nashville, TN Weekly PPV #36 Daniels and Low Ki defeated America's Most Wanted.
40
Jerry Lynn (2) and The Amazing Red
1
April 16, 2003 21 Nashville, TN Weekly PPV #41 Defeated Daniels and Skipper.
41
Triple X
3
May 7, 2003 49 Nashville, TN Weekly PPV #44 Daniels won a handicap match by disqualification.
42
America's Most Wanted
3
June 25, 2003 63 Nashville, TN Weekly PPV #51 Defeated Daniels and Skipper in a Steel cage match.
43
Simon Diamond and Johnny Swinger
1
August 27, 2003 91 Nashville, TN Weekly PPV #60
44
3Live Kru
(B.G. James, Ron Killings and Konnan)
1
November 26, 2003 63 Nashville, TN Weekly PPV #72 Defeated Diamond, Swinger and Glenn Gilberti in a six-man tag team match. 3LK defended the titles under the Freebird Rule.
45
The Red Shirt Security
(Kevin Northcutt (2) and Joe Legend)
1
January 28, 2004 7 Nashville, TN Weekly PPV #79
46
A.J. Styles (2) and Abyss
1
February 4, 2004 28 Nashville, TN Weekly PPV #80
Vacated
March 3, 2004
Nashville, TN Weekly PPV #84 Title stripped by Vince Russo for failure to defend the title.
47
Kid Kash and Dallas
1
March 31, 2004 14 Nashville, TN Weekly PPV #88 Defeated Triple X (Daniels and Low Ki) in a tournament final.
48
D'Lo Brown and El Gran Apolo
1
April 14, 2004 7 Nashville, TN Weekly PPV #90 Won by disqualification.
49
Kid Kash and Dallas
2
April 21, 2004 43 Nashville, TN Weekly PPV #91 Won by disqualification.
50
America's Most Wanted
4
June 4, 2004 34 Orlando, FL Impact! Aired June 4, 2004.
51
The Naturals
(Chase Stevens and Andy Douglas)
1
July 7, 2004 63 Nashville, TN Weekly PPV #102
52
Chris Harris (5) and Elix Skipper (4)
1
September 8, 2004 13 Nashville, TN Weekly PPV #111
53
Christopher Daniels (4) and James Storm (5)
1
September 21, 2004 21 Orlando, FL Impact! Aired September 24, 2004.
54
Team Canada
(Bobby Roode and Eric Young)
1
October 12, 2004 26 Orlando, FL Impact! Aired October 15, 2004.
55
3Live Kru
2
November 7, 2004 28 Orlando, FL Victory Road (2004) Konnan and James won the title, with Killings also defending via the "Freebird Rule"
56
Team Canada
2
December 5, 2004 42 Orlando, FL TNA Turning Point (2004) Defeated James and Killings for the title
57
America's Most Wanted
(Chris Harris (6) and James Storm (6))
5
January 16, 2005 100 Orlando, FL Final Resolution (2005)
58
The Naturals
2
April 26, 2005 162 Orlando, FL Impact!
Vacated
October 5, 2005
Springfield, TN Live event Title is held up after a match against Eric Young and Cassidy Riley.
59
The Naturals
3
October 8, 2005 3 Nashville, TN 57th Anniversary Show Defeated Young and Riley in a Nashville Street Fight.
60
America's Most Wanted
(Chris Harris (7) and James Storm (7))
6
October 11, 2005 250 Orlando, FL Impact! Aired October 22, 2006.
61
A.J. Styles (3) and Christopher Daniels (5)
1
June 18, 2006 64 Orlando, FL Slammiversary (2006)
62
The Latin American Xchange
(Homicide and Hernandez)
1
August 21, 2006 34 Orlando, FL Impact! This was a Border Brawl match. Aired August 24, 2006.
63
A.J. Styles (4) and Christopher Daniels (6)
2
September 24, 2006 28 Orlando, FL No Surrender (2006) This was an Ultimate X match.
64
The Latin American Xchange
2
October 22, 2006 175 Plymouth Township, MI Bound for Glory (2006) This was a Six Sides of Steel match.
65
Team 3D
(Brother Ray and Brother Devon)
1
April 15, 2007 28 Saint Charles, MO Lockdown (2007) This was an Electrified Six Sides of Steel match.
Vacated
May 13, 2007
Charlotte, NC Live event Team 3D is stripped of the titles when NWA and TNA sever their business relationship. NWA regains control of the titles while TNA creates the new TNA World Tag Team Championship.
66
The Real American Heroes
(Karl Anderson and Joey Ryan)
1
July 8, 2007 217 McAllen, TX Live event Defeated Billy Kidman & Sean Waltman and Incognito & Sicodelico, Jr. in a three-way match.
67
Los Luchas
(Phoenix Star and Zokre)
1
February 10, 2008 237 Las Vegas, NV Live event
68
The Skullkrushers
(Rasche Brown and Keith Walker)
1
October 4, 2008 777 Robstown, TX Live event Longest reign in the championship's history.
69
Dark City Fight Club
(Jon Davis and Kory Chavis)
1
November 20, 2010 162 Milwaukee, WI Live event
70
The Usual Suspects
(A.J. Steele and Murder One)
1
May 1, 2011 14 Warner Robins, GA NWA RPW Memorial Mayhem (2011)
71
Dark City Fight Club
2
May 15, 2011 580 Warner Robins, GA NWA RPW live event
72
The Kingz of the Underground
(Scot Summers and Ryan Genesis)
1
December 15, 2012 126 San Antonio, TX NWA BOW December to Remember Defeated Kory Chavis and Lance Hoyt for the title; Davis was absent for "personal reasons" and had not teamed with Chavis in quite some time but the NWA never stripped the Dark City Fight Club of their championship.
73
Killer Elite Squad
(Davey Boy Smith, Jr. and Lance Archer (3))
1
April 20, 2013 203 Houston, TX NWA Houston Parade of Champions Smith and Archer's IWGP Tag Team Championship was also at stake in this match.[2]
74
The Iron Godz
(Jax Dane and Rob Conway)
1
November 9, 2013 148 Osaka, Japan Power Struggle This was a three-way match, also involving Tencozy (Hiroyoshi Tenzan and Satoshi Kojima). Conway and Dane won the first fall of a two-fall match; Smith and Archer regained the IWGP title in the other.[3]
75
Tencozy
(Hiroyoshi Tenzan and Satoshi Kojima)
1
April 6, 2014 97+ Tokyo, Japan Invasion Attack 2014 [4]

