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WCW Cruiserweight Tag Team Championship

The WCW Cruiserweight Tag Team Championship was a short-lived title created in 2001 just prior to World Championship Wrestling being sold to the World Wrestling Federation.

WCW Cruiserweight Tag Team Championship
Details
PromotionWCW
Date establishedMarch 18, 2001
Date retiredMarch 26, 2001

HistoryEdit

The WCW Cruiserweight Championship and the matches contested for that title had always been a unique feature on WCW programming. With the number of cruiserweights signed, it was decided to expand the visibility of the division, and create a tag team title for the cruiserweights in February 2001.

Tournament bracketsEdit

First round Semifinals Championship
         
Nitro Air Raid
(Air Paris and Air Styles)
Pin
3/5[1]Kid Romeo and Elix Skipper 5:30
Nitro Skipper/Romeo Pin
3/12[5]Jung Dragons
Thunder The Jung Dragons
(Yun Yang and Kaz Hayashi)
Pin
2/26[2]
(Aired 2/28)
Mike Sanders and Kwee Wee
Greed Skipper/Romeo Pin
3/18[7]Filthy Animals 13:46
Nitro The Filthy Animals
(Billy Kidman and Rey Misterio, Jr.)
Pin
2/26[3]Johnny Swinger and Jason Lee   5:14  
Thunder Filthy Animals Pin
3/12[6]
(Aired 3/14)
3 Count
Thunder 3 Count
(Evan Karagias and Shannon Moore)
Pin
3/5[4]
(Aired 3/7)
Jason B and Scotty O

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  Kid Romeo and Elix Skipper  March 18, 2001  Greed Jacksonville, Florida  1  8 Defeated The Filthy Animals (Billy Kidman and Rey Mysterio Jr.) in tournament final to determine the first WCW Cruiserweight Tag Team Champions. [8]
 2  The Filthy Animals
(Billy Kidman and Rey Mysterio Jr.)
 March 26, 2001  WCW Monday Nitro Panama City Beach, Florida  1  0 [9]
 March 26, 2001 The World Wrestling Federation purchased WCW and the Cruiserweight Tag Team Championship was abandoned. [10]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "WCW Monday NITRO #283 « Events Database « CAGEMATCH - The Internet Wrestling Database". www.cagematch.net. Retrieved 2019-10-03.
  2. ^ "WCW Thunder #152 « Events Database « CAGEMATCH - The Internet Wrestling Database". www.cagematch.net. Retrieved 2019-10-03.
  3. ^ "WCW Monday NITRO #282 « Events Database « CAGEMATCH - The Internet Wrestling Database". www.cagematch.net. Retrieved 2019-10-03.
  4. ^ "WCW Thunder #153 « Events Database « CAGEMATCH - The Internet Wrestling Database". www.cagematch.net. Retrieved 2019-10-03.
  5. ^ "WCW Monday NITRO #284 « Events Database « CAGEMATCH - The Internet Wrestling Database". www.cagematch.net. Retrieved 2019-10-03.
  6. ^ "WCW Thunder #154 « Events Database « CAGEMATCH - The Internet Wrestling Database". www.cagematch.net. Retrieved 2019-10-03.
  7. ^ "WCW Greed « Events Database « CAGEMATCH - The Internet Wrestling Database". www.cagematch.net. Retrieved 2019-10-03.
  8. ^ "411MANIA". Kevin’s Random Reviews: WCW Greed 2001. Retrieved 2019-10-03.
  9. ^ "WCW Monday NITRO #286 - Night Of Champions « Events Database « CAGEMATCH - The Internet Wrestling Database". www.cagematch.net. Retrieved 2019-10-03.
  10. ^ "411MANIA". The Professional 3 2.24.13: The WCW Cruiserweight Tag Team Championships. Retrieved 2019-10-03.

See alsoEdit