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Champion history

NWA United States Tag Team Championship

No. Wrestler(s)
(Tag team name)
Reigns Date Days Held Location Event Notes
1
Krusher Khruschev and Ivan Koloff
1
September 28, 1986
72
Atlanta, Georgia
Live event
Won the titles in a tournament final against the Kansas Jayhawks (Dutch Mantel and Bobby Jaggers)
2
Ron Garvin and Barry Windham
1
December 9, 1986
95
Spartanburg, South Carolina
Live event
.
3
Dick Murdoch and Ivan Koloff
1
March 14, 1987
?
Atlanta, Georgia
Live event
.
--
Vacant
--
April 1987
--
NA
NA
Murdoch was suspended from in-ring competition by the NWA after performing a brainbuster on Nikita Koloff on a concrete floor, and as a result, Ivan Koloff and Murdoch were stripped of the titles.
4
Bobby Eaton and Stan Lane
1
May 16, 1987
346
Atlanta, Georgia
Live event
Won the titles in a tournament final by defeating Ron Garvin and Barry Windham
5
Bobby Fulton and Tommy Rogers
1
April 26, 1988
75
Chattanooga, Tennessee
Live event
.
6
Bobby Eaton and Stan Lane
2
July 10. 1988
62
Baltimore, Maryland
The Great American Bash 1988
.
--
Vacant
--
September 10, 1988
--
NA
NA
The NWA vacated the titles after Eaton and Lane won the NWA World Tag Team Championship
7
Bobby Fulton and Tommy Rogers
2
December 7, 1988
19
Chattanooga, Tennessee
Clash of the Champions IV
Won the titles in a tournament final by defeating Eddie Gilbert and Ron Simmons
8
Kevin Sullivan and Steve Williams
1
December 26, 1988
64
Norfolk, Virginia
Starrcade 1988
.
9
Eddie Gilbert and Rick Steiner
1
February 28, 1989
?
Columbia, South Carolina
Live event
.
--
Vacant
--
May 1989
--
NA
NA
The NWA vacated the title for unknown reasons
10
Brian Pillman and The Z-Man
1
February 12, 1990
96
Gainesville, Georgia
Live event
Won the titles in a tournament final by defeating Michael Hayes and Jimmy Garvin (The Fabulous Freebirds)
11
Bobby Eaton and Stan Lane
3
May 19, 1990
97
Washington, D.C
NWA Capital Combat
.
12
Rick & Scott Steiner
1
August 24, 1990
?
East Rutherford, New Jersey
Live event
In January 1991, WCW withdrew from the NWA as a subsidiary, which resulted in the creation of WCW's version of the United States Tag Team Championship. Rick and Scott Steiner were the final wrestlers to hold the NWA's version of the championship.

WCW United States Tag Team Championship

No. Wrestler(s)
(Tag team name)
Reigns Date Days Held Location Event Notes
12 (1)
Rick (2) and Scott Steiner
(The Steiner Brothers)
1
August 24, 1990
?
East Rutherford, New Jersey
Live event
As a result of The Steiner Brothers being the final NWA United States Tag Team Champions, WCW recognized them as the first WCW United States Tag Team Champions. However, this reign is not considered to be a new reign overall in the title's history because The Steiner Brothers originally never lost the titles.
Vacant
February 1991
N/A
N/A
As a result of The Steiner Brothers winning the WCW World Tag Team Championship, WCW forced them to vacate the WCW United States Tag Team Title.
13 (2)
Jimmy Garvin and Michael Hayes
(The Fabulous Freebirds)
1
May 19, 1991
85
St. Petersburg, Florida
SuperBrawl
Won the titles in a tournament final by defeating The Young Pistols (Tracey Smothers and Steve Armstrong)
14 (3)
Todd Champion and Firebreaker Chip
(The Patriots)
1
August 12, 1991
85
Gainesville, Georgia
Live event
.
15 (4)
Steve Armstrong and Tracy Smothers
(The Young Pistols)
1
November 5, 1991
70
Gainesville, Georgia
Live event
.
16 (5)
Big Josh and Ron Simmons
1
January 14, 1992
34
Columbus, Georgia
Live event
.
17 (6)
Terry Taylor and Greg Valentine
1
February 17, 1992
90
Rock Hill, South Carolina
WCW Main Event
.
18 (7)
Jimmy Garvin and Michael Hayes
(The Fabulous Freebirds)
2
May 17, 1992
39
Jacksonville, Florida
WrestleWar (1992)
.
19 (8)
The Barbarian and Dick Slater
1
June 25, 1992
36
Kansas City, Missouri
Live event
The Barbarian and Slater became the final champions under WCW when the company stripped them of the titles on July 31, 1992 and retired the championship afterwards for unknown reasons.

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