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Open The United Gate Championship
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Promotion(s) Dragon Gate USA
Date Established January 30, 2011
Date Retired May 30, 2015

The Open The United Gate Championship was the top tag team championship in the Dragon Gate USA promotion. The first champions were World–1 (Masato Yoshino and PAC) and were crowned at United: Finale in the tournament final, which was held in Union City, New Jersey. It aired on March 11, 2011 on pay-per-view tape delay entitled United We Stand. The title is also recognized by Dragon Gate USA's parent promotion, Dragon Gate, and it has been defended at a Dragon Gate show in Japan. The title is also recognized by the Evolve promotion. On May 30, 2015, Gargano retired the titles after a title defense.

Title historyEdit

TournamentEdit

A three day round robin tournament was held from January 28–30, 2011; which involved four teams. The four teams were WORLD-1 members Masato Yoshino and PAC, Ronin members Johnny Gargano and Chuck Taylor, Blood Warriors members Naruki Doi and Ricochet, and Blood Warriors members CIMA and Dragon Kid. CIMA and Dragon Kid didn't face Ricochet and Naruki Doi due to Ricochet being sidelined with an ankle injury and both teams didn't receive points.

The tournament was a points based tournament with wins getting two points, a draw one point, and a loss was zero points.

Final standings
Masato Yoshino and PAC 6
Johnny Gargano and Chuck Taylor 4
Naruki Doi and Ricochet 0
CIMA and Dragon Kid 0
Results Yoshino
PAC
Gargano
Taylor
Doi
Ricochet
CIMA
Kid
Yoshino
PAC
X Yoshino
PAC
(17:26)
Yoshino
PAC
(19:50)
Yoshino
PAC
(20:21)
Gargano
Taylor
Yoshino
PAC
(17:26)
X Gargano
Taylor
(16:11)
Gargano
Taylor
(19:30)
Doi
Ricochet
Yoshino
PAC
(19:50)
Gargano
Taylor
(16:11)
X Note 1
CIMA
Kid
Yoshino
PAC
(20:21)
Gargano
Taylor
(19:30)
Note 1 X

NotesEdit

1. Both teams didn't face each other, due to Ricochet being sidelined with an ankle injury, since that they didn't recieve any points.

Title HistoryEdit

# Tag Team
(Individual Reigns)
Team Reigns Date Location Length Defenses Notes
1 WORLD-1/Junction Three
(Masato Yoshino and PAC)
1 January 30, 2011 Union City, New Jersey 224 Days 3 Defeated Ronin (Chuck Taylor and Johnny Gargano) in tournament finals. During their reign, WORLD-1 was disband and formed Junction Three.
2 Blood Warriors
(CIMA and Ricochet)
1 September 11, 2011 Milwaukee, Wisconsin 201 Days 2 Title vs. Title Match also for Open The Twin Gate Championship.
Vacated March 30, 2012 Miami Beach, Florida CIMA and Ricochet vacated titles due to CIMA injury.
3 WORLD-1 INTERNATIONAL
(Masato Yoshino (2) and Ricochet (2))
1 March 30, 2012 Miami Beach, Florida 83 Days 0 Defeated Ronin (Chuck Taylor and Johnny Gargano) in a decision match.
Vacated June 21, 2012 Masato Yoshino and Ricochet vacated titles due to Yoshino's inability to compete in DGUSA for the remainder of 2012.
4 AR Fox and CIMA (2) 1 July 29, 2012 Chicago, Illinois 251

Days

3 Defeated WORLD-1 INTERNATIONAL (Rich Swann and Ricochet) in a decision match.
5 The Young Bucks
(Matt Jackson and Nick Jackson)
1 April 6, 2013 Secaucus, New Jersey 224

Days

2
6 The Bravado Brothers
(Harlem Bravado and Lancelot Bravado)
1 November 16, 2013 Queens, New York 302

Days

5
7 The Premier Athlete Brand
(Anthony Nese, Caleb Konley and Trent Baretta)
1 Setember 14, 2014 Brooklyn, New York 216

Days

3 Nese and Konley defeated The Bravado Brothers in a three-way elimination match, also involving the team of AR Fox and Rich Swann. They defended the title with Baretta under the Freebird Rule.
8 Ronin
(Johnny Gargano and Rich Swann)
1 April 18, 2015 Brooklyn, New York 42

Days

1 Defeated Nese and Konley to win the titles.
Deactivated May 30, 2015 Queens, New York Gargano vacated and retired the titles

Combined reignsEdit

By teamEdit

Rank Team No. of
reigns
Defenses Combined days
1 The Bravado Brothers
(Harlem Bravado and Lancelot Bravado)
1 7 302
2 AR Fox and CIMA 1 3 251
3 WORLD-1/Junction Three
(Masato Yoshino and PAC)
1 3 224
The Young Bucks
(Matt Jackson and Nick Jackson)
1 2 224
4 The Premier Athlete Brand
(Anthony Nese, Caleb Konley and Trent Baretta)
1 3 216
5 Blood Warriors
(CIMA and Ricochet)
1 2 201
6 WORLD-1 INTERNATIONAL
(Masato Yoshino and Ricochet)
1 0 83
7 Ronin
(Johnny Gargano and Rich Swann)
1 1 42

By wrestlerEdit

Rank Wrestler # of reigns Combined days
1 CIMA 2 452
2 Masato Yoshino 2 307
3 Harlem Bravado 1 302
3 Lancelot Bravado 1 302
5 Ricochet 2 284
6 AR Fox 1 251
7 Matt Jackson 1 224
7 Nick Jackson 1 224
7 PAC 1 224
10 Anthony Nese 1 216
10 Caleb Konley 1 216
10 Trent Baretta 1 216
13 Johnny Gargano 1 42
13 Rich Swann 1 42

GalleryEdit

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