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INTERNATIONAL WRESTLING GRAND PRIX
TAG TEAM TITLE
(as of 2014/05/17)

[ 日本語 ]

Tatsumi Fujinami & Kengo Kimura 1985/12/12 Sendai
Defeat Antonio Inoki & Seiji Sakaguchi in final of '85 IWGP Tag Team League; Fujinami & Kimura substitute for Bruiser Brody & Jimmy Snuka who no-show for the final; officially recognized as the first IWGP Tag Team champions on 86/01/05.
Akira Maeda & Osamu Kido 1986/08/05 Tokyo
Tatsumi Fujinami & Kengo Kimura [2] 1986/09/23 Tokyo
Vacate on 87/02/05 when Fujinami & Kimura split.
Keiji Mutoh & Shiro Koshinaka 1987/03/20 Tokyo
Defeat Akira Maeda & Nobuhiko Takada in 7-team round-robin tournament final.
Akira Maeda & Nobuhiko Takada 1987/03/26 Osaka
Yoshiaki Fujiwara & Kazuo Yamazaki 1987/09/01 Fukuoka
Tatsumi Fujinami & Kengo Kimura [3] 1988/01/18 Tokuyama
Masa Saito & Riki Choshu 1988/06/10 Hiroshima
Super Strong Machine & George Takano 1989/03/16 Yokohama
Riki Choshu & Takayuki Iizuka 1989/07/13 Tokyo
Masa Saito & Shin'ya Hashimoto 1989/09/20 Osaka
Keiji Mutoh & Masahiro Chono 1990/04/27 Tokyo
Hiroshi Hase & Kensuke Sasaki 1990/11/01 Tokyo
Super Strong Machine & Hiro Saito 1990/12/26 Hamamatsu
Hiroshi Hase & Kensuke Sasaki [2] 1991/03/06 Nagasaki
Rick Steiner & Scott Steiner 1991/03/21 Tokyo
Scott vacates the title due to injury.
Hiroshi Hase & Keiji Mutoh 1991/11/05 Tokyo
Defeat Rick Steiner & Scott Norton.
Big Van Vader & Bam Bam Bigelow 1992/03/01 Yokohama
Rick Steiner & Scott Steiner [2] 1992/06/26 Tokyo
Scott Norton & Tony Halme 1992/11/22 Tokyo
Hell Raisers: Hawk Warrior & Power Warrior 1992/12/14 Osaka
Jurassic Powers: Scott Norton & Hercules Hernandez 1993/08/05 Tokyo
Hell Raisers [2] 1994/01/04 Tokyo
Hiroshi Hase & Keiji Mutoh [2] 1994/11/25 Morioka
Mutoh vacates the title on 05/11/94 after winning IWGP heavyweight title.
Masahiro Chono & Hiroyoshi Tenzan 1995/06/12 Osaka
Defeat Shin'ya Hashimoto & Junji Hirata; vacate in 95/07 when Chono fails to appear at on the 95/07/07 card because of his father's death.
Shin'ya Hashimoto & Junji Hirata 1995/07/13 Sapporo
Defeat Scott Norton & Mike Enos.
Kazuo Yamazaki & Takashi Iizuka 1996/06/12 Osaka
Masahiro Chono & Hiroyoshi Tenzan [2] 1996/07/16 Sapporo
Tatsumi Fujinami & Kengo Kimura [4] 1997/01/04 Tokyo
Riki Choshu & Kensuke Sasaki 1997/04/12 Tokyo
Satoshi Kojima & Manabu Nakanishi 1997/05/03 Osaka
Kensuke Sasaki & Kazuo Yamazaki 1997/08/10 Nagoya
Keiji Mutoh & Masahiro Chono [2] 1997/10/19 Kobe
Vacate on 98/05/07 because of Mutoh's knee surgery.
Masahiro Chono & Hiroyoshi Tenzan [3] 1998/06/05 Tokyo
Defeat Gen'ichiro Tenryu & Shiro Koshinaka in 6-team tournament final.
Gen'ichiro Tenryu & Shiro Koshinaka 1998/07/15 Sapporo
Hiroyoshi Tenzan & Satoshi Kojima 1999/01/04 Tokyo
Kensuke Sasaki & Shiro Koshinaka 1999/03/22 Amagasaki
Tatsutoshi Goto & Michiyoshi Ohara 1999/06/27 Shizuoka
Yuji Nagata & Manabu Nakanishi 1999/08/28 Tokyo
Hiroyoshi Tenzan & Satoshi Kojima [2] 2000/07/20 Sapporo
Tatsumi Fujinami & Osamu Nishimura 2001/09/23 Osaka
Keiji Mutoh & Taiyo Kea 2001/10/28 Fukuoka
Vacate on 02/02/01 when Mutoh leaves New Japan.
Masahiro Chono & Hiroyoshi Tenzan [4] 2002/03/24 Kobe
Defeat Yuji Nagata & Manabu Nakanishi in the final of 7-team tournament.
Yutaka Yoshie & Hiroshi Tanahashi 2003/06/13 Tokyo
