NWA World Tag Team Championship (Texas version)

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The Texas version of the NWA World Tag Team Championship existed from 1957 to 1968, and from 1981 to 1982. This title was recognized by World Class Championship Wrestling and The Funk Dynasty's N.W.A. Western States Sports of Amarillo, TX.[1]

Title history[edit]

Wrestlers: Reigns together: Date: Place: Notes:
Verne Gagne & Wilbur Snyder 1 July 1957 Awarded
Bill Longson & Ike Eakins 1 August 1958 Texas
Pepper Gomez & El Medico 1 August 22, 1958 Houston, TX
The Fabulous Kangaroos
(Al Costello and Roy Heffernan)
1 November 17, 1958 Ft. Worth, TX
Pepper Gomez & Rito Romero 1 December 1, 1958 Ft. Worth, TX
Mr. Moto & Duke Keomuka 1 September 1959 Texas
Pepper Gomez & Ciclone Anaya 1 December 8, 1959 Dallas, TX
Joe Christie & Man Mountain Managoff 1 January 29, 1960 Houston, TX
Hogan Wharton & Adnon Kaisy 1 February 19, 1960 Houston, TX
Danny McShain & Joe Christie 1 April 1, 1960 Houston, TX
Pepper Gomez & Torbellino Blanco 1 May 1960 Texas
Pepper Gomez & Wilbur Snyder 1 September 1960 Blanco gives his half to Snyder
Rito Romero & Dory Dixon 1 May 5, 1961 Houston, TX
Duke Keomuka & Tony Martin 1 May 26, 1961 Houston, TX
Pepper Gomez & Dory Dixon 1 June 16, 1961 Houston, TX
Jack & Jim Dalton 1 November 1961 Texas
Dory Dixon & Ciclon Negro 1 April 27, 1962 Houston, TX
Jack & Jim Dalton 2 1962 Texas
Nick & Jerry Kozak 1 June 8, 1962 Houston, TX
Tarzan Tyler & The Alaskan 1 August 17, 1962 Houston, TX
Duke Keomuka & Taro Miyake 1 September 7, 1962 Houston, TX
Mike Clancy & Red McKim 1 September 28, 1962 Houston, TX
Duke Keomuka & Taro Miyake 2 October 12, 1962 Houston, TX
Ciclon Negro & Oscar Salazar 1 November 2, 1962 Houston, TX
Tony Borne & Ivan the Terrible 1 November 20, 1962 Houston, TX
Bull Curry & Lucas Pertano 1 January 29, 1963 Houston, TX
Rip Hawk & Rock Hunter 1 February 5, 1963 Houston, TX
Nick & Jerry Kozak 2 March 21, 1963 Austin, TX
Kurt & Karl Von Brauner 1 July 5, 1963 Houston, TX
Jack & Jim Dalton 3 August 1963 Texas
Ciclon Negro & Ricki Starr 1 August 16, 1963 Houston, TX
Vacated between 1963 & 1965 Titles Inactive
Fritz Von Erich & Killer Karl Kox 1 June 29, 1965 Dallas, TX (over Eddie Graham & Sam Steamboat)
Duke Keomuka & Kanji Inoki 1 1965 or 1966 Texas
The Destroyer & Golden Terror 1 February 8, 1966 Dallas, TX
Fritz Von Erich & Duke Keomuka 1 March 1, 1966 Dallas, TX
The Internationals
(Al Costello and Karl Von Brauner)
1 November 1966 Texas
Vacated 1967 Titles vacant
Nick Kozak & Danny Miller 1 June 8, 1967 Amarillo, TX (defeat the Medics)
Vacated 1967 Titles vacant
Kurt & Karl Von Brauner 2 November 15, 1967 Texas (defeat Gory Guerrero & Luis Hernandez)
Nick Bockwinkel & Ricky Romero 1 April 25, 1968 Texas
Kurt & Karl Von Brauner 3 May 23, 1968 Amarillo, TX
Dory Funk, Jr. & Terry Funk 1 June 18, 1968 San Angelo, TX
The Infernos 1 & 2 1 September 26, 1968 Amarillo, TX
Dory Funk, Jr. & Terry Funk 2 October 17, 1968 Amarillo, TX
Chati Yokouchi & Mr. Ito 1 December 12, 1968 Amarillo, TX
Vacated 1969 or 1970 Title Inactive
Hercules Ayala & Ali Mustafa 1 January 1981 Awarded
David & Kevin Von Erich 1 February 1981 Dallas, TX
Great Kabuki & Chang Chung 1 1981 Texas
Kerry Von Erich & Terry Orndorff 1 October 1981 Dallas, TX
Bill Irwin & Frank Dusek 1 November 1981 Awarded
Kerry Von Erich & Al Madril 1 December 1981 Ft. Worth, TX
Bill Irwin & Bugsy McGraw 1 April 1982 Lawton, OK
Kerry Von Erich & Al Madril 2 April 1982 Ft. Worth, TX
Titles retired 1982 Titles abandoned

See also[edit]

References[edit]

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