USWA World Tag Team Championship

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USWA Tag Team Championship
Jeff Jarrett at a GFW show in June 2015.jpg
Jeff Jarrett (standing), held the title 14 times
Details
PromotionUnited States Wrestling Association
Date establishedAugust 11, 1989
Date retiredNovember 1997

The USWA Tag Team Championship was a tag team championship in the Memphis, Tennessee-based professional wrestling promotion, the United States Wrestling Association (USA). The title replaced the WCWA Tag Team Championship when World Class Wrestling Association became the USWA

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 Cactus Jack and Scott Braddock August 4, 1989 USWA show Dallas, Texas 1 7 Defeated Jeff Jarrett and Matt Borne.
2 Jeff Jarrett and Matt Borne August 11, 1989 USWA show Dallas, Texas 1 35 [1]
3 Sheik Braddock (2) and Mark Starr September 15, 1989 USWA show Dallas, Texas 1 7
Vacated September 22, 1989 Dallas, Texas Held up after a match against Jeff Jarrett and Matt Borne
4 Jeff Jarrett (2) and Matt Borne (2) September 29, 1989 USWA show Dallas, Texas 2 [Note 1] Jarrett and Borne win rematch.
Vacated November 1989 Borne lost a loser-leaves-USWA match.
5 Robert Fuller and Brian Lee December 1, 1989 USWA show Dallas, Texas 1 64 Defeated Jarrett and Borne in a tournament final.
6 The Southern Rockers
(Rex King and Steve Doll)
February 3, 1990 USWA show Memphis, Tennessee 1 3
7 Robert Fuller and Brian Lee February 6, 1990 USWA show Louisville, Kentucky 2 6
8 The Southern Rockers
(Rex King and Steve Doll)
February 12, 1990 USWA show Memphis, Tennessee 2 75 [2]
9 The Uptown Posse
(Brickhouse Brown and Sweet Daddy Falcone)
April 28, 1990 USWA show Memphis, Tennessee 1 23
10 The Southern Rockers
(Rex King and Steve Doll)
May 21, 1990 USWA show Memphis, Tennessee 3 12
11 The Dirty White Boys
(Tony Anthony and Tom Burton)
June 2, 1990 USWA show Memphis, Tennessee 1 21 Defeated King in a handicap match. [3]
12 Rex King (4) and Joey Maggs June 23, 1990 USWA show Memphis, Tennessee 1 49
13 Brian Lee (3) and Don Harris August 11, 1990 USWA show Memphis, Tennessee 1 16
Vacated August 27, 1990 Memphis, Tennessee Held up after a match against Jeff Jarrett and Jeff Gaylord.
14 Jeff Jarrett (3) and Jeff Gaylord September 3, 1990 USWA show Memphis, Tennessee 1 7 Won rematch; defeated Lee and Chuck Casey. [4]
15 Brian Lee (4) and Don Harris September 10, 1990 USWA show Memphis, Tennessee 2 7
16 Jeff Jarrett (4) and Jeff Gaylord (2) September 17, 1990 USWA show Memphis, Tennessee 2 19
17 Tony Anthony (2) and Doug Gilbert October 6, 1990 USWA show Memphis, Tennessee 1 49
18 Jeff Jarrett (5) and Cody Michaels November 24, 1990 USWA show Jonesboro, Arkansas 1 14
19 Tony Anthony (3) and Doug Gilbert (2) December 8, 1990 USWA show Memphis, Tennessee 2 30
20 The Fabulous Ones
(Stan Lane and Steve Keirn)
January 7, 1991 USWA show Memphis, Tennessee 1 21
Vacated January 28, 1991 Memphis, Tennessee Held up in a match against Jeff Jarrett and Jerry Lawler.
21 Jeff Jarrett (6) and Jerry Lawler February 4, 1991 USWA show Memphis, Tennessee 1 50 Won rematch against The Fabulous Ones.
22 The Texas Hangmen
(Killer and Psycho)
March 26, 1991 USWA show Memphis, Tennessee 1 48 Defeated Jeff Jarrett and Eddie Gilbert.
23 Jeff Jarrett (7) and Robert Fuller (2) May 13, 1991 USWA show Memphis, Tennessee 1 56 [5]
24 The Barroom Brawlers
(Bonecrusher and Crowbar)
July 8, 1991 USWA show Memphis, Tennessee 1 7
