UWF Tag Team Championship

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The UWF Tag Team Championship was the tag team title in the Universal Wrestling Federation from 1986 until the promotion closed in 1987. It was formerly known as the Mid-South Tag Team Championship from 1979 until 1986 when Mid-South Wrestling became the UWF.

UWF Tag Team Championship
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Ted Dibiase, multi-time champion
Details
PromotionUniversal Wrestling Federation
Date establishedSeptember 28, 1979
Date retiredNovember 26, 1987
Other name(s)
  • Mid-South Tag Team Championship

Title historyEdit

Key
No. Overall reign number
Reign Reign number for the specific champion
Days Number of days held
No. Champion Championship change Reign statistics Notes Ref.
Date Event Location Reign Days
1 Mike George and Bob Sweetan September 28, 1979 MSW show Shreveport, Louisiana 1 45 Won battle royal.
2 Bill Watts and Buck Robley November 12, 1979 MSW show N/A 1 25
3 The Fabulous Freebirds
(Michael Hayes and Terry Gordy)
December 7, 1979 MSW show Shreveport, Louisiana 1 94 [1]
4 Ted DiBiase and Paul Orndorff March 10, 1980 MSW show New Orleans, Louisiana 1 12
5 The Fabulous Freebirds
(Michael Hayes and Terry Gordy)
March 22, 1980 MSW show Shreveport, Louisiana 2 15
6 Junkyard Dog and Buck Robley (2) April 6, 1980 MSW show Monroe, Louisiana 1 64
7 The Fabulous Freebirds
(Terry Gordy (3) and Buddy Roberts)
June 9, 1980 MSW show New Orleans, Louisiana 1 102
8 Junkyard Dog (2) and Terry Orndorff September 15, 1980 MSW show Shreveport, Louisiana 1 46
9 Ernie Ladd and Leroy Brown October 31, 1980 MSW show Shreveport, Louisiana 1 90
10 Junkyard Dog (3) and Killer Karl Kox January 29, 1981 MSW show Biloxi, Mississippi 1 3
11 Ernie Ladd and Leroy Brown February 1, 1981 MSW show Lake Charles, Louisiana 2 57
12 Junkyard Dog (4) and Dick Murdoch March 30, 1981 MSW show N/A 1 0
Vacated March 30, 1981 Stripped due to Bill Watts not being an acceptable referee.
13 Super Destroyer and The Grappler April 18, 1981 MSW show New Orleans, Louisiana 1 9 Defeated Junkyard Dog and Dick Murdoch.
14 Junkyard Dog (5) and Dick Murdoch April 27, 1981 MSW show New Orleans, Louisiana 2 [Note 1]
15 The Samoans
(Afa and Sika)
June 1981 MSW show N/A 1 [Note 2]
16 Junkyard Dog (6) and Dick Murdoch June 1981 MSW show N/A 3 [Note 3]
17 The Samoans
(Afa and Sika)
July 26, 1981 MSW show Monroe, Louisiana 2 81
18 Junkyard Dog (7) and Mike George (2) October 15, 1981 MSW show Jackson, Mississippi 1 139
19 The Samoans
(Afa and Sika)
March 3, 1982 MSW show Shreveport, Louisiana 3 63
20 Junkyard Dog (8) and Mr. Olympia May 5, 1982 MSW show Jackson, Mississippi 1 175 [2]
21 The Rat Pack
(Ted DiBiase (2) and Matt Borne)
October 27, 1982 MSW show Shreveport, Louisiana 1 136
22 Mr. Wrestling II and Tiger Conway Jr. March 12, 1983 MSW show Houston, Texas 1 26
23 Ted DiBiase (3) and Mr. Olympia (2) April 13, 1983 MSW show Shreveport, Louisiana 1 102
24 Magnum T.A. and Hacksaw Jim Duggan July 24, 1983 MSW show Tulsa, Oklahoma 1 80
25 Butch Reed and Jim Neidhart October 12, 1983 MSW show Shreveport, Louisiana 1 74
26 Magnum T.A. (2) and Mr. Wrestling II (2) December 25, 1983 MSW show New Orleans, Louisiana 1 79
27 The Midnight Express
(Bobby Eaton and Dennis Condrey)
