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NWA: Worldwide (07.07.90)

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NWA Worldwide
July 7, 1990

The current NWA Champs were as follows:
World Champion: Ric Flair (5/7/1989)
U.S. Champion: Lex Luger (5/22/1989)
World Tag Team Champions: Doom (5/19/1990)
U.S. Tag Team Champions: Midnight Express (5/19/1990)
World Television Champion: Arn Anderson (1/2/1990)

Sting is ready to find out if Ric Flair really is the man and if he’s all night long. OW!

Your hosts are Tony Schiavone and Dutch Mantel. Finally someone capable of doing color commentary.
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NWA: Worldwide (06.30.90)

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NWA Worldwide
June 30, 1990
Marietta, GA
Cobb County Civic Center

The current NWA Champs were as follows:
World Champion: Ric Flair (5/7/1989)
U.S. Champion: Lex Luger (5/22/1989)
World Tag Team Champions: Doom (5/19/1990)
U.S. Tag Team Champions: Midnight Express (5/19/1990)
World Television Champion: Arn Anderson (1/2/1990)

Ric Flair is *YOUR* NWA world champion and he doesn’t care what Jim Herd’s stipulations are because the bottom line is to be the man, you have to beat the man. WOO!

Sting says he doesn’t want anybody to get ripped off here.

Your hosts are Tony Schiavone and Buddy Landel.
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NWA: Worldwide (06.23.90)

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NWA Worldwide
June 23, 1990

The current NWA Champs were as follows:
World Champion: Ric Flair (5/7/1989)
U.S. Champion: Lex Luger (5/22/1989)
World Tag Team Champions: Doom (5/19/1990)
U.S. Tag Team Champions: Midnight Express (5/19/1990)
World Television Champion: Arn Anderson (1/2/1990)

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NWA: Worldwide (06.16.90)

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NWA Worldwide
June 16, 1990

The current NWA Champs were as follows:
World Champion: Ric Flair (5/7/1989)
U.S. Champion: Lex Luger (5/22/1989)
World Tag Team Champions: Doom (5/19/1990)
U.S. Tag Team Champions: Midnight Express (5/19/1990)
World Television Champion: Arn Anderson (1/2/1990)

Ric Flair is still the NWA world champ and as he has said his whole career: learn to love it because it’s the best thing going today. WOO!

Your hosts are Tony Schiavone & Sting. YES, Sting. He doesn’t want to talk about Ric Flair – he just wants to watch some TV. Read the rest of this entry

WWEClassics on Demand Showcase (08.09)

WWEClassics on Demand Showcase
August 2009

New This Month

  • The Road Warriors (w/Paul Ellering) vs. Doom – (NWA Power Hour, 2/23/90)

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WCW World Tag Team Titles History

