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New Japan Pro Wrestling
International Wrestling Grand Prix
Tag Team Championship
(December 12, 1985 - Present)
Won By: Won From:     Date: Event: Location: Length of         
Title Reign:         
Kengo Kimura & Tatsumi Fujinami Tournament Dec. 12, 1985        -- Sendai, Tōhoku, Japan 236 days     
Kimura & Fujinami defeated Antonio Inoki & Seiji Sakaguchi in the finals of a tournament at the 1985 I.W.G.P. Tag Team League. Kimura & Fujinami were substituting for Bruiser Brody & Jimmy Snuka who no-showed the final match of the tournament. Officially recognized on January 5, 1986.
Akira Maeda & Osamu Kido Kimura & Fujinami Aug. 05, 1986        -- Tokyo, Kantō, Japan 49 days     
Tatsumi Fujinami (2) & Kengo Kimura (2) Maeda & Kido Sep. 23, 1986        -- Tokyo, Kantō, Japan 135 days     
** Title Vacated ** Fujinami & Kimura Feb. 05, 1987        -- -- 43 days     
The titles are vacated after Fujinama & Kimura split up.
Keiji Mutoh & Shiro Koshinaka Tournament Mar. 20, 1987        -- Tokyo, Kantō, Japan 6 days     
Mutoh & Koshinaka defeated Akira Maeda & Nobuhiko Takada in the finals of a 7-team tournament for the vacant title.
Akira Maeda (2) & Nobuhiko Takada Mutoh & Koshinaka Mar. 26, 1987        -- Osaka, Kansai, Japan 159 days     
Kazuo Yamazaki & Yoshiaki Fujiwara Maeda & Takada Sep. 01, 1987        -- Fukuoka, Kyushu, Japan 139 days     
Kengo Kimura (3) & Tatsumi Fujinami (3) Yamazaki & Fujiwara Jan. 18, 1988        -- Takuyama, Japan 144 days     
Masa Saito & Riki Choshu Kimura & Fujinami Jun. 10, 1988        -- Hiroshima, Chūgoku, Japan 279 days     
Super Strong Machine & George Takano Saito & Choshu Mar. 16, 1989        -- Yokohama, Kantō, Japan 119 days     
Riki Choshu (2) & Takayuki Iizuka Machine & Takano Jul. 13, 1989        -- Tokyo, Kantō, Japan 69 days     
Masa Saito (2) & Shinya Hashimoto Choshu & Iizuka Sep. 20, 1989        -- Osaka, Kansai, Japan 219 days     
Keiji Mutoh (2) & Masahiro Chono Saito & Hashimoto Apr. 27, 1990        -- Tokyo, Kantō, Japan 188 days     
Hiroshi Hase & Kensuke Sasaki Mutoh & Chono Nov. 01, 1990        -- Tokyo, Kantō, Japan 55 days     
Hiro Saito & Super Strong Machine (2) Hase & Sasaki Dec. 26, 1990        -- Hamamatsu, Japan 70 days     
Hiroshi Hase (2) & Kensuke Sasaki (2) Saito & Machine Mar. 06, 1991        -- Nagasaki, Japan 15 days     
Steiner Brothers:
Rick Steiner & Scott Steiner
Hase & Sasaki Mar. 21, 1991        W.C.W./N.J. Supershow Tokyo, Kantō, Japan 208 days     
** Title Vacated ** Steiner Brothers ???. ??, 1991        -- -- 21 days     
The titles are vacated due to the injury of Scott Steiner, date unknown.
Hiroshi Hase (3) & Keiji Mutoh (3) Steiner & Norton Nov. 05, 1991        -- Tokyo, Kantō, Japan 117 days     
Hase & Mutoh defeated Rick Steiner & Scott Norton for the vacant titles.
