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TEN YEARS AFTER: WWE No Way Out 2007

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WWE: No Way Out
February 18, 2007
Los Angeles, CA
Staples Center

The current Smackdown champions are as follows:
World Heavyweight Champion: Batista (11/26/2006)
WWE United States Champion: Chris Benoit (10/13/2006)
WWE Tag Team Champions: Paul London & Brian Kendrick (5/21/2006)
WWE Cruiserweight Champion: Gregory Helms (1/29/2006)

Your hosts are a sickly Michael Cole and a drunken JBL.
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TEN YEARS AFTER: WWE Friday Night Smackdown (02.16.07)

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WWE: Friday Night Smackdown
February 16, 2007
Seattle, WA
Key Arena

The current Smackdown champions are as follows:
World Heavyweight Champion: Batista (11/26/2006)
WWE United States Champion: Chris Benoit (10/13/2006)
WWE Tag Team Champions: Paul London & Brian Kendrick (5/21/2006)
WWE Cruiserweight Champion: Gregory Helms (1/29/2006)

NOTE: This is the WWE Network version so you can all follow along.

TONIGHT: On the go-home show for No Way Out, RAW invades Smackdown as John Cena, Shawn Michaels, Edge, and Randy Orton are all here! While Cena and Michaels battle Mr. Kennedy and MVP, Edge and Randy Orton will face the Undertaker and Batista!

Your hosts are Michael Cole and JBL. Read the rest of this entry

WWE: The Attitude Era DVD Review (Disc Three)

WWE: The Attitude Era 3-Disc Set DVD Review
Released: November 20, 2012

DISC THREE: Read the rest of this entry

WWF: Raw is War (05.19.97)

WWF: Raw is War
May 19, 1997
Mobile, AL
Mobile Civic Center

The current WWF champs were as follows:
World Champion: The Undertaker (3/23/1997)
Intercontinental Champion: Owen Hart (4/28/1997)

European Champion: Davey Boy Smith (3/3/1997)
World Tag Team Champions: Owen Hart & Davey Boy Smith (9/22/1996)

Your hosts are Jim Ross and Jerry Lawler. Read the rest of this entry

WWF RAW 2/22/1993

World Wrestling Federation presents RAW 2-22-1993
From: Manhattan Center, New York City Read the rest of this entry

The 100 Greatest WWE Matches of the Decade: 2000

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It’s hard to believe that time has flown so quickly, but ladies and gentlemen we have come to the end of another decade. It feels like we just celebrated a new millennium too. Read the rest of this entry

