UWF Tag Team Championship

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UWF Tag Team Championship
The Million Dollar Man - Ted DiBiase.jpg
Ted Dibiase, multi-time champion
Details
Date established September 28, 1979
Date retired November 1987
Promotion Universal Wrestling Federation
Other name(s)
  • Mid-South Tag Team Championship

The UWF Tag Team Championship was the tag team title in the Universal Wrestling Federation from 1986 until the promotion closed in 1987. It was formerly known as the Mid-South Tag Team Championship from 1979 until 1986 when Mid-South Wrestling became the UWF.

Title history[edit]

Key
Symbol Meaning
No. The overall championship reign
Reign The reign number for the specific wrestler listed.
Event The event in which the championship changed hands
N/A The specific information is not known
Used for vacated reigns in order to not count it as an official reign
[Note #] Indicates that the exact length of the title reign is unknown, with a note providing more details.
# Wrestlers Reign Date Days held Location Event Notes Ref.
1 Mike George and Bob Sweetan 1 September 28, 1979 45 Shreveport, Louisiana House show Won battle royal.  
2 Bill Watts and Buck Robley 1 November 12, 1979 25 N/A House show    
3 The Fabulous Freebirds
(Michael Hayes and Terry Gordy)
1 December 7, 1979 94 Shreveport, Louisiana House show    
4 Ted DiBiase and Paul Orndorff 1 March 10, 1980 12 New Orleans, Louisiana House show    
5 The Fabulous Freebirds
(Michael Hayes and Terry Gordy)
2 March 22, 1980 15 Shreveport, Louisiana House show    
6 Junkyard Dog and Buck Robley (2) 1 April 6, 1980 64 Monroe, Louisiana House show    
7 The Fabulous Freebirds
(Terry Gordy (3) and Buddy Roberts)
1 June 9, 1980 102 New Orleans, Louisiana House show    
8 Junkyard Dog (2) and Terry Orndorff 1 September 19, 1980 [Note 1] Shreveport, Louisiana House show    
9 Ernie Ladd and Leroy Brown 1 November 1980 [Note 2] Shreveport, Louisiana House show    
10 Junkyard Dog (3) and Killer Karl Kox 1 January 29, 1981 3 Biloxi, Mississippi House show    
11 Ernie Ladd and Leroy Brown 2 February 1, 1981 57 Lake Charles, Louisiana House show    
12 Junkyard Dog (4) and Dick Murdoch 1 March 30, 1981 0 N/A House show    
- Vacated - March 30, 1981 N/A N/A N/a Stripped due to Bill Watts not being an acceptable referee.  
13 Super Destroyer and The Grappler 1 April 18, 1981 9 New Orleans, Louisiana House show Defeated Junkyard Dog and Dick Murdoch.  
14 Junkyard Dog (5) and Dick Murdoch 2 April 27, 1981 [Note 3] New Orleans, Louisiana House show    
15 The Samoans
(Afa and Sika)
1 June 1981 [Note 4] N/A House show    
16 Junkyard Dog (6) and Dick Murdoch 3 June 1981 [Note 5] N/A House show    
17 The Samoans
(Afa and Sika)
2 July 26, 1981 81 Monroe, Louisiana House show    
18 Junkyard Dog (7) and Mike George (2) 1 October 15, 1981 139 Jackson, Mississippi House show    
19 The Samoans
(Afa and Sika)
3 March 3, 1982 63 Shreveport, Louisiana House show    
20 Junkyard Dog (8) and Mr. Olympia 1 May 5, 1982 175 Jackson, Mississippi House show    
21 The Rat Pack
(Ted DiBiase (2) and Matt Borne)
1 October 27, 1982 136 Shreveport, Louisiana House show    
22 Mr. Wrestling II and Tiger Conway Jr. 1 March 12, 1983 26 Houston, Texas House show    
23 Ted DiBiase (3) and Mr. Olympia (2) 1 April 13, 1983 102 Shreveport, Louisiana House show    
24 Magnum T.A. and Hacksaw Jim Duggan 1 July 24, 1983 80 Tulsa, Oklahoma House show    
25 Butch Reed and Jim Neidhart 1 October 12, 1983 74 Shreveport, Louisiana House show    
