NWA Georgia Tag Team Championship

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NWA Georgia Tag Team Championship
Details
Promotion NWA Wildside
Date established July 5, 1968
Date retired November 22, 2005
Other name(s)
  • MCW/NWA Georgia Tag Team Championship
  • NWA Wildside Tag Team Championship

The NWA Georgia Tag Team Championship was the top tag team championship in Georgia Championship Wrestling from 1968 to 1980, when it was replaced with the NWA National Tag Team Championship.

The title was revived in 1998 by Music City Wrestling as the MCW/NWA Georgia Tag Team Championship. In 1999, it became the top tag team title in NWA Georgia/Wildside as the NWA Wildside Tag Team Championship, until April 2005, when Wildside closed.[1][2][3][4]

Title history[edit]

(n) indicates that a title change happened no later than the date listed. Silver marks in the history indicate periods of unknown lineage.

Wrestlers: Times: Date: Location: Notes:
NWA Georgia Tag Team Championship
Mike Paidousis & Wild Man Zimm face Jack Steele & El Toro for the title on September 20, 1954 in Valdosta, Georgia; however, it is unclear which team holds the title at this point.
El Toro & Whitey Whittier 1 September 30, 1955 Atlanta, GA Defeat Farmer Jones & Danny O'Shocker and still champions as of October 15, 1955.
The Torres Brothers
(Alberto Torres & Ramon Torres)
1 July 5, 1968 Atlanta, Georgia Defeated El Mongol and Tarzan Tyler in a 8-team tournament final.
The Vachon Family
(Butcher & Stan Vachon)
1 September 6, 1968 Atlanta, Georgia
The Torres Brothers
(Alberto Torres & Ramon Torres)
2 September 20, 1968 Atlanta, Georgia [5]
The Vachon Family
(Butcher & Stan Vachon)
2 October 29, 1968 Savannah, Georgia
The Torres Brothers
(Alberto Torres & Ramon Torres)
3 November 11, 1968
The Assassins
(Assassin #1 and Assassin #2)
1 November 22, 1968 Atlanta, Georgia
The Torres Brothers
(Alberto Torres & Ramon Torres)
4 December 25, 1969
Assassin #2 & The Professional (Doug Lindzy) 1 January 25, 1969
The title was vacant on March 21, 1969 after the match against Buddy Fuller & Ray Gunkel.
The Assassins
(Assassin #1 & Assassin #2 (3))
2 April 4, 1969 Atlanta, Georgia Defeated El Mongol and Louie Tillet in a one night 8-team tournament final.
El Mongol & The Professional (2) 1 June 27, 1969 Atlanta, Georgia
Mr. Ito & Chati Yokouchi 1 July 10, 1969 Athens, Georgia
The Assassins
(Assassin #1 & Assassin #2 (4))
3 August 8, 1969
Buddy Fuller & Ray Gunkel 1 October 10, 1969 Atlanta, Georgia
The Assassins
(Assassin #1 & Assassin #2 (5))
4 December 19, 1969 Atlanta, Georgia With Nick Bockwinkel, defeated Fuller, Gunkel and The Professional in a six-man tag team match in which Fuller and Gunkel's title was on the line.
Buddy Fuller & Ray Gunkel 2 March 20, 1970 Atlanta, Georgia
The title was vacated in June 1, 1970 when Gunkel decides Georgia singles title.
The Professional (3) & Bobby Shane 1 July 3, 1970 Atlanta, Georgia Defeated Bubby Colt and Homer O'Dell in a tournament final.
The Assassins
(Assassin #1 & Assassin #2 (6))
5 August 28, 1970 Atlanta, Georgia
The title was vacated on September 25, 1970 due to a illegal headgear worn.
The Assassins
(Assassin #1 & Assassin #2 (7))
6 October 16, 1970 Atlanta, Georgia Defeated Mr. Ito & The Great Ota and The Professional & Bobby Shane in a three-team tournament.
Ray Gunkel (3) & El Mongol (2) 1 April 2, 1971 Atlanta, Georgia
The Assassins
(Assassin #1 & Assassin #2 (8))
7 June 11, 1971 Atlanta, Georgia
The title was held up on October 1, 1971 after the match against Dick Steinborn & George Scott.
The Assassins
(Assassin #1 & Assassin #2 (9))
8 October 8, 1971 Defeats Dick Steinborn & George Scott in a rematch.
The title was stripped on November 20, 1971 due to multiple infractions over recents months.
The Assassins
(Assassin #1 & Assassin #2 (10))
9 November 26, 1971 Atlanta, Georgia Defeated Bob Armstrong & Bill Dromo by forfeit in a one night 7-team tournament final, due to Armstrong being injured.
Buddy Fuller & Ray Gunkel (4) 3 December 17, 1971 Atlanta, Georgia
The Assassins
(Assassin #1 & Assassin #2 (11))
10 March 10, 1972
