JCP / NWA / WCW Tag Team Title History

9/23/77; Atlanta, GA
- Dusty Rhodes & Dick Slater defeated NWA Tag Team Champions Ole & Gene Anderson to win the titles

9/30/77; Atlanta, GA
- Ole & Gene Anderson defeated NWA Tag Team Champions Dusty Rhodes & Dick Slater to win the titles

10/30/77; Greensboro, NC; Coliseum
- Ric Flair & Greg Valentine defeated NWA Tag Team Champions Ole & Gene Anderson to win the titles

4/78: Flair & Valentine were stripped of the titles. A 10-team one night tournament was devised to determine the next champions. Prior to the finals, Paul Jones & Ricky Steamboat beat Cyclone Negro & Baron Von Raschke and Ole & Gene Anderson while Ken Patera & the Masked Superstar defeated Tony Atlas & Bobo Brazil, Andre the Giant & Wahoo McDaniel, and Blackjack Mulligan & Stan Hansen.

4/23/78; Greensboro, NC; Coliseum
- Mid-Atlantic Tag Team Champions Paul Jones & Ricky Steamboat defeated Mid-Atlantic Heavyweight Champion Ken Patera & the Masked Superstar to win the titles

6/7/78; Raleigh, NC
- Greg Valentine & Baron Von Raschke defeated NWA Tag Team Champions Paul Jones & Ricky Steamboat to win the titles

4/28/79
- Baron Von Raschke & Paul Jones defeated NWA Tag Team Champions Jimmy Snuka & Paul Orndorff to win the titles

8/8/79; Greensboro, NC; Coliseum
- Ric Flair & Blackjack Mulligan defeated NWA Tag Team Champions Baron Von Raschke & Paul Jones to win the titles

8/22/79; Raleigh, NC
- Baron Von Raschke & Paul Jones defeated NWA Tag Team Champions Ric Flair & Blackjack Mulligan to win the titles

10/24/79; Raleigh, NC
- Ricky Steamboat & Jay Youngblood defeated NWA Tag Team Champions Baron Von Raschke & Paul Jones to win the titles

3/29/80; Charlotte, NC
- Ray Stevens & Greg Valentine defeated NWA Tag Team Champions Ricky Steamboat & Jay Youngblood to win the titles

5/10/80; Greensboro, NC; Coliseum
- Ricky Steamboat & Jay Youngblood defeated NWA Tag Team Champions Ray Stevens & Greg Valentine in a Best 2 out of 3 falls match to win the titles; David Crockett was the guest referee for the match

6/22/80; Greensboro, NC; Coliseum
- Ray Stevens & Jimmy Snuka defeated NWA Tag Team Champions Ricky Steamboat & Jay Youngblood to win the titles

11/27/80; Greensboro, NC; Coliseum
- Paul Jones & the Masked Superstar defeated NWA Tag Team Champions Jimmy Snuka & Ray Stevens in a steel cage match to win the titles; stipulations stated Superstar would have to unmask if his team lost and Snuka & Stevens would have to pay the fans $1,000 if they lost

3/1/81; Greensboro, NC; Coliseum
- Ivan Koloff & Ray Stevens defeated NWA Tag Team Champions the Masked Superstar & Paul Jones to win the titles

3/22/81; Greensboro, NC; Coliseum
- Paul Jones & the Masked Superstar defeated NWA Tag Team Champions Ivan Koloff & Ray Stevens to win the titles

5/1/81; Richmond, VA; Coliseum
- Ole & Gene Anderson defeated NWA Tag Team Champions Paul Jones & the Masked Superstar to win the titles

12/81: The titles were vacated due to an injury Gene Anderson sustained in October 1981. A tournament was designed to determine the new champions. Ole Anderson & Stan Hansen won the titles via forfeit when the team they were to meet in the finals, Wahoo McDaniel & Don Muraco, split. Prior to the finals, Anderson & Hansen defeated Brad Armstrong & Tommy Rogers, Genichiro Tenryu & Jumbo Tsuruta, and Jack & Jerry Brisco.

2/28/82; Atlanta, GA; Omni
- NWA Tag Team Championship Tournament Fourth Round: Ole Anderson & Stan Hansen defeated Jack & Jerry Brisco

9/82: The titles were vacated.

9/82: Sgt. Slaughter & Don Kernodle were awarded the titles following a fictitious tournament in which they allegedly defeated the Giant Baba & Antonio Inoki in the finals.

3/12/83; Greensboro, NC; Coliseum
- Ricky Steamobat & Jay Youngblood defeated NWA Tag Team Champions Sgt. Slaughter & Don Kernodle in a no time limit steel cage match to win the titles at around the 33-minute mark when Youngblood pinned Kernodle after Steamboat put his partner on top of Kernodle behind the referee's back, moments after Slaughter had done the same to put Kernodle on Youngblood; prior to the bout, the champions came out to Bill Conti's "Gonna Fly Now" and Kernodle wore a T-shirt which read "Greensboro March 13" on the front and "Slaughter Kernodle World Champs" on the back; Sandy Scott was the guest referee for the match; stipulations stated Steamboat & Youngblood would have to break up if they didn't win the titles

6/18/83; Greenville, SC
- Jack & Jerry Brisco defeated NWA Tag Team Champions Ricky Steamboat & Jay Youngblood to win the titles

10/3/83; Greenville, SC
- Ricky Steamboat & Jay Youngblood defeated NWA Tag Team Champions Jack & Jerry Brisco to win the titles

10/21/83; Richmond, VA; Coliseum
- Jack & Jerry Brisco defeated NWA Tag Team Champions Ricky Steamboat & Jay Youngblood to win the titles

Starrcade 83 - 11/24/83; Greensboro, NC; Coliseum
- Ricky Steamboat & Jay Youngblood defeated NWA Tag Team Champions Jack & Jerry Brisco to win the titles at 12:59 when Youngblood pinned Jerry after Steamboat press slammed his partner onto Brisco; Angelo Mosca was the guest referee for the bout; after the bout, the Briscos threw Youngblood to the floor and assaulted Steamboat and Mosca until the new champions eventually cleared the ring

1/84: The titles were held up after Ricky Steamboat announced his retirement.

