Tuesday, March 15, 2016

The 2016 TWB Tag Team Tournament Turmoil: 1990s Region Round One

The Steiners are your number one seeds in the '90s region
Photo Credit: WWE.com
Today, the tournament action moves into the 1990s Region, but before I get into the matchups, yesterdays winners are in the blockquote:
Rock 'n Roll Express, Sheepherders/Bushwhackers, Demolition, British Bulldogs, Midnight Express, Hart Foundation, Fabulous Freebirds, Four Horsemen/Brainbusters
Now that those winners have been announced, the time has come to decide which teams from the wild and vulgar '90s will advance.

No. 1 Steiner Brothers (Rick and Scott)
Seven-time World Championship Wrestling Tag Team Champions, National Wrestling Alliance United States Tag Team Champions, two-time WWE World Tag Team Champions, two-time IWGP World Tag Team Champions, Rick can get you a great price on a roomy townhouse in Georgia nowadays

vs. No. 16 Quebecers (Jacques Rougeau and Jean-Pierre Lafitte)
Three-time WWE World Tag Team Champions, were NOT the mounties

No. 8 Eliminators (John Kronus and Perry Saturn)
Three-time Extreme Championship Wrestling Tag Team Champions, United States Wrestling Association Tag Team Champions, cause of most damage to Joey Styles' vocal cords

vs. No. 9 The Gangstaz (Mustafa and New Jack)
Two-time ECW Tag Team Champions, Smoky Mountain Wrestling Tag Team Champions, voted least desirable people to want to get into a backstage shoot fight with

No. 4 Harlem Heat (Booker T and Stevie Ray)
Ten-time WCW Tag Team Champions, came for Hulk Hogan while rightfully calling him the N-word

vs. No. 13 Miracle Violence Connection (Steve Williams and Terry Gordy)
Two-time WCW/NWA World Tag Team Champions, five-time All-Japan Pro Wrestling Tag Team Champions, scariest team ever to visit Japan from the US

No. 5 New Age Outlaws (Road Dogg and Billy Gunn)
Six-time WWE World Tag Team Champions, owners of the most famous pre-match promo routine in history

vs. No. 12 Sting and Lex Luger
WCW Tag Team Champions, 1988 Crockett Cup winners, more makeups and breakups than the unstable couple at your local high school

No. 2 The Road Warriors/Legion of Doom (Hawk and Animal)
NWA World Tag Team Champions, American Wrestling Association Tag Team Champions, two-time WWE World Tag Team Champions, snacked on danger, dined on death, and nibbled on discomfort

vs. No. 15 Doug Furnas and Phil LaFon
ECW Tag Team Champions, five-time All-Asia Tag Team Champions (AJPW), definition of a "shooting star" in wrestling

No. 7 The Outsiders (Kevin Nash and Scott Hall)
Six-time WCW Tag Team Champions, TNA Tag Team Champions, showed up for work intoxicated countless times

vs. No. 10 Nasty Boys (Brian Knobbs and Jerry Sags)
Three-time WCW Tag Team Champions, WWE World Tag Team Champions, will follow Hulk Hogan anywhere he works, even the Hooters knock-off restaurant he opened

No. 3 Public Enemy (Rocco Rock and Johnny Grunge)
Four-time ECW Tag Team Champions, NWA World Tag Team Champions, WCW Tag Team Champions, both died way way way WAY too young

vs. No. 14 Natural Disasters (Earthquake and Typhoon)
WWE World Tag Team Champions, Earthquake once sat on Jake Roberts' garden hose snake

No. 6 Owen Hart and Yokozuna
Two-time WWE World Tag Team Champions, another team gone way too young, Jesus

vs. No. 11 Hollywood Blondes (Steve Austin and Brian Pillman)
Two-time NWA/WCW World Tag Team Champions, one once chased the other with a gun on live TV

Alright, get your vote on, everyone!