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IWGP Provisional Tag Team Championship
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Promotion(s) New Japan Pro Wrestling
Date Established July 2, 2006
Date Retired September 28, 2006


The IWGP Provisional Tag Team Championship was a the top tag team championship in the New Japan Pro Wrestling (NJPW) promotion. "IWGP" is the acronym of the NJPW's governing body, the International Wrestling Grand Prix. 'IWGP' is an acronym of maximum NJPW entity, the International Wrestling Grand Prix. The title was introduced on July 2, 2006, An emergency team was created (known as the Provisional IWGP Tag Team Championship) when Tenzan and Chono showed signs of inactivity. When Shiro Koshinaka and Togi Makabe defeated the teams of Yuji Nagata and Naofumi Yamamoto and Giant Bernard and Travis Tomko in a three-way match to become the first champions. NJPW president Simon Kelly Inoki stripped Tenzan and Chono of the IWGP Tag Team Championship on September 20, 2006 after Tenzan and Chono ceased teaming. Manabu Nakanishi and Takao Omori, who defeated Koshinaka and Makabe on July 17, 2006 to become the IWGP Provisional Tag Team Champions, were recognized as the IWGP Tag Team Champions on September 28, 2006 by NJPW.

Teams Reigns Date Location Notes
Shiro Koshinaka and Togi Makabe 1 July 2, 2006 Tokyo This was a three-way match, which also included the team of Yuji Nagata and Naofumi Yamamoto and the team of Giant Bernard and Travis Tomko.
Wild Child
(Manabu Nakanishi and Takao Omori)
1 July 17, 2006 Sapporo Won the titles at Circuit2006 Final: Next Progress.
Vacated when Nakanishi and Omori were recognized as the official champions on September 28, 2006.

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