USWA World Tag Team Championship

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USWA Tag Team Championship
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The championship belt.
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Promotion United States Wrestling Association
Date establishedAugust 11, 1989
Date retiredNovember 1997

The USWA World Tag Team Championship was the primary professional wrestling tag team championship promoted by the Memphis, Tennessee based United States Wrestling Association (USWA). The Continental Wrestling Association and World Class Wrestling Association (WCWA) merged in 1989 to form the USWA. [1] In the merger the USWA replaced both the WCWA World Tag Team Championship and the CWA Tag Team Championship with the USWA version. [lower-alpha 1] [lower-alpha 2] The promotion awarded Cactus Jack and Scott Braddock the championship after they won the WCWA championship on August 4, 1989. The USWA closed in 1997, with PG-13 (J.C. Ice and Wolfie D) as the final champions. There were a total of 116 reigns in the eight year lifetime of the championship. [lower-alpha 3]

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The final champions, PG-13, holds the record for most championship reigns as they held the belts on 15 different occasions across the years, in addition each member also held the championship with a different partner, making them tied for most overall reigns for an individual. [lower-alpha 3] The Moondogs (Spot and Spike) reign as champions lasted between 123 and 152 days, the longest of any championship team. In April 1992 Moondog Cujo replaced Spike, but records are unclear as to what date the change was made. [lower-alpha 4] The teams of Jim and Ron Harris, [lower-alpha 5] Tommy Rich and Doug Gilbert, [lower-alpha 6] and Flash Flanagan and Nick Dinsmore, all lost the championship on the same show that they won the championship, [lower-alpha 7] tying them for the shortest reign. [4]

As it is a professional wrestling championship, the championship was not won not by actual competition, but by a scripted ending to a match determined by the bookers and match makers. [lower-alpha 8] On occasion the promotion declares a championship vacant, which means there is no champion at that point in time. This can either be due to a storyline, [lower-alpha 9] or real life issues such as a champion suffering an injury being unable to defend the championship, [lower-alpha 10] or leaving the company. [lower-alpha 11]

