FMW Brass Knuckles Tag Team Championship

The FMW Brass Knuckles Tag Team Championship was a tag team hardcore wrestling championship contested in Frontier Martial-Arts Wrestling.

FMW Brass Knuckles Tag Team Championship
Details
PromotionFrontier Martial-Arts Wrestling
Date establishedDecember 9, 1991
Date retiredJune 16, 1999
Other name(s)
WWA World Martial Arts Tag Team Championship

Title historyEdit

NamesEdit

Name Years
WWA World Martial Arts Tag Team Championship December 9, 1991–September 19, 1992
FMW Brass Knuckles Tag Team Championship January 18, 1994–June 13, 1999

ReignsEdit

No: Wrestlers: Reigns: Date: Days held: Location: Event: Notes:
1 Atsushi Onita and Tarzan Goto 1 December 9, 1991 150 Tokyo, Japan FMW Onita and Goto defeated Grigory Verichev and Koba Krutanize in the finals of a World's Strongest Tag Team Tournament to become the first WWA World Martial Arts Tag Team Champions.[1]
2 Sabu and Horace Boulder 1 May 7, 1992 17 Tokyo, Japan FMW [1]
3 Tarzan Goto
(2) and Grigory Verichev
1 May 25, 1992 117 Tokyo, Japan FMW [1]
Abandoned September 19, 1992 Yokohama, Kanagawa 3rd Anniversary Show The title was abandoned after the 3rd Anniversary Show.
4 Big Titan and The Gladiator 1 January 18, 1994 93 Saitama, Japan FMW The title was re-installed as FMW Brass Knuckles Tag Team Championship. Titan and Gladiator defeated Atsushi Onita and Katsutoshi Niiyama in a tournament final to win the vacant title.[2][3]
5 Mr. Pogo and Hisakatsu Oya 1 April 21, 1994 101 Aomori, Japan FMW [2]
6 Atsushi Onita (2) and Mitsuhiro Matsunaga 1 July 31, 1994 [Note 1] Yokohama, Japan FMW [2]
Vacated October 1994 FMW The title was vacated when Onita and Matsunaga split up.[2]
7 W*ING Alliance
(Mr. Pogo (2) and The Gladiator (2))
1 October 28, 1994 119 Tokyo, Japan FMW Pogo and Gladiator defeated Atsushi Onita and Mr. Gannosuke for vacant title.[2]
8 Atsushi Onita (3) and Mr. Gannosuke 1 February 24, 1995 11 Tokyo, Japan FMW [2]
9 W*ING Alliance
(Mr. Pogo (3) and Yukihiro Kanemura)
1 March 7, 1995 59 Iwate, Japan FMW [2]
10 Lethal Weapon
(Ricky Fuji and Hisakatsu Oya (2))
1 May 5, 1995 123 Kawasaki, Japan 6th Anniversary Show [2]
11 Daisuke Ikeda and Yoshiaki Fujiwara 1 September 5, 1995 107 Sapporo, Japan Grand Slam Tour [2]
12 Lethal Weapon
(Hisakatsu Oya (3) and Horace Boulder)
1 December 21, 1995 15 Yokohama, Japan Year End Spectacular [2]
13 The Faces of Dead
(Super Leather and Jason the Terrible)
1 January 5, 1996 85 Tokyo, Japan FMW [2]
14 The Headhunters
(A and B)
1 March 30, 1996 391 Tokyo, Japan FMW [2]
15 W*ING Alliance
(W*ING Kanemura (2) and Hido)
1 April 25, 1997 118 Osaka, Japan Fighting Creation Tour [2]
16 Funk Masters of Wrestling
(Mr. Gannosuke (2) and Hisakatsu Oya (4))
1 August 21, 1997 59 Yokosuka, Japan Super Dynamism Tour [2]
17 ZEN
(Atsushi Onita (3) and Yukihiro Kanemura (3))
1 October 19, 1997 [Note 2] Sendai, Japan Power Splash Tour [2]
Vacated November 1997 Onita and Kanemura were stripped off the title due to Onita's inactivity.[2]
18 ZEN/Team No Respect
(Mr. Gannosuke (3) and Yukihiro Kanemura (4))
1 November 28, 1997 121 Tokyo, Japan Scramble Survivor Tour Defeated Hayabusa and Masato Tanaka for the vacant title.[2]
19 Team No Respect
(Kodo Fuyuki and Hido (2))
1 March 29, 1998 19 Niigata, Japan Winning Road Tour [2]
20 Hayabusa and Masato Tanaka 1 April 17, 1998 40 Sapporo, Japan Fuyuki Army [2]
21 Team No Respect
(Kodo Fuyuki (2) and Yukihiro Kanemura (5))
1 May 27, 1998 152 Fukuoka, Japan Neo FMW [2]
21 Hayabusa (2) and Daisuke Ikeda 1 October 26, 1998 [Note 3] Chiba, Japan Fuyuki Army [2]
Vacated January 1999 Title vacated due to Ikeda's health problems.[2]
22 Masato Tanaka (2) and Tetsuhiro Kuroda 1 May 3, 1999 41 Nagoya, Japan Strongest Tag League Tour Defeated Hayabusa and Kodo Fuyuki in an eight-team round-robin tournament final for vacant title.[2]
23 Team No Respect
(Koji Nakagawa and Gedo)
1 June 13, 1999 3 Okayama, Japan Making of a New Legend Tour [2]
Retired June 16, 1999 Chiba, Japan Making of a New Legend Tour The title was replaced with the WEW World Tag Team Championship.[2]
  1. ^ The exact date when Atsushi Onita and Mitsuhiro Matsunaga vacated the title is uncertain, which means that their reign lasted between 62 and 89 days.
  2. ^ The exact date when Atsushi Onita and Yukihiro Kanemura vacated the title is uncertain, which means that their reign lasted between 13 and 40 days.
  3. ^ The exact date when Hayabusa and Daisuke Ikeda vacated the title is uncertain, which means that their reign lasted between 67 and 97 days.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b c Royal Duncan & Gary Will (2000). "Japan: WWA Martial Arts Tag Team Title". Wrestling Title Histories. Archeus Communications. ISBN 0-9698161-5-4.
  2. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p q r s t u v w x y Royal Duncan & Gary Will (2000). "Japan: FMW Brass Knuckles Tag Team Title". Wrestling Title Histories. Archeus Communications. ISBN 0-9698161-5-4.
  3. ^ Hoops, Brian (January 18, 2019). "Pro wrestling history (01/18): Ivan Koloff defeats Bruno Sammartino for WWWF title". Wrestling Observer Figure Four Online. Retrieved January 18, 2019.