Krusher Khruschev and Ivan Koloff Ron Garvin and Barry Windham Dick Murdoch and Ivan Koloff Vacated The Midnight Express The Fantastics The Midnight Express Vacated The Fantastics Kevin Sullivan and Steve Williams Eddie Gilbert and Rick Steiner Vacated Brian Pillman and The Z-Man The Midnight Express The Steiner Brothers Vacated The Fabulous Freebirds The Patriots The Young Pistols Big Josh and Ron Simmons Terry Taylor and Greg Valentine The Fabulous Freebirds The Barbarian and Dick Slater
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September 28, 1986 December 9, 1986 March 14, 1987 April 1987 May 16, 1987 April 26,1988 July 10, 1988 September 10, 1988 December 7, 1988 December 26, 1988 February 28, 1989 May 1989 February 12, 1990 May 19, 1990 August 24, 1990 April 6, 1991 May 19, 1991 August 12, 1991 November 5, 1991 January 14, 1992 February 17, 1992 May 17, 1992 June 25, 1992
Atlanta, Georgia Spartanburg, S.C. Atlanta, Georgia N/A Atlanta, Georgia Chattanooga, Tenn. Baltimore, Maryland - Chattanooga, Tenn. Norfolk, Virginia Columbia, S.C. - Rainsville, Alabama Washington, D.C. E.Rutherford, N.J. - St. Petersburg, Fl Gainesville, Georgia Gainesville, Georgia Columbus, Georgia Rock Hill, S.C. Jacksonville, Florida Kansas City, MI
House show NWA Pro Wrestling W. Championship W. N/A W. Championship W. World Wide Wrestling Great American Bash - COTC IV Season's B. Starrcade World Wide Wrestling - World Wide Wrestling C.C.: Return of R. House Show World Wide Wrestling SuperBrawl W. Championship W. WCW Main Event WCW Main Event W.Championship W. WrestleWar WCW Main Event
The Midnight Express = Bobby Eaton and Stan Lane The Fantastics = Bobby Fulton and Tommy Rogers The Steiner Brothers = Rick and Scott Steiner The Fabulous Freebirds = Jimmy Garvin and Michael Hayes The Patriots = Todd Champion and Firebreaker Chip The Young Pistols = Steve Armstrong and Tracy Smothers
W. Championship W. = World Championship Wrestling COTC IV Season's B. = Class of the Champions Season's Beatings C.C.: Return of R. = Capital Combat: Return of Robocop
1 Won the titles in a tournament final against the Kansas Jayhawks (Dutch Mantel and Bobby Jaggers) 2 Aired December 13, 1986 -- Announced April 4, 1987. 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 Won the titles in a tournament final by defeating Ron Garvin and Barry Windham 5 Aired May 14, 1988. -- The NWA vacated the titles after Eaton and Lane won the NWA World Tag Team Championship 7 Won the titles in a tournament final by defeating Eddie Gilbert and Ron Simmons 9 Aired March 18, 1989 -- The NWA vacated the title for unknown reasons 10 Aired February 24, 1990. Won the titles in a tournament final by defeating Michael Hayes and Jimmy Garvin (The Fabulous Freebirds) -- Announced April 6, 1991 by WCW Board of Directors spokesman Grizzly Smith, as a result of the Steiner Brothers winning the WCW World Tag Team Championship during this reign. 13 Won the titles by defeating The Young Pistols (Tracey Smothers and Steve Armstrong) in a Top Contenders Match. 14 Aired September 7, 1991. 15 Aired December 15, 1991. 16 Aired February 16, 1992. 17 Aired February 29, 1992. 19 Aired July 12, 1992. The Barbarian and Slater became the final champions under WCW when the company retired the titles on July 31, 1992 to place the sole focus of the tag team division on the NWA and WCW World Tag Team Titles, which were unified at the time.