25 Jeff Jarrett (8) and Robert Fuller (3) July 15, 1991 USWA show Memphis, Tennessee 2 75
26 The Texas Outlaws
(Bonecrusher and Crowbar)
September 28, 1991 USWA show Memphis, Tennessee 2 9
27 Jeff Jarrett (9) and Robert Fuller (4) October 7, 1991 USWA show Memphis, Tennessee 3 28
28 Doug Masters and Bart Sawyer November 4, 1991 USWA show Memphis, Tennessee 1 21
29 Robert Fuller (5) and Mike Mitchell November 25, 1991 USWA show Memphis, Tennessee 1 5
30 The Moondogs
(Spot and Spike)
November 30, 1991 USWA show Memphis, Tennessee 1 [Note 2] Defeated Fuller by disqualification in a handicap match when Jeff Jarrett interfered.
31 The Moondogs
(Spot (2) and Cujo)
April 1992 USWA show N/A 1 [Note 3] Cujo replaced Spike after Spike left the USWA.
32 Jeff Jarrett (10) and Jerry Lawler June 29, 1992 USWA show Memphis, Tennessee 2 7
33 The Moondogs
(Spot (3) and Cujo (2))
July 6, 1992 USWA show Memphis, Tennessee 2 14
34 Jeff Jarrett (11) and Jerry Lawler (3) July 20, 1992 USWA show Memphis, Tennessee 3 21
35 The Moondogs
(Spot (4) and Cujo (3))
August 10, 1992 USWA show Memphis, Tennessee 3 7
36 Jeff Jarrett (12) and Jerry Lawler (4) August 17, 1992 USWA show Memphis, Tennessee 4 47
37 The Moondogs
(Spot (5) and Spike (2))
October 3, 1992 USWA show Memphis, Tennessee 2 86 Defeated Lawler in a handicap match.
38 The Harris Brothers (Ron and Don (3)) December 28, 1992 USWA show Memphis, Tennessee 1 14
39 The Moondogs
(Spot (6) and Spike (2))
January 11, 1993 USWA show Memphis, Tennessee 2 7
Vacated January 18, 1993 Spike left the USWA.
40 The Harris Brothers
(Ron and Don (4))
January 25, 1993 USWA show Memphis, Tennessee 2 7 Defeated Jeff Jarrett and Jerry Lawler in a tournament final.
41 The Moondogs
(Spot (7) and Splat)
February 1, 1993 USWA show Memphis, Tennessee 1 14
42 The Harris Brothers
(Ron and Don (5))
February 15, 1993 USWA show Memphis, Tennessee 3 7 [6]
43 The Moondogs
(Spot (8) and Splat)
February 22, 1993 USWA show Memphis, Tennessee 2 14 [7]
44 Brian Christopher and Big Black Dog March 8, 1993 USWA show Memphis, Tennessee 1 7
45 The Moondogs
(Spot (9) and Splat)
March 15, 1993 USWA show Memphis, Tennessee 3 7
46 Brian Christopher (2) and Scotty Flamingo March 22, 1993 USWA show Memphis, Tennessee 1 7
47 The Moondogs
(Spot (10) and Splat (4))
March 29, 1993 USWA show Memphis, Tennessee 4 14
48 Simply Devine
(Rex King and Steve Doll)
April 12, 1993 USWA show Memphis, Tennessee 4 70
49 New Jack and Homeboy June 21, 1993 USWA show Memphis, Tennessee 1 14
50 C.W. Bergstrom and Melvin Penrod, Jr. July 5, 1993 USWA show Memphis, Tennessee 1 28
51 The Moondogs
(Spike (3) and Cujo (4))
August 2, 1993 USWA show Memphis, Tennessee 1 14
52 The Dog Catchers
(Dog Catcher #1 and Dog Catcher #2)
August 16, 1993 USWA show Memphis, Tennessee 3 21 The Dog Catchers were formerly known as Bone Crusher and Crowbar.
53 The Moondogs
(Spike (4) and Cujo (5))
September 6, 1993 USWA show Memphis, Tennessee 2 7
54 The Dog Catchers
(Dog Catcher #1 and Dog Catcher #2 )
September 13, 1993 USWA show Memphis, Tennessee 4 21
55 Moondog Spike (5) and Mike Anthony October 4, 1993 USWA show Memphis, Tennessee 1 12
Vacated October 16, 1993 Anthony was injured by Moondogs Spike and Splat.
56 Jeff Jarrett (13) and Brian Christopher (3) October 25, 1993 USWA show Memphis, Tennessee 1 7 Defeated Jerry Lawler and Red Knight in tournament final.
57 Koko B. Ware and Rex Hargrove November 1, 1993 USWA show Memphis, Tennessee 1 7