Champion Won From Date City/Event
Doom 1/1/1991 [1]
The Freebirds Doom 2/24/1991 WrestleWar
Rick & Scott Steiner The Freebirds 3/9/1991 Power Hour[2]
The Enforcers Rick Steiner & Bill Kazmaier 9/5/1991 Clash 16[3]
Ricky Steamboat & Dustin Rhodes The Enforcers 11/19/1991 Clash 17
Arn Anderson & Bobby Eaton Ricky Steamboat & Dustin Rhodes 1/16/1992 Jacksonville, FL
Rick & Scott Steiner (2) Arn Anderson & Bobby Eaton 5/3/1992 Chicago, IL
Steve Williams & Terry Gordy Rick & Scott Steiner 7/5/1992 Atlanta, GA
Barry Windham & Dustin Rhodes Steve Williams & Terry Gordy 9/21/1992 Saturday Night
Ricky Steamboat & Shane Douglas Barry Windham & Dustin Rhodes 11/18/1992 Clash 21
The Hollywood Blondes Ricky Steamboat & Shane Douglas 3/2/1993 Power Hour
Arn Anderson & Paul Roma The Hollywood Blondes 8/18/1993 Clash 24
The Nasty Boys Arn Anderson & Paul Roma 9/19/1993 Fall Brawl
Marcus Bagwell & Too Cold Scorpio The Nasty Boys 10/4/1993 Saturday Night
The Nasty Boys (2) Marcus Bagwell & Too Cold Scorpio 10/24/1993 Halloween Havoc
Cactus Jack & Kevin Sullivan The Nasty Boys 5/22/1994 Slamboree
Pretty Wonderful Cactus Jack & Kevin Sullivan 7/17/1994 Bash at the Beach
Stars N Stripes Pretty Wonderful 9/25/1994 Saturday Night
Pretty Wonderful (2) Stars N Stripes 10/23/1994 Halloween Havoc
Stars N Stripes (2) Pretty Wonderful 11/16/1994 Clash 29
Harlem Heat Stars N Stripes 12/8/1994 Saturday Night
The Nasty Boys (3) Harlem Heat 5/21/1995 Slamboree
Harlem Heat (2) The Nasty Boys 6/24/1995 Worldwide
Bunkhouse Buck & Dick Slater Harlem Heat 7/22/1995 Saturday Night
Harlem Heat (3) Bunkhouse Buck & Dick Slater 9/17/1995 Fall Brawl
The American Males Harlem Heat 9/18/1995 Monday Nitro
Harlem Heat (4) The American Males 10/28/1995 Saturday Night
Sting & Lex Luger Harlem Heat 1/22/1996 Monday Nitro
Harlem Heat (5) Sting & Lex Luger 6/24/1996 Monday Nitro
Rick & Scott Steiner (3) Harlem Heat 7/24/1996 Cincinnati, OH
Harlem Heat (6) Rick & Scott Steiner 7/27/1996 Dayton, OH
Public Enemy Harlem Heat 9/23/1996 Monday Nitro
Harlem Heat (7) Public Enemy 10/5/1996 Saturday Night
The Outsiders Harlem Heat 10/27/1996 Halloween Havoc
Rick & Scott Steiner (4) Scott Hall & Syxx 10/13/1997 Monday Nitro[4]
The Outsiders (2) Rick & Scott Steiner 1/12/1998 Monday Nitro
Rick & Scott Steiner (5) The Outsiders 2/9/1998 Monday Nitro
The Outsiders (3) Rick & Scott Steiner 2/22/1998 Superbrawl VIII
Sting & The Giant The Outsiders 5/17/1998 Slamboree
Sting & Kevin Nash 6/15/1998 Monday Nitro[5]
The Giant & Scott Hall Sting & Kevin Nash 7/20/1998 Monday Nitro
Rick Steiner The Giant & Scott Steiner 10/25/1998 Halloween Havoc[6]
Barry Windham & Curt Hennig Chris Benoit & Dean Malenko 2/21/1999 Superbrawl IX[7]
Chris Benoit & Dean Malenko Barry Windham & Curt Hennig 3/14/1999 UnCeNSoReD
Rey Mysterio & Billy Kidman Chris Benoit & Dean Malenko 3/29/1999 Monday Nitro
Raven & Perry Saturn Rey Mysterio & Billy Kidman 5/9/1999 Slamboree
Jersey Triad Raven & Perry Saturn 5/31/1999 Monday Nitro
Chris Benoit & Perry Saturn Jersey Triad 6/10/1999 Thunder
Jersey Triad (2) Chris Benoit & Perry Saturn 6/13/1999 Great American Bash
Harlem Heat (8) Jersey Triad 8/14/1999 Road Wild
Barry & Kendall Windham Harlem Heat 8/23/1999 Monday Nitro
Harlem Heat (9) Barry & Kendall Windham 9/12/1999 Fall Brawl
Konnan & Rey Mysterio Harlem Heat 10/18/1999 Monday Nitro
Harlem Heat (10) Konnan & Rey Mysterio 10/24/1999 Halloween Havoc
Konnan & Billy Kidman Harlem Heat 10/25/1999 Monday Nitro
Creative Control Konnan & Billy Kidman 11/22/1999 Monday Nitro
Bret Hart & Bill Goldberg Creative Control 12/6/1999 Monday Nitro
The Outsiders (4) Bret Hart & Bill Goldberg 12/13/1999 Monday Nitro
David Flair & Crowbar Kevin Nash & Scott Steiner 1/3/2000 Monday Nitro[8]
The Mamalukes David Flair & Crowbar 1/19/2000 Monday Nitro
The Harris Brothers (2) The Mamalukes 2/12/2000 Germany
The Mamalukes (2) The Harris Brothers 2/13/2000 Germany
The Harris Brothers (3) The Mamalukes 3/19/2000 UnCeNSoReD[9]
Shane Douglas & Buff Bagwell Ric Flair & Lex Luger 4/16/2000 Spring Stampede[10]
KroniK Shane Douglas & Buff Bagwell 5/15/2000 Monday Nitro
Perfect Event KroniK 5/31/2000 Thunder
KroniK (2) Perfect Event 7/9/2000 Bash at the Beach
Great Muta & Vampiro KroniK 8/13/2000 New Blood Rising
Rey Mysterio & Juventud Guerrera Great Muta & Vampiro 8/14/2000 Monday Nitro[11]
Sean O’Haire & Mark Jindrak 9/25/2000 Monday Nitro[12]
Misfits in Action Sean O’Haire & Mark Jindrak 10/9/2000 Monday Nitro
Sean O’Haire & Mark Jindrak (2) Misfits in Action 10/9/2000 Monday Nitro
Alex Wright & General Rection Sean O’Haire & Mark Jindrak 11/16/2000 Monday Nitro
Perfect Event (2) Alex Wright & General Rection 11/20/2000 Monday Nitro
The Insiders Perfect Event 11/26/2000 Mayhem
Perfect Event (3) The Insiders 12/4/2000 Monday Nitro
The Insiders (2) Perfect Event 12/17/2000 Starrcade
Chuck Palumbo & Sean O’Haire The Insiders 1/14/2001 Sin
In March 2001, WWE buys out WCW and the title becomes defended on WWE programming.
The Undertaker & Kane Chuck Palumbo & Sean O’Haire 8/9/2001 Smackdown!
Booker T & Test The Undertaker & Kane 9/25/2001 Smackdown!
The Hardy Boyz Booker T & Test 10/8/2001 Raw
The Dudley Boyz The Hardy Boyz 10/25/2001 Smackdown![13]

