FCW Florida Tag Team Championship

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FCW Florida Tag Team Championship
Joe Hennig.jpg
Joe Hennig as one-half of the Florida Tag Team Champions in 2010
Details
PromotionFlorida Championship Wrestling
Date establishedFebruary 23, 2008[1][2][3]
Date retiredAugust 14, 2012

The FCW Florida Tag Team Championship[4] was a professional wrestling tag team championship owned and promoted by Florida Championship Wrestling, (FCW, now known as NXT Wrestling), a former developmental territory of WWE. It was contested for in their tag team division. The championship was created and debuted on February 23, 2008 at a FCW house show.[3]

The first champions were The Puerto Rican Nightmares (Eddie Colón and Eric Pérez) who won a one night tag team tournament by defeating Steve Lewington and Heath Miller in the finals to become the inaugural champions.[3] In August 2012, the championship was retired when FCW was re-branded to NXT and were being replaced by in favor with NXT Tag Team Championship in early 2013 with Rick Victor and Brad Maddox becoming the final champions after defeating CJ Parker and Jason Jordan on July 28, 2012 in Melbourne, Florida, to win the titles.

Overall, there were 26 different championship teams, and 45 individual champions with the tag team of The Puerto Rican Nightmares (Eddie Colón and Eric Pérez) holding the most reigns at three. Joe Hennig/Michael McGillicutty, hold most reigns by a single competitor, with four. Johnny Curtis and Tyler Reks hold the longest reign at 140 days, in addition, Curtis holds the longest combined reign individually at 224 days. Justin Gabriel and Kris Logan have the shortest reign as a team at less than one day, due to them winning and losing the titles during the same FCW television taping event.

Title history[edit]

Key
No. Overall reign number
Reign Reign number for the specific champion
Days Number of days held
No. Champion Championship change Reign statistics Notes Ref.
Date Event Location Reign Days
 1  The Puerto Rican Nightmares
(Eddie Colón and Eric Pérez)
 February 23, 2008  Live event Port Richey, FL  1  29 The Puerto Rican Nightmares defeated Steve Lewington and Heath Miller in the finals of a one-night tournament to become the first champions. [3][4]
 2  Brad Allen and Nic Nemeth  March 23, 2008  Live event Port Richey, FL  1  23 [1][4][5]
 3  The Puerto Rican Nightmares
(Eddie Colón and Eric Pérez)
 April 15, 2008  Live event Port Richey, FL  2  22 The Puerto Rican Nightmares won the titles by disqualification in a match where the title could change hands in case of a disqualification. [1][2][4][5]
 4  The Empire
(Drew McIntyre and Stu Sanders)
 May 6, 2008  Live event Port Richey, FL  1  66 [1][2][4][5]
 5  Gabe Tuft and Joe Hennig  July 12, 2008  Live event Port Richey, FL  1  3 [6]
 6  The Empire
(Drew McIntyre and Stu Sanders)
 July 15, 2008  Live event Port Richey, FL  2  2 [1][2][4][5]
 7  The Puerto Rican Nightmares
(Eddie Colón and Eric Pérez)
 July 17, 2008  Live event Tampa, FL  3  30 [1][4][5]
 8  Gavin Spears and Nic Nemeth (2)  August 16, 2008  Live event New Port Richey, FL  1  26 This was a three–way match, also involving Scotty Goldman and Kafu. [1][2][4][5]
 9  Heath Miller/Sebastian Slater[Note 1] and Joe Hennig (2)  September 11, 2008  Live event Tampa, FL  1  49 [1][4][5]
 10  Next Generation Hart Foundation
(DH Smith and TJ Wilson)
 October 30, 2008  Live event Tampa, FL  1  42 [1][2][4][5]
 11  Johnny Curtis and Tyler Reks (2)  December 11, 2008  FCW Tampa, FL  1  140 [1][2][4][5]
 12  The Dude Busters
(Caylen Croft and Trent Barreta)
 April 30, 2009  FCW Tampa, FL  1  84 [1][4][5]
 13  Justin Gabriel and Kris Logan  July 23, 2009  FCW Tampa, FL  1  <1 [1][4][5]
 14  The Rotundos
(Bo Rotundo and Duke Rotundo)
 July 23, 2009  FCW Tampa, FL  1  119 [1][4][5]
 15  The Dude Busters
(Caylen Croft (2), Trent Barreta (2) and Curt Hawkins)
 November 19, 2009  FCW Tampa, FL  1  56 Hawkins and Croft won the titles. Defended by any two members under the Freebird Rule. [1][4][5][7]
 16  The Fortunate Sons
(Joe Hennig (3) and Brett DiBiase)
 January 14, 2010  FCW Tampa, FL  1  58 Defeated Caylen Croft and Trent Barreta. [1][4][5][8]
 17  The Usos
(Jimmy Uso and Jules/Jey Uso)[Note 2]
 March 13, 2010  Live event Crystal River, FL  1  82 [4][9]
 18  Los Aviadores
(Epico and Hunico)
 June 3, 2010  Live event Tampa, FL  1  42 [4][10]
 19  Kaval and Michael McGillicutty (4)  July 15, 2010  Live event Tampa, FL  1  1 [4][11]
 20  Los Aviadores
(Epico and Hunico)
 July 16, 2010  Live event Sebring, FL  2  28 [4][12]
 21  Derrick Bateman and Johnny Curtis (2)  August 12, 2010  FCW Tampa, FL  1  84 This was a three–way match, also involving Brodus Clay and Donny Marlow. [4]
 22  Wes Brisco and Xavier Woods  November 4, 2010  FCW Tampa, FL  1  27 [4]
Vacated December 1, 2010 Live event Tampa, FL Wes Brisco and Xavier Woods were stripped of the title after Brisco was sidelined with an injury. [13]
 23  Damien Sandow and Titus O'Neil  December 3, 2010  Live event Plant City, FL  1  112 Defeated Mason Ryan and Xavier Woods to win the vacant titles. [4]
 24  Richie Steamboat and Seth Rollins  March 25, 2011  Live event Miami, FL  1  48 [14]
 25  Calvin Raines and Big E Langston  May 12, 2011  FCW Tampa, FL  1  70
 26  CJ Parker and Donnie Marlow  July 21, 2011  FCW Tampa, FL  1  105
 27  Brad Maddox and Briley Pierce  November 3, 2011  FCW Tampa, FL  1  91
Vacated February 2, 2012 FCW Tampa, FL Titles vacated due to Briley Pierce's leg injury. [15]
 28  The Rotundos
(Bo Rotundo and Husky Harris)
 February 2, 2012  FCW Tampa, FL  2  42 Defeated Brad Maddox and Eli Cottonwood to win the vacant titles. [16]
 29  Corey Graves and Jake Carter  March 15, 2012  FCW Tampa, FL  1  93 [17]
 30  Leakee and Mike Dalton  June 15, 2012  Live event Palatka, FL  1  28 [18][19]
 31  CJ Parker (2) and Jason Jordan  July 13, 2012  Live event Punta Gorda, FL  1  15 [20][21]
 32  Brad Maddox (2) and Rick Victor  July 28, 2012  Live event Melbourne, FL  1  17 [22][23][24]
Deactivated  August 14, 2012 Tampa, FL Title retired when FCW became NXT Wrestling.

