NWA Georgia Tag Team Championship

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NWA Georgia Tag Team Championship
Details
Date established July 5, 1968
Date retired November 22, 2005
Promotion NWA Wildside
Other name(s)
  • MCW/NWA Georgia Tag Team Championship
  • NWA Wildside Tag Team Championship

The NWA Georgia Tag Team Championship was the top tag team championship in Georgia Championship Wrestling from 1968 to 1980, when it was replaced with the NWA National Tag Team Championship.

The title was revived in 1998 by Music City Wrestling as the MCW/NWA Georgia Tag Team Championship. In 1999, it became the top tag team title in NWA Georgia/Wildside as the NWA Wildside Tag Team Championship, until April 2005, when Wildside closed.[1][2][3][4]

Title history[edit]

(n) indicates that a title change happened no later than the date listed. Silver marks in the history indicate periods of unknown lineage.

Wrestlers: Times: Date: Location: Notes:
NWA Georgia Tag Team Championship
Alberto and Ramon Torres 1 July 5, 1968 Atlanta, Georgia Defeated El Mongol and Tarzan Tyler in a tournament final.
Butcher and Stan Vachon 1 September 6, 1968 Atlanta, Georgia
Alberto and Ramon Torres 2 September 20, 1968 Atlanta, Georgia
Butcher and Stan Vachon 2 October 29, 1968 Savannah, Georgia
Alberto and Ramon Torres 3 November, 1968
The Assassins
(Assassin #1 and Assassin #2)
1 November 22, 1968 Atlanta, Georgia
Alberto and Ramon Torres 4 January, 1969
Assassin #2 and The Professional 1 January 25, 1969
Buddy Fuller and Ray Gunkel 1 March 21, 1969 Atlanta, Georgia
The title was vacated in March 1969.
The Assassins 2 April 4, 1969 Atlanta, Georgia Defeated El Mongol and Louie Tillet in a tournament final.
El Mongol and The Professional 1 June 27, 1969 Atlanta, Georgia
Mr. Ito and Chati Yokouchi 1 July 10, 1969 Athens, Georgia
The Assassins 3 August, 1969
Buddy Fuller and Ray Gunkel 2 October 10, 1969 Atlanta, Georgia
The Assassins 4 December 19, 1969 Atlanta, Georgia With Nick Bockwinkel, defeated Fuller, Gunkel and The Professional in a six-man tag team match in which Fuller and Gunkel's title was on the line.
Buddy Fuller and Ray Gunkel 3 March 20, 1970 Atlanta, Georgia
The title was vacated in 1970.
The Professional and Bobby Shane 1 July 3, 1970 Atlanta, Georgia Defeated Bubby Colt and Homer O'Dell in a tournament final.
The Assassins 5 August 28, 1970 Atlanta, Georgia
The title was vacated in September 1970. The Professional and Bobby Shane had defeated The Assassins for the title on 1970-09-25 but the title change was disallowed due to illegal headgear worn by The Professional and Shane.
The Assassins 6 October 16, 1970 Atlanta, Georgia Defeated Mr. Ito & The Great Ota and The Professional & Bobby Shane in a three-team tournament.
Ray Gunkel and El Mongol 1 April 2, 1971 Atlanta, Georgia
The Assassins 7 June 11, 1971 Atlanta, Georgia Originally lost, but the decision was reversed.
The title was later vacated.
The Assassins 8 August, 1971
The title was vacated when GCW promoter Paul Jones ruled that The Assassins deliberately got disqualified in a match against Argentina Apollo and Dick Steinborn.
The Assassins 9 1971 Defeated Argentina Apollo and Dick Steinborn in a rematch.
The title was held up on 1971-11-19 after a match against Jimmy Dancing Bear and El Mongol.
The Assassins 10 November 26, 1971 Atlanta, Georgia Defeated Bob Armstrong and Bill Dromo by forfeit in a tournament final, due to Armstrong being injured.
Buddy Fuller and Ray Gunkel 4 December 17, 1971 Atlanta, Georgia
The Assassins 11 March, 1972
The title was stripped in August 1972 after The Assassins intentionally got disqualified in a match against Bob Armstrong and Dick Steinborn.