Big Van Vader & Bam Bam Bigelow Hase & Mutoh Mar. 01, 1992        -- Yokohama, Kantō, Japan 117 days     
Steiner Brothers:
Rick Steiner (2) & Scott Steiner (2)
Vader & Bigelow Jun. 26, 1992        -- Tokyo, Kantō, Japan 149 days     
Scott Norton & Tony Halme Steiner Brothers Nov. 22, 1992        -- Tokyo, Kantō, Japan 22 days     
Hell Raisers:
Hawk Warrior & Power Warrior
Norton & Halme Dec. 14, 1992        -- Osaka, Kansai, Japan 234 days     
Jurassic Power:
Hercules Hernandez & Scott Norton (2)
Hell Raisers Aug. 05, 1993        -- Tokyo, Kantō, Japan 152 days     
Hell Raisers:
Hawk Warrior (2) & Power Warrior (2)
Jurassic Power Jan. 04, 1994        -- Tokyo, Kantō, Japan 325 days     
Hiroshi Hase (4) & Keiji Mutoh (4) Hell Raisers Nov. 25, 1994        -- Iwate, Japan 167 days     
** Title Vacated ** Hase & Mutoh May 11, 1995        -- -- 32 days     
Mutoh vacates the title after winning the I.W.G.P. Heavyweight Championship.
Hiroyoshi Tenzan & Masahiro Chono (2) Hashimoto & Hirata Jun. 12, 1995        -- Osaka, Kansai, Japan 26 days     
** Title Vacated ** Tenzan & Chono Jul. 08, 1995        -- -- 5 days     
The titles are vacated after Chono is unable to appear at an event on July 7 due to the death of his father.
Junji Hirata & Shinya Hashimoto (2) Norton & Enos Jul. 13, 1995        -- Sapporo, Hokkaido, Japan 335 days     
Kazuo Yamazaki (2) & Takashi Iizuka (2) Hirata & Hashimoto Jun. 12, 1996        -- Osaka, Kansai, Japan 34 days     
Hiroyoshi Tenzan (2) & Masahiro Chono (3) Yamazaki & Iizuka Jul. 16, 1996        -- Sapporo, Hokkaido, Japan 172 days     
Kengo Kimura (4) & Tatsumi Fujinami (4) Tenzan & Chono Jan. 04, 1997        -- Tokyo, Kantō, Japan 98 days     
Kensuke Sasaki (3) & Riki Choshu (3) Kimura & Fujinami Apr. 12, 1997        -- Tokyo, Kantō, Japan 21 days     
Satoshi Kojima & Manabu Nakanishi Sasaki & Choshu May 03, 1997        -- Osaka, Kansai, Japan 99 days     
Kensuke Sasaki (4) & Kazuo Yamazaki (3) Kojima & Nakanishi Aug. 10, 1997        -- Nagoya, Chūbu, Japan 70 days     
Keiji Mutoh (5) & Masahiro Chono (4) Sasaki & Yamazaki Oct. 19, 1997        -- Kobe, Japan 200 days     
** Title Vacated ** Mutoh & Chono May 07, 1998        -- -- 29 days     
The titles are vacated due to the knee injury of Keiji Motuh.
Hiroyoshi Tenzan (3) & Masahiro Chono (5) Tournament Jun. 05, 1998        -- Tokyo, Kantō, Japan 40 days     
Tenzan & Chono defeated Genichiro Tenryu & Shiro Koshinaka in the finals of a 6-team tournament for the vacant titles.
Genichiro Tenryu & Shiro Koshinaka (2) Tenzan & Chono Jul. 15, 1998        -- Sapporo, Hokkaido, Japan 173 days     
Hiroyoshi Tenzan (4) & Satoshi Kojima (2) Tenryu & Koshinaka Jan. 04, 1999        -- Tokyo, Kantō, Japan 77 days     
Kensuke Sasaki (5) & Shiro Koshinaka (3) Tenzan & Kojima Mar. 22, 1999        -- Amagasaki, Japan 97 days     
Michiyoshi Ohara & Tatsutoshi Goto Sasaki & Koshinaka Jun. 27, 1999        -- Shizuoka, Japan 62 days     
Manabu Nakanishi (2) & Yuji Nagata Ohara & Goto Aug. 28, 1999        -- Tokyo, Kantō, Japan 327 days     
Hiroyoshi Tenzan (5) & Satoshi Kojima (3) Nakanishi & Nagata Jul. 20, 2000        -- Sapporo, Hokkaido, Japan 1 yr, 65 days     
Osamu Nishimura & Tatsumi Fujinami (5) Tenzan & Kojima Sep. 23, 2001        -- Osaka, Kansai, Japan 35 days     
Keiji Mutoh (6) & Taiyo Kea Nishimura & Fujinami Oct. 28, 2001        -- Fukuoka, Kyushu, Japan 96 days     
** Title Vacated ** Mutoh & Kea Feb. 01, 2002        -- -- 51 days     
The titles are vacated when Mutoh leaves N.J.P.W.