1/8/84: A one night 8-team tournament was held to determine the new champions. Prior to the finals, Dory Funk Jr. & Jimmy Valiant defeated Ivan Koloff & Ernie Ladd and the Assassins while Bob Orton Jr. & Don Kernodle defeated David & Kevin Von Erich.

1/8/84; Charlotte, NC
- NWA Tag Team Championship Tournament Finals: Bob Orton Jr. & Don Kernodle (w/ Gary Hart) defeated Dory Funk Jr. & Jimmy Valiant

3/4/84; Charlotte, NC
- Wahoo McDaniel & Mark Youngblood defeated NWA Tag Team Champions Bob Orton Jr. & Don Kernodle to win the titles

4/4/84; Spartanburg, SC; Memorial Auditorium
- Jack & Jerry Brisco defeated NWA Tag Team Champions Wahoo McDaniel & Mark Youngblood to win the titles

5/5/84; Greensboro, NC; Coliseum
- Wahoo McDaniel & Mark Youngblood defeated NWA Tag Team Champions Jack & Jerry Brisco to win the titles

5/8/84; Raleigh, NC
- Ivan Koloff & Don Kernolde defeated NWA Tag Team Champions Wahoo McDaniel & Mark Youngblood to win the titles

10/20/84; Greensboro, NC; Coliseum
- Dusty Rhodes & Manny Fernandez defeated NWA Tag Team Champions Ivan Koloff & Don Kernodle (w/ Nikita Koloff) to win the titles in a steel cage match when Fernandez pinned Koloff after Rhodes hit Koloff in the back of the head with the champions' own foreign object as Koloff had a sleeper applied, with Fernandez then falling on top for the win; late in the match, Fernandez hit a splash off the top of the cage onto Koloff; after the contest, Ivan & Nikita attacked Kernodle and double teamed him for several minutes until other wrestlers and officials pulled them away; eventually, EMTs and Kernodle's parents climbed in the ring to check on him and Kerndole was taken backstage on a stretcher

3/18/85; Fayetteville, NC
- Ivan & Nikita Koloff defeated NWA Tag Team Champions - NWA Mid Atlantic TV Champion Dusty Rhodes & Manny Fernandez to win the titles after Krusher Kruschev interfered, hit Fernandez with a foreign object, and scored the pin himself

7/9/85; Shelby, NC; Rec Center
Worldwide - 7/13/85
- Ricky Morton & Robert Gibson defeated NWA Tag Team Champions Ivan Koloff & Krusher Kruschev to win the titles at around the 34-minute mark when Morton pinned Koloff with a victory roll; David Crockett, Magnum TA, and Tony Schiavone provided commentary for the match; after the contest, Jimmy Valiant, Manny Fernandez, Sam Houston, and several others came out to celebrate with the new champions (Morton & Gibson's debut)

10/13/85; Charlotte, NC
- Ivan & Nikita Koloff defeated NWA Tag Team Champions Ricky Morton & Robert Gibson to win the titles

Starrcade 85 - 11/28/85; Greensboro, NC; Coliseum
- Ricky Morton & Robert Gibson (w/ Don Kernodle) defeated NWA Tag Team Champions Ivan & Nikita Koloff (w/ NWA Mid-Atlantic Heavyweight Champion Krusher Kruschev) in a no time limit, No DQ steel cage match to win the titles at 12:26 when Morton pinned Ivan with a roll up after Gibson made a blind tag; after the bout, the Koloffs and Kruschev attacked Morton, threw him over the top of the cage to the floor, attacked Kernodle, and then hit an elevated double clothesline off the top on Gibson; moments later, Gibson was whipped with a chain until other wrestlers came out to make the save

2/2/86; Atlanta, GA; Omni
Superstars on the Superstation - 2/7/86
- Bobby Eaton & Dennis Condrey (w/ Jim Cornette) defeated NWA Tag Team Champions Ricky Morton & Robert Gibson to win the titles at 16:27 when Eaton pinned Morton after Condrey hit Morton with Cornette's tennis racquet as referee Randy Anderson was knocked down on the floor; following the commercial break, Bob Caudle conducted a backstage interview with Cornette, Eaton & Condrey regarding the title win

8/16/86; Philadelphia, PA; Civic Center
- Ricky Morton & Robert Gibson defeated NWA Tag Team Champions Bobby Eaton & Dennis Condrey in a Best 2 out of 3 falls match to win the titles, 2-1; fall #1: Gibson pinned Eaton at 10:30 with an inside cradle as Eaton attempted a backdrop; fall #2: Condrey pinned Gibson at 1:29 following two backbreakers after Eaton pulled down the top rope behind the referee's back, causing Gibson to fall out to the floor; fall #3: Morton pinned Condrey at 6:13 by reversing a bodyslam into the ring into a cradle

12/6/86; Atlanta, GA; WTBS Studios
World Championship Wrestling - 12/6/86
- Rick Rude & Manny Fernandez (w/ Paul Jones) defeated NWA Tag Team Champions Ricky Morton & Robert Gibson to win the titles at 26:58 when Fernandez pinned Gibson with a roll over and grabbing the tights for leverage after Rude hit a clothesline on Gibson behind the referee's back as Gibson had Fernandez covered with a roll up