Title history

Key
No.Overall reign number
ReignReign number for the specific champion
DaysNumber of days held
No.ChampionChampionship changeReign statisticsNotesRef.
DateEventLocationReignDays
1 Cactus Jack and Scott Braddock August 4, 1989 USWA show Dallas, Texas17Defeated Jeff Jarrett and Matt Borne. [10]
2 Jeff Jarrett and Matt Borne August 11, 1989 USWA show Dallas, Texas135 [10] [11]
3 Sheik Braddock (2) and Mark Starr September 15, 1989 USWA show Dallas, Texas17 [10] [12]
Vacated September 22, 1989Dallas, TexasHeld up after a match against Jeff Jarrett and Matt Borne
4 Jeff Jarrett (2) and Matt Borne (2)September 29, 1989 USWA show Dallas, Texas2 [lower-alpha 12] Jarrett and Borne win rematch. [10]
Vacated October 6, 1989Borne lost a loser-leaves-USWA match.
5 Robert Fuller and Brian Lee December 1, 1989 USWA show Dallas, Texas164Defeated Jarrett and Borne in an eight team tournament final [10] [13]
6 The Southern Rockers
(Rex King and Steve Doll)
February 3, 1990 USWA show Memphis, Tennessee13 [10]
7 Robert Fuller and Brian Lee February 6, 1990 USWA show Louisville, Kentucky26 [10]
8 The Southern Rockers
(Rex King and Steve Doll)
February 12, 1990 USWA show Memphis, Tennessee275 [10] [14]
9The Uptown Posse
( Brickhouse Brown and Sweet Daddy Falcone)
April 28, 1990 USWA show Memphis, Tennessee123 [10]
10 The Southern Rockers
(Rex King and Steve Doll)
May 21, 1990 USWA show Memphis, Tennessee312 [10]
11The Dirty White Boys
(Tony Anthony and Tom Burton)
June 2, 1990 USWA show Memphis, Tennessee121Defeated King in a handicap match. [5] [15]
12 Rex King (4) and Joey Maggs June 23, 1990 USWA show Memphis, Tennessee149 [5]
13 Brian Lee (3) and Don Harris August 11, 1990 USWA show Memphis, Tennessee116 [5]
Vacated August 27, 1990Memphis, TennesseeHeld up after a match against Jeff Jarrett and Jeff Gaylord.
14 Jeff Jarrett (3) and Jeff Gaylord September 3, 1990 USWA show Memphis, Tennessee17Won rematch; defeated Lee and Chuck Casey. [5] [16]
15 Brian Lee (4) and Don Harris September 10, 1990 USWA show Memphis, Tennessee27 [5]
16 Jeff Jarrett (4) and Jeff Gaylord (2)September 17, 1990 USWA show Memphis, Tennessee219 [5]
17 Tony Anthony (2) and Doug Gilbert October 6, 1990 USWA show Memphis, Tennessee149 [5]
18 Jeff Jarrett (5) and Cody Michaels November 24, 1990 USWA show Jonesboro, Arkansas 114 [5] [17]
19 Tony Anthony (3) and Doug Gilbert (2)December 8, 1990 USWA show Memphis, Tennessee230 [5]
20 The Fabulous Ones
(Stan Lane and Steve Keirn)
January 7, 1991 USWA show Memphis, Tennessee121 [5]
Vacated January 28, 1991Memphis, TennesseeHeld up in a match against Jeff Jarrett and Jerry Lawler.
21 Jeff Jarrett (6) and Jerry Lawler February 4, 1991 USWA show Memphis, Tennessee150Won rematch against The Fabulous Ones. [5]
22 The Texas Hangmen
(Killer and Psycho)
March 26, 1991 USWA show Memphis, Tennessee148 [5]
23 Jeff Jarrett (7) and Robert Fuller (2)May 13, 1991 USWA show Memphis, Tennessee156 [5] [18]
24The Barroom Brawlers
(Bonecrusher and Crowbar)
July 8, 1991 USWA show Memphis, Tennessee17 [5]
25 Jeff Jarrett (8) and Robert Fuller (3)July 15, 1991 USWA show Memphis, Tennessee275 [5]
26The Texas Outlaws
(Bonecrusher and Crowbar)
September 28, 1991 USWA show Memphis, Tennessee29 [5]
27 Jeff Jarrett (9) and Robert Fuller (4)October 7, 1991 USWA show Memphis, Tennessee328 [5]
28Doug Masters and Bart Sawyer November 4, 1991 USWA show Memphis, Tennessee121 [5]
29 Robert Fuller (5) and Mike MitchellNovember 25, 1991 USWA show Memphis, Tennessee15 [5]
30 The Moondogs
(Spot and Spike)
November 30, 1991 USWA show Memphis, Tennessee1 [lower-alpha 13] Defeated Fuller by disqualification in a handicap match when Jeff Jarrett interfered. [5]
31 The Moondogs
(Spot (2) and Cujo)
April 6, 1992 USWA show N/A1 [lower-alpha 14] Cujo replaced Spike after Spike left the USWA. [5]
32 Jeff Jarrett (10) and Jerry Lawler June 29, 1992 USWA show Memphis, Tennessee27 [5]
33 The Moondogs
(Spot (3) and Cujo (2))
July 6, 1992 USWA show Memphis, Tennessee214 [5]
34 Jeff Jarrett (11) and Jerry Lawler (3)July 20, 1992 USWA show Memphis, Tennessee321 [5]
35 The Moondogs
(Spot (4) and Cujo (3))
August 10, 1992 USWA show Memphis, Tennessee37 [5]
36 Jeff Jarrett (12) and Jerry Lawler (4)August 17, 1992 USWA show Memphis, Tennessee447 [5]
37 The Moondogs
(Spot (5) and Spike (2))
October 3, 1992 USWA show Memphis, Tennessee286Defeated Lawler in a handicap match. [5]
