He died on May 8, 2016 in Houston. They have three children. Together they were magic. Unfortunately, Los Guerreros marked one of Eddie’s final gimmicks before his tragic passing in 2005, but it did springboard him to an eventual WWE championship reign. Rick fell into irrelevance and Scott … um, completely lost his mind. Prospect The first time the Prospect boys of Lucas Archer and Alex (1999) and WCW Saturday Night (1985). He is an actor, known for TNA iMPACT! Should be higher, I know. Tag teams have always been an integral part of pro wrestling but determining the greatest tag team of all time is a big challenge. The Funks didn’t team up often, but their wars against the likes of Stan Hansen and Bruiser Brody were incredible. They were, and are, royalty. Seriously, can you imagine “Cowboy Bret Hart?” Instead Bret suited up in the pink and black with Jim Neidhart and had dozens of great matches with The British Bulldogs, The Rockers and Demolition. His father, from Amherst, Nova Scotia, Canada, is black (of Black ... Ron Simmons was born on May 15, 1958 in Perry, Georgia, USA. They were tag team champions there as recently as 2019, with a … He was an actor, known for Pro Wrestling USA (1984), AWA All-Star Wrestling (1972) and Eastern Championship Wrestling (1993). Site: WWE.com Seventeen years ago, … Retired American professional wrestler best known for his work for ECW and WCW during the 1990s. He played football at the North Texas State University. He has been married to Sharmell Sullivan-Huffman since February 5, 2005. Neither of these guys achieved solo success after the team disbanded in the '90s, but they helped create the language of tag-team wrestling that still echoes today. ​ In the grand scheme of things, The Brothers of Destruction is maybe the fifth or sixth thing on The Undertaker’s resume. He was an actor, known for WCW Monday Nitro (1995), WWE Smackdown! The Outsiders were one of the first TV soap storylines in wrestling that embraced grown-up questions regarding trademark, and legality and kayfabe. They did so beautifully on their way to capturing the WWE World Tag Team Championship at the first WrestleMania. Long before Stone Cold Steve Austin was catching cans out of the stands, The Bruiser and The Crusher smoked cigars and hauled barrels of beer all over the wrestling rings of the midwest. A website dedicated to the enjoyment and promotion of the most played and popular activity in the world - Chase Tag . Levesque has already made an impression with his guest roles on The Bernie Mac Show (2001), The Drew Carey Show (1995), Grown Ups (1999), and MADtv (1995).Triple H ... Rey Mysterio was a professional wrestler for WCW who made his wrestling debut in Mexico. We prefer to remember the Steiners as the clean-cut University of Michigan all-Americans, OK? The Best Tag Teams in Wrestling Ever by jwoehr | created - 22 Dec 2011 | updated - 30 Dec 2011 | Public Sort by: View: 42 names 1. He first came to the WWF in 1990 as Ted DiBiase's mystery partner at The Survivor Series (1990). He debuted in Florida in 1979 and proceeded to work all over the world, particularly in Japan. The tenor of wrestling has changed drastically since the Legion’s heyday, but that has only made it more vital. You know how the Young Bucks have perfect synchronicity? It is difficult to rank them, given that some of them played in different eras. Today Jerry works as a talent scout for WWE. After a troupe of Japanese sumo wrestlers visited the island kingdom in an ... 'Stone Cold' Steve Austin was born in Victoria, Texas, as Steven James Anderson, on December 18, 1964, the youngest of five children. These guys held the WCW and NWA tag belts. Went to High School with five other pro wrestlers, Tom Zenk, John Nord, Nikita Koloff, the late Curt Hennig, and the late "Ravishing" Rick Rude. Nick Jackson on FTR: “One of the best tag teams I’ve ever been in the ring with.” Matt Jackson on FTR’s passion for the business: “Nobody takes wrestling more seriously than them. But he was also in Doom, a great late-80s partnership with Butch Reed. Every time a narcissistic heel saunters to the ring, he's following the Valiant Brothers’ footsteps. Also ... Brian James was born on May 20, 1969 in Marietta, Georgia, USA as Brian Girard James. Jerry and Jack Brisco spent decades wrestling around the territories, but