Stampede Wrestling International Tag Team Championship

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Stampede Wrestling International Tag Team Championship
Details
Current champion(s) Funky Bunch
(Mark Avery and Phoenix Taylor)
Date won November 16, 2007
Date established 1958
Promotion Stampede Wrestling
Other name(s)
NWA International Tag-Team Championship (Calgary version)

The Stampede International Tag Team Championship is the main tag-team title in the Canadian professional wrestling promotion Stampede Wrestling. It was created in 1958 as the NWA International Tag-Team Championship (Calgary version). When promoter Stu Hart resigned from the National Wrestling Alliance in 1984 the title was renamed the Stampede International Tag-Team Championship. When Stampede wrestling closed down in 1989 the titles were retired, but brought back in 2000 when Stampede Wrestling was restarted by Bruce Hart and Ross Hart and remains active to this day.[1][2]

Title history[edit]

[...] Means champion lineage is uncertain at this period in time

NLT means “No later than”

1958 - 1989[edit]

Wrestler: Times: Date: Location: Notes:
NWA International Tag Team Championship (Calgary Version)
Chris & John Tolos 1 1958 Unknown how the team was crowned the first tag-team champions
George & Sandy Scott 1 November 1, 1958 Calgary, AB
Maurice & Paul Vachon 1 January 30, 1959 Calgary, AB
Vacant NLT February 2, 1959
George Scott(2) & Sandy Scott(2) 2 February 2, 1959 Regina, SK Defeated Maurice and Paul Vachon for the vacant titles
Chico Gracia & Chet Wallick 1 March 5, 1959 Regina, SK
Maurice Vachon(2) & Paul Vachon(2) 2 March 1959
Shag Thomas & Mighty Ursus 1 March 27, 1959 Calgary, AB
Maurice Vachon(3) & Paul Vachon(3) 3 NLT April 24, 1959
George Scott(3) & Sandy Scott(3) 3 May 1, 1959 Calgary, AB
Title history unrecorded from May–December 1959.
Al Mills and Don Kindred 1 NLT December 18, 1959
Title history unrecorded from December 1959-March 1960.
Don Kindred(2) & John Foti 1 NLT March 11, 1960 Kindred and Foti were also recognized as "IWA Tag Team champions"
Oattem Fisher and Luther Lindsay 1 April 15, 1960 Calgary, AB
Tarzan Tourville & Mighty Ursus 1 May 27, 1960 Calgary, AB
Jim Wright & Gypsy Joe 1 July 1, 1960
Vacant NLT October 1, 1960
Jim Wright(2) & Chico Gracia 1 September 14, 1960 Calgary, AB Defeated Ed Francis and Luigi Mecera to win the vacant titles
Title history unrecorded from September 1960-February 1961.
Guy & Joe Brunetti 1 NLT February 24, 1961
Title history unrecorded from February–December 1961.
Tiny Mills & Jack Daniels 1 November 24, 1961 Calgary, AB Team wins tournament to crown new champions
Alberto & Ramon Torres 1 December 8, 1961 Calgary, AB
Title history unrecorded from December 1961-May 1962.
Alexis Bruga & Aldo Bogni 1 NLT May 1, 1962
Sandor Kovacs & Czaya Nandor 1 May 11, 1962 Calgary, AB
Title history unrecorded from May 1962-January 1963.
