List of WCW World Tag Team Champions

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The Dudley Boyz were the final WCW World Tag Team Champions recognized by the WWF.

The WCW World Tag Team Championship was a professional wrestling World Tag Team Championship contested for in World Championship Wrestling (WCW). Originally, WCW was a member of the National Wrestling Alliance (NWA), which had numerous member prromotions. The NWA operated many tag team championships before one prime tag team title was established in 1993. One of those titles was the NWA World Tag Team Championship, which was operated by the NWA member Mid-Atlantic Championship Wrestling (MACW), the predecessor of WCW. The championship was created by MACW in 1975.

In January 1991, WCW (the former MACW) began the process of withdrawing as a member of NWA to become an independent promotion, thus the name of the title was changed to the WCW World Tag Team Championship. On July 12, 1992, the WCW World Tag Team Championship was unified with the NWA World Tag Team Championship, which was created earlier that year by the NWA as its prime tag team championship. In September 1993, WCW's withdrawal from the NWA was made official, and the NWA World Tag Team Championship was returned to the NWA; the title was reactivated by the NWA in 1995.[1]

In March 2001, all WCW assets were purchased by the then World Wrestling Federation (WWF) after AOL/Time Warner discontinued their involvement in wrestling programming.[2] After the purchase, the WWF continued the use of the championship as a part of a storyline called The Invasion, which involved a rivalry between former WCW wrestlers and original WWF wrestlers before the purchase of WCW.

Title reigns were determined either by professional wrestling matches with different tag teams, a duo of wrestlers, involved in pre-existing scripted feuds, plots and storylines or were awarded the title due to scripted circumstances. Wrestlers were portrayed as either villains or fan favorites as they followed a series of tension-building events, which culminated in a wrestling match or series of matches for the championship.[3] The inaugural champions, under the NWA, were The Minnesota Wrecking Crew (Gene and Ole Anderson), who were announced to have won the titles after winning a tournament in January 1975.[4]

Before the promotion's purchase, the final champions recognized by WCW were Sean O' Haire and Chuck Palumbo; they were also the first champions under the titles operation in the WWF. On November 18, 2001, the championship was deactivated after its use in the Invasion storyline. The title was unified with the WWF Tag Team Championship, and the final champions recognized by the WWF, were the Dudley Boyz (Bubba Ray and D-Von).[5] The title was won in Australia, Canada, Germany, and the United States. Harlem Heat (Booker T and Stevie Ray) held the most reigns as a tag team (10), and Booker T held the most individual reigns (11), which is the same amount of times the title was vacated. At 282 days, Doom's reign during WCW's NWA withdrawal was the longest in the championship's history. Overall, there were 143 title reigns.


ReignsThe number of times a specific set of wrestlers have won the titles
EventThe event promoted by the respective promotion in which the titles were won
N/AThe information is not available or is unknown
Wrestler name (#)The number represents the number of times the wrestler has held the title individually
Used for vacated reigns in order to not count it as an official reign

Title history[edit]