38 The Harris Brothers (Ron and Don (3))December 28, 1992 USWA show Memphis, Tennessee114 [5]
39 The Moondogs
(Spot (6) and Spike (2))
January 11, 1993 USWA show Memphis, Tennessee27 [5]
Vacated January 18, 1993Spike left the USWA.
40 The Harris Brothers
(Ron and Don (4))
January 25, 1993 USWA show Memphis, Tennessee27Defeated Jeff Jarrett and Jerry Lawler in a tournament final. [5]
41 The Moondogs
(Spot (7) and Splat)
February 1, 1993 USWA show Memphis, Tennessee114 [5]
42 The Harris Brothers
(Ron and Don (5))
February 15, 1993 USWA show Memphis, Tennessee37 [5] [19]
43 The Moondogs
(Spot (8) and Splat)
February 22, 1993 USWA show Memphis, Tennessee214 [5] [20]
44 Brian Christopher and Big Black DogMarch 8, 1993 USWA show Memphis, Tennessee17 [5]
45 The Moondogs
(Spot (9) and Splat)
March 15, 1993 USWA show Memphis, Tennessee37 [5]
46 Brian Christopher (2) and Scotty Flamingo March 22, 1993 USWA show Memphis, Tennessee17 [5] [21]
47 The Moondogs
(Spot (10) and Splat (4))
March 29, 1993 USWA show Memphis, Tennessee414 [5]
48 Simply Devine
(Rex King and Steve Doll)
April 12, 1993 USWA show Memphis, Tennessee470 [5]
49 New Jack and Homeboy June 21, 1993 USWA show Memphis, Tennessee114 [5]
50 C.W. Bergstrom and Melvin Penrod, Jr.July 5, 1993 USWA show Memphis, Tennessee128 [5]
51 The Moondogs
(Spike (3) and Cujo (4))
August 2, 1993 USWA show Memphis, Tennessee114 [5]
52The Dog Catchers
(Dog Catcher #1 and Dog Catcher #2)
August 16, 1993 USWA show Memphis, Tennessee321The Dog Catchers were formerly known as Bone Crusher and Crowbar. [5]
53 The Moondogs
(Spike (4) and Cujo (5))
September 6, 1993 USWA show Memphis, Tennessee27 [5]
54The Dog Catchers
(Dog Catcher #1 and Dog Catcher #2 )
September 13, 1993 USWA show Memphis, Tennessee421 [5]
55 Moondog Spike (5) and Mike AnthonyOctober 4, 1993 USWA show Memphis, Tennessee112 [5]
Vacated October 16, 1993Anthony was injured by Moondogs Spike and Splat.
56 Jeff Jarrett (13) and Brian Christopher (3)October 25, 1993 USWA show Memphis, Tennessee17Defeated Jerry Lawler and Red Knight in tournament final. [5]
57 Koko B. Ware and Rex HargroveNovember 1, 1993 USWA show Memphis, Tennessee17 [5]
58 Jeff Jarrett (14) and Brian Christopher (4)November 8, 1993 USWA show Memphis, Tennessee219 [5]
59 PG-13
(J.C. Ice and Wolfie D)
November 27, 1993 USWA show Memphis, Tennessee12Defeated Christopher in a handicap match. [5]
60 Jeff Gaylord (2) and Mike Anthony (2)November 29, 1993 USWA show Memphis, Tennessee17 [5]
61The War MachinesDecember 6, 1993 USWA show Memphis, Tennessee19 [5]
62Far 2 Wild
(Todd Morton and Chris Michaels)
December 15, 1993 USWA show Evansville, IN 119 [5]
Vacated January 3, 1994Memphis, TennesseeHeld up after a match against PG-13.
63Far 2 Wild
(Todd Morton and Chris Michaels)
January 8, 1994 USWA show Memphis, Tennessee22Far 2 Wild wins rematch. [5]
64 The Harris Brothers
(Ron and Don (6))
January 10, 1994 USWA show Memphis, Tennessee413 [5]
65 Rock 'N Roll Express
(Ricky Morton and Robert Gibson)
January 23, 1994 USWA show Memphis, Tennessee18 [5] [22]
66 The Moondogs
(Spot (11) and Rex)
January 31, 1994 USWA show Memphis, Tennessee175 [5]
Vacated April 16, 1994Memphis, TennesseeHeld up after match against Billy Travis and Don Bass.
Vacated April 18, 1994Memphis, TennesseeBass and Travis won rematch, however the titles were vacated.
67 Brian Christopher (5) and Eddie Gilbert April 23, 1994 USWA show Jonesboro, Arkansas 19Defeated The Eliminators in tournament final.
68 The Eliminators
(Saturn and Kronus)
May 2, 1994 USWA show Memphis, Tennessee142 [5]
69 PG-13
(J.C. Ice and Wolfie D)
June 13, 1994 USWA show Memphis, Tennessee256 [5]
Vacated August 8, 1994Memphis, TennesseeHeld up after match against Dante and The Great Mephisto.
70Dante and The Great MephistoAugust 15, 1994 USWA show Memphis, Tennessee114Won rematch. [5] [23]
71 PG-13
(J.C. Ice and Wolfie D)
August 29, 1994 USWA show Memphis, Tennessee349 [5]
72The Phantoms
(Tragedy and Sorrow)
October 17, 1994 USWA show Memphis, Tennessee17 [5]
73 The Moondogs
(Spot (12) and Rex (2))
October 24, 1994 USWA show Memphis, Tennessee221 [5]
Vacated November 14, 1994Memphis, TennesseeHeld up after match against Ron and Jim Harris.
74 The Moondogs
(Spot (13) and Rex (3))
November 21, 1994 USWA show Memphis, Tennessee335Won rematch. [5]
75Beauty and the Beast
(Ron (5) and Jim Harris)
December 26, 1994 USWA show Memphis, Tennessee10 [5]
76 PG-13
(J.C. Ice and Wolfie D)