Hiroyoshi Tenzan & Osamu Nishimura 2003/12/14 Nagoya
Minoru Suzuki & Yoshihiro Takayama 2004/02/01 Sapporo
Ordered by New Japan to vacate the title due on 04/11/09 due to Takayama's injury; Takayama refuses to vacate and gives the belt to Kensuke Sasaki on 04/11/21, but New Japan announces the title is vacant.
Hiroshi Tanahashi & Shinsuke Nakamura 2004/12/11 Osaka
Defeat Minoru Suzuki & Kensuke Sasaki.
Masahiro Chono & Hiroyoshi Tenzan [5] 2005/10/30 Kobe
Shiro Koshinaka & Togi Makabe defeat Giant Bernard & Travis Tomko in 4-team one-night tournament final on 06/07/02 in Tokyo to become the provisional champions when Chono is injured.
Manabu Nakanishi & Takao Ohmori 2006/09/28
Has defeated Koshinaka & Makabe on 06/07/17 in Sapporo to become the provisional champions; NJPW president Simon Kelly Inoki strips Chono & Tenzan of the title on 06/09/20 after Chono & Tenzan split; Nakanishi & Ohmori are officially recognized as the champions on 06/09/28
Giant Bernard & Travis Tomko 2007/03/11 Nagoya
Togi Makabe & Toru Yano 2008/02/17 Tokyo
Team 3D: Brother Ray & Brother Devon 2009/01/04 Tokyo
British Invasion: Brutus Magnus & Doug Williams 2009/07/21 Orlando, FL, USA
New Japan initially do not recognize or sanction the title match but officially recognize Magnus & Williams as the champions on 09/08/15.
Team 3D [2] 2009/10/18 Irvine, CA, USA
Win the title in a 4-way match against British Invasion, Main Event Mafia: Booker T & Scott Steiner, and Beer Money Inc.: Robert Roode & James Storm (British Invasion wins TNA World Title in the same match).
No Limit: Yujiro Takahashi & Tetsuya Naito 2010/01/04 Tokyo
Defeat Team 3D and Giant Bernard & Karl Anderson in a 3-way hardcore match.
Seigi-gun: Yuji Nagata & Wataru Inoue 2010/05/03 Fukuoka
Defeat No Limit and Giant Bernard & Karl Anderson in a 3-way match.
Giant Bernard & Karl Anderson 2010/06/19 Osaka
Defeat Nagata & Inoue and No Limit: Yujiro Takahashi & Tetsuya Naito in a 3-way match; also win GHC Title, defeating Takuma Sano & Yoshihiro Takayama on 11/06/18 in Osaka.
Hiroyoshi Tenzan & Satoshi Kojima [3] 2012/01/04 Tokyo
Toru Yano & Takashi Iizuka 2012/05/03 Fukuoka
Stripped on 12/06/20 for various reasons including attacking NJPW president Naoki Sugabayashi, boycotting official signing for the title match, and the finish (no contenst) of the title match on 12/06/16 in Osaka.
Hiroyoshi Tenzan & Satoshi Kojima [4] 2012/07/22 Yamagata
Defeat Toru Yano & Takashi Iizuka.
Killer Elite Squad: Davey Boy Smith Jr. & Lance Archer (Lance Hoyt) 2012/10/08 Tokyo
Also win NWA World Title, defeating Kingz of the Underground: Scot Summers & Ryan Genesis in a double title match on 13/04/20 in Houston, TX.
Hiroyoshi Tenzan & Satoshi Kojima [5] 2013/05/03 Fukuoka
Defeat Smith & Archer, Manabu Nakanishi & Strongman, and Toru Yano & Takashi Iizuka in 4-way match; NWA World Title not on the line and continues to be held by Smith & Archer.
Killer Elite Squad [2] 2013/11/09 Osaka
Win the second fall of a 2-fall 3-way match with a special rule against Tenzan & Kojima and Rob Conway & Jax Dane for the IWGP title; have lost the NWA World title to Conway & Dane in the first fall.
Karl Anderson & Doc Gallows (Luke Gallows) 2014/01/04 Tokyo




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