List of NXT Tag Team Champions
The NXT Tag Team Championship is a professional wrestling tag team championship created and promoted by the American professional wrestling promotion WWE for their NXT brand. The inaugural championship team was British Ambition (Adrian Neville and Oliver Grey), who won a tournament final on the January 31, 2013 taping of NXT (aired February 13). The current champions are The Undisputed Era's Bobby Fish and Kyle O'Reilly, who are in their second reign as a team and record third reign for the stable. Individually, this is the second reign for Fish, and the record third for O'Reilly. They won the titles on August 15, 2019 at an NXT taping (aired August 28) at Full Sail University by defeating The Street Profits (Montez Ford and Angelo Dawkins)
As of December 9, 2019, there have been 19 reigns between 16 teams composed of 33 individual champions, and one vacancy. The Undisputed Era as a stable have the most reigns at three, while individually, stable member Kyle O'Reilly has the most reigns, also at three. The inaugural champions were the British Ambition (Adrian Neville and Oliver Grey). The team with the longest reign is The Ascension (Conor O'Brian/Konnor and Rick Victor/Viktor), who held the title for 364 days, while the shortest reign belongs to Moustache Mountain (Tyler Bate and Trent Seven), who held the title for 2 days. However, due to tape delays, which are the dates that WWE recognizes for the NXT Tag Team Championship's history, they recognize that The Ascension's reign was 343 days and that Moustache Mountain's reign was 22 days, which are still the longest and shortest reigns regardless. Tyler Bate holds the record as the youngest champion when he won it at 21, while the oldest is Bobby Fish when he won it at 39.
|No.||Overall reign number|
|Reign||Reign number for the specific champion|
|Days||Number of days held|
|Days recog.||Number of days held recognized by the promotion|
|+||Current reign is changing daily|
|No.||Champion||Championship change||Reign statistics||Notes||Ref.|
(Adrian Neville and Oliver Grey)
|January 31, 2013||NXT||Winter Park, FL||1||91||83||The championship was established on January 23, 2013. The British Ambition defeated The Wyatt Family (Luke Harper and Erick Rowan) in the tournament final to become the inaugural champions.
Bo Dallas replaced Grey when he was injured, but was not considered champion.
WWE recognizes their reign as beginning on February 13, 2013, and ending on May 8, 2013, both episodes of which aired on tape delay.
|2||The Wyatt Family
(Erick Rowan and Luke Harper)
|May 2, 2013||NXT||Winter Park, FL||1||49||69||Bo Dallas filled in for an injured Oliver Grey.
WWE recognizes their reign as beginning on May 8, 2013, and ending on July 17, 2013, both episodes of which aired on tape delay.
|3||Adrian Neville (2) and Corey Graves||June 20, 2013||NXT||Winter Park, FL||1||84||76||WWE recognizes their reign as beginning on July 17, 2013, and ending on October 2, 2013, both episodes of which aired on tape delay.|||
(Conor O'Brian/Konnor and Rick Victor/Viktor)
|September 12, 2013||NXT||Winter Park, FL||1||364||343||During their reign, their ring names were shortened to Konnor and Viktor, respectively.
WWE recognizes their reign as beginning on October 2, 2013, when the episode aired on tape delay.
|5||The Lucha Dragons
(Kalisto and Sin Cara)
|September 11, 2014||NXT TakeOver: Fatal 4-Way||Winter Park, FL||1||126||139||WWE recognizes their reign as ending on January 28, 2015, when the following episode aired on tape delay.|||
|6||Blake and Murphy
(Blake and Murphy)
|January 15, 2015||NXT||Winter Park, FL||1||219||205||During their reign, their ring names were shortened to Blake and Murphy, respectively.
WWE recognizes their reign as beginning on January 28, 2015, when the episode aired on tape delay.
(Aiden English and Simon Gotch)
|August 22, 2015||NXT TakeOver: Brooklyn||Brooklyn, NY||1||61||81||WWE recognizes their reign as ending on November 11, 2015, when the following episode aired on tape delay.|||
(Dash Wilder and Scott Dawson)
|October 22, 2015||NXT||Winter Park, FL||1||162||142||During their reign, Dash and Dawson were renamed to The Revival.
WWE recognizes their reign as beginning on November 11, 2015, when the episode aired on tape delay.
(Chad Gable and Jason Jordan)
|April 1, 2016||NXT TakeOver: Dallas||Dallas, TX||1||68||67|||
(Dash Wilder and Scott Dawson)
|June 8, 2016||NXT TakeOver: The End||Winter Park, FL||2||164||164|||
(Johnny Gargano and Tommaso Ciampa)
|November 19, 2016||NXT TakeOver: Toronto||Toronto, ON||1||70||69||This was a two out of three falls match.|||
|12||The Authors of Pain
(Akam and Rezar)
|January 28, 2017||NXT TakeOver: San Antonio||San Antonio, TX||1||203||202|||
(Alexander Wolfe and Eric Young)
|August 19, 2017||NXT TakeOver: Brooklyn III||Brooklyn, NY||1||102||123||The match started with Killian Dain as Wolfe's partner; however, Young was tagged in instead, effectively replacing Dain. Dain also defended the title, but was not recognized as champion.