(Tag team name)
ReignsDateDays heldLocationEventNotes
1The Minnesota Wrecking Crew
(Gene Anderson and Ole Anderson)
1January 29, 1975106Raleigh, NCHouse show
2Jones, PaulPaul Jones and Wahoo McDaniel1May 15, 197527Greensboro, NCHouse show
3The Minnesota Wrecking Crew2June 11, 1975230Raleigh, NCHouse show
4Jones, Rufus R.Rufus R. Jones and Wahoo McDaniel (2)1January 27, 19767Columbia, SCHouse show
5The Minnesota Wrecking Crew3February 3, 197692Raleigh, NCHouse show
6Bravo, DinoDino Bravo and Mr. Wrestling1May 5, 197654Raleigh, NCHouse show
7The Minnesota Wrecking Crew4June 28, 1976181Greenville, SCHouse show
8Flair, RicRic Flair and Greg Valentine1December 26, 1976133Greensboro, NCHouse show
9The Minnesota Wrecking Crew5May 8, 1977138Charlotte, NCHouse show
10Rhodes, DustyDusty Rhodes and Dick Slater1September 23, 197721Atlanta, GAHouse show
11The Minnesota Wrecking Crew6October 14, 197716Atlanta, GAHouse show
12Ric Flair and Greg Valentine2October 30, 1977153Greensboro, NCHouse show
Vacated1April 19780N/AN/AFlair and Valentine were forced to vacate their championship by the NWA for continually ending their matches via disqualification.
13Paul Jones (2) and Ricky Steamboat1April 23, 197845Greensboro, NCHouse showJones and Steamboat won the titles in a tournament final involving ten other tag teams.
14Raschke, Baron VonBaron Von Raschke and Greg Valentine (3)1June 7, 1978202Raleigh, NCHouse show
15Orndorff, PaulPaul Orndorff and Jimmy Snuka1December 26, 1978123Richmond, VAHouse show
16Paul Jones (3) and Baron Von Raschke (2)1April 28, 1979102N/AHouse showThe location of this title change is unknown.
17Ric Flair (3) and Blackjack Mulligan1August 8, 197914Greensboro, NCHouse show
18Paul Jones (4) and Baron Von Raschke (3)2August 22, 197963Raleigh, NCHouse show
19Ricky Steamboat (2) and Jay Youngblood1October 24, 1979157Raleigh, NCHouse show
20Stevens, RayRay Stevens and Greg Valentine (4)1March 29, 198042Charlotte, NCHouse show
21Ricky Steamboat (3) and Jay Youngblood2May 10, 198043Greensboro, NCHouse show
22Ray Stevens (2) and Jimmy Snuka (2)1June 22, 1980158Greensboro, NCHouse show
23Paul Jones (5) and The Masked Superstar1November 27, 198087Greensboro, NCHouse show
24Koloff, IvanIvan Koloff and Ray Stevens (3)1February 22, 198128Greensboro, NCHouse show
25Paul Jones (6) and The Masked Superstar2March 22, 198140Greensboro, NCHouse show
26The Minnesota Wrecking Crew7May 1, 1981214Richmond, VAHouse show
Vacated2December 19810N/AN/AGene was legitimately injured, and as a result, the NWA forced the Minnesota Wrecking Crew to relinquish the titles.
27Ole Anderson (8) and Stan Hansen1February 28, 1982185Atlanta, GAHouse showAnderson and Hansen won the titles in a tournament final.
Vacated3September 19820N/AN/AThe NWA forced Anderson and Hansen to relinquish the championships.
28Kernodle, DonDon Kernodle and Sgt. Slaughter1September 1982192N/AHouse showKernodle and Slaughter won the titles in a fictional tournament final. The promotion claimed that they had beaten Antonio Inoki and Giant Baba in Tokyo, Japan.
29Ricky Steamboat (4) and Jay Youngblood3March 12, 198398Greensboro, NCHouse show
30Jack Brisco and Jerry Brisco1June 18, 1983107Greenville, SCHouse show
31Ricky Steamboat (5) and Jay Youngblood4October 3, 198318Greenville, SCHouse show
32Jack Brisco and Jerry Brisco2October 21, 198334Richmond, VAHouse show
33Ricky Steamboat (6) and Jay Youngblood5November 24, 198331Greensboro, NCStarrcade (1983)
Vacated4December 25, 19830N/AN/AThe NWA vacated the title after Steamboat announced his retirement from professional wrestling.
34Don Kernodle (2) and Bob Orton, Jr.1January 8, 198456Charlotte, NCHouse showdefeated Jimmy Valiant and Dory Funk, Jr. in a tournament final.
35Wahoo McDaniel (3) and Mark Youngblood1March 4, 198431Charlotte, NCHouse show
