The Best Tag Teams in Wrestling Ever

by jwoehr | created - 22 Dec 2011 | updated - 30 Dec 2011 | Public

1. Mike Hegstrand

Actor | AWA All-Star Wrestling

Mike Hegstrand was born on January 26, 1957 in St. Paul, Minnesota, USA as Michael James Hegstrand. He was an actor, known for AWA All-Star Wrestling (1960), WCW Monday Nitro (1995) and WWF Superstars (1986). He was married to Dale Watts and Judy Pendzimas. He died on October 19, 2003 in Seminole, ...

LOD

2. The Steiner Brothers

Music_department | Slumber Party '57

The Steiner Brothers is known for his work on Slumber Party '57 (1976), The Jerry Lewis Show (1963) and The Ed Sullivan Show (1948).

3. Bret Hart

Actor | WCW Monday Nitro

Bret Hart is one of Canada's most successful wrestlers. He is also recognized as one of the worlds best wrestlers ever. Hart comes from the legendary Hart Family of Calgary, Alberta, Canada. He owns a junior hockey team named after him and has his own column in the Calgary Sun. Bret has held the ...

Hart Foundation

4. Arn Anderson

Actor | Saturday Night's Main Event

Arn Anderson was born on September 20, 1958 in Rome, Georgia, USA as Martin Anthony Lunde. He is an actor and producer, known for Saturday Night's Main Event (1985), WCW Thunder (1998) and WWE Raw (1993). He has been married to Erin D. Lunde since 1984. They have two children.

Anderson and Tully Blanchard

5. Michael Hayes

Camera_department | The Libertine

Freebirds

6. Kevin Nash

Actor | Magic Mike

Kevin Nash is one of the most well-known personalities in the wrestling business and has established himself not only in the realm of sports, but in the entertainment world, as well.

Kevin grew up in Detroit, Michigan with dreams of playing on a professional basketball team. He played basketball for...

Outsiders

7. Shawn Michaels

Actor | WWF War Zone

Began his career in Texas. Trained by the legendary Jose Lothario, Shawn Michaels wrestled in Kansas, where he met fellow wrestler, Marty Jannetty. 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 ...

Rockers

8. Jeff Hardy

Actor | WWF SmackDown!

Jeff Hardy was born on August 31, 1977 in Cameron, North Carolina, USA as Jeffrey Nero Hardy. He is an actor, known for WWE Smackdown! (1999), WWE Superstars (2009) and WWE Sunday Night Heat (1998). He has been married to Beth Britt since March 9, 2011. They have two children.

Hardy Boys

9. Adam Copeland

Actor | Haven

Adam Copeland, is an actor and retired professional wrestler who wrestled as Edge in the WWE, He starred as one of the leads in the fifth season of the popular television series Haven on Syfy. He also starred as a recurring character on the History Channel series Vikings. Canadian born, Copeland's ...

Edge and Christian

10. Barry Darsow

Actor | Saturday Night's Main Event

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. 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. Also ...

Demolition

11. Brian James

Actor | World Championship Wrestling

Brian James was born on May 20, 1969 in Marietta, Georgia, USA as Brian Girard James. He is an actor and producer, known for WCW World Championship Wrestling (1985), WWF Superstars (1986) and WWE Smackdown! (1999). He has been married to Tracy since September 14, 1996. They have three children.

Newage Outlaws

12. Bobby Roode

Actor | Against All Odds

Bobby Roode was born on January 1, 1977 in Peterborough, Ontario, Canada as Robert Roode. He is an actor, known for Against All Odds (2011), Final Resolution (2009) and Bound for Glory (2009).

Beer Money

13. Mark LoMonaco

Actor | ECW Hardcore TV

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 ...

Dudleys

14. Josh Harter

Stunts | The Agency: Pursuit of the Ares Virus

Josh Harter was born on February 4, 1982 in Detroit, Michigan, USA. He is known for his work on The Agency: Pursuit of the Ares Virus (2010), TNA Impact! Wrestling (2004) and TNA Wrestling: Best of X-Division Matches (2003).

Motor City Machine Guns

15. Mark Calaway

Actor | Suburban Commando

Born on March 24, 1965. Best known as "The Undertaker" from World Wrestling Entertainment. He first came to the WWF in 1990 as Ted DiBiase's mystery partner at The Survivor Series (1990). At first, he was a heel, but later turned face, around WrestleMania VIII (1992). He has held the WWF World ...

Brothers of Destruction

16. Eddie Guerrero

Actor | WCW Thunder

One of the great Hispanic wrestlers, Eddie Guerrero grew up part of the famous wrestling family: The Guerreros. His father Gory Guerrero became a star in the U.S., an icon in Texas and a legend in Mexico. Eddie's brothers, Hector, Amadno and Chavo, Sr. also became wrestlers. Both Hector and Amando ...