58 Jeff Jarrett (14) and Brian Christopher (4) November 8, 1993 USWA show Memphis, Tennessee 2 19
59 PG-13
(J.C. Ice and Wolfie D)
November 27, 1993 USWA show Memphis, Tennessee 1 2 Defeated Christopher in a handicap match.
60 Jeff Gaylord (2) and Mike Anthony (2) November 29, 1993 USWA show Memphis, Tennessee 1 7
61 The War Machines December 6, 1993 USWA show Memphis, Tennessee 1 9
62 Far 2 Wild
(Todd Morton and Chris Michaels)
December 15, 1993 USWA show Evansville, IN 1 19
Vacated January 3, 1994 Memphis, Tennessee Held up after a match against PG-13.
63 Far 2 Wild
(Todd Morton and Chris Michaels)
January 8, 1994 USWA show Memphis, Tennessee 2 2 Far 2 Wild wins rematch.
64 The Harris Brothers
(Ron and Don (6))
January 10, 1994 USWA show Memphis, Tennessee 4 14
65 Rock 'N Roll Express
(Ricky Morton and Robert Gibson)
January 24, 1994 USWA show Memphis, Tennessee 1 7
66 The Moondogs
(Spot (11) and Rex)
January 31, 1994 USWA show Memphis, Tennessee 1 75
Vacated April 16, 1994 Memphis, Tennessee Held up after match against Billy Travis and Don Bass.
Vacated April 18, 1994 Memphis, Tennessee Bass and Travis won rematch, however the titles were vacated.
67 Brian Christopher (5) and Eddie Gilbert April 23, 1994 USWA show Jonesboro, Arkansas 1 9 Defeated The Eliminators in tournament final.
68 The Eliminators
(Saturn and Kronus)
May 2, 1994 USWA show Memphis, Tennessee 1 42
69 PG-13
(J.C. Ice and Wolfie D)
June 13, 1994 USWA show Memphis, Tennessee 2 56
Vacated August 8, 1994 Memphis, Tennessee Held up after match against Dante and The Great Mephisto.
70 Dante and The Great Mephisto August 15, 1994 USWA show Memphis, Tennessee 1 14 Won rematch. [8]
71 PG-13
(J.C. Ice and Wolfie D)
August 29, 1994 USWA show Memphis, Tennessee 3 49
72 The Phantoms
(Tragedy and Sorrow)
October 17, 1994 USWA show Memphis, Tennessee 1 7
73 The Moondogs
(Spot (12) and Rex (2))
October 24, 1994 USWA show Memphis, Tennessee 2 21
Vacated November 14, 1994 Memphis, Tennessee Held up after match against Ron and Jim Harris.
74 The Moondogs
(Spot (13) and Rex (3))
November 21, 1994 USWA show Memphis, Tennessee 3 35 Won rematch.
75 Beauty and the Beast
(Ron (5) and Jim Harris)
December 26, 1994 USWA show Memphis, Tennessee 1 0
76 PG-13
(J.C. Ice and Wolfie D)
December 26, 1994 USWA show Memphis, Tennessee 4 14
77 Tommy Rich and Doug Gilbert (3) January 9, 1995 USWA show Memphis, Tennessee 1 0
78 PG-13
(J.C. Ice and Wolfie D)
January 9, 1995 USWA show Memphis, Tennessee 5 5
79 Tommy Rich and Doug Gilbert (4) January 14, 1995 USWA show Memphis, Tennessee 2 58
80 PG-13
(J.C. Ice and Wolfie D)
March 13, 1995 USWA show Memphis, Tennessee 6 33
81 Brickhouse Brown (2) and The Gambler April 15, 1995 USWA show Memphis, Tennessee 1 16
82 PG-13
(J.C. Ice and Wolfie D)
May 1, 1995 USWA show Memphis, Tennessee 7 56
Vacated June 26, 1995 Memphis, Tennessee Held up after a match against the Rock 'N Roll Express.
83 Rock 'N Roll Express
(Ricky Morton and Robert Gibson)
July 3, 1995 USWA show Memphis, Tennessee 2 7 Won rematch. [9]
84 PG-13
(J.C. Ice and Wolfie D)
July 10, 1995 USWA show Memphis, Tennessee 8 28
85 The Heavenly Bodies
(Tom Prichard and Jimmy Del Ray)
August 7, 1995 USWA show Memphis, Tennessee 1 14
Vacated August 21, 1995 Memphis, Tennessee Held up and later vacated after a match against PG-13.
86 PG-13
(J.C. Ice and Wolfie D)
August 28, 1995 USWA show Memphis, Tennessee 9 61 Defeated Tracy Smothers and Terry Gordy in tournament final.