Hiroyoshi Tenzan (6) & Masahiro Chono (6) Tournament Mar. 24, 2002        -- Kobe, Japan 1 yr, 81 days     
Tenzan & Chono defeated Yuji Nagata & Manabu Nakanishi in the finals of a 7-team tournament for the vacant titles.
Hiroshi Tanahashi & Yutaka Yoshie Tenzan & Chono Jun. 13, 2003        -- Tokyo, Kantō, Japan 184 days     
Hiroyoshi Tenzan (7) & Osamu Nishimura (2) Tanahashi & Yoshie Dec. 14, 2003        Battle Final Tour Nagoya, Chūbu, Japan 49 days     
Minoru Suzuki & Yoshihiro Takayama Tenzan & Nishimura Feb. 01, 2004        -- Sapporo, Hokkaido, Japan 282 days     
** Title Vacated ** Suzuki & Takayama Nov. 09, 2004        -- -- 32 days     
The N.W.A. orders the titles be vacated due to the injury of Yoshihiro Takayama. Although Takayama refuses and gives the belt to Kensuke Sasaki, the titles are still declared vacant.
Hiroshi Tanahashi (2) & Shinsuke Nakamura Suzuki & Sasaki Dec. 11, 2004        -- Osaka, Kansai, Japan 323 days     
Hiroyoshi Tenzan (8) & Masahiro Chono (7) Tanahashi & Nakamura Oct. 30, 2005        -- Kobe, Japan 245 days     
Shiro Koshinaka (4) & Togi Makabe Tournament Jul. 02, 2006        -- Tokyo, Kantō, Japan 88 days     
Koshinaka & Makabe defeated Giant Bernard & Travis Tomko in a 4-team tournament to become the provisional champions when Chono is injured.
Manabu Nakanishi (3) & Takao Ohmori Koshinaka & Makabe Sep. 28, 2006        -- -- 164 days     
Nakanishi & Ohmori defeated Koshinaka & Makabe to become provisional champions. N.J.P.W. President Simon Kelly strips Chono & Tenzan of their titles on September 20 after they split up. Nakanishi & Ohmori are recognized as champions on September 28.
Giant Benard & Travis Tomko Nakanishi & Ohmori Mar. 11, 2007        -- Nagoya, Chūbu, Japan 343 days     
Togi Makabe (2) & Toru Yano Benard & Tomko Feb. 17, 2008        New Japan ISM Tour Tokyo, Kantō, Japan 322 days     
Team 3D:
Brother Devon & Brother Ray
Makabe & Yano Jan. 04, 2009        Wrestle Kingdom Tokyo, Kantō, Japan 98 days     
British Invasion:
Brutus Magnus & Doug Williams
Team 3D Jul. 30, 2009        iMPACT! Orlando, FL, USA 89 days     
Team 3D:
Brother Devon (2) & Brother Ray (2)
4-Way Match Oct. 18, 2009        Bound For Glory Irvine, CA, USA 78 days     
This was a 4-Way Full Metal Mayhem match which also included the champions Magnus & Williams, Beer Money Inc. and Booker T & Scott Steiner. This match was also contested for the T.N.A. World Tag Team Championship, won by Magnus & Williams.
No Limit:
Tetsuya Naito & Yujiro Takahashi
3-Way Hardcore Jan. 04, 2010        Wrestle Kingdom Bunkyo, Tokyo, Japan 119 days     
This was a 3-way hardcore match which also involved the champions Team 3D and Anderson & Bernard.