9/29/87; Misenheimer, NC
Pro - 10/3/87:
- Arn Anderson & Tully Blanchard (w/ JJ Dillon) defeated NWA Tag Team Champions Ricky Morton & Robert Gibson to win the titles when Gibson told the referee to stop the match as Blanchard had Morton in an arm bar; prior to the bout, NWA US Tag Team Champions Bobby Eaton & Stan Lane, with Jim Cornette, ambushed the champions from behind as they made their way out to the ring; Gibson eventually worked the match alone, with Morton returning late in the bout heavily bandaged and with his left arm in a sling; moments later, Dusty Rhodes, NWA World Champion Ron Garvin, Barry Windham, and others surrounded the ring in support of the champions

Clash of the Champions - 3/27/88; Greensboro, NC; Coliseum
- Lex Luger & Barry Windham defeated NWA Tag Team Champions Arn Anderson & Tully Blanchard (w/ JJ Dillon) to win the titles at 9:33 when Luger pinned Anderson after throwing him into the corner, with Anderson hitting a steel chair held in the corner by Dillon

4/20/88; Jacksonville, FL
- Arn Anderson & Tully Blanchard (w/ JJ Dillon) defeated NWA Tag Team Champions Lex Luger & Barry Windham to win the titles when Anderson pinned Luger after Windham tagged an injured Luger into the match, powerslammed him into the ring, and then hit the lariat on his partner; after the bout, Windham left ringside with Dillon, Anderson & Blanchard; after the bout, the Midnight Rider, Steve Williams, Nikita Koloff, and Ron Garvin tended to a bleeding Luger inside the ring; after Luger was helped to the back, the Rider confronted Windham in the heel locker room, with the Horsemen and others beating the Rider down until Sting and others covered his body and pulled him from safety

9/10/88; Philadelphia, PA; Civic Center
- NWA US Tag Team Champions Bobby Eaton & Stan Lane defeated NWA Tag Team Champions Arn Anderson & Tully Blanchard to win the titles at 14:50 when Eaton pinned Anderson with the Alabama Jam at the same time Blanchard pinned Lane with the slingshot suplex; because Eaton and Anderson were the legal men, the challengers won the titles; prior to the bout, Jim Cornette, JJ Dillon, and Anderson exchanged words on the mic; the match was advertised as a Best 2 out of 3 falls match (Anderson's last appearance for a year; Blanchard's last appearance for 6 years)

10/29/88; New Orleans, LA; Municipal Auditorium
- The Road Warriors (w/ Paul Ellering) defeated NWA Tag Team Champions Bobby Eaton & Stan Lane (w/ Jim Cornette) to win the titles at around the 4:30 mark when Road Warrior Animal pinned Bobby Eaton with a clothesline, immediately after Animal was sent into the corner; prior to the bout, Ellering attacked Cornette on the floor while Eaton was double teamed and had his head busted open on the outside of the ring

Clash of the Champions VI - 4/2/89; New Orleans, LA; Superdome
- Mike Rotunda & Steve Williams (w/ Kevin Sullivan) defeated NWA Tag Team Champions the Road Warriors (w/ Paul Ellering) to win the titles at 11:37 when Williams pinned Road Warrior Hawk with a roll up and a fast count from referee Teddy Long, moments after Long refused to count Hawk's cover on Rotunda following the Doomsday Device because the champions manhandled him shortly before; after the bout, Jim Ross conducted an interview with the Road Warriors about the controversial decision

- 5/7/89: The titles were vacated after Rotunda & Williams assaulted guest referee Nikita Koloff during a title defense against the Road Warriors at Wrestle War in Nashville, TN. An 8-team tournament was held to determine the new champions. Prior to the finals, Michael Hayes & Terry Gordy defeated Ron Simmons & Ranger Ross and Hayes & Jimmy Garvin defeated Shane Douglas & Johnny Ace while Bobby Eaton & Stan Lane defeated Butch Reed & the Raider and the Samoan Swat Team.

Clash of the Champions VII "Guts & Glory" - 6/14/89; Ft. Bragg, NC; Ritz-Epps Fitness Center
- NWA Tag Team Championship Tournament Finals: Michael Hayes & Jimmy Garvin (w/ Terry Gordy) defeated Bobby Eaton & Stan Lane at 9:11 when Garvin pinned Eaton after Gordy interfered behind the referee's back and dropped Eaton with a powerbomb; prior to the bout, Paul E. Dangerously hit Jim Cornette from behind in the head with a tennis racquet loaded with a horsehoe and chain, knocking him out, with Shane Douglas & Johnny Ace then coming out to carry Cornette backstage

11/1/89; Atlanta, GA; Center Stage Theatre
World Championship Wrestling - 11/18/89:
- Rick & Scott Steiner defeated NWA Tag Team Champions Michael Hayes & Jimmy Garvin to win the titles at around the 19-minute mark when Rick pinned Hayes after Garvin accidentally hit a kneedrop off the top onto his partner, as Rick had Hayes covered following a powerslam; Hayes & Garvin were recognized as tag team champions until the match aired; during the bout, it was announced Flair would face NWA TV Champion the Great Muta in the following week's main event and that Sting & Brian Pillman would face Jack Victory & Rip Morgan the following night on The Main Event; mid-way through the match, Woman briefly appeared at ringside; after the bout, Tom Zenk, Brian Pillman, Shane Douglas & Johnny Ace came out to celebrate with the new champions; moments later, Jim Ross conducted an in-ring interview with the Steiners regarding their title win

Capital Combat - 5/19/90; Washington DC; Armory
- Doom (w/ Teddy Long) defeated NWA Tag Team Champions Rick & Scott Steiner to win the titles when Butch Reed pinned Rick at 19:13 after Ron Simmons clubbed Rick on the back, as he stood on the middle rope punching Reed, and pulled him by his hair off the turnbuckle with Reed landing on top for the win; after the bout, Tony Schiavone interviewed Long & the new champions