WWE Cruiserweight Title History

Champion Won From Date City/Event
Taka Michinoku Brian Christopher 12/7/1997 IYH:
D-Generation X[1]
Christian Cage Taka Michinoku 10/18/1998 Judgment Day
Gillberg Christian Cage 11/17/1998 Raw is War
Essa Rios Gillberg 2/13/2000 HeAt
Dean Malenko Essa Rios 3/13/2000 Raw is War
Scotty 2 Hotty Dean Malenko 4/17/2000 Raw is War
Dean Malenko (2) Scotty 2 Hotty 4/27/2000 Smackdown
Crash Holly Dean Malenko 3/13/2001 HeAt
Jerry Lynn Crash Holly 4/29/2001 HeAt
Jeff Hardy Jerry Lynn 6/7/2001 Smackdown!
X-Pac Jeff Hardy 6/25/2001 Raw is War
Tajiri X-Pac 8/6/2001 Raw is War
X-Pac (2) Tajiri 8/19/2001 SummerSlam
Billy Kidman X-Pac 10/11/2001 Smackdown!
Tajiri (2) Billy Kidman 10/22/2001 Raw[2]
Billy Kidman (2) Tajiri 4/4/2002 Smackdown!
Tajiri (3) Billy Kidman 4/21/2002 Backlash
The Hurricane Tajiri 5/16/2002 Smackdown![3]
Jamie Noble The Hurricane 6/23/2002 King of the Ring
Billy Kidman (3) Jamie Noble 11/17/2002 Survivor Series
Matt Hardy Billy Kidman 2/23/2003 No Way Out
Rey Mysterio Matt Hardy 6/3/2003 Smackdown!
Tajiri (4) Rey Mysterio 9/25/2003 Smackdown!
Rey Mysterio (2) Tajiri 1/1/2004 Smackdown!
Chavo Guerrero Rey Mysterio 2/15/2004 No Way Out
Jacqueline Chavo Guerrero 5/6/2004 Smackdown
Chavo Guerrero
(2)
Jacqueline 5/16/2004 Judgment Day
Chavo Classic Chavo Guerrero 5/20/2004 Smackdown![4]
Rey Mysterio (3) Chavo Classic 6/17/2004 Smackdown!
Spike Dudley Rey Mysterio 7/29/2004 Smackdown!
Funaki Spike Dudley 12/12/2004 Armageddon
Chavo Guerrero
(3)
Funaki 2/20/2005 No Way Out[5]
Paul London Chavo Guerrero 3/31/2005 Smackdown![6]
Nunzio Paul London 8/6/2005 Velocity
Juventud Nunzio 10/9/2005 No Mercy
Nunzio (2) Juventud 11/15/2005 Rome, Italy
Juventud (2) Nunzio 11/25/2005 Smackdown!
Kid Kash Juventud 12/18/2005 Armageddon
Gregory Helms (2) Kid Kash 1/29/2006 Royal Rumble[7]
Chavo Guerrero
(4)
Gregory Helms 2/18/2007 No Way Out[8]
Hornswoggle Chavo Guerrero 7/22/2007 Great
American Bash[9]

Footnotes:
[1]: This was a tournament final.
[2]: After Survivor Series, the WWF Light Heavyweight title would be abandoned, as the WCW Cruiserweight title becomes adopted by the WWF. After the draft on March 25, 2002, the title becomes exclusive to Smackdown.
[3]: This was a triple-threat match which also involved Billy Kidman.
[4]: This was a triple-threat match which also featured Spike Dudley.
[5]: This was a six-man Cruiserweight Open which also involved Paul London, Akio, Shannon Moore and Spike Dudley.
[6]: London won an eight-man battle royal to win the title.
[7]: This was a six-man Cruiserweight Open which also featured Funaki, Jamie Noble, Nunzio and Paul London. Helms, who was part of the Raw roster, moved to Smackdown after winning the title.
[8]: This was an 8-man Cruiserweight Open which also involved Daivari, Shannon Moore, Funaki, Jamie Noble, Jimmy Wang Yang and Scotty 2 Hotty.
[9]: On September 28, 2007, SmackDown General Manager Vickie Guerrero stated that Hornswaggle’s status as Mr. McMahon’s (kayfabe) son and his dimunitive stature would eventually jeopardize his well-being. On March 4, 2008, the WWE put the title on the retired section with the other past titles.

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

WWE Tag Team Titles History (SD!)