The title was held up on August 25, 1972 after The Assassins intentionally got disqualified in a match against Bob Armstrong and Dick Steinborn.
Skandor Akbar & Ox Baker 1 September 15, 1972 Atlanta, Georgia Defeat Bob Armstrong and Dick Steinborn in one night 8-team tournament final.
Argentina Apollo & Dick Steinborn 1 October 20, 1972 Atlanta, Georgia
The title was vacated in November 1, 1972 when Apollo and Steinborn quit GCW to open All-South Championship Wrestling with Ann Gunkel.
The Graham's Family
(Eddie & Mike Graham)
1 December 29, 1972 Atlanta, Georgia Defeated Rocket Monroe and Sputnik Monroe in a one night 4-team tournament final.
The Super Infernos
(Doug Lindzy (4) & Don Smith)
1 May 11, 1973
Bob Orton, Jr. & Mr. Wrestling II 1 June 9, 1973
The Super Infernos
(Doug Lindzy (5) & Don Smith (2))
2 August 4, 1973
The title was stripped on September 3, 1973 when The Super Infernos got themselves deliberately disqualified in Savannah, Georgia.
Bobby Duncum & Stan Vachon (3) 1 September 21, 1973 Atlanta, Georgia
Bob Armstrong & Robert Fuller 1 October 27, 1973
Gorgeous George, Jr. & Bobby Shane (2) 1 December 21, 1973 Atlanta, Georgia
The title was held up on January 4, 1974 after a match against Bob Armstrong and Robert Fuller in Atlanta, Georgia.
The Garvin's
(Ron Garvin & Terry Garvin)
1 January 18, 1974 Atlanta, Georgia Defeated Bob Armstrong and Robert Fuller in a tournament final.
Bob Armstrong & Robert Fuller 2 March 8, 1974 Atlanta, Georgia
The Garvin's
(Ron Garvin & Terry Garvin)
2 March 15, 1974 Atlanta, Georgia
Bob Armstrong & Robert Fuller 3 May 24, 1974 Atlanta, Georgia
The Minnesota Wrecking Crew
(Gene &Ole Anderson)
1 May 31, 1974 Atlanta, Georgia
Mr. Wrestling I & Mr. Wrestling II 3 August 2, 1974 Atlanta, Georgia
The Minnesota Wrecking Crew
(Gene Anderson & Ole Anderson)
2 August 16, 1974 Atlanta, Georgia Defeated Harley Race and Mr. Wrestling I after Mr. Wrestling II paid $10,000 to defend his half of the title for him.
Mr. Wrestling I & Mr. Wrestling II 2 September 6, 1974 Atlanta, Georgia
The Minnesota Wrecking Crew
(Gene Anderson & Ole Anderson)
3 September 20, 1974 Atlanta, Georgia
The title was held up on October 25, 1974 after a match against Buddy Colt and Harley Race in Atlanta, Georgia.
Buddy Colt & Roger Kirby 1 November 1, 1974 Atlanta, Georgia Defeated The Minnesota Wrecking Crew.
Jerry Brisco & Rocky Johnson 1 January 25, 1975 Atlanta, Georgia
Assassin #2 (12) & Toru Tanaka 1 March 17, 1975
Bob Armstrong & Robert Fuller 4 May 9, 1975 Atlanta, Georgia
Bob Orton, Jr. (2) & Dick Slater 1 June 27, 1975 Atlanta, Georgia
The title was vacated on July 29, 1975 when Orton and Slater wina Macon Tag Team Championship.
Mr. Fuji & Toru Tanaka (2) 1 September 19, 1975 Atlanta, Georgia Defeat Tony Garea & Dean Ho in a one-night 4-team tournament final.
Bob Backlund & Jerry Brisco 1 October 16, 1975
Tony Charles & Les Thornton 1 December 3, 1975
Jerry Oates & Ted Oates 1 March 19, 1976 Atlanta, Georgia
The Red Devils
(Black Gordman & Goliath)
1 June 7, 1976
Dean Ho & Ken Mantell 1 July 2, 1976 Atlanta, Georgia
Jimmy Valiant & Johnny Valiant 1 July 16, 1976 Atlanta, Georgia
The Black Bombers
(Porkchop Cash & Tom Jones)
1 September 3, 1976 Atlanta, Georgia [6]
The Minnesota Wrecking Crew
(Gene Anderson & Ole Anderson)
4 October 22, 1976 Atlanta, Georgia
Mr. Wrestling I & Mr. Wrestling II 3 January 21, 1977
The title was held up after match with The Minnesota Wrecking Crew on February 8, 1977.
Mr. Wrestling I & Mr. Wrestling II 4 February 15, 1977 Defeat The Minnesota Wrecking Crew in a rematch.
The Minnesota Wrecking Crew
(Gene Anderson & Ole Anderson)
5 February 25, 1977 Atlanta, Georgia
Thunderbolt Patterson & Mr. Wrestling I (5) 1 April 29, 1977 Atlanta, Georgia
The Minnesota Wrecking Crew
(Gene Anderson & Ole Anderson)
6 June 10, 1977
The title was vacant when The Minnesota Wrecking Crew leave the area on September 6, 1977.
Tony Atlas & Tommy Rich 1 September 9, 1977 Defeat Pak Song & The Executioner in a one-night 8-team tournament final.
The Executioner & Pak Song 1 September 16, 1977
Tony Atlas & Tommy Rich 2 November 15, 1977
Ole Anderson (7) & Jacques Goulet 1 December 13, 1977 Macon, Georgia
Tony Atlas (3) & Mr. Wrestling II (5) 1 February 7, 1978 Columbus, Georgia
