NWA Florida Tag Team Championship

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NWA Florida Tag Team Championship
Details
Current champion(s) Andreas Rossi & Tommy Taylor
Date won March 30, 2013
Date established December 10, 1968
Promotion Championship Wrestling from Florida
NWA Florida

Pro Wrestling Fusion
NWA Florida Underground

The NWA Florida Tag Team Championship is the primary tag team title in NWA Florida Underground Wrestling. It started out in 1968 as the main tag team title in Championship Wrestling from Florida and lasted until 1990 when it was abandoned. It was picked back up in 1997 by NWA Florida, where it was the primary tag team title until June 2005, when the company shut down. In August 2009, the title was picked up by Florida-based Pro Wrestling Fusion until 2011. NWA Florida Underground transformed its FUW Tag Team championship to the NWA Florida Tag Team championship in 2012[1][2]

Title history[edit]

Wrestler: Reigns Together: Date: Location: Notes:
The Medics
(Billy Garrett & Jim Starr)
1 December 10, 1968 Tampa, Fla. Won tournament over Jose Lothario & Wahoo McDaniel
Held Up January 21, 1969 Titles held up after match against Jack Brisco & Nick Kozak
The Medics
(Billy Garrett & Jim Starr)
2 January 28, 1969 Tampa, Fla. won tournament
Held Up February 18, 1969 Titles held up after match against Bobby & Lee Fields
The Medics
(Billy Garrett & Jim Starr)
3 February 15, 1969 Tampa, Fla. Won rematch
Lester Welch & The Gladiator (Ricky Hunter) 1 April 29, 1969 Tampa, Fla.
Hiro Matsuda & Missouri Mauler 1 May 27, 1969 Tampa, Fla.
Jack Brisco & Ciclon Negro 1 July 22, 1969 Tampa, Fla.
Hiro Matsuda & Ciclon Negro 2 August 5, 1969 Tampa, Fla.
Ciclon Negro & Sam Steamboat 1 September 3, 1969 Miami, Fla.
Bronco Lubich & Chris Markoff 1 October 25, 1969 Tampa, Fla.
Missouri Mauler & Dale Lewis 1 March 14, 1970 Tampa, Fla.
Jose Lothario & Argentina Apollo 1 April 20, 1970 Orlando, Fla.
The Texas Outlaws
(Dick Murdoch & Dusty Rhodes)
1 September 17, 1970 Jacksonville, Fla.
Stripped December 1970 Titles Stripped
Jose Lothario & Danny Miller 1 December 25, 1970 Tampa, Fla. Defeated the Infernos in tournament final
The Infernos
(Frankie Cain & Rocky Smith)
1 January 4, 1971 Orlando, Fla.
Jack & Jerry Brisco 1 February 16, 1971 Tampa, Fla.
Dory Funk, Jr. & Terry Funk 1 March 30, 1971 Tampa, Fla.
Jack & Jerry Brisco 2 April 13, 1971 Tampa, Fla.
Vacated 1971 Jerry injured
Ron Garvin & Ole Anderson 1 July 2, 1971 Jacksonville, Fla. Won tournament
The Australians
(Ron Miller & Larry O'Dea)
1 August 5, 1971 Jacksonville, Fla.
Dick Murdoch & Bobby Duncum 1 October 21, 1971 Tampa, Fla.
The Australians
(Ron Miller & Larry O'Day)
2 November 1971 Miami, Fla.
The Alaskans
(Mike York & Frank Monte)
1 December 8, 1971 Miami, Fla.
The Australians
(Ron Miller & Larry O'Day)
3 December 1971 Miami, Fla.
The Infernos
(Frankie Cain & Rocky Smith
2 January 10, 1972 West Palm Beach, Fla.
The Australians
(Ron Miller & Larry O'Day)
4 February 15, 1972 Tampa, Fla.
Bobby Shane & Bearcat Wright 1 March 9, 1972 Tampa, Fla.
Boris Malenko & Bob Roop 1 May 9, 1972 Tampa, Fla.
Mike Webster & The Professional (Doug Gilbert) 1 May 31, 1972 Miami, Fla.
Boris Malenko & Johnny Walker 1 June 24, 1972 Jacksonville, Fla.
The Zodiac & Taurus 1 June 29, 1972 Jacksonville, Fla.
Hiro Matsuda & Tim Woods 1 July 5, 1972 Miami, Fla.