Footnotes:
[1]: When WCW withdrew from the NWA in January 1991, Doom’s NWA world tag team title reign carried over to the first ever WCW world tag title reign.
[2]: The Steiners actually won the titles before WrestleWar in real time, giving the Freebirds a negative title reign.
[3]: After Scott Steiner suffered an injury in June 1991, the titles were vacated. This was a tournament final.
[4]: Syxx is subbing for an injured Kevin Nash.
[5]: When Sting and Giant couldn’t get along, they had a match to determine who would get the tag belts. Sting won the match and chose Kevin Nash as his new partner.
[6]: Rick Steiner won a handicap match against the Giant and Scott Steiner who was subbing for Scott Hall.
[7]: After Rick Steiner was suffered an injury in January 1999, he and partner Kenny Kaos were stripped of the titles. This was a tournament final.
[8]: On the December 27, 1999 Nitro, the Outsiders vacated the titles after Scott Hall sustained an injury. This was a tournament final.
[9]: On April 10, 2000 when Bischoff and Russo joined together to take control of WCW, all the titles were made vacant for the WCW reboot.
[10]: This was a tournament final.
[11]: The titles became vacant when WCW Commissioner Ernest Miller pinned Disco Inferno. Whatever.
[12]: O’Haire & Jindrak won the titles in a six-team battle royal.
[13]: At Survivor Series on 11/18/2001, the titles were retired after being unified with the WWF tag team championship.