The Minnesota Wrecking Crew
(Lars Anderson & Ole Anderson (8))
1 February 27, 1978 Macon, Georgia
Thunderbolt Patterson (2) & Tommy Rich (3) 1 March 21, 1978 Atlanta, Georgia
The Minnesota Wrecking Crew
(Lars Anderson & Ole Anderson (9))
2 April 28, 1978
Thunderbolt Patterson (3) & Tommy Rich (4) 2 May 5, 1978
Ole Anderson (10) & Ivan Koloff 1 June 7, 1978
Rick Martel & Tommy Rich (5) 1 September 23, 1978 Atlanta, Georgia
Ole Anderson (11) & Stan Hansen 1 October 20, 1978
The title was vacant on November 11, 1978 due to too many DQ's.
The Funk's
(Dory Funk, Jr. & Terry Funk)
1 November 23, 1978 Atlanta, Georgia Defeated The Brisco Brothers Jack & Jerry Brisco in a tournament final.
The Brisco Brothers
(Jack Brisco & Jerry Brisco (4))
1 January 1, 1979 Atlanta, Georgia
Ole Anderson (12) & Ivan Koloff 2 January 19, 1979 Atlanta, Georgia
Norvell Austin & Rufus R. Jones 1 April 25, 1979 Augusta, Georgia
The title was vacant in May 1, 1979 when Norvell Austin & Rufus R. Jones leaves the area.
Wahoo McDaniel & Tommy Rich (6) 1 May 18, 1979 Atlanta, Georgia Defeated Ole Anderson & Ivan Koloff for the vacant titles.
Ole Anderson (13) & Ivan Koloff 3 June 8, 1979 Atlanta, Georgia
Stan Hansen (2) & Tommy Rich (7) 1 July 2, 1979 Augusta, Georgia
Ole Anderson (14) & Ivan Koloff 4 August 31, 1979 Atlanta, Georgia
Crusher Lisowski & Tommy Rich (8) 1 September 21, 1979 Atlanta, Georgia
Ole Anderson (15) & Ernie Ladd 1 October 5, 1979
The title was vacant on October 15, 1979 after Ole Anderson turns face and the team splits up.
Austin Idol & The Masked Superstar 1 November 22, 1979 Atlanta, Georgia Defeat The Brisco Brothers Jack & Jerry Brisco in a one-night 10-team tournament final.
The Brisco Brothers
(Jack Brisco & Jerry Brisco (5))
2 November 30, 1979
Ole Anderson (16) & Jerry Brisco (6) 1 December 5, 1979 Jack Brisco gave his half of the title to Anderson.
Ivan Koloff (5) & Alexis Smirnoff 1 December 7, 1979
Tony Atlas (4) & Kevin Sullivan 1 April 21, 1980 Atlanta, Georgia
Ivan Koloff (6) & Alexis Smirnoff 2 April 24, 1980 Atlanta, Georgia This was the infamous "ether rag" match where a rag laced with ether was used on Tony Atlas and resulted in Ivan Koloff pinning Atlas.
The Minnesota Wrecking Crew
(Lars Anderson & Ole Anderson (17))
3 June 8, 1980 Atlanta, Georgia
The Assassins
(Assassin #1 (11) & Assassin #3)
1 June 16, 1980 Augusta, Georgia
Steve Keirn & Mr. Wrestling I (6) 1 July 30, 1980 Columbus, Ohio
The Assassins
(Assassin #1 (12) & Assassin #3)
2 August 6, 1980 Columbus, Ohio
Mr. Wrestling I (7) & Mr. Wrestling II (6) 5 September 19, 1980 Griffin, Georgia
The Fabulous Freebirds
(Terry Gordy & Michael Hayes)
1 October 10, 1980 Atlanta, Georgia Won a three-team tournament, defeating Mr. Wrestling I & Mr. Wrestling II and The Assassins.
The title was held up on November 14, 1980 after a match against Austin Idol and Kevin Sullivan. Later The Fabulous Freebirds defeated Robert Fuller and Stan Frazier in a tournament final to become the first NWA National Tag Team Champions on November 27, 1980 in Atlanta, Georgia. The National title replaced the Georgia title, ending its lineage here.
MCW/NWA Georgia Tag Team Championship
Hot and Heavy
(Frenchy Riviera & Silky Boom Boom)
1 October 17, 1998 Eatonton, Georgia Defeated Shane Helms & Mike Maverick and The Centerfolds in a 3-way elimination match for the inactive title.
The Samoan Death Squad
(Faku & Spade)
1 March 11, 1999 Loganville, Georgia
Billy Black & Joel Deaton 1 April 1, 1999 Loganville, Georgia
The title was stripped on June 10, 1999 in Loganville, Georgia when Black attacked promoter Bill Behrens.
Rukkus & Vic Violent 1 June 10, 1999 Loganville, Georgia Defeated Mark Davis and Faku.
The title was stripped in August 19, 1999 when Rukkus & Violent no-showed a title defense.
The Sex Pistols
(David & Shane Young)
1 August 19, 1999 Loganville, Georgia Defeated Terry Lawler & Bart Sawyer for the vacant titles.
The Road Hoggs
(Joe Harley & Pan Head Nelson)
1 November 20, 1999 Cornelia, Georgia Defeated Rick Michaels (subbing for Shane Young) and David Young to win both the NWA Georgia Tag Team Championship and the National Championship Wrestling (NCW) Tag Team Championship and unify both titles.
