NWA World Tag Team Championship (San Francisco version)

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The San Francisco, California version of the NWA World Tag Team Championship existed from 1950 until 1961, and then from 1968 until 1979.[1]

Title history[edit]

Wrestler: Times: Date: Location: Notes:
Ray Eckert & Hard Boiled Haggerty 1 April 4, 1950 ? Defeated Ronnie Etchison & Larry Moquin
Ben & Mike Sharpe 1 May 9, 1950 ?
Ray Eckert & Frederick von Schacht 1 May 29, 1950 ?
Ben & Mike Sharpe 2 June 13, 1950 ?
Frederick von Schacht & Tom Rice 1 July 7, 1950 ?
Sandor Szabo & Primo Carnera 1 1950 or January 1951 ? Records unclear as to whom they defeated
Ben & Mike Sharpe 3 January 30, 1951 ?
Vacated 1951 Title vacant
Ben & Mike Sharpe 4 May 22, 1951 ? Defeat Killer Kowalski & Sandor Szabo
Sandor Szabo & Ron Etchison 1 February 22, 1952 Oakland, CA
Ben & MikeSharpe 5 March 1, 1952 ?
Leo Nomellini & Hombre Montana 1 March 14, 1952 Oakland, CA
Ben & Mike Sharpe 6 March 18, 1952 ?
Ray Eckert & Fred Atkins 1 December 16, 1952 ?
Ben & Mike Sharpe 7 December 30, 1952 ?
Leo Nomellini & Enrique Torres 1 May 6, 1953 San Francisco, CA
Held Up May 1953 Title held up after match against Sharpe brothers
Ben & Mike Sharpe 8 1953 ? Win rematch
Leo Nomellini & Rocky Brown 1 May 11, 1954 San Francisco, CA
Vacated July 1954 Nomellini returns to San Francisco 49ers
Ben & Mike Sharpe 9 February 15, 1955 ? Defeated Leo Nomellini & Hombre Montana
Gene Kiniski & Lord James Blears 1 May 7, 1955 ?
Enrique Torres & Johnny Barend 1 July 28, 1955 Richmond, CA
Gene Kiniski & Lord James Blears 2 August 9, 1955 ?
Ronnie Etchison & Ray Stern 1 October 25, 1955 ?
Gene Kiniski & Lord James Blears 3 November 1955 ?
Ben & Mike Sharpe 10 November 29, 1955 ?
Rikidōzan & Koukichi Endo 1 May 4, 1956 Osaka, Japan
Ben & Mike Sharpe 11 May 19, 1956 Sapporo, Japan
Enrique Torres & Bobo Brazil 1 July 13, 1956 Oakland, CA
Bill & Ed Miller 1 August 14, 1956 San Francisco, CA
Ben & Mike Sharpe 12 October 23, 1956 San Francisco, CA
Enrique Torres & Ronnie Etchison 1 December 22, 1956 Fresno, CA
Ben & Mike Sharpe 13 December 29, 1956 Fresno, CA
Emil and Ernie Dusek 1 January 1957 San Francisco, CA
Paul & Adrien Baillergeon 1 February 1957 San Francisco, CA
Ben Sharpe & Lord James Blears 1 April 16, 1957 ?
Leo Nomellini & Enrique Torres 2 1957 ?
Ben & Mike Sharpe 14 May 9, 1957 Stockton, CA
Enrique Torres & Bobo Brazil 2 May 28, 1957 San Francisco, CA
Ben & Mike Sharpe 15 July 1957 ?
Ramon Torres & Tex McKenzie 1 September 21, 1957 Fresno, CA
Omaya Kato & Karl von Schober 1 November 1957 ?
Ramon Torres & Ciclon Anaya 1 December 13, 1957 Oakland, CA
Ben & Mike Sharpe 16 January 9, 1958 Stockton, CA
Ramon Torres & Ciclon Anaya 2 January 10, 1958 Oakland, CA
Hans Hermann & Art Neilson 1 February 18, 1958 San Francisco, CA
Ramon Torres & Dick Warren 1 April 28, 1958 Sacramento, CA
Hombre Montana & Tiny Mills 1 June 27, 1958 San Jose, CA
Ramon Torres & Dick Warren 2 July 14, 1958 Sacramento, CA
Gene Dubuque & Mike Valentino 1 August 23, 1958 Fresno, CA
