NWF World Tag Team Championship

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NWF World Tag Team Championship
Details
Promotion National Wrestling Federation
International Wrestling Association
Date established 1970
Date retired 1974 and 1977
Other name(s)
  • IWA World Tag Team Championship

The NWF World Tag Team Championship was the top tag team championship in the National Wrestling Federation from 1970 to 1974, the entire life of the promotion.[1][2]

Title history[edit]

Key
No. The overall championship reign
Reign The reign number for the specific wrestler listed.
Event The event promoted by the respective promotion in which the title changed hands
N/A The specific information is not known
Used for vacated reigns in order to not count it as an official reign
  Indicates that there was a period where the lineage is undocumented due to the lack of written documentation in that time period.
No. Champions Reign Date Days held Location Event Notes Ref(s)
NWF World Tag Team Championship
1 The Outlaws
(Dick Murdoch and Dusty Rhodes)
1 March 12, 1970 170 Cleveland, Ohio live event Defeated Ben Justice and The Stomper in a tournament final. [3]
2 Powers, JohnnyJohnny Powers and Chief White Owl 1 August 29, 1970 [Note 1] Akron, Ohio live event [3]
 
3 The Fabulous Fargos
(Don and Johnny)
1 January 7, 1971 [Note 2] Cleveland, Ohio live event Defeated Chief White Owl and Luis Martinez. [3]
4 The Mongols
(Bepo and Geeto)
1 June 1971 (NLT) [Note 3] N/A live event [3]
5 von Hess, KurtKurt von Hess and Eric the Red 1 July 22, 1971 [Note 4] Cleveland, Ohio live event Won a tournament. [3]
6 Chief White Owl (2) and Luis Martinez 1 August 1971 (NLT) [Note 5] N/A live event [3]
 
7 Arakawa, MitsuMitsu Arakawa and Yoshino Sato 1 January 19, 1972 [Note 6] Buffalo, New York live event Defeated Dominic DeNucci and Tony Parisi in a tournament final. [3]
8 DeNucci, DominicDominic DeNucci and Tony Parisi 1 March 1972 (NLT) [Note 7] N/A live event [3]
9 The Fabulous Fargos
(Don and Johnny)
2 May 11, 1972 [Note 8] Cleveland, Ohio live event [3]
10 DeNucci, DominicDominic DeNucci and Tony Parisi 2 May 1972 (NLT) [Note 9] N/A live event [3]
11 The Fabulous Fargos
(Don and Johnny)
3 May 24, 1972 [Note 10] Buffalo, New York live event [3]
12 McDaniel, WahooWahoo McDaniel and Chief White Owl (3) 1 August 1972 (NLT) [Note 11] Cleveland, Ohio live event Sometime after August 14, 1972. [3]
 
13 The Fabulous Fargos
(Don and Johnny)
4 September 15, 1972 (NLT) [Note 12] N/A live event Still champion on November 2, 1972. [3]
 
14 Luis Martinez (2) and Tony Parisi (3) 1 December 1972 (NLT) [Note 13] Cincinnati, Ohio live event [3]
 
15 Powers, JohnnyJohnny Powers (2) and Jacques Rougeau 1 May 2, 1973 [Note 14] Buffalo, New York live event Defeated The Love Brothers (Hartford and Reginald Love) in a tournament final. [3]
 
16 Mongol, GeetoGeeto Mongol (2) and J.B. Psycho 1 May 1973 (NLT) [Note 15] N/A live event [3]
 
17 Curry, FredFred Curry and Luis Martinez (3) 1 June 30, 1973 (NLT) [Note 16] N/A live event [3]
18 Von Hess, KurtKurt Von Hess (2) and Karl Von Schotz 1 May 1974 (NLT) [Note 17] N/A live event Also held NWA North American Tag Team Championship (Los Angeles/Japan version). [3]
Vacated 1974 N/A N/A Championship abandoned when the NWF closed [3]
IWA World Tag Team Championship
19 The Mongols
(Geeto (3) and Bolo)
1 February 1975 [Note 18] N/A live event [3]
Vacated April 1975 N/A N/A Championship vacated after a match against Dino Bravo and Gino Brito in April 1975. [3]
20 The Mongols
(Geeto (4) and Bolo)
2 April 21, 1975 155 Winston-Salem, North Carolina live event Defeated Soul Patrol (Thunderbolt Patterson and Ernie Ladd) [3]
Vacated September 23, 1975 N/A N/A Championship vacated up after a match against held up after a match against Victor Rivera and Dino Bravo on September 23, 1975 ends with a double pinfall. Mongols billed champions on September 25, 1975; still champions as of October 13, 1975. [3]
 