Blue Justice Army:
Wataru Inoue & Yuji Nagata (2)
3-Way Match May 03, 2010        Wrestling Dontaku Fukuoka, Fukuoka, Japan 47 days     
Bad Intentions:
Giant Benard (2) & Karl Anderson
3-Way Elimination Jun. 19, 2010        Dominion Namba, Osaka, Japan 1 yr, 199 days     
Ten-Koji:
Hiroyoshi Tenzan (9) & Satoshi Kojima (4)
Bad Intentions Jan. 04, 2012        Wrestle Kingdom Bunkyo, Tokyo, Japan 120 days     
Chaos:
Takashi Iizuka (3) & Toru Yano (2)
Ten-Koji May 03, 2012        Wrestling Dontaku Fukuoka, Kyushu, Japan 48 days     
** Title Held-Up ** Chaos Jun. 20, 2012        -- -- 110 days     
The titles were held-up after a controversial match against Tencozy (Hiroyoshi Tenzan & Satoshi Kajima).
Tencozy:
Hiroyoshi Tenzan (10) & Satoshi Kojima (5)
Chaos Jul. 22, 2012        Kizuna Road Yamagata, Tohoku, Japan 78 days     
Killer Elite Squad:
Davey Boy Smith Jr. & Lance Archer
Tencozy Oct. 08, 2012        King of Pro-Wrestling Tokyo, Kantō, Japan 207 days     
Tencozy:
Hiroyoshi Tenzan (11) & Satoshi Kojima (6)
4-Way Match May 03, 2013        Wrestling Dontaku Fukuoka, Kyushu, Japan 190 days     
This was a four-way match, which included the champions, Killer Elite Squad (Davey Boy Smith Jr. & Lance Archer), Chaos (Takashi Iizuka & Toru Yano) and Muscle Orchestra (Manabu Nakanishi & Strong Man).
Killer Elite Squad:
Davey Boy Smith Jr. (2) & Lance Archer (2)
Tencozy Nov. 09, 2013        Power Struggle Osaka, Kansai, Japan 56 days     
Bullet Club:
Doc Gallows & Karl Anderson (2)
Killer Elite Squad Jan. 04, 2014        Wrestle Kingdom Tokyo, Kantō, Japan 1 yr, 0 days     
Meiyu Tag:
Hirooki Goto & Katsuyori Shibata
Bullet Club Jan. 04, 2015        Wrestle Kingdom Tokyo, Kantō, Japan 38 days     
Bullet Club:
Doc Gallows (2) & Karl Anderson (3)
Meiyu Tag Feb. 11, 2015        The New Beginning Osaka, Kansai, Japan 53 days     
The Kingdom:
Matt Taven & Michael Bennett
Bullet Club Apr. 05, 2015        Invasion Attack Tokyo, Kantō, Japan 91 days     
Bullet Club:
Doc Gallows (3) & Karl Anderson (4)
The Kingdom Jul. 05, 2015        Dominion Osaka, Kansai, Japan 183 days     
Great Bash Heel:
Togi Makabe (2) & Tomoaki Honma
Bullet Club Jan. 04, 2016        Wrestle Kingdom Tokyo, Kantō, Japan 97 days     
Guerrillas of Destiny:
Tama Tonga & Tanga Roa
Great Bash Heel Apr. 10, 2016        Invasion Attack Tokyo, Kantō, Japan 70 days     
Briscoe Brothers:
Jay Briscoe & Mark Briscoe
Guerrillas of Destiny Jun. 19, 2016        Dominion Osaka, Kansai, Japan 113 days     
Guerrillas of Destiny:
Tama Tonga (2) & Tanga Roa (2)
Briscoe Brothers Oct. 10, 2016        King of Pro-Wrestling Tokyo, Kantō, Japan 86 days     
Chaos:
Tomohiro Ishii & Toru Yano (3)
Guerrillas of Destiny Jan. 04, 2017        Wrestle Kingdom Tokyo, Kantō, Japan 346 days