December 26, 1994 USWA show Memphis, Tennessee414 [5]
77 Tommy Rich and Doug Gilbert (3)January 9, 1995 USWA show Memphis, Tennessee10 [5]
78 PG-13
(J.C. Ice and Wolfie D)
January 9, 1995 USWA show Memphis, Tennessee55 [5]
79 Tommy Rich and Doug Gilbert (4)January 14, 1995 USWA show Memphis, Tennessee258 [5]
80 PG-13
(J.C. Ice and Wolfie D)
March 13, 1995 USWA show Memphis, Tennessee633 [5]
81 Brickhouse Brown (2) and The Gambler April 15, 1995 USWA show Memphis, Tennessee116 [5]
82 PG-13
(J.C. Ice and Wolfie D)
May 1, 1995 USWA show Memphis, Tennessee756 [5]
Vacated June 26, 1995Memphis, TennesseeHeld 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, Tennessee27Won rematch. [5] [24]
84 PG-13
(J.C. Ice and Wolfie D)
July 10, 1995 USWA show Memphis, Tennessee828 [5]
85 The Heavenly Bodies
(Tom Prichard and Jimmy Del Ray)
August 7, 1995 USWA show Memphis, Tennessee114 [5]
Vacated August 21, 1995Memphis, TennesseeHeld 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, Tennessee961Defeated Tracy Smothers and Terry Gordy in tournament final. [5]
87 Tracy Smothers and Jesse James Armstrong October 28, 1995 USWA show Memphis, Tennessee167 [5]
88 Tommy Rich and Doug Gilbert (5)January 3, 1996 USWA show Memphis, Tennessee310 [5]
89 PG-13
(J.C. Ice and Wolfie D)
January 13, 1996 USWA show Memphis, Tennessee1032 [5] [25]
90 Tracy Smothers and Jesse James Armstrong February 14, 1996 USWA show Memphis, Tennessee23 [5] [26]
91 PG-13
(J.C. Ice and Wolfie D)
February 17, 1996 USWA show Memphis, Tennessee1111 [5] [27]
92 Tommy Rich and Doug Gilbert (6)February 28, 1996 USWA show Memphis, Tennessee426 [5]
93 Cyberpunks (Fire and Ice)March 25, 1996 USWA show Memphis, Tennessee1254PG-13 wearing masks [5]
94 Jerry Lawler (5) and Bill Dundee May 18, 1996 USWA show Memphis, Tennessee1 [lower-alpha 15] [5]
Vacated June 4, 1996Dundee lost a 30-day loser leaves town match.
95 Flex Kavana and Bart Sawyer (2)June 17, 1996 USWA show Memphis, Tennessee114Defeated Brickhouse Brown and Reggie B. Fine in tournament final. [5]
96 Jerry Lawler (6) and Bill Dundee July 1, 1996 USWA show Memphis, Tennessee27 [5] [28]
97 Flex Kavana and Bart Sawyer (3)July 8, 1996 USWA show Memphis, Tennessee27 [5]
98 Brickhouse Brown (3) and Reggie B. FineJuly 15, 1996 USWA show Memphis, Tennessee131 [5]
99 The Moondogs
(Spot (14) and Rover)
August 5, 1996 USWA show Memphis, Tennessee129 [5]
100 Bill Dundee (3) and Jamie Dundee (13)September 3, 1996 USWA show Louisville, Kentucky170 [5] [16] [6]
Vacated October 12, 1996Memphis, TennesseeHeld up after a match against Brian Christopher and Wolfie D.
101 Brian Christopher (6) and Wolfie D (13)October 21, 1996 USWA show Memphis, Tennessee119Won rematch. [6]
102 The Harris Brothers
(Ron (6) and Don (7))
November 9, 1996 USWA show Memphis, Tennessee514 [6]
103 Flash Flanagan and Steven Dunn (5)November 23, 1996 USWA show Memphis, Tennessee134 [6] [29]
Vacated December 27, 1996Memphis, TennesseeHeld up after a match against Mike Samples and Vic the Bruiser.
104 Flash Flanagan and Steven Dunn (6)January 9, 1997 USWA show Memphis, Tennessee211Defeated Mike Samples and Sir Mo. [6]
105 PG-13
(J.C. Ice (14) and Wolfie D (14))
January 18, 1997 USWA show Memphis, Tennessee1342 [6]
106 Billy Travis and Flash Flanagan (3)March 1, 1997 USWA show Memphis, Tennessee121 [6]
107 The Truth Commission
(Recon and Interrogator)
March 22, 1997 USWA show Memphis, Tennessee17 [6] [21]
108 Billy Travis and Flash Flanagan (4)March 29, 1997 USWA show Memphis, Tennessee214 [6]
109The Shooting Stars
(Troy Haste and Jerry Faith)
April 12, 1997 USWA show Memphis, Tennessee17 [6]
110 The Truth Commission
(Recon and Interrogator)
April 19, 1997 USWA show Memphis, Tennessee225 [6]
111 Steven Dunn (7) and Paul Diamond May 14, 1997 USWA show West Helena, Arkansas 114 [6]
112 The Truth Commission
(Recon and Interrogator)
May 28, 1997 USWA show West Helena, Arkansas 317 [6] [30]
113 Flash Flanagan (5) and Nick Dinsmore June 14, 1997 USWA show Memphis, Tennessee10 [6]
Vacated June 14, 1997Memphis, TennesseeDefeated 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, Tennessee1436Defeated Flash Flanagan and Steven Dunn. [6]
115 Flash Flanagan (6) and Steven Dunn (8)August 8, 1997 USWA show Memphis, Tennessee323 [6]
116 PG-13
(J.C. Ice (16) and Wolfie D (16))
August 31, 1997 USWA show Memphis, Tennessee15 [lower-alpha 16] [6]
DeactivatedOctober 18, 1997The titles were abandoned when the USWA closed.