List of top combined reigns[edit]

Indicates the current champions
¤ The exact length of at least one title reign is uncertain; the combined length may not be correct.

As of July 12, 2014.

By team[edit]

Rank Team No. of reigns Combined Days
1 The Skullkrushers
(Rasche Brown and Keith Walker)
1 777
2 The Dark City Fight Club
(Jon Davis and Kory Chavis)
2 742
3 America's Most Wanted
(Chris Harris and James Storm)
6 517
4 The New Heavenly Bodies
("Casanova" Chris Nelson and "Vivacious" Vito DeNucci)
3 328
5 The Rock 'n' Roll Express
(Ricky Morton and Robert Gibson)
4 253¤
6 Bad Attitude
(David Young and Rick Michaels)
3 237
Los Luchas
(Phoenix Star and Zokre)
1 237
8 Tarzan Goto and Mr. Gannosuke 1 236¤
9 The Naturals
(Chase Stevens and Andy Douglas)
3 228
10 The Real American Heroes
(Karl Anderson and Joey Ryan)
1 217
11 The Latin American Xchange
(Homicide and Hernandez)
2 209
12 Killer Elite Squad
(Davey Boy Smith, Jr. and Lance Archer)
1 203
13 xXx
(Curtis Thompson and Drake Dawson)
2 152
14 The IronGodz
(Jax Dane and Rob Conway)
1 148
15 Team Extreme
(Kit Carson and Khris Germany)
2 140
16 The New Midnight Express
(Bodacious Bart and Bombastic Bob)
1 137
17 The Brotherhood
(Eric Sbraccia and Knuckles Nelson)
1 130

By wrestler[edit]

Rank Wrestler No. of reigns Combined Days
1 Keith Walker 1 777
Rasche Brown 1 777
3 Jon Davis 2 742
Kory Chavis 2 742
5 James Storm 7 538
6 Chris Harris 7 530
7 "Vivacious" Vito DeNucci 3 328
"Casanova" Chris Nelson 3 328
9 Dallas/Lance Archer 3 260
10 Robert Gibson 4 253¤
Ricky Morton 4 253¤
12 Rick Michaels 3 237
David Young 3 237
Phoenix Star 1 237
Zokre 1 237
16 Mr. Gannosuke 1 236¤
Tarzan Goto 1 236¤
18 Knuckles Nelson 3 235
19 Andy Douglas 3 228
Chase Stevens 3 228
21 Karl Anderson 1 217
Joey Ryan 1 217
23 Christopher Daniels 6 211
24 Hernandez 2 209
Homicide 2 209
26 Davey Boy Smith, Jr. 1 203

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