36Jack Brisco and Jerry Brisco3April 4, 198431Spartanburg, SCHouse show
37Wahoo McDaniel (4) and Mark Youngblood2May 5, 19843Greensboro, NCHouse show
38Don Kernodle (3) and Ivan Koloff (2)1May 8, 1984165Raleigh, NCHouse show
39Manny Fernandez and Dusty Rhodes (2)1October 20, 1984149Raleigh, NCHouse showIvan and Nikita Koloff turn on Don Kernodle after the match, seriously (kayfabe) injuring him.
40Ivan Koloff (3) and Nikita Koloff1March 18, 1985113Fayetteville, NCHouse showDuring this title reign, Krusher Krushchev (1) joined the Koloffs to form a three-man team, in which the NWA applied the Freebird Rule, allowing all three members to defend the title.
41The Rock 'n' Roll Express
(Robert Gibson and Ricky Morton)
1July 9, 198596Shelby, NCHouse showDefeated Ivan Koloff and Krusher Khrushchev.
42Ivan Koloff (4) and Nikita Koloff2October 13, 198546Charlotte, NCHouse show
43The Rock 'n' Roll Express2November 28, 198566Greensboro, NCStarrcade (1985)
44The Midnight Express
(Dennis Condrey and Bobby Eaton)
1February 2, 1986195Atlanta, GASuperstars on the Superstation
45The Rock 'n' Roll Express3August 16, 1986112Philadelphia, PAHouse show
46Manny Fernandez (2) and Rick Rude1December 6, 1986171Atlanta, GAWorld Championship WrestlingThis title change aired on tape delay that evening.
47The Rock 'n' Roll Express4May 26, 1987126Spokane, WA (see note)N/AAwarded in a phantom match in Spokane, WA, defeating (kayfabe) defeated Fernandez and Ivan Koloff (substituting for Rude after he left for the WWF). An earlier match against Fernandez and Rude was also shown.
48Arn Anderson and Tully Blanchard1September 29, 1987180Misenheimer, NCNWA Pro WrestlingMatch was no disqualification. The Midnight Express attacked the Rock 'n' Roll Express en route to the ring, injuring Ricky Morton. Robert Gibson wrestled most of the match solo, but when an injured Morton returned to the ring, he was immediately put into a submission hold by Blanchard. Gibson surrendered rather than risk further injury to Morton. This title change aired on tape delay.
49Lex Luger and Barry Windham1March 27, 198824Greensboro, NCClash of the Champions I
50Arn Anderson and Tully Blanchard2April 20, 1988143Jacksonville, FLTV TapingWindham turned on Luger and joined the Four Horsemen. This title change aired on tape delay.
51The Midnight Express
(Bobby Eaton (2) and Stan Lane)
1September 10, 198849Philadelphia, PAHouse showAnderson and Blanchard left for the WWF after this match.
52The Road Warriors
(Animal and Hawk)
1October 29, 1988155New Orleans, LAHouse show
53Varsity Club
(Mike Rotunda and Steve Williams)
1April 2, 198935New Orleans, LAClash of the Champions VI: Ragin' CajunReferee Teddy Long fast-counted Road Warrior Hawk's shoulders on the mat, beginning Long's eventual heel turn that would see him fired as a referee and become a manager.
Vacated5May 7, 19890Nashville, TNWrestleWar (1989)The NWA forced Rotunda and Williams to relinquish the titles due to Varsity Club members Kevin Sullivan and Dan Spivey attacking special referee Nikita Koloff during the WrestleWar '89 title defense against the Road Warriors.
54The Fabulous Freebirds
(Jimmy Garvin and Michael Hayes)
1June 14, 1989140Fort Bragg, NCClash of the Champions VII: Guts and GloryDefeated The Midnight Express in a tournament final.
55The Steiner Brothers
(Rick Steiner and Scott Steiner)
1November 1, 1989199Atlanta, GAWorld Championship WrestlingThis title change aired on tape delay on November 18, 1989.
(Butch Reed and Ron Simmons)
1May 19, 1990281Washington, D.C.Capital CombatTitle renamed the WCW World Tag Team Championship during this reign following WCW breaking ties with the NWA.
57The Fabulous Freebirds2February 24, 1991-6Phoenix, AZWrestleWar (1991)Lost the titles at a TV taping 6 days before winning them.
58The Steiner Brothers2February 18, 1991152Montgomery, ALWCW ProThis title change aired on tape delay on March 9, 1991.