Nick Bockwinkel & Ray Stevens 1 July 20, 1972 Tampa, Fla.
Hiro Matsuda & Bob Orton 1 August 15, 1972 Tampa, Fla.
Vacated September 5, 1972 Team splits
Ron Fuller & Jimmy Golden 1 September 19, 1972 Tampa, Fla. Defeated Paul Jones & Dick Murdoch in tournament final
Norvell Austin & Sputnik Monroe 1 October 10, 1972 Tampa, Fla.
Jack & Jerry Brisco 3 November 16, 1972 Tampa, Fla.
Bobby Shane & Chris Markoff 1 December 27, 1972 Miami, Fla.
Tim Woods & Big Bad John 1 January 17, 1973 Miami, Fla.
Bobby Shane & Gorgeous George, Jr. 1 February 13, 1973 Tampa, Fla.
Mike Graham & Kevin Sullivan 1 February 20, 1973 Tampa, Fla.
The Samoans
(Tio Tio & Reno Tufuuli)
1 June 1, 1973 St. Petersburg, Fla.
Mike Graham & Kevin Sullivan 2 July 31, 1973 Tampa, Fla.
Dick Slater & Dusty Rhodes 1 1973 Florida
Jos & Paul LeDuc 1 December 1973 Florida
Dick Slater & Stan Vachon 1 March 1974 Florida
The Hollywood Blonds
(Buddy Roberts & Jerry Brown)
1 March 1974 Florida
Dick Slater & Toru Tanaka 1 October 1974 Florida
Dominic DeNucci & Tony Parisi 1 January 1975 Florida
Dick Slater & Johnny Weaver 1 February 1975 Florida
Harley Race & Roger Kirby 1 April 16, 1975 Miami, Fla.
Vacated 1975 Titles vacant
Harley Race & Bob Roop 1 June 14, 1975 St. Petersburg, Fla.
Harley Race & Roger Kirby 2 1975 records unclear as to how they got the titles
Ciclon Negro & Omar Atlas 1 September 1975 Florida
Roger Kirby & Rip Hawk 1 December 1975 Florida
James J. Dillon & Roger Kirby 1 1975 records unclear as to how they got the titles
Ciclon Negro & Omar Atlas 2 1975 Florida
Roger Kirby & Rip Hawk 2 February 1976 Florida
Eddie & Mike Graham 1 1976 Florida
Bob Orton & Bob Orton, Jr. 1 April 1976 Florida
Bob Orton, Jr. & Bob Roop 1 April 1976 Orton gave his half to Roop
Bob Backlund & Steve Keirn 1 1976 Florida
The Hollywood Blonds
(Buddy Roberts & Jerry Brown)
2 October 1976 Florida
Mike Graham & Ken Lucas 1 1976 Florida
Bob Orton, Jr. & Bob Roop 2 1976 Florida
Jack & Jerry Brisco 4 January 1977 Florida
Ox Baker & Superstar Billy Graham 1 1977 Florida
Jack & Jerry Brisco 5 June 1977 Florida
Ivan Koloff & Pat Patterson 1 July 1977 Florida
Rocky Johnson & Pedro Morales 1 1977 Florida
Ivan Koloff & Mr. Saito 1 1977 Florida
Mike Graham & Steve Keirn 1 1977 Florida
Ivan Koloff & Mr. Saito 2 1977 Florida
Mike Graham & Steve Keirn 2 1977 Florida
Vacated 1977 Titles vacant
Ivan Koloff & Mr. Saito 3 December 6, 1977 Tampa, Fla. defeated Masked Marauders in tournament final
Jack & Jerry Brisco 6 January 25, 1978 Miami, Fla.
Mr. Saito & Mr. Sato 1 March 1978 Florida
Jack & Jerry Brisco 7 June 13, 1978 Miami, Fla.
The Spoilers
(Don Jardine & Bobby Duncum)
1 June 27, 1978 Tampa, Fla.
Mike Graham & Steve Keirn 3 August 12, 1978 St. Petersburg, Fla.
Mr. Saito & Mr. Sato 2 1978 Florida
Mike Graham & Steve Keirn 4 September 23, 1978 Lakeland, Fla.
Pak Song & Eric the Red 1 October 14, 1978 Florida
Pak Song & Mr. Uganda (Ciclon Negro) 1 November 10, 1978 Title given to Mr. Uganda, after Eric the Red is involved in a traffic accident, that would later claim his life.
