NWA United States Tag Team Championship

The title was renamed the Raw Tag Team Championship following the 2016 WWE Brand Extension Draft.

WWE Tag Team Championship Belt

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  • That night before each contest, the on-screen graphic used to refer to the champions and their respective championships, credited both Cage and Team 3D as still being NWA Champions. However, the for the encounters proclaimed the matches as being strictly for the "World Heavyweight Championship" or the "World Tag Team Championship". Team 3D defeated Steiner and Tomko and LAX in the first Three Way championship bout to retain the "World Tag Team Championship". In the second Three Way championship encounter, Angle defeated Cage and Sting to win the "World Heavyweight Championship".

    On May 17, 2007, and TNA's primary authority figure at the time, , unveiled the TNA World Tag Team Championship belt on that day's edition of TNA's online and awarded it to Team 3D; in the process making them the first official champions.

  • Although the title is a , three different wrestlers have held the championship by themselves — Samoa Joe, Kurt Angle, and Matt Morgan. Joe held the championship during his entire reign alone; however, Angle held the championship alone for 15 days until won a to become Angle's partner, and Morgan held the title after turning on and () injuring his tag team championship partner Hernandez. Overall, there have been 40 reigns shared between 41 wrestlers and 28 teams.

    The ECW World Tag Team Championship was introduced on June 23, 1992 under Eastern Championship Wrestling, the precursor to ECW as the Eastern Championship Wrestling Tag Team Championship. This was during the time Eastern Championship Wrestling was a member of the (NWA). In September 1994, Eastern Championship Wrestling seceded from the , and became Extreme Championship Wrestling. The title was then established as a and became known as the Extreme Championship Wrestling World Tag Team Championship. The title continued to be defended within the promotion until April 2001, when ECW closed down. ECW's assets were subsequently purchased by (WWE).In 2006, WWE relaunched the ECW franchise as a that remained active until 2010. During the first year of the relaunch ordered new physical belts to recommission the ECW World Tag Team Championship. However, the titles were not reactivated.

    Championship Current champion(s) Reign Date won Days
    Location Notes
    NXT Championship Samoa joe 2 August 20, 2016 1 Brooklyn, New York City, New York defeated vacant
    NXT Women's Championship Asuka 1 April 1, 2016 189 Dallas, Texas Defeated Bayley at NXT TakeOver: Dallas.
    NXT Tag Team Championship The Revival
    (Dash Wilder & Scott Dawson)
    2 (2,2) June 8, 2016 121 Winter Park, Florida Defeated American Alpha (Jason Jordan and Chad Gable) at NXT TakeOver: The End.

  • Name[2] Years[2]
    WWWF World Tag Team Championship June 1971 – October 1979
    WWF Tag Team Championship October 1979 – December 1983
    WWF World Tag Team Championship December 1983 – May 2002
    WWE Tag Team Championship May 2002 – October 14, 2002
    World Tag Team Championship October 14, 2002 – April 5, 2009
    Unified WWE Tag Team Championship April 5, 2009 - August 16, 2010

    The Tag Team Championship was a title defended and contested for by members of the . The title is generally believed to be reminiscent of the multitude of tag-team championships evident in several other professional wrestling corporations.

World Tag Team Championships - WWE

In March 2001, the WWF acquired all assets of (WCW), including its championships. Of these titles, the WWF operated the , , and championships. In late 2001, the WWF discontinued the WCW World Heavyweight (which was unified with the WWF Championship) and Tag Team Championships while the WWF Light Heavyweight Championship was retired in favor of the Cruiserweight, which would also be retired in 2007. In 2002, WWF was , and during this year, WWE discontinued the and after they were with the .