World Tag Team Championship ('71-'10) - Title History

On this page, you find the full Title History for the World Tag Team Championship ('71-'10), with all Championship Info, Statistics, the Belt Design changes through the years, and the full list of Title Reigns, along with dates, events, and reign durations.

The World Tag Team Championship ('71-'10) was contested in World Wrestling Entertainment, by men wrestlers.

The championship was first established on June 3, 1971.

With decades of action behind it, no other prize in tag team wrestling has more history than the World Tag Team Championship. As a result of its long-standing prestige, there have been countless battles over the World Tag Team Championship, including the Hart Foundation/Demolition Best-of-three Match at SummerSlam 1990, Owen Hart and Yokozuna's victory over The Smokin' Gunns at WrestleMania XI, and the amazing TLC Matches featuring Edge & Christian, The Dudleys and The Hardys. The World Tag Team Championship became part of the Unified Tag Team Championship at the 25th Anniversary of WrestleMania.

The WCW World Tag Team Championship was previously unified into this championship.

The World Tag Team Championship ('71-'10) was retired on August 16, 2010, when it was unified into the World Tag Team Championship, with the final champions being David Hart Smith & Tyson Kidd.

World Tag Team Championship ('71-'10): Title History

  • Promotions / Brands
    Promotionfromto
    Promotion World Wrestling EntertainmentWWEBrand RawSmackDown April 5, 2009 August 16, 2010
    Promotion World Wrestling EntertainmentWWEBrand Raw July 29, 2002 April 4, 2009
    Promotion World Wrestling EntertainmentWWEBrand SmackDown March 25, 2002 July 28, 2002
    Promotion World Wrestling EntertainmentWWF June 3, 1971 March 24, 2002
  • Defended With
  • Championship Names & Belt Designs
    • World Tag Team Championship October 7, 2002 August 16, 2010
    • WWE Tag Team Championship May 6, 2002 October 6, 2002
    • WWF Tag Team Championship August 30, 1998 May 5, 2002
    • WWF Tag Team Championship August 24, 1985 August 29, 1998
    • WWF Tag Team Championship January 21, 1985 August 23, 1985
    • WWF Tag Team Championship December 26, 1983 January 20, 1985
    • WWF World Tag Team Championship July 13, 1982 December 25, 1983
    • WWF World Tag Team Championship March 1, 1979 July 12, 1982
    • WWWF World Tag Team Championship June 27, 1972 February 28, 1979
    • WWWF World Tag Team Championship June 3, 1971

For the Title History of the championship in which this title was unified into, see the page for the World Tag Team Championship.

World Tag Team Championship ('71-'10): Title Reigns

World Tag Team Championship ('71-'10): Statistics

  • Promotion World Wrestling Entertainment
  • Gender Male
  • Title Type Tag Titles
  • Date Established June 3, 1971
  • Date Retired August 16, 2010
  • Unified With WCW World Tag Team ChampionshipWCW World Tag Team Championship
  • Unified Into WWE Tag Team ChampionshipWWE Tag Team Championship
  • Notes With decades of action behind it, no other prize in tag team wrestling has more history than the World Tag Team Championship. As a result of its long-standing prestige, there have been countless battles over the World Tag Team Championship, including the Hart Foundation/Demolition Best-of-three Match at SummerSlam 1990, Owen Hart and Yokozuna's victory over The Smokin' Gunns at WrestleMania XI, and the amazing TLC Matches featuring Edge & Christian, The Dudleys and The Hardys. The World Tag Team Championship became part of the Unified Tag Team Championship at the 25th Anniversary of WrestleMania.

Longest Reigns

RankWrestlerReignDays
& 489
& 370
& 337
& 294
& 279
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