21 Powers, JohnnyJohnny Powers (3) and Nelson Royal 1 December 16, 1975 [Note 19] N/A live event No longer listed as champions in February 1976. [3]
22 Von Hess, KurtKurt Von Hess (3) and Karl von Stroheim 1 March 19, 1976 (NLT) [Note 20] N/A live event Sometime after January 21, 1976, possibly a phantom switch or defeat Pez Whatley and Bruiser Banks for the vacant title. [3]
23 Brower, BulldogBulldog Brower and Mighty Igor 1 August 11, 1976 [Note 21] Hickory, North Carolina live event [3]
24 Hartford Love and Dizzy McShane 1 September 10, 1976 (NLT) [Note 22] N/A live event Sometime after August 29, 1976. [3]
25 Brower, BulldogBulldog Brower (2) and Powers, JohnnyJohnny Powers (4) 1 September 19, 1976 125 N/A live event [3]
26 Rip Tyler and Buzz Tyler 1 January 22, 1977 91 Gastonia, North Carolina live event [3]
27 Powers, JohnnyJohnny Powers (5) and Nick DeCarlo 1 April 23, 1977 [Note 23] Gastonia, North Carolina live event still champions as of May 27, 1977. [3]
Abandoned 1977 N/A N/A Promotion closed, championship abandoned [3]

Footnotes[edit]

  1. ^ The date the championship was won and lost are uncertain, which means that the championship reign lasted between 1 and 131 days.
  2. ^ The date the championship was won and lost are uncertain, which means that the championship reign lasted between 1 and 174 days.
  3. ^ The date the championship was won and lost are uncertain, which means that the championship reign lasted between 22 and 195 days.
  4. ^ The date the championship was won and lost are uncertain, which means that the championship reign lasted between 1 and 39 days.
  5. ^ The date the championship was won and lost are uncertain, which means that the championship reign lasted between 1 and 181 days.
  6. ^ The exact date the championship was lost is uncertain, which means that the championship reign lasted between 1 and −294 days.
  7. ^ The exact date that the championship was won is uncertain, which means that the championship reign lasted between 31 and 71 days.
  8. ^ The exact date the championship was lost is uncertain, which means that the championship reign lasted between 1 and 11 days.
  9. ^ The exact date the championship was won is uncertain, which means that the championship reign lasted between 1 and 29 days/
  10. ^ The exact date the championship was lost is unknown, which means that the championship reign lasted between 69 and 98 days/
  11. ^ The exact date the championship was won and lost is uncertain, which means that the championship reign lasted between 1 and 114 days/
  12. ^ The exact date the championship was won and lost is uncertain, which means that the championship reign lasted between 48 and 152 days/
  13. ^ The exact date the championship was won and lost is uncertain, which means that the championship reign lasted between 1 and 228 days/
  14. ^ The exact date the championship was won and lost is uncertain, which means that the championship reign lasted between 1 and 28 days/
  15. ^ The exact date the championship was won and lost is uncertain, which means that the championship reign lasted between 1 and 59 days/
  16. ^ The exact date the championship was won and lost is uncertain, which means that the championship reign lasted between 1 and 60 days/
  17. ^ The exact date the championship was won and lost is uncertain, which means that the championship reign lasted between 1 and 335 days/
  18. ^ The exact date the championship was won and lost is uncertain, which means that the championship reign lasted between 32 and 88 days.
  19. ^ The exact date the championship was won is uncertain, which means that the reign lasted between 1 and 94 days/
  20. ^ The exact date the championship was won is uncertain, which means that the reign lasted between {[age in days|March 19, 1976|August 11, 1976}} and 238 days/
  21. ^ The exact date the championship was won is uncertain, which means that the reign lasted between 1 and 30 days/
  22. ^ The exact date the championship was won is uncertain, which means that the reign lasted between 1 and 30 days/
  23. ^ The exact date that the championship was abandoned is unknown, which means that the reign lasted between 34 and −2,305 days.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Royal Duncan & Gary Will (2006). Wrestling Title Histories (4th ed.). Archeus Communications. ISBN 0-9698161-5-4. 
  2. ^ Tanabe, Hisaharu. "N.W.F. North American Heavyweight Title". Wrestling-Titles.com. Retrieved July 12, 2007. 
  3. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p q r s t u v w x y z aa ab ac ad ae "NWF World Tag Team Title". Wrestling-Titles. Retrieved April 20, 2017.