some of their most famous feuds happened when they paired as a team. It goes without saying that The New Age Outlaws have aged poorly. Debuted in 1990 in Calgary after training in the Hart Family Dungeon. Bryan Clark started wrestling in the independent wrestling organizations as "The Nightstalker", and was even on a WCW PPV in the early 90s under that name (as a last-minute replacement). He owns a junior hockey team named after him and has his own column in the Calgary Sun. He teamed with his brother Joe for years. The Rockers, The Rock ‘n Roll Express, MNM. Obviously The Hitman went on to one of the greatest solo careers of all time, but his legacy began here. I say this because last year there was a show literally called “we booked this show because it was literally the only available date for The Young Bucks.” Real-life brothers Matt and Nick Jackson rock a flashy, superkick-heavy style that delights everyonein which it comes in contact, and honestly, in a few years it wouldn’t surprise me if the Bucks were at the very top of this list. They have two children. WWE has never been funnier than when Big E, Kofi Kingston and Xavier Woods are on screen together. That kinda speaks for itself. James Storm and Robert Roode are the best tag team in wrestling today, period. But Billy Gunn and Road Dogg sold a whole lot of Suck It T-shirts and that counts for something. Both Hector and Amando ... Davey Boy Smith was born on November 27, 1962 in Manchester, England as David Boy Smith. Tell ’em Vinny… Tell ’em Vinny… Ad – content continues below He went undefeated as a Sumo wrestler but left the sport out of frustration with the lifestyle and knowing he would never get elevated to Yokozuna (Grand Champion) status. Davey Boy Smith and The Dynamite Kid had great contrast. You have to love the simplicity of The Russian Team. It really is good to have Brian Kendrick back around the WWE, right? One-on-one action generally takes precedent, but as impossible as … Both are great building blocks in TNA and appear to be headed for a … The Road Warriors (Hawk and Animal) 2. (1999), WWE No Way Out (2008) and TNA iMPACT! He has been married to Tracy since September 14, 1996. ​ Were they over? (1999), WCW Thunder (1998) and WCW Monday Nitro (1995). But they also had great chemistry as a tag team. Goldust and Booker T were thrown together in a predictably random WWE way, and they found immediate, unlikely charisma. Bobby Roode was born on January 1, 1977 in Peterborough, Ontario, Canada as Robert Roode. Even though their styles are quite different (Sheik being a wild hardcore-style brawler, known for throwing fire, cutting his opponent's forehead's up with foreign objects like a pencil, ... Brian Yandrisovitz was born on May 6, 1964 in Allentown, Pennsylvania, USA as Brian E Yandrisovitz. Haskins was the No. Obviously the Von Erichs were more of a stable than a tag team, but it feels weird not ranking them if we’re going to include The Fabulous Freebirds. The best tag teams in the world aren’t even in WWE. We poured through hours of footage to come up with our top 50 all-time teams. The menacing duo performed in WWE, WCW, AWA, and won titles wherever they went. Saviors like John Cena hadn’t quite landed, and the McMahons were searching for a tone that worked on an audience that moved on from the fart jokes and nu-metal. He has held the WWF World ... One of the great Hispanic wrestlers, Eddie Guerrero grew up part of the famous wrestling family: The Guerreros. WWE, IWGP, TNA, ECW, the resume speaks for itself. All Rights Reserved. He is an actor, known for WCW Worldwide (1975), WCW Monday Nitro (1995) and TNA iMPACT! Realmuto, take a deep dive into the best players available this winter. Tag teams have been an integral part of professional wrestling's makeup for decades. He went to the World Wrestling Federation in 1993 as "Adam Bomb", where he achieved mid-card status. They once tarred and feathered Magnum T.A., their in-ring work was great, and they also provided a platform for one of the best Jim Cornette management platforms ever. I’ve always loved this team because it probably shouldn’t have worked. He is an actor and director, known for WCW Monday Nitro (1995), WrestleMania 22 (2006) and Ready to Rumble (2000). He had a brief role (unmasked) as himself in Ready 2 Rumble. Edge’s final TLC Match saw him once again as an innovator of the contest. He is an actor and producer, known for WWE Raw (1993), WWE Smackdown! Here was a world in which rules didn’t matter, and you could dab up in warpaint and call yourself Animal and Hawk if you wanted. 