Bob Armstrong and Dick Steinborn 1 August, 1972 Defeated The Assassins in a rematch.
The Assassins 12 September, 1972
The title was vacated in September 1972 after Assassin #2 (Tom Renesto) retired and unmasked.
Skandor Akbar and Ox Baker 1 September 15, 1972 Atlanta, Georgia
Argentina Apollo and Dick Steinborn 1 October 20, 1972 Atlanta, Georgia
The title was vacated in November 1972 when Apollo and Steinborn quit GCW to open All-South Championship Wrestling with Ann Gunkel.
Eddie and Mike Graham 1 December 29, 1972 Atlanta, Georgia Defeated Rocket and Sputnik Monroe in a tournament final.
The Super Infernos
(Doug Gilbert and Don Smith)
1 May, 1973
Bob Orton, Jr. and Mr. Wrestling II 1 June 9, 1973
The Super Infernos 2 August, 1973
The title was stripped on 1973-09-03 when The Super Infernos got themselves deliberately disqualified in Savannah, Georgia.
Bobby Duncum and Stan Vachon 1 September 21, 1973 Atlanta, Georgia
Bob Armstrong and Robert Fuller 1 October 27, 1973
Gorgeous George, Jr. and Bobby Shane 1 December 21, 1973 Atlanta, Georgia
The title was held up on 1974-01-04 after a match against Bob Armstrong and Robert Fuller in Atlanta, Georgia.
Ron and Terry Garvin 1 January 18, 1974 Atlanta, Georgia Defeated Bob Armstrong and Robert Fuller in a tournament final.
Bob Armstrong and Robert Fuller 2 March 8, 1974 Atlanta, Georgia
Ron and Terry Garvin 2 March 15, 1974 Atlanta, Georgia
Bob Armstrong and Robert Fuller 3 May 24, 1974 Atlanta, Georgia
The Minnesota Wrecking Crew
(Gene and Ole Anderson)
1 May 31, 1974 Atlanta, Georgia
Mr. Wrestling I and Mr. Wrestling II 3 August 2, 1974 Atlanta, Georgia
The Minnesota Wrecking Crew (Gene/Ole) 2 August 16, 1974 Atlanta, Georgia Defeated Harley Race and Mr. Wrestling I after Mr. Wrestling II paid $10,000 to defend his half of the title for him.
Mr. Wrestling I and Mr. Wrestling II 2 September 6, 1974 Atlanta, Georgia
The Minnesota Wrecking Crew (Gene/Ole) 3 September 20, 1974 Atlanta, Georgia
The title was held up on 1974-10-25 after a match against Buddy Colt and Harley Race in Atlanta, Georgia.
Buddy Colt and Roger Kirby 1 November 1, 1974 Atlanta, Georgia Defeated The Minnesota Wrecking Crew.
Jerry Brisco and Rocky Johnson 1 January 25, 1975 Atlanta, Georgia
Assassin #2 and Toru Tanaka 1 March, 1975
Bob Armstrong and Robert Fuller 4 May 9, 1975 Atlanta, Georgia
Bob Orton, Jr. and Dick Slater 1 June 27, 1975 Atlanta, Georgia
The title was vacated in August 1975 when Orton and Slater win an unknown version of the United States Tag Team Championship.
Mr. Fuji and Toru Tanaka 1 September 19, 1975 Atlanta, Georgia Won a tournament.
Bob Backlund and Jerry Brisco 1 October, 1975
Tony Charles and Les Thornton 1 December, 1975 (n)
The title was vacated in 1976.
Jerry and Ted Oates 1 May 21, 1976 Atlanta, Georgia Won a tournament.
Black Gordman and Goliath 1 June, 1976
Dean Ho and Ken Mantell 1 July 2, 1976 Atlanta, Georgia
Jimmy and Johnny Valiant 1 July 16, 1976 Atlanta, Georgia
Porkchop Cash and Tom Jones 1 September 10, 1976 Atlanta, Georgia
The Minnesota Wrecking Crew (Gene/Ole) 4 October 22, 1976 Atlanta, Georgia
Mr. Wrestling I and Mr. Wrestling II 3 January 14, 1977
The Minnesota Wrecking Crew (Gene/Ole) 5 February 25, 1977 Atlanta, Georgia
Thunderbolt Patterson and Mr. Wrestling 1 April 29, 1977 Atlanta, Georgia
The Minnesota Wrecking Crew (Gene/Ole) 6 June, 1977
The Executioner and Pak Song 1 September, 1977
Tony Atlas and Tommy Rich 1 November, 1977 (n)
The Minnesota Wrecking Crew (Gene/Ole) 7 1977
Stan Hansen and Tommy Rich 1 1977
Ole Anderson and Jacques Goulet 1 December 13, 1977 Macon, Georgia
Tony Atlas and Mr. Wrestling II 1 February, 1978 Columbus, Georgia
The Minnesota Wrecking Crew
(Lars and Ole Anderson)
1 March, 1978 Macon, Georgia