Vacated6July 20, 19910N/AWorld Championship WrestlingStripped of titles after Scott sustained a legitimate biceps injury.
59The Enforcers
(Arn Anderson (3) and Larry Zbyszko)
1September 5, 199175Augusta, GAClash of the Champions XVI: Fall BrawlDefeated Rick Steiner and Bill Kazmaier in a tournament final.
60Ricky Steamboat (7) and Dustin Rhodes1November 19, 199158Savannah, GAClash of the Champions XVII
61Arn Anderson (4) and Bobby Eaton (3)1January 16, 1992108Jacksonville, FLHouse show
62The Steiner Brothers3May 3, 199263Chicago, ILHouse show
63Terry Gordy and Steve Williams (2)1July 5, 199259Atlanta, GAHouse showOn July 12, 1992, Gordy and Williams won the NWA World Tag Team Championship, which was regarded as unified with the WCW World Tag Team Championship; from here until the withdrawal of WCW from the NWA, the two titles are defended together.
64Barry Windham (2) and Dustin Rhodes (2)1September 21, 199258Atlanta, GASaturday NightThis title change aired on tape delay on October 3, 1992.
65Ricky Steamboat (8) and Shane Douglas1November 18, 1992104Macon, GAClash of the Champions XXI
66The Hollywood Blonds
(Steve Austin and Brian Pillman)
1March 2, 1993169Macon, GAWCW WorldwideThis title change aired on tape delay on March 27, 1993.
67Arn Anderson (5) and Paul Roma1August 18, 199332Daytona, FLClash of the Champions XXIVAnderson and Roma are stripped of the NWA Tag Team Championship on September 1, 1993 following WCW's withdrawal from the NWA. WCW and NWA Tag Team Championships are hereafter no longer defended together.
68The Nasty Boys
(Jerry Sags and Brian Knobs)
1September 19, 199315Houston, TXFall Brawl (1993)
69Marcus Alexander Bagwell and 2 Cold Scorpio1October 4, 199320Columbus, GASaturday NightThis title change aired on tape delay on October 23, 1993.
70The Nasty Boys2October 24, 1993210New Orleans, LAHalloween Havoc (1993)
71Cactus Jack and Kevin Sullivan1May 22, 199456Philadelphia, PASlamboree (1994)
72Pretty Wonderful
(Paul Roma (2) and Paul Orndorff (2))
1July 17, 199470Orlando, FLBash at the Beach (1994)
73Stars and Stripes
(Marcus Alexander Bagwell (2) and The Patriot)
1September 25, 199428Atlanta, GAMain Event
74Pretty Wonderful
(Paul Roma (3) and Paul Orndorff (3))
2October 23, 199424Detroit, MIHalloween Havoc (1994)
75Stars and Stripes
(Marcus Alexander Bagwell (3) and The Patriot)
2November 16, 199422Jacksonville, FLClash of the Champions XXIX
76Harlem Heat
(Booker T and Stevie Ray)
1December 8, 1994164Atlanta, GASaturday NightThis title change aired on tape delay on January 14, 1995.
77The Nasty Boys3May 21, 1995-18St. Petersburg, FLSlamboreeLost the titles at a TV taping 18 days before winning them.
78Harlem Heat2May 3, 199549Orlando, FLWCW WorldWideThis title change aired on tape delay on June 24, 1995.
79Dick Slater (2) and Bunkhouse Buck1June 21, 199588Atlanta, GASaturday NightThis title change aired on tape delay on July 22, 1995. Taped 3 days before Harlem Heat's title win was broadcast.
80Harlem Heat3September 17, 19951Asheville, NCFall Brawl (1995)
81The American Males
(Marcus Bagwell (4) and Scotty Riggs)
1September 18, 19959Johnson City, TNNitro
82Harlem Heat4September 27, 1995117Atlanta, GASaturday NightThis title change aired on tape delay on October 28, 1995.
83Sting and Lex Luger (2)1January 22, 1996154Las Vegas, NVNitro
84Harlem Heat5June 24, 199630Charlotte, NCNitro
85The Steiner Brothers4July 24, 19963Cincinnati, OHHouse show
86Harlem Heat6July 27, 199658Dayton, OHHouse show
87The Public Enemy
(Johnny Grunge and Rocco Rock)
1September 23, 19968Birmingham, ALNitro
88Harlem Heat7October 1, 199626Canton, OHSaturday NightThis title change aired on tape delay on October 5, 1996.
89The Outsiders
(Kevin Nash and Scott Hall)
1October 27, 199690Las Vegas, NVHalloween Havoc (1996)