Los Guerreros

17. Davey Boy Smith

Actor | WCW Monday Nitro

Davey Boy Smith was born on November 27, 1962 in Manchester, England as David Boy Smith. He was an actor, known for WCW Monday Nitro (1995), WCW World Championship Wrestling (1985) and WCW Thunder (1998). He was married to Diana Hart. He died on May 18, 2002 in Invermere, British Columbia, Canada.

British Bulldogs

18. Rob Van Dam

Self | W.W.E. 24

He was trained by the Original Sheik, Ed Farhat, who was one of pro-wrestling's classic and greatest bad guys. 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, ...

Rob Van Dam and Sabu

19. Brian Yandrisovitz

Actor | WCW Monday Nitro

Brian Yandrisovitz was born on May 6, 1964 in Allentown, Pennsylvania, USA as Brian E Yandrisovitz. He is an actor and producer, known for WCW Monday Nitro (1995), Saturday Night's Main Event (1985) and TNA Impact! Wrestling (2004). He has been married to Mary Moran since January 21, 1994.

Nasty Boys

20. Booker Huffman

Actor | WWE: OMG! - The Top 50 Incidents in WWE History

Booker Huffman was born on March 1, 1965 in Houston, Texas, USA as Booker Tio Huffman Jr. He is an actor and producer, known for WWE: OMG! - The Top 50 Incidents in WWE History (2011), WCW Monday Nitro (1995) and WCW Worldwide Wrestling (1975). He has been married to Sharmell Sullivan-Huffman since...

Harlem Heat

21. Ted DiBiase

Actor | WWWF Championship Wrestling

The son of a professional wrestler, Ted DiBiase had started his pro wrestling career as a fan favorite, but soon "changed sides" and became a heel throughout the rest of his career. DiBiase entered the World Wrestling Federation (WWF) in the late 1980s where he gained most of his fame as "The ...

Money Inc.

22. Owen Hart

Actor | Saturday Night's Main Event

Owen Hart was one of twelve children from a legendary Canadian wrestling family. His brother Bret is also one of the most well known wrestlers of all time. Owen was one of the best wrestlers in the business and his major accomplishments include being the 1994 King of the Ring, former ...

Owen and Davey Boy Smith

23. Chris Jericho

Actor | MacGruber

American-born, Canadian-raised professional wrestler, rock singer, actor and author. Debuted in 1990 in Calgary after training in the Hart Family Dungeon. He competed for Stampede Wrestling, for the Canadian National Wrestling Alliance (no connection to the National Wrestling Alliance) and West ...

With Christian

24. Ed Leslie

Actor | WWWF Championship Wrestling

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). His most famous persona was Brutus "The Barber" Beefcake in the WWF from 1984-1993. He Co-Held the ...

Beefcake and Greg Valentine

25. Steve Borden

Actor | Ready to Rumble

He has held the WCW World Title 10 times, and has been the US, Tag, TV, and the US tag champ. He has been the only wrestler to stay in WCW since the late 1980s and he had reconstructive knee surgery in 1991. Steve aka Sting is also the only wrestler from the WCW who has never worked for WWE.

Sting and Luger

26. Randy Savage

Actor | Spider-Man

One of the most colorful wrestlers in and out of the ring, Randy "Macho Man" Savage became a larger-than-life pop icon along with other wrestling superstars, such as "Rowdy" Roddy Piper, Hulk Hogan, Jimmy Snuka (aka "Superfly Jimmy Snuka"), Jesse Ventura and Dwayne Johnson (aka "The Rock").

When ...

And Hogan

27. John Tenta

Actor | WCW Monday Nitro

Deceased Canadian Sumo turned professional wrestler best known for his work for WWE from 1989 to 1993. 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. He trained in All Japan ...

Natural Disasters

28. Tonga Fifita

Actor | WWWF Championship Wrestling

Born in the South Pacific island which shares his first name, Tonga 'Uli'uli Fifita was entrenched in athletic competition from an early age. He attended Tonga College, an all-boys school, where the top sport was rugby. After a troupe of Japanese sumo wrestlers visited the island kingdom in an ...

Faces of Fear

29. Steve Austin

Actor | The Condemned

'Stone Cold' Steve Austin was born in Victoria, Texas, as Steven James Anderson, on December 18, 1964, the youngest of five children. His mother, Beverly Jane (Harrison), remarried to Kenneth Williams, and he took his stepfather's surname. He played football at the North Texas State University. He ...