87 Tracy Smothers and Jesse James Armstrong October 28, 1995 USWA show Memphis, Tennessee 1 67
88 Tommy Rich and Doug Gilbert (5) January 3, 1996 USWA show Memphis, Tennessee 3 10
89 PG-13
(J.C. Ice and Wolfie D)
January 13, 1996 USWA show Memphis, Tennessee 10 32
90 Tracy Smothers and Jesse James Armstrong February 14, 1996 USWA show Memphis, Tennessee 2 3 [10]
91 PG-13
(J.C. Ice and Wolfie D)
February 17, 1996 USWA show Memphis, Tennessee 11 11 [11]
92 Tommy Rich and Doug Gilbert (6) February 28, 1996 USWA show Memphis, Tennessee 4 26
93 Cyberpunks (Fire and Ice) March 25, 1996 USWA show Memphis, Tennessee 12 54 PG-13 wearing masks
94 Jerry Lawler (5) and Bill Dundee May 18, 1996 USWA show Memphis, Tennessee 1 [Note 4]
Vacated June 1996 Dundee lost a 30-day loser leaves town match.
95 Flex Kavana and Bart Sawyer (2) June 17, 1996 USWA show Memphis, Tennessee 1 14 Defeated Brickhouse Brown and Reggie B. Fine in tournament final.
96 Jerry Lawler (6) and Bill Dundee July 1, 1996 USWA show Memphis, Tennessee 2 7 [12]
97 Flex Kavana and Bart Sawyer (3) July 8, 1996 USWA show Memphis, Tennessee 2 7
98 Brickhouse Brown (3) and Reggie B. Fine July 15, 1996 USWA show Memphis, Tennessee 1 31
99 The Moondogs
(Spot (14) and Rover)
August 5, 1996 USWA show Memphis, Tennessee 1 29
100 Bill Dundee (3) and Jamie Dundee (13) September 3, 1996 USWA show Louisville, Kentucky 1 70 [4]
Vacated October 12, 1996 Memphis, Tennessee Held up after a match against Brian Christopher and Wolfie D.
101 Brian Christopher (6) and Wolfie D (13) October 21, 1996 USWA show Memphis, Tennessee 1 19 Won rematch.
102 The Harris Brothers
(Ron (6) and Don (7))
November 9, 1996 USWA show Memphis, Tennessee 5 14
103 Flash Flanagan and Steven Dunn (5) November 23, 1996 USWA show Memphis, Tennessee 1 34
Vacated December 27, 1996 Memphis, Tennessee Held up after a match against Mike Samples and Vic the Bruiser.
104 Flash Flanagan and Steven Dunn (6) January 9, 1997 USWA show Memphis, Tennessee 2 11 Defeated Mike Samples and Sir Mo.
105 PG-13
(J.C. Ice (14) and Wolfie D (14))
January 18, 1997 USWA show Memphis, Tennessee 13 42
106 Billy Travis and Flash Flanagan (3) March 1, 1997 USWA show Memphis, Tennessee 1 21
107 The Truth Commission
(Recon and Interrogator)
March 22, 1997 USWA show Memphis, Tennessee 1 7
108 Billy Travis and Flash Flanagan (4) March 29, 1997 USWA show Memphis, Tennessee 2 14
109 The Shooting Stars
(Troy Haste and Jerry Faith)
April 12, 1997 USWA show Memphis, Tennessee 1 7
110 The Truth Commission
(Recon and Interrogator)
April 19, 1997 USWA show Memphis, Tennessee 2 25
111 Steven Dunn (7) and Paul Diamond May 14, 1997 USWA show West Helena, Arkansas 1 14
112 The Truth Commission
(Recon and Interrogator)
May 28, 1997 USWA show West Helena, Arkansas 3 17 [13]
113 Flash Flanagan (5) and Nick Dinsmore June 14, 1997 USWA show Memphis, Tennessee 1 0
Vacated June 14, 1997 Memphis, Tennessee Defeated Recon and Tank (substituting for Sniper), however the titles were declared vacant because a substitute cannot defend.
114 PG-13
(J.C. Ice (15) and Wolfie D (15))
July 13, 1997 USWA show Memphis, Tennessee 14 36 Defeated Flash Flanagan and Steven Dunn.
115 Flash Flanagan (6) and Steven Dunn (8) August 8, 1997 USWA show Memphis, Tennessee 3 23
116 PG-13
(J.C. Ice (16) and Wolfie D (16))
August 31, 1997 USWA show Memphis, Tennessee 15 [Note 5]
Deactivated November 1997 The titles were abandoned when the USWA closed.