90The Steiner Brothers5January 25, 19972Cedar Rapids, IASouled Out (1997)
91The Outsiders2January 27, 199727Las Vegas, NVNitroWCW President Eric Bischoff stripped the Steiner Brothers of the titles and returned them to The Outsiders due to WCW referee Randy Anderson, who was not an official referee for Souled Out, counting the fall.
92Lex Luger (3) and The Giant1February 23, 19971Daly City, CASuperBrawl VII (1997)
93The Outsiders3February 24, 1997231Sacramento, CANitroWCW President Eric Bischoff returned the titles to The Outsiders as Luger was not medically cleared to wrestle at SuperBrawl.
Syxx (1) also gets credited with a reign as the nWo invoked "Wolfpac Rules" and named Syxx as champion after an injury to Nash.
94The Steiner Brothers6October 13, 199791Tampa, FLNitroDefeated Hall and Syxx for the titles.
95The Outsiders4January 12, 199828Jacksonville, FLNitro
96The Steiner Brothers7February 9, 199813El Paso, TXNitro
97The Outsiders5February 22, 199884Daly City, CASuperBrawl VIII (1998)The Outsiders win the titles after Scott turned on Rick and joined the nWo.
98Sting (2) and The Giant (2)1May 17, 199818Worcester, MASlamboree (1998)Sting and Giant won the titles after Hall turned on Nash and hit him with one of the title belts.
Vacated7June 4, 19980Peoria, ILThunderWCW vacated the titles after the tag team of Sting and The Giant was split up.
99Sting (3) and Kevin Nash (6)1June 14, 199836Baltimore, MDThe Great American Bash (1998)Sting won the championships in a singles match against The Giant, in which the winner would take control of the Tag Team Championship and choose a partner to defend with; on the following night's Nitro broadcast in Uniondale, NY, Sting chose Nash.
100Scott Hall (6) and The Giant (3)1July 20, 199898Salt Lake City, UTNitro
101Rick Steiner (8) and Marcus "Buff" Bagwell (5)/Kenny Kaos/Judy Bagwell1October 25, 199871Las Vegas, NVHalloween Havoc (1998)Steiner and Buff Bagwell [8] defeated The Giant and Scott Steiner, who subbed for an injured Hall.[9]
Since Bagwell turned on Steiner during the match, Steiner was allowed to pick a new championship partner, and chose Kaos the next night on Nitro.
Following an injury to Kaos, Steiner was allowed to pick another new championship partner, and (due to feuding with Bagwell and the NWO) chose Judy Bagwell (mother of Buff Bagwell)
Vacated8January 4, 199948Atlanta, GANitroWCW vacated the championship after Steiner sustained a legitimate injury.
102Barry Windham (3) and Curt Hennig1February 21, 199921Oakland, CASuperBrawl IX (1999)Defeated Chris Benoit and Dean Malenko in a tournament final.
103Chris Benoit and Dean Malenko1March 14, 199915Louisville, KYUncensored (1999)
104The Filthy Animals (Rey Misterio, Jr. and Billy Kidman)1March 29, 199941Toronto, OntarioNitro
105Raven and Perry Saturn1May 9, 199922St. Louis, MOSlamboree (1999)Title won in a tag-team triangle match also involving the team of Chris Benoit and Dean Malenko.
106The Jersey Triad
(Diamond Dallas Page, Bam Bam Bigelow and Chris Kanyon)
1May 31, 19998Houston, TXNitroPage and Bigelow defeated Saturn and Chris Kanyon (serving as an injury substitute for Raven) when Kanyon turned on Saturn.
Kanyon was then given a share of the title, and the "Freebird Rule" was placed in effect.
107Chris Benoit (2) and Perry Saturn (2)1June 10, 19993Syracuse, NYThunderDefeated Page and Kanyon for the title
108The Jersey Triad2June 13, 199962Baltimore, MDThe Great American Bash (1999)Page and Kanyon won the title, with Bigelow also defending via the "Freebird Rule"
109Harlem Heat8August 14, 19999Sturgis, SDRoad Wild (1999)Defeated Bigelow and Kanyon for the title
110West Texas Rednecks
(Barry Windham (4) and Kendall Windham)
1August 23, 199920Las Vegas, NVNitro
111Harlem Heat9September 12, 199936Winston-Salem, NCFall Brawl (1999)
112The Filthy Animals (Konnan and Rey Misterio, Jr. (2))1October 18, 19996Philadelphia, PANitro