Mike Graham & Steve Keirn 5 February 1979 Florida
Bugsy McGraw & Thor the Viking 1 1979 Florida
Jimmy Garvin & Steve Keirn 1 July 1979 Florida
Mr. Hito & Mr. Sakurada 1 August 25, 1979 St. Petersburg, Fla.
Ray Stevens & Mike Graham 1 October 9, 1979 Tampa, Fla.
Stan Lane & Bryan St. John 1 October 30, 1979 Tampa, Fla.
Vacated November 6, 1979 Titles vacated after match with Mr. Sakurada & Mr. Hito
Mike Graham & Steve Keirn 6 November 13, 1979 Tampa, Fla. Defeated Mr. Sakurada & Mr. Hito
Stan Lane & Bryan St. John 2 November 25, 1979 St. Petersburg, Fla.
Jack Brisco & Jimmy Garvin 1 March 10, 1980 West Palm Beach, Fla.
Stan Lane & Bryan St. John 3 June 1980 Florida
Jack & Jerry Brisco 8 1980 Florida
Ivan Koloff & Nikolai Volkoff 1 August 7, 1980 Jacksonville, Fla.
Dusty Rhodes & Bobo Brazil 1 August 1980 Florida
Vacated 1980 Titles vacant
Barry Windham & Scott McGhee 1 October 18, 1980 St. Petersburg, Fla. defeated Assassins in tournament final
The Cowboy Connection
(Bobby Jaggers & R.T. Tyler)
1 December 2, 1980 Florida
Barry Windham & Mike Graham 1 January 2, 1981 Orlando, Fla.
The Cowboy Connection
(Bobby Jaggers & R.T. Tyler)
2 January 1981 Tampa, Fla.
Dusty Rhodes & André the Giant 1 February 15, 1981 Ft. Lauderdale, Fla.
Vacated 1981 Title inactive
The New Breed
(Chris Champion & Sean Royal)
1 December 25, 1986 Tampa, Fla. Defeated Kendall Windham & Vic Steamboat
Southern Boys
(Steve Armstrong & Tracy Smothers)
1 February 21, 1987 Sarasota, Fla.
The MOD Squad
(Basher & Spike)
1 March 15, 1987 Daytona Beach, Fla.
Mike Graham & Steve Keirn 7 April 17, 1987 Daytona, Beach, Fla.
Sheepherders
Butch Miller & Luke Williams)
1 June 23, 1987 Tampa, Fla.
Mike Graham & Steve Keirn 8 August 29, 1987 St. Petersburg, Fla.
The Mighty Yankees
(Bob Cook & Jerry Grey)
1 September 8, 1987 Tampa, Fla.
Mike Graham & Steve Keirn 9 October 17, 1987 Lakeland, Fla.
Renamed FCW Tag Team Titles
Johnny Ace & The Terminator 1 September 20, 1988 Tampa, Fla.
The Nasty Boys
(Brian Knobs & Jerry Sags)
1 January 5, 1989 Nassau, Bahamas
Johnny Ace & The Terminator 2 January 26, 1989 Tampa, Fla.
The Nasty Boys
Brian Knobs & Jerry Sags
2 March 24, 1989 St. Petersburg, Fla. This was a Steel Cage Match.
Southern Force
(Black Bart & Bobby Jaggers)
1 March 28, 1989 Tampa, Fla.
Mike Graham & Dustin Rhodes 1 May 9, 1989 Tampa, Fla.
Southern Force
(Black Bart & Tony Anthony)
1 May 1989 Tampa, Fla.
The Nasty Boys
Brian Knobs & Jerry Sags
3 June 11, 1989 Orlando, Fla.
The Playboys
(Brett Sawyer & Jim Backlund)
1 July 1989 Awarded
The Nasty Boys
Brian Knobs & Jerry Sags
4 August 22, 1989 Tampa, Fla.
Jumbo Barretta & Dennis Knight 1 October 17, 1989 Tampa, Fla.
Mark Starr & Lou Perez 1 November 12, 1989 Tampa, Fla.
The Bounty Hunters
Big Al Green & Tim Parker
1 November 16, 1989 Tampa, Fla.
The Nasty Boys
Brian Knobs & Jerry Sags
5 January 6, 1990 Nassau, Bahamas
Robert Fuller & Kendall Windham 1 April 12, 1990 Tampa, Fla.
Mike Graham & Joe Gomez 1 May 9, 1990 Tampa, Fla.
