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Champion historyEdit

Wrestler: Times: Date: Location: Notes:
Minnesota Wrecking Crew
(Gene Anderson & Ole Anderson)
1 January 29, 1975 N/A Title were awarded to the Minnesota Wrecking Crew, though it was announced on television that they won a tournament in California for the title. Also note that the this was the Mid-Atlantic version of the NWA World Tag Team Championship at this point. Prior to 1982 many territories recognized their own version of the "World Tag Team Championship.
Paul Jones
& Wahoo McDaniel
1 May 15, 1975 Greensboro, NC TBA.
Minnesota Wrecking Crew
(Gene Anderson & Ole Anderson)
2 June 11, 1975 Raleigh, NC TBA.
Rufus R. Jones
& Wahoo McDaniel (2)
1 January 27, 1976 Columbia, SC TBA.
Minnesota Wrecking Crew
(Gene Anderson & Ole Anderson)
3 February 3, 1976 Raleigh, NC TBA.
Dino Bravo
& Mr. Wrestling
1 May 5, 1976 Raleigh, NC TBA.
Minnesota Wrecking Crew
(Gene Anderson & Ole Anderson)
4 June 28, 1976 Greenville, SC TBA.
Don Muraco
& Greg Valentine
1 December 26, 1976 Greenville, SC TBA.
Minnesota Wrecking Crew
(Gene Anderson & Ole Anderson)
5 May 8, 1977 Charlotte, NC TBA.
June 1977, The Minnesota Wrecking Crew defeat Mike Graham and Kevin Sullivan to unify the Mid-Atlantic and Mid-America versions of the World Tag Team Titles.
Dick Slater
& Dusty Rhodes
1 September 23, 1977 Atlanta, GA TBA.
Minnesota Wrecking Crew
(Gene Anderson & Ole Anderson)
6 October 14, 1977 Atlanta, GA TBA.
Don Muraco (2)
& Greg Valentine (2)
2 October 30, 1977 Greensboro, NC TBA.
Stripped of title in April, 1978 after continually breaking NWA rules and getting disqualified.
Paul Jones (2)
& Ricky Steamboat
1 April 23, 1978 Greensboro, NC Defeated Masked Superstar and Ken Patera in tournament final.
Baron Von Raschke
& Greg Valentine (3)
1 June 7, 1978 Raleigh, NC TBA.
November 1978, Raschke and Valentine defeat Bob Brown and Bob Sweetan in Des Moines, IA to unify the Mid-Atlantic and Central States versions of the "World Tag Team Titles.
Jimmy Snuka
& Paul Orndorff
1 December 12, 1978 Charlotte, NC TBA.
Baron Von Raschke (2)
& Paul Jones (3)
1 April 28, 1979 Atlanta, GA TBA.
May of 1979 Raschke and Jones defeat Ed Wiskoski and Roddy Piper in Los Angeles to unify the Mid-Atlantic and San Francisco versions of the "World Tag Team Titles.
The Blackjacks
(Blackjack Mulligan & Blackjack Lanza)
1 Aug 8, 1979 Greensboro, NC TBA.
Baron Von Raschke (3)
& Paul Jones (4)
2 August 22, 1979 Greensboro, NC TBA.
Jay Youngblood
& Ricky Steamboat (2)
1 October 24, 1979 Raleigh, NC TBA.
Greg Valentine (4)
& Ray Stevens
1 March 29, 1980 Charlotte, NC TBA.
Jay Youngblood (2)
& Ricky Steamboat (3)
2 May 10, 1980 Gainesville, GA TBA.
Giant Baba
& Jumbo Tsuruta
1 August, 20 1980 Charlotte, NC Baba and Tsurata, the reigning World Tag Team Champions (Detroit version) defeat Steamboat and Youngblood to unify the Detroit and Mid-Atlantic versions of the "World Tag Team Titles.
Masked Superstar
& Paul Jones (5)
1 November 27, 1980 Greensboro, NC TBA.
Ivan Koloff
& Ray Stevens (2)
1 February 22, 1981 Greensboro, NC TBA.
Masked Superstar (2)
& Paul Jones (6)
2 March 22, 1981 Greensboro, NC TBA.
Minnesota Wrecking Crew
(Gene Anderson & Ole Anderson)
7 May 1, 1981 Richmond, VA TBA.
Title vacated December 1981 when Gene Anderson is injured.