Vacated9October 24, 19990Las Vegas, NVHalloween Havoc (1999)WCW vacated the titles after Misterio, Jr. sustained a legitimate leg injury.
113Harlem Heat10October 24, 19991Las Vegas, NVHalloween Havoc (1999)Titles won in a Triple Threat Street Fight against Konnan & Billy Kidman and Brian Knobs & Hugh Morrus.
114The Filthy Animals (Konnan (2) and Billy Kidman (2))1October 25, 199928Phoenix, AZNitro
115Creative Control
(Gerald and Patrick)
1November 22, 199915Auburn Hills, MINitro
116Bret Hart and Goldberg1December 7, 19996Madison, WIThunderBoth men achieved the Triple Crown at the same time with this win.
117The Outsiders
(Kevin Nash (7) and Scott Hall (7))
6December 13, 199914New Orleans, LANitro
Vacated10December 27, 19990Houston, TXNitroWCW vacated the titles after Hall sustained a legitimate injury.
118David Flair and Crowbar1January 3, 200015Greenville, SCNitroDefeated Kevin Nash and Scott Steiner in a tournament final.
119The Mamalukes
(Johnny the Bull and Big Vito)
1January 18, 200025Evansville, INThunder
120The Harris Brothers (formerly Creative Control)
(Ron Harris and Don Harris)
2February 12, 20001Oberhausen, GermanyHouse show
121The Mamalukes2February 13, 200035Leipzig, GermanyHouse show
122The Harris Brothers3March 19, 200022Miami, FLUncensored (2000)
Vacated11April 10, 20000Denver, CONitroWCW Presidents Vince Russo and Eric Bischoff vacated every WCW championship during WCW's reboot.
123Shane Douglas (2) and Buff Bagwell (6)1April 16, 200029Chicago, ILSpring StampedeDefeated The Total Package and Ric Flair in a tournament final.
(Brian Adams and Bryan Clark)
1May 15, 200015Biloxi, MSNitro
125Perfect Event
(Shawn Stasiak and Chuck Palumbo)
1May 30, 200040Nampa, IDThunderThis title change aired on tape delay.
126KroniK2July 9, 200035Daytona Beach, FLBash at the Beach (2000)
127Dark Carnival
(The Great Muta and Vampiro)
1August 13, 20001Vancouver, British ColumbiaNew Blood Rising (2000)
128The Filthy Animals
(Rey Misterio, Jr. (3) and Juventud Guerrera)
1August 14, 200035Kelowna, British ColumbiaNitro
Vacated12September 18, 20000Ontario, CanadaNitroMisterio, Jr. and Guerrera were forced to relinquish the titles by WCW.
129Sean O'Haire and Mark Jindrak1September 25, 200014Uniondale, NYNitroO'Haire and Jindrak won the titles in a battle royal.
130Misfits in Action
(Lieutenant Loco and Corporal Cajun)
1October 9, 20000Sydney, AustraliaThunder
131Sean O'Haire and Mark Jindrak2October 9, 200038Sydney, AustraliaThunder
132Alex Wright and General Rection1November 16, 20004Oberhausen, GermanyMillennium Final
133Perfect Event2November 20, 20006Augusta, GANitro
134The Insiders
(Diamond Dallas Page (3) and Kevin Nash (8))
1November 26, 20008Milwaukee, WIMayhem (2000)
135Perfect Event3December 4, 200013Lincoln, NEN/AWCW Commissioner Mike Sanders awarded Stasiak and Palumbo the titles after The Insiders were forced to vacate the titles.
136The Insiders
(Diamond Dallas Page (4) and Kevin Nash (9))
2December 17, 200028Washington, D.C.Starrcade (2000)
137Natural Born Thrillers
(Chuck Palumbo (4) and Sean O'Haire (3))
1January 14, 2001205Indianapolis, INSinThis title reign by Palumbo and O'Haire was the final recognized by WCW before its assets were bought by the WWF; titles renamed to WCW Tag Team Championship.
138The Brothers of Destruction
(Kane and The Undertaker)
1August 7, 200149Los Angeles, CASmackDown!This title change aired on tape delay.
139Booker T (11) and Test1September 25, 200113Dayton, OHSmackDown!This title change aired on tape delay.
140The Hardy Boyz
(Jeff Hardy and Matt Hardy)
1October 8, 200115Indianapolis, INRaw
141The Dudley Boyz
(Bubba Ray Dudley and D-Von Dudley)
1October 23, 200126Omaha, NESmackDown!
-Unified-November 18, 2001-Survivor SeriesN/AUnified with the WWF Tag Team Championship when the Dudley Boyz beat the Hardy Boyz .