Champion Won From Date City/Event
Kurt Angle & Chris Benoit Rey Mysterio & Edge 10/20/2002 No Mercy[1]
Edge & Rey Mysterio Kurt Angle & Chris Benoit 11/7/2002 Smackdown!
Los Guerreros Edge & Rey Mysterio 11/17/2002 Survivor Series[2]
Benjamin & Haas Los Guerreros 2/6/2003 Smackdown!
Eddie Guerrero & Tajiri Benjamin & Haas 5/18/2003 Judgment Day[3]
Benjamin & Haas (2) Eddie Guerrero & Tajiri 7/3/2003 Smackdown!
Los Guerreros (2) Benjamin & Haas 9/18/2003 Smackdown!
Basham Brothers Los Guerreros 10/23/2003 Smackdown!
Rikishi & Scotty 2 Hotty Basham Brothers 2/5/2004 Smackdown!
Charlie Haas & Rico Rikishi & Scotty 2 Hotty 4/22/2004 Smackdown!
The Dudley Boyz Charlie Haas & Rico 6/17/2004 Smackdown!
Billy Kidman & Paul London The Dudley Boyz 7/8/2004 Smackdown!
Kenzo Suzuki & Rene Dupree Billy Kidman & Paul London 9/9/2004 Smackdown!
Rob Van Dam & Rey Mysterio Kenzo Suzuki & Rene Dupree 12/9/2004 Smackdown!
Basham Brothers (2) Rob Van Dam & Rey Mysterio 1/13/2005 Smackdown![4]
Rey Mysterio & Eddie Guerrero Basham Brothers 2/20/2005 Smackdown!
MNM Rey Mysterio & Eddie Guerrero 4/21/2005 Smackdown!
Animal & Heidenreich MNM 7/25/2005 Great American Bash
MNM (2) Animal & Heidenreich 10/28/2005 Smackdown![5]
Batista & Rey Mysterio MNM 12/16/2005 Smackdown!
MNM (3) Batista & Rey Mysterio 12/30/2005 Smackdown!
Brian Kendrick & Paul London MNM 5/21/2006 Judgment Day
Deuce & Domino Brian Kendrick & Paul London 4/20/2007 Smackdown!
MVP & Matt Hardy Deuce & Domino 8/31/2007 Smackdown!
The Miz & John Morrison MVP & Matt Hardy 11/16/2007 Smackdown![6]
Curt Hawkins & Zach Ryder The Miz & John Morrison 7/20/2008 Great American Bash[7]
Carlito & Primo Colon Curt Hawkins & Zach Ryder 9/26/2008 Smackdown![8]

Footnotes:
[1]: To give the Smackdown show tag titles exclusive to their brand, a tournament was started and this was the finals.
[2]: This was a triple-threat tag team match which also included Chris Benoit & Kurt Angle.
[3]: Tajiri was a replacement for Eddie’s injured partner Chavo Guerrero.
[4]: This was a four-team elimination match which also included the teams of Mark Jindrak & Luther Reigns and Booker T & Eddie Guerrero.
[5]: This was a four-way match which also featured the Mexicools and Paul Burchill & William Regal.
[6]: With Morrison a part of ECW and Miz a part of Smackdown, the tag belts were shared on both shows.
[7]: This was a fatal-four way tag match which also included Jesse & Festus and Finlay & Hornswaggle. Since both Hawkins & Ryder are a part of Smackdown, the belts returned to being exclusively defended on Smackdown.
[8]: At WrestleMania XXV on April 5, 2009, Carlito & Primo Colon defeated The Miz and John Morrison to unify Smackdown’s WWE tag team championship with Raw’s World tag team championship.

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

WWE World Tag Team Titles History (Raw)

