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This article is about IWE's current tag team championship. For IWE's original tag team championship, see List of World Tag Team Champions (IWE).

The IWE Tag Team Championship is a professional wrestling World Tag Team Championship contested for in International Wrestling Entertainment (IWE). The IWE Tag Team Championship was IWE's third World Tag Team Title, and seventh tag team title overall introduced in 2002. After IWE bought the bankrupt promotions of Xtreme Championship Wrestling (XCW) and World Championship Wrestling (WCW), and the WCW World Tag Team Championship, it split its roster two brands, Meltdown and Fusion, in a brand extention. As a result of this, IWE's original World Tag Team Championship was designated exclusive to the Meltdown brand, leaving Fusion without a Tag Team Championship. Soon afterward, a IWE Tag Team Championship was introduced onto the Fusion brand. In 2007, after the initiation of the XCW brand, IWE announced that the title would be shared between both brands, thus inter-brand matches could take place for the title. In 2009, the title was unified with the World Tag Team Championship and became recognized as the "Unified IWE Tag Team Championship" until August 2010 when the World Tag Team Championships was decommissioned in favor of continuing the lineage of the IWE Tag Team Championship.

The championship is generally contested in professional wrestling matches, in which participants execute scripted finishes rather than contend in direct competition. The inaugural champions were Kevin Hunter and Matt Borske, who won the titles in a tournament final in October 2002, while as of January 2011, the champions are Justin Black and Jake Wilson. Overall, there have been 35 reigns with the tag team of MNM (Johnny Linderman and Joey Hayes) holding the most reigns at 3, in addition, Johnny Morrison/Joe Linderman, Scott Wright and Brian McAlmond hold the most reigns individually at four. Paul and Brian Woods hold the longest reign at 331 days, in addition, Joe Linderman holds the longest combined reign individually at 541 days.

Title History[]

# Team Reigns Date Days Held Location Event Notes
1 Matt Borske and Kevin Hunter 1 October 20, 2002 16 Little Rock, AR No Mercy (2002)
2 Edge and Scott Wright 1 November 5, 2002 12 Manchester, NH Fusion
3 Brian and Josh 1 November 17, 2002 79 New York, NY Survivor Series (2002)
4 Junior Remeriz and Jared Keller 1 February 4, 2003 10 Philadelphia, PA Fusion
5 Brian McAlmond (2) and Park 1 May 18, 2003 44 Charlotte, NC Judgment Day (2002)
6 Junior Remeriz and Jared Keller 2 July 1, 2003 77 Rochester, NY Fusion
7 Brian (3) and Josh (2) 2 September 16, 2003 35 Raleigh, NC Fusion
8 The Nuss Brothers 1 October 21, 2003 105 Albany, NY Fusion
9 Keith and Scotty 1 February 3, 2004 77 Cleveland, OH Fusion
10 Jared Keller (3) and Ricki 1 April 20, 2004 56 Kelowna, BC Fusion
11 Scott and Harlan 1 June 15, 2004 21 Chicago, IL Fusion
12 Billy and Paul 1 July 6, 2004 63 Winnipeg, MB Fusion
13 Rene and Kenzo 1 September 7, 2004 91 Tulsa, OK Fusion
14 Scott Wright (2) and KVJ 1 December 7, 2004 35 Greenville, SC Fusion
15 The Nuss Brothers 1 January 11, 2005 40 Tampa, FL Fusion
16 Brian McAlmond (4) and Scott Wright (3) 1 February 20, 2005 57 Pittsburgh, PA No Way Out (2005)
17 Joey Hayes and Johnny Linderman 1 April 18, 2005 97 New York, NY Fusion
18 Animal and Jon 1 July 24, 2005 93 Buffalo, NY The Bash (2005)
19 Hayes and Linderman 2 October 25, 2005 49 San, Francisco, CA Fusion
20 Jesse Dern and Scott Wright (4) 1 December 13, 2005 14 Springfield, MA Fusion
21 Hayes and Linderman 3 December 27, 2005 145 Uncasville, CT Fusion
22 Paul (2) and Brian Woods 1 May 21, 2006 331 Phoenix, AZ Judgment Day (2006)
23 Billy and Zack 1 April 17, 2007 133 Milan, Italy Fusion
24 Matt Hooper and Mikhail Schmalzried 1 August 28, 2007 77 Albany, NY Fusion
25 Joe Linderman (4) and Joe Smith 1 November 13, 2007 250 Wichita, KS Fusion
26 Chad Coulter and Zack Nuss 1 July 20, 2008 63 Uniondale, NY The Bash (2008)
27 David Ferry and Michael Ferry 1 September 21, 2008 280 Columbus, OH Fusion
28 Kris McGowan and Edge (2) 1 June 28, 2009 28 Sacramento, CA The Bash (2009)
29 Kris McGowan and The Big Marc 1 July 26, 2009 140 Philadelphia, PA Night of Champions (2009)
30 Triple K and Ryan Barnhart 1 December 13, 2009 57 San Antonio, TX TLC: Tables, Ladders & Chairs
31 Joe Smith (2) and The Big Marc (2) 1 February 8, 2010 77 Lafayette, LA Meltdown
32 David Alridch and Tyson Booth 1 April 26, 2010 146 Richmond, VA Meltdown
33 Mark Semmler and Dax Hoovestall 1 September 19, 2010 35 Rosemont, IL Night of Champions (2010)
34 David Mahrt and Dustin Simpson 1 October 24, 2010 1 Minneapolis, MN Bragging Rights (2010)
35 Jeremiah Garcia and Devin Keller 1 October 25, 2010 42 Green Bay, WI Meltdown
36 Justin Black and Jake Wilson 1 December 6, 2010 77 Louisville, Ky Meltdown
37 Jeremiah Garcia and Devin Keller 2 February 20, 2011 1 Oakland, California Elimination Chamber (2011)
38 Dustin Simpson (2) and Joe Smith (3) 1 February 21, 2011 0 Fresno, California Meltdown
39 The Corre
(Jeremiah Garcia and Devin Keller)
3 February 21, 2011 57 Fresno, California Meltdown The Corre Involked there rematch clause immediately
40 Chris LeGreca and The Big Marc (3) 1 April 19, 2011 34 London, England Fusion The matched aired on broadcast delay on April 22, 2011
41 The New Nexus
David Mahrt (2) and Cooper McAlmond
1 May 23, 2011 3+ Portland, Ore. Meltdown