The title becomes a part of NWA Wildside, formed from the merger of National Championship Wrestling and NWA Georgia.
NWA Wildside Tag Team Championship
The Underdogs
(Big Eddie Cool & Mark E. Mark)
1 December 4, 1999 Cornelia, Georgia
Bad Attitude
(Rick Michaels & David Young (2))
1 January 8, 2000 Cornelia, Georgia
The Rock 'n' Roll Express
(Robert Gibson & Ricky Morton)
1 February 19, 2000 Cornelia, Georgia [7]
Bad Attitude
(Rick Michaels & David Young (3))
2 June 17, 2000 Cornelia, Georgia
The title was vacated when Bad Attitude won the NWA World Tag Team Championship, defeating Triple X (Drake Dawson and Curtis Thompson) on August 15, 2000 in Tampa, Florida.
The Boogaloo Crew
(J.C. Dazz & Scottie Wrenn)
1 August 19, 2000 Cornelia, Georgia Defeated Terry Knight & Onyx in a tournament final.
Suicidal Tendencies
(Adam Jacobs & John Phoenix)
1 January 6, 2001 Cornelia, Georgia
3 Count
(Shane Helms & Shannon Moore)
1 January 19, 2001 Cornelia, Georgia
The Boogaloo Crew
(J.C. Dazz & Scottie Wrenn)
2 January 20, 2001 Cornelia, Georgia Defeated 3 Count and Suicidal Tendencies in a three-way match.
The Kohl Brothers
(Keith Kohl & Kent Kohl)
1 February 3, 2001 Cornelia, Georgia
Romeo Bliss & David Flair 1 March 24, 2001 Cornelia, Georgia
The Boogaloo Crew
(J.C. Dazz & Scottie Wrenn)
2 April 21, 2001 Cornelia, Georgia
TNT
(Todd Sexton & Tony Stradlin)
1 August 4, 2001 Cornelia, Georgia
Blackout
(Homicide & Rainman)
1 August 10, 2001 Kingsport, Tennessee Total Destruction (Rusty Riddle and Sean Royal) defeated Blackout on the same night, however, due to Total Destruction being banned from NWA Wildside for 30 days, the titles were returned to Blackout on August 18, 2001 in Cornelia, Georgia.
Project Mayhem
(Tank Trash & White Trash)
1 October 19, 2001 Cornelia, Georgia
Blackout
(Homicide & Rainman)
2 November 17, 2001 Cornelia, Georgia Defeated Project Mayhem, Bad Attitude (Terry Knight and David Young) and The Lost Boyz (Azrieal & Gabriel) in a four-way match.
The Lost Boyz
(Azrael (2) & Gabriel)
1 March 22, 2002 Cornelia, Georgia This was a ladder match and Azrael formerly known as Mark. E. Mark.
The Briscoe Brothers
(Jay Briscoe & Mark Briscoe)
1 August 3, 2002 Cornelia, Georgia Defeated The Lost Boyz, TNT and The S.A.T. (Joél Maximo & José Maximo) in an elimination match, last defeating TNT.
TNT
(Todd Sexton & Tony Stradlin)
2 August 17, 2002 Cornelia, Georgia
Tank (2) & Scottie Wrenn (3) 1 November 2, 2002 Cornelia, Georgia
Future Shock
(Jay Freeze & Brandon P.)
1 March 28, 2003 Cornelia, Georgia Defeated Tank & Scottie Wrenn and The Lost Boyz in a three-way ladder match.
The Impact
(Scott Cage & Kaos)
1 June 20, 2003 Cornelia, Georgia
Bulldog Raines & Tank (3) 1 July 19, 2003 Cornelia, Georgia
Brandon P. (2) & Jeremy Vain 1 October 18, 2003 Cornelia, Georgia
The Texas Death Club
(Masada & Todd Sexton)
1 December 27, 2003 Cornelia, Georgia
Murder One & Slim J. 1 July 3, 2004 Cornelia, Georgia This was a WarGames match.
Mikael Adryan & Azrael (3) 1 September 18, 2004 Cornelia, Georgia
Devils Reject
(Iceberg & Tank (4))
1 January 1, 2005 Cornelia, Georgia Defeated Adryan & Azrael and Pomp and Circumstance (Ace Rockwell & Shaun Tempers) in a three-way elimination match.
Pomp and Circumstance
(Ace Rockwell & Shaun Tempers)
1 March 5, 2005 Cornelia, Georgia
Devils Reject
(Iceberg & Tank (5))
2 March 26, 2005 Cornelia, Georgia
The title reverted to its original name when NWA Wildside closed on April 30, 2005.
NWA Georgia Tag Team Championship
Pomp and Circumstance
(Ace Rockwell & Shaun Tempers)
2 November 22, 2005 Soddy-Daisy, Tennessee Won at an NWA Wildside reunion event.
The title become inactive on December 30, 2005
Bald Beautiful Besties
(Michael Stevens & Zac Edwards)
1 June 2014
Blunt Force Trauma
(Bill The Butcher & Pain)
1 October 25, 2014 Griffin, Georgia
Young Lions
(Lex Lee & Kevin Coffman)
1 February 28, 2015 Stockbridge, Georgia
Drew Adler & Fry Daddy 1 June 13, 2015 Locust Grove, Georgia
The title vacant on January 23, 2016 after the team splits
The Face Of Pain
(Andy Anderson & Pain (2))
1 February 27, 2016 Locust Grove, Georgia