Ole Anderson (8)
& Stan Hansen
1 February 28, 1982 Atlanta, GA Awarded title by forfeit when Don Muraco and Wahoo McDaniel split before their scheduled title match.
May 1982 Hansen and Anderson defeat Kerry Von Erich and Al Madril in St. Louis, MI to unify the Texas and Mid-Atlantic version of the "World Tag Team Titles.
Title vacated in September of 1982.
Antonio Inoki
& Giant Baba (2)
1 September 21, 1982 Tokyo, Japan Baba and Inoki defeat Don Kernodle and Sgt. Slaughter in tournament final.
December 1982, the Los Angeles version of the "World Tag Team Titles" are retired with the closure of the promotion. The Mid-Atlantic version of the World Tag Team Title becomes the official undisputed NWA World Tag Team Championship.
Jay Youngblood (3)
& Ricky Steamboat (4)
3 March 12, 1983 Hiroshima, Japan TBA.
The Brisco Brothers
(Jack & Jerry Brisco)
1 June 18, 1983 Greensboro, NC TBA.
Jay Youngblood (4)
& Ricky Steamboat (5)
4 October 3, 1983 Greenville, SC TBA.
The Brisco Brothers
(Jack & Jerry Brisco)
2 October 21, 1983 Richmond, VA TBA.
Jay Youngblood (5)
& Ricky Steamboat (6)
5 November 24, 1983 Greensboro, NC TBA.
Title vacated December, 1983 when Steamboat announces his retirement.
Don Kernodle
& Sgt. Slaughter
1 May 5, 1984 Greensboro, SC Defeated Dory Funk Jr. and Jimmy Valiant in tournament final.
Mark Youngblood
& Wahoo McDaniel (3)
1 March 4, 1984 Greensboro, SC TBA.
The Brisco Brothers
(Jack & Jerry Brisco)
3 April 4, 1984 Spartansburg, SC TBA.
Mark Youngblood (2)
& Wahoo McDaniel (4)
2 May 5, 1984 Greensboro, SC TBA.
Don Kernodle (2)
& Ivan Koloff (2)
1 May 8, 1984 Raleigh, NC TBA.
Dusty Rhodes (2)
& Manny Fernandez
1 October 20, 1984 Greensboro, SC TBA.
Ivan Koloff (3)
& Nikita Koloff
1 March 18, 1985 Fayetteville, NC TBA.
Titles vacated in May of 1985 when the NWA's "reorganization" begins. A Tournament is decided to crown new champion in Texas.
The Fabulous Freebirds
(Buddy Roberts, Michael Hayes
& Terry Gordy)
1 May 11, 1985 Austin, TX The Freebirds (Hayes and Gordy) defeat Kevin and Mike Von Erich in tournament final.
"The Freebirds Clause" is added to the NWA World Tag Team titles, stating that any two man combination of Hayes, Gordy or Roberts could defend the titles legally.
The Rock 'n' Roll Express
(Ricky Morton & Robert Gibson)
1 June 23, 1985 Nashville, TN TBA.
The Fabulous Freebirds
(Buddy Roberts, Michael Hayes
& Terry Gordy)
2 September 21, 1985 Memphis, TN TBA.
The Midnight Express
(Dennis Condrey & Stan Lane)
1 February 2, 1986 Atlanta, GA TBA.
Bill Dundee
& Jerry Lawler
1 Aug 16, 1986 Memphis, TN TBA.
The Rock 'n' Roll Express
(Ricky Morton & Robert Gibson)
2 October 4, 1986 Memphis, TN TBA.
The Midnight Express
(Dennis Condrey & Stan Lane)
2 December 6, 1986 Atlanta, GA TBA.
The British Bulldogs
(Davey Boy Smith & Dynamite Kid)
1 May 26, 1987 Calgary, AB TBA.
The Hart Foundation
(Bret Hart & Jim Neidhart)
1 August 16, 1987 Toronto, ON TBA.
Arn Anderson
& Tully Blanchard
1 October 3, 1987 Atlanta, GA TBA.
Barry Windham
& Lex Luger
1 March 27, 1987 Tampa, FL TBA.
Arn Anderson (2)
& Tully Blanchard (2)
2 April 20, 1988 Jacksonville, FL TBA.
The Midnight Rockers
(Marty Jannetty & Shawn Michaels)