Team reigns by combined length

Key
¤The exact length of at least one title reign is uncertain, so the shortest possible length is used.
RankTeamNo. of reignsCombined days
1PG-13 / Cyberpunks
(J.C. Ice and Wolfie D)
15541¤
2The Moondogs
(Spot and Spike)
3216¤
3Jeff Jarrett and Robert Fuller3159
4The Moondogs
(Spot and Rex)
3131
5Jeff Jarrett and Jerry Lawler4125
6Tommy Rich and Doug Gilbert494
7The Southern Rockers
(Rex King and Steve Doll)
390
9Tony Anthony and Doug Gilbert279
9The Moondogs
(Spot and Cujo)
371¤
10Bill Dundee and Jamie Dundee170
Robert Fuller and Brian Lee270
Simply Devine
(Rex King and Steve Doll)
170
Tracy Smothers and Jesse James Armstrong270
14Flash Flanagan and Steven Dunn368
Jeff Jarrett and Matt Borne268¤
16Texas Outlaws / Barrom Brawlers / Dog Catchers
(Bonecrusher and Crowbar)
258
17The Harris Brothers
(Ron and Don)
556
18Rex King and Joey Maggs149
The Moondogs
(Spot and Splat)
449
The Truth Commission
(Recon and Interrogator)
349
21The Texas Hangmen
(Killer and Psycho)
148
22The Eliminators
(Saturn and Kronus)
142
23Brickhouse Brown and Reggie B. Fine131
24The Moondogs
(Spot and Rover)
129
25C.W. Bergstrom and Melvin Penrod, Jr.128
26Jeff Jarrett and Brian Christopher226
Jeff Jarrett and Jeff Gaylord226
28Billy Travis and Flash Flanagan225
29Brian Lee and Don Harris223
The Uptown Posse
(Brickhouse Brown and Sweet Daddy Falcone)
123
31Doug Masters and Bart Sawyer121
Far 2 Wild
(Todd Morton and Chris Michaels)
221
Flex Kavana and Bart Sawyer221
Jerry Lawler and Bill Dundee221
The Dirty White Boys
(Tony Anthony and Tom Burton)
121
The Fabulous Ones
(Stan Lane and Steve Keirn)
121
The Moondogs
(Spike and Cujo)
221
38Brian Christopher and Wolfie D
(13)
119
39Brickhouse Brown and The Gambler116
40Dante and The Great Mephisto114
New Jack and Homeboy114
Rock 'N Roll Express
(Ricky Morton and Robert Gibson)
214
Steven Dunn and Paul Diamond114
The Heavenly Bodies
(Tom Prichard and Jimmy Del Ray)
114
45Moondog Spike and Mike Anthony112
46Brian Christopher and Eddie Gilbert19
The War Machines19
48Brian Christopher and Big Black Dog17
Brian Christopher and Scotty Flamingo17
Cactus Jack and Scott Braddock17
Jeff Gaylord and Mike Anthony17
Koko B. Ware and Rex Hargrove17
Sheik Braddock and Mark Starr17
The Phantoms
(Tragedy and Sorrow)
17
The Shooting Stars
(Troy Haste and Jerry Faith)
17
56Robert Fuller and Mike Mitchell15
57Beauty and the Beast
(Ron and Jim Harris)
10
Flash Flanagan and Nick Dinsmore10