Hollywood Blondes, awesome team. Should be higher, I know.

30. Ray Traylor

Actor | WWF Superstars of Wrestling

Ray Traylor was born on May 2, 1963 in Marietta, Georgia, USA as Ray Washington Traylor Jr. He was an actor, known for WWF Superstars (1986), Saturday Night's Main Event (1985) and WCW World Championship Wrestling (1985). He was married to Angela Easterwood. He died on September 22, 2004 in Dallas,...

Twin Towers

31. Dwayne Johnson

Actor | Journey 2: The Mysterious Island

Dwayne Douglas Johnson, also known as The Rock, was born on May 2, 1972 in Hayward, California, to Ata Johnson (born Feagaimaleata Fitisemanu Maivia) and Canadian-born professional wrestler Rocky Johnson (born Wayde Douglas Bowles). His father is black (of Black Nova Scotian descent), and his ...

Rock and Sock Connection

32. Ron Simmons

Actor | WWF War Zone

Ron Simmons was born on May 15, 1958 in Perry, Georgia, USA. He is an actor, known for WWF War Zone (1998), WWF Superstars (1986) and WWF Shotgun Saturday Night (1997). He has been married to Michelle Golden since October 22, 1987. They have four children.

Doom

33. Paul Levesque

Actor | Blade: Trinity

Paul Levesque, otherwise known as Triple H, has established himself on the big scene in Blade: Trinity (2004) opposite Wesley Snipes. 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 ...

And HBK

34. Rey Mysterio

Actor | Lucha Underground

Was a professional wrestler for WCW although he made his wrestling debut in Mexico. Dropped out of school to become pro wrestler in Mexico but there were points during his career where he'd do homework in the lockerroom. Debuted as a wrestler and won his debut match. Nephew of wrestler Rey Misterio...

Eddie Guerrero and Rey Mysterio

35. Dean Malenko

Actor | WCW Thunder

Retired American professional wrestler best known for his work for ECW and WCW during the 1990s. He is the son of the late wrestling legend Boris Malenko. He debuted in Florida in 1979 and proceeded to work all over the world, particularly in Japan. He teamed with his brother Joe for years. He also...

And Beniot

36. Chris Candido

Actor | WCW Thunder

Chris Candido was born on March 21, 1972 in Spring Lake, New Jersey, USA as Christopher B. Candito. He was an actor, known for WCW Thunder (1998), WWF Superstars (1986) and WCW Spring Stampede (2000). He was married to Tammy Sytch. He died on April 28, 2005 in Matawan, New Jersey.

And Lance Storm

37. Ric Flair

Actor | WWE Monday Night RAW

Richard Morgan Fliehr isn't what you'd expect from a professional wrestler. A medical student at Minnesota University (his father was a doctor, his mother an actress), Flair dropped out college to train for the mat wars under legendary former AWA World champ Verne Gagne. He made his professional ...

And Arm Anderson

38. John Bradshaw

Writer | Bradshaw on Homecoming

John Bradshaw was born on June 29, 1933 in Houston, Texas, USA as John Elliot Bradshaw. He was a writer, known for Bradshaw on Homecoming (1990). He was married to Karen Ann Mabray and Nancy Gail Swanberg Isaacs. He died on May 8, 2016 in Houston.

APA

39. Bryan E. Clark II

Actor | WCW Monday Nitro

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 went to the World Wrestling Federation in 1993 as "Adam Bomb", where he achieved mid-card status. He showed ...

Kronik

40. Shelton Benjamin

Actor | Sunday Night Heat

Shelton Benjamin was born in Orangeburg, South Carolina on July 9, 1976. A powerful athelete from an early age, Shelton was the South Carolina state heavyweight champion in high school wrestling in both his junior and senior years at Orangeburg-Wilkinson High School. In addition to his wrestling ...

And Charlie Haas

41. Booker Huffman

Actor | WWE: OMG! - The Top 50 Incidents in WWE History

Booker Huffman was born on March 1, 1965 in Houston, Texas, USA as Booker Tio Huffman Jr. He is an actor and producer, known for WWE: OMG! - The Top 50 Incidents in WWE History (2011), WCW Monday Nitro (1995) and WCW Worldwide Wrestling (1975). He has been married to Sharmell Sullivan-Huffman since...

And Goldust

42. Ricky Morton

Actor | The Zombie Project

Ricky Morton was born on September 21, 1956 in Nashville, Tennessee, USA as Rickey Wendell Morton. He is an actor, known for The Zombie Project (2017), ECW Crossing the Line Again (1997) and WCW Worldwide Wrestling (1975).

Rock n Roll Express