List of top combined reigns[edit]

¤The exact length of one title reign is uncertain, so the shortest possible length is used.

By team[edit]

RankTeamNo. of reignsCombined days
1.The Minnesota Wrecking Crew7992¤
2.The Steiner Brothers7520
3.Harlem Heat10470
4.The Rock 'n' Roll Express4400
5.Ricky Steamboat and Jay Youngblood5347
6.Arn Anderson and Tully Blanchard2323
7.Ric Flair and Greg Valentine2286¤
9.The Nasty Boys3259
10.The Outsiders5244
11.The Outsiders with Syxx1231
12.Sean O'Haire and Chuck Palumbo1205
13.The Midnight Express (Dennis Condrey and Bobby Eaton)1195
14.Sgt. Slaughter and Don Kernodle1193¤
15.Ole Anderson and Stan Hansen1185¤
16.Baron Von Raschke and Greg Valentine1177¤
17.Jack Brisco and Jerry Brisco3172
18.Hollywood Blonds1169
19.Ivan Koloff and Don Kernodle1165
Baron Von Raschke and Paul Jones2165
21.Jimmy Snuka and Ray Stevens1158
22.Road Warriors1155
23.Lex Luger and Sting1154
24.Dusty Rhodes and Manny Fernandez1150
Manny Fernandez and Rick Rude1150
26.Jimmy Snuka and Paul Orndorff1148¤
27.The Fabulous Freebirds2134
28.Paul Jones and Masked Superstar2127
29.Ivan Koloff and Nikita Koloff (with Krusher Khrushchev)1113
30.Arn Anderson and Bobby Eaton1108
31.Shane Douglas and Ricky Steamboat1104
32.The Giant and Scott Hall1098
33.Pretty Wonderful1094
34.Terry Gordy and Steve Williams1078
36.The Jersey Triad2072
37.Kenny Kaos and Rick Steiner1070
The Mamalukes2070
39.Perfect Event3059
40.Dustin Rhodes and Ricky Steamboat1058
Dustin Rhodes and Barry Windham1058
42.Bunkhouse Buck and Dick Slater1057
43.Don Kernodle and Bob Orton, Jr.1056
Cactus Jack and Kevin Sullivan1056
45.Mr. Wrestling and Dino Bravo1054
46.Mark Jindrak and Sean O'Haire2052
Stars and Stripes2050
49.The Midnight Express (Bobby Eaton and Stan Lane)1049
The Brothers of Destruction1049
51.Ivan Koloff and Nikita Koloff1046
52.Paul Jones and Ricky Steamboat1045
53.Ray Stevens and Greg Valentine1042
54.Filthy Animals (Billy Kidman and Rey Misterio, Jr.)1041
55.Creative Control/Harris Brothers3040
56.The Insiders2036
57.The Varsity Club1035
Kevin Nash and Sting1035
Filthy Animals (Juventud Guerrera and Rey Misterio, Jr.)1035
60.Wahoo McDaniel and Mark Youngblood2033
61.Arn Anderson and Paul Roma1032
62.Buff Bagwell and Shane Douglas1029
63.Ray Stevens and Ivan Koloff1028
Filthy Animals (Billy Kidman and Konnan)1028
65.Wahoo McDaniel and Paul Jones1027
66.The Dudley Boyz1026
67.Lex Luger and Barry Windham1024
68.Raven and Perry Saturn1022
69.West Texas Rednecks (Curt Hennig and Barry Windham)1021
70.Marcus Bagwell and 2 Cold Scorpio1020
West Texas Rednecks (Barry Windham and Kendall Windham)1020
72.The Giant and Sting1018
73.Chris Benoit and Dean Malenko1015
Crowbar and David Flair1015
The Hardy Boyz1015
76.Ric Flair and Blackjack Mulligan1014
77.Booker T and Test1013
78.The American Males1009
79.The Public Enemy1008
80.Wahoo McDaniel and Rufus R. Jones1007
Dusty Rhodes and Dick Slater1007
82.Filthy Animals (Konnan and Rey Misterio, Jr.)1006
Goldberg and Bret Hart1006
84.Disco Inferno and Alex Wright1004
85.Chris Benoit and Perry Saturn1003
86.Lex Luger and The Giant1001
The Great Muta and Vampiro1001
88.Misfits in Action1000 (<30 min)