Individual reigns by combined length

Key
¤The exact length of at least one title reign is uncertain, so the shortest possible length is used.
RankWrestlerNo. of reignsCombined days
1J.C. Ice16611¤
2Wolfie D16560¤
4Moondog Spot14496¤
5Jeff Jarrett13404¤
6Spike6249
7Steven Dunn / Steve Doll8242
8Robert Fuller6234
9Rex King5209
10Doug Gilbert6173
11Jerry Lawler6146
12Rex3131
13Tony Anthony3100
14Tommy Rich494
15Brian Lee493
Flash Flanagan693
17Moondog Cujo592¤
18Bill Dundee391
19Don Harris779
20Brickhouse Brown370
Jesse James Armstrong270
Tracy Smothers270
23Brian Christopher668
Matt Borne268¤
25Bonecrusher258
Crowbar258
27Ron Harris656
28Interrogator349
Joey Maggs149
Recon349
Moondog Splat449
32Killer148
Psycho148
34Kronus142
Saturn142
36Bart Sawyer341
37Jeff Gaylord333
38Reggie B. Fine131
39Moondog Rover129
40C.W. Bergstrom128
Melvin Penrod Jr.128
42Billy Travis225
43Sweet Daddy Falcone123
44Chris Michaels221
Doug Masters121
Flex Kavana221
Stan Lane121
Steve Keirn121
Todd Morton221
Tom Burton121
51The Gambler116
52Dante114
The Great Mephisto114
Homeboy114
Jimmy Del Ray114
New Jack114
Paul Diamond114
Ricky Morton214
Robert Gibson214
Scott Braddock / Sheik Braddock214
Tom Prichard114
61Eddie Gilbert19
War Machine I19
War Machine II19
64Big Black Dog17
Cactus Jack17
Jerry Faith17
Koko B. Ware17
Mark Starr17
Mike Anthony17
Rex Hargrove17
Scotty Flamingo17
Sorrow17
Tragedy17
Troy Haste17
74Mike Mitchell15
75Jim Harris10
Nick Dinsmore10


USWA Tag Team Championship Tournament (1989)

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. [13]