2/18/91; Montgomery, AL
Pro - 3/9/91
- Rick & Scott Steiner defeated WCW Tag Team Champions Michael Hayes & Jimmy Garvin to win the titles at 4:06 when Scott pinned Garvin with the Frankensteiner after Rick hit a clothesline on Garvin, knocking Garvin backwards into Hayes on the top, causing Hayes to crotch himself; Hayes & Garvin did not win the titles until 2/24

Wrestle War 91 - 2/24/91; Phoenix, AZ; Veterans Memorial Coliseum
- Michael Hayes & Jimmy Garvin (w/ Big Daddy Dink) defeated WCW Tag Team Champions Doom (w/ Teddy Long) to win the titles at 6:57 when Garvin pinned Simmons after Reed accidentally hit his partner with a foreign object thrown in the ring by Long, with Dink then shoving Garvin onto Simmons for the win; prior to the bout, the challengers were escorted to the ring by Diamond Dallas Page who then introduced Dink as the Freebirds' "road boss" before leaving ringside; after the match, DDP and the Diamond Dolls returned ringside and celebrated with the new champions as Reed assaulted Simmons with the weapon and left the ring with Long

- 7/91: The titles were declared vacant due to an injury to Scott Steiner. An 8-team tournament was held to determine the new champions. Prior to the finals, Rick Steiner & Bill Kazmaier defeated the Ringlords and the One Man Gang & the Executioner while Arn Anderson & Larry Zbyzsko defeated Tracy Smothers & Steve Armstrong and Firebreaker Chip & Todd Champion.

Clash of the Champions XVI "Fall Brawl" - 9/5/91; Augusta, GA; Augusta-Richmond Civic Center
WCW Tag Team Championship Tournament Finals: Arn Anderson & Larry Zbyzsko defeated Rick Steiner & Bill Kazmier to win the titles at 5:34 when Zbyzsko pinned Kazmaier when Anderson hit Kazmaier in the ribs as he attempted a gorilla press slam on Zbyzsko; prior to the bout, footage was shown of how each team made it to the finals; Kazmaier's ribs were heavily taped after he was attacked earlier in the show by Anderson & Zbyzsko; after the commercial break, Jim Ross & Tony Schiavone conducted an interview with the new champions to close the broadcast

Clash of the Champions XVII - 11/19/91; Savannah, GA; Civic Center
- Dustin Rhodes & Ricky Steamboat (mystery partner) (sub. for Barry Windham) defeated WCW Tag Team Champions Arn Anderson & Larry Zbyzsko to win the titles at 14:48 when Steamboat pinned Anderson with the crossbody off the top, moments after Rhodes hit Anderson with the bulldog; prior to the match, footage was shown of Anderson & Zbyzsko attacking Windham's hand at Halloween Havoc and of a Rhodes & Windham tag team match which took place after Havoc in which Windham was said to be in a lot of pain due to the injury; upon his entrance, Windham announced he had reconstructive surgery on his hand and wouldn't be able to compete but then brought out Rhodes' partner, dressed all in black and with a dragon mask covering his face; moments later, Rhodes revealed the masked man as Steamboat (Steamboat's surprise return after a 2-year absence)

1/16/92; Jacksonville, FL; Coliseum
- Arn Anderson & Bobby Eaton defeated WCW Tag Team Champions Ricky Steamboat & Dustin Rhodes in a Best 2 out of 3 falls match to win the titles at 27:17, 2-1; fall #1: Rhodes was disqualified; fall #2: Rhodes pinned Eaton; fall #3: Anderson pinned Rhodes after hitting him with Paul E. Dangerously's telephone after Barry Windham and Larry Zbyszko interfered and then brawled back to the locker room

5/3/92; Chicago, IL; UIC Pavilion
- Rick & Scott Steiner defeated WCW Tag Team Champions Arn Anderson & Bobby Eaton in a steel cage match to win the titles

7/5/92; Atlanta, GA; Omni
- Steve Williams & Terry Gordy defeated WCW Tag Team Champions Rick & Scott Steiner to win the titles at the 13-minute mark when Gordy pinned Scott following a clothesline from Williams behind the referee's back after Scott hit Gordy with the Frankensteiner

9/21/92; Atlanta, GA; Center Stage Theatre
WCW Saturday Night - 10/3/92
- Dustin Rhodes & Barry Windham defeated WCW/NWA Tag Team Champions Steve Williams & Terry Gordy to win the titles at 29:46 when Windham pinned Gordy after Rhodes, the illegal man, hit the bulldog on Gordy as the referee tried to send Williams out of the ring; after the contest, WCW World Champion Ron Simmons, Van Hammer, Erik Watts, Marcus Alexander Bagwell, and Shane Douglas came out to celebrate with Rhodes & Windham at ringside; following the commercial break, Ross conducted an interview with the new champions, during which Windham was shown carrying all the belts and said he knew he could win the match if he could only hit the superplex; a replay of the finish then aired to close the broadcast

Clash of the Champions XXI - 11/18/92; Macon, GA; Coliseum
- Ricky Steamboat & Shane Douglas defeated WCW/NWA Tag Team Champions Dustin Rhodes & Barry Windham to win the titles at 15:54 when Douglas pinned Windham with the belly to belly suplex after the champions began arguing and traded punches; after the bout, Rhodes returned to the ring to apologize to Windham, with Windham attacking Rhodes, hitting a DDT and superplex before he was pulled away by referees; after the commercial break, Ventura conducted a backstage interview with the new champions, during which Windham appeared and laid out both with repeated shots with a steel chair

