WWA World Tag Team Championship

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This article is about Indianapolis-version of WWA World Tag Team Championship. For other versions, see WWA Tag Team Championship.

The WWA World Tag Team Championship was the primary tag team title in the Indianapolis-based World Wrestling Association from the promotion's formation in 1964 until the late 1980s when the promotion closed.[1]

Title history[edit]

Wrestler: Times: Date: Location: Notes:
Wilbur Snyder & Dick the Bruiser 1 April 25, 1964 First champions.
Nicoli Volkoff & Angelo Poffo 1 July 31, 1964 Won the title via countout.
Wilbur Snyder & Dick the Bruiser 2 September 4, 1964
Kurt Von Brauner & Karl Von Brauner 1 October, 1964 Memphis, Tennessee
Nicoli Volkoff (2) & Boris Volkoff 1 May 17, 1965 Memphis, Tennessee
Assassins
(Guy Mitchell & Joe Tomasso)
1 July 17, 1965 Indianapolis, Indiana
Wilbur Snyder (3) & Moose Cholak 1 December 25, 1965 Indianapolis, Indiana
Assassins
(Guy Mitchell & Joe Tomasso)
2 March, 1966 Ft. Wayne, Indiana
Wilbur Snyder (4) & Dick the Bruiser 3 June 11, 1966
Assassins
(Guy Mitchell & Joe Tomasso)
3 June 25, 1966
Wilbur Snyder (5) & Luis Martinez 1 July 23, 1966 Indianapolis, Indiana
Devil's Duo
(Angelo Poffo (2) & Chris Markoff)
1 September, 1966
Dick the Bruiser (4) & The Crusher 1 January 21, 1967
Devil's Duo
(Angelo Poffo (3) & Chris Markoff)
2 February 18, 1967
Dick the Bruiser (5) & The Crusher 2 July 15, 1967 Indianapolis, Indiana
Mitsu Arakawa & Dr. Moto 1 October 13, 1967 Indianapolis, Indiana
Wilbur Snyder (6) & Pat O'Connor 1 September 24, 1968 Indianapolis, Indiana
Mitsu Arakawa & Dr. Moto 2 October 26, 1968 Elkhark, Indiana
Dick the Bruiser (6) & The Crusher 3 December 28, 1968 Chicago, Illinois
Chain Gang
(Jack Dillinger & Frank Dillinger)
1 June 20, 1969 Indianapolis, Indiana Vacant in September 1969 after Frank Dillinger is shot in Chicago, Illinois.
Chain Gang
(Jack Dillinger & Jim Dillinger)
1 November 27, 1969 Indianapolis, Indiana Defeated Dick the Bruiser & Moose Cholak for the titles.
Dick the Bruiser (7) & Bill Miller 1 June 26, 1970 Indianapolis, Indiana
Fabulous Kangaroos
(Al Costello & Don Kent)
1 July 17, 1970 Indianapolis, Indiana
Wilbur Snyder (7) & Moose Cholak 2 December 26, 1970 Indianapolis, Indiana
Fabulous Kangaroos
(Al Costello & Don Kent)
2 June 18, 1971 Indianapolis, Indiana
Wilbur Snyder (8) & Paul Christy 1 August 21, 1971 Indianapolis, Indiana
The Blackjacks
Blackjack Lanza & Blackjack Mulligan)
1 November 26, 1971 Detroit, Michigan
Dick the Bruiser (8) & The Crusher 4 December 9, 1972 Chicago, Illinois
Baron Von Raschke & Ernie Ladd 1 February 24, 1973 Detroit, Michigan
Dick the Bruiser (9) & Bruno Sammartino 1 July 21, 1973 Detroit, Michigan
Jimmy & Johnny Valiant 1 January 5, 1974 Indianapolis, Indiana Title is held up after a match against Dick the Bruiser & Bruno Sammartino on January 25, 1974.
Jimmy & Johnny Valiant 2 February 7, 1974 Defeat Bruiser & Sammartino in rematch.
Wilbur Snyder (9) & Pepper Gomez 1 May 4, 1974 Indianapolis, Indiana