12 Aug 2018: Partners in Crime: The 5 best tag-teams in WWE ever A wrestler has to get a 'tag' from his partner to get into the ring. He also starred as a recurring character on the History Channel series Vikings. Every time a stable defends a tag title with a rotating lineup, it is using the Freebird rule. Wrestling (2004). Yes, the Bushwhackers represented the ultimate mid-card kid’s act, and generally I prefer it when tag-team wrestling is taken a bit more seriously, but they were funny and weird and it’s hard to make a list of the Top 50 tag teams without including them. The NWA didn’t want to dress up their jingoistic verbiage in anything too complicated, so instead they sent out Ivan Koloff, Krusher Kruschev and Nikita Koloff under Soviet banners to rile up the audience in the easiest way possible. Consistency counts. Seriously, go back and watch some of those Disasters matches, it’s not exactly Big Show/Kane or whatever. He is an actor and producer, known for WCW Monday Nitro (1995), WCW Saturday Night (1985) and WWF Prime-Time Wrestling (1985). 1. Y2AJ Haha, just kidding. I kind of wish the same thing happened with The Golden Truth. Fans might be surprised at our #1 pick, but no one in the industry is. One of the best tag teams I’ve ever been in the ring with. That’s textbook pro wrestling, OK? To be the best tag team ever, copied by so many, and inducted into the WWE Hall of Fame…WHAT A RUSH! See which underclassmen have declared for the 2021 NFL Draft. He ... Hollywood Blondes, awesome team. Wrestling (2004), TNA: Genesis (2009) and One Night Only: GFW Amped Anthology (2017). He also... Chris Candido was born on March 21, 1972 in Spring Lake, New Jersey, USA as Christopher B. Candito. Post-Attitude Era Smackdown was a weird time for WWE. Ricky Steamboat is one of the greatest wrestlers in history, with a number of all-time five-star matches notched in his solo career. Back in the ‘70s, before Mr. Fuji made his name as one of the greatest managers in the business, he was a pretty great in-ring worker and known for putting on some great matches with the powerhouse Professor Tanaka (who would later go on to have a decent film career.). It is really hard to make wrestling cool, but the Hardyz pulled it off over and over again. Sure they only existed for a year and a half, but I really wish I had lived in a world where ideas like Money Inc. could still get off the ground. Richard Morgan Fliehr isn't what you'd expect from a professional wrestler. PWI - Top 100 Tag Teams of the PWI Years posted Aug 22, 2015, 7:54 PM by Wrestling Scout 1. From The Hollywood Blonds and the Outsiders to Doom and Harlem Heat, these are the 10 Best WCW Tag Teams Ever. Obviously both of these men would go on to bigger and better things, but it’s amazing how much star power was accidentally cultivated in 1985. Out of Angle’s shadow, Haas and Benjamin reemerged as The World’s Greatest Tag Team. The Midnight Express had a number of incarnations over the years, but the best was probably the partnership between Bobby Eaton and Dennis Condrey. Demolition took Mad Max’s aesthetic and built a great career … which is an idea The Road Warriors had first. Yes, they count. Fans have been complaining for years about the lack of a good tag … Booker Huffman was born on March 1, 1965 in Houston, Texas, USA as Robert Booker Tio Huffman. He was married to Tammy Sytch. He dropped out of school to become a pro wrestler in Mexico. The Dudleyz won 23 championships all over the world. in a gimmick called Money Inc. Money Inc.! Tell us what you think about this feature. Native Detroiter Kevin Nash is an actor and equal rights advocate who discovered his love of comedy as the class clown in elementary school and to this day, he can find humor in almost any situation. 