References[edit]

  1. ^ Royal Duncan & Gary Will (2006). "(Georgia) Atlanta: NWA Georgia Tag Team Title". Wrestling Title Histories. Archeus Communications. pp. 142–143. ISBN 0-9698161-5-4. 
  2. ^ Tanabe, Hisaharu. "N.W.A. Georgia Tag Team Title". Wrestling-Titles.com. Retrieved 2007-07-09. 
  3. ^ "NWA Georgia Tag Team Title". Solie's Title Histories. Retrieved 2007-07-09. 
  4. ^ "Georgia Tag Team Title/NWA Wildside Tag Team Title History". Solie's Title Histories. Retrieved 2007-07-09. 
  5. ^ Hoops, Brian (September 20, 2015). "On this date in pro wrestling history (9/20): Flair defeats McDaniel, Gagne beats Von Raschke". Wrestling Observer Figure Four Online. Retrieved February 19, 2017. 
  6. ^ Hoops, Brian (September 3, 2015). "ON THIS DAY IN PRO WRESTLING HISTORY (SEPT. 3): RIC FLAIR VS. TERRY FUNK TEXAS DEATH MATCH, GREAT MUTA VS. STING, TED DIBIASE AND STAN HANSEN WINS AJPW TAG TITLES". Wrestling Observer Figure Four Online. Retrieved February 10, 2017. 
  7. ^ Hoops, Brian (February 19, 2017). "Daily Pro Wrestling History (02/19): Kurt Angle vs. Undertaker at No Way Out 2006". Wrestling Observer Figure Four Online. Retrieved February 27, 2017. 

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