WAR World Six-Man Tag Team Championship

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The WAR World Six-Man Tag Team Championship is a tag team title previously contested for in the Japanese professional wrestling promotion Wrestle Association R (WAR).

Genichiro Tenryu had the idea for the title from his stay in World Championship Wrestling, where he held the NWA World Six-Man Tag Team Championship with the Road Warriors during the time he elevated to the top of All Japan Pro Wrestling. This title was essentially WAR's main championship, as it drew both heavyweights and junior heavyweights for competition. The promotion closed in 2000, and the title was abandoned.

Genichiro Tenryu revived the title in 2010, for his new Tenryu Project promotion, as the Tenryu Project Six-Man Tag Team Championship.

Title history[edit]

Names[edit]

Name Years
WAR World Six-Man Tag Team Championship June 30, 1994 – July 1, 1998
Tenryu Project 6-Man Tag Team Championship June 9, 2010 – present

Reigns[edit]

# Wrestlers Reigns Date Days held Location Event Notes
1 Hiromichi Fuyuki, Gedo and Jado 1 June 30, 1994 57 Sendai, Japan WAR Defeated Animal Hamaguchi, Kouki Kitahara and Genichiro Tenryu in an 8 team tournament final.
2 Bob Backlund, Scott Putski and The Warlord 1 August 26, 1994 6 Yokohama, Japan WAR
3 Hiromichi Fuyuki, Gedo and Jado 2 September 1, 1994 129 Saku, Japan WAR
4 Heisei Ishingun
(Tatsutoshi Goto, Shiro Koshinaka and Michiyoshi Ohara)
1 January 8, 1995 112 Tokyo, Japan WAR
5 Animal Hamaguchi, Kouki Kitahara and Genichiro Tenryu 1 April 30, 1995 97 Tokyo, Japan WAR
6 Hiromichi Fuyuki, Gedo and Jado 3 August 5, 1995 60 Kagoshima, Japan WAR
7 Arashi, Nobutaka Araya and Kouki Kitahara (2) 1 October 4, 1995 170 Hamamatsu, Japan WAR
8 Hiromichi Fuyuki, Gedo and Jado 4 March 22, 1996 65 Hamamatsu, Japan WAR
9 Golden Cups
(Youji Anjoh, Yoshihiro Takayama and Kenichi Yamamoto)
1 May 26, 1996 12 Yokohama, Japan WAR
10 Hiromichi Fuyuki, Gedo and Jado 5 June 7, 1996 12 Sapporo, Japan WAR
- Vacated - June 19, 1996 - - - -
11 Masahito Kakihara, Yuuhi Sano and Nobuhiko Takada 1 July 20, 1996 83 Tokyo, Japan WAR Defeated Hiromichi Fuyuki, Gedo and Jado in a tournament final.
12 Youji Anjoh (2), Bam Bam Bigelow and Hiromichi Fuyuki (6) 1 October 11, 1996 17 Osaka, Japan WAR
13 Nobutaka Araya (2), Genichiro Tenryu (2) and Último Dragón 1 October 28, 1996 0 Tokyo, Japan WAR
- Vacated - October 28, 1996 - - - Tenryu retires the title after winning it in order to create a heavyweight title on October 28, 1996.
14 Nobutaka Araya (3), Kouki Kitahara (3) and Lance Storm 1 July 6, 1997 113 Tokyo, Japan WAR Defeated Tommy Dreamer, Nobukazu Hirai and Mitsuharu Kitao.
15 Nobukazu Hirai, Mitsuharu Kitao and Masaaki Mochizuki 1 October 27, 1997 247 Isesaki, Japan WAR
- Vacated - July 1, 1998 - - - The title was vacated when Kitao announced his retirement.
- Desactivated - July 27, 2006 - - - WAR closed in 2000, and held its official final event on July 27, 2006.
16 Tatsutoshi Goto (2), Daisuke Sekimoto and Yoshihiro Takayama (2) 1 June 9, 2010 112 Tokyo, Japan Defeated Koki Kitahara, Mitsuo Momota and Genichiro Tenryu to become the first Tenryu Project Six-Man Tag Team Champions.
17 Arashi (2), Suwama and Tomohiro Ishii 1 September 29, 2010 268 Tokyo, Japan Tenryu Project: Never So Defeated Goto, Sekimoto and Takayama.
18 Arashi (3), Genichiro Tenryu (3) and Tomohiro Ishii (2) 1 June 24, 2011 1133+ Tokyo, Japan Suwama requests Tenryu to replace him so that he can concentrate on wrestling for All Japan.

List of combined reigns[edit]

Key
Symbol Meaning
Indicates the current champion
<1 The reign is shorter than one day.

As of July 31, 2014.

By team[edit]

Rank Team # Of Reigns Combined Days
1 Arashi, Genichiro Tenryu and Tomohiro Ishii 1 1133+
2 Hiromichi Fuyuki, Gedo and Jado 5 323
3 Arashi, Suwama and Tomohiro Ishii 1 268
4 Nobukazu Hirai, Mitsuharu Kitao and Masaaki Mochizuki 1 247
5 Arashi, Nobutaka Araya and Kouki Kitahara 1 170
6 Nobutaka Araya, Kouki Kitahara and Lance Storm 1 113
7 Heisei Ishingun
(Tatsutoshi Goto, Shiro Koshinaka and Michiyoshi Ohara)
1 112
Tatsutoshi Goto, Daisuke Sekimoto and Yoshihiro Takayama 1 112
9 Animal Hamaguchi, Kouki Kitahara and Genichiro Tenryu 1 97
10 Masahito Kakihara, Yuuhi Sano and Nobuhiko Takada 1 83
11 Youji Anjoh, Bam Bam Bigelow and Hiromichi Fuyuki 1 17
12 Golden Cups
(Youji Anjoh, Yoshihiro Takayama and Kenichi Yamamoto)
1 12
13 Bob Backlund, Scott Putski and The Warlord 1 6
14 Nobutaka Araya, Genichiro Tenryu and Último Dragón 1 0

By wrestler[edit]

Rank Wrestler # Of Reigns Combined Days
1 Arashi 3 1,571+
2 Tomohiro Ishii 2 1,401+
3 Genichiro Tenryu 3 1,230+
4 Kouki Kitahara 3 380
5 Hiromichi Fuyuki 6 340
6 Gedo 5 323
Jado 5 323
8 Nobutaka Araya 3 283
9 Suwama 1 268
10 Nobukazu Hirai 1 247
Mitsuharu Kitao 1 247
Masaaki Mochizuki 1 247
13 Tatsutoshi Goto 2 224
14 Yoshihiro Takayama 1 124
15 Lance Storm 1 113
16 Shiro Koshinaka 1 112
Michiyoshi Ohara 1 112
Daisuke Sekimoto 1 112
19 Animal Hamaguchi 1 97
20 Masahito Kakihara 1 83
Yuuhi Sano 1 83
Nobuhiko Takada 1 83
23 Youji Anjoh 2 29
24 Bam Bam Bigelow 1 17
25 Kenichi Yamamoto 1 12
26 Bob Backlund 1 6
Scott Putski 1 6
The Warlord 1 6
29 Último Dragón 1 0

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