Credit goes to: PWI Almanac, wrestling-titles.com, and ProWrestlingHistory.com

NWA World Tag Team Titles History

Champion Won From Date City/Event
Gene &
Ole Anderson
1/29/1975 Raleigh, NC[1]
Wahoo McDaniel & Paul Jones Gene &
Ole Anderson
5/15/1975 Greensboro, NC
Gene &
Ole Anderson (2)
Wahoo McDaniel
& Paul Jones
6/11/1975 Raleigh, NC
Wahoo McDaniel & Rufus R. Jones Gene &
Ole Anderson
1/27/1976 Columbia, SC
Gene &
Ole Anderson (3)
Wahoo McDaniel & Rufus R. Jones 2/3/1976 Raleigh, NC
Mr. Wrestling
& Dino Bravo
Gene &
Ole Anderson
5/5/1976 Raleigh, NC
Gene &
Ole Anderson (4)
Mr. Wrestling
& Dino Bravo
6/28/1976 Greenville, SC
Ric Flair &
Greg Valentine
Gene &
Ole Anderson
12/26/1976 Greensboro, NC
Gene &
Ole Anderson (5)
Ric Flair &
Greg Valentine
5/8/1977 Charlotte, NC
Dusty Rhodes
& Dick Slater
Gene &
Ole Anderson
9/23/1977 Atlanta, GA
Gene &
Ole Anderson (6)
Dusty Rhodes
& Dick Slater
10/14/1977 Atlanta, GA
Ric Flair &
Greg Valentine (2)
Gene &
Ole Anderson
10/30/1977 Greensboro, NC[2]
Paul Jones &
Ricky Steamboat
Masked Superstar
& Ken Patera
4/23/1978 Greensboro, NC[3]
Baron VonRaschke
& Greg Valentine
Paul Jones &
Ricky Steamboat
6/7/1978 Raleigh, NC
Jimmy Snuka &
Paul Orndorff
Baron Von Raschke
& Greg Valentine
12/1978
Baron VonRaschke
& Paul Jones
Jimmy Snuka &
Paul Orndorff
4/28/1979
Ric Flair &
Blackjack Mulligan
Baron Von Raschke
& Paul Jones
8/8/1979 Greensboro, NC
Baron VonRaschke
& Paul Jones (2)
Ric Flair &
Blackjack Mulligan
8/22/1979 Raleigh, NC
Ricky Steamboat &
Jay Youngblood
Baron Von Raschke
& Paul Jones
10/24/1979 Raleigh, NC
Ray Stevens
& Greg Valentine
Ricky Steamboat &
Jay Youngblood
3/29/1980 Charlotte, NC
Ricky Steamboat &
Jay Youngblood
(2)
Ray Stevens &
Greg Valentine
5/10/1980 Greensboro, NC
Ray Stevens &
Jimmy Snuka
Ricky Steamboat &
Jay Youngblood
6/22/1980 Greensboro, NC
Masked Superstar
& Paul Jones
Ray Stevens &
Jimmy Snuka
11/27/1980 Greensboro, NC
Ray Stevens
& Ivan Koloff
Masked Superstar
& Paul Jones
2/22/1981 Greensboro, NC
Masked Superstar
& Paul Jones (2)
Ray Stevens
& Ivan Koloff
3/22/1981 Greensboro, NC
Gene &
Ole Anderson (7)
Masked Superstar
& Paul Jones
5/1/1981 Richmond, VA[4]
Ole Anderson
& Stan Hansen
2/28/1982 Atlanta, GA[5]
Sgt. Slaughter
& Don Kernodle
Giant Baba &
Antonio Inoki
9/12/1982 Japan[6]
Ricky Steamboat &
Jay Youngblood
(3)
Sgt. Slaughter
& Don Kernodle
3/12/1983 Greensboro, NC
Jack & Jerry Brisco Ricky Steamboat
& Jay Youngblood
6/18/1983 Greenville, SC
Ricky Steamboat &
Jay Youngblood
(4)
Jack & Jerry Brisco 10/3/1983 Greenville, SC
Jack &
Jerry Brisco (2)
Ricky Steamboat
& Jay Youngblood
10/21/1983 Richmond, VA
Ricky Steamboat &
Jay Youngblood
(5)
Jack & Jerry Brisco 11/24/1983 Starrcade[7]
Don Kernodle
& Bob Orton Jr.
Jimmy Valiant
& Dory Funk Jr.
1/8/1984 Charlotte, NC[8]
Wahoo McDaniel &
Mark Youngblood
Don Kernodle
& Bob Orton Jr.
3/4/1984 Charlotte, NC
Jack &
Jerry Brisco (3)
Wahoo McDaniel &
Mark Youngblood
4/4/1984 Spartansburg, SC
Wahoo McDaniel
& Mark
Youngblood (2)
Jack & Jerry Brisco 5/5/1984 Greensboro, NC
Don Kernodle
& Ivan Koloff
Wahoo McDaniel
& Mark Youngblood
5/8/1984 Raleigh, NC
Dusty Rhodes &
Manny Fernandez
Don Kernodle
& Ivan Koloff
10/20/1984 Greensboro, NC
Ivan &
Nikita Koloff
Dusty Rhodes &
Manny Fernandez
3/18/1985 Fayetteville, NC[9]
The Rock N Roll Express Ivan Koloff &