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

  1. Duncan & Will (2000) pp. 271–273 Chapter: "Texas: WCWA World Tag Team Title [Von Erich]" [2]
  2. Duncan & Will (2000) pp. 203–204 Chapter: "(Memphis, Nashville) Memphis: CWA Tag Team Title [Lawler, Jarrett]" [3]
  3. 1 2 Duncan & Will (2000) pp. 200–202 Chapter: "(Memphis, Nashville) Memphis: USWA Tag Team Title" [Lawler, Jarrett] [4]
  4. Duncan & Will (2000) p. 201 "Moondogs [2] 1992/04" [5]
  5. Duncan & Will (2000) p. 201 "Jimmy Harris & Ron Harris 1994/12/26 Memphis, TN - PG-13 [4] 1994/12/26 Memphis, TN" [5]
  6. Duncan & Will (2000) p. 201 "Tommy Rich & Doug Gilbert 1995/01/09 Memphis, TN - PG-13 [5] 1995/01/09 Memphis, TN" [5]
  7. Duncan & Will (2000) p. 202 "Moondogs [2] 1992/04" [6]
  8. Hornbaker (2016) p. 550: "Professional wrestling is a sport in which match finishes are predetermined. Thus, win/loss records are not indicative of a wrestler's genuine success based on their legitimate abilities – but on now much, or how little they were pushed by promoters" [7]
  9. Duncan & Will (2000) p. 271, Chapter: Texas: NWA American Tag Team Title [World Class, Adkisson] "Championship held up and rematch ordered because of the interference of manager Gary Hart" [8]
  10. Duncan & Will (2000) p. 20, Chapter: (United States: 19th Century & widely defended titles – NWA, WWF, AWA, IW, ECW, NWA) NWA/WCW TV Title "Rhodes stripped on 85/10/19 for not defending the belt after having his leg broken by Ric Flair and Ole & Arn Anderson" [9]
  11. Duncan & Will (2000) p. 201, Chapter: (Memphis, Nashville) Memphis: USWA Tag Team Title "Vacant on 93/01/18 when Spike leaves the USWA." [5]
  12. The exact date the championship was vacated has not been documented, which means that the reign lasted between 33 and 62 days.
  13. 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.
  14. 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.
  15. The exact date the championship was vacated is uncertain, which means that the championship reign lasted between 14 and 29 days.
  16. The exact date that the championship was abandoned has not been documented, which means that this title reign lasted between 62 and 91 days.

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The WCWA World Tag Team Championship was the primary professional wrestling tag team championship promoted by the Dallas–Fort Worth metroplex area-basedWorld Class Wrestling Association (WCWA). The chamionship was originally introduced as the NWA United States Tag Team Championship in 1967, when the promotion was known as NWA Big Time Wrestling. It was later renamed the NWA American Tag Team Championship in 1969. In 1982 Big Time Wrestling, changed their name to World Class Championship Wrestling and the title became the WCCW American Tag Team Championship. In 1987 WCCW became World Class Wrestling Association and the championship was rebranded as the WCWA World Tag Team Championship. In 1989 the title was won by Cactus Jack and Scott Braddock, where it was transformed into the USWA World Tag Team Championship. As it is a professional wrestling championship, it is won not by actual competition, but by a scripted ending to a match. The WCWA Texas Tag Team Championship served as the secondary tag team championship in the promotion from 1950 to 1989.

NWA Texas Heavyweight Championship Professional wrestling championship

The NWA Texas Heavyweight Championship is a professional wrestling title that has existed since the 1930s. Though its exact date of creation isn't known, it is among the oldest championships used in professional wrestling today. The title has used a variety of different names over the years, which consists of initial changes to represent the various companies that have controlled the title at different times. Originally, it was simply known as the Texas Heavyweight Championship until its name was changed after the formation of the National Wrestling Alliance in 1948. For most of the title's existence, at least until the early 1990s, it was defended almost exclusively within the Dallas, Fort Worth, Houston and San Antonio areas of Texas. From the 1930s to the mid-1960s, these cities and the surrounding towns were within the territory operated by Ed McLemore, which was known simply as Southwest Sports, Inc. at the time. After McLemore's death, the territory came under the control of Fritz Von Erich and was renamed as Big Time Wrestling. However, the promotion would be renamed World Class Championship Wrestling in the early 1980s, which is the name the territory is best remembered under today. The championship remained an NWA affiliated title until February 1986.

The WCWA Television Championship was a secondary professional wrestling championship that was used and defended in the World Class Wrestling Association (WCWA). Originally created in 1979 as the NWA Television Championship, one of many television championships across the NWA territories, it was primarily defended on their weekly television show. At the time of its creation the championship was promoted by NWA Big Time Wrestling (BTW). BTW changed its name to "World Class Championship Wrestling" (WCCW) in 1982 and the championship became known as the WCCW Television Championship. In 1986 WCCW withdrew from the NWA and became known as the World Class Wrestling Association. As it is a professional wrestling championship, it is won not by actual competition, but by a scripted ending to a match.