3/3/93; Macon, GA; Coliseum
Power Hour - 3/27/93
- Steve Austin & Brian Pillman defeated WCW/NWA Tag Team Champions Ricky Steamboat & Shane Douglas to win the titles at around 19:20 when Pillman pinned Steamboat after Austin hit Steamboat in the back of the head with one of the title belts; the match was shown several weeks after the announcement of the title change, thus the commentary of Eric Bischoff & Larry Zbyzsko surrounded the fact the challengers would be winning the titles

Clash of the Champions XXIV - 8/18/93; Daytona Beach, FL; Ocean Center
- Arn Anderson & Paul Roma defeated WCW/NWA Tag Team Champions Steve Austin (w/ an injured WCW/NWA Tag Team Champion Brian Pillman) & Lord Steven Regal (w/ Sir William) (sub. for WCW/NWA Tag Team Champion Brian Pillman) to win the titles at 9:51 when Anderson pinned Austin with a roll up and grabbing the tights for leverage after Austin collided with Sir William on the apron as William held Pillman's crutch, with intentions of using it on Anderson; after the commercial break, Eric Bischoff conducted an interview with the new champions

Fall Brawl 93 - 9/19/93; Houston, TX; Summit
- The Nasty Boys (w/ Missy Hyatt) defeated WCW Tag Team Champions Arn Anderson & Paul Roma to win the titles at 23:58 when Knobbs pinned Roma following Saggs' elbowsmash off the top behind the back of referee Randy Anderson, moments after Knobbs sustained the spinebuster / swandive double team; after the match, Ventura interviewed the Nastys & Missy at ringside in which Missy said that was payback for what Ric Flair did to her and she and the Nastys said the Horsemen were dead (Missy's surprise debut with the Nasty Boys)

10/4/93; Atlanta, GA; Center Stage Theatre
Saturday Night - 10/23/93:
- Marcus Alexander Bagwell & 2 Cold Scorpio (w/ Teddy Long) defeated WCW Tag Team Champions the Nasty Boys (w/ Missy Hyatt) to win the titles at 14:44 when Bagwell pinned Jerry Saggs when, as Saggs had Bagwell positioned for a powerslam, Scorpio came off with a tackle behind the referee's back which put Bagwell on top for the win; the commentary was scaled back in the match so that the fans at home could better hear the strategies and bumps in the ring; at the time of the finish, Missy attempted to climb into the ring with a steel chair but Long prevented her from interfering (Long's surprise debut with Bagwell & Scorpio)

Halloween Havoc 93 - 10/24/93; New Orleans, LA; Lakefront Arena
- The Nasty Boys (w/ Missy Hyatt) defeated WCW Tag Team Champions Marcus Alexander Bagwell & 2 Cold Scorpio (w/ Teddy Long) to win the titles at 14:41 when Brian Knobbs pinned Scorpio when, after Scorpio hit the 450 splash on Knobbs, Jerry Saggs hit Scorpio over the head with his boot

Slamboree 94 - 5/22/94; Philadelphia, PA; Civic Center
- Cactus Jack & Kevin Sullivan defeated WCW Tag Team Champions the Nasty Boys to win the titles in a streetfight at 9:34 when Cactus pinned Jerry Saggs after guest referee Dave Schultz beat up on Saggs, pulled his shirt up over his head, and Cactus hit Saggs with Shultz' hockey stick; prior to the bout, Dave "The Hammer" Schultz of the Philadelphia Flyers cut a pre-taped promo about his participation; after the match, Saggs repeatedly hit Cactus with the stick until Maxx Payne walked out, came up behind Saggs, and smashed his guitar over Saggs' head; moments later, Cactus, Sullivan, and Payne scared Brian Knobbs up the ramp, where Dave Sullivan appeared and smashed one of his crutches over Knobbs; Ventura again subbed for Heenan on commentary

Bash at the Beach 94 - 7/17/94; Orlando, FL; Arena
- Paul Orndorff & Paul Roma defeated WCW Tag Team Champions Cactus Jack & Kevin Sullivan (w/ Dave Sullivan) to win the titles at 20:11 when Orndorff pinned Cactus as Roma held Cactus' foot down from outside the ring

9/25/94; Atlanta, GA; Center Stage Theatre
Saturday Night - shown live
- Marcus Alexander Bagwell & the Patriot defeated WCW Tag Team Champions Paul Orndorff & Paul Roma to win the titles when the Patriot pinned Roma with a flying forearm

Halloween Havoc 94 - 10/23/94; Detroit, MI; Joe Louis Arena
- Paul Orndorff & Paul Roma defeated WCW Tag Team Champions Marcus Alexander Bagwell & the Patriot to win the titles at 13:47 when Orndorff pinned Bagwell after Roma hit an elbow drop off the top onto Bagwell, behind the referee's back, as Bagwell had Orndorff covered with the fisherman's suplex

Clash of the Champions XXIX - 11/16/94; Jacksonville, FL; Coliseum
- Marcus Alexander Bagwell & the Patriot defeated WCW Tag Team Champions Paul Orndorff & Paul Roma to win the titles at 9:20 when referee Nick Patrick counted Orndorff's shoulders down after he dropped Bagwell with a suplex and waited on the mat for Roma to hit the top rope splash but Patriot knocked Roma off the top; pre-match stipulations stated if Orndorff & Roma won then the Patriot would be forced to unmask

12/8/94; Atlanta, GA; Center Stage Theatre
WCW Saturday Night - 1/14/95
- Harlem Heat (w/ Sister Sherri) defeated WCW Tag Team Champions Marcus Alexander Bagwell & the Patriot to win the titles at 12:18 when Booker T, the illegal man, crawled in the ring behind the referee's back and pinned the Patriot after the Patriot and Stevie Ray collided, knocking Stevie Ray to the floor