26 Magnum T.A. (2) and Mr. Wrestling II (2) 1 December 25, 1983 79 New Orleans, Louisiana House show    
27 Midnight Express
(Bobby Eaton and Dennis Condrey)
1 March 13, 1984 50 Lafayette, Louisiana House show    
28 The Rock 'n Roll Express
(Ricky Morton and Robert Gibson)
1 May 2, 1984 21 Shreveport, Louisiana House show    
29 Midnight Express
(Bobby Eaton and Dennis Condrey)
2 May 23, 1984 131 Shreveport, Louisiana House show    
30 The Rock 'n Roll Express
(Ricky Morton and Robert Gibson)
2 October 1, 1984 63 New Orleans, Louisiana House show    
31 Ted DiBiase (4) and Hercules Hernandez 1 December 3, 1984 22 New Orleans, Louisiana House show    
32 The Rock 'n Roll Express
(Ricky Morton and Robert Gibson)
3 December 25, 1984 129 New Orleans, Louisiana House show    
33 Ted DiBiase (5) and Steve Williams 1 May 3, 1985 117 Houston, Texas House show    
34 Al Perez and Wendell Cooley 1 August 28, 1985 75 Shreveport, Louisiana House show Defeat Williams and Bob Sweetan, substituting Ted DiBiase.  
35 Eddie Gilbert and The Nightmare 1 November 11, 1985 45 New Orleans, Louisiana House show    
36 Ted DiBiase (6) and Steve Williams 2 December 26, 1985 80 Biloxi, Mississippi House show Championship renamed "UWF Tag Team Championship"  
37 The Sheepherders
(Butch Miller and Luke Williams)
1 March 16, 1986 14 Oklahoma City, Oklahoma House show    
38 The Fantastics
(Bobby Fulton and Tommy Rogers)
1 March 30, 1986 112 Tulsa, Oklahoma House show    
39 Eddie Gilbert (2) and Sting 1 July 20, 1986 28 Tulsa, Oklahoma House show    
- Vacated - August 17, 1986 N/A N/A N/A Held up after a match against The Fantastics.  
40 Eddie Gilbert (3) and Sting 2 August 31, 1986 27 Tulsa, Oklahoma House show Won the rematch.  
41 The Fantastics
(Bobby Fulton and Tommy Rogers)
2 September 27, 1986 29 Tulsa, Oklahoma House show    
42 John Tatum and Jack Victory 1 October 26, 1986 14 Tulsa, Oklahoma House show    
43 Bill Irwin and Leroy Brown (3) 1 November 9, 1986 48 Tulsa, Oklahoma House show    
44 Terry Taylor and Jim Duggan (2) 1 December 27, 1986 27 Ft. Worth, Texas House show    
- Vacated - January 23, 1987 N/A N/A N/A Duggan lost loser-leaves-town match to One Man Gang.  
45 Terry Taylor (2) and Chris Adams 1 February 7, 1987 64 Ft. Worth, Texas House show    
46 Sting (3) and Rick Steiner 1 April 12, 1987 35 Atlanta, Georgia House show    
47 The Lightning Express
(Brad Armstrong and Tim Horner)
1 May 17, 1987 152 Tulsa, Oklahoma House show    
48 The Sheepherders
(Butch Miller and Luke Williams)
2 October 16, 1987 [Note 6] Kansas City, Missouri House show    
- Title retired - November 1987 N/A N/A N/A Title abandoned due to purchase of UWF by Jim Crockett Promotions  

Footnotes[edit]

  1. ^ The exact date Junkyard Dog and Orndorff lost the championship has not been documented, which means that their reign lasted between 43 and 72 days.
  2. ^ The exact date Ladd and Brown won the championship has not been documented, which means that their reign lasted between 885 and 914 days.
  3. ^ The exact date that Junkyard Dog and Murdoch lost the championship has not been documented, which means that their reign lasted between 35 and 65 days.
  4. ^ The exact date that the Wild Samoans won and lost lost the championship has not been documented, which means that their reign lasted between 1 day and 30 days.
  5. ^ The exact date that Junkyard Dog and Murdoch lost the championship has not been documented, which means that their reign lasted between 26 and 55 days.
  6. ^ The exact date the championship was abandoned is not known, putting the title reign at between 16 and 45 days/

See also[edit]