AWA Southern Heavyweight Championship Professional wrestling championship

The AWA Southern Heavyweight Championship was a major professional wrestling title in the Continental Wrestling Association during the 1970s and 1980s. The title is part of a long lineage that was started when the NWA Southern Junior Heavyweight Championship, in use since 1939, was renamed the NWA Southern Heavyweight Championship (Memphis version) in 1974. The title's name changed again in 1978, when it was renamed the AWA Southern Heavyweight Championship due to a partnership with the American Wrestling Association. It was also called the Mid-Southern Heavyweight Championship in Pro Wrestling Illustrated and its sister publications, in order for this title to not be confused with Championship Wrestling from Florida's version of the title.

WCWA Texas Tag Team Championship Professional wrestling tag team championship

The WCWA Texas Tag Team Championship was the secondary professional wrestling tag team championship promoted by the Dallas–Fort Worth metroplex area-basedWorld Class Wrestling Association (WCWA). The championship was originally known as the NWA Texas Tag Team Championship from its creation in 1942 until 1981. The championship was revived in 1987 as the WCWA Texas Tag Team Championship, and used until 1990, when it was abandoned as WCWA was merged with the Continental Wrestling Association (CWA) to become the United States Wrestling Association. The name was also used for a title by NWA Southwest from 1998 to 2011, also known as the NWA Southwest Texas Tag Team Championship. As it is a professional wrestling championship, it is won not by actual competition, but by a scripted ending to a match.

Stampede Wrestling North American Heavyweight Championship Professional wrestling championship

The Stampede North American Heavyweight Championship was the major title in the Canadian professional wrestling promotion Stampede Wrestling. From its establishment in 1968 until 1972, it was Stampede's secondary singles championship, becoming the top title in 1972 after the previous top championship, the Calgary version of the NWA Canadian Heavyweight Championship, was abandoned.

USWA Womens Championship Professional wrestling womens championship

The USWA Women's Championship was a women's professional wrestling title in the American professional wrestling promotion, the United States Wrestling Association.

AWA Southern Tag Team Championship Professional wrestling tag team championship

The AWA Southern Tag Team Championship was a professional wrestling tag team title in the Tennessee area from the 1940s through the late 1980s. It was originally named the NWA Southern Tag Team Championship (Mid-America version) from its inception through 1977, when it was renamed the AWA Southern Tag Team Championship due to a partnership with the American Wrestling Association. The title existed until 1988 when it was replaced with the Continental Wrestling Association Tag Team Championship.

The NWA Americas Tag Team Championship was a professional wrestling tag team title in the National Wrestling Alliance's NWA Hollywood Wrestling based out of Los Angeles, California.

The Amarillo version of the NWA North American Heavyweight Championship was a top singles title in the National Wrestling Alliance's Amarillo, Texas territory, Western States Sports. It lasted from 1957 until 1969, when it was replaced with the NWA Western States Heavyweight Championship.

The Vancouver version of the NWA Canadian Tag Team Championship was established in 1962 as the top tag team title in NWA All-Star Wrestling. The title held that status until late summer 1985, when the title was renamed the UWA Tag Team Championship upon All-Star Wrestling's departure as a member of the National Wrestling Alliance, aside from the period from June 1966 to December 1967, when the promotion had a version of the NWA World Tag Team Championship, which was abandoned after that time.

The NWA Hawaii Tag Team Championship was the primary tag team title of 50th State Big Time Wrestling and was defended between 1952 and 1979 when it was phased out. The title was later revived by the current incarnation of NWA Hawaii in 2000. It is the earliest regional tag team title in to be defended in the Pacific coast of the United States, along with the NWA Pacific Northwest Tag Team Championship, and was originally defended in Honolulu, Hawaii. As of 2007, it is defended in Kalihi, Kaneohe and Wahiawa, Hawaii.

NWA United States Tag Team Championship <i>(Gulf Coast version)</i> Professional wrestling tag team championship

The NWA United States Tag Team Championship was a professional wrestling tag team championship in Gulf Coast Championship Wrestling (GCCW). A secondary title after the NWA Gulf Coast Tag Team Championship, it was one of many U.S. tag team championships recognized by the National Wrestling Alliance. It was unified with the NWA United States Tag Team Championship on April 15, 1974.

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