AWA Midwest Tag Team Championship

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AWA Midwest Tag Team Championship
Details
Promotion American Wrestling Association
Date established October 15, 1966
Date retired May 9, 1972

The AWA Midwest Tag Team Championship was a title in the American Wrestling Association from 1967 until 1971. It was for mid-level wrestlers and was mostly defended in the Omaha, Nebraska area.

Title history[edit]

Silver areas in the history indicate periods of unknown lineage. An (n) beside a date indicates that a title change occurred no later than the date shown.

Wrestlers: Times: Date: Location: Notes:
Dale Lewis & Stan Pulaski 1 May 28, 1966 (n)
Kentuckians
(Luke Brown and Jake Smith)
1 October 15, 1966 (n) Still champions as of November 5, 1966.
Tim Woods & Ron Reed 1 January 29, 1966 (n)
Francis St. Claire and Dale Lewis (2) 1 March 17, 1967 Omaha, Nebraska Defeated Ron Reed and Tim Woods.
The title was vacated in 1967.
Doug Gilbert (Doug Lindzy) and Reggie Parks 1 August 12, 1967 Omaha, Nebraska Defeated Mitsu Arakawa and Dale Lewis.
Mike DiBiase and Bob Orton 1 October 7, 1967
Doug Gilbert (2) and Reggie Parks (2) 2 November 1967 (n)
Bob Orton (2) and Mad Dog Vachon 1 March 15, 1968 Omaha, Nebraska
Doug Gilbert (3) and Reggie Parks (3) 3 March 22, 1968 Omaha, Nebraska
Bob Orton (3) and Mad Dog Vachon (2) 2 March 23, 1968
Dale Lewis (3) and Stan Pulaski (2) 2 April 13, 1968 Omaha, Nebraska
The Avenger and Mike DiBiase (2) 1 July 27, 1968 (n) Or win the titles after April 25, 1968.
Woody Farmer and Reggie Parks (4) 1 October 12, 1968
Butcher and Mad Dog Vachon (3) 1 January 11, 1969 Omaha, Nebraska
Stan Pulaski (3) and Chris Tolos 1 January 25, 1969 Omaha, Nebraska
Bob Geigel and The Viking 1 March 8, 1969 Omaha, Nebraska
Bob Ellis and Stan Pulaski (4) 1 July 12, 1969 Omaha, Nebraska [1]
The title were vacated in 1969.
Reggie Parks (5) and Stan Pulaski (5) 1 November 15, 1969 Omaha, Nebraska Defeated Ali Ben Khan and The Great Kimura in a tournament final.
The Claw and Rock Rogowski 1 1971 Wins the titles after January 30 1971.
Reggie Parks (6) and Stan Pulaski (6) 2 February 13, 1971 Omaha, Nebraska
Ox Baker and Rock Rogowski (2) 1 March 3, 1971 Omaha, Nebraska
Bob Ellis (2) and Alberto Torres 1 April 24, 1971 Omaha, Nebraska
The titles were vacated after Torres died on June 16, 1971, due to injuries suffered three days earlier in Verdigre, Nebraska during a match against Ox Baker and The Claw.
Jerry Miller and Johnny Valentine, Jr. (Greg Valentine) 1 August 11, 1971 Creighton, Nebraska Defeated Ox Baker and The Claw [although The Claw (Tom Andrews) had been unmasked 4 days earlier in Omaha by Ramon Torres.]
Ox Baker (3) and The Great Kusatsu 1 October 9, 1971
Jerry Miller (2) and Johnny Valentine, Jr. (Greg Valentine) (2) 2 October 16, 1971
Lars Anderson and Larry Hennig 1 December 18, 1971 Omaha, Nebraska
Reggie Parks (7) and Stan Pulaski (7) 3 January 8, 1972 Omaha, Nebraska Still champions as of May 9, 1972.
The title was later abandoned.

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Hoops, Brian (July 12, 2015). "On this day in pro wrestling history (July 12): Gagne, Bruiser & Crusher, Ladd wins Americas title, 1992 Bash with Sting vs. Vader". Wrestling Observer Figure Four Online. Retrieved February 11, 2017. 

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