Vacated 1990 Graham retired
Mark Starr & Sgt. Rock 1 September 13, 1990 Tampa, Fla. defeated Joe Gomez & Hurricane Walker
Hurricane Walker & Tim Parker 1 1990 Florida
Sgt. Rock & Ron Slinker 1 November 12, 1990 Florida
Title Retired 1990 Title abandoned
Titles revived by NWA Florida
Blackhearts
(Apocalypse & Destruction)
1 1997 records unclear as to whom they defeated
Vacated 1998 Titles vacant
Steve Keirn & Brian Blair 1 November 13, 1998 Gainesville, Fla. (defeated Cuban Assassin & Pepe Prado)
Held Up August 15, 2000 Titles held up after match against The Bushwackers (AKA The Sheepherders)
Brian Blair & Cyborg 1 November 14, 2000 Tampa, Fla. (Blair defeats Keirn & chooses partner)
Vacated July 10, 2001 Both injured
The Shane Twins
(Mike & Todd Shane)
1 July 10, 2001 Tampa, Fla. Won 3-way match
Quickiemart
(Yaz & Agent Steele)
1 December 8, 2001 St. Petersburg, Fla.
Wrongful Death
(Naphtali & Dagon Briggs)
1 February 8, 2002 St. Petersburg, Fla.
Nick Berk & Z-Barr 1 March 29, 2002 St. Petersburg, Fla.
Wrongful Death
(Naphtali & Dagon Briggs)
2 March 30, 2002 Crystal River, Fla.
Mike & Todd Shane 2 May 25, 2002 St. Petersburg, Fla.
Scoot Andrews & Mike Sullivan 1 October 11, 2002 St. Petersburg, Fla.
Mike & Todd Shane 3 February 8, 2003 St. Petersburg, Fla.
Tommy & Ricky Vandal 1 June 14, 2003 Pinellas Park, Fla.
Mike & Todd Shane 4 August 16, 2003 Pinellas Park, Fla.
Fahrenheit 420
(Stash & David Mercury)
1 February 28, 2004 St. Petersburg, Fla.
Mikey Tenderfoot & Justice 1 April 17, 2004 Brandon, Fla.
Jerrelle Clark & Mikey Batts 1 September 18, 2004 Brandon, Fla.
Frankie Capone & Marcus Dillon 1 November 20, 2004 Brandon, Fla.
Titles retired in June 2005, when NWA Florida shuts down
Titles reactivated in August 2009 in Pro Wrestling Fusion
The Dark City Fight Club
(Jon Davis & Kory Chavis)
1 August 22, 2009 Daytona Beach, Fla. Defeated Sinn Bodhi and Dagon to win the vacant Championship
The New Heavenly Bodies
(Chris Nelson and Vito DeNucci)
1 April 3, 2010 Tampa, Fla.
The Dark City Fight Club
(Jon Davis & Kory Chavis)
2 April 16, 2010 Sanford, Fla.
Vacated N/A November 20, 2010 N/A. The Dark City Fight Club won the NWA World Tag Team Championship
NWA Signature Pro reactivated titles in 2012
The James Boys
(Luke & Rich)
1 January 10, 2012 Tampa, Fla.
Canadian Connection
(Kennedy Kendrick & JD Maverick)
1 March 29, 2012 Largo,Fl Defeated the James Boys in a 2 out of 3 falls match at Big Ass Bash
The James Boys
(Luke & Rich)
2 May 28, 2012 New Port Richey, Fla.
StateLine
(Eddie Taurus and Damien Angel)
1 October 20, 2012 Largo,Fl
Rule Britania
(Andreas Rossi & Tommy Taylor)
1 March 30, 2013 Tampa,Fl
James Alexander & JD Maverick 1 August 5, 2013 Tampa, Fla.
Kennedy Kendrick & Deimos 1 January 25, 2014 Tampa, Fla. Won a Fatal 4 way match at NWA FUW Underground Shines 2
Generation Genesis
(Mitch Mitchell & Jeff Boom)
1 April 11, 2014 St, Petersburg, Fla. Won a street fight to win titles
Team Lucha
(Jay Rios & Cruz)
1 September 26,2014 Tampa,Fla.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Royal Duncan & Gary Will (2006). Wrestling Title Histories (4th ed.). Archeus Communications. ISBN 0-9698161-5-4. 
  2. ^ "Title history at Puroresu Dojo".