Jim Wright(3) and Mike Sharpe, Sr. 1 NLT January 1, 1963
Ron Etchison & Dominic Bravo 1 January 18, 1963 Calgary, AB
Jerry Graham & Jim Wright(4) 1 February 28, 1963 Calgary, AB
Ron Etchison(2) & Dominic Bravo(2) 2 NLT March 21, 1963
Jim Wright(5) & Masked Destroyer 1 March 22, 1963 Calgary, AB
Ricky Waldo & Karl von Schober 1 April 12, 1963 Calgary, AB
Title history unrecorded from April–May 1963.
Jim Wright(6) & Masked Destroyer(2) 2 NLT May 3, 1963
Title history unrecorded from May–July 1963.
Kenji Shibuya & Mitsu Arakawa 1
Ron Etchison(3) & Dan Miller 1 July 22, 1963 Calgary, AB
Title history unrecorded from July–November 1963.
George Scott(4) & Sandy Scott(4) 4
Art & Stan Neilson 1 November 29, 1963 Calgary, AB
George Scott(5) & Sandy Scott(5) 5 NLT December 20, 1963 Calgary, AB
Title history unrecorded from December 1963-June 1967.
Kurt & Karl Von Steiger 1 NLT June 1967
Bobby & Jerry Christy 1 June 16, 1967 Calgary, AB
The Beast & Bob Sweetan 1 July 12, 1967 Calgary, AB
Title history unrecorded from July 1967-January 1969.
Paul & Jos Leduc 1 NLT January 3, 1969
Title history unrecorded from January–April 1959.
Bob & Fred Sweetan 1 1969
Bud & Ray Osborne 1 April 18, 1969 Calgary, AB
Clem St. Louis & Jack Pesek 1 1969
Bud Osborne(2) & Ray Osborne(2) 2 July 7, 1969 Calgary, AB
Title history unrecorded during July 1969.
Bud Osborne(3) & Ray Osborne(3) 3 July 7, 1969 Calgary, AB
Title history unrecorded from July–December 1969.
Bobby Christy(2) & Jerry Christy(2) 2 December 19, 1969 Calgary, AB May have won a tournament
Gil Hayes & Bill Dromo 1 February 13, 1970 Calgary, AB
Bobby Christy(3) & Jerry Christy(3) 3 March 6, 1970 Calgary, AB
Gil Hayes(2) & Bob Sweetan(2) 1 NLT July 3, 1970
Bud Osborne(4) & Ray Osborne(4) 4 NLT September 4, 1970
Bobby Christy(4) & Jerry Christy(4) 4 September 4, 1970 Calgary, AB
Bob Sweetan(2) & Paul Peller 1 1970
Vacant 1971
Tiger Joe Tomasso & Earl Black 1 NLT July 9, 1971 Wins tournament
"Cowboy" Dan Kroffat & Bill Cody 1 NLT August 11, 1971
Tiger Joe Tomasso(2) & Earl Black(2) 2 August 11, 1971 Saskatoon, SK
1 Calgary, AB
Michel Martel & Danny Babich 1 October 1, 1971 Calgary, AB
Chin Lee & Sugi Sito 1 October 16 Calgary, AB
Tiger Joe Tomasso(3) & Dave Ruhl 1 NLT May 6, 1972
Chin Lee(2) & Sugi Sito(2) 2 NLT May 1972 Calgary, AB
Geoff Portz & Jeff Atcheson(2) 1 1972
Title history unrecorded from May–September 1972.
Tor Kamata & Sugi Sito(3) 1 NLT September 29, 1972
Title history unrecorded from September–November 1972.
Dan Kroffat(2) and Lenny Hurst 1 November 10, 1972
Tiger Joe Tomasso(4) & Gil Hayes(2) 1 November 1972
Michel Martel & Danny Babich 1 NLT December 15, 1972
George Gordienko & Super Hawk 1 December 16, 1972
Michel Martel(2) & Danny Babich(2) 2 December 23, 1972
Dan Kroffat(3) and Lenny Hurst(2) 2 January 20, 1973 Edmonton, AB
Michel Martel(3) & Danny Babich(3) 3 February 9, 1973 Calgary, AB
Carlos Belafonte & Gino Caruso 1 NLT April 13, 1973
Vacant 1973
Wild Samoans