Champion Won From Date City/Event
Luke Graham &
Tarzan Tyler
Dick the Bruiser
& The Sheik
6/3/1971 New Orleans, LA[1]
Karl Gotch &
Rene Goulet
Luke Graham &
Tarzan Tyler
12/6/1971 New York, NY
Baron Mikel
Scicluna &
King Curtis
Karl Gotch &
Rene Goulet
2/1/1972 Philadelphia, PA
Chief Jay
Strongbow &
Sonny King
Baron Mikel
Scicluna &
King Curtis
5/22/1972 New York, NY
Professor Tanaka
& Mr. Fuji
Chief Jay
Strongbow &
Sonny King
6/27/1972 Philadelphia, PA
Tony Garea &
Haystacks Calhoun
Professor Tanaka
& Mr. Fuji
5/30/1973 Hamburg, PA
Professor Tanaka
& Mr. Fuji (2)
Tony Garea &
Haystacks Calhoun
9/11/1973 Philadelphia, PA
Tony Garea &
Dean Ho
Professor Tanaka
& Mr. Fuji
11/14/1973 Hamburg, PA
Jimmy & Johnny
Valiant
Tony Garea &
Dean Ho
5/8/1974 Hamburg, PA
Victor Rivera &
Dominic DeNucci
Jimmy & Johnny
Valiant
5/13/1975 Philadelphia, PA[2]
The Blackjacks Pat Barrett &
Dominic DeNucci
8/26/1975 Philadelphia, PA
Tony Parisi &
Louis Cerdan
The Blackjacks 11/8/1975 Philadelphia, PA
The Executioners Tony Parisi &
Louis Cerdan
5/11/1976 Philadelphia, PA[3]
Chief Jay
Strongbow &
Billy White Wolf
12/7/1976 Philadelphia, PA[4]
Professor Tanaka
& Mr. Fuji (3)
Tony Garea &
Larry Zbyszko
9/27/1977 Philadelphia, PA[5]
Dominic DeNucci
& Dino Bravo
Professor Tanaka
& Mr. Fuji
3/14/1978 Philadelphia, PA
The Yukon
Lumberjacks
Dominic DeNucci &
Dino Bravo
6/26/1978 New York, NY
Tony Garea &
Larry Zbyszko
The Yukon
Lumberjacks
11/21/1978 Allentown, PA
Johnny &
Jerry Valiant
Tony Garea &
Larry Zbyszko
3/6/1979 Allentown, PA
Ivan Putski &
Tito Santana
Johnny &
Jerry Valiant
10/22/1979 New York, NY
The Samoans Ivan Putski &
Tito Santana
4/12/1980 Philadelphia, PA
Bob Backlund &
Pedro Morales
The Samoans 8/9/1980 New York, NY[6]
The Samoans (2) Tony Garea &
Rene Goulet
9/9/1980 Allentown, PA[7]
Tony Garea &
Rick Martel
The Samoans 11/8/1980 Philadelphia, PA
The Moondogs Tony Garea &
Rick Martel
3/17/1981 Allentown, PA
Tony Garea &
Rick Martel (2)
The Moondogs 7/21/1981 Allentown, PA
Mr. Fuji &
Mr. Saito
Tony Garea &
Rick Martel
10/13/1981 Allentown, PA
Jules & Chief
Jay Strongbow
Mr. Fuji &
Mr. Saito
6/28/1982 New York, NY
Mr. Fuji &
Mr. Saito (2)
Jules & Chief
Jay Strongbow
7/13/1982 Allentown, PA
Jules & Chief Jay
Strongbow (2)
Mr. Fuji &
Mr. Saito
10/26/1982 Allentown, PA
The Samoans (3) Jules & Chief Jay
Strongbow
3/8/1983 Allentown, PA
Tony Atlas &
Rocky Johnson
The Samoans 11/15/1983 Allentown, PA
Adrian Adonis &
Dick Murdoch
Tony Atlas &
Rocky Johnson
4/17/1984 Hamburg, PA
Mike Rotundo &
Barry Windham
Adrian Adonis &
Dick Murdoch
1/21/1985 Hartford, CT
Iron Sheik &
Nikolai Volkoff
Mike Rotundo &
Barry Windham
3/31/1985 WrestleMania
Mike Rotundo &
Barry Windham
(2)
Iron Sheik &
Nikolai Volkoff
6/17/1985 Poughkeepsie, NY
Brutus Beefcake
& Greg
Valentine
Mike Rotundo &