Thunderbolt Patterson and Tommy Rich 1 March 21, 1978 Atlanta, Georgia
Ole Anderson and Ivan Koloff 1 June, 1978
Tony Atlas and Thunderbolt Patterson 1 June 23, 1978 Atlanta, Georgia
Ole Anderson and Ivan Koloff 2 July, 1978
Rick Martel and Tommy Rich 1 October 13, 1978 Atlanta, Georgia
Stan Hansen and Ole Anderson 1 October 27, 1978 Atlanta, Georgia Defeated Tommy Rich and Mr. Wrestling II.
The title was vacated in November 1978.
Dory Funk, Jr. and Terry Funk 1 November 23, 1978 Atlanta, Georgia Defeated Jack and Jerry Brisco in a tournament final.
Jack and Jerry Brisco 1 January 1, 1979 Atlanta, Georgia
Ole Anderson and Ivan Koloff 3 January 19, 1979 Atlanta, Georgia
Norvell Austin and Rufus R. Jones 1 April 25, 1979 Augusta, Georgia
The title was vacated in May 1979.
Wahoo McDaniel and Tommy Rich 1 May 18, 1979 Atlanta, Georgia Defeated Ole Anderson and Ivan Koloff.
Ole Anderson and Ivan Koloff 4 June 8, 1979 Atlanta, Georgia
Stan Hansen and Tommy Rich 2 July 2, 1979 Augusta, Georgia
Ole Anderson and Ivan Koloff 5 August 31, 1979 Atlanta, Georgia
Crusher Lisowski and Tommy Rich 1 September 21, 1979 Atlanta, Georgia
Ole Anderson and Ernie Ladd 1 October 5, 1979
The title was vacated on 1979-10-15.
Austin Idol and The Masked Superstar 1 November 25, 1979 Atlanta, Georgia Defeated Crusher Lisowski and Tommy Rich.
Jack and Jerry Brisco 2 December 25, 1979
Ole Anderson and Jerry Brisco 1 1980 Jack Brisco gave his half of the title to Anderson.
Ivan Koloff and Alexis Smirnoff 1 March, 1980 (n)
Tony Atlas and Kevin Sullivan 1 April, 1980 (n)
Ivan Koloff and Alexis Smirnoff 2 April 26, 1980 Atlanta, Georgia
The Minnesota Wrecking Crew (Lars/Ole) 2 June 8, 1980 Atlanta, Georgia
The Assassins (not the original) 1 June 16, 1980 Augusta, Georgia
Steve Keirn and Mr. Wrestling I 1 July 30, 1980 Columbus, Ohio
The Assassins 2 August 6, 1980 Columbus, Ohio
Mr. Wrestling I and Mr. Wrestling II 4 September 19, 1980 Griffin, Georgia
The Fabulous Freebirds
(Terry Gordy and Michael Hayes)
1 October 10, 1980 Atlanta, Georgia Won a three-team tournament, defeating Mr. Wrestling I & Mr. Wrestling II and The Assassins.
The title was held up on 1980-11-14 after a match against Austin Idol and Kevin Sullivan.
The Fabulous Freebirds defeated Robert Fuller and Stan Frazier in a tournament final to become the first NWA National Tag Team Champions on 1980-11-27 in Atlanta, Georgia. The National title replaced the Georgia title, ending its lineage here.
Music City Wrestling revived the title in 1998.
MCW/NWA Georgia Tag Team Championship
Hot and Heavy
(Frenchy Riviera and Silky Boom Boom)
1 October 17, 1998 Eatonton, Georgia Defeated Shane Helms & Mike Maverick and The Centerfolds in an elimination match.
The Samoan Death Squad
(Faku and Spade)
1 March 11, 1999 Loganville, Georgia
Billy Black and Joel Deaton 1 April 1, 1999 Loganville, Georgia
The title was stripped on 1999-06-10 in Loganville, Georgia when Black attacked promoter Bill Behrens.
Rukkus and Vic Violent 1 June 10, 1999 Loganville, Georgia Defeated Mark Davis and Faku.
The title was stripped in 1999 when Rukkus and Violent no-showed a title defense.
David and Shane Young 1 August 19, 1999 Loganville, Georgia Defeated Terry Lawler and Bart Sawyer.
The Road Hoggs
(Joe Harley and Pan Head Nelson)
1 November 20, 1999 Cornelia, Georgia Defeated Rick Michaels (subbing for Shane Young) and David Young to win both the NWA Georgia Tag Team Championship and the National Championship Wrestling (NCW) Tag Team Championship and unify both titles.
The title becomes a part of NWA Wildside, formed from the merger of National Championship Wrestling and NWA Georgia.
NWA Wildside Tag Team Championship
The Underdogs
(Big Eddie Cool and Mark E. Mark)