Slamboree 95 - 5/21/95; St. Petersburg, FL; Bayfront Center
- The Nasty Boys defeated WCW Tag Team Champions Harlem Heat (w/ Sister Sherri) to win the titles at 10:52 when Jerry Saggs pinned Booker T following the running powerslam / flying elbowsmash double team, moments after Brian Knobbs threw an interfering Sherri onto Stevie Ray outside the ring; prior to the bout, a vignette on the champions aired; stipulations stated it was the challengers' last shot at the titles; Saggs came out to start the match by himself as Brian Knobbs was still recovering from injuries sustained from Lord Steven Regal & Bobby Eaton during The Main Event earlier in the night; after the bout, Regal & Eaton appeared in the aisle as the Nasty Boys celebrated the title win

5/3/95; Orlando, FL; Disney / MGM Studios
Worldwide - 6/24/95:
Harlem Heat (w/ Sister Sherri) defeated WCW Tag Team Champions the Nasty Boys to win the titles at 6:07 when Booker T pinned Jerry Saggs after Lord Steven Regal & Bobby Eaton interfered, with Regal shoving Saggs off the top as he attempted the flying elbowsmash and Eaton following with the Alabama Jam; the Nastys did not win the titles until 5/21; prior to the bout, they did not come out with the title belts; after the bout, Gary Michael Cappetta announced Heat as the champions but not the new champions, indicating there had not been a title change

10/11/95; Atlanta, GA; Center Stage Theatre
WCW Saturday Night - 10/28/95:
- Harlem Heat (w/ Sister Sherri) defeated WCW Tag Team Champions Marcus Alexander Bagwell & Scotty Riggs to win the titles at 6:08 when Stevie Ray pinned Bagwell after Sherri raked Bagwell's eyes behind the referee's back and Booker T followed with a Harlem side kick; after the match, Gene Okerlund conducted an interview with Sherri and the new champions about their title win, during which Sherri said Bagwell & Riggs' first win over her team was a fluke; Booker then said his team was ready to take on any team, including Sting & Randy Savage

1/22/96; Las Vegas, NV; Casar's Palace
Monday Nitro
- Sting & Lex Luger defeated WCW Tag Team Champions Harlem Heat to win the titles at 9:33 when Luger pinned Booker T after Jimmy Hart appeared during the final moments and gave Luger a roll of silver dollars, who then hit Booker with it behind the back of referee Nick Patrick

6/24/96; Charlotte, NC; Independence Arena
Monday Nitro
- Harlem Heat defeated WCW Tag Team Champions Sting & Lex Luger and Rick & Scott Steiner to win the titles at around the 10-minute mark when Booker pinned Luger with a roll up after Luger dropped Booker from the Torture Rack after Scott Hall & Kevin Nash, armed with baseball bats, came out of the crowd, prompting Sting, Luger, the Steiners, and several armed security guards to hold them off from the ring; on their way to the ring, Harlem Heat were shown talking to someone on a cell phone; Luger's face was painted like Sting's for the match

Halloween Havoc 96 - 10/27/96; Las Vegas, NV; MGM Garden Arena
- Kevin Nash & Scott Hall defeated WCW Tag Team Champions Harlem Heat (w/ Sister Sherri & Col. Rob Parker) to win the titles at 13:07 when Hall pinned Booker T after Nash broke Parker's cane over Booker behind the referee's back after Booker hit the Harlem Hangover on Hall; prior to the bout, Ted Dibiase and Vincent appeared in the crowd, with Dibiase bragging about the nWo's victories earlier in the night and said the same thing would happen in the tag team title match, then introduced the challengers; Nash & Hall were heavily cheered in the match; late in the contest, after Nash took Parker's cane, Parker ran backstage

10/13/97; Tampa, FL; Ice Palace
Monday Nitro
- Rick & Scott Steiner (w/ Ted Dibiase) defeated WCW Tag Team Champions Scott Hall & Syxx (sub. for WCW Tag Team Champion Kevin Nash) to win the titles at 5:56 when Scott pinned Syxx following the DDT off the top double team and Rick pinned Hall with the bulldog off the top; prior to the bout, Hall & Syxx cut an in-ring promo citing Nash was at home dealing with knee surgery and that Hall would have no problem with Lex Luger and Larry Zbyzsko at Havoc; late in the bout, Hall pulled referee Charles Robinson out of the ring as the challengers attempted a pinfall, with Zbyzsko then coming ringside, forcing Hall back into the ring, and distracting him while Rick hit the bulldog

Great American Bash 98 - 6/14/98; Baltimore, MD; Arena
- WCW Tag Team Champion Sting pinned WCW Tag Team Champion the Giant with a reversal into the reverse DDT at 6:41; stipulations stated the winner would be able to pick his own tag team partner to share the championship with; prior to the bout, the Giant came ringside smoking a cigarette; Sting twice hit the reverse DDT in the match but Giant kicked out of both pin attempts; after the contest, Sting left ringside with both title belts

7/20/98; Salt Lake City, UT
E Center
Monday Nitro
- Scott Hall & the Giant defeated WCW Tag Team Champions Sting & Kevin Nash to win the titles at 9:21 when Hall pinned Sting with the Outsider Edge after Bret Hart appeared, with Sting shoving Hart to the floor and then climbing up on the middle turnbuckle; following the champions' entrance, Nash took the mic and cut a Wolfpack promo

1/99: The titles were vacated and a double elimination tournament was set up to determine the new champions. Prior to the finals, Chris Benoit & Dean Malenko defeated Fit Finlay & Dave Taylor, Mike Enos & Scotty Riggs, Horace & Brian Adams while Curt Hennig & Barry Windham defeated Benoit & Malenko, Mike Enos & Bobby Duncum Jr., and Horace & Adams.