Barry Windham
8/24/1985 Philadelphia, PA
The British
Bulldogs
Brutus Beefcake
& Greg
Valentine
4/7/1986 WrestleMania 2
The Hart
Foundation
The British
Bulldogs
1/26/1987 Superstars
Strike Force The Hart
Foundation
10/27/1987 Superstars
Demolition Strike Force 3/27/1988 WrestleMania IV
The Brain
Busters
Demolition 7/13/1989 SNME #22
Demolition (2) The Brain
Busters
10/2/1989 Superstars
Andre the Giant
& Haku
Demolition 12/13/1989 Superstars
Demolition (3) Andre the Giant
& Haku
4/1/1990 WrestleMania VI
The Hart
Foundation (2)
Demolition 8/27/1990 SummerSlam
The Nasty Boys The Hart
Foundation
3/24/1991 WrestleMania VII
The Legion
of Doom
The Nasty Boys 8/26/1991 SummerSlam
Money Inc. The Legion
of Doom
2/7/1992 Denver, CO
The Natural
Disasters
Money Inc. 7/20/1992 Prime Time
Wrestling
Money Inc. (2) The Natural
Disasters
10/13/1992 Wrestling Challenge
The Steiner
Brothers
Money Inc. 6/14/1993 Wrestling Challenge
Money Inc. (3) The Steiner
Brothers
6/16/1993 Rockford, IL
The Steiner
Brothers (2)
Money Inc. 6/19/1993 St. Louis, MO
The Quebecers The Steiner
Brothers
9/13/1993 Monday Night Raw
Marty Jannetty
& 1-2-3 Kid
The Quebecers 1/10/1994 Monday Night Raw
The Quebecers
(2)
Marty Jannetty
& 1-2-3 Kid
1/17/1994 New York, NY
Men on a Mission The Quebecers 3/29/1994 London, England
The Quebecers
(3)
Men on a
Mission
3/31/1994 Sheffield, England
The Headshrinkers The Quebecers 4/26/1994 Monday Night Raw
Diesel &
Shawn Michaels
The Headshrinkers 8/28/1994 Indianapolis, IN[8]
1-2-3 Kid &
Bob Holly
Bam Bam
Bigelow
& Tatanka
1/22/1995 Royal Rumble[9]
The Smokin’
Gunns
1-2-3 Kid &
Bob Holly
1/23/1995 Monday Night Raw
Owen Hart &
Yokozuna
The Smokin’
Gunns
4/2/1995 WrestleMania XI
Diesel &
Shawn Michaels
(2)
Owen Hart &
Yokozuna
9/24/1995 IYH #3
Owen Hart &
Yokozuna (2)
9/25/1995 Monday Night Raw
[10]
The Smokin’
Gunns (2)
Owen Hart &
Yokozuna
9/25/1995 Monday Night Raw
[11]
The Body Donnas The Godwinns 3/31/1996 WrestleMania XII:
Free For All
[12]
The Godwinns The Body Donnas 5/19/1996 New York, NY
The Smokin’
Gunns (3)
The Godwinns 5/26/1996 IYH: Beware of Dog
Owen Hart &
Davey Boy Smith
The Smokin’
Gunns
9/22/1996 IYH: Mind Games
Shawn Michaels
& Steve Austin
Owen Hart &
Davey Boy Smith
5/26/1997 Raw is War
Steve Austin
&Dude Love
Owen Hart &
Davey Boy Smith
7/14/1997 Raw is War[13]
The Headbangers Owen Hart &
Davey Boy Smith
9/7/1997 IYH: Ground Zero[14]
The Godwinns (2) The Headbangers 10/5/1997 IYH: Badd Blood
The Legion
of Doom (2)
The Godwinns 10/7/1997 Raw is War
The New Age
Outlaws
The Legion
of Doom
11/24/1997 Raw is War
Cactus Jack &
Chainsaw Charlie
The New Age
Outlaws
3/29/1998 WrestleMania XIV
The New Age
Outlaws (2)
Cactus Jack &
Chainsaw Charlie
3/30/1998 Raw is War
Kane & Mankind The New Age
Outlaws
7/13/1998 Raw is War
Steve Austin &
The Undertaker
