Defeat Rick Steiner & Scott Steiner to win NWA
World Tag Team Title on 90/05/19 in Washington, DC; title exclusively
referred to as WCW World Tag Team Title from 1991/01; NWA world title
considered vacant until the tournament in 92/07.
Fabulous Freebirds: Michael Hayes & Jimmy Garvin
Had already lost the belts to the Steiners at a TV taping before winning them from Doom.
Defeat Austin & Lord Steven Regal, subbing for injured Pillman;
recognition dropped by NWA in 1993/09 when WCW withdraws from
NWA; title continues to be recognized by WCW; the NWA continues as a
legal entity following the withdrawal of WCW and holds a tournament
for the NWA World Tag Team
Title in 1995.
Rick Steiner & Scott Steiner defeat Nash & Hall, members of New World Order, on 1997/01/26 in Cedar Rapids, IA but are forced to return the titles the next night by WCW Vice President Eric Bischoff, who is also a member of nWo; The Giant & Lex Luger defeat Nash & Hall on 1997/02/23 in San Francisco, CA but return the titles the next night.
Vacant on 1998/06/04 after Sting and Giant break up; Giant puts the belts on the line, along with Brian Adams as his chosen partner to face Lex Luger and Diamond Dallas Page on 1998/06/04; Page pins Adams and wins the match; however, WCW Chairman of the Board J.J. Dillon comes out and says that Sting and Giant will face each other in a singles match and the winner will pick a new partner.
Rick Steiner & Marcus Bagwell defeat The Giant & Scott Steiner, subbing for Scott Hall, in previous night in Las Vegas, NV, but Bagwell turns on Rick; Rick choses Kaos as a new partner on 1998/10/26; vacant in 1999/01 due to Steiner's injury.
Defeat Perry Saturn & Kanyon, subbing for injured Raven; lose to Chris Benoit & Perry Saturn, substituting for Ric Flair, who leaves the ring during the match; Flair declares the title does not change because of illegal/unofficial substitution; Flair later gives the right to the title to any combination of the New Jersey Triad (Page, Bigelow, and Kanyon).