SuperBrawl IX - 2/21/99; Oakland, CA; Arena
- WCW Tag Team Championship Tournament Finals: Curt Hennig and Barry Windham defeated Chris Benoit & Dean Malenko to win the titles at 20:37; fall #1: Benoit & Malenko won at 19:34 when Windham submitted to Malenko's Texas Cloverleaf; losses: Hennig & Windham - 1, Benoit & Malenko - 1; immediately after the fall, Malenko attempted the hold again, behind the referee's back, with Windham wrapping his belt around Malenko's throat, hitting a clothesline, and then choking Malenko out; fall #2: Windham pinned Malenko at 1:03; losses: Hennig & Windham - 2, Benoit & Malenko - 2

5/31/99; Houston, TX; Astrodome
Monday Nitro:
- Diamond Dallas Page & Bam Bam Bigelow defeated WCW Tag Team Champions Perry Saturn & Kanyon (sub. for WCW Tag Team Champion Raven) to win the titles at around the 11-minute mark when Page pinned Kanyon following a punch; prior to the bout, Saturn came out by himself to wrestle the match as a handicap bout and cut an in-ring promo noting both Raven and Kanyon had been taken to the hospital; Kanyon appeared during the final moments to make it a 2-on-2 contest

8/23/99; Las Vegas, NV; MGM Grand Garden Arena
Monday Nitro:
- Barry & Kendall Windham (w/ Curt Hennig & Bobby Duncum Jr.) defeated WCW Tag Team Champions Harlem Heat to win the titles at 4:32 when Kendall pinned Booker after Hennig hit Booker in the head with a cowbell behind the referee's back

Fall Brawl 99 - 9/12/99; Winston-Salem, NC; Lawrence Joel Coliseum
- Harlem Heat defeated WCW Tag Team Champions Barry & Kendall Windham to win the titles

10/18/99; Philadelphia, PA; First Union Center
Monday Nitro
- Rey Mysterio Jr. & Konnan defeated WCW Tag Team Champions Harlem Heat to win the titles at 4:21 when Mysterio hit a sitting senton onto Stevie Ray, with Konnan also helping to hold Stevie down behind the referee's back during the cover; prior to the bout, Konnan cut an in-ring promo; during the closing moments of the match, Eddie Guerrero and Billy Kidman fought with Booker T on the floor; Mysterio appeared to suffer a legit injury toward the end of the match; after the match, Mysterio and Konnan celebrated with Guerrero, Kidman, and Torrie Wilson in the aisle

Halloween Havoc 99 - 10/24/99; Las Vegas, NV; MGM Grand Garden Arena
- Harlem Heat defeated Konnan & Billy Kidman and Brian Knobbs & Hugh Morrus (w/ Jimmy Hart) in a streetfight at 5:18; Heat won at 5:02 when Booker pinned Knobbs after hitting him with a prop mummy but the bell came seconds later when the second referee counted Kidman's pinfall on Morrus inside the ring, off camera; after some discussion, Heat were given the win for getting the pin first; due to pre-match stipulations, Harlem Heat won the vacant WCW Tag Team Titles; the bout was scheduled as Knobbs & Morrus vs. Konnan & Rey Mysterio Jr. for the titles but was changed after Mysterio suffered an injury and was unable to wrestle; despite not being recognized as champions, Konnan & Kidman wore the title belts to the ring before the match; Konnan appeared to suffer a legit shoulder injury late in the match; after the bout, Mysterio and Torrie Wilson appeared at the entranceway as Konnan was being helped

10/25/99; Phoenix, AZ; America West Arena
Monday Nitro
- Konnan & Billy Kidman defeated WCW Tag Team Champions Harlem Heat to win the titles

11/22/99; Auburn Hills, MI; Palace
Monday Nitro:
- Creative Control defeated WCW Tag Team Champions Billy Kidman & Konnan to win the titles

12/7/99; Madison, WI; Dane County Coliseum
Thunder - 12/9/99:
- WCW World Champion Bret Hart & Bill Goldberg defeated WCW Tag Team Champions Creative Control to win the titles at 3:01 when Goldberg scored the pin with the Jackhammer as Hart had the other opponent in the Sharpshooter; Juventud Guerrera did guest commentary for the match alongside Mike Tenay; late in the bout, Roddy Piper came out, slapped referee Mark Johnson, knocked him to the floor, and took over officiating after Johnson made several controversial calls

12/13/99; New Orleans, LA; Arena
Monday Nitro:
- Kevin Nash & Scott Hall defeated WCW Tag Team Champions - WCW World Champion Bret Hart & Bill Goldberg to win the titles

- The titles were vacated due to an injury to Scott Hall. A Lethal Lottery tournament was devised to determine the new champions.

1/3/00; Greenville, SC; BiLo Center
Monday Nitro:
- WCW Tag Team Championship Tournament - Lethal Lottery: Finals: David Flair & Crowbar defeated Kevin Nash & Scott Steiner to win the titles; Arn Anderson was the guest referee for the match

1/18/00; Evansville, IN; Roberts Municipal Stadium
Thunder - 1/19/00:
- Big Vito & Johnny the Bull defeated WCW Tag Team Champions David Flair & Crowbar to win the titles

2/12/00; Oberhausen, Germany
- Ron & Don Harris defeated WCW Tag Team Champions Big Vito & Johnny the Bull to win the titles

2/13/00; Leipzig, Germany
- Big Vito & Johnny the Bull defeated WCW Tag Team Champions Ron & Don Harris to win the titles

Uncensored 00 - 3/19/00; Miami, FL; American Airlines Arena
- Ron & Don Harris defeated WCW Tag Team Champions Big Vito & Johnny the Bull (w/ Disco Inferno) to win the titles in a No DQ match at 8:46 when Vito was pinned following the H-Bomb after Vito, Johnny, and Disco were all hit with one of the title belts; during the bout, Disco joined the commentary team until interfering late in the contest

- 4/10/00: The titles were vacated as part of a redesign of the company. A tournament was held to determine the new champions. Prior to the finals, Ric Flair & Lex Luger defeated Big Vito & Johnny the Bull and Ron & Don Harris in a handicap match while Shane Douglas & Buff Bagwell defeated Stevie Ray & Big T.