1 December 4, 1999 Cornelia, Georgia
Bad Attitude
(Rick Michaels and David Young)
1 January 8, 2000 Cornelia, Georgia
The Rock 'n' Roll Express
(Robert Gibson and Ricky Morton)
1 February 19, 2000 Cornelia, Georgia
Bad Attitude 2 June 17, 2000 Cornelia, Georgia
The title was vacated when Bad Attitude won the NWA World Tag Team Championship, defeating Triple X (Drake Dawson and Curtis Thompson) on 2000-08-15 in Tampa, Florida.
The Boogaloo Crew
(J.C. Dazz and Scottie Wrenn)
1 August 19, 2000 Cornelia, Georgia Defeated Terry Knight and Onyx in a tournament final.
Suicidal Tendencies
(Adam Jacobs and John Phoenix)
1 January 6, 2001 Cornelia, Georgia
3 Count
(Shane Helms and Shannon Moore)
1 January 19, 2001 Cornelia, Georgia
The Boogaloo Crew 2 January 20, 2001 Cornelia, Georgia Defeated 3 Count and Suicidal Tendencies in a three-way match.
The Kohl Brothers
(Keith and Kent Kohl)
1 February 3, 2001 Cornelia, Georgia
Romeo Bliss and David Flair 1 March 24, 2001 Cornelia, Georgia
The Kohl Brothers 2 April 21, 2001 Cornelia, Georgia
TNT
(Todd Sexton and Tony Stradlin)
1 August 4, 2001 Cornelia, Georgia
Blackout
(Homicide and Rainman)
1 August 10, 2001 Kingsport, Tennessee Total Destruction (Rusty Riddle and Sean Royal) defeated Blackout on the same night, however, due to Total Destruction being banned from NWA Wildside for 30 days, the titles were returned to Blackout on 2001-08-18 in Cornelia, Georgia.
Project Mayhem
(Tank and White Trash)
1 October 19, 2001 Cornelia, Georgia
Blackout 2 November 17, 2001 Cornelia, Georgia Defeated Project Mayhem, Bad Attitude (Terry Knight and David Young) and The Lost Boyz (Azrieal and Gabriel) in a four-way match.
The Lost Boyz
(Azrieal and Gabriel)
1 March 22, 2002 Cornelia, Georgia This was a ladder match.
Briscoe Brothers
(Jay and Mark Briscoe)
1 August 3, 2002 Cornelia, Georgia Defeated The Lost Boyz, TNT and The S.A.T. (Joél and José Maximo) in an elimination match, last defeating TNT.
TNT 2 August 17, 2002 Cornelia, Georgia
Tank and Scottie Wrenn 1 November 2, 2002 Cornelia, Georgia
Future Shock
(Jay Freeze and Brandon P.)
1 March 28, 2003 Cornelia, Georgia Defeated Tank & Scottie Wrenn and The Lost Boyz in a three-way ladder match.
The Impact
(Scott Cage and Kaos)
1 June 20, 2003 Cornelia, Georgia
Bulldog Raines and Tank 1 July 19, 2003 Cornelia, Georgia
Brandon P. and Jeremy V. 1 October 18, 2003 Cornelia, Georgia
The Texas Death Club
(Masada and Todd Sexton)
1 December 27, 2003 Cornelia, Georgia
Murder One and Slim J 1 July 3, 2004 Cornelia, Georgia This was a WarGames match.
Mikal Adryan and Azrieal 1 September 18, 2004 Cornelia, Georgia
Iceberg and Tank 1 January 1, 2005 Cornelia, Georgia Defeated Adryan and Azriel and Pomp and Circumstance (Ace Rockwell and Shaun Tempers) in a three-way elimination match.
Pomp and Circumstance
(Ace Rockwell and Shaun Tempers)
1 March 5, 2005 Cornelia, Georgia
Iceberg and Tank 2 March 26, 2005 Cornelia, Georgia
The title reverted to its original name when NWA Wildside closed on 2005-04-30.
NWA Georgia Tag Team Championship
Pomp and Circumstance 2 November 22, 2005 Soddy-Daisy, Tennessee Won at an NWA Wildside reunion event.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Royal Duncan & Gary Will (2006). "(Georgia) Atlanta: NWA Georgia Tag Team Title". Wrestling Title Histories. Archeus Communications. pp. 142–143. ISBN 0-9698161-5-4. 
  2. ^ Tanabe, Hisaharu. "N.W.A. Georgia Tag Team Title". Wrestling-Titles.com. Retrieved 2007-07-09. 
  3. ^ "NWA Georgia Tag Team Title". Solie's Title Histories. Retrieved 2007-07-09. 
  4. ^ "Georgia Tag Team Title/NWA Wildside Tag Team Title History". Solie's Title Histories. Retrieved 2007-07-09. 

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