Krusher Khrushchev
7/9/1985 Shelby, NC
Ivan &
Nikita Koloff (2)
The Rock N Roll Express 10/13/1985 Charlotte, NC
The Rock N Roll Express (2) Ivan &
Nikita Koloff
11/28/1985 Starrcade
Dennis Condrey &
Bobby Eaton
The Rock N Roll Express 2/2/1986 Superstars on
the Superstation
The Rock N Roll Express (3) Dennis Condrey &
Bobby Eaton
8/16/1986 Atlanta, GA
Manny Fernandez
& Rick Rude
The Rock N Roll Express 12/6/1986 Atlanta, GA
The Rock N Roll Express (4) Manny Fernandez
& Rick Rude
5/26/1987 Spokane, WA
Arn Anderson &
Tully Blanchard
The Rock N Roll Express 9/29/1987 Misenheimer, NC
Barry Windham
& Lex Luger
Arn Anderson &
Tully Blanchard
3/27/1988 Clash of
the Champions
Arn Anderson &
Tully Blanchard (2)
Barry Windham
& Lex Luger
4/20/1988 Jacksonville, FL
Bobby Eaton
& Stan Lane
Arn Anderson &
Tully Blanchard
9/10/1988 Philadelphia, PA
The Road
Warriors
Bobby Eaton
& Stan Lane
10/29/1988 New Orleans,
LA
Mike Rotunda &
Steve Williams
The Road Warriors 4/2/1989 Clash of the
Champions 6
[10]
Michael Hayes &
Jimmy Garvin
Bobby Eaton
& Stan Lane
6/14/1989 Clash of the
Champions 7
[11]
Rick &
Scott Steiner
Michael Hayes &
Jimmy Garvin
11/1/1989 Atlanta, GA
Doom Rick &
Scott Steiner
5/19/1990 Capital Combat
The NWA withdrew from WCW from January 1991 until July 1992.
Terry Gordy & Steve Williams Dustin Rhodes & Barry Windham 7/12/1992 Great
American Bash
[12]
Dustin Rhodes & Barry Windham Terry Gordy &
Steve Williams
10/3/1992 Saturday Night
Ricky Steamboat & Shane Douglas Dustin Rhodes & Barry Windham 11/18/1992 Clash of the
Champions 21
Steve Austin & Brian Pillman Ricky Steamboat & Shane Douglas 3/2/1993 Power Hour
Arn Anderson & Paul Roma Steve Austin & Lord Steven Regal 8/18/1993 Clash of the
Champions 24
[13]
WCW withdraws from the NWA completely in September 1993.
The Rock N Roll Express (5) Dick Murdoch &
Randy Rhodes
4/11/1995 Dallas, TX[14]
The Rock N Roll Express (6) PG-13 7/3/1995 Memphis, TN[15]
Tarzan Goto &
Mr. Gannosuke
Cactus Jack &
Tiger Jeet Singh
12/9/1995 Japan[16]
Pat &
CW Anderson
The Fantastics 9/14/1996 Goldston, NC[17]
The Rock N Roll Express (7) 1/12/1998 Raw is War[18]
The Headbangers The Rock N Roll Express 2/17/1998 Raw is War[19]
Bob Holly &
Bart Gunn
The Headbangers 3/30/1998 Raw is War
The Border Patrol Bob Holly &
Bart Gunn
8/14/1998 Greenville, NC
Barry Windham & Tully Blanchard The Border Patrol 9/12/1998 Lincolnton, NC
The Border Patrol (2) Barry Windham & Tully Blanchard 10/10/1998 Cameron, NC
Erich Sbraccia & Knuckles Nelson The Border Patrol 10/24/1998 Cherry Hill, NJ[20]
Knuckles Nelson & Rick Fuller Kit Carson &
Khris Germany
6/10/1999 Dallas, TX[21]
Public Enemy Knuckles Nelson & Rick Fuller 6/17/1999 Boston, MA
Knuckles Nelson & Dukes Dalton Public Enemy 6/19/1999 Dorchester, MA
Kit Carson &
Khris Germany
Knuckles Nelson &
Dukes Dalton
9/25/1999 Charlotte, NC
Kevin Northcutt & Jimmy James Kit Carson &
Khris Germany
11/26/1999 N.Richland Hills,
TX
Kit Carson &
Khris Germany (2)
Kevin Northcutt & Jimmy James 12/17/1999 N.Richland Hills,
TX
Curtis Thompson
& Drake Dawson
Kit Carson &
Khris Germany
3/4/2000 Cornelia, GA
Reno Riggins &
Steven Dunn
Curtis Thompson &
Drake Dawson
4/7/2000 Saudi Arabia
The Rock N Roll Express (8) Steven Dunn &
Jackie Fulton
4/12/2000 South Korea[22]
LA Stephens &
Big Bubba Bain