15 Greatest WCW Tag Teams Of All Time A lot can be said for WCW but they didn't have any shortage of great tag teams. The best tag teams in the world sadly are not on Raw. In addition to competing in both the first-ever TLC Match and its first singles variation, he ushered in a new era at WWE TLC 2010 by meeting Rey Mysterio, Alberto Del Rio and World Heavyweight Champion Kane in the first-ever Fatal 4-Way Tables, Ladders and Chairs Match. How does one compare The Fabulous Kangaroos of the '60s with The Midnight Express of the '80s or the current WWE tag team champions, New Day? But the first pretty-boy team was probably The Fabulous Ones—Stan Lane and Steve Keirn—who wrestled all over the south in Chippendales bowties and bright white wrestling boots. Mark LoMonaco (born July 14, 1971) is an American professional wrestler best known for his career in such famous professional wrestling companies a in WWE, as ring name Bubba Ray Dudley, Extreme Championship Wrestling (ECW), as Buh Buh Ray Dudley and Total Nonstop Action Wrestling (TNA) as Brother ... Josh Harter was born on February 4, 1982 in Detroit, Michigan, USA. Adam Copeland is an actor and retired professional wrestler, who wrestled as Edge in the WWE. Trained by the legendary Jose Lothario, Shawn Michaels wrestled in Kansas, where he met fellow wrestler, Marty Jannetty. Born on March 24, 1965. The team was short-lived, but it’s hard to find stories like that at the height of Cold War tensions. The team only existed for a few years, but give it up to one of the more underrated squads in tag-team history. The Wild Samoans’ gimmick hasn’t aged particularly well. One of the top tag teams of the ‘70s, The Valiant Brothers perfected a pretty boy heel gimmick, with polished blond locks, gaudy plastic sunglasses and nicknames like “Luscious” and “Handsome.” They won the then-WWWF tag team belts, and held them for 370 days. Hart comes from the legendary Hart Family of Calgary, Alberta, Canada. But one of the bright spots was the Los Guerreros, the team of Eddie and Chavo. The Road Warrior, The Legion of Doom, or whatever you want to call them; Hawk and Animal are the best tag team ever assembled.  Bill Eadie will be remembered for being one of the greatest tag team wrestlers ever as Ax of Demolition, but he hopes people also remember he was one of the good guys of the business. I feel like this needs to be included just for the historical curiosity. The nWo storyline quickly got out of hand and, frankly, the emphasis on “old guys that don’t really care” wasn’t a great sustainable business model, but you have to give props to its genesis. In our modern era I don’t think there ever will be a years-long union between two top babyfaces … well, at least until The Shield reunion happens. In 2020, the Lucha Bros are one of the top tag teams in All Elite Wrestling, as well as south of the border in Mexico. He starred as one of the leads in the fifth season of the popular television series Haven on Syfy. In WWE they added Bobby Heenan’s management, like, as if the team needed any more wrestling auteurship. He made his professional ... John Bradshaw was born on June 29, 1933 in Houston, Texas, USA as John Elliot Bradshaw. Bryan and Kane were never funnier than during their delightful odd-couple pairing. Demolition (in my mind) is the greatest tag team ever. Harlem Heat was a fixture for WCW during the Monday Night Wars. He trained in All Japan ... Born in the South Pacific island which shares his first name, Tonga Uliuli Fifita was entrenched in athletic competition from an early age. DiBiase entered the World Wrestling Federation (WWF) in the late 1980s where he gained most of his fame as "The ... Owen Hart was one of twelve children from a legendary Canadian wrestling family. Teams like the Dudley Boyz have already etched their names in the history books of WWE, and wrestling in general, as one of the great tag teams to ever … However, after losing the titles, the duo went on a losing streak, resulting in being fired by Angle. He is known for his work on WWE Smackdown! The Warriors shouldn't have been considered anywhere close to contenders when Klay Thompson went down and more overreactions. Ax and Smash tore down every team in their way during the longest Tag Team Title reign in history, a record-breaking 478 days. The big men were the faces … Ole Anderson, Lars Anderson, Gene Anderson and, of course, Arn Anderson all clocked time as part of the Minnesota Wrecking Crew, which originally formed in the '60s. One of the best tag teams I’ve ever been in the ring with. THE HORSEMEN – The Four Horsemen formed in January 1986 with Ric Flair, with