1 September 10, 1988 Philadelphia, PA TBA.
The Road Warriors
(Animal & Hawk)
1 October 29, 1988 New Orleans, LA TBA.
The Midnight Express
(Bobby Eaton & Stan Lane)
3 April 2, 1989 New Orleans, LA TBA.


The Fabulous Freebirds
(Jimmy Garvin & Terry Gordy (3))
1 June 14, 1989 Ft. Bragg, NC TBA.
The Steiner Brothers
(Rick & Scott Steiner)
1 November 1, 1989 Atlanta, GA TBA.
DOOM
(Butch Reed & Ron Simmons)
1 May 19, 1990 Jacksonville, FL TBA.
The Steiner Brothers
(Rick & Scott Steiner)
2 February 24, 1991 Phoenix, AZ TBA.
February 18, 1991 Steiners are forced to vacate the titles when Scott suffers an injury.
Lex Luger (2)
& Sting
1 March 3, 1991 Charlotte, NC Sting and Luger defeat Terry Gordy and Jimmy Garvin in tournament final.
Barry Windham (2)
& Dustin Rhodes
1 November 19, 1991 Savannah, GA TBA.
Pretty Wonderful
(Paul Orndorff & Paul Roma)
1 January 16, 1992 Jacksonville, FL TBA.
The Steiner Brothers
(Rick & Scott Steiner)
3 May 3, 1992 Atlanta, GA TBA.
The Road Warriors
(Animal & Hawk)
2 July 5, 1992 Chicago, IL TBA.
Lex Luger (3)
& Sting (2)
2 September 21, 1992 Atlanta, GA TBA.
Dustin Rhodes (2)
& Shane Douglas
1 September 21, 1992 Atlanta, GA TBA.
Mad Men
(Abdullah the Butcher & Cactus Jack)
1 November 18, 1992 Macon, GA TBA.
Titles vacated when Abdullah the Butcher fails to make a scheduled title defence in Georgia due to commitments in Japan.
The Hollywood Blondes
(Brian Pillman & Steve Austin)
1 March 2, 1993 Macon, GA Austin and Pillman defeated Dustin Rhodes and Shane Douglas in tournament final.
The Fabulous Freebirds
(Jimmy Garvin & Terry Gordy (4))
2 August 18, 1993 Jacksonville, FL TBA.
The Steiner Brothers
(Rick & Scott Steiner)
4 September 19, 1993 Houston, TX TBA.
The Hollywood Blondes
(Brian Pillman & Steve Austin)
2 October 4, 1993 Columbus, GA TBA.
Lex Luger (4)
& Sting (3)
3 October 24, 1993 New Orleans, LA TBA.
The Smokin' Guns
(Bart & Kip Winchester)
1 May 22, 1994 Austin, TX TBA.
Stars 'n' Stripes
(Marcus Bagwell & The Patriot)
1 September 25, 1994 Atlanta, GA TBA.
The Smokin' Guns
(Bart & Kip Winchester)
2 October 23, 1994 Detroit, MI TBA.
Lex Luger (5)
& Sting (4)
4 November 16, 1994 Jacksonville, FL TBA.
Harlem Heat
(Booker T & Stevie Ray)
1 December 8, 1994 Houston, TX TBA.
The Smokin' Guns
(Bart & Kip Winchester)
3 May 21, 1995 Austin, TX TBA.
Harlem Heat
(Booker T & Stevie Ray)
2 May 21, 1995 Irving, TX TBA.
The Southern Boys
(Tracy Smothers & Steve Armstrong)
4 June 24, 1995 Atlanta, GA TBA.
Harlem Heat
(Booker T & Stevie Ray)
3 July 22, 1995 Irving, TX TBA.
Bobby Duncum, Jr.
& Justin Hawk Bradshaw
1 September 17, 1995 Dallas, TX TBA.
Harlem Heat
(Booker T & Stevie Ray)
4 September 27, 1995 Atlanta, GA TBA.
Jeff Jarrett
& Jerry Lawler (2)
1 October 12, 1995 Memphis, TN TBA.
Lex Luger (6)
& Sting (5)
5 January 22, 1996 Charlotte, NC TBA.
Harlem Heat
(Booker T & Stevie Ray)
5 June 24, 1996 Atlanta, GA TBA.
The Triple Threat
(Brian Lee, Chris Candido
& Shane Douglas (2))
1 October 28, 1995 Philadelphia, PA The Freebirds Clause is used once again as any two man combination of Douglas, Lee and Candido are legal to defend the titles.