The Rock N Roll Express 4/17/2000 South Korea
Curtis Thompson
& Drake Dawson
(2)
LA Stephens &
Big Bubba Bain
4/19/2000 Japan
David Young &
Rick Michaels
Curtis Thompson
& Jeff Justice
8/15/2000 Tampa, FL[23]
Joey Matthews & Christian York David Young &
Rick Michaels
2/3/2001 Nashville, TN
David Young
& Rick Michaels (2)
Joey Matthews &
Christian York
2/17/2001 Cornelia, GA
David Flair &
Dan Factor
David Young
& Rick Michaels
3/22/2001 Athens, GA
David Young
& Rick Michaels (3)
David Flair &
Dan Factor
3/23/2001 Toccoa, GA
Chris Nelson &
Vito DeNucci
David Young
& Rick Michaels
4/24/2001 Tampa, FL
Glacier &
Jason Sugarman
Chris Nelson &
Vito DeNucci
12/28/2001 Deland, FL
Chris Nelson &
Vito DeNucci (2)
Glacier &
Jason Sugarman
12/29/2001 Live Oak, FL
Tim Renesto
& Jeff Daniels
Chris Nelson &
Vito DeNucci
1/26/2002 Columbia, TN
Chris Nelson &
Vito DeNucci (3)
Tim Renesto
& Jeff Daniels
4/17/2002 Winter
Haven, FL
Mike &
Todd Shane
Chris Nelson &
Vito DeNucci
6/8/2002 Peru[24]
The NWA world tag belts become exclusive to TNA.
AJ Styles
& Jerry Lynn
The
Rainbow Express
7/3/2002 TNA PPV #3[25]
America’s
Most Wanted
Brian Lee
& Ron Harris
9/18/2002 TNA
PPV #12[26]
Brian Lee & Slash America’s
Most Wanted
11/13/2002 TNA PPV #20
America’s
Most Wanted (2)
Brian Lee & Slash 1/8/2003 TNA PPV #26
Triple X America’s
Most Wanted
1/22/2003 TNA
PPV #28[27]
Triple X (2) America’s
Most Wanted
3/12/2003 TNA PPV #35
Jerry Lynn &
Amazing Red
Triple X 4/16/2003 TNA PPV #40
Triple X (3) Jerry Lynn &
Amazing Red
5/7/2003 TNA PPV #43
America’s
Most Wanted (3)
Triple X 6/25/2003 TNA PPV #50
Simon Diamond & Johnny Swinger America’s
Most Wanted
8/27/2003 TNA PPV #59
3 Live Kru Simon Diamond,
Johnny Swinger &
Glenn Gilberti
11/26/2003 TNA
PPV #71[28]
Kevin Northcutt
& Joe Legend
3 Live Kru 1/28/2004 TNA PPV #78
AJ Styles & Abyss Kevin Northcutt
& Joe Legend
2/4/2004 TNA
PPV #79[29]
Kid Kash & Dallas Triple X 4/7/2004 TNA
PPV #88[30]
D’Lo Brown &
Apolo
Kid Kash & Dallas 4/14/2004 TNA PPV #89
Kid Kash & Dallas
(2)
D’Lo Brown &
Apolo
4/21/2004 TNA PPV #90
America’s
Most Wanted (4)
Kid Kash & Dallas 6/3/2004 iMPACT![31]
The Naturals America’s
Most Wanted
7/7/2004 TNA PPV #101
Chris Harris
& Elix Skipper
The Naturals 9/8/2004 TNA PPV #110
Christopher Daniels & James Storm Chris Harris & Elix Skipper 9/21/2004 iMPACT![32]
Team Canada Christopher Daniels & James Storm 10/12/2004 iMPACT![33]
3 Live Kru (2) Team Canada 11/7/2004 Victory Road[34]
Team Canada (2) 3 Live Kru 12/5/2004 Turning Point
America’s Most Wanted (5) Team Canada 1/16/2005 Final Resolution
The Naturals (2) America’s Most Wanted 4/26/2005 iMPACT![35]
The Naturals (3) Eric Young & Cassidy Riley 10/9/2005 Nashville, TN[36]
America’s
Most Wanted (6)
The Naturals 10/11/2005 iMPACT![37]
AJ Styles &
Christopher Daniels
America’s
Most Wanted
6/18/2006 Slammiversary
The LAX AJ Styles &
Christopher Daniels
8/21/2006 iMPACT![38]
AJ Styles &
Christopher Daniels (2)
The LAX 9/24/2006 No Surrender
The LAX (2) AJ Styles &
Christopher Daniels
10/22/2006 Bound for Glory
Team 3D The LAX 4/15/2007 Lockdown
The NWA cuts all ties with TNA on May 13, 2007.
Karl Anderson
& Joey Ryan
Billy Kidman &
Sean Waltman
7/8/2007 McAllen, TX[39]
Phoenix Star
& Zokre
Karl Anderson
& Joey Ryan
2/10/2008 Las Vegas, NV
Rasche Brown &Keith Walker Phoenix Star
& Zokre
10/4/2008 Robstown, TX

