NWA World Tag Team Championship (Mid-America version)

The Mid-America version of the NWA World Tag Team Championship existed from 1957 until 1977. It was defended primarily in Tennessee and Alabama.[1]

Title history

Team: Times: Date: Location: Notes:
Corsica Joe & Corsica Jean 1 February 5, 1957 ?
Jackie & Don Fargo 1 May 1957 ?
Corsica Joe & Corsica Jean 2 July 23, 1957 Nashville, Tennessee
Jackie & Don Fargo 2 August 5, 1957 ?
Corsica Joe & Corsica Jean 3 October 1957 ?
Yvon Robert & Billy Wicks 1 January 5, 1958 Memphis, Tennessee
Corsica Joe & Corsica Jean 4 January 12, 1958 Memphis, TN
Lee Fields & Mario Galento 1 October 9, 1957 Mobile, Alabama
Jackie & Don Fargo 3 October 16, 1957 Mobile, AL
Lee Fields & Lester Welch 1 February 6, 1958 Hattiesburg, Mississippi
Jackie & Don Fargo 4 February 26, 1958 Mobile, AL
Tex Riley & Len Rossi 1 June 1958 ?
Mike & Doc Gallagher 1 September 1958 ?
Corsica Joe & Corsica Jean 5 October 2, 1958 Chattanooga, Tennessee
Don & Luke Fields 1 February 14, 1959 Chattanooga, TN
Don & Al Greene 1 October 13, 1959 Nashville, TN
Don & Luke Fields 2 October 26, 1959 Birmingham, Alabama
Jackie & Don Fargo 5 November 23, 1959 Birmingham, AL
Don & Al Greene 2 December 1959 ?
Jackie & Don Fargo 6 January 1960 ?
Tex Riley & Len Rossi 2 January 19, 1960 Nashville, TN
Kurt & Karl Von Brauner 1 March 29, 1960 Nashville, TN
Mike Clancy & Oni Wiki Wiki 1 May 2, 1960 Birmingham, AL
Tor Yamata & Mr. Moto 1 June 20, 1960 Birmingham, AL
Lester & Herb Welch 1 October 18, 1960 Nashville, TN
Tor Yamata & Mr. Moto 2 November 8, 1960 Nashville, TN
Don & Al Greene 3 November 17, 1960 Chattanooga, TN
Lester Welch & Joe Scarpa 1 February 16, 1961 Knoxville, Tennessee
Jackie & Joe Fargo 1 1961 ?
Lester Welch & Joe Scarpa 2 May 29, 1961 Birmingham, AL
Vacated 1961 Title inactive.
Kurt & Karl Von Brauner 2 May 1964 Awarded.
Tojo Yamamoto & Al Perez 1 August 10, 1964 Memphis, TN
Kurt & Karl Von Brauner 3 August 24, 1964 Memphis, TN
Alex Perez & Joe Scarpa 1 October 15, 1964 Chattanooga, TN
Kurt & Karl Von Brauner 4 October 29, 1964 Chattanooga, TN
Vacated March 1965 NWA orders tournament after match with Wilbur Snyder & Jackie Fargo.
Jackie Fargo & Mario Milano 1 March 2, 1965 Nashville, TN Win 3-team tournament.
Kurt & Karl Von Brauner 5 April 13, 1965 Nashville, TN
Vacated 1965 Kurt injured.
Tojo Yamamoto & Mitsu Hirai 1 April 29, 1965 Chattanooga, TN Win 3-team tournament.
Vacated May 1965 Titles vacant.
Kurt & Karl Von Brauner 6 May 1965 Records unclear as to how they got the titles.
Vacated 1965 Titles vacant.
Eddie Graham & Sam Steamboat 1 September 1965 Awarded (announced as having won fictitious tournament)
Hiro Matsuda & Kanji Inoki 1 January 24, 1966 Memphis, TN
Vacated February 1966 Inoki injured - broken leg.
Herb Welch & Al Costello 1 May 31, 1966 Nashville, TN Win tournament.
Karl Von Brauner & Luke Graham 1 August 3, 1966 Nashville, TN
Moose Evans & Giant Evans 1 August 24, 1966 Nashville, TN
Tojo Yamamoto & Tamaya Soto 1 October 6, 1966 Chattanooga, TN
Tojo Yamamoto & Professor Ito 1 October 1966 Soto gave his half to Ito.
Jackie Fargo & Len Rossi 1 March 9, 1967 Nashville, TN
Stripped March 16, 1967 Stripped after match against the Blue Infernos.
Blue Infernos 1 March 23, 1967 Chattanooga, TN Won tournament.
Billy & Jimmy Hines 1 April 27, 1967 Chattanooga, TN
Blue Infernos 2 May 11, 1967 Chattanooga, TN
Billy & Jimmy Hines 2 May 27, 1967 Chattanooga, TN
Tamaya Soto & Great Yamaha 1 July 1, 1967 Chattanooga, TN
Vacated 1967 Titles vacant.
Don & Ron Carson (AKA Dick Murdoch) 1 August 9, 1967 Nashville, TN Defeated Jackie Fargo & Len Rossi.
Billy & Jimmy Hines 3 September 14, 1967 Chattanooga, TN