Kane & Mankind 7/26/1998 Fully Loaded
Kane & Mankind (2) Steve Austin &
The Undertaker
8/10/1998 Raw is War[15]
The New Age
Outlaws (3)
Mankind 8/30/1998 SummerSlam[16]
Big Bossman &
Ken Shamrock
The New Age
Outlaws
12/14/1998 Raw is War
Owen Hart &
Jeff Jarrett
Big Bossman &
Ken Shamrock
1/25/1999 Raw is War
X-Pac & Kane Owen Hart &
Jeff Jarrett
3/30/1999 Raw is War
The Acolytes X-Pac & Kane 5/31/1999 Raw is War
The Hardy Boyz The Acolytes 6/29/1999 Raw is War
The Acolytes (2) The Hardy Boyz 7/25/1999 Fully Loaded[17]
X-Pac & Kane (2) The Acolytes 8/9/1999 Raw is War
The Undertaker
& Big Show
X-Pac & Kane 8/22/1999 SummerSlam
Rock N Sock
Connection
The Undertaker
& Big Show
8/30/1999 Raw is War
The Undertaker
& Big Show (2)
Rock N Sock
Connection
9/9/1999 Smackdown!
Rock N Sock
Connection (2)
The Undertaker
& Big Show
9/20/1999 Raw is War[18]
The New Age
Outlaws (4)
Rock N Sock
Connection
9/23/1999 Smackdown!
Rock N Sock
Connection (3)
The New Age
Outlaws
10/14/1999 Smackdown!
Hardcore &
Crash Holly
Rock N Sock
Connection
10/18/1999 Raw is War[19]
Mankind &
Al Snow
Hardcore &
Crash Holly
11/4/1999 Smackdown!
The New Age
Outlaws (5)
Mankind &
Al Snow
11/8/1999 Raw is War
The Dudley Boyz The New Age
Outlaws
2/27/2000 No Way Out
Edge & Christian The Dudley Boyz 4/2/2000 WrestleMania 2000[20]
Too Cool Edge & Christian 5/29/2000 Raw is War
Edge & Christian (2) Too Cool 6/25/2000 King of the Ring[21]
The Hardy Boyz (2) Edge & Christian 9/24/2000 Unforgiven
Edge & Christian (3) The Hardy Boyz 10/22/2000 No Mercy[22]
The Hardy Boyz (3) Edge & Christian 10/23/2000 Raw is War
Bull Buchanan &
The Goodfather
The Hardy Boyz 11/6/2000 Raw is War
Edge & Christian (4) Bull Buchanan &
The Goodfather
12/10/2000 Armageddon[23]
The Rock &
The Undertaker
Edge & Christian 12/18/2000 Raw is War
Edge & Christian (5) The Rock &
The Undertaker
12/21/2000 Smackdown![24]
The Dudley Boyz (2) Edge & Christian 1/21/2001 Royal Rumble
The Hardy Boyz (4) The Dudley Boyz 3/5/2001 Raw is War
Edge & Christian (6) The Hardy Boyz 3/19/2001 Raw is War
The Dudley Boyz (3) Edge & Christian 3/19/2001 Raw is War
Edge & Christian (7) The Dudley Boyz 4/1/2001 WrestleMania X-7[25]
The Undertaker
& Kane
Edge & Christian 4/19/2001 Smackdown!
Steve Austin
& Triple H
The Undertaker
& Kane
4/29/2001 Backlash
Chris Benoit
& Chris Jericho
Steve Austin
& Triple H
5/21/2001 Raw is War
The Dudley Boyz (4) Chris Benoit
& Chris Jericho
6/21/2001 Smackdown!
The APA (3) The Dudley Boyz 7/9/2001 Raw is War
DDP & Kanyon The APA 8/9/2001 Smackdown!
The Undertaker
& Kane (2)
DDP & Kanyon 8/19/2001 SummerSlam
The Dudley Boyz (5) The Undertaker
& Kane
9/17/2001 Raw
The Rock &
Chris Jericho
The Dudley Boyz 10/22/2001 Raw
Booker T
& Test
The Rock &
Chris Jericho
11/1/2001 Smackdown!
The Hardy Boyz (5) Booker T
& Test