Footnotes:
[1]: Gene & Ole Anderson were announced on television as having won a tournament in California to become the NWA World tag team champions.
[2]: Ric Flair & Greg Valentine were stripped of the belts for continually ending their matches via disqualification.
[3]: This was a tournament final.
[4]: In December 1981, Gene Anderson was legitimately injured. Therefore, the titles were vacated.
[5]: This was a tournament final. Ole Anderson & Stan Hansen would be stripped of the belts in September 1982.
[6]: This was a tournament final.
[7]: The titles were vacated once Ricky Steamboat announced his retirement from wrestling. Therefore, a tournament was started.
[8]: This was a tournament final.
[9]: The “Freebird” rule was put into effect where fellow Russian comrade Krusher Khrushchev could also defend the titles along with either Ivan or Nikita.
[10]: After attacking NWA referee Nikita Koloff at Wrestle War in May, Rotunda and Williams were stripped of the belts and a tournament was started.
[11]: This was a tournament final.
[12]: The NWA world tag titles were reinstated. Therefore, a tournament was started and this match was the finals. At the time, Williams and Gordy were also the WCW world tag team champions, which merged the two together.
[13]: Lord Steven Regal was allowed to substitute for the injured Brian Pillman.
[14]: This was a tournament final.
[15]: The titles were held up in a RNR Express vs. PG-13 match on June 26, 1995. This was the rematch to settle the dispute. Later on between September and October, the titles were once again vacated.
[16]: This was a tournament final.
[17]: This was a match held to crown new champions after Gannosuke & Goto vacated the title a month earlier. The title was vacated again in August 1997.
[18]: The Rock N Roll Express were awarded the titles on WWF Raw is War.
[19]: This was the first time a rival NWA title changed hands on a WWF program.
[20]: This was a four-way match which also included Kit Carson & Khris Germany and Tully Blanchard & Tom Pritchard.The titles were held up on March 3, 1999 when they no-showed a title defense due to inclement weather.
[21]: This was a match to decide new NWA world tag team champions.
[22]: Jackie Fulton substituted for an injured Reno Riggins.
[23]: Jeff Justice was substituting for Drake Dawson.
[24]: When the NWA and TNA joined together, the titles were vacated on June 28, 2002.
[25]: This was a tournament final. The belts were vacated on August 14, 2002 after double-pin situation in a match against Jeff Jarrett & Ron Killings.
[26]: Chris Harris and Brian Lee were the last two men in the ring at the end of a 20-man ‘Gauntlet for the Gold’ match, which meant their respective teams would square off for the vacant tag titles later that same night.
[27]: Triple X took advantage of the “Freebird” rule where Christopher Daniels, Elix Skipper or Low-Ki could defend the titles along with another member of their team.
[28]: 3 Live Kru also took advantage of the “Freebird” rule where BG James, Konnan or Ron Killings could defend the titles along with another member of their team.
[29]: Vince Russo stripped AJ Styles and Abyss of the titles on March 3, 2004 for failure to defend the titles.
[30]: This was a tournament final.
[31]: Match aired on TV June 4, 2004.
[32]: Match aired on TV September 24, 2004.
[33]: Match aired on TV October 15, 2004.
[34]: With the 3 Live Kru’s title victory, the “Freebird” Rule for the team goes back into effect for them.
[35]: Match aired on TV April 29, 2005. The title was held up on October 5, 2005 after a match against Eric Young and Cassidy Riley at the NWA 57th Anniversary show in Springfield, TN.
[36]: This was the rematch to settle the dispute.
[37]: Match aired on TV October 22, 2005.
[38]: Match aired on TV August 24, 2006.
[39]: This match also included Incognito and Sicodelico Jr. to determine who would capture the vacated NWA world tag team titles.