Combined reigns[edit]

By team
Rank Team No. of reigns Combined days
1 The Rotundos
(Bo Rotundo and Duke Rotundo/Husky Harris)
2 161
2 Johnny Curtis and Tyler Reks 1 140
3 Damien Sandow and Titus O'Neil 1 112
4 CJ Parker and Donnie Marlow 1 105
5 Corey Graves and Jake Carter 1 93
6 Brad Maddox and Briley Pierce 1 91
7 The Dude Busters
(Caylen Croft and Trent Barreta)
1 84
Derrick Bateman and Johnny Curtis 1 84
9 The Usos
(Jimmy Uso and Jules/Jey Uso)
1 82
10 The Puerto Rican Nightmares
(Eddie Colón and Eric Pérez)
3 80
11 The Empire
(Drew McIntyre and Stu Sanders)
2 74
12 Los Aviadores
(Epico and Hunico)
2 70
Calvin Raines and Big E Langston 1 70
14 The Fortunate Sons
(Joe Hennig and Brett DiBiase)
1 58
15 The Dude Busters
(Caylen Croft, Trent Barreta and Curt Hawkins)
1 56
16 Heath Miller/Sebastian Slater and Joe Hennig 1 49
17 Richie Steamboat and Seth Rollins 1 48
18 Next Generation Hart Foundation
(DH Smith and TJ Wilson)
1 42
19 Leakee and Mike Dalton 1 28
20 Wes Brisco and Xavier Woods 1 27
21 Gavin Spears and Nic Nemeth 1 26
22 Brad Allen and Nic Nemeth 1 23
23 Rick Victor and Brad Maddox 1 17
24 CJ Parker and Jason Jordan 1 15
25 Gabe Tuft and Joe Hennig 1 3
26 Kaval and Michael McGillicutty 1 1
27 Justin Gabriel and Kris Logan 1 <1
By wrestler
Rank Wrestler No. of reigns Combined days
1 Johnny Curtis 2 224
2 Bo Rotundo 2 161
Duke Rotundo/Husky Harris 2 161
3 Gabe Tuft/Tyler Reks 2 143
4 Caylen Croft 2 140
Trent Barreta 2 140
6 CJ Parker 2 120
7 Damien Sandow 1 112
Titus O'Neil 1 112
9 Joe Hennig/Michael McGillicutty 4 111
10 Brad Maddox 2 108
11 Donnie Marlow 1 105
12 Corey Graves 1 93
Jake Carter 1 93
13 Briley Pierce 1 91
14 Derrick Bateman 1 84
15 Jimmy Uso 1 82
Jules/Jey Uso 1 82
17 Eddie Colón 3 80
Eric Pérez 3 80
19 Drew McIntyre 2 74
Stu Sanders 2 74
21 Epico 2 70
Hunico 2 70
Big E Langston 1 70
Calvin Raines 1 70
25 Brett DiBiase 1 58
26 Curt Hawkins 1 56
27 Heath Miller/Sebastian Slater 1 49
Nic Nemeth 2 49
29 Richie Steamboat 1 48
Seth Rollins 1 48
31 DH Smith 1 42
TJ Wilson 1 42
33 Leakee 1 28
Mike Dalton 1 28
35 Wes Brisco 1 27
Xavier Woods 1 27
37 Gavin Spears 1 26
38 Brad Allen 1 23
39 Rick Victor 1 17
40 Jason Jordan 1 15
41 Kaval 1 1
42 Justin Gabriel 1 <1
Kris Logan 1 <1

Footnotes[edit]

  1. ^ Heath Miller's ring name was changed to Sebastian Slater during this title reign
  2. ^ Jules Uso's ring name was changed to Jey Uso during this title reign

References[edit]

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