By wrestler[edit]

RankWrestlerNo. of reignsCombined Days
1Ole Anderson81,162
2Gene Anderson7977
3Rick Steiner8592
4Scott Hall7572
5Ricky Steamboat8554
6Kevin Nash9546
7Arn Anderson5538
8Greg Valentine4530
9Scott Steiner7521
10Booker T11452
11Stevie Ray10439
12Don Kernodle3413
13Robert Gibson4400
Ricky Morton4400
15Baron Von Raschke3367
16Paul Jones6364
17Ivan Koloff4352
Bobby Eaton3352
19Jay Youngblood5347
20Tully Blanchard2323
21Manny Fernandez2320
22Ric Flair3300
23Jimmy Snuka2281
Butch Reed1281
Ron Simmons1281
26Chuck Palumbo4264
27Sean O'Haire3257
29Ray Stevens3228
30Paul Orndorff3217
32Jerry Sags3207
Brian Knobs3207
34Dennis Condrey1195
35Sgt. Slaughter1192
36Stan Hansen1185
37Lex Luger3179
38Jack Brisco3172
Jerry Brisco3172
40Rick Rude1171
41Dusty Rhodes2170
42Steve Austin1169
Brian Pillman1169
44Nikita Koloff2159
47Jimmy Garvin2134
Michael Hayes2134
49Shane Douglas2133
50The Masked Superstar2127
51Paul Roma3126
52Barry Windham4123
53The Giant3117
54Dustin Rhodes2116
55Krusher Khrushchev1113
56Marcus Alexander Bagwell/Marcus Bagwell/Buff Bagwell6109
57Diamond Dallas Page4106
58Steve Williams294
59Rey Mysterio, Jr.382
60Dick Slater278
61Larry Zbyszko175
62Kenny Kaos170
Bam Bam Bigelow270
Chris Kanyon270
65Billy Kidman269
66Wahoo McDaniel468
67Johnny the Bull260
Big Vito260
69Terry Gordy159
Shawn Stasiak259
71Bunkhouse Buck157
72Bob Orton, Jr.156
Cactus Jack156
Kevin Sullivan156
75Dino Bravo154
Mr. Wrestling154
77Mark Jindrak252
78The Patriot250
Brian Adams250
Bryan Clark250
81Stan Lane149
The Undertaker149
84Gerald/Ron Harris338
Patrick/Don Harris338
86Mike Rotunda135
Juventud Guerrera135
88Mark Youngblood234
90Perry Saturn227
91Bubba Ray Dudley126
D-Von Dudley126
94Curt Hennig121
952 Cold Scorpio120
Chris Benoit220
Kendall Windham120
98Dean Malenko115
David Flair115
Jeff Hardy115
Matt Hardy115
103Blackjack Mulligan114
105Scotty Rigs19
106Johnny Grunge18
Rocco Rock18
108Rufus R. Jones17
109Bret Hart16
111Alex Wright14
General Rection14
113The Great Muta11
115Lieutenant Loco10
Corporal Cajun10



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