Flair’s storyline cousins Arn Anderson and Ole Anderson, and Tully Blanchard, with James J. Dillon as their manager. He is the nephew of wrestler Rey Misterio. THE ROAD WARRIORS – There is no explanation needed. His mother, Beverly Jane (Harrison), remarried to Kenneth Williams, and he took his stepfather's surname. The Russian Team consisted of quite a few wrestlers in their mid-80s heyday, and together they gathered everything from the Six-Man Tag Team Championship to, of course, The United States Championship. The Miracle Violence Connection is almost postmodern in its brilliance, and Dr. Death and Bam Bam totally lived up to it with their vicious ring style. Best known as "The Undertaker" from World Wrestling Entertainment. Too kick off my blog I started with my top 15 favourite British wrestlers - here - So I thought i'd build on that and list my favourite British tag teams. Headlined by Trevor Bauer, DJ LeMahieu and J.T. They have two children. Johnson was released from the hospital last week, 10 days after collapsing in a game against Florida State. Ray Traylor was born on May 2, 1963 in Marietta, Georgia, USA as Ray Washington Traylor Jr. You can’t find them on Smackdown or Main Event. Watching old Hollywood Blonds matches today is interesting because you’re witnessing an entirely different version of Steve Austin. He has been married to Mary Antoinette Moran since January 21, 1994. However, if I were to rank the best tag teams of all time, here are my top five teams. SPORTS ILLUSTRATED is a registered trademark of ABG-SI LLC. WHY WWE DIDN'T MAKE FUN OF THE HOUSTON ASTROS SCANDAL, BEST TAG TEAMS, INTERVIEWS, FIRST WRESTLER I EVER MET AND MORE To ask questions for the PWInsider Q&A, click here. The TLC matches of the late ‘90s and early 2000s were highlights for everyone involved, but E&C were always the best part. One of them was an immaculately sculpted future movie star, the other a doughy dad who is maybe the least athletic superstar to ever get over. His father Gory Guerrero became a star in the U.S., an icon in Texas and a legend in Mexico. His most famous persona was Brutus "The Barber" Beefcake in the WWF from 1984-1993. He attended Tonga College, an all-boys school, where the top sport was rugby. However, before they joined AEW, the Lucha Bros home in the United States was in Impact Wrestling. Wrestling (2004), The Agency: Pursuit of the Ares Virus (2010) and TNA iMPACT! It always made me laugh that the Hart Foundation was originally conceived after a young Bret Hart turned down a cowboy gimmick. It’s hard to think of a tag team that’s had so much heritage in a relatively short run. He was a writer, known for Bradshaw on Homecoming (1990). Tag-teams matches involve fighting in a team with one member of the team inside the ring at any given time Download Android App He held the gold with Paul London for almost a year, and man, in retrospect they both certainly deserved better. Early in his career he was known as Krusher Khrushchev, a Russian powerhouse who held the NWA World Tag Team Title with partnet, Ivan Koloff. Like, how their superkicks pop at the exact same time? Probably the greatest tag-team in WWE history to never have actually held the gold, the Rockers are best known as ground zero for Shawn Michael’s prodigious career. (1999) and WWE Raw (1993). He is an actor and producer, known for WWE Raw (1993), WWE Smackdown! He was an actor, known for WCW Thunder (1998), WWF Superstars (1986) and WWE Raw (1993). It was Tully Blanchard and Arn Anderson in the ring at the same time. Back in the mid-80s at Memphis’ Continental Wrestling Association, Sting and The Ultimate Warrior worked a tag-team under the management of Dutch Mantell. They have four children. A year later, after sending tapes of his matches to the major wrestling companies at the time, he was contacted by the AWA, who proposed that he team ... Jeff Hardy was born on August 31, 1977 in Cameron, North Carolina, USA as Jeffrey Nero Hardy. Let’s break it down from promotion to promotion and you Most people remember Ron Simmons for teaming with JBL in the APA and his meme-ish DAMN in backstage segments. But his volatile partnership with Kane has always been one of the better ongoing stories in WWE. “It feels like I’m in a very vivid dream and I’m waiting to snap out of it. Obviously Seth Rollins, Roman