USWA Tag Team Championship Tournament (1989)[edit]

The USWA Tag Team Tournament was a one-night single elimination tag team tournament held in Dallas, Texas on December 1, 1989, for the vacant USWA World Tag Team Championship.[14]

Quarterfinals Semifinals Final
         
P.Y. Chu-Hi and Buddy Landel
Jimmy Jack Funk and Dustin Rhodes
Jimmy Jack Funk and Dustin Rhodes
Robert Fuller and Brian Lee
Robert Fuller and Brian Lee
Kerry Von Erich and Bill Dundee
Robert Fuller and Brian Lee
Matt Borne and Jeff Jarrett
Chris Adams and Eric Embry
Gary Young and Billy Joe Travis
Gary Young and Billy Joe Travis
Matt Borne and Jeff Jarrett
Matt Borne and Jeff Jarrett
Sheik Braddock and The Punisher

Footnotes[edit]

  1. ^ The exact date the championship was vacated has not been documented, which means that the reign lasted between 33 and 62 days.
  2. ^ The exact date that the Cujo replaced Spike is uncertain, which means that this version of the Moondogs held the championship between 123 and 152 days.
  3. ^ The exact date that the Cujo replaced Spike is uncertain, which means that this version of the Moondogs held the championship between 60 and 89 days.
  4. ^ The exact date the championship was vacated is uncertain, which means that the championship reign lasted between 14 and 29 days/
  5. ^ The exact date that the championship was abandoned has not been documented, which means that this title reign lasted between 62 and 91 days.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

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