List of top Combined Reigns[]

Symbol Meaning
Indicates the current champion

By Team[]

Rank Team # of Reigns Combined Days
1 Paul and Brian Woods 1 331
2 Joey Hayes and Johnny Linderman 3 291
3 Michael and David Ferry 1 280
4 Joe Linderman and Joe Smith 1 250
5 Junior Remeriz and Jared Keller 2 180
6 Tyson Booth and David Aldrich 1 146
7 Zack and Josh 2 145
8 Kris McGowan and The Big Marc 1 140
9 Billy and Zack 1 133
10 Brian and Josh 2 114
11 Animal and Jon 1 93
12 Rene and Kenzo 1 91
13 Scotty and Keith 1 77
13 Matt Hooper and Mikhail Schmalzried 1 77
13 Joe Smith and The Big Marc 1 77
16 Chad Coulter and Zack Nuss 1 63
16 Billy and Paul 1 63
18 Brian McAlmond and Scott Wright 1 57
18 Triple H and Ryan Barnhart 1 57
20 Jared Keller and Ricki 1 56
21 Brian McAlmond and Park 1 44
22 Devin Keller and Jeremiah Garcia 1 42
23 Mark Semmler and Dax Hoovestall 1 35
24 Scott Wright and KGM 1 35
25 Justin Black and Jake Wilson 1 33+
26 Kris McGowan and Chris Gomez 1 28
27 Scott and Harlan 1 21
28 Matt Borske and Kevin Hunter 1 16
29 Jesse Dern and Scott Wright 1 14
30 Chris Gomez and Scott Wright 1 12
31 David Mahrt and Dustin Simpson 1 1

By Wrestler[]

Rank Wrestler # of Reigns Combined Days
1 Johnny Linderman/Joe Linderman 4 541
2 Paul 2 394
3 Brian Woods 1 331
4 Joe Smith 2 327
5 Joey Hayes 3 291
6 Michael Ferry 1 280
6 David Ferry 1 280
8 Jared Keller 3 236
9 The Big Marc 2 217
10 Brian McAlmond 4 215
11 Junior Remeriz 2 180
12 Kris McGowan 1 168
13 David Aldrich 1 146
13 Tyson Booth 1 146
15 Zack 2 145
15 Josh 2 145
17 Billy 1 133
17 Zack 1 133
19 Scott Wright 4 118
20 Josh Nuss 2 114
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