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National Wrestling Alliance - Chicago
World Tag Team Championship
(1953 - 1960)
Won By: Won From:     Date: Event: Location: Length of         
Title Reign:         
Athol Layton & James Blears Awarded Jun. 01, 1953        -- -- 54 days     
Layton & Blears are awarded the titles in 1953, date unknown.
Bill Melby & Billy Darnell Blears & Angelo Jul. 25, 1953        -- Chicago, IL, USA 84 days     
Martino Angelo substituted for the injured Athol Layton.
Sharpe Brothers:
Ben Sharpe & Mike Sharpe
Melby & Darnell Oct. 17, 1953        -- Chicago, IL, USA 59 days     
** Title Vacated ** Sharpe Brothers Dec. 15, 1953        -- -- 31 days     
The titles are vacated in 1953 after the Sharpe Brothers leave the promotion area, date unknown.
Bill Melby (2) & Billy Darnell (2) Awarded Jan. 15, 1954        -- -- 29 days     
Melby & Darnell are awarded the titles in 1954, date unknown.
Reggie Lisowski & Art Neilson Melby & Witzig Feb. 13, 1954        -- -- 1 yr, 34 days     
Jack Witzig subsituted fro the injured Billy Darnell.
Pat O'Connor & Roy McClarity Lisowski & Neilson Mar. 19, 1955        -- Moline, IL, USA 302 days     
Brunetti Brothers:
Guy & Joe
-- Jan. 15, 1956        -- -- 34 days     
Recognized as champions before February of 1956, date and circumstances unknown.
Danny Plechas & Mike Dibiase Brunetti Brothers Feb. 18, 1956        -- Moline, IL, USA 25 days     
Lisowski Brothers:
Reggie (2) & Stan (2)
-- Mar. 15, 1956        -- -- 233 days     
Recognized as champions around March of 1956, date and circumstances unknown.
Bobby Bruns & Roy McClarity (2) The Volkoffs Nov. 03, 1956        -- Des Moines, IA, USA 21 days     
Reasons why The Volkoffs (Boris & Nicoli) where in the match for the titles unknown.
The Volkoffs:
Boris & Nicoli
Lisowski Brothers Nov. 24, 1956        -- Milwaukee, WI, USA 7 days     
Reasons why The Lisowski Brothers (Reggie & Stan) where in the match for the titles unknown.
Lisowski Brothers:
Reggie (3) & Stan (3)
-- Dec. 01, 1956        -- -- 14 days     
Recognized as champions before the Volkoffs in December of 1956, date and circumstances unknown.
The Volkoffs:
Boris (2) & Nicoli (2)
Lisowski Brothers Dec. 15, 1956        -- Milwaukee, WI, USA 13 days     
Lisowski Brothers:
Reggie (4) & Stan (4)
-- Dec. 28, 1956        -- -- 13 days     
Recognized as champions before the Volkoffs in January of 1957, date and circumstances unknown.
The Volkoffs:
Boris (3) & Nicoli (3)
Lisowski Brothers Jan. 10, 1957        -- Indianapolis, IN, USA 135 days     
Edouard Carpentier & Verne Gagne The Volkoffs May 25, 1957        -- Milwaukee, WI, USA 21 days     
The Volkoffs:
Boris (4) & Nicoli (4)
Carpentier & Gagne Jun. 15, 1957        -- -- 61 days     
Lisowski Brothers:
Reggie Lisowski (5) & Stan Neilson (5)
The Volkoffs Aug. 15, 1957        -- -- 63 days     
Recognized as champions after the Volkoffs, date and location unknown.
Brunetti Brothers:
Guy Brunetti (2) & Joe Brunetti (2)
Lisowski Brothers Oct. 17, 1957        -- Indianapolis, IN, USA 128 days     
The Volkoffs:
Boris Volkoff (5) & Nicoli Volkoff (5)
Lisowski Brothers Feb. 22, 1958        -- Chicago, IL, USA 266 days     
Reason why the Lisowski Brothers (Reggie & Stan) where in the match for the titles unknown.
Fargo Brothers:
Don Fargo & Jackie Fargo
The Volkoffs Nov. 15, 1958        -- Chicago, IL, USA 181 days     
** Title Vacated ** Fargo Brothers May 15, 1959        -- -- 83 days     
The Fargos vacate the titles, date and reason unknown.
Shire Brothers:
Ray & Roy
Tournament Aug. 06, 1959        -- Indianapolis, IN, USA 189 days     
The Shire brothers defeated Dick Afflis & Angelo Poffo in the finals of a tournament for the Indiana version of the World Tag Team Titles, which is also recognized in Illinois.
Dick Afflis & Gene Kiniski Shire Brothers Feb. 11, 1960        -- -- 57 days     
Shire Brothers:
Ray Shire (2) & Roy Shire (2)
Afflis & Kiniski Apr. 09, 1960        -- -- 67 days     
The Indiana promotion leaves the N.W.A., date unknown, and retains control of the World Tag Team Title.