Motoshi Okuma & Great Kojika 1 October 1967 ?
Len Rossi & Tamaya Soto 1 December 1967 ?
Mighty Yankees (Eddie Sullivan & Frank Morrell) 1 March 14, 1968 Chattanooga, TN
Len Rossi & Tamaya Soto 2 June 1968 ?
Mighty Yankees (Eddie Sullivan & Frank Morrell) 2 July 9, 1968 Birmingham, AL
Ken Lucas & Dennis Hall 1 August 3, 1968 Chattanooga, TN
Mighty Yankees (Eddie Sullivan & Frank Morrell) 3 August 17, 1968 Chattanooga, TN
Len Rossi & Johnny Walker 1 September 1968 ?
Tojo Yamamoto & Johnny Long 1 November 13, 1968 Birmingham, AL
Les Thatcher & Dennis Hall 1 November 28, 1968 Chattanooga, TN
Tojo Yamamoto & Johnny Long 2 December 1968 ?
Held Up February 1969 Title held up after match against Len Rossi & Don Carson.
Tojo Yamamoto & Johnny Long 3 February 27, 1969 Chattanooga, TN Won rematch with Rossi & Carson.
Len Rossi & Don Carson 1 March 13, 1969 Chattanooga, TN
Great Mephisto & Dante 1 April 26, 1969 Chattanooga, TN
Len Rossi & Johnny Walker 2 1969 ?
Great Mephisto & Dante 2 1969 ?
Johnny Walker & Bearcat Brown 1 June 21, 1969 Chattanooga, TN
Great Mephisto & Dante 3 June 28, 1969 Chattanooga, TN
Johnny Walker & Bearcat Brown 2 July 5, 1969 Chattanooga, TN
The Spoilers (#1 & #2) 1 September 1969 ?
Len Rossi & Bearcat Brown 1 October 2, 1969 Chattanooga, TN
Big Bad John & Pepe Lopez 1 May 1970 ?
Len Rossi & Dennis Hall 1 September 12, 1970 Chattanooga, TN
Bobby Hart & Lorenzo Parente 1 October 1, 1970 Chattanooga, TN
Oni Wiki Wiki & Mighty Atlas 1 December 16, 1970 Nashville, TN
Bobby Hart & Lorenzo Parente 2 February 1971 ?
Dennis Hall & Jimmy Golden 1 March 6, 1971 Chattanooga, TN
Bobby Hart & Lorenzo Parente 3 March 20, 1971 Chattanooga, TN
Masked Avengers (Dennis Hall & Jimmy Golden) 2 March 27, 1971 Chattanooga, TN
Big Bad John & Pepe Lopez 2 1971 ?
Len Rossi & Bearcat Brown 2 1971 ?
Kurt & Karl Von Brauner 7 May 1971 ?
Jackie Fargo & Jerry Jarrett 1 June 12, 1971 Chattanooga, TN
Kurt & Karl Von Brauner 8 June 19, 1971 Chattanooga, TN
Len Rossi & Bearcat Brown 3 August 2, 1971 Birmingham, AL
Kurt & Karl Von Brauner 9 1971 ?
Dennis Hall & Stan Frazier 1 1971 ?
Kurt & Karl Von Brauner 10 1971 ?
Interns 1 November 1971 ?
Len Rossi & Bearcat Brown 4 1971 Birmingham, AL
Don & Al Greene 3 December 1971 ?
Len Rossi & Bearcat Brown 5 March 25, 1972 Chattanooga, TN
Kurt & Karl Von Brauner 11 1972 ?
Robert Fuller & Kevin Sullivan 1 May 24, 1972 Nashville, TN
Kurt & Karl Von Brauner 12 May 31, 1972 Nashville, TN
Don & Al Greene 4 August 1972 ?
The Fabulous Kangaroos
(Al Costello and Don Kent)
1 February 1973 ?
Tojo Yamamoto & Ben Justice 1 March 29, 1973 Chattanooga, TN
The Fabulous Kangaroos
(Al Costello and Don Kent)
2 April 1973 ?
Ron & Don Wright 1 April 11, 1973 Knoxville, TN
The Fabulous Kangaroos
(Al Costello and Don Kent)
3 April 1973 ?
Lorenzo Parente & Randy Curtis 1 September 22, 1973 Chattanooga, TN
Interns 2 October 6, 1973 ?
Don Greene & Bearcat Brown 1 November 8, 1973 Chattanooga, TN
Interns 3 November 15, 1973 Chattanooga, TN
Lorenzo Parente & Randy Curtis 2 November 28, 1973 Nashville, TN
Interns 4 January 1974 ?
Assassin #1 & #2 1 July 1976 Records unclear as to whom they defeated.
Masked Superstar #1 & #2 1 August 1976 ?
Mike Graham & Kevin Sullivan 1 April 1977 Records unclear as to whom they defeated.
Titles Retired 1977 Titles abandoned.

See also

National Wrestling Alliance NWA World Tag Team Championship

References

  1. ^ Royal Duncan & Gary Will (2006). "(Memphis, Nashville) Tennessee: NWA World Tag Team Title [Nick Gulas & Roy Welsch]". Wrestling Title Histories. Archeus Communications. pp. 191–193. ISBN 0-9698161-5-4. 

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