(Afa & Sika)
1 1973
Chatti Yokouchi & Yasu Fuji 1 NLT June 8, 1973
Dan Kroffat(4) & Bill Cody(2) 1 NLT July 13, 1973 Calgary, AB
Gil Hayes(3) & Benny Ramirez 1 July 20, 1973 Calgary, AB
Wild Samoans
(Afa(2) & Sika(2))
2 NLT August 30, 1973
Chatti Yokouchi(2) & Yasu Fuji(2) 2 September 8, 1973 Edmonton, AB
Bob Pringle & Bill Cody(3) 1 October 5, 1973 Calgary, AB
The Kiwis
(Sweet William & Nick Carter)
1 January 6, 1974 Calgary, AB
Tokyo Joe & Great Saki 1 1974
The Kiwis
(Sweet William(2) & Nick Carter(2))
2 1974
Stan Kowalski & Duke Savage 1 1974
Lenny Hurst(3) & Rick Martel 1 1974
Pat & Mike Kelly 1 NLT October 18, 1974
Len Thornton & Frankie Laine 1 January 24, 1975 Calgary, AB
Mr. Hito & John Quinn 1 NLT May 2, 1975
Vacant 1975
Mr. Hito(2) & Gil Hayes(4) 1 NLT December 12, 1975 Win tournament
Ed and Jerry Morrow 1 December 26, 1975 Calgary, AB
Ripper Collins & Don Gagne 1 NLT February 20, 1976
Lumberjack Luke & Prince Tapu 1 1976
Ripper Collins(2) & Bobby Bass 1 1976
Ed Morrow(2) & Gama Singh 1 1976
Title history unrecorded from February–April 1976.
Gilbert Hayes(5) & Mr. Hito(3) 1 April 10, 1976 Calgary, AB Defeat Keith Hart and Bob Pringle
[...]
Gama Singh & Crary Stevenson 1 NLT May 7, 1976
Title history unrecorded from May–June 1976.
Mr. Hito(4) & Higo Hamaguchi 1 NLT June 25, 1976
Ed Morrow(3) & Jerry Morrow(2) 2 August 27, 1976 Calgary, AB
Ripper Collins(3) & Larry Sharpe 1 September 24, 1976 Calgary, AB
Ed Morrow(4) & Jerry Morrow(3) 2 October 15, 1976 Calgary, AB
The Cuban Assassins
(Cuban Assassin #1 & Cuban Assassin #2)
1 NLT December 3, 1976
Leo Burke & Keith Hart(2) 1 NLT February 18] 1977
The Royal Kangaroos
(Jonathan Boyd & Norman Frederick Charles III)
1 NLT April 6, 1977
Leo Burke(2) & Bobby Burke 1 NLT September 16, 1977
Mr. Hito(5) & Michael Martel(4) 1 December 10, 1977 Edmonton, AB
Jerry Morrow(3) & George Wells 1 February 17, 1978 Calgary, AB
Norman Frederick(2) Charles III & Cuban Assassin(2) 1 1978
Keith Hart (3) & Hubert Gallant 1 NLT April 29, 1978
Raul & Fidel Castillo 1 NLT September 1, 1978
Keith Hart(4) & Bret Hart 1 November 12, 1978 Edmonton, AB
Mr. Hito(6) & Mr. Sakurada 1 February 10, 1979 Calgary, AB
Leo Burke(3) & Keith Hart(5) 2 April 6, 1979 Calgary, AB
Dory Funk, Jr. & Larry Lane 1 NLT July 6, 1979
Mr. Hito(7) and Mr. Sakurada(2) 2 July 7, 1979 Edmonton, AB
Title history unrecorded from July–December 1979.
Dynamite Kid & Sekigawa 1 December 21, 1979 Calgary, AB Defeat Leo Burke and Hubert Gallant in tournament final.
Keith Hart(6) and Bret Hart(2) 2 NLT January 26, 1980
Dynamite Kid(2) and Loch Ness Monster 1 NLT March 29, 1980
Keith Hart(7) and Bret Hart(3) 3 1980
Dynamite Kid(3) and Kasavudu 1 June 3, 1980 Regina, SK
Keith Hart(8) and Bret Hart(4) 4 1980
Kasavudu(2) & Mr. Sakurada(3) 1 1980
Jim Neidhart & Hercules Ayala 1 NLT September 27, 1980
Duke Myers and Bobby Bass 1 NLT November 22, 1980
Leo(4) & Bobby Burke(2) 2 December 2, 1980

