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NWA International Tag Team Title

WWA ( 1966 )
JWA ( 1966 - 1973/04/14 )
Amarillo ( 1973 - 1974 )
All Japan ( 1974 - 1988/06/10 )

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Fabulous Kangaroos: Al Costello & Roy Heffernan 1962 *  
First champions; have been billed as the champions in Texas at least from 58/11; the title said to be also held by George Scott & Sandy Scott and Kurt Von Stroheim & Kart Von Stroheim before Mike Paidousis & Fritz von Goering become the 6th champions in Texas; another (fictitious) title history has the Kangaroos defeating Antonino Rocca & Vittorio Apollo in 59 to become the first champions, and then the title is held by Edouard Carpentier & Nick Bockwinkel, Johnny Barend & Magnificent Maurice, and Kangaroo Kennedy & Johnny Kostas, whom Paidousis & von Goering defeat to become the 6th champions.
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Mike Paidousis & Fritz von Goering 1966/09/22<  
Defend the title on 66/09/22 in Los Angeles, CA; billed in Japan as the 6th champions.
Giant Baba & Michiaki Yoshimura 1966/11/05 Tokyo
Bill Watts & Tarzan Tyler 1967/10/06 Fukushima
Giant Baba & Antonio Inoki 1967/10/31 Osaka
Vacant when Inoki no-shows defence against Crusher Lisowski & Bill Miller on 68/01/08 in Hiroshima because of heavy snow.
Giant Baba & Antonio Inoki [2] 1968/02/03 Tokyo
Defeat Crusher Lisowski & Bill Miller.
Wilbur Snyder & Danny Hodge 1969/01/09 Hiroshima
Giant Baba & Antonio Inoki [3] 1969/02/04 Sapporo
Crusher Lisowski & Dick the Bruiser 1969/08/11 Sapporo
Giant Baba & Antonio Inoki [4] 1969/08/13 Osaka
Dory Funk Jr. & Terry Funk 1971/12/07 Sapporo
Giant Baba & Seiji Sakaguchi 1972/05/19 Los Angeles, CA, USA
Baba vacates the title on 72/09/02 when he leaves JWA.
Kintaro Ohki (KIM Il) & Seiji Sakaguchi 1972/12/02 Tokyo
Defeat Gene Kiniski & Bobo Brazil.
Johnny Valentine & Killer Karl Krupp 1973/02/22 Osaka
Kintaro Ohki & Umanosuke Ueda 1973/03/06 Nagoya
Killer Karl Krupp & Fritz Von Erich 1973/04/18 Yaizu
Killer Karl Krupp & Karl Von Steiger 1973/04
Von Erich gives up the title; Krupp chooses Von Steiger as new partner.
Dory Funk Jr. & Terry Funk [2] 1973/05/26 Amarillo, TX, USA
Ciclon Negro & Killer Karl Kox 1973/08/29 Lubbock, TX, USA
Dory Funk Jr. & Terry Funk [3] 1973/09/26 Lubbock, TX, USA
Giant Baba & Jumbo Tsuruta 1975/02/05 San Antonio, TX, USA
Kintaro Ohki & Kim Duk 1976/10/28 Tokyo
Giant Baba & Jumbo Tsuruta [2] 1976/12/09 Tokyo
Kintaro Ohki & Kim Duk [2] 1977/11/07 Seoul, KOR
Giant Baba & Jumbo Tsuruta [3] 1978/05/11 Osaka
Abdullah the Butcher & Ray Candy 1979/10/12 Asahikawa
Giant Baba & Jumbo Tsuruta [4] 1979/10/19 Kooriyama
Also win NWA World Tag Team Title on 80/06/28 in Detroit, MI, defeating John Bonelllo & Randy Scott (the title is abandoned when the Detroit promotion closes in 80/10).
Stan Hansen & Ron Bass 1983/04/12 Matsuyama
Giant Baba & Jumbo Tsuruta [5] 1983/04/17 Nagasaki
Tiger Jeet Singh & Umanosuke Ueda 1983/07/26 Fukuoka
Giant Baba & Jumbo Tsuruta [6] 1983/08/01 Tokyo
Vacate in 85/05 when Baba injured; Tsuruta & Gen'ichiro Tenryu wrestle Tiger Jeet Singh & Umanosuke Ueda for the vacant title on 84/05/20 but the match ends with a DDQ.
Jumbo Tsuruta & Gen'ichiro Tenryu 1984/09/03 Hiroshima
Defeat Bruiser Brody & Crusher Blackwell.
Riki Choshu & Yoshiaki Yatsu 1986/02/05 Sapporo
Jumbo Tsuruta & Gen'ichiro Tenryu [2] 1987/02/05 Tokyo
Road Warriors: Hawk & Animal 1987/03/12 Sapporo
Jumbo Tsuruta & Yoshiaki Yatsu 1988/06/10 Tokyo
PWF World Tag Team champions Tsuruta & Yatsu defeat NWA International tag team champions Road Warriors to unify both titles to be the first World Tag Team Champions.

* See World Tag Team Title.