11/12/2001 Raw
The Dudley Boyz (6) The Hardy Boyz 11/18/2001 Survivor Series[26]
Spike Dudley
& Tazz
The Dudley Boyz 1/7/2002 Raw
Billy & Chuck Spike Dudley
& Tazz
2/21/2002 Smackdown!
Rikishi & Rico Billy & Chuck 5/19/2002 Judgment Day
Billy & Chuck (2) Rikishi & Rico 6/6/2002 Smackdown!
Hollywood Hogan
& Edge
Billy & Chuck 7/4/2002 Smackdown!
Christian &
Lance Storm
Hollywood Hogan
& Edge
7/21/2002 Vengeance
The Hurricane
& Kane
Christian &
Lance Storm
9/23/2002 Raw
Chris Jericho
& Christian
The Hurricane
& Kane
10/14/2002 Raw
Booker T &
Goldust
Chris Jericho
& Christian
12/15/2002 Armageddon[27]
William Regal &
Lance Storm
Booker T
& Goldust
1/6/2003 Raw
The Dudley Boyz (7) William Regal &
Lance Storm
1/19/2003 Royal Rumble
William Regal &
Lance Storm (2)
The Dudley Boyz 1/20/2003 Raw
Rob Van Dam
& Kane
Lance Storm
& Chief Morley
3/31/2003 Raw[28]
Rene Dupree
& Sylvan Grenier
Rob Van Dam
& Kane
6/15/2003 Badd Blood
The Dudley Boyz (8) Rene Dupree
& Sylvan Grenier
9/21/2003 Unforgiven[29]
Ric Flair
& Batista
The Dudley Boyz 12/14/2003 Armageddon
Booker T&
Rob Van Dam
Ric Flair
& Batista
2/16/2004 Raw
Ric Flair
& Batista (2)
Booker T &
Rob Van Dam
3/22/2004 Raw
Chris Benoit
& Edge
Ric Flair
& Batista
4/19/2004 Raw
Rob Conway &
Sylvan Grenier
Chris Benoit
& Edge
5/31/2004 Raw
Chris Benoit
& Edge (2)
Rob Conway &
Sylvan Grenier
10/19/2004 Taboo Tuesday
Rob Conway &
Sylvan Grenier (2)
Chris Benoit
& Edge
11/1/2004 Raw
William Regal
& Eugene
Rob Conway &
Sylvan Grenier
11/15/2004 Raw[30]
Rob Conway &
Sylvan Grenier (3)
William Regal
& Coach
1/16/2005 Winnipeg, Manitoba[31]
William Regal
& Tajiri
Rob Conway &
Sylvan Grenier
2/7/2005 Raw
The Hurricane
& Rosey
William Regal
& Tajiri
5/1/2005 Backlash
Lance Cade &
Trevor Murdoch
The Hurricane
& Rosey
9/18/2005 Unforgiven
Big Show & Kane Lance Cade &
Trevor Murdoch
11/1/2005 Taboo Tuesday
The Spirit Squad Big Show & Kane 4/3/2006 Raw
Ric Flair
& Roddy Piper
The Spirit Squad 11/5/2006 Cyber Sunday
Rated RKO Ric Flair
& Roddy Piper
11/13/2006 Raw
John Cena &
Shawn Michaels
Rated RKO 1/29/2007 Raw
The Hardy Boyz (6) John Cena &
Shawn Michaels
4/2/2007 Raw[32]
Lance Cade &
Trevor Murdoch (2)
The Hardy Boyz 6/4/2007 Raw
Paul London &
Brian Kendrick
Lance Cade &
Trevor Murdoch
9/5/2007 Cape Town, South Africa
Lance Cade &
Trevor Murdoch (3)
Paul London &
Brian Kendrick
9/8/2007 Johannesburg, South Africa
Hardcore Holly
& Cody Rhodes
Lance Cade &
Trevor Murdoch
12/10/2007 Raw
Ted DiBiase Jr.
& Cody Rhodes
Hardcore Holly 6/29/2008 Night of
Champions[33]
John Cena
& Batista
Ted DiBiase
& Cody Rhodes
8/4/2008 Raw
Ted DiBiase Jr.
& Cody Rhodes
(2)
John Cena
& Batista
8/11/2008 Raw
CM Punk &
Kofi Kingston
Ted DiBiase
& Cody Rhodes
10/27/2008 Raw
The Miz &
John Morrison
CM Punk
& Kofi Kingston
12/13/2008 Hamilton, Ontario

