SMW Tag Team Championship

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SMW Tag Team Championship
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Promotion Smoky Mountain Wrestling
Date establishedApril 23, 1992
Date retiredNovember 26, 1995

The SMW Tag Team Championship was the tag team title in Smoky Mountain Wrestling . It existed from 1992 until 1995 when the promotion closed. [1] [2] [3] Because the championship is a professional wrestling championship, it is not won or lost competitively but instead by the decision of the bookers of a wrestling promotion. The championship is awarded after the chosen team "wins" a match to maintain the illusion that professional wrestling is a competitive sport. [4]

Smoky Mountain Wrestling American professional wrestling promotion

Smoky Mountain Wrestling was a professional wrestling promotion that held events in the Appalachian area of the United States from October 1991 to December 1995, when it was run by Jim Cornette. The promotion was based in Knoxville, Tennessee, with offices in Morristown, Tennessee. Only ten episodes from 1994 are available on the WWE Network.

Title history

Key
No.Overall reign number
ReignReign number for the specific champion
DaysNumber of days held
No.ChampionChampionship changeReign statisticsNotesRef.
DateEventLocationReignDays
1 The Heavenly Bodies
(Stan Lane and Tom Prichard)
April 23, 1992 SMW Live event Harrogate, Tennessee 1107Defeated The Fantastics (Bobby and Jackie Fulton) in a tournament final. Aired May 9, 1992 on SMW TV 
2 The Fantastics
(Bobby and Jackie Fulton)
August 8, 1992Fire on the Mountain Johnson City, Tennessee 12  
3 The Heavenly Bodies
(Stan Lane and Tom Prichard)
August 10, 1992 SMW Live event Benton, Tennessee 295Aired September 5, 1992 on SMW TV 
4 The Rock 'n' Roll Express
(Robert Gibson and Ricky Morton)
November 13, 1992 SMW Live event Harlan, Kentucky 113This was a hospital elimination match. 
5 The Heavenly Bodies
(Stan Lane and Tom Prichard)
November 26, 1992 SMW Live event Hazard, Kentucky 31This was a Falls Count Anywhere match. 
6 The Rock 'n' Roll Express
(Robert Gibson and Ricky Morton)
November 27, 1992 SMW Live event Welch, West Virginia 21This was a Texas Death match. 
7 The Heavenly Bodies
(Stan Lane and Tom Prichard)
November 28, 1992 SMW Live event Johnson City, Tennessee 41This was a Street Fight. 
8 The Rock 'n' Roll Express
(Robert Gibson and Ricky Morton)
November 29, 1992 SMW Live event Knoxville, Tennessee 350This was a Barbed wire steel cage match. 
9 The Heavenly Bodies
(Stan Lane and Tom Prichard)
January 18, 1993 SMW Live event Newton, North Carolina 5117Aired January 30, 1993 on SMW TV 
10 The Rock 'n' Roll Express
(Robert Gibson and Ricky Morton)
May 15, 1993 SMW Live event Johnson City, Tennessee 444This was a Loser of fall leaves SMW match. Lane lost the fall. 
11 The Bruise Brothers
(Don and Ron)
June 28, 1993 SMW Live event Council, Virginia 175Aired July 10, 17, 1993 on SMW TV 
12 The Rock 'n' Roll Express
(Robert Gibson and Ricky Morton)
September 11, 1993 SMW Live event Morristown, Tennessee 574This was a hair vs. titles match. 
13 The Heavenly Bodies
(Jimmy Del Ray and Tom Prichard (5))
November 24, 1993 WWF Survivor Series (1993) Boston, Massachusetts 186  [5] [6]
14 The Rock 'n' Roll Express
(Robert Gibson and Ricky Morton)
February 18, 1994 SMW Live event Port Huron, Michigan 61  
15 The Heavenly Bodies
(Jimmy Del Ray and Tom Prichard (6))
February 19, 1994 SMW Live event Taylor, Michigan 241  [7]
16 The Rock 'n' Roll Express
(Robert Gibson and Ricky Morton)
April 1, 1994 SMW Live event Pikeville, Kentucky 722This was a Losing team leaves SMW Steel Cage Match. 
17 Chris Candido and Brian Lee April 23, 1994 SMW Live event Johnson City, Tennessee 1104 Aired May 7th, 1994 on SMW TV 
18 The Rock 'n' Roll Express
(Robert Gibson and Ricky Morton)
August 5, 1994 SMW Live event Knoxville, Tennessee 81 Aired August 13th, 1994 on SMW TV 
19 Chris Candido and Brian Lee August 6, 1994 SMW Live event Johnson City, Tennessee 22This was also a hair vs. hair match, where Ricky Morton and Tammy Fytch's hair are on the line. Aired August 13th, 1994 on SMW TV. 
20 The Rock 'n' Roll Express
(Robert Gibson and Ricky Morton)
August 8, 1994 SMW Live event Saltville, Virginia 956Aired August 20, 1994 on SMW TV 
21 The Gangstas
(New Jack and Mustapha Saed)
October 3, 1994N/A Morganton, North Carolina 183Awarded the title after threatening a racial discrimination lawsuit over the referee's decision in a loss to The Rock 'n' Roll Express on September 16, 1994 in Knoxville, Tennessee. 
22 The Rock 'n' Roll Express
(Robert Gibson and Ricky Morton)
December 25, 1994 SMW Live event Knoxville, Tennessee 10103 Aired on January 07, 1995 on SMW TV 
23 The Dynamic Duo
(Al Snow and Unabomb)
April 7, 1995 SMW Live event Pikeville, Kentucky 190 Aired on April 15, 1995 on SMW TV 
24 The Thugs
(Tony Anthony and Tracy Smothers)
July 6, 1995 SMW Live event Jellico, Tennessee 129Aired July 15, 1995 on SMW TV 
25 The Heavenly Bodies
(Jimmy Del Ray and Tom Prichard (7))
August 4, 1995 SMW Live event Knoxville, Tennessee 3114 Aired on August 12, 1995 on SMW TV 
DeactivatedNovember 26, 1995Title retired when SMW closed after holding its last event on November 26, 1995, in Cookeville, Tennessee.

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