WWE recognizes their reign as ending on December 20, 2017, when the following episode aired on tape delay.
|14||The Undisputed Era
(Adam Cole, Bobby Fish, Kyle O'Reilly, and Roderick Strong)
|November 29, 2017||NXT||Winter Park, FL||1||—||180||Eric Young & Killian Dain represented Sanity.
Fish & O'Reilly won the match and were originally champions as a duo. However, after Fish suffered a torn ACL and torn MCL in his left knee, he was replaced by Adam Cole, who at NXT TakeOver: New Orleans on April 7, 2018 was considered champion with Fish and O'Reilly under the Freebird Rule, with WWE crediting him as "the first-ever double champion in NXT history" after he won the NXT North American Championship that same night. On the April 11 tapings of NXT, Strong replaced Fish and Cole, with him and O'Reilly subsequently holding and defending the titles as a duo. WWE recognizes this as a single uninterrupted reign for all four men beginning on December 20, 2017, when the episode aired on tape delay.
|†||The Undisputed Era
(Bobby Fish and Kyle O'Reilly)
|November 29, 2017||NXT||Winter Park, FL||1||129||—|
|†||The Undisputed Era
(Adam Cole, Bobby Fish and Kyle O'Reilly)
|April 7, 2018||NXT TakeOver: New Orleans||New Orleans, LA||1||4||—||Adam Cole has been recognized as a champion under the Freebird rule, after Bobby Fish suffered a torn ACL and torn MCL in his left knee.|
|†||The Undisputed Era
(Bobby Fish, Kyle O'Reilly and Roderick Strong)
|April 11, 2018||NXT||Winter Park, FL||1||69||—||Roderick Strong replaced Adam Cole as a champion.|
(Tyler Bate and Trent Seven)
|June 19, 2018||United Kingdom Championship Tournament||London, England||1||2||22||Roderick Strong & Kyle O'Reilly represented The Undisputed Era.
Aired on tape delay on June 26, 2018.
WWE recognizes their reign as ending on July 11, 2018, when the following episode aired on tape delay.
|16||The Undisputed Era
(Kyle O'Reilly and Roderick Strong)
|June 21, 2018||NXT||Winter Park, FL||2||219||198||Won by submission when Tyler Bate threw in the towel. WWE recognizes their reign as beginning on July 11, 2018, when the episode aired on tape delay.|
|17||War Raiders/The Viking Experience/The Viking Raiders
(Hanson/Ivar and Rowe/Erik)
|January 26, 2019||NXT TakeOver: Phoenix||Phoenix, AZ||1||95||109||During their reign, their team was renamed to The Viking Experience (and individual ring names to Ivar and Erik, respectively) when they were drafted to the Raw brand during the 2019 WWE Superstar Shake-up. The following week, their team name was again changed to The Viking Raiders. The title did not move to Raw, but the team remained champions until they voluntarily relinquished the title on the May 1, 2019 taping of NXT (aired on tape delay on May 15, the date WWE recognizes as the end date of their reign).|||
|—||Vacated||May 1, 2019||NXT||Winter Park, FL||—||—||—||The Viking Raiders (Erik and Ivar) voluntarily relinquished the title as they were no longer part of NXT. Aired on tape delay on May 15, 2019.|||
(Angelo Dawkins and Montez Ford)
|June 1, 2019||NXT TakeOver: XXV||Bridgeport, CT||1||75||88||This was a four-way tag team ladder match for the vacant championship also involving Oney Lorcan & Danny Burch, The Undisputed Era (Kyle O'Reilly and Bobby Fish), and The Forgotten Sons (Wesley Blake and Steve Cutler).|||
|19||The Undisputed Era
(Bobby Fish (2) and Kyle O'Reilly (3))
|August 15, 2019||NXT||Winter Park, FL||3 (2)*||116+||103+||WWE recognizes their reign as beginning on August 28, 2019, when the episode aired on tape delay.|||
(*) - Recognized by WWE as the third reign overall by the Undisputed Era as a stable, it is the second for the pairing of Fish and O'Reilly.
As of December 9, 2019.
|†||Indicates the current champion|
1Bobby Fish and Kyle O'Reilly of The Undisputed Era won the titles on November 29, 2017. Adam Cole became co-champion under the Freebird Rule on April 7, 2018. However, four days later on NXT, Roderick Strong took his place; WWE recognizes this as a single 180-days long uninterrupted reign for all four men. During the group's second reign, the Freebird Rule was not applied and only O'Reilly and Strong were recognized as champions.
rec. by WWE
|1||Kyle O'Reilly1 †||3||537+||481+|
|6||Bobby Fish1 †||2||318+||283+|
1Bobby Fish and Kyle O'Reilly of The Undisputed Era won the titles on November 29, 2017. Adam Cole became co-champion under the Freebird Rule on April 7, 2018 in place of Fish. However, four days later on NXT, Roderick Strong took his place; WWE recognizes this as a single 180-days long uninterrupted reign for all four men.
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