March 13, 1984 MSW show Lafayette, Louisiana 1 50
28 The Rock 'n' Roll Express
(Ricky Morton and Robert Gibson)
May 2, 1984 MSW show Shreveport, Louisiana 1 21
29 The Midnight Express
(Bobby Eaton and Dennis Condrey)
May 23, 1984 MSW show Shreveport, Louisiana 2 131
30 The Rock 'n' Roll Express
(Ricky Morton and Robert Gibson)
October 1, 1984 MSW show New Orleans, Louisiana 2 63
31 Ted DiBiase (4) and Hercules Hernandez December 3, 1984 MSW show New Orleans, Louisiana 1 22
32 The Rock 'n' Roll Express
(Ricky Morton and Robert Gibson)
December 25, 1984 MSW Show New Orleans, Louisiana 3 129
33 Ted DiBiase (5) and Steve Williams May 3, 1985 MSW Show Houston, Texas 1 117 [3]
34 Al Perez and Wendell Cooley August 28, 1985 MSW Show Shreveport, Louisiana 1 75 Defeat Williams and Bob Sweetan, substituting Ted DiBiase.
35 Eddie Gilbert and The Nightmare November 11, 1985 MSW Show New Orleans, Louisiana 1 45
36 Ted DiBiase (6) and Steve Williams December 26, 1985 MSW Show Biloxi, Mississippi 2 80 Championship renamed "UWF Tag Team Championship" in 1986
37 The Sheepherders
(Butch Miller and Luke Williams)
March 16, 1986 UWF show Oklahoma City, Oklahoma 1 14
38 The Fantastics
(Bobby Fulton and Tommy Rogers)
March 30, 1986 UWF show Tulsa, Oklahoma 1 112
39 Eddie Gilbert (2) and Sting July 20, 1986 UWF show Tulsa, Oklahoma 1 28
Vacated August 17, 1986 Held up after a match against The Fantastics.
40 Eddie Gilbert (3) and Sting August 31, 1986 UWF show Tulsa, Oklahoma 2 27 Won the rematch.
41 The Fantastics
(Bobby Fulton and Tommy Rogers)
September 27, 1986 UWF show Tulsa, Oklahoma 2 29
42 John Tatum and Jack Victory October 26, 1986 UWF show Tulsa, Oklahoma 1 14
43 Bill Irwin and Leroy Brown (3) November 9, 1986 UWF show Tulsa, Oklahoma 1 48
44 Terry Taylor and Jim Duggan (2) December 27, 1986 UWF show Ft. Worth, Texas 1 27
Vacated January 23, 1987 Duggan lost loser-leaves-town match to One Man Gang. [4]
45 Terry Taylor (2) and Chris Adams February 7, 1987 UWF show Ft. Worth, Texas 1 64 [5]
46 Sting (3) and Rick Steiner April 12, 1987 UWF show Atlanta, Georgia 1 35
47 The Lightning Express
(Brad Armstrong and Tim Horner)
May 17, 1987 UWF show Tulsa, Oklahoma 1 152
48 The Sheepherders
(Butch Miller and Luke Williams)
October 16, 1987 UWF show Kansas City, Missouri 2 41
Deactivated November 26, 1987 Title abandoned due to purchase of UWF by Jim Crockett Promotions

FootnotesEdit

  1. ^ The exact date that Junkyard Dog and Murdoch lost the championship has not been documented, which means that their reign lasted between 35 and 64 days.
  2. ^ The exact date that the Wild Samoans won and lost the championship has not been documented, which means that their reign lasted between 1 day and 29 days.
  3. ^ The exact date that Junkyard Dog and Murdoch lost the championship has not been documented, which means that their reign lasted between 26 and 55 days.

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

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  2. ^ F4W Staff (May 5, 2015). "On this day in pro wrestling history (May 5): Bruno Vs. Gorilla in Puerto Rico, 2nd annual Von Erich Memorial Parade of Champions". Wrestling Observer Figure Four Online. Retrieved February 10, 2017.
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