Credit goes to: PWI Almanac, wrestling-titles.com, and ProWrestlingHistory.com

Superbrawl I

WCW Superbrawl I: Return from the Rising Sun
May 19, 1991
St. Petersburg, FL
Bayfront Center

The current WCW Champs were as follows:
World Champion: Ric Flair (1/11/1991)
U.S. Champion: Lex Luger (12/16/1990)
World Television Champion: Arn Anderson (1/14/1991)
World Tag Team Champions: Rick & Scott Steiner (2/20/1991)
U.S. Tag Team Champions: Vacant (2/20/1991)
World Six-Man Tag Team Champions: Tommy Rich, Ricky Morton & Junkyard Dog (2/17/1991)

Before we get started, my Turner Home Entertainment tape has thrown out five matches from this twelve match card.

  • Danny Spivey pinned Ricky Morton (3:11) after a powerbomb.
  • Nikita Koloff pinned Tommy Rich (4:07) with the Russian sickle.
  • Dustin Rhodes pinned Terrance Taylor (8:05) after some interference from Mr. Hughes backfired.
  • Big Josh pinned Black Bart (3:46) after a seated senton.
  • Oz pinned Tim Parker (0:26) with a helicopter slam.
    Credit goes to ProWrestlingHistory.com

Your hosts are JR & Dusty! This would be Dusty’s last PPV as a color man until Starrcade ’95, which is a good break for all of us. Read the rest of this entry

Wrestle War 1991

Wrestle War ’91
February 24, 1991
Phoenix, Arizona
Memorial Coliseum

With my Turner Home Entertainment version, it means there’s some matches edited out, so just to show you that you aren’t missing anything, here’s what you missed! Thank you, ProWrestlingHistory.com!

– Ultraman and Eddie Guerrero defeated Rudy Boy and Huichol (7:39) when Guerrero pinned Rudy
– Itsuki Yamazaki (from the JUMPING BOMB ANGELS!) and Mami Kitimura defeated Miki Handa and Miss A (Dynamite Kansai) (6:47) when Yamazaki pinned Miss A
– The Wild Eyed Southern Boys (Tracey Smothers and Steve Armstrong) defeated The Royal Family (Rip Morgan and Jack Victory) (12:05) when Smothers pinned Morgan.
– Terry Taylor pinned Tom Zenk (10:59) in a “no DQ” match.

Ok, here we go.

Your hosts are JR & Dusty! Read the rest of this entry

Clash of the Champions #14 (01.91)

WCW Clash of the Champions XIV: Dixie Dynamite
January 30, 1991
Gainesville, GA
Georgia Mountains Center

The current NWA Champs were as follows:
World Champion: Ric Flair (1/11/1991)
U.S. Champion: Lex Luger (12/16/1990)
World Tag Team Champions: Doom (5/19/1990)
U.S. Tag Team Champions: Rick & Scott Steiner (8/24/1990)
World Television Champion: Arn Anderson (1/14/1991)

Your hosts are JR & Dusty Rhodes! He’s live and in public, if you will. Read the rest of this entry

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