Creston, BC

Duke Myers & Mike Sharpe Jr. 1 NLT February 28, 1981
Title history unrecorded from February–December 1981.
Duke Myers(2) & Kerry Brown 1 NLT September 25, 1981
Vacant March 1982 Brown and Myers are involved in a car accident.
Duke Myers(3) & Kerry Brown(2) 2 March 23, 1982 Regina, SK Defeat Davis Shults and Leo Burke in tournament final.
Bruce Hart(2) & Davey Boy Smith 1 1982
Duke Myers(4) & Dynamite Kid(4) 1 NLT June 29, 1982
Leo Burke(5) & Bret Hart(5) 1 November 19, 1982 Calgary, AB
Duke Myers(5) and Kerry Brown(3) 2 December 8, 1982 Edmonton, AB
Jim Neidhart(2) and Mr. Hito(8) 1 March 11, 1983 Calgary, AB
Cuban Assassin(3) & Francisco Flores 1 September 9, 1983 Calgary, AB
Bruce Hart(3) & Davey Boy Smith(2) 1 October 19, 1983
Danny Davis & Hubert Gallant(2) 1 March 27, 1984 Vancouver, BC Title declared vacant after a match against Phil Lafleur and Ben Bassarab
The British Bulldogs
(Dynamite Kid(5) & Davey Boy Smith(3))
1 March 31, 1984 Calgary, AB Defeat Bad News Allen and Cuban Assassin in tournament final
Vacant August 23, 1984 Vacant when promotion sold to WWF. Dynamite Kid and Davey Boy Smith join WWF.
Honky Tonk Wayne Farris & Ron Starr 1 October 25, 1985 Calgary, AB Defeat Kerry Brown and Hubert Gallant in tournament final
Leo Burke(6) and Ron Ritchie 1 February 7, 1986 Calgary, AB Title immediately help up when Starr and Wayne run off with the belts
Honky Tonk Wayne Farris(2) & Ron Starr(2) 2 February 21, 1986 Calgary, AB Defeat Burke and Ritchie in rematch
Chris Benoit & Ben Bassarab 1 March 1, 1986 Regina, SK
Honky Tonk Wayne Farris(3) & Cuban Assassin(4) 1 March 31, 1986 Calgary, AB
Chris Benoit(2) & Keith Hart(8) 1 May 5, 1986 Calgary, AB Title held up after a match awarded to Duke Myers and Kerry Brown on May 30, 1986 in Calgary, AB
Duke Myers(6) & Kerry Brown(4) 1 June 6, 1986 Calgary, AB Defeat Benoit and Hart in rematch
Ben Bassarab(2) & Owen Hart 1 August 8, 1986 Edmonton, AB
The Viet Cong Express
(Hiroshi Hase & Fumihiro Niikura)
1 October 3, 1986 Calgary, AB Vacant in January 1987 when Niikura returns to Japan in December 1986 after suffering health problems and does not return; a planned replacement is injjured while training
Bad Company
(Bruce Hart(4) & Brian Pillman)
1 April 5, 1987 Calgary, AB Defeat Cuban Assassin and Ron Starr in tournament final; title held-up after a match against Makhan Singh and Jerry Morrow on October 9, 1987
Makhan Singh & Jerry Morrow(4) 1 November 11, 1987 Great Falls, MT Win rematch.
Bad Company
(Bruce Hart(5) & Brian Pillman(2))
2 November 13, 1987 Calgary, AB
The Cuban Commandos
(Jerry Morrow(5) & Cuban Assassin(5))
1 July 22, 1988 Calgary, AB
Chris Benoit(3) & Lance Idol 1 October 7, 1988 Calgary, AB
The Cuban Commandos
(Jerry Morrow(6) & Cuban Assassin(6))
2 October 28, 1988 Calgary, AB
The British Bulldogs
(Dynamite Kid(6) & Davey Boy Smith(4))
2 December 12, 1988 Calgary, AB
Karachi Vice
(Makhan Singh(2) & Vokkan Singh)
1 December 30, 1988 Calgary, AB
Chris Benoit(4) & Biff Wellington 1 April 4, 1989 Calgary, AB
Bob Brown & Kerry Brown(5) 1 June 9, 1989 Calgary, AB
Benkei Sasaki & Sumo Hara 1 August 18, 1989 Calgary, AB
The Blackhearts
(Apocalypse & Destruction)
1 September 29, 1989 Calgary, AB
Promotion closes December 1989

2000 -[edit]

Wrestler: Times: Date: Location: Notes:
Greg Pawluk & Johnny Devine 1 February 4, 2000 Calgary, AB Defeat Dick Raines and Tiger Mahatma Khan in tournament final
Dick Raines (Duke Durrango) & Frank Einstein 1 June 9, 2000 Calgary, AB Vacant in 00
Bruce(6) & Teddy Hart 1 April 5, 2002 Calgary, AB Defeat Dave Swift and Apocalypse in a tournament final.
Bruce Hart(7) & TJ Wilson 1 April, 2002 Wilson replaces the injured Ted Hart.
[...]
Harry Smith & Apocalypse 1 March 26, 2004 Calgary, AB Defeat Dave Swift and Johnny Devine in tournament final
vacant when Smith and Apocalypse split up.
Apocalypse(2) & Dave Swift 1 April 4, 2004 Calgary, AB Defeat Harry Smith and Johnny Devine.
Harry Smith(2) & Kirk Melnick 1 May 28, 2004 Calgary, AB
Duke Durrango & Karnage 1 November 19, 2004 Calgary, AB
Karachi Vice
(Tiger Raj Singh & Gama Singh, Jr.)
1 March 4, 2005 Calgary, AB
Ravenous Randy & "Pyro" Pete Wilson 1 November 4, 2005 Calgary, AB
Karachi Vice
(Tiger Raj Singh(2) & Gama Singh, Jr.(2))
2 December 16, 2005 Calgary, AB
Juggernaut & TJ Wilson 1 November 19, 2006
The A-Team
(Dusty Adonis & Michael Avery)
1 February 10], 2007 Calgary, AB Lose to Juggernaut and Wilson in a title match but are awarded the belts since Wilson is leaving the promotion for WWE
Funky Bunch
(Mark Avery(2) & Phoenix Taylor)
1 November 16, 2007 Calgary, AB

References[edit]

General
  • Royal Duncan & Gary Will (2006). "Stampede Wrestling International Tag Team Title". Wrestling Title Histories (4th ed.). Archeus Communications. pp. 340–341. ISBN 0-9698161-5-4. 
Specific
  1. ^ Royal Duncan & Gary Will (2006). "Stampede Wrestling International Tag Team Title". Wrestling Title Histories (4th ed.). Archeus Communications. pp. 340–341. ISBN 0-9698161-5-4. 
  2. ^ wrestling-titles.com. "Stampede Wrestling International Tag Team Title".