The Public Enemy
(Johnny Grunge & Rocco Rock)
1 Aug 3, 1996 Philadelphia, PA TBA.
The Eliminators
(John Kronus & Perry Saturn)
1 December 20, 1996 Middletown, NY TBA.
The Dudley Boys
(Bubba Ray & D-Von Dudley)
5 March 15, 1997 Philadelphia, PA TBA.
The Gangstanators
(John Kronus & New Jack)
2 September 20, 1997 New York, NY TBA.
The Can-Am Connection
(Doug Furnas & Phil LaFon)
1 December 5, 1997 Detroit, MI TBA.
The Dudley Boys
(Bubba Ray & D-Von Dudley)
2 October 24, 1998 Collegetown, PA TBA.
Rob Van Dam
& Sabu
1 August 14, 1999 Detroit, MI TBA.
The Dudley Boys
(Bubba Ray & D-Von Dudley)
3 January 9, 2000 Philadelphia, PA TBA.
Raven
& Tommy Dreamer
1 August 26, 2000 New York, NY TBA.
The Dudley Boys
(Bubba Ray & D-Von Dudley)
4 December 11, 2000 Pittsburgh, PA TBA.
February 2000, The Dudley Boys vacate the titles when Bubba Ray suffers a torn bicep.
The Blue Bloods
(David Taylor & Steven Regal)
1 March 4, 2001 London, England Regal and Taylor defeat The Steiner Brothers in a one night tournament final.
The Haas Brothers
(Charlie & Russ Haas)
1 August 12, 2001 Memphis, TN TBA.
The Samoan Headshrinkers
(EKMO & KIMO)
1 September 16, 2001 Miami, FL TBA.
Texas' Most Wanted
(Chris Harris & James Storm)
1 December 9, 2001 Austin, TX TBA.
The Dudley Boys
(Bubba Ray & D-Von Dudley)
5 August 18, 2002 Memphis, TN TBA.
The Road Warriors
(Animal & Hawk)
3 August 17, 2003 Tokyo, Japan TBA.
The Dudley Boys
(Bubba Ray & D-Von Dudley)
6 August 23, 2003 Tokyo, Japan TBA.
Chris Benoit
& Owen Hart
1 November 16, 2003 Calgary, AB TBA.
The Dudley Boys
(Bubba Ray & D-Von Dudley)
7 January 10, 2004 Philadelphia, PA TBA.
The Hardy Boys
(Jeff & Matt Hardy)
1 March 11, 2007 Los Angeles, CA TBA.
The Dudley Boys
(Bubba Ray & D-Von Dudley)
8 April 15, 2007 Pittsburgh, PA TBA.
Sex and Steel
(Christian Cage & Sexton Hardcastle)
1 December 9, 2007 Calgary, AB TBA.
The Dudley Boys
(Bubba Ray & D-Von Dudley)
9 January 19, 2008 Philadelphia, PA TBA.
The Murder City Machine Guns
(Alex Shelley & Chris Sabin)
1 April 10, 2008 Detroit, MI TBA.
The Redneck Wrecking Crew
(Lance Cade & Trevor Murdoch)
1 August 16, 2008 Arlington, TX TBA.
The Murder City Machine Guns
(Alex Shelley & Chris Sabin)
2 October 12, 2008 Oklahoma City, OK TBA.
The New Millenium Rockers
(Paul London & Brian Kendrick)
1 December 28, 2008 Washington, DC TBA.
The Calgary Bulldogs
(TJ Wilson & Harry Smith)
1 March 20, 2009 Calgary, AB TBA.
The Legends of the Fall
(Chris Kanyon & Joe E. Legend)
1 September 18, 2009 Toronto, ON TBA.
The Calgary Bulldogs
(TJ Wilson & Harry Smith)
2 November 21, 2009 Calgary, AB TBA.

List of reign lengthsEdit

As of January 1, 2010
Wrestlers Days Held Date Won Date Lost
The Calgary Bulldogs (2)
(Harry Smith & TJ Wilson)
232 November 21, 2009 Current champion
National Wrestling Alliance
Current Championships
World Heavyweight (reigns) • World Junior Heavyweight (reigns)
World Tag Team (reigns) • World Women's (reigns)
Events
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