Reigns and Dean Ambrose have reached new stratospheres as solo stars since The Shield’s dramatic breakup in 2014, but man were they white hot during their run as a stable. He competed for Stampede Wrestling, for the Canadian National Wrestling Alliance (no connection to the National Wrestling Alliance) and West ... Ed Leslie started his wrestling career in the late-1970s under various identities such as "Dizzy" Ed Boulder, most of the time playing the brother of Terry Bollea (now known as Hollywood/Hulk Hogan). In addition to his wrestling ... Ricky Morton was born on September 21, 1956 in Nashville, Tennessee, USA as Rickey Wendell Morton. Charlie Haas and Shelton Benjamin were great together, and years later they’re still probably underrated. His brother Bret is also one of the most well known wrestlers of all time. But when they were together, they were great. The Fabulous Freebirds are legendary for many reasons, but when you make it into the mechanical parlance of the wrestling industry, your legacy is secure. First off, they had maybe the greatest team name in wrestling history. Together they had fantastic matches around the world, but they also established a formula that you still see today in teams like Enzo & Cass. It’s interesting to think how many tag teams have used the same bleach-blonde, party-boy profile. Tag teams rarely last that long before splitting or being turned against each other. Best Tekken Games (Worst to Best) 12. He has been married to Lottie since 1994. Watch WWE TLC 2010 on WWE Network The in-ring style, size and experience of the competitors varied greatly, creating a wild and fast-paced free-for-all that highligh… Childhood friends who became wrestling school classmates and WWE rookies. They were over. One of their most famous was when they turned heel and ambushed Ricky Steamboat and Jay Youngblood. I mean, they didn’t talk during interviews and instead relied on Captain Lou Albano to translate their grunts. Long before his brawling, everyman persona in the WWE, he and Brian Pillman worked fantastic matches in WCW, and even earned a feud with The Four Horsemen. Wouldn’t it be great if wrestling were always as fun as The New Day? Yeah, it was part of a face turn for the traditionally stoic, evil Russian. Paul Levesque, otherwise known as Triple H, has established himself on the big screen in Blade: Trinity (2004) opposite Wesley Snipes. He is the son of Ata Johnson (born Feagaimaleata Fitisemanu Maivia) and professional wrestler Rocky Johnson (born Wayde Douglas Bowles). Usually when a team moves to WWE the members are forced to change names, but not The Brain Busters. 10. 15 pick in the 2019 NFL draft. He is the son of the late wrestling legend Boris Malenko. Plus, a look at LSU freshman Cameron Thomas, Gonzaga's offense and more. Mike Hegstrand was born on January 26, 1957 in St. Paul, Minnesota, USA as Michael James Hegstrand. Wrestling (2004). Probably the greatest tag-team in WWE history to never have actually held the gold, the Rockers are best known as ground zero for Shawn Michael’s prodigious career. They might not have the classic matches as some of the other names on this list, but they’ve left an indelible mark. Macho Man Randy Savage and Hulk Hogan together. Money Incorporated? He has been married to Beth Britt since March 9, 2011. OK, but seriously, while it’s hilarious to imagine anyone being intimidated by Demolition today, it did establish one of the greatest traditions in this business: ripping off the gimmick that made you famous. The Steiner Brothers (Rick and Scott) 3. Tag-team wrestling was first recorded in 1901, but The Fabulous Kangaroos put the style on the map when they started working matches in 1957. Two big, beefy men in black cowboy hats and clipped bushy moustaches. They have three children. The Blackjacks strike one of the most intimidating silhouettes in wrestling history. Advertisement The legendary ‘Boyz’ of pro wrestlingThe art of tag team wrestling is a dying art. The Steiner Brothers is known for his work on Slumber Party '57 (1976), The Ed Sullivan Show (1948) and The Jerry Lewis Show (1963). As an innovator of the more underrated squads in tag-team history harlem Heat was a,. As Michael James Hegstrand hospital last week, 10 days after collapsing a. 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