Legionnaires
(Sgt. Jacques Goulet & Pvt. Don Fargo)
1 September 21, 1974 Indianapolis, Indiana
Legionnaires
(Sgt. Jacques Goulet (2) & Soldier Zarinoff Lebeouf)
1 April 1975
Dick the Bruiser (10) & The Crusher 5 September 20, 1975 Indianapolis, Indiana
Ox Baker & Chuck O'Connor 1 March 13, 1976 Indianapolis, Indiana
Dick the Bruiser (11) & The Crusher 6 May 1, 1976 Indianapolis, Indiana
Bounty Hunters
(David & Jerry Novak)
1 August 14, 1976 Indianapolis, Indiana
Moose Cholak (3) & Paul Christy (2) 1 February 12, 1977 Indianapolis, Indiana
Jimmy & Johnny Valiant 3 June 18, 1977 Indianapolis, Indiana
Wilbur Snyder (12) & Dominic Denucci 1 March 4, 1978 Indianapolis, Indiana
Jimmy & Johnny Valiant 4 July 22, 1978 Indianapolis, Indiana
Wilbur Snyder (13) & Pepper Gomez 2 December 2, 1978 Indianapolis, Indiana
Roger Kirby & Igor Volkoff 1 April 1, 1979 Indianapolis, Indiana Vacant when Volkoff leaves the area in May 1979.
Roger Kirby (2) & Paul Christy (3) 1 June 9, 1979 Indianapolis, Indiana
Dick the Bruiser (12) & Spike Huber 1 October 7, 1979 Indianapolis, Indiana
Roger Kirby (3) & Jerry Valiant 1 April 27, 1980 Indianapolis, Indiana
Wilbur Snyder (12) & Spike Huber (2) 1 August 16, 1980 Indianapolis, Indiana
Kelly Twins
(Pat & Mike Kelly)
1 June 13, 1980 Indianapolis, Indiana
Wilbur Snyder (13) & Spike Huber (3) 2 February 1982 Awarded when Kelly Twins leave the area.
Sheik Ali Hassan & Abdullah the Great 1 June 5, 1982 Indianapolis, Indiana
Spike Huber (4) & Steve Regal 1 July 1982 Awarded when Abdullah leaves the area.
New York Dolls
(Rick McGraw & Dream Machine)
1 September 25, 1982 Memphis, Tennessee
Spike Huber (5) & Steve Regal 2 December 1982 Awarded.
Jerry Valiant (2) & Abdullah the Great (2) 1 June 1983
Dick the Bruiser (13) & Jeff Van Kamp 1 January 7, 1984 Indianapolis, Indiana
Wild Warriors
(Mad Maxx & Super Maxx)
1 September 1984
Dick the Bruiser (14) & Bobby Colt 1 March 1985
Wild Hoggs
(J.R. Hogg & King Harley Hogg)
1 March 1985
Chris Carter & Stormy Granzig 1 July 1985
Don Kent (3) & Jerry Graham, Jr. 1 July 1985
Chris Carter (2) & Bobo Brazil 1
Don Kent (4) & Jerry Graham, Jr. 2
Chris Carter (3) & Calypso Jim 1 1986
Polynesian Wildman & Prince Mama Mohammad 1 1986 Vacant when Mohammad was injured by Dick the Bruiser.
Chris Carter (4) & Denny Kass 1 1986 Defeated Polynesian Wildman & Golden Lion for the title.
Title history is unrecorded.
Chris Carter (5) & Mohammad Saad 1
Scott Rechsteiner & Jerry Graham, Jr. (3) 1 October 4, 1987
Don Kent (5) & Chris Carter (6) 1 December 6, 1987 Toledo, Ohio Vacant when Kent and Carter split in December 1987.
Chris Carter (7) & Calypso Jim 2 February 14, 1988 Toledo, Ohio Defeated Don Kent & Jerry Graham, Jr. for the title.
The Golden Lion & The Russian Brute 1 May 21, 1989 Ft. Wayne, Indiana Defeated Dick The Bruiser and Calypso Jim.
Promotion closes after Dick The Bruiser died November 10, 1991.
All talent went to other wrestling organizations.

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