CWA World Tag Team Championship (Germany)

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The CWA World Tag Team Championship was the tag team professional wrestling title in the German professional wrestling promotion the Catch Wrestling Association. It was established in 1988, and lasted until the promotion's 2000 closing.[1][2]

Title history

Key
Symbol Meaning
No. The overall championship reign
Reign The reign number for the specific wrestler listed.
Event The event in which the championship changed hands
N/A The specific information is not known
Used for vacated reigns in order to not count it as an official reign
[Note #] Indicates that the exact length of the title reign is unknown, with a note providing more details.
# Team Reign Date Days held Location Event Notes Ref.
1 Tony St. Clair and Mile Zrno 1 November 23, 1988 577 Linz, Austria House show Defeated Dave Finlay and Mark Rocco to become the first champions.  
2 Dave Finlay and Marty Jones 1 June 23, 1990 41 Graz, Austria House show    
3 Franz Schumann and Mile Zrno (2) 1 August 3, 1990 505 Vienna, Austria World Catch Cup    
4 Chris Benoit and David Taylor 1 December 21, 1991 [Note 1] Bremen, Germany Euro Catch Festival    
- Vacated - June 1992 N/A N/A N/A Vacated when Taylor was injured and Benoit left the promotion to wrestle in New Japan Pro Wrestling.  
5 Mad Bull Buster and Larry Cameron 1 July 11, 1992 372 Graz, Austria Euro Catch Festival Defeated Mile Zrno and Steve Regal in a two out of three falls match to win the vacant title  
6 David Taylor (2) and Mile Zrno (3) 1 July 18, 1993 98 Graz, Austria Catch Cup    
7 Mad Bull Buster and Larry Cameron 2 October 24, 1993 50 Hanover, Germany House show    
- Vacated - December 13, 1993 N/A N/A N/A Larry Cameron died on December 13 from injuries suffered in a match occurring two days earlier, during which he collapsed, causing the title to be vacated [2][3]
8 Steve Casey and Tony St. Clair (2) 1 July 9, 1994 14 Graz, Austria Euro Catch Festival Defeated Dave Finlay and John Hawk to win the vacant title.  
9 The Wrecking Crew
(Fury and Rage)
1 July 23, 1994 24 Vienna, Austria Catch Cup  
10 Ulf Herman and August Smisl 1 August 16, 1994 446 Vienna, Austria Catch Cup Defeated John Hawk, substituting for Rage, and Fury to win the vacant title. Rage had injured his arm on August 13 when the top rope broke during a match.  
11 Cannonball Grizzly and John Hawk 1 November 5, 1995 41 Oldenburg, Germany House show    
12 Tony St. Clair (3) and August Smisl (2) 1 December 16, 1995 2 Bremen, Germany Euro Catch Festival    
- Vacated - December 18, 1995 N/A N/A N/A Vacated when Smisl was injured.  
13 Brian Armstrong and Cannonball Grizzly (2) 1 July 6, 1996 28 Graz, Austria Euro Catch Festival Defeated Tony St. Clair and Ulf Herman to win the vacant title  
14 Ulf Herman (2) and August Smisl (3) 2 August 3, 1996 [Note 2] Vienna, Austria House show    
- Vacated - 1996 N/A N/A N/A Vacated for undocumented reasons.  
15 Wildcat Brookside and Cannonball Grizzly (3) 1 December 21, 1996 [Note 3] Bremen, Germany Euro Catch Festival Defeated Tony St. Clair and Mick Tierney to win the vacant title.  
- Vacated - July 1997 N/A N/A N/A Vacated for undocumented reasons  
16 Ulf Herman (3) and Tony St. Clair (4) 1 July 5, 1997 98 Graz, Austria Euro Catch Festival Defeated Robbie Brookside and Mark the Hunter to win the vacant title.  
17 Jean-Pierre Lafitte and Rhino Richards 1 October 11, 1997 42 Hanover, Germany House show Defeated Tony St. Clair and Christian Eckstein, who was substiting Herman.  
18 Christian Eckstein and Ulf Herman (4) 1 November 22, 1997 [Note 4] Bremen, Germany House show    
- Vacated - October 1998 N/A N/A N/A Vacated when Herman left the promotion.  
19 XL Legend and Rhino Richards (2) 1 October 10, 1998 [Note 5] Hanover, Germany Catch World Cup Defeated Rico de Cuba and August Smisl to win the vacant title.  
- Vacated - October 1998 N/A N/A N/A Vacated when Rhino Richards left the promotion after signing with Extreme Championship Wrestling.  
20 Black Navy Seal and Ricky Santana 1 November 27, 1999 [Note 6] Bremen, Germany House show Defeated Michael Kovac and Dirk Rotzek to win the vacant title.  
- Retired - 2000 N/A N/A N/A The CWA closed  

Footnotes

  1. ^ The exact date the championship was vacated is uncertain, which means that the championship reign lasted between 163 and 192 days.
  2. ^ The exact date that the championship was vacated is unknown, which means that the championship reign lasted between 1 day and 140 days.
  3. ^ The exact date the championship was vacated is uncertain, which means that the championship reign lasted between 192 and 166 days.
  4. ^ The exact date the championship was vacated is uncertain, which means that the championship reign lasted between 313 and 322 days.
  5. ^ The exact date that the championship was vacated is uncertain, which means that the championship reign lasted between 1 day and 21 days.
  6. ^ The exact date the championship was vacated is uncertain, which means that the championship reign lasted between 35 and 765 days.

References

  1. ^ "CWA World Tag Team Championship" (in German). Cagematch.de. Retrieved 2007-11-26.
  2. ^ a b "C.W.A. World Tag Team Title". Wrestling-Titles.com. Retrieved 2007-11-26.
  3. ^ "Larry Cameron profile" (in German). Cagematch.de. Retrieved 2007-11-26.

See also

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