Footnotes:
[1]: This is a tournament final.
[2]: In June 1975, Victor Rivera announced he was giving up his half of the tag titles; Dominic DeNucci was allowed to choose a new partner, and chose “Irish” Pat Barrett.
[3]: The Executioners were stripped of the titles as the result of a match against Chief Jay Strongbow & Billy White Wolf that was televised on October 26, 1976, during which a third masked Executioner interfered.
[4]: Chief Jay Strongbow & Billy White Wolf won a three-team tournament, defeating the Executioners and Tor Kamata & Nikolai Volkoff.
[5]: This was a tournament final. Shortly after Chief Jay Strongbow & Billy White Wolf won the tag belts, Billy White Wolf suffered a neck injury during a match against Ken Patera; he and Strongbow had to give up the belts.
[6]: Bob Backlund & Pedro Morales won the tag titles in a 2/3 falls match. Backlund and Morales had to relinguish the belts since Backlund was the WWF world champion at the time.
[7]: This was a tournament final.
[8]: At Survivor Series, Diesel and Shawn Michaels were forced to abandon the tag titles when they could no longer function as a team.
[9]: This was a tournament final.
[10]: Davey Boy Smith subbed for Owen Hart the night before at the In Your House PPV. Because Owen ran down to the ring to interfere and was pinned by Diesel, the belts were returned to Owen Hart and Yokozuna.
[11]: The titles became vacant when Billy Gunn suffered a neck injury.
[12]: This was a tournament final.
[13]: This was a tournament final to fill the vacancy created when Shawn Michaels walked out of the WWF for a brief period. After Austin’s neck injury at SummerSlam, the tag titles became once again vacant.
[14]: This match also included the Legion of Doom and the Godwinns.
[15]: This was a four-team match which also included The Rock & D’Lo Brown and the New Age Outlaws.
[16]: Mankind chose to defend the tag titles on his own when Kane refused to team with him.
[17]: This was a three-on-two handicap match also involving the Hardys’ manager, Michael PS Hayes. Bradshaw & Faarooq won when Bradshaw pinned Hayes.
[18]: This was a “Dark Side Rules” match in which Viscera, Big Show, and Mideon were the actual opponents for the Rock & Mankind.
[19]: Because he was not getting along with the Rock at the time this match was held, Mankind refused to participate and instead sat outside the ring with his back to the action.
[20]: This was a triangle ladder match which also included the Hardy Boyz.
[21]: This was a four-way elimination match which also included the Hardy Boyz and Test & Albert.
[22]: Since Edge & Christian were banned from wrestling the Hardy Boyz for the tag titles, they dressed up as Los Conquistadores.
[23]: This was a four-way elimination match which also included the Dudley Boyz and Road Dogg & K-Kwik.
[24]: Kurt Angle was the special guest referee.
[25]: This was a TLC match which also included the Hardy Boyz.
[26]: This was a cage match to unify the WWF and WCW world tag titles.
[27]: This was a four-way elimination match which also involved the Dudley Boyz and William Regal & Lance Storm.
[28]: When William Regal became injured, Chief Morley took Regal’s place as half of the tag team champions. This match also included the Dudley Boyz.
[29]: This was a handicap tables match, in which Rob Conway teamed with La Resistance.
[30]: This was a three-way elimination match which also involved Rhyno & Tajiri.
[31]: Jonathan Coachman replaced Eugene in this match due to an injury.
[32]: This was a ten-team battle royal that the Hardy Boyz won to regain the tag titles.
[33]: Cody Rhodes was revealed as Ted DiBiase’s mystery partner and turned on Hardcore Holly, resulting in a handicap match.

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

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