IPWA Tag Team Championship

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IPWA Tag Team Championship
Details
Promotion Independent Professional Wrestling Alliance
Date established October 9, 1995
Date retired 2001

The IPWA Tag Team Championship was a professional wrestling tag team championship in the Independent Professional Wrestling Alliance (IPWA). The inaugural champions were Death & Destruction (Frank Parker and Roger Anderson), who defeated the American Patriot and Kevin Dillon in Manassas, Virginia on October 10, 1995 to become the first IPWA Tag Team Champions.

There were six officially recognized champions with Death & Destruction winning the championship a record three-times. They also held the record for longest-reigning champions at 292 days. Several notable tag teams wrestled for the championship during its near six-year history with former champions including Darkside (Glen Osbourne and Rockin' Rebel), The Headbangers (Mosh and Thrasher), and Steve Corino and Adam Flash.

Title history[edit]

# Order in reign history
Reign The reign number for the specific set of wrestlers listed
Event The event in which the title was won
Used for vacated reigns so as not to count it as an official reign
N/A The information is not available or is unknown
+ Indicates the current reign is changing daily

Names[edit]

Name Years
IPWA Tag Team Championship 1995 — 2001

Reigns[edit]

# Wrestlers Reign Date Days
held
Location Event Notes Ref.
1 Death & Destruction (Frank Parker and Roger Anderson) 1 October 9, 1995 292 Manassas, Virginia IPWA Debut Show (1995) Death & Destruction defeated American Patriot and Kevin Dillon to become the first IPWA Tag Team Champion. [1]
2 The Fraternity (Brian Perry and Sean Powers) 1 N/A N/A N/A N/A [2]
3 Death & Destruction (Frank Parker and Roger Anderson) 2 March 9, 1996 N/A Alexandria, Virginia Live event [2][3]

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4 Darkside (Glen Osbourne and Rockin' Rebel) 1 July 27, 1996 N/A Alexandria, Virginia Live event This was a "champions vs. champions" match. As a result of their victory, Darkside held both the IPWA and MEWF Tag Team Championships. [1]
5 The Headbangers (Mosh and Thrasher) 2 1996 N/A N/A N/A [3][4][5]
6 Lethal Weapon (Steve Corino and Adam Flash) 1 January 19, 1997 62 Washington, Pennsylvania Live event [1][3][4][5]
7 Death & Destruction (Frank Parker and Roger Anderson) 3 March 22, 1997 N/A Kinston, North Carolina Live event [1][3][4][5][6]
Vacated May 1997 N/A N/A [1][3][4][5]
8 Jimmy Cicero and Cueball Carmichael 1 September 2, 1998 129 Richmond, Virginia Live event Jimmy Cicero and Cueball Carmichael defeated Shorty Smalls and "Big" Dan Rage to win the vacant championship. [1][3][4][5]
9 Big Slam and Chris Stephenson 1 January 9, 1999 14 Chincoteague, Virginia Live event [1][3][4][5][7]
10 Jimmy Cicero and Cueball Carmichael 2 January 23, 1999 N/A Woodbridge, Virginia Live event [1][3][4][5]
Deactivated 2001 N/A N/A The IPWA ceases promoting events and closes in the spring of 2001.

List of combined reigns[edit]

<1 Indicates that the reign lasted less than one day.
Rank[N 1] Wrestler # of reigns Combined days
1 Death & Destruction (Frank Parker and Roger Anderson) 3 292+
2 Jimmy Cicero and Cueball Carmichael 2 129+
3 Steve Corino and Adam Flash) 1 62
4 Big Slam and Chris Stephenson) 1 14

Footnotes[edit]

  1. ^ Each reign is ranked highest to lowest; reigns with the same number mean that they are tied for that certain rank.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e f g h Royal Duncan & Gary Will (2000). Wrestling Title Histories (4th ed.). Archeus Communications. ISBN 0-9698161-5-4. 
  2. ^ a b DiMuzio, Michael J. "Arena Reports: Virginia - IPWA at Secret Cove Sports Arena." Pro Wrestling Illustrated. August 1996: 61+.
  3. ^ a b c d e f g h Westcott, Brian (1998). "IPWA Tag Team Title History". Solie's Title Histories. Solie.org. Retrieved November 8, 2011. 
  4. ^ a b c d e f g h "IPWA Tag Team Title". Independent Professional Wrestling Alliance. WrestlingData.com. Retrieved November 10, 2011. 
  5. ^ a b c d e f g h "IPWA Tag Team Championship". Independent Professional Wrestling Alliance. Cagematch.de. Retrieved November 10, 2011. 
  6. ^ Watkins, Marcus. "Arena Reports: North Carolina - IPWA at Lenoir High School." Pro Wrestling Illustrated. August 1997: 74+.
  7. ^ Independent Professional Wrestling Alliance (1999). "IPWA Results - 9 January, 1999". Results. ITSCwrestling.com. Archived from the original on March 5, 2000. Retrieved November 10, 2011. 

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