Spring Stampede 00 - 4/16/00; Chicago, IL; United Center
- WCW Tag Team Championship Tournament Finals: Shane Douglas & Buff Bagwell defeated Ric Flair & Lex Luger (w/ Elizabeth) to win the titles at 8:29 when Bagwell pinned Luger after Brian Adams & Bryan Clarke came through the crowd and hit a double chokeslam on Luger; Vince Russo, who did guest commentary for the match, made the pinfall after attacking referee Nick Patrick and putting on his referee shirt; during the match, Tony Schiavone said "bullshit" while calling the bout (Adams & Clarke's surprise return)

5/15/00; Biloxi, MS; Mississippi Coast Coliseum
Monday Nitro:
- Kronik defeated WCW Tag Team Champions Shane Douglas & the Wall (sub. for Buff Bagwell) to win the titles

5/30/00; Boise, ID; Idaho Center
Thunder - 5/31/00:
- Chuck Palumbo & Shawn Stasiak defeated WCW Tag Team Champions Kronik via disqualification to win the titles at 4:54 when Brian Adams hit Palumbo with the Lex Flexer as Bryan Clarke had Stasiak covered; pre-match stipulations stated the titles could change hands on a disqualification; after the bout, Kronik hit the double chokeslam on referee Billy Silverman

Bash at the Beach 00 - 7/9/00; Daytona Beach, FL; Ocean Center
- Kronik defeated WCW Tag Team Champions Shawn Stasiak & Chuck Palumbo to win the titles at 13:36 when Brian Adams pinned Stasiak following a powerbomb / clothesline off the top double team

New Blood Rising - 8/13/00; Vancouver, British Columbia; Pacific Coliseum
- The Great Muta & Vampiro defeated WCW Tag Team Champions Kronik to win the titles

8/14/00; Kelowna, British Columbia; Skyreach Place
Monday Nitro:
- Rey Mysterio Jr. & Juventud Guerrera defeated WCW Tag Team Champions the Great Muta & Vampiro to win the titles

9/25/00; Long Island, NY; Nassau Coliseum
- Sean O'Haire & Mark Jindrak defeated WCW Tag Team Champions Rey Mysterio Jr. & Juventud Guerrera to win the titles

10/9/00; Sydney, Australia
- Chavo Guerrero Jr. & Lash Laroux defeated WCW Tag Team Champions Sean O'Haire & Mark Jindrak to win the titles
- Sean O'Haire & Mark Jindrak defeated WCW Tag Team Champions Chavo Guerrero Jr. & Lash Laroux to win the titles

Millennium Final - 11/16/00; Oberhausen, Germany; Arena
- Alex Wright & Gen. Rection (sub. for Disco Inferno) defeated WCW Tag Team Champions Mark Jindrak & Sean O'Haire to win the titles at 11:26 when Wright pinned Jindrak with a missile dropkick after Rection dropped Jindrak with a jawbreaker; prior to the bout, Wright cut a promo in the aisle in which he said Disco was too injured to compete, then introducing Rection as his new partner; the two then held up the German flag together; after the contest, Wright took the mic and cut a promo on the title win

11/20/00; Augusta, GA; Augusta-Richmond County Civic Center
Monday Nitro:
- Shawn Stasiak & Chuck Palumbo defeated WCW Tag Team Champions Alex Wright & Elix Skipper to win the titles

Mayhem 00 - 11/26/00; Milwaukee, WI; Cellular Arena
- Kevin Nash & Diamond Dallas Page defeated WCW Tag Team Champions Chuck Palumbo & Shawn Stasiak to win the titles

12/4/00; Lincoln, NE
- Shawn Stasiak & Chuck Palumbo defeated WCW Tag Team Champions Diamond Dallas Page & Kevin Nash to win the titles

Starrcade 00 - 12/17/00; Washington DC; MCI Center
- Diamond Dallas Page & Kevin Nash defeated WCW Tag Team Champions Shawn Stasiak & Chuck Palumbo (w/ Mike Sanders) to win the titles at 12:05 when Nash pinned Palumbo with the powerbomb, despite interference late in the match from Mark Jindrak & Sean O'Haire; before the match began, Ric Flair appeared and said if Sanders took one step in the ring then Page & Nash would win the titles automatically; following the bout, Nash took the mic and said "Hey yo ... we got them again"

Sin - 1/14/01; Indianapolis, IN; Conseco Fieldhouse
- Chuck Palumbo & Sean O'Haire defeated WCW Tag Team Champions Kevin Nash & Diamond Dallas Page to win the titles at 11:17 when O'Haire pinned Nash with the Swanton after Buff Bagwell, in disguise, interfered behind the referee's back and struck Nash with a monkey wrench; following the entrances, Mike Sanders, accompanied by Shawn Stasiak, Mark Jindrak, & Reno, came out and said he could make a substitution during the match whenever he wanted; moments later, Ric Flair, accompanied by security, ordered that Sanders and all the other members of the Natural Born Thrillers that weren't wrestling would have to go backstage or they would be fined and suspended; late in the bout, Sanders and Stasiak ran out but were blocked in the aisle by security, with Lex Luger then coming out of the crowd with a chair and attempting to attack Nash; moments later, Page fought with Luger into the crowd, allowing Bagwell to interfere

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