Ronnie Etchison & "Nature Boy" Buddy Rogers 1 October 23, 1958 Oakland, CA
Gene Dubuque & Fritz von Goehring 1 November 21, 1958 Oakland, CA
Ronnie Etchison & Johnny Barend 1 1958 or January 1959 ?
Ben Sharpe & Red Hangman 1 January 10, 1959 Fresno, CA
Ramon Torres & Great Lothario 1 1959 ?
Ben & Mike Sharpe 17 August 1959 ? Records unclear as to whom they defeated
Enrique Torres & Rip Miller 1 October 1959 ?
Ben & Mike Sharpe 18 October 16, 1959 ?
Alberto Torres & Ron Etchison 1 December 1959 ?
Man Mountain Campbell & Mr. Kleen 1 1960 ?
Vacated 1961 Titles vacant
Enrique Torres & Reggie Parks 1 August 8, 1961 San Francisco, CA Defeat Magnificent Maurice & Ed Miller
Vacated 1961 or 1962 Title abandoned
Kinji Shibuya & Masa Saito 1 July 13, 1968 San Francisco, CA Defeat Pepper Gomez & Pedro Morales
Ray Stevens & Pepper Gomez 1 October 1969 ?
Ray Stevens & Peter Maivia 1 November 1969 Gomez gives his half to Maivia due to injury
Pat Patterson & "Superstar" Billy Graham 1 January 1971 San Francisco, CA
Rocky Johnson & Pepper Gomez 1 September 18, 1971 San Francisco, CA
Lars Anderson & Paul DeMarco 1 May 13, 1972 San Francisco, CA
Pat Patterson & Rocky Johnson 1 December 6, 1972 Sacramento, CA
Kinji Shibuya & Great Mephisto 1 April 25, 1973 Sacramento, CA
Pat Patterson & Rocky Johnson 2 May 2, 1973 Sacramento, CA
The Interns 1 August 1, 1973 ?
Kinji Shibuya & Masa Saito 2 September 1973 ? May have been fictional
Pat Patterson & Rocky Johnson 3 November 1973 ?
Kurt & Karl Von Brauner 1 March 6, 1974 Sacramento, CA
Pat Patterson & Peter Maivia 1 June 22, 1974 San Francisco, CA
The Invaders 1 April 1975 Florida
Pat Patterson & Moondog Mayne 1 August 9, 1975 San Francisco, CA
The Invaders 2 August 23, 1975 San Francisco, CA
Pat Patterson & Pedro Morales 1 October 29, 1975 Sacramento, CA
Don Muraco & Invader #1 1 March 24, 1976 Sacramento, CA
Pat Patterson & Tony Garea 1 May 15, 1976 San Francisco, CA
Royal Kangaroos (Jonathan Boyd & Norman Frederick Charles III) 1 September 18, 1976 San Francisco, CA
Jimmy & Johnny Valiant 1 December 4, 1976 San Francisco, CA
Pat Patterson & Pepper Gomez 1 February 9, 1977 Sacramento, CA
Bob Roop & Alexis Smirnoff 1 March 30, 1977 Sacramento, CA
Pepper Gomez & Al Madril 1 June 15, 1977 Sacramento, CA
Vacated June 1977 Madril injured
Kurt & Karl Von Steiger 1 July 16, 1977 San Francisco, CA (win tournament)
Ray Stevens & Moondog Mayne 1 November 12, 1977 San Francisco, CA
Kurt & Karl Von Steiger 2 December 7, 1977 Sacramento, CA
Black Gordman & Goliath 1 January 12, 1978 Sacramento, CA
Dean Ho & Moondog Mayne 1 February 22, 1978 Sacramento, CA
Vacated April 1978 Title vacant
Dean Ho & Ron Starr 1 September 20, 1978 Puerto Rico Win fictitious tournament
Ed Wiskoski & Buddy Rose 1 October 25, 1978 Sacramento, CA
Ron Starr & Enrique Vera 1 November 23, 1978 Sacramento, CA
Ed Wiskoski & Buddy Rose 2 December 7, 1978 Sacramento, CA
Ed Wiskoski & Roddy Piper 3/1 February 1979 Rose gave his half to Piper
Title Retired April 1979 Title abandoned

See also[edit]

References[edit]

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